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Actor Vince Vaughn named grand marshal for Daytona 500

Actor Vince Vaughn named grand marshal for Daytona 500

February 10th, 2015 4:02 pm by Associated Press

Actor Vince Vaughn, who starred in the movies "Wedding Crashers," ''Old School" and "Swingers," will serve as grand marshal for the upcoming Daytona 500.

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NASCAR elevates Helton to vice chairman

NASCAR elevates Helton to vice chairman

February 9th, 2015 5:25 pm by Associated Press

NASCAR has elevated Mike Helton from president to vice chairman, and added Chief Operating Officer Brent Dewar to its board of directors.

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Hagan wins season-opening NHRA Winternationals

Hagan wins season-opening NHRA Winternationals

February 8th, 2015 9:50 pm by Associated Press

Defending Funny Car champion Matt Hagan opened the season with a victory Sunday in the NHRA Winternationals at historic Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.

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Brad Keselowski expecting 1st child this NASCAR season

Brad Keselowski expecting 1st child this NASCAR season

February 5th, 2015 9:44 am by Associated Press

Brad Keselowski announced Wednesday on his blog that he and girlfriend Paige White are expecting a daughter. He did not announce a due date, and requested privacy for his unborn child.

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Austin Dillon looks to join 'chaos' in Year 2 in No. 3 car

Austin Dillon looks to join 'chaos' in Year 2 in No. 3 car

February 4th, 2015 9:33 am by STEVE REED, AP Sports Writer

While driving Dale Earnhardt's legendary black No. 3 Chevrolet last season was the experience of a lifetime for Austin Dillon, "nothing crazy happened" in his rookie season.

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IndyCar doesn't plan to race in Brazil this year

IndyCar doesn't plan to race in Brazil this year

February 3rd, 2015 6:45 pm by TALES AZZONI, AP Sports Writer

IndyCar is not considering returning to Brazil this year after local organizers surprisingly canceled the series' season opener citing financial difficulties.

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Elliott heads newest NASCAR Hall of Fame class

Elliott heads newest NASCAR Hall of Fame class

January 30th, 2015 11:20 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Bill Elliott headlined the sixth class of inductees into NASCAR's Hall of Fame, a group that included three champions, the first African-American winner and a driver with movie star looks.

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Chase Elliott to replace Jeff Gordon in No. 24 next season

Chase Elliott to replace Jeff Gordon in No. 24 next season

January 29th, 2015 1:44 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Chase Elliott will replace Jeff Gordon in the No. 24 Chevrolet when the four-time NASCAR champion gives up his seat at the end of this season.

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Rejuvenated McLaren shows off new Honda-powered car for 2015

Rejuvenated McLaren shows off new Honda-powered car for 2015

January 29th, 2015 9:20 am by Associated Press

Energized by a restructured driver lineup and a renewed relationship with Honda, McLaren showed off its new car for the 2015 season that the English team expects will restore the fortunes of one of Formula One's biggest names.

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Stewart buys national sprint car series tour

Stewart buys national sprint car series tour

January 28th, 2015 1:52 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart can't bear to be away from the grass-roots level of racing, and he has added another piece to his growing portfolio by acquiring the All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series

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