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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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Kenseth grabs Sprint Cup pole at Homestead

Kenseth grabs Sprint Cup pole at Homestead

November 15th, 2013 8:00 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Matt Kenseth won the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series pole Friday at Homestead-Miami Speedway for the season-ending and championship-deciding race.

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Green to sub for hospitalized McClure

Green to sub for hospitalized McClure

November 15th, 2013 7:02 pm by Associated Press

Jeff Green will drive in place of Eric McClure in Saturday’s Nationwide Series season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. McClure remains hospitalized in Las Vegas with an undisclosed illness.

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Doctors tell Franchitti he can no longer race

Doctors tell Franchitti he can no longer race

November 14th, 2013 5:21 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti reluctantly retired Thursday after doctors told him it is too dangerous to continue racing following the injuries he suffered in a crash last month.

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NASCAR driver Bayne reveals he has MS; Knoxville native plans to keep racing

NASCAR driver Bayne reveals he has MS; Knoxville native plans to keep racing

November 12th, 2013 2:01 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Determined to learn exactly what caused his mystery illness in 2011, Trevor Bayne made repeated visits to the Mayo Clinic, asking questions about his health and medical history. Finally in June, he got an answer: multiple sclerosis.

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Pastrana leaving NASCAR after season finale

Pastrana leaving NASCAR after season finale

November 11th, 2013 7:19 pm by Associated Press

Citing a lack of sponsorship, a desire to spend time with his family and frustration over his struggles in the sport, Travis Pastrana said Monday he’s leaving NASCAR after this weekend’s season finale Nationwide Series race at Homestead.

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BMS revs up for Speedway in Lights

BMS revs up for Speedway in Lights

November 11th, 2013 5:49 pm by Staff Report

Bristol Motor Speedway and Dragway will be transformed into a four-plus mile winter wonderland Nov. 15 as Ford Speedway in Lights powered by TVA kicks off its 17th season, featuring a new Battle at Bristol Fan Zone and light display.

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