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Comeback kid: Kyle Busch grabs first win of season

Comeback kid: Kyle Busch grabs first win of season

June 28th, 2015 7:16 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Kyle Busch's comeback from serious injuries suffered a day before the season opener now includes a victory. Busch won Sunday on the road course at Sonoma, just his fifth race since returning after breaking his right leg and left foot in a crash.

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IndyCar still straddling line between speed, safety

IndyCar still straddling line between speed, safety

June 28th, 2015 5:25 pm by JOHN MARSHALL, AP Sports Writer

Many drivers at Saturday's 500-mile race at Auto Club Speedway believe IndyCar officials crossed the line by putting too much downforce on the cars, adding speed and risk at the 2-mile oval.

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Road-race ace Allmendinger nabs Sonoma pole

Road-race ace Allmendinger nabs Sonoma pole

June 27th, 2015 9:40 pm by Associated Press

AJ Allmendinger, developing as the top NASCAR driver on road courses, won the pole for Sunday's Sprint Cup Series race at winding Sonoma Raceway.

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NASCAR's Erik Jones breaks through with historic weekend

NASCAR's Erik Jones breaks through with historic weekend

June 25th, 2015 10:29 am by LUKE MEREDITH, AP Sports Writer

The 19-year-old Jones shed that label with a brilliant run at Iowa Speedway and then made history 24 hours later by becoming the first driver to sweep Camping World Trucks and Xfinity races on different tracks in the same weekend.

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George Diaz: NASCAR shifting power back into drivers' hands with aero changes

George Diaz: NASCAR shifting power back into drivers' hands with aero changes

June 24th, 2015 9:41 am by George Diaz, Orlando Sentinel (TNS)

We submit the first order of evidence: NASCAR will implement rules changes in the middle of the season, starting with the race in Kentucky (after the restrictor-plate Coke Zero 400 at Daytona next month).

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NASCAR distances itself from Confederate flag after shooting

NASCAR distances itself from Confederate flag after shooting

June 23rd, 2015 8:00 pm by MARK LONG, AP Sports Writer

NASCAR on Tuesday backed South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley's call to remove the Confederate flag from the Statehouse grounds in the wake of the Charleston church massacre.

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Gordon makes emotional return to track where he began career

Gordon makes emotional return to track where he began career

June 23rd, 2015 10:43 am by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Nearly three decades later, Gordon still finds himself struggling to hold it together and there have been plenty of touching tributes in the first six months of his final season as a NASCAR driver.

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Final results from 2015 Thunder Valley Nationals

Final results from 2015 Thunder Valley Nationals

June 22nd, 2015 1:25 am by Associated Press

Final results from the 2015 Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway in Bristol, Tenn.

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Virginia's Hagan records first win at Thunder Valley

Virginia's Hagan records first win at Thunder Valley

June 22nd, 2015 1:20 am by Jeff birchfield, NET News Service

Two-time and defending Funny Car world champion Matt Hagan won his home race at the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals on Sunday at Bristol Dragway.

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Jones earns Xfinity win at Chicagoland Speedway

Jones earns Xfinity win at Chicagoland Speedway

June 21st, 2015 6:20 pm by Associated Press

Erik Jones took the lead from Ryan Blaney with 11 laps remaining and held on to win the NASCAR Xfinity Series AttiCat 300 on Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway.

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