1. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Chase Turns Corners and Heads at Talladega Crapshoot

    NASCAR is turning a fast corner into their playoffs, the Chase for the Sprint Cup, with the Camping World RV Sales 500 at Talladega Superspeedway this Sunday. Drivers will challenge the 2...

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  2. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Chase Scrambled Going into Home Turf Contest at Charlotte

    The Charlotte, North Carolina area is the hub for NASCAR teams and drivers, but since most of the drivers have a residence there it’s hard for any to claim home-field advantage when NASCAR comes to Charlotte Motor Speedway this weekend...

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  3. FYI WIRZ: NHRA Contenders Blast Midway into Countdown Playoffs at Reading

    The NHRA Countdown to the Championship playoffs have been six races long since 2007 and are now halfway over for the 2013 season...

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  4. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Chase Tightens Going West to Kansas

    Some claim NASCAR ’s playoffs, the Chase for the Sprint Cup, are already a three-man race, but seven events remain to be run and at least one, Talladega , is often a crapshoot ...

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  5. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR Chase Playoffs Not over Going into Race 29 at Dover

    When the green flag flies Sept. 29 at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Del., some NASCAR fans might think the Chase for the Sprint Cup is already determined in only two of 10 races with the third race about to roll...

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  6. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR Playoffs Shift North as NHRA Playoffs Blast South to Texas

    The NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series turns south to hot air in Dallas, Texas this weekend for the AAA Texas NHRA Fall Nationals at Texas Motorplex ...

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  7. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR Headed North to New Hampshire as Playoffs Heat Up

    The temperatures in the New England area may be dropping as fall approaches, but when NASCAR drivers and teams arrive for the Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon , N...

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  8. FYI WIRZ: NHRA Countdown Playoff Blasts into Charlotte ZMAX Dragway Turf

    The Charlotte area may be known as NASCAR turf with most team headquarters nearby, but twice a year NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing invades the oval racing world to compete on the spectacular zMax Dragway in the suburb of Concord, N...

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  9. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Chase Playoffs Pick Up First Speed Going into Chicago

    NASCAR 's Chase for the Sprint Cup playoffs fire up Sunday, Sept. 15 at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet , Ill., on the 1.5-mile D-shaped oval with 18-degree banking...

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  10. FYI WIRZ:10 NASCAR Drivers Chase a Final Spot at Bumpy Richmond

    Bubbles are about to burst in Richmond and none are in seltzer water or champagne. Mathematically, 10 drivers are on the Chase playoff bubble—Dale Earnhardt Jr., Joey Logano , Greg Biffle, Kurt Busch, Jeff Gordon, Martin Truex Jr...

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  11. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR Chase Playoffs 3 Races Away Going into Thunder Valley

    Roaring out of manufacturers' turf towards fan turf, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers and teams head to Bristol Motor Speedway...

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  12. FYI WIRZ: Ford Drivers Talk NASCAR Michigan Where Ford Has Dominated

    The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rolled a routine convoy of colorful haulers into the traditional home of the automotive industry in Michigan...

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  13. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR Leaders Return to Fast Left Turns Going into Pure Michigan 400

    NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers are done twisting on the road course at Watkins Glen International and head into the wide two-mile oval with 18-degree banking at Michigan International Speedway on Aug...

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  14. FYI WIRZ: Fast Snake and Mongoose Rivalry Snares Epic Movie Time

    A potent Snake and Mongoose movie is about to strike the big screen. If your mind just envisioned a dangerous, hooded Cobra fighting an agile critter that resembles a weasel, then snake and mongoose may have a vivid meaning for you...

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  15. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR, NHRA, IndyCar Pros Talk Success Advice for Youths

    It's not easy growing up in a complex, technological world. Just a couple of centuries ago, roads and seas were often the best and only avenues to communication and success...

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  16. FYI WIRZ: Pocono Wall Doesn't Slow NASCAR Point Lead Going into Watkins Glen

    For a while last week in NASCAR it looked like the Pocono wall that collected Jimmie Johnson’s No. 48 golden ride may have placed a big dent in a mounting point lead. Not so fast...

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  17. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR Drivers Go Uphill to Pocono with 6 Races to Chase

    Jimmie Johnson and the No. 48 Chevrolet team roar out of historic Indianapolis uphill to the Pocono Mountains with a 75 point lead in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series...

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  18. FYI WIRZ: NFL Buccaneers and Veteran Wheelchair Athletes Talk Action

    Sports action in the Tampa Bay area has been upbeat and notable on fields and courts recently in mid-summer Florida sun...

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  19. FYI WIRZ: Drivers Know Fast Skills Lead to NASCAR, NHRA, IndyCar Success

    Humans are all born with inherent abilities, some more than others. All humans learn much as they grow through life, some absorb more than others...

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  20. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR Sprint Cup Drivers Get Rare Break Before Brickyard Intensity

    Normally every Thursday or Friday during the long Sprint Cup season, NASCAR drivers are getting aboard private jets to get to the next racetrack to practice before the weekend race goes to the green flag...

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  21. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's 36-Race Season Is Half Done with Only 8 Races to the Chase

    Rolling out of the Daytona crapshoot , those teams lucky and good enough to be in the top 12 in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series points are well-positioned...

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  22. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Elite Leaders Might Not Chase Jimmie Johnson after Daytona

    Chasing NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Jimmie Johnson has become habitual again this season, but that might not be so common after the expected crapshoot at Daytona International Speedway on July 6...

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  23. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR Point Lead Shrinks, Drivers Return to Left Turns in Kentucky

    FYI WIRZ : NASCAR point lead shrinks, drivers return to left turns in Kentucky The exciting, slippery road course in Sonoma shook up the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series point battle last week...

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  24. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Tony Stewart and More Know Motorsports Momentum Exists

    Momentum is a scientific term. All that one needs to do is reference the word in Merriam-Webster and bang—it’s back to physics class...

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  25. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Quarterback Josh Freeman Is Well Seasoned

    One of the big 2013 National Football League season questions for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers is if quarterback Josh Freeman will perform well enough to earn a hefty contract renewal...

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