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Delaware Prosecutors: No Charges Filed Against NASCAR Driver Kurt Busch

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No charges will be filed against NASCAR driver Kurt Busch in a domestic violence case involving ex-girlfriend Patricia Driscoll. The announcement, made Thursday by Delaware prosecutors concludes their criminal investigation into the 2004 Sprint Cup champion. “After a thorough consideration of all of the available information about the case, it is determined that the admissible evidence and available …

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Court to Kurt Busch: Stay Away from Patricia Driscoll

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A Kent County Family Court judge has ordered NASCAR’s Kurt Busch to stay away from his ex-girlfriend, Patricia Driscoll, according to a report from USA Today Sports. The announcement came from Driscoll’s attorney. Carolyn McNeice said the order was issued Monday. Any further details and the opinion supporting the order by Commissioner David Jones would be …

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NASCAR Sprint Cup Power Rankings: Top 15 After Daytona-2

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It was not the way anyone expected or wanted the race to end, but one fact cannot be denied: Aric Almirola is a winner in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. He put the famed No. 43 back in Victory Lane for the first time since 1999, launching it right into the 2014 Chase during the …

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Nine Multi-Car Cup Teams Form Race Team Alliance

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National Speed Sport News is reporting a group of nine multi-car teams participating in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) announced today they have formed a collaborative business association called the Race Team Alliance (RTA). The purpose of the organization is to create an open forum for the teams to explore areas of common interest …

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Coke Zero 400 Postponed to 11 AM Sunday

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Saturday afternoon at Daytona International Speedway dawned warm and sunny.  Unfortunately, the thunderstorms first showed up at the track around 1:30 in the afternoon.  Lightning struck close to the track, forcing many of the activities for fans in the Midway to shut down prematurely. The rains eventually stopped, but rain clouds were never all that …

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Tony Stewart Wrecks During Indianapolis Tire Test

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In a tire test at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Tuesday, Tony Stewart crashed as a result of what was believed to be a cut tire. Stewart was uninjured in the crash, according to a local CBS affiliate, even though he did speak with medical personnel on site. The test itself was closed to the media.   …

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Panasonic To Sponsor Jeff Gordon In Two Races In 2014

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For the next three seasons, Panasonic will sponsor the No. 24 team driven by Jeff Gordon in at least two NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races. For 2014, those two races will be this weekend’s event at Sonoma Raceway and the August 31st event at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Though Panasonic has been a technology partner with …

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Tire Testing at Indy Today

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Goodyear and NASCAR continue testing at Indianapolis Motor Speedway today for the upcoming Brickyard 400 on July 27th. Tire testing began on Monday and several veteran Sprint Cup Series drivers and teams were a part of it. Participating in the testing sessions are the No. 14 of  Tony Stewart of Stewart Haas Racing; Ryan Newman and the No. 31 team …

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Comcast And NASCAR In Talks For NNS Title Sponsorship Deal

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As first reported by Tripp Mickle of the Sports Business Journal, NASCAR is in “advanced talks” with Comcast Xfinity for title sponsorship of what currently is the NASCAR Nationwide Series. The Nationwide Insurance title sponsorship ends after this season, as the brand has chosen to sponsor Dale Earnhardt, Jr.’s No. 88 Sprint Cup car instead, as …

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