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NASCAR Racing 2003 Season: How Does It Hold Up?
It is hard to believe that it has been nearly 11 years since Papyrus Design Group’s swan song, NASCAR Racing 2003 Season (also known as NR2k3), was released. At one time, it was regarded to as the pinnacle of racing simulation, and could only be found …

Is NASCAR considering quieter race cars?
Stock car racing without the mega-decibel roar of the engines would definitely be different. If you’ve never been to a NASCAR race before, here are two free pieces of advice: don’t drink a beverage without a lid, because tiny tire pieces will end up in …
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“That’s Racing”?: NASCAR Champ Tony Stewart Hit and Killed Kevin Ward, Jr.
The dirt track at Canandaigua Motorsports Park in Canandaigua, N.Y., is a half-mile oval, but the stunning incident late Saturday night involving Tony Stewart and Kevin Ward, Jr. occurred at a dangerous intersection. It happened at the crossroads of fame …
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Kentucky NASCAR Race Postponed By Rain

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The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Kentucky Speedway was postponed by rain on Saturday. The Quaker State 400 race will now take place at noon EDT on Sunday. Forecasters expected scattered thunderstorms throughout the afternoon and evening on Saturday …
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NASCAR overhauls race and playoff format
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — NASCAR announced major changes to its points format on Monday night at the Charlotte Motor Speedway Media Tour. Races will now consist of three stages with bonus points for the top-10 finishers in the first two stages. The winner of …
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NASCAR Racing 3
The inherent hypocrisy in reviewing simulations is that in most cases, the journalist responsible for the article has nothing to compare the simulation to. I, for one, have never flown a F-16, driven in a Sherman tank or sat at the helm of a missile-packin …
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Gordon’s return gives NASCAR bump

sportGordon’s return gives NASCAR bump
Yet it was a welcome bump just the same for NASCAR. In a season that’s been full of quality racing though plagued by a malaise of television ratings and attendance, NASCAR received a boost with the return of future Hall of Famer Jeff Gordon.
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2017 NASCAR Cup Series race start times, networks announced
CONCORD, N.C. –We’ve known the 2017 NASCAR Cup Series schedule since May, but the race times and broadcast networks were yet to be released. Wednesday afternoon, they were officially announced. “It’s our responsibility, collectively as an industry, to …

After Indy farewell, NASCAR’s Tony Stewart has unfinished business
I’ve always know what a great guy and what a great race auto driver he is, and now I know more about who Tony Stewart really is. Not only does the defending Sprint Cup Series champion routinely enjoy dominant performances in NASCAR’s premier series …


George Diaz’s NASCAR notebook

sportGeorge Diaz’s NASCAR notebook
Race fizzles Forget all that giddiness about the better brand of racing on NASCAR’s 1.5-mile tracks. Martin Truex Jr.’s dominating run — leading a record 392 of 400 laps — has moved the needle in a different direction to try to spice up the …
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Studs and Duds: NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race
Larson was criticized a week ago for not being aggressive enough while losing to Matt Kenseth at Dover. And as opposed to the tepidness of recent All-Star Races where track position and clean air were the deciding factors, drivers were able to race side by …

Martin Truex Jr. twins pole for Charlotte’s NASCAR race
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) – Martin Truex Jr. won the pole Thursday night for the Coca-Cola 600, NASCAR’s longest race of the year. Johnson appeared to have cleared Truex Jr., but he had enough to hold on and hold him off on the big restart. Logano, who had the …
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UPDATED TV Ratings: F1 Bahrain, IndyCar Phoenix, NASCAR Martinsville

sportUPDATED TV Ratings: F1 Bahrain, IndyCar Phoenix, NASCAR Martinsville
The average audience for the Bahrain live telecast was reported at 578,000. NASCAR’s Sprint Cup race from Martinsville scored a 2.23 overnight rating on FOX Sports 1 on Sunday, averaging 4.2m viewers. That’s down on last year’s number and the lowest …
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NASCAR TV schedule: April 4-10
Monday, April 4 6:30 a.m., NASCAR Camping World Truck Series: Alpha Energy Solutions 250 (re-air), FS1 8:30 a.m., NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: STP 500 (re-air), FS1 5 p.m., NASCAR Race Hub, FS1 5 p.m., NASCAR America, NBCSN Tuesday, April 5
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No. 20 NXS car penalized after failing post-race inspection
Chris Gabehart, crew chief for Erik Jones and the Joe Gibbs Racing No. 20 Toyota team in the XFINITY Series, was fined for failing post-race inspection following Jones’ runner-up finish in Saturday’s Axalta 200 at PIR. The car failed to meet the …
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NASCAR 2016: When, where to watch today’s Sprint Cup race at Atlanta (photos)

