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Danica Patrick Continues to Drive Pink Car For Breast Cancer Awareness

Danica Patrick will once again race in a pink Chevrolet SS as she heads to Martinsville Speedway in Virginia this weekend for the Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 race. Patrick also drove the pink version of her number 10 GoDaddy car at the Charlotte Motor Speedway and Talladega Superspeedway the past two weekends. The car is painted pink to raise …

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Danica Patrick Closes Out the Season at Richmond

Following an impressive showing at the Atlanta Motor Speedway over Labor Day weekend, Danica Patrick finished up the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup regular season in Richmond, Virginia on Saturday. Patrick finished in 16th place during the Federated Auto Parts 400 held at the Richmond International Raceway. “It was a good day,” said Patrick. “Everyone on the GoDaddy team worked hard; …

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Jeff Gordon Gets New Panasonic Sponsorship Deal

The Hendrick Motorsports auto racing team this week announced a new, expanded multi-year sponsorship deal with Panasonic. The deal includes primary sponsorship of Jeff Gordon‘s number 24 car in two Sprint Cup races each year through 2016 and an associate-level sponsorship for other races. Panasonic and Hendrick Motorsports have had a technology partnership deal since 2007. Jeff Gordon is a …

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Kevin Harvick Wins First Career Pole At Darlington

When all was said and done at the Darlington Raceway on Friday, it was Kevin Harvick who crossed the finish line ahead of the rest. It is Harvick’s first career pole and it keeps him in the hunt for his first Southern 500 NASCAR victory. ”It all worked out,” said Harvick ” Knockout qualifying paid off for us today because …

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Lynda Petty, Wife of Richard, Dies at 72

Richard Petty Motorsports has announced that the NASCAR Hall of Famer’s wife Linda had passed away Tuesday at 72. Lynda Gayle Owens Petty died peacefully at her home in Level Cross, North Carolina, after battling cancer for the past several years. Lynda Petty first revealed that she had central nervous system-related Lymphoma that had affected her brain in 2010, and …

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Lotus C-01 Superbike Unveiled; Tron Fans Rejoice

Last summer, British sports and racing car manufacturer Lotus announced plans to start a new motorcycle division. The decision came following a disastrous fiscal year in 2012 in which Lotus posted a $200 million loss and fired then CEO Dany Bahar. And after seeing the initial concept images, one better believe that Lotus made the right decision. The Lotus C-01 …

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Daytona 500 Resumes After Rain Delay

Rain, rain go away, Daytona 500 racers are out to play! The rain did let up, but only 6 hours, 21 minutes, and 41 seconds after the red flag was posted. The severe weather put both racers and spectators in danger, prompting authorities to stop the race and wait for the track to dry. The race was halted after the …

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Kurt Russell Added to Cast for “Fast and Furious 7”

While every installment of the “Fast and Furious” series comes highly anticipated, there’s yet another reason to look forward to the next release. Cinema Online reports that Kurt Russell has joined the cast of “Fast and Furious 7.” For the past couple weeks, there has been speculation floating around the rumor mill that Russell was involved in the film. Universal …

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