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Aric Almirola driving STP car at Darlington, Sam Hornish in Winn Dixie

Aric Almirola will drive an STP themed No. 43 Ford Fusion this weekend at Darlington Raceway. Almirola’s car will look just like the car that was driven by Richard Petty in 1972. Back in 1972, STP debuted on The King’s car making one of the most memorable driver-sponsorship combinations in NASCAR history. “When you think throwback racing, you think STP and ‘The King’,”...
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Kyle Busch driving Crispy M&M’s paint scheme at Darlington (Photos)

Kyle Busch has made up for lost time since missing the beginning of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. The driver of the No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota Camry has went to victory lane four times this season and heads to Darlington Raceway looking to lock-up a berth in the end of year Chase. Busch will be driving a special paint scheme this weekend. Rather than a previous M&...
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Kyle Larson driving Mello Yellow throwback at Darlington (Photos)

The No. 42 car and sponsor Mello Yellow have a long history in NASCAR. On Sunday, driver Kyle Larson’s No. 42 car will trade in its normal Target red and white for a black car reminiscent of the time Kyle Pettery drove the car for Ganassi co-owner Felix Sabates. “Running the Mello Yello paint scheme for the throwback-themed race weekend at Darlington Raceway will be great. For...
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. driving Valvoline throwback at Darlington (Photos)

Like so many other drivers, Dale Earnhardt Jr. will be driving a throwback paint scheme this weekend when the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series hits Darlington Raceway. Earnhardt Jr’s car will look like the one driven by  Cale Yarborough from 1981-82. “The suit is just like his,” said Earnhardt. “And he had this (blue) color shoes. There’s a picture of him with his car at Daytona...
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Bills name Tyrod Taylor starting QB

The Buffalo Bills had said their starting quarterback job was an open competition. On Monday the team named Tyrod Taylor their Week 1 starter.  Taylor had been a back-up to Joe Flacco with the Baltimore Ravens for the last four seasons.  The backfield for the Bills remains in flux. Veteran Fred Jackson was released on Monday saying the team $2.5 million. Both LeSean McCoy and...
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Darlington: Bojangles Southern 500 Entry List

  There are 46 cars on the entry list for the Bojangles Southern 500 at Darlington on Sunday. Below is the full entry list for the race which will feature numerous throwback and tribute paint schemes. Entry List for Bojangles Southern 500 Entry Car No. Driver Make Sponsor 1 1 Jamie McMurray Chevy McDonalds / Cessna 24 2 2 Brad Keselowski Ford Miller High Life throwback 24 3...
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Josh Wise to drive for TMG at Richmond and New Hampshire

Josh Wise will get behind the wheel of the No. 30 Chevrolet of The Motorsports Group for two races this season. Wise will drive for the team at Richmond and New Hampshire. TMG has attempted to run 10 races this season but has only qualified for two events. Ron Hornaday raced at Atlanta and Jeff Green drove the car at Richmond. Travis Kvapil was unable to qualify for the most recent...
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Fan falls from upper deck at Turner Field, in grave condition

A fan fell from the upper deck at Turner Field during the seventh inning of the Braves loss to the Yankees on Saturday night. The fan was taken to a hospital on a stretcher and is said to be in grave condition. “There was an accident during tonight’s game involving a fan,” the Braves said in a statement. “The fan was immediately treated at the scene and transported to a...
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NASCAR at Road America and Canada 2016, weekend schedule and race start times

There is no NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race this weekend, instead fans will have to turn to the Xfinity Series and Camping World Truck Series. Both the Xfinity Series and the Truck Series are at road courses however they are not at the same one. On Saturday the Xfinity Series runs at Road America while the Camping World Truck Series is at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park. NASCAR Weekend...
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NASCAR Sprint Cup Series points after Bristol

Kyle Busch and Jimmie Johnson each have four wins, the most in the Cup Series following Saturday’s running of the Irwin Tools Night Race. The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series returns to action for a Sept. 6 race at Darlington. NASCAR Sprint Cup Point Standings after Bristol RK DRIVER POINTS WINS POLES TOP 5 TOP 10 1 Jimmie Johnson 752 4 0 11 16 2 Kyle Busch 395 4 1 5 7 3 Matt Kenseth...
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Joey Logano wins at Bristol, Irwin Tools Night Race results

Joey Logano won Saturday night’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Bristol. The driver of the No. 22 Shell Ford Fusion was able to hold off Kevin Harvick and navigate though lapped traffic for the win in the Irwin Tools Night Race. Denny Hamlin began the race on the pole and would remain a factor all night. Teammate Matt Kenseth’s chances of a Bristol sweep went away when he...
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Bristol: Irwin Tools Night Race starting lineup, green flag and tv info

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series returns to Bristol Motor Speedway this weekend for the running of the Irwin Tools Night Race. Denny Hamlin is on the pole for Saturday night’s 500 lap race. He is joined by teammate Kyle Busch on the front row. Eyes will be on Matt Kenseth as he looks to sweep the Bristol races this year. He enters coming off a dominating win at Michigan a week ago...
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Jeff Gordon driving rainbow paint scheme in Bristol farewell

