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Rain forces postponement of Richmond Cup race

Rain forces postponement of Richmond Cup race

April 25th, 2015 8:40 pm by Associated Press

Weather disrupted NASCAR's top series for a second consecutive week when Saturday night's Sprint Cup Series race was postponed because of persistent rain at Richmond International Raceway.

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Shell uses bump-and-run to earn first Late Model win of 2015 - VIDEO

April 25th, 2015 2:40 pm by Jeff Bobo

With 20 laps to go Friday night Zeke Shell used a bump-and-run move on pole sitter Ronnie McCarty to take the lead and the win in the 60-lap Late Model feature.

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Update: 3 crew members injured in pit road fire at RIR

Update: 3 crew members injured in pit road fire at RIR

April 24th, 2015 9:28 pm by Associated Press

Three pit road crew members were taken to a hospital after a fire broke out on pit road during an Xfinity Series race at Richmond International Raceway on Friday night, NASCAR said.

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Logano grabs Richmond Cup pole, his third this season

Logano grabs Richmond Cup pole, his third this season

April 24th, 2015 8:11 pm by HANK KURZ Jr., AP Sports Writer

Joey Logano won the pole position Friday night for the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Richmond International Raceway on Saturday night, easily beating Denny Hamlin for the top spot.

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NASCAR warns of consequences of failing inspection

NASCAR warns of consequences of failing inspection

April 24th, 2015 6:52 pm by Associated Press

NASCAR said Friday that if the policy had been in place last week, nine teams would have received written warnings at Bristol Motor Speedway. Three of those teams would have been docked practice time Friday at Richmond.

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NASCAR CEO says he'd like to make room for Busch in Chase

NASCAR CEO says he'd like to make room for Busch in Chase

April 24th, 2015 9:53 am by RALPH D. RUSSO, AP Sports Writer

NASCAR chairman Brian France isn't sure if Kyle Busch will be granted a waiver to be part of the championship chase when he returns from injury, but said Thursday the sanctioning body would like to "accommodate" him.

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Fox Sports NASCAR announcer Byrnes passes at 56

Fox Sports NASCAR announcer Byrnes passes at 56

April 21st, 2015 2:40 pm by Staff Report

Longtime Fox Sports announcer Steve Byrnes died Tuesday following a battle with cancer. Fox Sports made the announcement just two days after the running of the Food City 500 in Support of Steve Byrnes at BMS.

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New format means injured drivers no longer must race

New format means injured drivers no longer must race

April 21st, 2015 9:59 am by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

There was a time in NASCAR when skipping a race because of illness or injury was simply not considered. Rather than sit out with swollen eyes, Ricky Rudd used tape to keep them open. Richard Petty ran three races hiding a broken neck

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Coming full circle

Coming full circle

April 20th, 2015 8:00 am by Dave Ongie

Life is a lot like stock car racing in the sense that things always seem to come full circle. And so it is for me as I prepare to head back to the Johnson City Press where my career got started.

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Kenseth takes checkered flag at waterlogged BMS

Kenseth takes checkered flag at waterlogged BMS

April 19th, 2015 11:54 pm by Dave Ongie

BRISTOL, Tenn. - There's something about the bright lights at Bristol Motor Speedway that bring out the best in Matt Kenseth.

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