Kurt Busch loses initial NASCAR appeal


Sprint Cup driver Kurt Busch lost his first appeal on Saturday of a suspension from NASCAR stemming from a domestic abuse ruling. Busch’s appeal of the Friday NASCAR ruling was heard by a three-person panel beginning around noon in the International Motorsports Center which overlooks Turn […]

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Dale Earnhardt Jr., Denny Hamlin fail Daytona inspection


Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Denny Hamlin failed post-qualifying inspection for the Daytona 500 on Sunday, meaning they’ll have to start at the back for Thursday’s Budweiser Duel qualifying races. Earnhardt’s No. 88 car was found to be too low in the left front and Hamlin’s No. […]

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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


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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