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Franchitti needs second surgery following Houston crash

Franchitti needs second surgery following Houston crash

October 7th, 2013 6:23 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti will need a second surgery on the broken right ankle he suffered when his car went airborne into the fence during the last lap of the Grand Prix of Houston.

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SHR: Stewart has third surgery on leg

SHR: Stewart has third surgery on leg

October 7th, 2013 1:23 pm by Associated Press

NASCAR driver Tony Stewart was recovering Monday from a third surgery on his right leg following an August crash at an Iowa sprint car track.

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Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Kansas Chase race

Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Kansas Chase race

October 7th, 2013 12:48 pm by Dave Ongie

Some of the best drivers who have ever competed in the sport are in their prime and locked in an intriguing race for a Cup championship. The problem is they are stuck driving race cars that handle more like UPS trucks.

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Harvick wins wreck-filled race at Kansas Speedway

Harvick wins wreck-filled race at Kansas Speedway

October 6th, 2013 6:15 pm by DAVE SKRETTA, AP Sports Writer

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Kevin Harvick won a wreck-filled race at Kansas Speedway on Sunday, keeping out of trouble all afternoon and making a big move in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.

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Kenseth wins Nationwide race at Kansas Speedway

Kenseth wins Nationwide race at Kansas Speedway

October 5th, 2013 10:28 pm by DAVE SKRETTA, AP Sports Writer

The winner of the last two Sprint Cup races at the track, Matt Kenseth got into his Nationwide car and drove it to victory Saturday, taking advantage of a controversial late-race wreck.

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Chaser Kyle Busch crashes in practice

Chaser Kyle Busch crashes in practice

October 5th, 2013 1:53 pm by Associated Press

Chase contender Kyle Busch slapped the wall hard in the opening minutes of practice at Kansas Speedway on Saturday and will go to a backup car for this weekend's race.

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Penske inks Keselowski, Miller Lite through '17

Penske inks Keselowski, Miller Lite through '17

October 3rd, 2013 8:29 am by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Penske on Wednesday revealed multiyear extensions with both Keselowski and Miller Lite through the 2017 season.

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'Mod Madness' Slated for Lonesome PIne Raceway this weekend

'Mod Madness' Slated for Lonesome PIne Raceway this weekend

October 1st, 2013 3:48 pm by George Thwaites

Drivers from throughout the region will be traveling to the high-banks of The Pine to take on the madness.

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Larson, 21, to make Sprint Cup debut at Charlotte

Larson, 21, to make Sprint Cup debut at Charlotte

October 1st, 2013 2:05 pm by Associated Press

Kyle Larson will make his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series debut next week at Charlotte Motor Speedway driving for Phoenix Racing.

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Earnhardt finds little consolation in finishing second at Dover

Earnhardt finds little consolation in finishing second at Dover

October 1st, 2013 6:36 am by By Randy Covitz, The Kansas City Star (MCT)

There wasn’t much more Dale Earnhardt Jr. could do. He set a Dover International Speedway track record in winning the pole for last Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup AAA 400. He led a season-best 80 laps in the race.

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