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Buck replacing Darby as Sprint Cup Series director

Buck replacing Darby as Sprint Cup Series directorNASCAR announced on Thursday that Richard Buck is replacing John Darby as managing director of the Sprint Cup Series.
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  • 9 months, 2 weeks ago
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The Inside Line: Strange but memorable season in Sprint Cup

The Inside Line: Strange but memorable season in Sprint CupPerhaps the best word to describe the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season is bizarre.
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  • 10 months, 2 weeks ago
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Johnson's sixth title in sight but not guaranteed

Johnson's sixth title in sight but not guaranteedJimmie Johnson winning his sixth Sprint Cup Series championship is the main "tropic" of conversation this week at Homestead-Miami Speedway -- the site of the season-ending races for all three of NASCAR's national touring series.
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  • 11 months, 1 week ago
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This Week in Auto Racing Nov. 15 - 17

This Week in Auto Racing Nov. 15 - 17The 2013 NASCAR season concludes this weekend, with the championships in all three of its national touring series to be decided at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Formula One is at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas for the United States Grand Prix.
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  • 11 months, 1 week ago
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This Week in Auto Racing Nov. 8 - 10

This Week in Auto Racing Nov. 8 - 10All three of NASCAR's national touring series are running at Phoenix International Raceway this weekend, culminating with Sunday's ninth round in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.
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  • 11 months, 2 weeks ago
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Crew chief Parrott released from Richard Petty Motorsports

Crew chief Parrott released from Richard Petty MotorsportsRichard Petty Motorsports revealed on Tuesday that crew chief Todd Parrott is no longer with the team after he was indefinitely suspended for violating NASCAR's substance abuse policy.
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  • 1 year ago
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The Inside Line: Emotional win for McMurray at Talladega

The Inside Line: Emotional win for McMurray at TalladegaJamie McMurray hadn't been to victory lane in the Sprint Cup Series in three years, but after winning Sunday's race at Talladega Superspeedway, his emotions got the best of him.
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  • 1 year ago
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NASCAR releases 2014 Sprint Cup schedule

NASCAR releases 2014 Sprint Cup scheduleNASCAR officially released its 2014 Sprint Cup Series schedule on Tuesday, and as expected, there were a few minor changes made compared to this year's calendar.
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  • 1 year ago
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The Inside Line: Kenseth, Johnson gear up for Chase stretch

The Inside Line: Kenseth, Johnson gear up for Chase stretchWith the 10-race Chase for the Sprint Cup now at its halfway point, Matt Kenseth and Jimmie Johnson are running side-by-side for the championship points lead.
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  • 1 year ago
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Michael Waltrip Racing downsizing to two teams

Michael Waltrip Racing downsizing to two teamsAfter recently losing its sponsorship from NAPA, Michael Waltrip Racing revealed on Monday it plans to run only two full- time teams in the Sprint Cup Series for the 2014 season.
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  • 1 year ago
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Vickers out for remainder of season due to blood clot

Vickers out for remainder of season due to blood clotBrian Vickers will miss the rest of the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series season after being placed on blood thinning medication to treat a blood clot in his right calf.
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  • 1 year ago
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Harvick prevails in caution-filled Chase race at Kansas

Harvick prevails in caution-filled Chase race at KansasKevin Harvick survived a season-high 15 cautions and held off Kurt Busch and Jeff Gordon in the closing laps to win the Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway -- the fourth race in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.
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  • 1 year ago
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Earnhardt Jr. wins Dover pole with new track record

Earnhardt Jr. wins Dover pole with new track recordDale Earnhardt Jr. will start on the pole for Sunday's AAA 400 after setting a new track qualifying record at Dover International Speedway.
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  • 1 year ago
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Newman grabs N.H. pole with new track qualifying record

Newman grabs N.H. pole with new track qualifying recordRyan Newman will start on the pole for Sunday's Sylvania 300 -- the second race in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship -- after setting a new track qualifying record at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
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  • 1 year, 1 month ago
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Newman grabs pole N.H. pole with new track qualifying record

