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Johnson drives away from field to win at Atlanta

March 1st, 2015 10:49 pm by AP

It was the 71st victory of Johnson's career, and his fourth at the 1.54-mile trioval south of Atlanta. It also gives him an almost-certain spot in the season-ending Chase, going for a title that would tie him with Richard Petty and the late Dale Earnhardt

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Trent ready to get back on track at Kingsport

Trent ready to get back on track at Kingsport

February 28th, 2015 9:29 pm by Jeff Birchfield

If Joey Trent's race car runs as good as it looks, his competitors at Kingsport Speedway might be in for a heap of trouble this season.

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Logano follows Daytona win with Atlanta pole

Logano follows Daytona win with Atlanta pole

February 27th, 2015 10:54 pm by AP

Joey Logano is on quite a roll, following up his victory in the Daytona 500 by taking the pole for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

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Busch crash leads to additional barriers

Busch crash leads to additional barriers

February 24th, 2015 9:03 pm by AP

International Speedway Corp. is developing a plan for the installation of additional SAFER barriers at Daytona and Talladega, and will review the safety standards at its other racetracks.

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Safety has to be the top priority for NASCAR

Safety has to be the top priority for NASCAR

February 24th, 2015 8:58 pm by Jeff Birchfield

There are always risks when a person decides he or she is going to race cars for a living. Still, what happened with Kyle Busch's accident in the Xfinity Series race at Daytona was inexcusable on behalf of the track and the International Speedway Corporat

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Logano holds off Harvick, Earnhardt for Daytona 500 win

Logano holds off Harvick, Earnhardt for Daytona 500 win

February 22nd, 2015 10:38 pm by AP

Joey Logano, the driver who has spent seven years trying to live up to impossible expectations, raced to his first career Daytona 500 victory Sunday.

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Gibbs unsure on how long Busch will be out

Gibbs unsure on how long Busch will be out

February 22nd, 2015 10:35 pm by AP

Busch had surgery on his right leg in Daytona after Saturday's crash in the Xfinity Series race. His foot will be examined when he returns to Charlotte, North Carolina, by specialist Dr. Robert Anderson.

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Reed wins Xfinity race at Daytona; Kyle Busch injured

Reed wins Xfinity race at Daytona; Kyle Busch injured

February 21st, 2015 10:51 pm by AP

Ryan Reed won for the first time in a NASCAR national series with an Xfinity Series victory Saturday at Daytona International Speedway, where Sprint Cup star Kyle Busch was injured in a late crash.

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Kurt Busch loses appeal; Kyle breaks leg in Xfinity Series race

Kurt Busch loses appeal; Kyle breaks leg in Xfinity Series race

February 21st, 2015 10:49 pm by AP

A final appeals officer ended Kurt Busch's already-slim hopes of racing in the season-opening Daytona 500, while his brother Kyle will also miss the rest after breaking his leg in Saturday's Xfinity Series race.

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NASCAR suspends Kurt Busch indefinitely

NASCAR suspends Kurt Busch indefinitely

February 20th, 2015 7:36 pm by AP

NASCAR suspended Kurt Busch indefinitely on Friday after a judge said the former champion almost surely choked and beat an ex-girlfriend last fall and there was a "substantial likelihood" of more domestic violence from him in the future.

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Veteran drivers make statement on opening weekend

Veteran drivers make statement on opening weekend

February 17th, 2015 8:53 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Jeff Gordon and Matt Kenseth have established themselves as early favorites to win this year's Daytona 500 based on their performances from last weekend.

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