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NASCAR weekend: Clint Bowyer enjoying role as the 'hunter'

Staff Report, NASCAR Wire Service Distributed by The Sports Xchange Clint Bowyer‘s bubble picture looks OK. Not great, but OK. He doesn’t exactly need a win to make the playoffs, but that’s certainly the easiest path. And coming into this season, that’s as much as you could ask for when it came to the veteran of 12 full-time Monster Energy ...

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'Very disappointing’ to lose Sauber deal – Honda

Honda’s head of F1 project Yusuke Hasegawa says the cancellation of the Japanese manufacturer’s deal to supply Sauber with power units in 2018 is “very disappointing.” Sauber and Honda announced a power unit partnership at the Russian Grand Prix at the end of April, with the deal set to see Honda supplying a team other than McLaren for the first ...

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The 313: Oh my! Enberg unretires for the weekend

The illustrious broadcast career of Dick Enberg ended with the San Diego Padres’ season in 2016. But he’s coming out of retirement to call this weekend’s Tigers-Dodgers series. Let’s block ads! (Why?) … FOX Sports Digital

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Keselowski to close NASCAR Truck team

Brad Keselowski Racing will cease operations at the end of the 2017 season. The two-truck operation owned by Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver and former champion Brad Keselowski made its debut in the series in 2008. Keselowski then fielded a full-time truck for the first time in 2011 with Parker Kligerman. This year, BKR fields full-time entries for Chase ...

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Bristol Motor Speedway honors Dale Jr. with unique gift

What do you get for the guy that has everything? If you’re Bristol Motor Speedway — and that guy is Dale Earnhardt Jr. — you have to get creative. Bristol track president Jerry Caldwell took a philanthropic approach to honoring NASCAR’s Most Popular Driver by endowing a scholarship in Earnhardt’s name to a local high school graduate planning to pursue ...

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Supercars championship leader Scott McLaughlin excited about warding off chasing pack

SCOTT McLaughlin is a petrol tank half-full not half-empty type of guy. The Supercars championship leader claims he is not feeling the pressure of the chasing pack heading into this weekend’s Sydney SuperSprint, starting with practice on Friday. Leading the championship by 126 points and chasing his first drivers’ title, McLaughlin has everything to lose at Sydney Motorsport Park. Not ...

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Ervin, Votto lead Reds past Cubs despite Chicago's 6 homers (Aug 17, 2017)

CHICAGO (AP) Phillip Ervin hit a two-run homer to snap a tie in the seventh inning and had four RBIs in his first major league start as the Cincinnati Reds rebounded from blowing a nine-run lead to defeat the Chicago Cubs 13-10 on Thursday. Ervin, in right field in his fifth game, also had a single and double in four ...

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SuperUtes: Holden confirms support of new series, reveal render of Colorado entry

HOLDEN has pledged its support to the new SuperUtes category for 2018, officially homologating the Colorado for racing. ‘The General’ is the first manufacturer to publicly declare its support of the series. The first Colorado SuperUte is currently under construction at Ross Stone Racing on Holden’s behalf, the manufacturer releasing a render of the new machine by GM Design Australia. ...

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Staying positive has led to better results: Patrick

Danica Patrick lives by the philosophy that thoughts become things. As such, Patrick has shifted that approach to her on-track performance. “You know what I did, I talked about having bad luck too much. So, all I did was have bad luck,” Patrick cracked earlier this week at Stewart-Haas Racing. “So, I’m not going to talk about it. I’m so ...

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