1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. FYI WIRZ: IZOD IndyCar Speed Overtakes Spring in Grand Prix of St. Peterburg

    “The World’s Fastest Spring Break Party,” the 2011 Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, jump-started on downtown streets and quickly spilled over to runways normally used by aircraft at Albert Whitted Airport today...

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  16. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top Point Aces Talk Race 5 at Fontana

    Before the 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup season began, Tony Stewart claimed that it takes about four or five races to identify productive teams and for offseason work to show up in results...

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  17. FYI WIRZ: Behind NASCAR and NHRA Ropes, View 3

    It’s time to get behind the ropes for a third and final time in this up close series. Getting really close to a NASCAR or NHRA team at work, obtaining a behind-the-scenes experience, is not easy even if you have connections...

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  18. FYI WIRZ: Behind NASCAR and NHRA Ropes, View 2

    Getting really close to a NASCAR or NHRA team at work and obtaining a behind the scenes experience is not easy even if you have connections. Getting there three times for a behind the scenes series is even tougher...

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  19. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top Shakers talk Bristol before and after flags

    The Jeff Byrd 500 presented by Food City at Bristol Motor Speedway, race four of 36 in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series on the popular 0.533 Mile oval, ended Sunday after 10 cautions and plenty of short-track excitement for the packed and stacked stands...

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  20. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top Point Aces Talk Brisk Race 4 at Bristol

    Momentum is a nebulous entity. It seems to be everywhere when wins and top finishes belong to a driver and team, but as soon as parts break or timing results in crashes that same entity vanishes...

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  21. FYI WIRZ: Behind NASCAR and NHRA Ropes, View One

    Getting really close to a NASCAR or a NHRA team at work and obtaining a behind the scenes experience is not easy even if you have connections. Getting close to NHRA drivers and teams in the pits is easier because every ticket is a pit pass...

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  22. FYI WIRZ Speed Series 1: Precision with USAF Thunderbrids, NASCAR and NHRA

    The U. S. Air Force Thunderbirds take highly trained combat pilots and crews to higher levels of precision for top show speed. NASCAR stock cars and NHRA hot rods take top speed to the track, but the last thing they desire is going airborne...

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  23. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top Shakers Talk Las Vegas Before and After Flags

    Carl Edward’s carried his winning momentum from 2010 into 2011 on Sunday, by staying out in front of a perturbed Tony Stewart to win the Kobalt Tools 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway...

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  24. As NFL Negotiations Drag on, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Can Scramble Forward

    It’s ubiquitous sports news. The National Football League negotiations with the National Football League Players Association occupy tough ground while they discuss game turf...

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  25. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top Point Aces Talk Race Three at Las Vegas

    During the 2011 NASCAR season, one thing is for sure: Points matter. The top five NASCAR drivers in points after Daytona were Carl Edwards , David Gilliland, Bobby Labonte, Kurt Busch and Juan Pablo Montoya...

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