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Earnhardt finds little consolation in finishing second at Dover

Earnhardt finds little consolation in finishing second at Dover

October 1st, 2013 6:36 am by By Randy Covitz, The Kansas City Star (MCT)

There wasn’t much more Dale Earnhardt Jr. could do. He set a Dover International Speedway track record in winning the pole for last Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup AAA 400. He led a season-best 80 laps in the race.

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Johnson wins for record eighth time at Dover

Johnson wins for record eighth time at Dover

September 29th, 2013 6:04 pm by DAN GELSTON, AP Sports Writer

DOVER, Del. — Jimmie Johnson held off teammate Dale Earnhardt Jr. down the stretch to win for a record eighth time at Dover International Speedway.

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Kauffman, MWR co-owner, unlikely to sponsor Truex

Kauffman, MWR co-owner, unlikely to sponsor Truex

September 29th, 2013 2:38 pm by DAN GELSTON, AP Sports Writer

Martin Truex Jr. can scratch his team owner off the potential list of 2014 sponsors. Michael Waltrip Racing co-owner Rob Kauffman all but ruled out that he would fund the sponsor-strapped driver.

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Logano makes NASCAR history with Dover  Nationwide Series win

Logano makes NASCAR history with Dover Nationwide Series win

September 28th, 2013 6:52 pm by DAN GELSTON, Sports Writer

Joey Logano dominated at Dover International Speedway on Saturday and became the first driver to win four straight races at Dover in NASCAR’s Nationwide Series. However, the No. 22 Ford flunked post-race inspection.

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Earnhardt snares pole at Monster Mile

Earnhardt snares pole at Monster Mile

September 27th, 2013 5:46 pm by DAN GELSTON, AP Sports Writer

Dale Earnhardt Jr. can pick up his pursuit of Matt Kenseth from out front. Earnhardt showed a rare burst of top qualifying speed, turning a track-record lap of 161.849 mph to win the pole Friday at Dover International Speedway.

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Hamlin trying to avoid offseason surgery

Hamlin trying to avoid offseason surgery

September 27th, 2013 2:22 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Denny Hamlin is trying a new treatment on his injured back in an effort to avoid offseason surgery. Painkiller injections the past two weeks have helped, but he won't know until the season ends if he's made enough progress to skip surgery.

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5-Hour Energy sticks with MWR

5-Hour Energy sticks with MWR

September 27th, 2013 2:07 pm by Associated Press

Sponsor 5-Hour Energy will stick with embattled Michael Waltrip Racing and driver Clint Bowyer through the 2014 season.

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Earnhardt believes spin has taken toll on Bowyer

Earnhardt believes spin has taken toll on Bowyer

September 25th, 2013 2:40 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

From afar, Dale Earnhardt Jr. has watched Martin Truex Jr.'s body language to see how his former teammate is handling the fallout from Michael Waltrip Racing race-fixing fiasco at Richmond.

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Kahne: Anger, not injury, at root of odd interview

Kahne: Anger, not injury, at root of odd interview

September 24th, 2013 4:00 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Kasey Kahne was frustrated he'd blown his championship chances with a "hardheaded mistake" at New Hampshire, and it boiled over into a brief televised interview that left viewers speculating about his health.

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Jimmy John's going with Harvick to SHR

Jimmy John's going with Harvick to SHR

September 24th, 2013 2:55 pm by Associated Press

NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Kevin Harvick will keep his Jimmy John's sponsorship when he moves to Stewart-Haas Racing in 2014.

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