If Jeff Gordon’s final race at Bristol looks a lot like his first it’s because his No. 24 Chevrolet SS will bare the iconic rainbow scheme which he drove to start his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career. Gordon will start 24th in Saturday night’s Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol. In his career Gordon has five career wins at Bristol and has finished inside the top-five 17 times...
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Kyle Busch wins Xfinity Series race at Bristol, Food City 300 results

Kyle Larson won Friday night’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway. The driver of the No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota Camry beat out Kyle Larson for the win in the Food City 300. Denny Hamlin began the race on the pole and led a race high 255 laps. In the closing laps Buescher was in the lead with a win in reach before a late caution came out. Buescher would run...
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Xfinity Series at Bristol: Food City 300 starting lineup, green flag and tv info

Denny Hamlin is on the pole for the NASCAR Xfinity Series’ Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway. Joining Hamlin on the front row is teammate Kyle Busch. Coverage of the Food City 300 will air on NBCSN beginning at 7:30 pm ET with the green flag set to wave at 7:44 pm ET. Ryan Blaney won this race a year ago while it was Joey Logano going to victory lane earlier this year...
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Denny Hamlin wins Bristol pole, Irwin Tools Night Race qualifying results

Denny Hamlin will lead the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series to the green flag for Saturday night’s Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway. The driver of the No. 11 Fed Ex Toyota Camry will be joined by Kyle Busch on the front row. Carl Edwards starts the race third while Matt Kenseth starts 13th. Joey Logano won this race a year ago while it was Kenseth who went to victory...
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NASCAR at Bristol: Weekend Schedule, practice, qualifying and race start times

On Wednesday the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series took to the World’s Fastest Halfmile at Bristol Motor Speedway. Now on Friday and Saturday night the Xfinity and Sprint Cup Series will run races. On Friday night the Xfinity Series will run the Food City 300 while the Sprint Cup Series will have it’s annual Irwin Tools Night Race on Saturday. Eyes will be on the No. 20 of Matt...
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Tyler Reddick keeps Truck points lead after Bristol, full standings

Tyler Reddick entered Wednesday’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Bristol as the points leader by 8 points.  Thanks to a late race restart, Reddick keeps the point lead in the truck series by 6 over Crafton. The next truck race is a road course event at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park next Sunday. NASCAR Truck Series Standings after Bristol RK DRIVER POINTS WINS POLES...
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Ryan Blaney wins Truck Series race at Bristol, UNOH 200 results

Ryan Blaney won Wednesday night’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway. The driver of the No. 29 Cooper Standard Ford F-150 took home the win in the UNOH 200 presented by ZLoop after the race resumed following a red flag for rain. Cole Custer appeared on his way to his third career win when he ran into a turned Spencer Gallagher. Rain came shortly...
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Matt Flynn 7-10 days away from practicing with Jets

The New York Jets have signed veteran quarterback Matt Flynn but the former Green Bay Packers backup is atleast a week away from practicing with the team.  Flynn is dealing with a hamstring injury which kept him sidelined during his time with the New England Patriots.  With the Jets, Flynn will backup Ryan Fitzpatrick. His job seems safe regardless of his hamstring status until...
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Michael Waltrip Racing shutting doors, Clint Bowyer free of contract

Michael Waltrip Racing will stop running cars full time in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at the end of the 2015 season leaving drivers Clint Bowyer, David Ragan and 200 employees scrambling for jobs.  The announcement came Wednesday morning after weeks of speculation following co-owner Rob Kaufman’s purchase into Chip Ganassi Racing.  “I want to thank Michael, Rob and everyone...
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NASCAR Point Standings following Pure Michigan 400

Jimmie Johnson and Kyle Busch each have four wins to pace the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series point standings. Matt Kenseth’s third win of the season has him looking good as the Chase nears. Below you can see the entire NASCAR Sprint Cup Series point standings following Michigan. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series standings after Michigan RK DRIVER POINTS WINS POLES TOP 5 TOP 10 1 Jimmie Johnson...
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Matt Kenseth wins at MIS, Pure Michigan 400 results

Matt Kenseth won Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway. The driver of the No. 20 car began the race on the pole and led the most laps cruising to his third win of the season. He previously won at Bristol and Pocono. Finishing second was Kevin Harvick while Martin Truex Jr., Austin Dillon and Denny Hamlin rounded out the top five. NASCAR Pure...
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NASCAR: Pure Michigan 400 Startling Lineup, Green Flag start time and Tv Info

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is at Michigan International Speedway this weekend for the running of the Pure Michigan 400. Matt Kenseth will start Sunday’s race on the pole. Joining Kenseth on the front row is Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Denny Hamlin. Carl Edwards starts third and Kyle Busch begins Sunday’s race sixth. The Pure Michigan 400 will consist of 200 laps around the 2...
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Chris Buescher leads Xfinity Series points, standings after Mid-Ohio

Chris Buescher stays atop the point standings in the NASCAR Xfinity Series following Saturday’s running of the Nationwide Children’s Hospital 200 at Mid-Ohio. Buescher entered Saturday’s race 24 points ahead of Chase Elliott and Ty Dillon. WINNER: Regan Smith wins at Mid-Ohio The Xfinity Series is in action next Friday at Bristol Motor Speedway. Xfinity Series Standings following...
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