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NASCAR Racing: Air Guard 400

NASCAR’s “regular” season ends Saturday night under the lights with the last race before the Chase for the Sprint Cup. Tony Stewart enters Richmond International Raceway fresh off a night race win at Atlanta and a typical late-season surge. While that may set him up for a great run in the Chase, will it help [...]

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NASCAR Racing: Emory Healthcare 500

After a weekend off, the NASCAR Sprint Cup series returns to racing at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Destined to be Atlanta’s only Sprint Cup date next year, the Labor Day weekend race under the lights is one of Georgia’s top sporting events, and one of the drivers’ favorite races. But with one race left until the [...]

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NASCAR Racing: NAPA Auto Parts 200

After a wild race at Bristol Motor Speedway, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series takes a well-deserved weekend off, leaving the spotlight to the Nationwide Series. That spotlight shines on Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal, Canada, as series drivers tackle a 200-mile road race won last year by Carl Edwards. This year’s race features the return [...]

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NASCAR Racing: Irwin Tools Night Race

Ahh, Bristol. That little word creates a huge grin on the face of a NASCAR fan. Add “night race” after it, and a grin turns into giddiness. Fortunately, it’s that time once again for the Bristol night race, and a weekend of glowing brakes — and tempers — under the bright lights of Thunder Alley. [...]

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NASCAR Racing: Carfax 400

Carfax dominates sponsorship this weekend at Michigan International Speedway as the NASCAR Nationwide Series runs the Carfax 250 and the Sprint Cup Series runs the Carfax 400. Danica Patrick starts her seventh stock car race and first visit to Michigan in the Nationwide series. Meanwhile, Brad Keselowski continues to runaway with the series, having distanced [...]

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NASCAR Racing: Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at the Glen

Greg Biffle comes off his win at Pocono looking to race out front at the second and last road race of the season. Biffle topped the speed charts in practice this weekend and, despite only two top-10 finishes at Watkins Glen in seven years, looks to be a favorite. Meanwhile, the Nationwide Series will have [...]

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NASCAR Racing: Sunoco Red Cross Pennsylvania 500

The NASCAR Sprint Cup series returns to Pocono Raceway where Denny Hamlin won in June. With only six races left till the Chase for the Championship, most of the slots seem to be locked up. But several drivers still have a chance to race their way in. Will Mark Martin or Dale Earnhardt Jr. be [...]

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NASCAR Racing: Brickyard 400

One of the most coveted races of the season runs on Sunday as the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series visits the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the Brickyard 400. And so many good story lines enter the race as well: Can Jimmies Johnson win three straight races at the Brickyard? Will Juan Pablo Montoya finally break through [...]

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NASCAR Racing: Missouri-Illinois Dodge Dealers 250

With NASCAR’s Sprint Cup Series taking the weekend off in preparation for next week’s Brickyard 400, the Nationwide series gets the limelight as they head to Gateway International Raceway in Madison, Ill. Notably, Ryan Truex, the younger brother of Martin Truex and a racing wunderkind in the developmental series, is making his debut Saturday night. [...]

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NASCAR Racing: Lifelock.com 400

Night racing continues after last weekend’s trip to Daytona as Chicagoland Speedway hosts the Nationwide and Sprint Cup Series drivers under the lights. Last week, Dale Earnhardt Jr. honored his father by bringing the #3 car to victory lane in the Nationwide race. This week, Danica Patrick returns after placing 30th at Loudon and will [...]

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