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  1. Weekend Top 5: Bristol
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    Weekend Top 5: Bristol

  2. Final Laps: Kenseth wins at Bristol
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    Final Laps: Kenseth wins at Bristol

  3. Edwards spins while battling Gordon
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    Edwards spins while battling Gordon

  4. Kenseth happy to be back in winners circle
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    Kenseth happy to be back in winners circle

  5. Busch OK with decision to pit late
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    Busch OK with decision to pit late

  6. O'Donnell: 'It just became too much'
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    O'Donnell: 'It just became too much'

  7. Thunder Valley lives up to its name
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    Thunder Valley lives up to its name

  8. Kenseth gets back to his winning ways
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    Kenseth gets back to his winning ways

  9. O'Donnell talks 2016 schedule planning
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    O'Donnell talks 2016 schedule planning

  10. Kenseth ends the drought in Victory Lane
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    Kenseth ends the drought in Victory Lane

  • Matt Kenseth ends 51-race drought with win at rainy Bristol

    After four rain delays and 11 extra laps, Matt Kenseth finally drove to victory lane. It took him nine hours to get there Sunday at a water-logged Bristol Motor Speedway. Kenseth snapped a 51-race losing streak by holding off Jeff Gordon and Jimmie Johnson on one final restart in NASCAR's…

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  • Denny Hamlin pulls out of Bristol race with neck injury

    Denny Hamlin pulled out of Sunday's race at Bristol Motor Speedway with a neck injury he says occurred before rain halted the event. The event was stopped after 22 laps for rain, and when drivers were told to return to their cars, Hamlin turned his seat over to Erik Jones. He also felt the best…

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  • Castroneves earns pole at Long Beach with track record

    An IndyCar mandate forced Chevrolet to ditch its winglets for the Grand Prix of Long Beach. Winged or not, those Penske cars are still awfully hard to catch. Helio Castroneves set a track record and teammate Juan Pablo Montoya finished right behind him during qualifying Saturday, giving Team…

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  • Kenseth content in car and not contemplating retirement

    Matt Kenseth is just a year younger than Jeff Gordon, who has already said he'll retire at the end of this season. The 43-year-old former champion won't use Gordon's exit as a reason to consider his own future in NASCAR. He's got no plans to get out of the race car anytime soon and hopes his…

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  • RCR takes Newman penalties to final appeals officer

    Richard Childress Racing appealed NASCAR's penalties against Ryan Newman's team to the highest level on Friday, and crew chief Luke Lambert was eligible to return to work at Bristol Motor Speedway. RCR made the move a day after losing its bid to overturn penalties levied against Newman's team for…

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  • Matt Kenseth wins pole at Bristol Motor Speedway

    Matt Kenseth will try for his first win since 2013 when he starts from the pole at Bristol Motor Speedway. Kenseth led a strong showing from Joe Gibbs Racing on Friday when he turned a lap at 128.632 mph to grab the top starting spot. Kenseth is winless in 51 races since New Hampshire in…

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  • RCR begins to move past penalties with interim crew chief

    BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) -- Richard Childress Racing had the foresight to send an interim crew chief to a test session this week with Ryan Newman - a move that may pay dividends this weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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  • Ross Kenseth to make NASCAR debut with help from his dad

    Ross Kenseth will make his national series debut at Chicagoland Speedway, where he will drive for the same team, same sponsor and with the same car number used by his championship-winning father at NASCAR's highest level. Kenseth will run the Xfinity Series race June 20 in Joe Gibbs Racing's No.…

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  • Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 2 PM EDT on Friday, April 17

    April 17 (Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 2 PM ET on Friday: - - - - The duty editor is Steve Keating, 647-624-4094 - - - - NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE Browns QB Manziel apologizes in statement Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel issued a statement Friday, apologizing to the…

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  • Appeals panel rules RCR intentionally altered Newman's tires

    A NASCAR appeals panel upheld a penalty against Richard Childress Racing for intentionally manipulating the tires on a car driven by Ryan Newman at Fontana. The three-panel National Motorsports Appeals Panel reduced the amount of points deducted from car owner Richard Childress and Newman from 75…

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  • Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 3:20 PM EST on Thursday April 16

    April 16 (Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 3:20 PM ET on Thursday: - - - - The duty editor is Steve Keating, 647-624-4094 - - - - NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE Vikings' Peterson reinstated by the league Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, who was suspended by the National Football…

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  • Busch has no timetable for return after Daytona wreck

    As he pulled off pit road at Daytona International Speedway moments before the season-opening Xfinity Series race, Kyle Busch said he looked to the left and noticed for the first time a concrete wall along the race track. Roughly two hours later, it was Busch who slammed into that wall in what he…

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  • Jeff Gordon to drive Penn State car at Pocono NASCAR race

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon will drive a blue and white Penn State car for a June race at Pennsylvania's Pocono Raceway.

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  • Appeals panel reduces penalty against Circle Sport Racing

    An appeals panel has reduced the penalty levied against Circle Sport Racing car owner Joe Falk and crew chief Slugger Labbe. The three-person National Motorsports Appeals Panel reduced Falk's penalty from a loss of 25 points to 10, and Labbe's original $50,000 fine was cut to $20,000. The team,…

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  • Jimmie Johnson gets 5th Sprint Cup win at Texas

    Jimmie Johnson was still chasing Jamie McMurray and Kevin Harvick, trying to get back in front as the laps wound down at Texas Motor Speedway. Then Johnson got the break that led to his fifth NASCAR Sprint Cup victory at the track. He held off Harvick and Hendrick Motorsports teammate Dale…

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  • Rain washes out IndyCar qualifying at GP of Louisiana

    Juan Pablo Montoya got some extra mileage out of his season-opening IndyCar series victory, thanks to a rain out of qualifying Saturday in the inaugural Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana. The 39-year-old Colombian spun off the wet NOLA Motorsports Park track during the first group of qualifying…

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  • Teenager Jones takes Xfinity race over Sprint Cup stars

    Erik Jones wore a cap and gown so he could pick up his high school diploma on a stage at Texas Motor Speedway a year ago. Holding his first Xfinity Series trophy in Victory Lane, the 18-year-old's racing suit was just fine this time. Jones outran Sprint Cup stars Brad Keselowski and Dale…

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