NASCAR http://www.racer.com/nascar Thu, 30 Jun 2016 21:19:32 -0700 en-gb NASCAR: Drivers to discuss prerace overcrowding http://www.racer.com/nascar/item/131499-nascar-drivers-to-discuss-prerace-overcrowding http://www.racer.com/nascar/item/131499-nascar-drivers-to-discuss-prerace-overcrowding NASCAR: Drivers to discuss prerace overcrowding

Above: The scene before this year's Daytona 500 on pit road. The prerace pageantry at Sprint Cup Series races that crowds pit road and blurs security is one of the topics set for discussion at Thursd...

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NASCAR Thu, 30 Jun 2016 21:44:46 -0700
INDYCAR: Ganassi, Childress among Hall inductees http://www.racer.com/nascar/item/131485-indycar-ganassi-childress-among-hall-inductees http://www.racer.com/nascar/item/131485-indycar-ganassi-childress-among-hall-inductees INDYCAR: Ganassi, Childress among Hall inductees

The Motorsports Hall of Fame of America welcomed the distinguished seven-member Class of 2016 into its Hall of Fame Wednesday night in the first ceremony to be held in Daytona Beach. The 28th annual ...

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NASCAR Thu, 30 Jun 2016 17:11:06 -0700
NASCAR: Tharp named Darlington president http://www.racer.com/nascar/item/131425-nascar-longtime-exec-named-darlington-president http://www.racer.com/nascar/item/131425-nascar-longtime-exec-named-darlington-president NASCAR: Tharp named Darlington president

Kerry Tharp, NASCAR's senior director of racing communications, has been named president of Darlington Raceway effective July 18. He replaces current track president Chip Wile, who stepped into the r...

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NASCAR Wed, 29 Jun 2016 17:23:11 -0700
NASCAR: IMS building dirt track for Stewart http://www.racer.com/nascar/item/131404-nascar-ims-building-dirt-track-for-stewart http://www.racer.com/nascar/item/131404-nascar-ims-building-dirt-track-for-stewart NASCAR: IMS building dirt track for Stewart

What do you get the retiring NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion who insisted "You can save your gifts ... they can just send me a note from the track president"? If you're Indianapolis Motor Speedway ...

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NASCAR Tue, 28 Jun 2016 22:21:07 -0700
XFINITY: Tifft to have surgery for brain tumor http://www.racer.com/nascar/item/131400-xfinity-tifft-to-have-surgery-for-brain-tumor http://www.racer.com/nascar/item/131400-xfinity-tifft-to-have-surgery-for-brain-tumor XFINITY: Tifft to have surgery for brain tumor

Joe Gibbs Racing announced on Tuesday that part-time NASCAR Xfinity Series driver Matt Tifft will soon undergo surgery to remove a recently-discovered low-grade brain tumor. The "low-grade glioma" wa...

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NASCAR Tue, 28 Jun 2016 20:52:20 -0700
NASCAR: Series alters bad weather qualifying http://www.racer.com/nascar/item/131388-nascar-series-alters-bad-weather-qualifying http://www.racer.com/nascar/item/131388-nascar-series-alters-bad-weather-qualifying NASCAR: Series alters bad weather qualifying

Starting with this Saturday's Coke Zero 400, current year owner points – not practice speeds – will be used to determine race eligibility and starting position in the Sprint Cup Series if qualifying ...

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NASCAR Tue, 28 Jun 2016 14:39:40 -0700
WEAVER: Smoke, Mirrors and the Chase http://www.racer.com/nascar/item/131366-weaver-smoke-mirrors-and-the-chase http://www.racer.com/nascar/item/131366-weaver-smoke-mirrors-and-the-chase WEAVER: Smoke, Mirrors and the Chase

Welcome back to the Chase, Tony Stewart. Well not quite, but his inclusion is inevitable after the three-time Sprint Cup champion won for the first time in three years on Sunday at Sonoma Raceway. St...

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NASCAR Tue, 28 Jun 2016 06:41:46 -0700
NASCAR: Busch eyes Gulf 12-hour race after test http://www.racer.com/nascar/item/131353-nascar-busch-eyes-gulf-12-hour-race-after-test http://www.racer.com/nascar/item/131353-nascar-busch-eyes-gulf-12-hour-race-after-test NASCAR: Busch eyes Gulf 12-hour race after test

Fresh off a successful Formula 3000 test at Abu Dhabi, Kurt Busch may actually race at the Middle East circuit in December. In an exclusive interview with FOXSports.com Friday morning at Sonoma Racew...

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NASCAR Mon, 27 Jun 2016 16:08:07 -0700
NASCAR: Pit road penalty costs Allmendinger at Sonoma http://www.racer.com/nascar/item/131330-nascar-pit-road-penalty-costs-allmendinger-at-sonoma http://www.racer.com/nascar/item/131330-nascar-pit-road-penalty-costs-allmendinger-at-sonoma NASCAR: Pit road penalty costs Allmendinger at Sonoma

AJ Allmendinger placed himself in contention for another road course victory on Sunday at Sonoma Raceway but was taken out of it by his over-the-wall pit crew. Allmendinger overcame an ill-handling c...

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NASCAR Mon, 27 Jun 2016 01:21:33 -0700
NASCAR: 'I don't think he was going to leave it to chance' - Hamlin http://www.racer.com/nascar/item/131328-nascar-i-don-t-think-he-was-going-to-leave-it-to-chance-hamlin http://www.racer.com/nascar/item/131328-nascar-i-don-t-think-he-was-going-to-leave-it-to-chance-hamlin NASCAR:

As is often the case in NASCAR road course racing, the last driver to make the slightest mistake will forfeit the win and that was Denny Hamlin on Sunday at Sonoma Raceway. The defending Daytona 500 ...

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