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Stewart, undaunted by layoff, returns to racing

Stewart, undaunted by layoff, returns to racing

February 14th, 2014 1:32 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Tony Stewart is 20 pounds lighter and has a titanium rod in his surgically repaired right leg. But when the green flag drops Saturday night at Daytona for his first race since the accident, he believes it will be the same old "Smoke" behind the wheel.

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LPR rejoins NASCAR Whelen All-American Series

LPR rejoins NASCAR Whelen All-American Series

February 12th, 2014 5:16 pm by Staff Report

Lonesome Pine Raceway will regain to NASCAR sanction this season for the first time since 2004 when it rejoins the Whelen All-American Series, creating a two-track, two-state circuit for area drivers and fans.

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Richard Petty doubts Danica Patrick’s ability to win

Richard Petty doubts Danica Patrick’s ability to win

February 11th, 2014 12:04 am by Associated Press

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — NASCAR Hall of Fame driver Richard Petty says Danica Patrick can only win a Sprint Cup Series race “if everybody else stayed home.”

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Force smashes record with NHRA season-opening win

Force smashes record with NHRA season-opening win

February 10th, 2014 12:00 am by Associated Press

Funny Car legend John Force, 64, won the season-opening NHRA Winternationals on Sunday with a record-setting run.

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Food City and BMS sweeten the deal for ticket holders

Food City and BMS sweeten the deal for ticket holders

February 7th, 2014 7:20 am by Nick Shepherd

Food City will be launching a plus one program, which will allow season ticket holders at BMS to get one free ticket to bring a friend along.

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Duck Commander now NASCAR title sponsor at Texas

Duck Commander now NASCAR title sponsor at Texas

February 6th, 2014 2:36 pm by Associated Press

Texas Motor Speedway on Thursday announced a three-year title sponsorship agreement for its spring race with Duck Commander, the brand of best-selling duck calls and Robertson family-owned company featured on the A&E show "Duck Dynasty."

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Shepherd to attempt to make Daytona 500 at 72

Shepherd to attempt to make Daytona 500 at 72

February 5th, 2014 12:37 pm by Associated Press

Morgan Shepherd turned 72 in October. He became the oldest driver to compete in a Sprint Cup race last summer at New Hampshire.

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NASCAR creates new 'deterrence' penalty system

NASCAR creates new 'deterrence' penalty system

February 4th, 2014 3:31 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

The new system will be applied only to technical infractions; NASCAR will still handle behavioral offenses individually.

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Parrott nabs crew chief  job at TBR

Parrott nabs crew chief job at TBR

February 3rd, 2014 7:46 pm by Associated Press

Todd Parrott has landed a crew chief position in the Sprint Cup Series with Tommy Baldwin Racing. Parrott was suspended by NASCAR last year for failing a random drug test and it cost him his job with RPM.

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Kwasniewski to run Nationwide with Turner

Kwasniewski to run Nationwide with Turner

February 3rd, 2014 2:20 pm by Associated Press

Dylan Kwasniewski will run a full NASCAR Nationwide Series schedule for Turner Motorsports this season. Rockstar Energy Drink has signed on to sponsor the No. 31 Chevrolet for the 18-year-old driver.

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