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Kenseth grabs Sprint Cup pole at Homestead

Kenseth grabs Sprint Cup pole at Homestead

November 15th, 2013 8:00 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Matt Kenseth won the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series pole Friday at Homestead-Miami Speedway for the season-ending and championship-deciding race.

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Green to sub for hospitalized McClure

Green to sub for hospitalized McClure

November 15th, 2013 7:02 pm by Associated Press

Jeff Green will drive in place of Eric McClure in Saturday’s Nationwide Series season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. McClure remains hospitalized in Las Vegas with an undisclosed illness.

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Doctors tell Franchitti he can no longer race

Doctors tell Franchitti he can no longer race

November 14th, 2013 5:21 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti reluctantly retired Thursday after doctors told him it is too dangerous to continue racing following the injuries he suffered in a crash last month.

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NASCAR driver Bayne reveals he has MS; Knoxville native plans to keep racing

NASCAR driver Bayne reveals he has MS; Knoxville native plans to keep racing

November 12th, 2013 2:01 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Determined to learn exactly what caused his mystery illness in 2011, Trevor Bayne made repeated visits to the Mayo Clinic, asking questions about his health and medical history. Finally in June, he got an answer: multiple sclerosis.

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Pastrana leaving NASCAR after season finale

Pastrana leaving NASCAR after season finale

November 11th, 2013 7:19 pm by Associated Press

Citing a lack of sponsorship, a desire to spend time with his family and frustration over his struggles in the sport, Travis Pastrana said Monday he’s leaving NASCAR after this weekend’s season finale Nationwide Series race at Homestead.

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BMS revs up for Speedway in Lights

BMS revs up for Speedway in Lights

November 11th, 2013 5:49 pm by Staff Report

Bristol Motor Speedway and Dragway will be transformed into a four-plus mile winter wonderland Nov. 15 as Ford Speedway in Lights powered by TVA kicks off its 17th season, featuring a new Battle at Bristol Fan Zone and light display.

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Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Phoenix Chase Race

Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Phoenix Chase Race

November 11th, 2013 5:48 pm by Dave Ongie

By the time the checkered flag waves in Homestead next Sunday, Matt Kenseth’s best season ever won’t be enough. Jimmie Johnson will almost certainly celebrate his sixth Cup championship.

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Harvick wins at Phoenix International Raceway; Johnson widens points lead

Harvick wins at Phoenix International Raceway; Johnson widens points lead

November 10th, 2013 8:00 pm by JENNA FRYER,AP Auto Racing Writer

AVONDALE, Ariz. — Jimmie Johnson seized control of the championship battle following a disastrous performance by Matt Kenseth on Sunday at Phoenix International Raceway.

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Kyle Busch picks up 12th Nationwide Series victory

Kyle Busch picks up 12th Nationwide Series victory

November 9th, 2013 8:52 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

AVONDALE, Ariz. — Kyle Busch picked up his 12th win of the season Saturday at Phoenix International Raceway, leading a race-high 169 laps.

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Burton plans on staying in driver's seat

Burton plans on staying in driver's seat

November 8th, 2013 6:45 pm by JOHN MARSHALL, AP Sports Writer

Jeff Burton will become the sixth driver to make 1,000 NASCAR national series starts when he competes this weekend at Phoenix International Raceway. He plans to add to his total next season, but isn’t saying where.

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