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  1. Fresh faces and fresh starts for 2015
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    Fresh faces and fresh starts for 2015

  2. Hornish Jr. talks return to Sprint Cup Series
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    Hornish Jr. talks return to Sprint Cup Series

  3. Relationships key to Team Penske success
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    Relationships key to Team Penske success

  4. Harvick talks switching teams, winning title
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    Harvick talks switching teams, winning title

  5. Stewart: \x{2018}This is the most prepared I've been'
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    Stewart: \x{2018}This is the most prepared I've been'

  6. Drivers ready to get back to racing
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    Drivers ready to get back to racing

  7. Burton, Letarte weigh in on Gordon retirement
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    Burton, Letarte weigh in on Gordon retirement

  8. Almirola predicts 2015 a breakout year for RPM
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    Almirola predicts 2015 a breakout year for RPM

  9. New team ready to roll for Roush Fenway
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    New team ready to roll for Roush Fenway

  10. Wood Brothers introduce Blaney, six extra races
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    Wood Brothers introduce Blaney, six extra races

  • Stone-faced Holyfield has starring role in road rage PSA

    Flashing the same stone-faced glare that once was so familiar in the boxing ring, Evander Holyfield appeared headed toward another fight. This time the challenge came from a hot-tempered motorist who felt he had been cut off as Holyfield pulled out of a driveway. The driver, unaware he was about…

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  • Richard Petty Motorsports committed to running Hornish Jr

    Sam Hornish Jr. is finally back in the Sprint Cup Series after a four-year absence, in a ride Richard Petty Motorsports insists it is committed to fielding for the entire year. Twisted Tea will sponsor the Daytona 500 and the July race at Daytona International Raceway, and team co-owner Andrew…

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  • Wood Brothers push Blaney's schedule to 18 Sprint Cup races

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- The Wood Brothers have pushed Ryan Blaney's schedule to 18 Sprint Cup Series races this season.

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  • NASCAR Hall of Famer David Pearson recovering from stroke

    NASCAR Hall of Famer and former three-time Cup champion David Pearson is recovering from a mild stroke he suffered on Dec. 9. Pearson's family released a statement Wednesday that says he is ''doing great and well on the road to recovery.'' The statement said the 80-year-old Pearson is ''80 to 85…

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  • Roush Fenway looks to rebuild after rough 2014 season

    Roush Fenway Racing enters a season of rebuilding following a self-described ''brutal'' 2014 that included just two Sprint Cup wins and top driver Carl Edwards defection to Joe Gibbs Racing at the end of the year. Although RFR placed two cars in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship, the…

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  • Patrick heads into 2015 in final season with team, sponsor

    Danica Patrick begins her third full season at NASCAR's top level facing an uncertain future. Her contract with Stewart-Haas Racing is in its final year, as is the contract between primary sponsor GoDaddy and the race team. Patrick said she planned to remain at SHR as long as she has the support…

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  • Tony Stewart returns with a swagger not seen in 2 years

    Tony Stewart, walking without a limp for the first time in 18 months, declared himself pain-free and never more eager to start a season. After a tumultuous two seasons that affected him physically and mentally, the three-time NASCAR champion said Tuesday his troubles are behind him and he finally…

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  • Kurt Busch focusing on racing amid domestic violence case

    Kurt Busch is confident he is in line for his best NASCAR season ever despite a domestic violence case that could keep him off the track. Busch said Tuesday at NASCAR's annual media tour he is eager for a resolution to the highly-publicized case involving ex-girlfriend Patricia Driscoll, who…

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  • Michael Annett joins HScott Motorsports in 2nd full-time car

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- HScott Motorsports will expand to two full-time Sprint Cup Series cars this season by adding Michael Annett.

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  • Gibbs doesn't remember talk of deflated footballs in past

    Joe Gibbs said he was shocked when he learned the NFL is investigating whether the New England Patriots deflated footballs to gain an advantage over the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC championship game. The Hall of Fame coach said Monday he never heard of anything comparable happening when he…

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  • NASCAR to leave championship format unchanged in 2015

    NASCAR won't change its new championship format, which chairman Brian France said Monday is ''overwhelmingly popular'' with fans. The Chase was revamped last year into an elimination-style system that created a winner-take-all final race among four drivers. France called it ''perhaps the best…

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  • Kyle Busch annoyed by being mistaken for older brother Kurt

    Kyle Busch said Monday he has not gotten involved in his older brother's personal issues and is disappointed he has been mistaken for Kurt in coverage of assault allegations against the 2004 NASCAR champion. Kurt Busch spent four days over the last two months in a Delaware courtroom as part of a…

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  • Scott Dixon shines in masterful final drive in Rolex win

    Scott Dixon's teammates spent the final three hours of the Rolex 24 at Daytona raving about his talent while watching him seal a victory in one of the most prestigious endurance races in the world. The three-time IndyCar champion would take none of the credit. Dixon, who carried the heaviest load…

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  • Chip Ganassi Racing's 'star car' wins Rolex 24 at Daytona

    Chip Ganassi bristles when his No. 02 team is called the ''star car.'' Truth is, the moniker couldn't be more appropriate right now. Ganassi's all-star driver lineup of three-time IndyCar champion Scott Dixon, Daytona 500 winner Jamie McMurray, Indianapolis 500 winner Tony Kanaan and NASCAR's…

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  • Hornets beat Melo-less Knicks 76-71 for 9th win in 11 games

    Brian Roberts believes the Charlotte Hornets are in good hands if Kemba Walker is out for any length of time. The third-year point guard filled in for Walker and scored 17 points, and the Hornets beat the New York Knicks 76-71 Saturday night for their ninth victory in the last 11 games. Roberts…

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  • Mark Martin among inductees into Motorsports Hall of Fame

    Retired NASCAR driver Mark Martin and former motocross star Ricky Carmichael are among the 2015 inductees into the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America. The seven-member class also includes off-road racer Walker Evans, six-time NHRA champion Warren Johnson and four-time Trans-Am Series champion…

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  • Thursday's Sports In Brief

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- The two men most responsible for delivering wins for the New England Patriots both said they have no explanation for how footballs used to reach the Super Bowl were underinflated by 2 pounds per square inch.

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