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Truex overcomes series of setbacks for gratifying victory

Truex overcomes series of setbacks for gratifying victory

June 9th, 2015 9:46 am by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

It's never come easy for Martin Truex Jr., a journeyman driver who has never found the success he hoped to have at NASCAR's highest level.

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Despite another snoozer, IndyCar expected to remain a TMS staple

Despite another snoozer, IndyCar expected to remain a TMS staple

June 8th, 2015 10:11 am by By Drew Davison, Fort Worth Star-Telegram (TNS)

It's becoming more of a question whether Texas Motor Speedway and IndyCar is the right match anymore. Another snoozer of a race Saturday, despite being the "fastest" in the track's history, brought up more concerns.

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Truex breaks through at Pocono with first win since 2013

Truex breaks through at Pocono with first win since 2013

June 7th, 2015 5:02 pm by By DAN GELSTON, AP Sports Writer

Martin Truex Jr. led the most laps for the fourth straight race, only this time he was in front on the one that mattered most, breaking through Sunday at Pocono Raceway for his first Sprint Cup victory since 2013.

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Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship flew into Blountville Saturday - VIDEO

June 6th, 2015 5:45 pm by Nick Shepherd

Professional motocross has not always been in Sullivan County. Cotter said that over the past five years there has been a lot of turnover at racetracks in an attempt to bring motocross competitions to different parts of the country.

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NASCAR Chase: Looking ahead at the midway point

NASCAR Chase: Looking ahead at the midway point

June 6th, 2015 9:09 am by By David Scott, The Charlotte Observer (TNS)

After Jimmie Johnson's victory at Dover (Del.) International Speedway, here's a look at how the 16-driver field might shape up when the regular-season concludes at Richmond, Va., in September:

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Kurt Busch takes Pocono pole in abbreviated qualifying

Kurt Busch takes Pocono pole in abbreviated qualifying

June 5th, 2015 7:25 pm by DAN GELSTON, AP Sports Writer

Kurt Busch won the pole at a bumpy Pocono Raceway in a bizarre qualifying session Friday that saw five cars fail to complete a lap in the final round.

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NASCAR fines Bayne, Cobb for walking on track at Dover

NASCAR fines Bayne, Cobb for walking on track at Dover

June 5th, 2015 9:55 am by Staff Report

Trevor Bayne was fined $20,000 and placed on probation for the rest of the year for walking across the racing surface on Sunday. Jennifer Jo Cobb was fined $5,000 and placed on probation through Dec. 31 for doing the same thing

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NASCAR needs longer offseason so teams, sport can work on product

NASCAR needs longer offseason so teams, sport can work on product

June 4th, 2015 9:55 am by By Jim Utter, The Charlotte Observer (TNS)

NASCAR finds itself in a midst of a familiar debate - and one it may not be able to win. What is good racing? And how do you go about producing it?

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Column: NASCAR has long needed a driver council for feedback

Column: NASCAR has long needed a driver council for feedback

June 3rd, 2015 9:58 am by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

It started last fall as a text message chain that included roughly 20 of NASCAR's top drivers. The purpose of that group chat was for the drivers to hash out where the current rules package was headed

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Future NASCAR star? Tyler Reddick making his mark in truck series

Future NASCAR star? Tyler Reddick making his mark in truck series

June 2nd, 2015 10:01 am by By Drew Davison, Fort Worth Star-Telegram (TNS)

It hasn't taken long for Tyler Reddick to establish himself as one of the promising young drivers in the NASCAR world. Reddick won his second Camping World Truck Series race of the year last weekend at Dover

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