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Fox making tweaks to revamped NASCAR scoreboard

Fox making tweaks to revamped NASCAR scoreboard

February 19th, 2014 2:24 pm by Associated Press

Fox Sports' attempt to modernize the scoring crawl is going back in for repairs. The network ditched the usual rolling leaderboard at the top of the screen for a rectangular box on the right side of the TV screen.

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Kurt Busch has championship hopes in move to SHR

Kurt Busch has championship hopes in move to SHR

February 19th, 2014 6:59 am by DAN GELSTON, AP Sports Writer

Busch was covertly courted by co-owner Gene Haas, the often overlooked "H'' in SHR, to round out a dream team of drivers that already included Stewart, a three-time Cup champion, and one of NASCAR's most popular stars in Danica Patrick.

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Kingsport native believes he has truck, crew chief, desire to win again at Daytona

Kingsport native believes he has truck, crew chief, desire to win again at Daytona

February 16th, 2014 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

John King believes he has the components needed to repeat his 2012 winning performance at Daytona International Speedway, including experience, a top-notch crew chief, a fast truck and a burning desire to win.

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Dillon puts No. 3 on pole for Daytona 500

Dillon puts No. 3 on pole for Daytona 500

February 16th, 2014 3:51 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Austin Dillon won the pole for the season-opening Daytona 500, putting the famed No. 3 Chevrolet back out front in the Sprint Cup Series for the firs time since Dale Earnhardt's fatal accident in 2001.

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Chevy still assessing cause of pace car fire

Chevy still assessing cause of pace car fire

February 16th, 2014 1:30 pm by Associated Press

Chevrolet said Sunday it is still assessing the cause of a fire in the trunk of the pace car at Daytona international Speedway.

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'Captain America' actor grand marshal for Daytona 500

'Captain America' actor grand marshal for Daytona 500

February 16th, 2014 1:18 pm by Associated Press

Actor Chris Evans will serve as grand marshal and give the command to "start your engines" for the Feb. 23 Daytona 500.

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Hamlin wins Sprint Unlimited at Daytona

Hamlin wins Sprint Unlimited at Daytona

February 15th, 2014 11:03 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Denny Hamlin won a race of attrition Saturday night, beating just seven other cars to the finish of the exhibition Sprint Unlimited.

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Pressley to run Hayden Woods Racing in 2014

Pressley to run Hayden Woods Racing in 2014

February 14th, 2014 7:26 pm by Staff Report

Robert Pressley, a former NASCAR star and promoter of Kingsport Speedway, will head up Hayden Woods' Late Model race team in 2014.

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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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