1. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Kevin Harvick Won't Be Driving a Lame Duck in New Hampshire

    When Kevin Harvick announced recently that Kevin Harvick Incorporated would be shutting down in 2012, three Camping World Truck teams and two Nationwide teams with numerous haulers, parts and jobs became expendable...

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  2. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top Chasers Ready To Catch Win at Loudon

    The Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, New Hampshire presented by the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR), is the second of the 10-race playoffs—The Chase for the Sprint Cup...

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  3. FYI WIRZ: NHRA's Showman John Force Has Roadshow, Too

    With 15 personal championships and two team championships over a 36-year racing career, John Force has spent an abundance of time crisscrossing the USA to race his Funny Car on straight tracks at high speeds...

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  4. FYI WIRZ: Tony Stewart, Kevin Harvick, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Hot in Dry Chicago

    The rain finally won late in the evening on NASCAR Sunday, the scheduled day for the Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Illinois, causing a postponed race...

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  5. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR Truck Teams Shed Jobs as Kevin Harvick Shutters KHI

    Kevin Harvick nixed summer rumors when he announced the merger of KHI and RCR in the NASCAR Nationwide Series, a new two-car team, and shuttered his Camping World Truck Series team for 2012...

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  6. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Top Chasers Talk First Championship Race in Chicago

    The players in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship are set. It’s go time for the top-12 and the top is not far from the bottom—just nine points. A total of 480 points in 10 races are available to the contenders...

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  7. FYI WIRZ: NHRA's John Force, Antron Brown and Ron Capps Talk the Countdown

    Some long-time drag racing fans when appalled with the NHRA playoff change, Countdown to One, was launched in 2007. Points accumulated during the regular season were wiped out...

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  8. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Kevin Harvick, Carl Edwards and Jeff Gordon Pass Richmond

    The Wonderful Pistachios 400 at Richmond International Raceway promised bumping and grinding on the 0.75-mile track as drivers raced for their last chance for a berth in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship Saturday night...

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  9. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Sprint Puts Up 3 Million Reasons for Drivers and Fans

    After many months in planning, the marketing folks at Sprint announced a grand prize NASCAR program with three hefty rewards called the Sprint Summer Showdown—$1 million for ...

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  10. NHRA Leaders Roar into the Big Go at Indianapolis with Fast Words

    The National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) brings another “Big Go”—the 57th annual Mac Tools U.S. Nationals presented by Lucas Oil, Aug. 31-Sept. 5, at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis, Indiana...

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  11. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Brad Keselowski Collects Wins as Chase Playoffs Approach

    With three NASCAR Sprint Cup Series wins, Brad Keselowski is standing tall even if he has to nurse an injured foot while he races. He broke his ankle during a testing crash on Aug...

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  12. FYI WIRZ: Danica Patrick Is Hottest Among NASCAR's Power Pack of Weekly Topics

    Danica Patrick announced her switch from the IZOD IndyCar Series to the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) next year with sponsor Go Daddy.com executive Bob Parsons at her side...

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  13. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Kyle Busch, Jimmie Johnson Talk the Bristol Bullring

    Bristol Motor Speedway, a .533-mile oval track with 30 degree banking, home to one of NASCAR’s most prized tickets twice a season, takes on a championship edge as drivers ...

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  14. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Kyle Busch, Jimmie Johnson Talk Michigan Start and Finish

    Michigan International Speedway has sweeping 73-foot wide turns providing three and four grooves for drivers of the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) to catch and pass one another...

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  15. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Kyle Busch, Carl Edwards and More Prep for Fast Michigan

    Michigan International Speedway, the 2-mile tri-oval track with 18 degree banking, hosts the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) Pure Michigan 400 in Brooklyn, Michigan, this Sunday...

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  16. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Marcos Ambrose, Brad Keselowski Talk Thrilling Watkins Glen

    The Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at the Glen—at Watkins Glen International in Watkins Glen, N.Y—did not disappoint road course enthusiasts for the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR)...

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  17. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's David Ragan delivers for UPS, Denny Hamlin brings FedEx

    Many shipping firms and package customers across the U.S know that UPS and FedEx deliver, but so do National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) drivers David Ragan (UPS) and Denny Hamlin (FedEx)...

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  18. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Carl Edwards, Jimmie Johnson Talk Watkins Glen Road Race

    Right turns will accompany left turns this week for the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) Sprint Cup event—the Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at the Glen—at ...

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  19. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Ironman Keselowski and Speedy Busch Brothers Talk

    After a corner crash during a test at Road America, Brad Keselowski felt fortunate he didn’t sustain more severe injuries, even though his fractured ankle and sprained back were plenty annoying...

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  20. Tampa Bay Buccaneers See Green Grass, Green Money and Greener Turf

    Many teams in the National Football League take an aggressive approach to signing experienced free-agent players to boost their squads...

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  21. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR Hot and Fast News Clips Ready for Busy Fans

    Hot and fast news clips about the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) are often welcomed by fans when time is short. One thing remains constant; most fans are busy working, living and playing...

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  22. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Carl Edwards and Others Talk Pocono but Silent on Contracts

    Sprint Cup points leader Carl Edwards is talkative about the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) race in Pocono, Pa...

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  23. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Paul Menard, Jeff Gordon Talk Amazing Race at Indianapolis

    Drivers for the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) often speak out about the parity and high level of competition in the Sprint Cup Series. Most say 20 to 25 teams are capable of winning every race week...

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  24. FYI WIRZ: NASCAR's Carl Edwards, Jimmie Johnson and More Talk Indianapolis

    After a rare week off during its 36 race season, the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) returns to competition on the 2.5-mile oval track with nine degree banking at Indianapolis Motor Speedway...

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  25. FYI WIRZ: Jimmie Johnson, Travis Pastrana and More Talk NASCAR's Lofty Path

    Jimmie Johnson used to wonder how he was going to get to NASCAR from the desert where he raced in an off-road series as a teenager. Johnson does not have to wonder about much anymore...

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