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Wednesday, July 8, 2015

New rules package is welcomed at Kentucky track

Nobody knows what to expect with the new rules package waiting for the Sprint Cup Series this week at the Kentucky Speedway. But one thing's for sure - most believe anything is better than the ...
By Don Coble

Dillon thanks his team members

Austin Dillon went to the Richard Childress Racing on Tuesday to thank his team for their work in keeping him safe after his crash on Monday at the Daytona International Speedway.
By Don Coble

Monday, July 6, 2015

Last-lap crash causes major scare at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - As soon as Dale Earnhardt Jr. crossed the finish line at Daytona International Speedway he watched an accident in his rearview mirror that instantly put him on the verge of ...

Earnhardt wins big wreck finish

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - A horrific last-lap accident that left drivers fearing for Austin Dillon's safety muted Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s victory in the rain-delayed race.
By Jenna Fryer

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Clint Bowyer knows he's running on fumes

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Clint Bowyer pushed the panic button long before Sunday night's rain-delayed Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway.
By Don Coble

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Dillon wins Xfinity Series race

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Austin Dillon won the Xfinity Series race at Daytona Inter­national Speedway on Saturday night by avoiding a late accident and then holding off the competition in a ...

Nature of Daytona race creates opportunities

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - The unpredictable nature of restrictor-plate racing at Daytona could create a driver's best chance to win before the Chase starts in September.
By Don Coble

Friday, July 3, 2015

Busch not hurt in latest crash at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Kyle Busch was involved in a multi-car crash at Daytona International Speedway, where he returned Friday for the first time since he was injured at the track in February. ...
By Don Coble

Thursday, July 2, 2015

NASCAR tracks unite, ask fans not to fly Confederate flag

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - NASCAR's national series tracks announced that they are asking fans to refrain from displaying the Confederate flag at races.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Busch brothers thrilled by historic 1-2 finish

Brothers have raced against each other since the very first NASCAR race in 1949. But last Sunday's finish at Sonoma Raceway with Kyle Busch and Kurt Busch was the first time brothers finished one-two.
By Don Coble

Expect a wild ride from Busch in his bid to make Chase

Now comes the hard part for Kyle Bucsh - being in the top 30 in points after the next 10 races.
By Don Coble

Monday, June 29, 2015

IndyCar needs to strike balance

Finding a balance between daredevil racing and over-the-top danger is a challenge IndyCar must unravel.
By Jenna Fryer

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Kyle Busch wins at Sonoma

SONOMA, Calif. - Kyle Busch's comeback now includes a victory - a mere five races after he returned from serious injuries suffered the season-opening weekend.
By Jenna Fryer

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Allmendinger is on the pole in Sonoma

SONOMA, Cali - A.J. Allmendinger earned the top starting spot for the NASCAR race at Sonoma Raceway during Saturday's knockout qualifying with a lap 96.310 mph around the 10-turn, 1.99-mile course.
By Jenna Fryer

NASCAR chairman calls Confederate flag offensive, wants it removed from NASCAR events

SONOMA, Calif. - Calling the Confed­erate flag an "insensitive symbol" he personally finds offensive, NASCAR chairman Brian France said the sport will be aggressive in disassociating the ...

Friday, June 26, 2015

Junior backs removing Confederate flag from SC Statehouse grounds

SONOMA, Calif. - Dale Earnhardt Jr., NASCAR's most popular driver, called the Confederate flag "offensive to an entire race" Friday while voicing his support for it being removed from the grounds ...

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Fans can still fly the Confederate flag during NASCAR races

NASCAR officials split the difference on the strong pushback against South Carolina and its Confederate flag.

Questions are yet to be answered in NASCAR

As the Sprint Cup Series goes back to work this weekend, several questions have been answered in the first 15 races. And several remain.
By Don Coble

Monday, June 22, 2015

Fryer: Gordon emotional in return to his first track

RIO LINDA, Calif. - Controlling his emotions has never been easy for Jeff Gordon, who openly wept during milestone moments early in his career.
By Jenna Fryer

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Jones earns second NASCAR win of weekend

JOLIET, Ill. - Erik Jones could be driving for Joe Gibbs Racing in a Sprint Cup car at some point in the future. For now, Jones, 19, is content driving for Gibbs in NASCAR's Xfinity Series and for ...

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Woman found in river identified

NORTH AUGUSTA -- A woman was found dead Tuesday morning in the Savannah River has been identified as Suzanne E. Dyke, 61, of North Augusta.
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