Congress cuts Guard’s ad budget for racing

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Congress has stripped funding for the Army National Guard’s sponsorship of motor sports following revelations that advertising on race cars did little to generate recruits. Lawmakers cut the Guard’s advertising budget by $13.8 million, the same amount the service had requested to sponsor race cars, said […]

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Richmond race fence-climber headed to jail

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James Dennis, the man who climbed a fence at Richmond International Raceway in September and caused an important NASCAR race to stop, was sentenced to jail Thursday. Richmond TV station WWBT reported Dennis was sentenced to one year in jail with all but one month suspended, […]

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Power issues plague Truck race; Erik Jones winner

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Call it the night the lights went out in Phoenix. Roughly 20 minutes before the start of Friday night’s Camping World Truck Series race at Phoenix International Raceway, the lights around the 1-mile track suddenly went out. Though the frontstretch lights came back on, Turns 3 […]

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New Talladega qualifying angers, stuns NASCAR drivers

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Brian Vickers won the pole Saturday for Sunday’s Geico 500 Sprint Cup race at Talladega Superspeedway, but Vickers’ first pole of the season was largely forgotten after a messy, confusing qualifying session that left several drivers angry, bewildered and — most importantly — missing from the […]

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NASCAR’s new rules: Testing ban, horsepower reduction

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NASCAR released its 2015 rules Tuesday with sweeping changes to reduce testing, detune engines and deemphasize aerodynamics. After allowing teams four tests at sanctioned tracks and unlimited private testing this year, NASCAR will ban teams from testing at any tracks following the season finale at Homestead-Miami […]

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