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Finchum sweeps twin Late Model races at LPR

Finchum sweeps twin Late Model races at LPR

May 18th, 2014 7:02 pm by Staff Report

Chad Finchum made a twin killing Saturday night at Lonesome Pine Raceway. Running against the largest field of Late Model Stock Cars in years at LPR, the Knoxville driver dominated both 50-lap twin races, adding two more victories to his haul.

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Carpenter wins second straight Indy 500 pole

Carpenter wins second straight Indy 500 pole

May 18th, 2014 5:45 pm by DAN GELSTON, AP Sports Writer

Local driver Ed Carpenter has made himself at home on the Indianapolis 500 pole. Carpenter bumped James Hinchcliffe from the top spot, posting a four-lap average of 231.067 mph to win the 500 pole for the second straight year.

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McMurray pulls off surprise win in All-Star race

McMurray pulls off surprise win in All-Star race

May 18th, 2014 12:02 am by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

CONCORD, N.C. — Jamie McMurray, a 40-1 long shot, had a $1 million payday Saturday night with an upset victory in the Sprint All-Star Race.

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Youth is served in Iowa Nationwide qualifying

Youth is served in Iowa Nationwide qualifying

May 17th, 2014 10:18 pm by Associated Press

Ryan Blaney became the youngest winner in the history of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at Iowa Speedway two years ago. On Sunday, he'll attempt to become the youngest driver to win a Nationwide Series race on Iowa's short track.

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Carpenter grabs top seed in Indy's pole shootout

Carpenter grabs top seed in Indy's pole shootout

May 17th, 2014 8:17 pm by MICHAEL MAROT, AP Sports Writer

When Ed Carpenter, Carlos Munoz and Helio Castroneves were pushed to the edge Saturday, each remained calm and came up with their best-qualifying runs of the day. Now they have to do it again one more time Sunday.

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PHOTO GALLERY & VIDEO: Finchum and Van Dyke survive the storm to nab Twin-35 Late Model wins

PHOTO GALLERY & VIDEO: Finchum and Van Dyke survive the storm to nab Twin-35 Late Model wins - VIDEO

May 17th, 2014 1:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

A pre-race downpour Friday evening foreshadowed the storm to come as some of the tightest racing action this season at Kingsport Speedway also spawned a couple of the year's biggest crashes.

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Bowyer wins Showdown, Wise surprise winner of fan vote

Bowyer wins Showdown, Wise surprise winner of fan vote

May 16th, 2014 9:20 pm by JENNA FRYER, Auto Racing Writer

Clint Bowyer won Friday night's Sprint Showdown to earn an automatic transfer into the $1 million Sprint All-Star Race. The upset Friday night went to Josh Wise, the stunning winner of the fan vote.

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Chase Elliott finally set to graduate high school

Chase Elliott finally set to graduate high school

May 15th, 2014 11:38 pm by LUKE MEREDITH, AP Sports Writer

Chase Elliott has risen to the top of the Nationwide Series while dealing with the responsibilities that come with being a teenager. Imagine how good the 18-year-old might become now that he won't have to worry about high school anymore.

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525s joining Steel Heads for $2,000 to win feature May 17 at The Gap

525s joining Steel Heads for $2,000 to win feature May 17 at The Gap

May 15th, 2014 1:42 pm by Staff Report

Their first joint venture will be a 40-lap $2,000 to win feature this Saturday, May 17 at the World's fastest 4/10ths oval.

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Allgaier to sit out Showdown after 3 wrecks

Allgaier to sit out Showdown after 3 wrecks

May 13th, 2014 9:42 pm by Associated Press

HScott Motorsports pulled rookie Justin Allgaier from the entry list for the Sprint Showdown on Tuesday after accidents in three of his past four races.

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