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Blaney wins Nationwide duel with Busch at Bristol

By Seth Livingstone NASCAR Wire Service Distributed by The Sports Xchange BRISTOL, Tenn. -- Ryan Blaney swept past Kyle Busch on a restart with seven laps to go and held on to win Friday night's rain-delayed Food City 300 at Bristol Motor S...

OBristol spring race pushed back in 2015

By Seth Livingstone NASCAR Wire Service Distributed by The Sports Xchange BRISTOL, Tenn. -- Bristol Motor Speedway's spring race weekend will move from March to April 18-19 for the 2015 season. The announcement was made Friday by NASCAR vic...

IndyCar: Team Penske's title to lose

SONOMA, Calif. -- The Verizon IndyCar Series season is down to six drivers competing in two events for one trophy. Actually, it's simpler than that. It's Team Penske's title to lose. Will Power takes a 39-point lead over teammate Helio Cast...

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NASCAR Driver Capsules, Aug. 20

Capsules for the top 20 drivers in the Sprint Cup standings, plus five additional drivers of note.

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Gibbs offers support for Tony Stewart

Joe Gibbs believes that Tony Stewart will eventually overcome the trauma associated with the accident that killed sprint car driver Kevin Ward Jr. earlier this month.

The Green Flag: Would Gordon leave on top? Not a chance

By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service Distributed by The Sports Xchange At Daytona in February, Jeff Gordon hinted to reporters in a preseason question-and-answer session that he might consider leaving the driver's seat of the No. 24 Chevrol...

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Gordon overtakes Logano to win at Michigan

Jeff Gordon got out in front of Joey Logano on a restart just inside 20 laps to go in the Pure Michigan 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series on Sunday and remained up front the rest of the way to claim his third win of the season.

Johnson relishes return to Michigan

By Scott Held NASCAR Wire Service Distributed by The Sports Xchange BROOKLYN, Mich. -- Jimmie Johnson finally found his way to victory lane at Michigan International Speedway two months ago. Since then, it's been a rocky road. Johnson, who ...

Fans, drivers stand behind Stewart

BROOKLYN, Mich. --When Tony Stewart returns to his No. 14 SHR Chevrolet is uncertain, and it's possible one of NASCAR's most recognizable names won't be back in the pits this season. Following the Aug. 9 accident that resulted in the death ...

Gordon sets record in pole run at Michigan

By Chris Knight NASCAR Wire Service Distributed by The Sports Xchange BROOKLYN, Mich. -- With a lighting-fast track record at Michigan International Speedway, Jeff Gordon claimed his second consecutive NASCAR Sprint Cup Series pole of the s...

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NASCAR prohibits drivers from exiting cars

Drivers are prohibited from exiting their cars barring "extenuating circumstances," NASCAR vice president Robin Pemberton announced Friday.

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Biffle goes for fifth Michigan win, Chase climb

Although he ranks 12th in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series in points standings, Greg Biffle sits 17th in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Grid, on the outside looking in, with just four races remaining before the postseason, because he has yet to record a victory.

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