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  • Gerhart goes for 9th ARCA win, history at Daytona

    It's been nearly two decades since Bobby Gerhart went through this kind of drought at Daytona International Speedway. The driver finished 29th, sixth and 39th the last three years in the season-opening ARCA race at Daytona. Gerhart will get a chance at that elusive ninth win at Daytona on…

    The Associated Press
  • Recovered and ready to race, Vickers set for Daytona return

    Brian Vickers might have been more easily found on TV this week pitching a blood-thinning drug instead of practicing for the Daytona 500. Bosh is back from his blood clot scare and returned to All-Star form. Tony Stewart is sidelined indefinitely with a fractured vertebra.

    The Associated Press
  • HScott Motorsports leases charter to secure ride for Annett

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- HScott Motorsports has leased a charter from Premium Motorsports to secure a ride for Michael Annett for the 2016 season.

    The Associated Press
  • Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 2 PM ET on Friday, Feb. 12

    Feb 12 (Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 2 PM ET on Friday: - - - - For any coverage questions, please contact us.general-news@thomsonreuters. ...

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  • Tony Stewart out of bed, streams update from treadmill

    Injured NASCAR star Tony Stewart is out of bed and walking again, entertaining fans while live-streaming from a treadmill Friday. At the same time Stewart was offering details about his wreck and recovery, Stewart-Haas Racing announced the three-time champion's replacement for the Daytona 500:…

    The Associated Press
  • WWE star Cena named honorary pace car driver for Daytona 500

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Wrestling star and actor John Cena will serve as the honorary pace car driver for the season-opening Daytona 500.

    The Associated Press
  • Former NASCAR racer Lennie Pond dies at 75

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Lennie Pond, who raced for 17 years in NASCAR's premier series, has died. He was 75.

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  • NASCAR creates 'overtime line' in new rules finish

    Looking to end the frustration and confusion that comes when caution flags come out late in its races, NASCAR announced Thursday that it is shifting to an unlimited green-white-checkered finish protocol and establishing an ''overtime line'' to determine the winner. NASCAR previously had a limit of…

    The Associated Press
  • Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 2 PM ET on Thursday, Feb. 11

    Feb 11 (Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 2 PM ET on Thursday: - - - - For any coverage questions, please contact us.general-news@thomsonreuters.com - - - - NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE Panthers QB Newton forgot to enjoy the moment Most people probably didn't notice it and even those who did…

    Reuters
  • Wednesday's Sports in Brief

    The U.S. Olympic Committee will hire two infectious disease specialists to advise potential Olympians who are worried about the Zika outbreak in Brazil. USOC CEO Scott Blackmun sent a letter to all possible Olympians, acknowledging the growing worries over the virus. The letter spells out much of…

    The Associated Press
  • APNewsBreak: Vickers to replace Tony Stewart at Daytona

    Brian Vickers is expected to replace injured driver Tony Stewart for the NASCAR season opener at Daytona International Speedway, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press. Stewart-Haas Racing has scheduled a Friday news conference to discuss its plans for the No. 14 Chevrolet. …

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  • Tuesday's Sports in Brief

    North Carolina coach Roy Williams said he was feeling both thankful to be alive, and proud of how his team responded in the aftermath of a vertigo attack that forced him to watch most of the second half of the Tar Heels' 68-65 ACC win over Boston College from the locker room. In a huddle on the…

    The Associated Press
  • NASCAR allows franchise system to give team owners value

    NASCAR announced a dramatic overhaul of its business model Tuesday, shifting to a franchise-like system that is intended to provide actual value and financial stability to team owners after decades of heavy reliance on sponsors. The change gets away from the independent contractor model that had…

    The Associated Press
  • F1 team principals are a disappearing breed

    By Alan Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - Formula One has lost another of its principals. Renault, returning as a constructor after buying back the team they sold in 2009, this week followed McLaren and reigning world champions Mercedes in doing away with the once exalted position of team principal. …

    Reuters
  • Thursday's Sports in Brief

    Despite disturbing allegations that he struck his ex-girlfriend, troubled Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel has not been charged with a crime and two Texas police departments have closed their cases on a possible assault. Manziel, who will be released by Cleveland next month, ending two turbulent…

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  • Patience pays off for Panthers in Super Bowl bid

    By Larry Fine SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The Carolina Panthers are eager to register their first Super Bowl triumph against the Denver Broncos in Sunday's Super Bowl 50, but it was patience that turned them into an NFL powerhouse. There have been ups and downs since quarterback Cam Newton and head…

    Reuters
  • NASCAR - Stewart to miss Daytona after back surgery

    - Retiring American racer Tony Stewart, the only driver to win both IndyCar and US stock car season titles, will not compete in this month's Daytona 500 after undergoing back surgery. A first career victory in the Florida oval classic, the opening event of the National Association for Stock Car…

    AFP
  • NFL-Patience pays off for Panthers in Super Bowl bid

    By Larry Fine SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 4 (Reuters) - The Carolina Panthers are eager to register their first Super Bowl triumph against the Denver Broncos in Sunday's Super Bowl 50, but it was patience that turned them into an NFL powerhouse. There have been ups and downs since quarterback Cam Newton…

    Reuters