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Labonte to enter Daytona 500 with Phoenix Racing

Labonte to enter Daytona 500 with Phoenix Racing

December 17th, 2013 4:32 pm by Associated Press

Veteran NASCAR Driver Bobby Labonte will attempt to qualify for the season-opening Daytona 500 for Phoenix Racing.

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Andretti helps PlayStation promote Gran Turismo 6

Andretti helps PlayStation promote Gran Turismo 6

December 16th, 2013 11:06 pm by Associated Press

Mario Andretti is helping PlayStation promote its new video game, Gran Turismo 6. PlayStation is marking the game's launch with the social video documentary “First Love,” which focuses on Andretti and the moment he fell in love with his 1948 Hornet.

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Ganassi hires Briscoe to drive fourth car

Ganassi hires Briscoe to drive fourth car

December 13th, 2013 11:06 pm by MICHAEL MAROT, AP Sports Writer

Ryan Briscoe was hired by Chip Ganassi on Friday as the fourth driver on the series’ most dominant IndyCar team, filling the vacancy left by Dario Franchitti’s retirement.

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Update: Threat of rain cancels burning of Mayfield's former home

Update: Threat of rain cancels burning of Mayfield's former home

December 13th, 2013 2:03 pm by Associated Press

The scheduled burning of the million-dollar home once owned by former NASCAR driver Jeremy Mayfield as part of a fire training exercise has been canceled.

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Iconic No. 3 returns to Sprint Cup Series

Iconic No. 3 returns to Sprint Cup Series

December 11th, 2013 2:24 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

The move has been long anticipated because car owner Richard Childress has allowed his grandson to use the No. 3 as he's moved through NASCAR's ranks.

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Johnson and Knaus are NASCAR's magical combination

Johnson and Knaus are NASCAR's magical combination

December 9th, 2013 12:18 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Johnson has won 66 races since Hendrick paired him with Knaus for the start of the 2002 season. They reeled off an unprecedented five consecutive Cup titles from 2006 through 2010, and after a two-year hiatus they captured No. 6.

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Earnhardt wins 11th Most Popular Driver award

Earnhardt wins 11th Most Popular Driver award

December 6th, 2013 9:17 am by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Dale Earnhardt Jr., who was presented with the NASCAR NMPA Most Popular Driver Award at the annual Myers Brothers luncheon, broke a tie with 16-time winner Bill Elliott for the most consecutive years as winner.

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NASCAR changes Hall of Fame eligibility process

NASCAR changes Hall of Fame eligibility process

December 5th, 2013 3:42 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

NASCAR announced sweeping changes to the Hall of Fame election process Thursday, including tweaks that make Bill Elliott and Mark Martin immediately eligible for enshrinement.

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NBC Sports adds Allen to NASCAR booth

NBC Sports adds Allen to NASCAR booth

December 4th, 2013 11:39 pm by Associated Press

NBC Sports Group has named Rick Allen lead race announcer for its coverage of NASCAR. Allen will join driver Jeff Burton in the booth for coverage that begins in 2015. The third member of the broadcast team has yet to be announced.

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Stewart picked for 'NASCAR '14' video game cover

Stewart picked for 'NASCAR '14' video game cover

December 3rd, 2013 1:25 pm by Associated Press

Stewart's fan base seemed to rally around the injured driver, who missed the final months of the season after breaking his right leg in an Aug. 5 sprint car crash.

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