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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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Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Talladega Chase race

Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Talladega Chase race

October 21st, 2013 12:32 pm by Dave Ongie

Most of you won’t believe this, but I have something in common with Dale Earnhardt Jr. We both hate being beaten to the punch. And yet, it happened to both of us yesterday.

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Hayes, Peters big winners at Muddy Creek

Hayes, Peters big winners at Muddy Creek

October 20th, 2013 8:15 pm by Staff Report

The 26th Suzuki Top Gun Showdown at Muddy Creek Raceway ended with a bang Sunday. With a throng of riders out for the 16th and final round of the Mega Series Championship, it was a particularly rewarding day for a pair of Muddy Creek regulars.

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McMurray wins largely clean race at Talladega

McMurray wins largely clean race at Talladega

October 20th, 2013 6:43 pm by PAUL NEWBERRY, AP National Writer

TALLADEGA, Ala. — Jamie McMurray won at Talladega Superspeedway in a nearly clean race until rookie Austin Dillon lost control on the final lap Sunday, allowing the winner to coast across the line under caution.

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NASCAR fan from Tennessee dies of suspected gas leak at Talladega

NASCAR fan from Tennessee dies of suspected gas leak at Talladega

October 20th, 2013 2:12 pm by Associated Press

Talladega County authorities say a suspected carbon monoxide leak has killed a Tennessee man who was camping out for a NASCAR race.

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UPDATED RESULTS: Lancaster takes home grandfather clock in Kingsport Speedway finale

October 20th, 2013 12:37 pm by Jeff Bobo

Derrick Lancaster of Christiansburg, Va., took home the trophy and a $3,000 grandfather clock Saturday for winning the inaugural Robert Pressley Invitational "Friends of Coal — We Support Coal Miners 125."

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Kingsport's McConnell wins at Muddy Creek

Kingsport's McConnell wins at Muddy Creek

October 20th, 2013 6:00 am by Staff Report

Hundreds of bikers descended upon Muddy Creek Raceway Saturday for the 26th annual Suzuki Top Gun Showdown, grabbing crucial wins in the THOR Mega Series Championships.

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Dixon beats Castroneves for IndyCar title

Dixon beats Castroneves for IndyCar title

October 20th, 2013 2:00 am by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Scott Dixon became the latest driver to deny Roger Penske an IndyCar championship, wrapping up his third title Saturday night in a race of attrition at Auto Club Speedway.

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Sauter wins crash-marred Talladega truck race

Sauter wins crash-marred Talladega truck race

October 19th, 2013 11:13 pm by PAUL NEWBERRY, AP National Writer

Johnny Sauter raced to his third NASCAR Truck Series victory of the season Saturday, surviving a huge crash on the final turn at Talladega Superspeedway that took out Kyle Busch.

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Almirola on pole after Talladega qualifying rained out

Almirola on pole after Talladega qualifying rained out

October 19th, 2013 1:33 pm by Associated Press

Qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Talladega Superspeedway was rained out Saturday, putting Aric Almirola on the pole for Sunday.

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