1. NASCAR: Tony Stewart Lucks into Win No. 2 in Fontana

    Racin’ with Russ - Tony Stewart wound up the winner on Sunday afternoon after NASCAR series officials pulled the plug with Mother Nature laying down a huge amount of water ...

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  2. NASCAR: Brad Keselowski Doubles Up at Bristol

    Racin’ with Russ Brad Keselowski barely missed being part of a very early six-car wreck. Instead, he went on to capture the lead of the 500-lap grueling race at Bristol ...

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  3. NASCAR: Tony Stewart Ridin' High in Las Vegas Winner's Circle

    Racin’ with Russ—After having his car not re-fire late in the NASCAR Sprint Cup race last week, Tony Stewart rebounded nicely to capture his first checkers of the season at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday afternoon...

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  4. NASCAR: Denny Hamlin Back to Winner's Circle In Phoenix

    Racin’ with Russ After struggling for most of 2011 with marginal results, Denny Hamlin bounced back on Sunday afternoon to capture the NASCAR Sprint Cup race in Phoenix ...

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  5. NASCAR: Matt Kenseth Wins Wildest Daytona 500

    Racin’ with Russ — This year’s Daytona 500 started more than a day-and-a-half late due to rain, then began auspiciously with a second lap wreck, taking out contenders such ...

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  6. NASCAR: Wild Man Busch Wins Wild Shootout

    Despite being involved in two near wrecks and having a beat up car as a result, wild man Kyle Busch barely edged Tony Stewart at the line of the Budweiser Shootout by a mere ...

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  7. 2012 NASCAR Budweiser Shootout: Changes, Stats and Facts

    Racin’ with Russ - Well, it’s time to drop the first NASCAR green flag of the season and what better way to kick things off than with a high-speed, high dollar Sprint Cup race known as the Budweiser Shootout...

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  8. Rule Changes for the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Season

    Racin’ with Russ. With this year’s Super Bowl in the record books, it’s only fitting to start talking about NASCAR’s upcoming Super Bowl of sorts—the Daytona 500...

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  9. NASCAR: Danica's Silver Spoon Racing Concept

    Racin’ with Russ—the latest episode for Danica Patrick ’s entry into stock car racing—has me and a lot of other race fans up in arms about how the diminutive ...

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  10. NASCAR Camping World Truck Series: Who's Where in 2012

    Racin’ with Russ - After spending the past seven weeks explaining the many changes in store for the Sprint Cup and Nationwide series, I thought I’d hit some of the highlights in the same vein related to the Camping World Truck series...

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  11. NASCAR Nationwide Series: Who's Where in 2012?

    Racin’ with Russ - After spending the past six weeks explaining the many changes in store for the Sprint Cup series, I thought I’d hit some of the highlights in the same vein related to the Nationwide series...

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  12. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Who's Where in 2012 (Part 6)

    Racin’ with Russ—each year at this time, I dive into the many driver, crew, sponsor and paint scheme changes for next year. I’ll also throw in my predictions how well the various combos will fare...

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  13. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Who's Where in 2012 (Part 5)

    Racin’ with Russ—Each year at this time, I dive into the many driver, crew, sponsor and paint scheme changes for next year. I’ll also throw in my predictions as to how well the various combos will fare...

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  14. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Who's Where in 2012? (Part 4)

    Racin’ with Russ—Each year at this time, I dive into the many driver, crew, sponsor and paint scheme changes for next year. I’ll also throw in my predictions as to how well the various combos will fare...

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  15. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Who's Where in 2012? (Part 3)

    RacIn' with Russ—Each year at this time, I dive into the many driver, crew, sponsor and paint scheme changes for next year. I’ll also throw in my predictions as to how well the various combos will fare...

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  16. NASCAR: Kurt Busch Lands James Finch No. 51 Ride for 2012

    A lot of race fans have been wondering where Kurt Busch would land after he and Penske Racing decided to part ways just a few weeks ago. There were rumors that he would go to the No...

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  17. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Who's Where in 2012? (Part 2)

    Racin’ with Russ Each year at this time, I dive into the many driver, crew, sponsor and paint scheme changes for next year. I’ll also throw in my predictions as to how well the various combos will fare...

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  18. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Who's Where in 2012 (Part 1)

    Racin’ with Russ Each year at this time, I dive into the many driver, crew, sponsor and paint scheme changes for next year. I’ll also throw in my predictions as to how well the various combos will fare...

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  19. SPEED TV's 'Pumped!' Show Full of Errors and Black Flags

    There's a new show on the SPEED TV network, and maybe you've seen it— Pumped! (exclamation point is part of the title)...

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  20. Kurt Busch Fired from Penske Racing Team

    Many of us wondered how much it would take to have Kurt Busch fired from the prestigious Penske Racing Team, and obviously the often tumultuous driver has finally pushed enough of the wrong buttons...

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  21. Racin' with Russ: 2011 NASCAR Champions Celebrate at Awards Banquets

    The final curtain closed on the 2011 NASCAR season on Saturday night, after Tony Stewart gave his final thanks for accolades received from being crowned Sprint Cup champion...

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  22. NASCAR Final Weekend Winners and Losers

    Racin’ with Russ - Last week’s NASCAR’s top three finales saw a number of winners and losers emerge from the 2012 racing season. Here are a few observations from all three starting with the Sprint Cup series...

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  23. Tony Stewart Doubles Up with Win and Title at Homestead

    Racin’ with Russ — In the closest title battle in NASCAR Sprint Cup history, Tony Stewart won the race at Homestead, FL, with Carl Edwards large in his mirrors in second...

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  24. NASCAR Sprint Cup: Kasey Kahne Wakes Up Crowd at Phoenix with Checkers

    Racin’ with Russ– With all eyes on the top two in points, those being Carl Edwards and Tony Stewart , Kasey Kahne managed to snap a two-year winless streak, grabbing the NASCAR Sprint Cup checkered flag at Phoenix on Sunday afternoon...

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  25. NASCAR Sprint Cup: Tony Stewart Backs Up Smack Talk with Win at Texas

    Racin’ with Russ — After Tony Stewart won last week’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Martinsville, he immediately started smack-talking about points leader Carl Edwards ...

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