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Sports DirectorThe Wood Brothers took the Nascar world by storm in 2011, winning the Daytona 500 with rookie Trevor Bayne behind the wheel. The Patrick County natives are back at the beach this week, hoping to write another chapter in their racing lore. The Wood...
Tags: Stock Car Racing, Trevor Bayne
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelThe tax-writing committee in the Florida House is poised to pass an assortment of tax breaks for professional sports teams tomorrow – though the multimillion-dollar subsidies will all be trimmed back a bit. The House Finance & Tax Subcommittee plans...
Ernest Hemingway once said, "There are only two sports in all the world: bull fighting and auto racing. All else are merely games." Well, on Sunday, Danica Patrick, a woman who hails from Roscoe, Ill., beat the best in auto racing. In a very real way,...
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelBusiness is looking up at International Speedway Corp. The racetrack owner and NASCAR promoter just won an extension of a lucrative tax break from the federal government. The company says interest among its most avid fans is at a five-year high. And it...
BRISTOL, Tenn. -- Kasey Kahne's bumper-banging battle with Brad Keselowski was just the warm-up act in an action-packed race at Bristol Motor Speedway on Sunday. Former teammates Denny Hamlin and Joey Logano exchanged words after the race — in...
Denny Hamlin has emerged as NASCAR's Dark Knight. He is picking fights at every turn — with the NASCAR establishment and with former teammates. He is not afraid to buck the system, even though the system seems intent on breaking him. I'll be...
Tags: Denny Hamlin, NASCAR, Fines, Danica Patrick, Dale Earnhardt, Jr.
DAYTONA BEACH — Reacting to understandable red flags about driver safety, NASCAR is expected to require baseline concussion tests in time for the 2014 season. It's a no-brainer — no pun intended — in a sport where things get very bumpy...
AP Auto Racing WriterKasey Kahne won his first career Sprint Cup Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway after Brad Keselowski struggled on the final restart. Tempers flared after the race when Joey Logano leaned inside the car window of former teammate Denny Hamlin to...
For a span of five days or so, it seemed that NASCAR was on some sort of crazy suicidal run. It was as if leaders met in a boardroom and said, "Let's see what we can do to really muck things up." To review: Texas Motor Speedway accepted a...
Tags: Joe Gibbs, Denny Hamlin, A.J. Allmendinger, NASCAR, Fines
Less loud and fun Matt Murschel Orlando Sentinel Military flyovers are just as much a part of major sporting events in America as beer and hot dogs. It's seems like a long-standing tradition and that's what makes sporting events, well, an event. It's...
Last week, Erin Andrews was reporting from pit row at the Daytona 500 when she interviewed rapper 50 Cent, who leaned in for a kiss. Andrews turned her head quickly and rushed off, leaving many to speculate that she was unhappy with the rapper for...
KickingTiresAmerica's romance with classic muscle cars is rooted in a desire to push the envelope. With the U.S. Postal Service's new "Muscle Cars (Forever)" stamp series ??? on sale now ??? people can celebrate that nostalgic notion on an envelope.......
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