Newman grabs pole N.H. pole with new track qualifying recordRyan Newman will start on the pole for Sunday's Sylvania 300 -- the second race in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship -- after setting a new track qualifying record at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
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  • 1 year, 1 month ago
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This Week in Auto Racing Sept. 20 - 22

This Week in Auto Racing Sept. 20 - 22New Hampshire Motor Speedway hosts round 2 in the 10-race Chase for the Sprint Cup championship. The Nationwide Series is racing at Kentucky Speedway. Formula One returns to Asia for the Singapore Grand Prix.
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  • 1 year, 1 month ago
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Kenseth set to make his 500th Cup start at N.H.

Kenseth set to make his 500th Cup start at N.H.Entering the second round in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship, Matt Kenseth will celebrate a career milestone this weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
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  • 1 year, 1 month ago
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NAPA to end sponsorship deal with Michael Waltrip Racing

NAPA to end sponsorship deal with Michael Waltrip RacingNAPA Auto Parts has decided to end its sponsorship agreement with Michael Waltrip Racing in the aftermath of the team's actions at Richmond International Raceway two weeks ago.
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  • 1 year, 1 month ago
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Gordon added as 13th member of Chase

Gordon added as 13th member of ChaseThe drama in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship continued on Friday with Jeff Gordon being added as the 13th driver in the field due to last Saturday's controversial finish at Richmond International Raceway.
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  • 1 year, 1 month ago
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Johnson enters championship Chase with optimism

Johnson enters championship Chase with optimismDespite the controversy from last weekend's regular-season-ending event at Richmond, the 10-race Chase for the Sprint Cup championship gets underway on Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway.
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  • 1 year, 1 month ago
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This Week in Auto Racing Sept. 13 - 15

This Week in Auto Racing Sept. 13 - 15The 10-race Chase begins this weekend at Chicagoland Speedway, as 12 drivers begin their battle for the 2013 Sprint Cup Series championship. The Nationwide and Camping World Truck Series are also at Chicagoland.
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  • 1 year, 1 month ago
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The Inside Line: Chase for Sprint Cup title begins amid controversy

The Inside Line: Chase for Sprint Cup title begins amid controversyThe 2013 championship Chase in the Sprint Cup Series starts this weekend at Chicagoland Speedway, but along with it comes a cloud of controversy following the end of last Saturday's race at Richmond.
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  • 1 year, 1 month ago
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Richmond: Who's in, Who's out of the Chase?

Richmond: Who's in, Who's out of the Chase?It's now or never for several drivers who are trying to clinch a spot in this year's Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.
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  • 1 year, 1 month ago
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This Week in Auto Racing Sept. 6 - 8

This Week in Auto Racing Sept. 6 - 8The Sprint Cup Series concludes its regular season this weekend at Richmond International Raceway. The Nationwide Series also will be at Richmond, while the Camping World Truck Series will race at Iowa Speedway. Formula One heads to Monza for the Italian Grand...
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  • 1 year, 1 month ago
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Bobby Labonte breaks ribs in cycling accident

Bobby Labonte breaks ribs in cycling accidentBobby Labonte suffered three broken ribs after being involved in an accident while riding his bicycle near his home in Trinity, North Carolina, on Wednesday.
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  • 1 year, 1 month ago
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Truex to drive with cast on wrist at Atlanta

Truex to drive with cast on wrist at AtlantaMichael Waltrip Racing revealed on Tuesday that Martin Truex Jr. suffered a scaphoid fracture and sprain of his right wrist during an accident in last Saturday's race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
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  • 1 year, 1 month ago
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The Inside Line: Kurt Busch's big break

The Inside Line: Kurt Busch's big breakA year and a half after his Sprint Cup Series career seemed to be in jeopardy, Kurt Busch has come full circle with him signing a multi-year contract to drive for Stewart-Haas Racing.
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  • 1 year, 1 month ago