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16NASCAR fines crews for Gordon v. Keselowski dustup [w/videos]

The NASCAR Sprint Cup went from a motorsport to a boxing matching following the AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. The brawl was allegedly instigated when Brad Keselowski and Jeff Gordon made contact following a restart near the end of the race. The incident punctured one of Gordon's tires and left him fighting mad. Although, NASCAR's punishment might be as bizarre as the fisticuffs that prompted it.

126Man commits suicide at NASCAR's NRA 500 race in TX

A suicide during this weekend's NRA 500 at the Texas Motor Speedway will likely only add to the controversy behind the National Rifle Association's title sponsorship of the NASCAR Sprint Cup race. Kirk Franklin, 42, of Saginaw, TX, shot and killed himself in the infield of the track during late stages of the race Saturday night following an argument with other race fans.

53Traxxas XO-1 is world's first 100-mph ready-to-run R/C car

Let's be honest: 100 miles per hour is fast. Especially for a remote control car. Sure, there are real cars that can easily double than number, and a few baseball pitchers who can throw that fast, but this is a toy we're talking about. Except that it's not.

45Busch League? NASCAR levies $50,000 fine, probation for intentional wreck [w/poll]

NASCAR has announced the rest of Kyle Busch's punishment for intentionally wrecking Ron Hornaday, Jr. during the Texas Motor Speedway round of the Camping World Truck Series last weekend: $50,000 and probation until the end of the year. According to the Associated Press, it is exactly the same punishment given to Robby Gordon in 2007 and Kevin Harvick in 2002 for their racing incidents, except those two drivers only paid $35,000.

30Video: Simona De Silvestro's fiery IndyCar rescue

Simona de Silvestro's fiery rescue at the Firestone 550 – Click above to watch video after the jump

2787-year-old blood donor, veteran killed in 'thank you' ride accident at Texas Motor Speedway

Don Krusemark must have been that rare breed of person that just won't stop giving. The 87-year-old great-grandfather from Dallas, Texas served in the Navy during World War II and was such a frequent blood and platelet donor at Carter BloodCare that he was awarded with a ride along at the Texas Motor Speedway courtesy of the Texas Driving Experience. A day later, Kruseman passed away as a result of a life-ending injury he sustained at the track.

52VIDEO: NASCAR's Dickies 500 shows you how to properly deliver a pace car

Dickies 500 Chevrolet Camaro pace car delivered in style - Click above to watch the video

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