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Championship format changes give injured, ill drivers more flexibility

...NASCAR officials.That bravado ? foolishness? ? in drivers is no more.Denny Hamlin became the fourth Sprint Cup Series driver to require a replacement when he pulled out of Sunday's race at Bristol Motor Speedway with neck spasms. Hamlin...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-04-20/championship-format-change
Ferrari ends long run by Mercedes in Malaysia

...after he was hired and from now on drivers must be at least 18 to compete at the top level. LARSON OUT: Sprint Cup Series driver Kyle Larson remained hospitalized in Charlotte on Sunday and sat out the STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway after suffering...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-03-29/ferrari-ends-long-run-merc
Austin Dillon takes Xfinity Series race at Las Vegas

...eighth-place finish last Sunday at Atlanta and Moffitt, 22, might well make his dream of becoming a full-time Cup series driver come true sooner rather than later."I think we all have different stories of how we got here and how we stay here...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-03-07/austin-dillon-takes-xfinit
NASCAR suspends truck series driver

TONA BEACH, Fla. -- Truck series driver Brian Rose was suspended Monday by NASCAR for undisclosed reasons. The sanctioning body would not comment on specifics of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/29/nas_371103.shtml
Nascar
Q&A with Shane Hmiel

SHANE HMIEL The Busch Series driver was parked for a lap last Sunday at Milwaukee for rough driving. Now he's scheduled to make his Winston Cup Series debut Saturday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/03/nas_380217.shtml
Nascar
Roper dies of injuries from truck race crash

FORT WORTH, Texas -- Trucks series driver Tony Roper died Saturday, hours after a fiery crash...prayerful support to Tony Roper's family." NASCAR Busch series driver Adam Petty and Winston Cup competitor Kenny Irwin were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/10/15/oth_300215.shtml
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NASCAR notebook

...to be a full-time driver on the NASCAR Winston Cup Series driver this year. But now that he's Dale Earnhardt's replacement...Childress' team behind. Harvick, the team's Busch Series driver, was a quick fix, but any championship hopes seemed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/03/12/oth_306846.shtml
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A talk with Ray Evernham

...ATLANTA - Car owner Ray Evernham has been busy in the last two months putting together a deal that would promote Busch Series driver Kasey Kahne to the Nextel Cup Series and allow Bill Elliott to drop down to a part-time schedule. He took time out...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/11/nas_390524.shtml
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NASCAR newsmaker

...poised to make history Friday night at O'Reilly Raceway Park near Indianapolis, as he tries to become the first truck series driver to win four races in a row. Hornaday talked about his season and Kevin Harvick Inc. before winning last week's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/07/23/nas_541773.shtml
Nascar
Long pit stop doesn't slow Busch champ

...by changing only two tires, the extra traction gained by four tires erased the deficit and carried the Winston Cup Series driver to an easy victory. Kenseth became the ninth Winston Cup driver in 10 races to win a Busch Series race this year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/04/30/oth_289730.shtml
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