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Surgoinsville engine builders at top of drag racing universe

Surgoinsville engine builders at top of drag racing universe

October 27th, 2013 9:36 pm by Jeff Bobo

SURGOINSVILLE — It’s been more than four decades since Mike Allen Sr. had a blowout and rolled his souped-up 1967 Chevy Super Sport, landing in his history teacher’s front yard.

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Gordon grabs first  win of season at Martinsville

Gordon grabs first win of season at Martinsville

October 27th, 2013 6:30 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Jeff Gordon pulled into the championship picture Sunday with a win at Martinsville Speedway, his first of the season.

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Vickers intent on being ready for Daytona 500

Vickers intent on being ready for Daytona 500

October 27th, 2013 4:21 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Brian Vickers, sidelined with a blot clot, feels healthy enough to race. If he could promise his doctors he wouldn't crash, he'd be in the car Sunday at Martinsville Speedway.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Harvick apologizes for comments about car owner's grandsons

PHOTO GALLERY: Harvick apologizes for comments about car owner's grandsons

October 27th, 2013 1:14 pm by Associated Press

Kevin Harvick and Austin Dillon were involved in an on-track incident in the closing laps of Saturday's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Martinsville Speedway.

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Vettel claims fourth straight F1 title

Vettel claims fourth straight F1 title

October 27th, 2013 8:53 am by Associated Press

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel claimed his fourth straight Formula One championship Sunday after turning in a trademark clinical performance to win the Indian Grand Prix.

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Wallace makes history with Martinsville truck win

Wallace makes history with Martinsville truck win

October 26th, 2013 4:21 pm by MATT WEAVER, Associated Press

Darrell Wallace Jr. became the second black driver to win on NASCAR’s national level and first in a half-century, taking the Camping World Truck Series race Saturday at Martinsville Speedway.

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Hamlin wins pole on fast day at Martinsville

Hamlin wins pole on fast day at Martinsville

October 25th, 2013 6:15 pm by HANK KURZ Jr., AP Sports Writer

Denny Hamlin promised he would be a factor in Sunday’s NASCAR race at Martinsville Speedway, and he went out and proved it by leading a parade of drivers who smashed the track qualifying record.

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National Guard renews Earnhardt sponsorship

National Guard renews Earnhardt sponsorship

October 25th, 2013 4:25 pm by Associated Press

The Army National Guard has extended its sponsorship of Dale Earnhardt Jr. through the 2014 season.

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Authorities ID Tennessee NASCAR fan found dead at Talladega

Authorities ID Tennessee NASCAR fan found dead at Talladega

October 22nd, 2013 6:57 pm by Associated Press

Authorities have identified a Tennessee man who died of suspected carbon monoxide poisoning in his motorhome at the Talladega Superspeedway.

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RPM fires Parrott after crew chief fails drug test

RPM fires Parrott after crew chief fails drug test

October 22nd, 2013 6:10 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Richard Petty Motorsports fired Todd Parrott for violating NASCAR’s substance-abuse policy. Parrott was crew chief for the No. 43 car driven by Aric Almirola for the past year. NASCAR suspended him indefinitely last week for failing a random drug test.

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