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    • 8:29 PM, Apr. 19, 2014

    Sebastian Vettel finding success more difficult to come by

    The switch to six-cylinder turbo engines and the introduction of new fuel-saving regulations in the offseason have brought a sudden halt to Vettel's stunning dominance of the sport. In the first three races of this season, he's managed a single podium finish third place in Malaysia.

    • 10:52 AM, Apr. 18, 2014
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    Carl Edwards has fond memories of his first Mustang

    The Ford Mustang his hit the big 5-0. The car went on sale for the first time on April 17, 1964, and was introduced at New York's World Fair.

    • 10:57 AM, Apr. 16, 2014
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    Kyle Larson thrives while doing double duty in NASCAR

    NASCAR's Kyle Larson is enjoying the advantages of double dipping. Larson moved full-time into the Sprint Cup series this season, taking over the No. 42 Chevrolet for Chip Ganassi Racing, and he's 14th in the Sprint Cup standings.

    • 7:40 PM, Apr. 14, 2014
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    Monday's motors roundup: NASCAR's Gene Haas plans to field Formula 1 team in next 2 years

    Haas Formula would become the first American-based Formula One team since Parnelli Jones Racing in 1974-76, which employed Mario Andretti as its driver.

    • 12:39 AM, Apr. 14, 2014
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    Sunday's motors roundup: Mike Conway wins wild IndyCar race at Long Beach

    Conway, who also won at Long Beach in 2011, scored the win for Ed Carpenter Racing, a team that specializes in oval races.

    • 11:33 PM, Apr. 12, 2014
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    Saturday's motors roundup: Kevin Harvick survives shootout for first Darlington win

    Harvick capped his biggest weekend at Darlington Raceway with his first Southern 500 victory, passing Dale Earnhardt Jr. two laps from the end of the longest race in the track's 65-year NASCAR history.

    • 3:42 AM, Apr. 12, 2014
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    Friday's motor sports roundup: Chase Elliott wins second straight Nationwide race

    The 18-year-old son of NASCAR great Bill Elliott raced to his second straight Nationwide Series victory, moving from fifth to first on the final two laps Friday night.

    • 1:29 AM, Apr. 11, 2014
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    Matt Kenseth looking for another Darlington win

    This time, Kenseth comes in winless through seven races under the new NASCAR format where a victory pretty much ensures a driver a spot in the 16-team playoffs.

    • 4:30 PM, Apr. 9, 2014
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    Dale Earnhardt Jr., at MIS for tire test, takes aim at first Sprint Cup title

    Dale Earnhardt Jr., Greg Biffle and Clint Bowyer were among a handful of Sprint Cup drivers on the track at Michigan International Speedway Wednesday for a Goodyear tire test in preparation for the Quicken Loans 400 June 15.

    • 6:15 PM, Apr. 7, 2014
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    Joey Logano wins at Texas; penalty backs up Brad Keselowski

    With a last-lap pass of Jeff Gordon in NASCAR's version of overtime, Logano became the seventh different winner in as many races this season, with new rules for the championship Chase putting an increased emphasis on winning.

    • 12:56 AM, Apr. 7, 2014
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    Rain postpones Sprint Cup race at Texas until Monday

    It will be run Monday at noon (EDT), nine hours before the start of the NCAA national championship game in nearby Arlington.

    • 12:15 AM, Apr. 7, 2014
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    Sunday's motor sports roundup: Chase Elliott, son of Bill, turning heads in Nationwide series

    He's the second-youngest winner in series history, clocking in at roughly four months older than record-holder Joey Logano, who was 18 years and 21 days when he won in 2008.

    • 12:08 AM, Apr. 4, 2014
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    NASCAR says teams' tire problems are their own fault, not Goodyear's

    NASCAR will not regulate tire pressures at Texas Motor Speedway, and if drivers have tire failures during Sunday's race officials believe they won't be able to blame Goodyear.

    • 6:46 AM, Apr. 4, 2014
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    Manager: Formula One star Michael Schumacher has 'moments of consciousness'

    Michael Schumacher is now showing 'moments of consciousness and awakening,' more than three months after suffering serious head injuries in a skiing accident, the retired Formula One star's manager said Friday.

    • 1:18 AM, Apr. 3, 2014
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    Richard Petty Motorsports off to strong start after offseason upgrades

    Marcos Ambrose and Aric Almirola fell short of driving their way into Victory Lane on Sunday. But for just the fourth time in 77 races as teammates, both ...

    • 2:10 AM, Apr. 1, 2014
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    Kurt Busch-Brad Keselowski feud flares up ahead of Duck Commander 500

    The track has another racing feud to play up in time for the Duck Commander 500 on Sunday, the seventh stop in the NASCAR Sprint Cup series.

    • 8:43 PM, Mar. 30, 2014
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    Sunday's motor sports roundup: Kurt Busch ends 83-race victory drought

    Kurt Busch's Sunday at Martinsville Speedway, in some ways, was like his career wrapped into one afternoon.

    • 9:33 PM, Mar. 29, 2014
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    Saturday's motor sports roundup: Martinsville elicits mixed emotions for Jimmie Johnson, Hendrick team

    It was Oct. 24, 2004, the day a plane carrying 10 members of the Hendrick Motorsports family on their way to the race crashed in fog-shrouded mountains a few ...

    • 11:29 PM, Mar. 28, 2014
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    Kyle Busch wins pole at Martinsville Speedway

    Busch has seen it time and again at Martinsville Speedway. Driving down pit road, heading back onto the track and in contention for the lead, Busch is used to ...

    • 8:32 PM, Mar. 26, 2014
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    Doctors clear Denny Hamlin after metal removed from eye

    Hamlin was not medically cleared to race last Sunday by doctors in the infield care center at Auto Club Speedway. He had visited the care center on Saturday ...

    • 7:45 PM, Mar. 25, 2014
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    Ryan Briscoe relishes full-time return to Chip Ganassi Racing

    Briscoe, 32, was in town Tuesday to promote the Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix doubleheader, which will take place May 30-June 1, the weekend after ...

    • 2:07 AM, Mar. 25, 2014
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    Kyle Larson dazzles in drive to the front at Fontana

    If there were any doubts that he belonged at NASCAR's top level, the 21-year-old answered them at Fontana.

    • 12:21 AM, Mar. 24, 2014
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    Kyle Busch wins Auto Club 400 after wild finish

    Kyle Busch capably blocked Larson and outlasted Stewart and Kurt Busch to win a wacky race featuring a track-record 35 lead changes and numerous tire problems. ...

    • 11:08 PM, Mar. 22, 2014
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    Kyle Larson gets first Nationwide victory

    Kyle Larson won his first Nationwide Series race Saturday, holding off Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch in a thrilling finish at Fontana. The 21-year-old Larson ...

    • 12:08 PM, Mar. 17, 2014
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    Longtime Indy 500 driver Gary Bettenhausen dies at age 72

    Bettenhausen was a member of a famous racing family and a veteran of open-wheel competition. His father, Tony, also was an Indianapolis 500 veteran who was ...

    • 11:01 PM, Mar. 16, 2014
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    Sunday's motor sports roundup: Carl Edwards prevails after five hours of rain delays

    Much like the season-opening Daytona 500, which was stopped by rain for almost six hours, the threat of more bad weather bringing a sudden halt to the race ...

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