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George Diaz: Kurt Busch rolls while ex-girlfriend reels in controversy

George Diaz: Kurt Busch rolls while ex-girlfriend reels in controversy

June 17th, 2015 11:29 am by By George Diaz, Orlando Sentinel (TNS)

Busch won the rain-shortened race at Michigan on Sunday, but that may not be nearly as satisfying for Busch as the problems that Driscoll is having on the legal front.

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. gets engaged while on trip to Germany

Dale Earnhardt Jr. gets engaged while on trip to Germany

June 17th, 2015 11:28 am by Associated Press

NASCAR's most popular driver has been dating Amy Reimann since 2009. She posted news of the engagement on Twitter with a photo of the pair in a Lutheran church where Earnhardt's family had attended seven generations and 300 years ago.

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RCR makes Labbe Dillon's new crew chief

RCR makes Labbe Dillon's new crew chief

June 15th, 2015 7:12 pm by Associated Press

Austin Dillon is a two-time Xfinity Series champion but has just five top-10 finishes since moving to the Sprint Cup Series last year. He's currently 23rd in the standings heading into a rare off weekend for NASCAR.

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Gatlin picks up first win of year at LPR

Gatlin picks up first win of year at LPR

June 14th, 2015 8:36 pm by Staff Report

Lance Gatlin earned his first NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Late Model Stock victory of the season Saturday night at Lonesome Pine Raceway following a race-long battle with Ryan Stiltner.

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Kurt Busch wins rain-shortened Michigan race

Kurt Busch wins rain-shortened Michigan race

June 14th, 2015 7:44 pm by NOAH TRISTER, AP Sports Writer

Kurt Busch won his second NASCAR Sprint Cup race of the season, a rain-shortened event at Michigan International Speedway on Sunday that was called 62 laps short of its scheduled distance.

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Busch wins at Michigan in return to Xfinity Series

Busch wins at Michigan in return to Xfinity Series

June 13th, 2015 6:30 pm by NOAH TRISTER, AP Sports Writer

Kyle Busch returned to NASCAR's Xfinity Series on Saturday for the first time since his scary accident, and he did so with a flourish - winning at Michigan International Speedway.

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Fontaine, McCarty earn Kingsport Speedway NASCAR wins

Fontaine, McCarty earn Kingsport Speedway NASCAR wins

June 13th, 2015 5:59 pm by Staff Report

Divisional points leader Ronnie McCarty picked up his fifth victory of the season on Friday at Kingsport Speedway.

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Kahne ends long drought with Michigan pole

Kahne ends long drought with Michigan pole

June 12th, 2015 8:00 pm by Associated Press

Kasey Kahne took his first NASCAR Sprint Cup pole in nearly 32 months Friday, topping qualifying at Michigan International Speedway with a lap of 201.992 mph.

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Johnson, Truex Jr. among racers testing at Darlington

Johnson, Truex Jr. among racers testing at Darlington

June 11th, 2015 9:30 am by PETE IACOBELLI, AP Sports Writer

Truex Jr. led the most laps at Kansas, Charlotte and Dover yet didn't win any of them. He finally broke through this past Sunday for victory at Pocono, ending a nearly two-year drought and all but locking him into NASCAR's championship chase.

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George Diaz's NASCAR notebook

George Diaz's NASCAR notebook

June 10th, 2015 9:44 am by By George Diaz, Orlando Sentinel (TNS)

The issue, as always, is to make races competitive and avoid long stretches where everybody plays follow the leader. So there will be tinkering. And as always, not everyone will be happy with the tinkering.

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