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  1. Johnson celebrates his win at Atlanta
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    Johnson celebrates his win at Atlanta

  2. Best in-car audio from the QuikTrip 500
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    Best in-car audio from the QuikTrip 500

  3. Johnson outduels Harvick for an Atlanta win
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    Johnson outduels Harvick for an Atlanta win

  4. Johnson: 'Things really changed at that point'
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    Johnson: 'Things really changed at that point'

  5. \x{2018}We're not going to (expletive) quit this year'
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    \x{2018}We're not going to (expletive) quit this year'

  6. Johnson goes wide open to get AMS victory
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    Johnson goes wide open to get AMS victory

  7. Weekend Top Five: Atlanta
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    Weekend Top Five: Atlanta

  8. Earnhardt Jr.: 'He's a pretty good cheerleader'
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    Earnhardt Jr.: 'He's a pretty good cheerleader'

  9. O'Donnell recaps Atlanta race weekend
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    O'Donnell recaps Atlanta race weekend

  10. Truex Jr.: 'This is a good start to the year'
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    Truex Jr.: 'This is a good start to the year'

  • NASCAR calls shrinking grandstands 'right-sizing'

    By Steve Keating NEW YORK (Reuters) - NASCAR calls it "right-sizing" but others see it as sign that something is terribly wrong with America's most popular motor sport as thousands of seats are being removed from tracks across the United States. "Right-sizing is the term," NASCAR's Chief…

    Reuters
  • Phoenix to install tire barriers before NASCAR visit

    AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Phoenix International Raceway will supplement its existing barrier system with packs of tires before NASCAR visits next weekend.

    The Associated Press
  • Moffitt parlays Atlanta finish into deal with Front Row

    Brett Moffitt opened the year with exactly one race on his 2015 schedule, the Sprint Cup race at Atlanta as the replacement driver for Brian Vickers. Now the Michael Waltrip Racing development driver has parlayed the run into more seat time. Moffitt on Wednesday got a three-race deal to drive the…

    The Associated Press
  • Joe Gibbs Racing picks 3 drivers for Busch's Xfinity car

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Joe Gibbs Racing has planned for at least 14 Xfinity Series races that Kyle Busch will miss as he continues to recover from a broken right leg and broken left foot.

    The Associated Press
  • 2015 Forbes' Billionaires Sports List

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Clippers owner Steve Ballmer is listed as the world's 35th wealthiest billionaire for 2015, according to a list released Monday by Forbes Magazine. Michael Jordan, owner of the Charlotte Hornets, was a newcomer on the list. The magazine reported there are a record 1,826…

    The Associated Press
  • Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 2 PM EST on Monday, March 2

    March 2 (Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 2 PM ET on Monday: - - - - The duty editor is Steve Ginsburg, 202-898-8427 - - - - NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE Free to roam: Lions to let Suh test waters Top-rated free agent Ndamukong Suh will be allowed to explore free agency if the Detroit Lions…

    Reuters
  • Regan Smith to again replace Busch for Stewart-Haas Racing

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Regan Smith will again replace Kurt Busch this weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

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  • Comcast to sponsor Carl Edwards in 4 races this season

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Comcast will sponsor Carl Edwards in four races this season, beginning this weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

    The Associated Press
  • Kurt Busch to follow guidelines toward NASCAR reinstatement

    Kurt Busch has agreed to follow NASCAR's recommended guidelines to be eligible for eventual reinstatement. The 2004 champion was indefinitely suspended Feb. 20 after a Delaware judge said he believed Busch likely committed an act of domestic violence against a former girlfriend and there was a…

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  • Weekend Sports In Brief

    HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) -- Jimmie Johnson pulled away after the final restart with 13 laps to go, winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

    The Associated Press
  • Jimmie Johnson pulls away for another Atlanta Sprint Cup win

    Yet Jimmie Johnson has all but wrapped up a shot at his record-tying seventh NASCAR Sprint Cup title. Quickly establishing he's one of the drivers to beat - boy, does that sound familiar - Johnson pulled away after the final restart with 13 laps remaining to win Sunday at Atlanta Motor Speedway. …

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  • Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 2 PM EST on Sunday, Mar. 01

    Mar. 1 (Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 2 PM ETon Sunday: - - - - The duty editor is Steve Ginsburg, 202-898-8427 - - - - AUTOS NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Atlanta ATLANTA - Daytona 500 winner Joey Logano looks to continuehis hot start to the Chase season as he sits on the pole…

    Reuters
  • Crafton romps to dominating NASCAR Trucks win in Atlanta

    Matt Crafton romped to an easy win in the NASCAR Truck Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Saturday. Erik Jones led 37 laps but faded to seventh, the last truck on the lead lap. Crafton, who started 15th in his Toyota, picked up his sixth career win and first in Atlanta, his favorite track. …

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  • Stolen No. 44 NASCAR race car found in suburban Atlanta

    The No. 44 race car returned to its NASCAR shop in North Carolina on Saturday after it was recovered along a remote road in suburban Atlanta, apparently abandoned by the thieves who stole it from a hotel parking lot. While the discovery didn't occur in nearly enough time for Team XTREME to compete…

    The Associated Press
  • Harvick wins Xfinity race at Atlanta for 3rd year in a row

    Kevin Harvick turned in another dominating performance Saturday at Atlanta Motor Speedway, holding off Daytona 500 winner Joey Logano in the Xfinity Series race. Harvick has won the Atlanta race in NASCAR's second-tier series three years in a row and four times overall. ''I'm going to keep…

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  • Stolen race car found on rural US roadside

    Police recovered a stolen race car on a rural roadside north of Atlanta on Saturday morning, a day after it was swiped from a stock car team's hotel parking lot. Team Xtreme Racing confirmed the recovery of its number 44 entry in the National Association of Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR), the…

    AFP
  • Police: NASCAR's Team XTREME race car found near Atlanta; too late to make the weekend's race

    HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) -- Police: NASCAR's Team XTREME race car found near Atlanta; too late to make the weekend's race.

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