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Chase Elliott to run for Nationwide title with JRM, NAPA

Chase Elliott to run for Nationwide title with JRM, NAPA

January 6th, 2014 12:52 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Budding star Chase Elliott has landed a full-time NASCAR ride for 2014 with JR Motorsports, with surprise sponsorship from NAPA Auto Parts.

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Supporters gather outside hospital on Schumacher's 45th birthday

Supporters gather outside hospital on Schumacher's 45th birthday

January 3rd, 2014 6:34 pm by DEBORAH GOUFFRAN, Associated Press

Michael Schumacher’s friends and family took turns by his hospital bed Friday as fans rallied outside the hospital to support the critically injured Formula One great on his 45th birthday.

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Small improvement for Schumacher after second surgery

Small improvement for Schumacher after second surgery

December 31st, 2013 9:30 am by Associated Press

Michael Schumacher underwent a second surgery after a brain scan showed small, “surprising” signs of improvement, but grim doctors said Tuesday they could offer no insight into the prognosis for the Formula 1 champion.

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F1’s Schumacher in medically induced coma

F1’s Schumacher in medically induced coma

December 30th, 2013 7:27 pm by GRAHAM DUNBAR, Associated Press

Doctors offered a grim assessment of Michael Schumacher’s head injuries Monday, providing no prognosis for the Formula One driving great after his skiing accident in the French Alps.

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Update: Former F1 champ Schumacher in critical condition after skiing accident

Update: Former F1 champ Schumacher in critical condition after skiing accident

December 29th, 2013 2:26 pm by Associated Press

Seven-time Formula One champion Michael Schumacher was in critical condition after undergoing brain surgery following a skiing accident in the French Alps on Sunday, doctors said.

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Franchitti planning to keep his hands on racing

Franchitti planning to keep his hands on racing

December 19th, 2013 1:54 pm by MICHAEL MAROT, AP Sports Writer

More than after a month announcing his retirement, the four-time IndyCar Series champion finally felt well enough to take questions at Ganassi's race shop in Indianapolis.

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Kahne, Stewart entering Chili Bowl in remembrance of Leffler

Kahne, Stewart entering Chili Bowl in remembrance of Leffler

December 18th, 2013 9:50 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Kasey Kahne and Tony Stewart are entering next month’s Chili Bowl Nationals in honor of late racer Jason Leffler, who died from injuries suffered in a June sprint car crash.

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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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