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Danica Patrick to retire from racing after Daytona and Indy

'My plan is to be at Indy, and then I'm done.'

She hopes to secure sponsorship for those races soon.

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NASCAR changes overtime policy for all three national series

NASCAR on Thursday announced major changes to its overtime policy, adding an "overtime line" which could result in as few as one or an indefinite number of restarts.

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Kurt Busch suspended indefinitely after losing appeal

NASCAR has officially suspended Kurt Busch indefinitely after he was found in violation of two specific clauses in the stock racing rulebook stemming from the domestic violence case against him in Delaware. He will not race in the Daytona 500.

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New NASCAR tire tech to debut in Atlanta this weekend

Aside from the antics of the Busch brothers and Tony Stewart's uncensored comments, some of the biggest controversies in NASCAR are directed at the tires used on the cars. Goodyear can't do anything about Kurt, Kyle or Tony, but

Race Car Driver Saves His Competition From Fiery Crash

Fellow driver braves flames to save fellow driver

A fiery crash on an Iowa stock car racetrack could have ended in tragedy for driver Danny Watson if it wasn't for the brave actions of a competitor and friend.

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Ford debuts Fusion NASCAR racer that edges closer to stock [w/video]

The sixth-generation NASCAR Sprint Cup racecar, which will make its competition debut at the 2013 Daytona 500 this weekend, marks the closest thing to a "stock car" that the sport has seen in more than 20 years. No longer using just stickers to distinguish the different brands, the image above shows the lengths NASCAR and automakers went in order to create a racecar design that more closely rese

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Chevy might've pulled out of NASCAR if it weren't for new Gen 6 car

We've been on the fence with NASCAR for some time now. On one hand, it's some of the closest racing anywhere in motorsports, with actual passing and door-handle-to-door-handle action as a matter of course. But on the other, it's become template racing – a personality-driven sport more about the drivers than any sort of loyalty to a particular automaker. The Car Of Tomorrow format

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NASCAR Sprint Cup crowns winner as Dodge bows out of series [spoilers]

Dodge is leaving NASCAR on a high note. The automaker snagged the 2012 Sprint Cup series championship on Sunday when Penske and Brad Keselowski took the checkered flag at the Ford EcoBoost 400 at the Homestead-Miami Sp

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New Ontario racetrack green-lit, hopes to woo NASCAR

You may think that NASCAR is exclusively an American sport, but it has quite a following in Canada, too. How do we know that? Well, aside from knowing a few fans who count themselves among our neighbors to the north, it seems that a project has been green-lighted to build a NASCAR-minded speedway in Fort Erie, Ontario.

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NASCAR coverage going Spanish, including Daytona 500 live en Español

In order to combat declining attendance at races, NASCAR is looking to tap into a new demographic of fans by teaming up with Fox Deportes to attract more Latino race fans. Starting with the 2013 season, Fox Deportes will provide coverage for 15 Sprint Cup races including six live races as well as creating original programs and news u

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F1 may be coming to New York, but not NASCAR

NASCAR and New York may strike you as diametrically opposite pillars of modern America. But if Formula One can race in Texas, surely NASCAR can race in New York, right?

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Stock car racing comes to.... Antarctica?!

Argentina has apparently brought stock car racing to Antarctica for the very first time. The Asociacion Corredores Turismo Carretera recently teamed up with the Argentina Air Force and the interior ministry to bring one racer to the frozen continent. Hugo Mazzacane, vice president of the racing organization, piloted the car down 3,937 feet of runway in temperatures of four degrees below zero, Fahrenheit. We aren't exactly sure of t

Spoiler Alert: Daytona 500 winner makes history

If you're saving your 2011 Daytona 500 viewing experience for a later date, you'll want to go ahead and skip this post all together.

Michael Waltrip Racing innovates, NASCAR style

Michael Waltrip Racing Shop Tour - Click above for high-res image gallery

NASCAR Hall of Fame opens in Charlotte

NASCAR Hall of Fame Opening Day – Click above for high-res image gallery

Time: NASCAR struggles to get its groove back

Bristol Speedway is among the most well-known tracks in America, and an all-time favorite of NASCAR fans. In fact, the track sold out 55 straight times beginning in 1982. But that streak came to an end in March, and the NASCAR news only gets more depressing from there. According to Time, NASCAR has seen its television audiences drop by a knee-wobbling 25 percent since 2005, and last year alone, attendance was down 10 percent.

Kasey Kahne leaving Petty Motorsports, likely landing at Hendrick

Word has it the ever-voracious Hendrick Motorsports is about to sink its teeth into even more talent. Kasey Kahne just announced he won't be renewing his contract with Richard Petty Motorsports at the end of this year, meaning the guy probably has his eyes set on making

NASCAR turns right, headed to Road America in 2010

Some motorsports fans take issue with the fact that the vast majority of NASCAR tracks are little more than a series of left turns. This is for you, roundy-round jokers. The official sport of the South is mixing in some right turns and working the brakes a bit more in 2010 with a pair of road courses. The first race, a June 20 Sprint Cup affair at Infineon Raceway in Sonoma, California, was already on the books, and now the truck racing series has added a second road course on June 19. The Natio

Officially Official: Danica Patrick joining NASCAR Nationwide Series in 2010

Danica Patrick No. 7 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet – Click above for high-res image gallery

"Victimized" F1 driver Nelson Piquet Jr. reportedly headed to NASCAR truck series

Crashing in Formula One is taken pretty seriously. Especially if you did it on purpose. Which goes a long way towards explaining why the motorsport community is calling for the blood of Nelson Piquet Jr. The disgraced Renault driver was, in the end, the perpetrator of the so-called Crashgate affair. But while his boss and manager Flavio Briatore was kicked out of Formula One (and any

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