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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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MWR brings in Burton as test driver for 2014

MWR brings in Burton as test driver for 2014

December 2nd, 2013 7:37 pm by Associated Press

Michael Waltrip Racing has hired Jeff Burton as a test driver, with the possibility of running a partial Sprint Cup schedule in 2014.

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RPM hires Owens to crew chief Almirola

RPM hires Owens to crew chief Almirola

December 2nd, 2013 6:46 pm by Associated Press

Richard Petty Motorsports has hired Trent Owens to crew chief Aric Almirola in 2014.

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Vettel wins season-ending Brazilian GP

Vettel wins season-ending Brazilian GP

November 24th, 2013 1:55 pm by Associated Press

Sebastian Vettel won Formula One's season-ending Brazilian Grand Prix on Sunday, matching Michael Schumacher's record of 13 victories in a year and equaling the nine consecutive wins of Alberto Ascari.

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Stewart, Stenhouse get new crew chiefs

Stewart, Stenhouse get new crew chiefs

November 19th, 2013 9:41 pm by Associated Press

Three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart got a new crew chief Tuesday when both Stewart-Haas Racing and Roush Fenway Racing reorganized their competition departments.

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Johnson claims sixth Sprint Cup championship

Johnson claims sixth Sprint Cup championship

November 17th, 2013 6:24 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Back on top with only two NASCAR greats left to catch, Jimmie Johnson won his sixth Sprint Cup Series championship in eight years Sunday and staked his claim as one of the most dominant competitors in sports history.

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Martin treating Homestead as his final race

Martin treating Homestead as his final race

November 17th, 2013 3:58 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

The greatest driver to never win a NASCAR championship is treating the season finale as if it’s the last race of his career. Mark Martin has no plans to race beyond Sunday’s Sprint Cup finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

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Dillon edges Hornish for Nationwide title

Dillon edges Hornish for Nationwide title

November 16th, 2013 7:57 pm by MARK LONG, AP Sports Writer

Austin Dillon won the NASCAR Nationwide Series championship on Saturday, holding off Sam Hornish Jr. in a wild season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

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