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Honda Indy 200 On Eagle 99.3

Posted On July 25, 2016

Press release by Verizon IndyCar Series  (Lexington, Oh.) - Agendas varied in the one-day team test Thursday at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, but they shared one common goal: finding the quickest way around the 2.258-mile permanent road course in Lexington, Ohio, that plays host to The Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio from July 29-31. A…

Earnhardt wins most popular for 13th consecutive year

Posted On December 07, 2015

LAS VEGAS (AP) Dale Earnhardt Jr. has been named NASCAR's most popular driver for the 13th consecutive year. Earnhardt was presented the award Friday night at season-ending awards ceremony at the Wynn Las Vegas. He joked during his acceptance speech that he thought he'd lost the award this year to Matt Kenseth, who received a…

Tony Stewart getting new crew chief for final season in ’16 

Posted On December 01, 2015

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (AP) Tony Stewart will have a new crew chief for his final season in NASCAR. Stewart-Haas Racing said Monday that Michael Bugarewicz has been promoted from race engineer for Kevin Harvick's team to crew chief for Stewart. Bugarewicz replaces Chad Johnson, who last week left to crew chief Kyle Larson for Chip Ganassi Racing.…

End of rainbow: Gordon fails to land 5th title in final race

Posted On November 24, 2015

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) Jeff Gordon ended up with a goodbye party instead of a championship celebration. Gordon failed to add a fairytale ending to his storied career Sunday, finishing sixth in the NASCAR season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. But it did little to dampen the four-time NASCAR champion's day, which was filled with family, friends and…

Kyle Busch completes comeback to win 1st Cup title

Posted On November 22, 2015

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) Kyle Busch opened the season in a hospital bed and ended it in victory lane with the championship trophy. Busch completed the ultimate comeback Sunday night by winning his first career Sprint Cup title just nine months after a serious crash at Daytona nearly ended his season. He crashed into a concrete wall…