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Winning trumps teamwork in NASCAR
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As Jimmie Johnson quickly rose to an elite level in NASCAR with his fourth of six championships, it may have come at the expense of Gordon. Both clearly wanted to be the alpha-male at Hendrick, and they let that rivalry get out of control. The two ran …

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Kasey Kahne hopes to build on strong finish after Richmond's NASCAR race
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Kasey Kahne hopes to build on strong finish after Richmond's NASCAR race. 4th-place was his best of the season. Hasn't performed as well as his Hendrick Motorsports teammates. Last Cup victory came in 2014 at Atlanta, 56 races ago. A strong practice …

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NASCAR fines Tony Stewart, then takes his suggestion on lug nuts
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Tony Stewart watches his crew work on his car during practice for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup auto race at Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, Va., Friday, April 22, 2016. Stewart is making his return to Sprint Cup racing after a preseason injury.

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Stewart focuses on 'fun' after NASCAR fine, policy change
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Stewart's reward for his opinion was a $35,000 fine under NASCAR's behavior rules. The Sprint Cup Drivers Council raised the money to pay the fine for Stewart, but he said Wednesday that he would pay the fine and the money from the council was being …

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Video: What Tony Stewart's return means for NASCAR
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Reid Spencer of the NASCAR Wire Service tells CineSport's Noah Coslov what Tony Stewart's return means for the sport. Plus, Kyle Busch vs. Carl Edwards and Reid makes his pick for Talladega.

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NASCAR mailbag: Trying to make sense of Tony Stewart's fine
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Have Tony Stewart sound off on an issue pertaining to safety, a problem NASCAR is slow to address, and in a manner that essentially forces the sanctioning body's hand and earns him a fine that so outrages fellow drivers they pledge to pay the fine.

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Tony paying own NASCAR fine; other money going to charity
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Initially meant to pay the $35,000 fine that NASCAR had hit Stewart with last week, the money raised by the drivers will instead be donated to Autism Delaware. Artie Kempner, the coordinating director of NASCAR on Fox, and his wife, Marcy, founded …

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NASCAR teams take to the Brickyard for tire test
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In the 2015 Brickyard 400, NASCAR experimented with a high drag aerodynamic package — which was quickly shot down by the competition. “Last year we had the big-time spoiler change with the big old spoiler on the back and the high drag to try to draft …

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. would rather be in a car he likes the looks of
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The star power of Dale Earnhardt Jr. will bring people out to just about anything, including the unveiling of a paint scheme, a typically bland event on the NASCAR scene except for the company executives who beam over their logos on a race car. But …

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Danica Patrick among drivers confused about NASCAR fines
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Danica Patrick is among those confused about what drivers can and can't say in the wake of Tony Stewart's $35,000 fine. Stewart was fined last week after speaking out about NASCAR's lack of a lug nut policy, which he called unsafe. NASCAR then changed …

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NASCAR Driver Stewart Won't Back Down From Safety Concerns
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NASCAR driver and car owner Tony Stewart says he's not going to keep quiet when he has safety concerns. The three-time Sprint Cup Series champion was fined $35,000 on Thursday by NASCAR after suggesting that the series needs to do a better job of …

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