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Tony Schumacher won in Top Fuel, and Rodger Brogdon in Pro Stock. Last event: Ron Capps topped the Funny Car field Feb. 14 in the season-opening Winternationalsin Pomona, California. Steve Torrence won in Top Fuel, and Greg Anderson in Pro Stock.

Capps, Kalitta and Butner top qualifying at Phoenix
In the 14-car ladder, Butner will face V. Gaines, who qualified 14th with a 6.778 at 207.27 in his Kendall Oil Dodge Dart. Points leader Anderson’s 6.623-second effort in the heat of the day means he will meet Vincent Nobile in the first round …

All hail the new Bugatti Chiron
Then there’s the top speed, which Bugatti has limited to 261mph – a token 3mph more than the Veyron Super Sport. The specially-developed, wider Michelins can take more, Bugatti says, and will be used for a Chiron’s record-setting attempt, which is …
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Kaulig Racing Inc. to join NASCAR XFINITY Series in 2016

sportKaulig Racing Inc. to join NASCAR XFINITY Series in 2016
Kernersville, N.C. (January 20, 2016) — Matt Kaulig is proud to announce the establishment of full-time NASCAR XFINITY Series team, Kaulig Racingâ„¢, for the 2016 season. With a familiar face behind the wheel, Blake Koch has been selected to pilot the No.
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RCR forms technical alliance with Circle Sport-Leavine Family Racing
Richard Childress Racing, owned by Dillon’s grandfather and organizational namesake, and Circle Sport-Leavine Family Racing have agreed to form a technical alliance in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series competition, beginning with the 2016 season with drivers …
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NASCAR: It’s Time To Black Flag The France Family
He negotiated the title sponsorship agreement with Nextel/Sprint and immediately black listed Richard Childress and SB2 racing primary sponsors, Cingular and Bell South. It was NASCAR’s money and the teams and drivers were not going to get in the way.
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NASCAR: Michigan International Speedway results in 3 minutes

sportNASCAR: Michigan International Speedway results in 3 minutes
Adding to what has already become a remarkable story this summer, Busch won Saturday’s Careers For Veterans 200 NASCAR truck race at Michigan International Speedway. It was the eighth victory of the season for Busch in NASCAR’s three national …
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Soul Doctors: How NASCAR Made Me Realize The Importance Of Religion In
I learned Pastor Self was not a preacher who happened by the track, but that he was on staff for Motor Racing Outreach (MRO), an organization that serves in a semi-official capacity as the Christian faith community of NASCAR. In addition to the prayer …
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NASCAR Camping World Truck’s Mason Mingus hoping for ‘smart’ race at Michigan
Mingus and the Camping World Truck Series will be racing on the undercard this weekend at the MIS two-mile superspeedway. The Trucks will race 1 p.m. Saturday in the Careers for Veterans 200, followed by Sunday’s 2:30 p.m. Pure Michigan 400 Sprint …

Latest NASCAR Auto Racing News

sportAuto racing: NASCAR backs call to remove Confederate flag
In 2012, NASCAR and track officials canceled plans to have pro golfer Bubba Watson drive the car from the television series “The Dukes of Hazzard” at Phoenix International Raceway, which is owned by International Speedway Corp. Officials cited concerns …

NASCAR, IndyCar in California to renew seasons after break: Weekend Auto
CLEVELAND, Ohio — NASCAR and IndyCar return to the track after a one-week break with many of the same questions still to be answered. For NASCAR, retiring Jeff Gordon is in the thick of the championship race, but by no means has a spot locked down.

NASCAR driver Kyle Larson still looking for repeat of 2014 successes | News
Most of the time, we both look at the positives of the race, and there have been a couple of times this year where he’s gotten down on me, but that helps motivate me. So, I like that part of that, too. Chip is a good owner. He understands auto racing …
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