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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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NASCAR's Kvapil takes plea deal in domestic assault case

NASCAR's Kvapil takes plea deal in domestic assault case

January 31st, 2014 9:56 pm by Associated Press

NASCAR driver Travis Kvapil received two years’ probation and must perform 72 hours of community service as part of a deferred prosecution agreement in his domestic assault case.

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NASCAR creates winner-take-all championship format

NASCAR creates winner-take-all championship format

January 30th, 2014 2:58 pm by Associated Press

An expanded 16-driver field will be whittled down to a final four through three rounds of eliminations. The remaining four drivers will go to the season finale with an equal chance to win the championship.

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