1. Matt DiBenedetto Wins Camping World Series East Thriller

    After Cup qualifying was cancelled due to a downpour of rain and wind, the sun came back out at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway. The Camping World Series East drivers and teams scrambled to the track to get ready for their race, the Heluva Good 125...

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  2. Tony Stewart: Déjà Vu All Over Again with Practice Crash

    Just like in Pocono a few short weeks ago, Tony Stewart wrecked in his first practice round today at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Yet again, Stewart will be forced to use a backup car for Sunday's LENOX Industrial Tools 301...

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  3. Boris Said Stays the Course After Infineon Race

    With the sounds of young Boris Jr. playing in the background of his California home, Boris Said reflected on his most recent foray back into the world of NASCAR racing...

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  4. Richard Petty, "King" of NASCAR, Gets a Win and His Own Special Day

    Every fan of NASCAR knows the name Richard Petty. He is the "King" of the sport, arguably one of the best ambassadors for stock car racing. Petty will be honored with his own day on Friday, June 26 in Connecticut...

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  5. We Are Our Fathers' Sports

    On this Father's Day weekend, all of our thoughts turn to our dads, the shapers of so much in our lives. The lucky ones will get to hug their dads and perhaps share a silly card...

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  6. Jeff Gordon Is Moving in All the Right Directions

    From Michigan to Indy to Infineon, Jeff Gordon has been on the move. But more important, along the way, Gordon has demonstrated that he also has all the right moves...

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  7. The Multiple Personalities of Kyle Busch

    Love him or despise him, Kyle Busch is one of the most interesting drivers in NASCAR today. As he said this weekend, he is the antithesis of the plain "vanilla" drivers, instead seeking to shake up the status quo of driver behavior expectations...

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  8. Forget Danica; Move Over, Kyle Busch; Make Way for ARCA's Alli Owens

    After celebrating a top ten finish at Pocono Raceway in the ARCA RE/MAX series, Alli Owens was on the move again. But this time she was headed off to the Irish hills of Michigan International Speedway for the next race on the ARCA schedule...

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  9. Pocono Raceway Marries Charity and Ultimate Fan Experience

    The Mattioli family threw a great party for the Pocono 500, but there is more in store for the August race, which will be named the Sunoco Red Cross Pennsylvania 500...

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  10. Pocono 500 In The Rear View Mirror

    The Pocono 500 in Long Pond, PA got off to a rainy start on Friday, with the cancellation of practice and qualifying. The field was set for Sunday's race by the points standings. Tony Stewart, points leader, took the pole position by virtue of the rain.

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  11. Lynne Allmendinger: The Woman Beside the "Dinger"

    The saying goes that behind every successful man there is a good woman. But in this case, there is a special woman right there beside her man, who just happens to be nicknamed NASCAR's "Dinger...

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  12. Stewart, Edwards, Reutimann, Gordon, Newman Top Five In Pocono 500

    In a wild and wacky Pocono 500, with the debut of double-file restarts, fuel mileage strategy, and a few rain drops thrown in, Tony Stewart ultimately smoked them all, holding on to win the race...

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  13. Live from Long Pond: It's Pocono Raceway's Autograph Alley

    The primary focus of the Mattioli family for their beloved Pocono Raceway has always been the fans. Early on in the track's development, Dr. Rose Mattioli envisioned a special place where fans could access their favorite drivers...

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  14. Joey Logano Wins ARCA Race at Pocono

    Young Sprint Cup Series driver Joey Logano knew he needed just a bit more seat time in preparation for the Pocono 500...

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  15. Tony Stewart Wrecks In First Pocono Practice

    The sun was finally shining at Pocono Raceway and the Cup cars took to the track for the first time for practice. Everyone at the track seemed to breathe a collective satisfied sigh to hear the roar of the engines for the first time this race weekend...

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  16. NASCAR Counter-Sues Jeremy Mayfield

    NASCAR has just announced that they are counter-suing Jeremy Mayfield. In their suit, they allege that Mayfield knowingly participated in the sport, using a combination of drugs, which violates the sport's drug policy...

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  17. Jeff Gordon: "I'm Still Trying to Get Comfortable in My Own Skin"

    With the rain falling steadily at Pocono Raceway, Jeff Gordon had a few minutes to reflect on his career and his comfort level in the sport. Gordon went all the way back to the beginning, his rookie year...

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  18. Cup Drivers Weigh In On Double File Restarts at Pocono Raceway

    It's still raining at Pocono Raceway and the ARCA qualifying has been scrapped for the day. After gong out of the media center for just a few minutes, the rain is still failing pretty steadily and the wind makes it feel downright chilly...

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  19. Pocono Raceway Features Plenty of Firsts

    It's the start of NASCAR race weekend at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, PA. That is the good news. The bad news is that it is raining and the wind is whipping pretty significantly, at least right so far this morning...

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  20. Pocono Raceway's Third Generation Woman Takes On Newest Venture

    Ashley Igdalsky might just be the Executive Director of The Village at Pocono, a new all season destination resort which is the biggest of its kind in the Pocono mountains, but she is also a Mattioli through and through...

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  21. Andy Santerre's Protege Youngest Winner at South Boston East Race

    Andy Santerre, four-time Champion of NASCAR's Camping World Series East has a penchant for spotting and developing new, up and coming talent. Santerre did it again this weekend with his sixteen year old protege Brett Moffitt winning the race...

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  22. Monster Mile Lives Up to Its Name in NASCAR Nationwide Race

    The Monster Mile, as the Dover International Speedway is nicknamed, definitely lived up to its name in Saturday's NASCAR Nationwide race. The concrete demon chewed up and spit out quite a few drivers, especially many of the Cup interlopers...

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  23. NASCAR Fans' Town Hall Meeting: It Is Time

    While the headlines of the firing of Dale Earnhardt, Jr.'s crew chief have dominated the world of NASCAR, there was another historic event in the sport this week...

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  24. Rick Hendrick Needs to Find His Inner Steinbrenner (PS Looks Like He Found It)

    Hendrick Motorsports owner Rick Hendrick is most likely facing one of the most difficult decisions that he will ever have to make. He will have to finally make a significant change in an attempt to address the problems plaguing Dale Earnhardt, Jr...

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  25. David Reutimann Wins NASCAR's Marathon Coca-Cola 600 Race

    A marathon is defined as a long distance race, named after the fabled run of Greek soldier Pheidippides, a messenger from the Battle of Marathon in Athens...

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