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NAPA dropping Waltrip after Richmond scandal

NAPA dropping Waltrip after Richmond scandal

September 19th, 2013 12:39 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

NAPA Auto Parts said Thursday it will end its multimillion-dollar sponsorship of Michael Waltrip Racing at the end of the year, the latest fallout from the team's attempt to manipulate a race.

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Nationwide shifting NASCAR sponsorship to Cup

Nationwide shifting NASCAR sponsorship to Cup

September 18th, 2013 12:27 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Nationwide will end its seven-year run as entitlement sponsor of NASCAR's second-largest series at the end of the 2014 season and refocus its motorsports spending to other areas of the industry.

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Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Chicago Chase Race

Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Chicago Chase Race

September 16th, 2013 3:49 pm by Dave Ongie

In terms of reinforcing the sport’s integrity, almost every move NASCAR made last week was the wrong one. It’s almost hard to tell which decision made by Brian France and his inner circle did the most damage to the sport’s credibility.

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Montoya to drive Team Penske IndyCar

Montoya to drive Team Penske IndyCar

September 16th, 2013 11:57 am by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Juan Pablo Montoya is leaving NASCAR for a return to IndyCar, where he'll drive for Chip Ganassi rival Roger Penske.

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Matt Kenseth wins opening Chase race at Chicago

Matt Kenseth wins opening Chase race at Chicago

September 16th, 2013 12:47 am by Associated Press

JOLIET, Ill. — Matt Kenseth restored order to a chaotic week for NASCAR with a steely victory over teammate Kyle Busch in the opening race for the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.

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Hendrick: ‘They had to do what they did'

Hendrick: ‘They had to do what they did'

September 15th, 2013 7:19 pm by JIM LITKE, AP Sports Writer

Rick Hendrick said he’d never seen the NASCAR brass reverse an important ruling during his 30-plus years in the sport. But NASCAR’s most successful team owner found plenty to like in the move.

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McCarty gets LM win, Stilter takes LPR track title

September 15th, 2013 6:29 pm by Staff Report

Ronnie McCarty took the checkered flag in the 100-lap, $1,500-to-win Late Model Extreme, the final LM regular-season race of the year at LPR, but Ryan Stiltner officially clinched the Clark Signs & Graphics Late Model division title.

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NASCAR tweaks restart rules before Chicago race

NASCAR tweaks restart rules before Chicago race

September 15th, 2013 3:09 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

NASCAR tweaked its restart rules Sunday before the Sprint Cup race at Chicagoland and will allow the second-place driver to beat the leader to the start-finish line.

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NASCAR, attempting to restore credibility, demands '100 percent' effort from teams

NASCAR, attempting to restore credibility, demands '100 percent' effort from teams

September 14th, 2013 3:15 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Weary from the cleanup of the manipulations to its championship field, NASCAR sought to restore its credibility Saturday with a stern warning about "artificially altering" events.

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Official NASCAR statement on adding Gordon to Chase

Official NASCAR statement on adding Gordon to Chase

September 13th, 2013 3:54 pm by NASCAR

The official statement from NASCAR concerning Friday's unprecedented move of adding a 13th car, the No. 24 driven by Jeff Gordon, to the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship field.

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