1. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Is Still an Old Jump for Young Drivers

    Twenty years ago the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) was not the corporate and marketing giant it is now. Popularity began surging about 15 years ago when TV coverage expanded and fans multiplied across the U...

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  2. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Kyle Busch Needs To Apply the B.R.A.K.E.S. and Fast

    Kyle Busch knows how to use mechanical brakes better than almost all; indeed, his many wins prove he is perhaps more skilled on how to not use brakes—but that’s on a racetrack...

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  3. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top 3 All-Stars Talk Charlotte's Dash for Big Cash

    The 2011 National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) Sprint All-Star race continued to be a fan-favorite even with its complicated eligibility and race format this weekend...

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  4. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top Point Aces Talk All-Star Race in Charlotte

    The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) Sprint All-Star Race is a bit complicated in eligibility and race format, but the race has been a fan favorite since 1985, when it was called “The Winston,” and continues to entertain...

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  5. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top 3 at Dover Surprise but Talk Before and After Flags

    Sprint Cup teams used simple math near the final laps in Dover while trying to add a top finish to their points quest for the 2011 NASCAR season...

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  6. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top 5 Talk Dover, 2 Quietly on Probation

    For point leaders Carl Edwards , Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. , the one-mile concrete track at Dover, Delaware with 24-degree banking will be business as usual...

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  7. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Bad Girl Is Not a Lady but a Track in Darlington

    Darlington Raceway is nicknamed the “Lady in Black” and is also known as the track “Too Tough to Tame” for good reason—walls often win and cars lose...

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  8. NFL Draft: Tampa Bay Buccaneers Show Draft Prowess for Third Consecutive Year

    The best way to judge a team’s performance in the National Football League draft is to examine player excellence at least a year after each decision day. Simply put, no NFL team should get a grade of "A" yet for 2011 choices...

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  9. FYI WIRZ: NHRA Full Throttle Hot Leaders Talk Race 5 at Houston

    NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series presents the O’Reilly Auto Parts Spring Nationals at Royal Purple Raceway in Baytown (Houston), Texas. Eliminations are Sunday, May 1 at 7:00 p...

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  10. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top Point Aces Talk Race 9 at Richmond

    Busy drivers in the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) compete in 36 scheduled Sprint Cup Series races that count for points during a long season...

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  11. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Kyle Petty and Motorcycle Riders Hogan & Spiderman Talk Speed

    One body, steering two wheels, powered by one engine shouldn’t really be able to go 255 miles an hour without consequences...

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  12. FYI WIRZ: NFL Referees Are Keen, but It's Time to Kick Up the Zebra Standards

    Fans might not always agree that NFL referees, known as zebras for their distinctive uniforms, do a great job on a busy playing field, especially when their team suffers a bad call...

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  13. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Fastest at Talladega Talk after the Jam at the Flag

    NASCAR drivers have learned to pick up speed during plate races at Daytona and Talladega by racing in tandem...

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  14. NFL Lockout: FYI WIRZ- It's Decision Hour for Owners and Players

    Owners, players and fans want a season. Federal mediator Judge Arthur Boylan and U.S. District Judge Susan Nelson, would prefer to see negotiations solve the present labor/management impasse and get on with the NFL season...

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  15. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top Point Aces Talk Race Eight at Talladega

    The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) goes into Talladega, Alabama this Sunday for race eight of 36 in the Sprint Cup Series 2011 season. The Aaron’s 499 on the 2...

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  16. FYI WIRZ: Hogan Blisters Record at NHRA Track with 255 Mph Motorcycle Run

    Korry Hogan, Top Fuel Motorcycle drag racer, scorched the adequate concrete NHRA track at South Georgia Motorsports Park in Adel, Georgia near Valdosta twice this weekend with incredible runs of 255 mph run and 254...

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  17. FYI WIRZ: NHRA Valdosta Track Hosts Top 255 Mph Run on a Motorcycle by Hogan

    Korry Hogan, Top Fuel Motorcycle drag racer, blistered the adequate concrete track at South Georgia Motorsports Park in Adel, Georgia near Valdosta Saturday evening with an incredible 255 mph run...

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  18. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top Point Aces Talk Race 7 at Texas

    The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series takes its speedy tour to Texas Motor Speedway in Ft. Worth, Texas for the Samsung Mobile 500 this Saturday at 7 p.m. with TV coverage from FOX The 1...

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  19. FYI WIRZ: Valdosta NHRA Track Hot Spot for Motorcycle Manufacturers Group

    Last November a group of motorcycle drag racing suppliers teamed up to replace the departing sanction—AMA Dragbike—and organized an event at South Georgia Motorsports Park in Adel, Georgia near Valdosta...

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  20. FYI WIRZ: NHRA Pro Mod and a Late Model Stock Car Run Fast for Big Yellow

    Pro Mod drag cars and Late Model stock cars have many things in common; four wheels, an engine, steering and more but the one common focus they do not share is going straight and turning left...

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  21. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top 3 at Martinsville Talk Before and After Flags

    The Goody’s Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va., concluded Sunday as the top three finishers braved the .526 mile oval that battered many qualifiers to get the checkered flag...

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  22. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top Five Talk Last and Next Race, Fontana to Martinsville

    The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) heads into the sixth race of the long Sprint Cup season having provided an exciting finale to the two-mile Auto Club Speedway in California and now adapts to the ...

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  23. FYI WIRZ: IZOD IndyCar New Double-File Start Policy May Launch Grudges

    Open-wheel race cars are built for speed not for bumping, but the double-file restart policy may give racers more wrecking than they have previously known...

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  24. FYI WIRZ: IZOD IndyCar Fastest Six Off to Jump Start after St. Petersburg

    The Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg during the last week in March was hot—not weather hot—because it was comfortable in upper 80s with some humidity, but hot as in popular and entertaining...

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  25. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR, NHRA and IndyCar is often Johnson, Force and Franchitti

    One race is hard enough to win in NASCAR, NHRA or IndyCar. Try 23 championships. Drivers like Jimmie Johnson (five-time Sprint Cup champion), John Force (15-time Funny Car champion) ...

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