1. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top Five Aren't Counting on Tandem at Talladega

    NASCAR’s Aaron's 499 Sprint Cup race will produce high speeds on the 2.66-mile tri-oval track with 33 degree banking at Talladega Superspeedway this Sunday, May 6...

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  2. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top Guns Aim Fast at the Quick Richmond Track

    Richmond International Raceway is the third shortest track on the NASCAR circuit, but speeds routinely exceed 100 mph and the bumping and banging action is well received by packed crowds that usually exceed 90,000 people...

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  3. Greg Schiano Shows NFL Toughness to Solid Tampa Bay Buccaneers Roster

    When the Tampa Bay Buccaneers organization fired head coach Raheem Morris for a dismal 2011 season, it needed to find and hire the next talented coach swiftly so it could get ...

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  4. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Point Aces Bring Heart to the Heartland in Kansas

    For fans that have never had a ride or driven a stock car at 170 mph or so, the experience is way faster than it looks on a racetrack or on TV...

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  5. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top Guns Won't Have Rust as They Blast into Texas

    NASCAR drivers only get three weekends off during the long 36-race season, complete with an additional shootout and All-Star race. But 13 off days won’t cause moss to grow or rust to build in any racing sense...

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  6. FYI WIRZ: Not All NASCAR and NHRA Grandsons Get Free Rides to the Top

    It’s often said by those who understand sportsman stock car racing—the many local short tracks across the U.S...

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  7. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Leaders Think Race 6 at Martinsville Is Like Returning Home

    Almost all NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers raced a short track somewhere when they were young and dreamed of the big time. For them, going to a short-track race on the NSCS circuit is like connecting history to the present...

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  8. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR Drivers' Top Five Touch Shows on Track and in Points

    NASCAR’s Sprint Cup's top five in points are Greg Biffle, Kevin Harvick, Dale Earnhardt Jr. , Tony Stewart and Matt Kenseth. The top five winners in last weeks’ race five in Fontana were Tony Stewart, Kyle Busch , Dale Earnhardt Jr...

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  9. Street Legal IndyCar Ride in St. Petersburg Is Speed Without Issue

    Taking an IndyCar open-wheel car on any public street would attract local police in a hurry. Taking a street-legal IndyCar two-seater on local streets where an IZOD INdyCar race happens soon, will attract fans...

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  10. NASCAR's Top 3 Finishers Talk Before and After Bristol Beating

    Bristol Motor Speedway is one of the shortest tracks on the NASCAR circuit, but it’s also one of the most demanding events, physically and mentally. It might even be the most exhausting race—despite its length...

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  11. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top 5 Drivers Talk New Bristol, Old Bumping and Banging

    Race number four in the NASCAR Sprint Cup season is next, and some teams are beginning to develop early strength that may take their drivers to a spot in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship run...

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  12. FYI WIRZ: NHRA Celebrates Spring Air with a Big Roar at the Gatornationals

    The enchanting fragrance of orange blossoms is common to Florida spring air, but about the same time as that yearly event, another scent permeates the atmosphere in March: that of engines spewing Nitromethane fumes...

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  13. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top 5 Drivers Won't Be Rolling Dice in Race 3 at Las Vegas

    NASCAR rolls into Las Vegas for the third race in a 36-race Sprint Cup season and though some team members might use available spare time at gaming tables, team efforts will focus on placing certainty into their race cars...

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  14. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top 3 Finishers Talk Sprint Cup Desert Win at Phoenix

    Comparing comments by NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers before and after a race can often reveal much about strategy and reality. The NSCS Subway Fresh Fit 500 on Sunday at Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale, Ariz...

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  15. FYI WIRZ: After Rainy Daytona Epic, NASCAR's Top 5 Eager for Dry Phoenix

    NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races are generally long. That's the distinction for the sport’s top class, but most are three to four hours; not 36 hours like the postponed Daytona 500...

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  16. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top 5 Daytona Drivers Can't Be Quiet After Epic Race

    The Daytona 500, ‘The Great American Race’ at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida didn't disappoint those with patience or a hefty tolerance for crashing and bizarre incidents...

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  17. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top 10 Drivers Talk Big About the Daytona 500

    NASCAR’s huge start, the Daytona 500, will commence Sunday, February 26 on the 2.5-mile tri-oval racetrack with 31 degree banking in Daytona Beach, Florida. Those not among the thousands in the stands can view the action on FOX at 1 p...

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  18. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta Kicks Up Reality in Big Hits, Broken Dreams

    Perhaps more than any other injury description, the following words have echoed more frequently year after year across high school, college and professional football fields during ...

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  19. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Sprint Media Tour Upbeat but NASCAR Needs 2011 in 2012

    Hard to script a better NASCAR Sprint Cup competitive season than one where the championship goes to the last lap and the winner takes all or goes home second. Tony Stewart prevailed and Carl Edwards was left wondering—if only, two more points...

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  20. FYI WIRZ: CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta Talks Neurosurgery, Journalism and NASCAR

    Dr. Sanjay Gupta, CNN’s chief medical correspondent, is a practicing neurosurgeon and journalist. Those sophisticated roles might be plenty for two humans, but Gupta manages to pack both into his busy agenda...

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  21. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR 2012 Sprint Media Tour Always Upbeat, Some Announcements Big

    It’s hard to find negative aspects to scheduled team, sanction and communication events at the NASCAR 2012 Sprint Media Tour presented by Charlotte Motor Speedway in late January, ...

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  22. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR Sprint Media Tour in Charlotte Shows Teams Ready to Rev Up 2012

    The fourth week in January is a month from the start of the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup season in Daytona. It hardly seems like time to be touting eager drivers, owners and new paint schemes...

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  23. FYI WIRZ: Rolex 24 at Daytona, a Gold Win but No Shift to NASCAR or IndyCar

    The Grand-Am Rolex 24 at Daytona in late January was a golden moment for the 50th anniversary, with almost golden Florida weather, cool nights and warm days, too...

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  24. FYI WIRZ: Grand-Am Rolex Brings Big 50th Story as Stars Race Around the Clock

    The Grand-Am Rolex 24 at Daytona got underway in gorgeous January weather—even for Florida. The biggest news planned might have been that it was the 50th anniversary of grueling ...

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  25. FYI WIRZ: JEGS Goes NHRA Pro Stock and Pro Mod, but Grandson Goes Stock Cars

    JEGS High Performance Parts is well known in drag racing because the father and four brothers who built the mail order business over 50+ years have also raced what they sell...

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