1. Kurt Busch: Why Sprint Cup Sponsors Are Afraid of the Former Cup Champ

    Kurt Busch is the Ricky Bobby of the Sprint Cup Series right now, a comparison that he has drawn to himself in more than one way...

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  2. NASCAR's "Nightmare" Is Over: Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s Win Brings Cheers

    The Associated Press' Jenna Fryer is well-known on Twitter for being one of the more divisive members of the motorsports media corps...

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  3. NASCAR: Eury Misses Mark with "Beat by a Girl" Comments About Danica Patrick

    In a series of comments that seem poised to set back Danica Patrick 's progress in NASCAR this year, JR Motorsports crew chief Tony Eury Jr. insists that Nationwide Series rivals especially hate losing to Patrick because she is female...

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  4. NASCAR: Travis Pastrana Making Progress in Switch to Pavement

    Travis Pastrana won't be back in the Nationwide Series until July 14th's race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, but it hasn't stopped him from seriously committing to his new craft...

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  5. Travis Pastrana Optimistic About Chances at Hoon Kaboom Texas

    The first round of the 2012 Global Rallycross Championship was a disappointing one for Travis Pastrana ...

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  6. NASCAR: Ryan Truex Cements Status as Next Big Thing with Strong Dover Finish

    After a few years of Sprint Cup driver domination, the Nationwide Series has gotten back to its roots as a successful national driver development series for NASCAR's top tier...

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  7. Dodge Running out of Time to Establish 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Program

    According to USA Today's sports bureau , NASCAR manufacturer Dodge is still seeking partners for the 2013 Sprint Cup Series season after Penske Racing's shock defection to Ford earlier this year...

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  8. NASCAR: Kasey Kahne's Charlotte Victory Foreshadows Potential Chase Run

    It only took 12 races for Kasey Kahne to take his first victory for Hendrick Motorsports in the Sprint Cup Series. But to the 32-year-old native of Enumclaw, Washington, those 12 races must have felt like an eternity...

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  9. Indy 500 2012: Marco's Impatience Proves That Andretti Curse Is Alive and Well

    For years, there has been a pall over the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the Andretti family. Since patriarch Mario won the 1969 Indianapolis 500, no member of the family has ever made it back to victory lane as a driver...

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  10. Indy 500 2012: Analyzing Takuma Sato's Controversial Last-Lap Move

    Takuma Sato almost had it. After finishing last in the 2011 Indianapolis 500 , Sato returned to the track this year with Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing looking for a shot at redemption...

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  11. Indy 500 2012: Dan Wheldon's Absence at the Forefront of Racing's Greatest Day

    For the first time since 2008, this year's Indianapolis 500 will start without its defending winner in the field. Telling that story is, and will always be, heartbreaking. It still doesn't even seem real...

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  12. Indy 500 2012: Why Josef Newgarden Could Shock the Rest of the Field

    Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing driver Josef Newgarden knows he's not the biggest name in the IZOD IndyCar Series, but the 21-year-old Nashville native has no problem making light of it...

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  13. Indy 500 2012: Josef Newgarden, Rubens Barrichello Lead Rookie Drivers

    Twelve combined Formula One wins. Two USAC National Drivers' Championships. Four Firestone Freedom 100 victories.These are the accomplishments of a selective, very talented crop of drivers...

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  14. Indy 500 2012: 7 Under-the-Radar Drivers Who Could Challenge for the Win

    You know all the favorites. At Penske Racing, there's three-time race winner Helio Castroneves, polesitter Ryan Briscoe, and championship leader Will Power...

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  15. J.R. Hildebrand: Why Last Year's Failure Will Push Him Harder in 2012 Indy 500

    There's an old racing adage that says "nobody remembers who finishes in second place." J.R. Hildebrand would probably scoff at the notion...

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  16. NASCAR: Fantastic All-Star Race Undermined by Runaway Final Segment

    It seemed a good idea in theory, and in practice it almost was. After years of alternating formats, NASCAR officials settled on a new setup for this year's Sprint All-Star Race: ...

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  17. Indy 500 2012: Al Unser and the Most Impressive Victories in Indy 500 History

    In human history, 100 years is a long time for any event to exist. It's also plenty of time to create some incredibly memorable moments, as any history buff of the Indianapolis 500 can tell you...

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  18. NASCAR: Latest Andretti Autosport to Sprint Cup Rumor Borders on the Ridiculous

    Stop me if you've heard this one before: A major player in the IndyCar ranks is considering a jump to NASCAR's top level.....

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  19. NASCAR: Kurt Busch's Temper Preventing Ricky Bobby-Esque Redemption

    In the end, this is just starting to look foolish. Just one week removed from running the popular Ricky Bobby "Me" paint scheme from 2006's Talladega Nights , Kurt Busch was back to his old self in the Sprint Cup race at Darlington...

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  20. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Lessons Learned Too Late from Adam Petty's Death

    12 years ago today, NASCAR lost one of its brightest young stars on a bright afternoon that belied the somber mood in the garage...

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  21. NASCAR: Brad Keselowski Perfects Last Lap Drafting Defense at Talladega

    Superspeedway racing in NASCAR may often lead to unpredictable faces in victory lane, but its manifestation itself has been predictable for years now...

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  22. Seven Reasons Why Michael Waltrip Racing Is a Sprint Cup Contender

    For the first time in the 2012 season, Michael Waltrip will leave the NASCAR on FOX pit studio, trading in his tailored suit for a firesuit to run in Sunday’s Aaron’s 499 at Talladega Superspeedway...

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  23. Remembering Ayrton Senna: From Formula 1 Champion to Immortal

    The late Ayrton Senna was an almost mystical figure in the Formula 1 world, crediting much of his transcendent focus and nearly unconscious driving ability to his Catholic faith...

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  24. NASCAR's Landscape Drastically Different Since Dale Earnhardt's Passing

    Dale Earnhardt would have turned 61 on Sunday. Few NASCAR fans need a refresher on the career of the man they called "The Intimidator," a seven-time champion and 76-race winner in what is now known as the Sprint Cup Series...

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  25. NASCAR Officiating Ends Carl Edwards' Hopes of Victory at Richmond

    With both the NBA and NHL in the midst of their playoffs right now, the topic of officiating is bound to come up on just about every sports TV channel, network and radio show...

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