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 |  Aug 15 2014, 2:13 PM

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NASCAR has announced a new rule as a result of last week’s accident involving Tony Stewart and Kevin Ward Jr.

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 |  Aug 10 2014, 8:45 AM

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Three time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart was questioned and released by police in upstate New York yesterday after an on-track incident that killed a rival driver.

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 |  Apr 30 2014, 2:32 PM

Rendering of the exterior of the new General Motors Performance

General Motors announced today that it began construction on a new facility in Pontiac, Mic. that will serve as the new home to its racing powertrain development effort.

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 |  Dec 12 2013, 5:45 PM

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Chevrolet was the most successful name in professional motorsports in the U.S. this season, grabbing 12 titles across five racing series.

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 |  Oct 18 2013, 3:15 PM

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NASCAR driver Kurt Busch will get a little Ricky Bobby hustle this weekend at the Talladega Motor Speedway.

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 |  Sep 25 2013, 5:15 PM

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Ring Brothers is heading to the 2013 SEMA Show with a custom 1965 Ford Mustang packing NASCAR power under the hood.

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 |  Aug 12 2013, 4:45 PM

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The Ford F-150 Tremor sport truck will pace the field for the NASCAR Trucks race at Michigan International Speedway, the American automaker has announced.

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Canadian Tire Motorsports Park Returns to Form

Historic track in Canada gets a new lease on life

 |  May 30 2013, 8:01 AM

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There is a racetrack northeast of Toronto, Ontario, Canada that is steeped in history. Formerly known as Mosport (pronounced Mo-sport, not Moss-port), Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (CTMP) is a rare track in that it’s barely changed in configuration since the first race was held on the 810-acre property in 1961.

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 |  Apr 29 2013, 11:59 AM

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The only Canadian stop for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and the first ever NASCAR event to be held at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park will be billed at the Chevy Silverado 250.

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 |  Mar 13 2013, 9:45 AM

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Here we see a disguised NASCAR legend Jeff Gordon. Looking to save some cash, he walks into a used car dealership and gravitates towards a black Camaro out front. A helpful salesman comes out to greet him, and offers him a test drive. Little does he know what he’s in for.

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 |  Feb 24 2013, 11:01 AM

Despite the horrific accident at Daytona yesterday, the Daytona 500 will kick off today, February 24th, at 1:00 pm EST.

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 |  Feb 23 2013, 6:58 PM

A devastating crash has halted festivities on the eve of the Daytona 500 with wreckage from a crash on the final lap of the Drive4COPD 300 sending 11 fans to hospital.

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 |  Feb 22 2013, 6:32 PM

General Motors president Mark Reuss will drive the Chevrolet SS pace car this weekend to begin the Daytona 500.

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 |  Feb 16 2013, 10:01 AM

Rule changes for the 2013 NASCAR season have allowed automakers to make their race cars more closely resemble their factory production counterparts as we’ve seen with the new Ford NASCAR Fusion.

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 |  Dec 05 2012, 7:45 PM

NASCAR will be hosting its first dirt-track race since 1970 during the 2013 season, when the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series competes at Eldora Speedway in Ohio next July.

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 |  Nov 16 2012, 11:32 AM

NASCAR is on its way North, announcing today that the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series will run its first road course  at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park in Ontario, Canada on September 1, 2013. 

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 |  Nov 13 2012, 7:02 PM

Jeff Gordon was fined $100,000 and 25 points for his deliberate retaliation toward Clint Bowyer during Sunday’s AdvoCare 500 at the Phoenix International Raceway.

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 |  Oct 30 2012, 4:31 PM

Ford Racing is revving things up by introducing a brand-new livery. The color scheme will be a prominent addition to all cars supported by the company and powered by its engines.

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 |  Oct 19 2012, 3:33 PM

Chevrolet will show its SS wearing racing trim in Las Vegas on November 29.

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 |  Oct 11 2012, 3:02 PM

Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s hopes for a championship this year has all but disappeared after his second concussion in six weeks will force him to sit out the next two races.

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 |  Oct 08 2012, 8:35 PM

There’s always a good chance that there will be a crash at any motorsport event, especially NASCAR. But there have been few crashes as epic as what happened at Talladega this weekend.

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 |  Oct 07 2012, 10:02 AM

Octane Management, the company that promoted NASCAR in Montreal for the last six years, has ended its relationship with the race series, eliminating the chance for a 2013 season in Canada.

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 |  Sep 12 2012, 4:45 PM

When you’re an Olympic gold medalist, there’s no denying your dedication to your country. But apparently Tyler Clary would much rather hop into a stock car and go racing than hang out with the President of the United States.

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 |  Sep 11 2012, 11:31 AM

Back in late August, Toyota announced its custom vehicle build-off featuring four of its drivers: Kyle Busch, Clint Bowyer, Antron Brown, and Alexis Dejoria. Each driver has now selected their Toyota vehicle and the shop at which it’ll be built, and the customization has begun. 

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