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55mBob Pockrass

NASCAR pulls banquet from Trump's resort

NASCAR will not return to the Trump National Doral Miami for its postseason Camping World Truck Series and Xfinity Series banquet after Donald Trump's comments to open his presidential campaign.

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21hBob Pockrass

NASCAR offers swap of Confederate for U.S. flags

Daytona International Speedway had a box of U.S. flags ready to exchange for Confederate flags Thursday. No one had asked to exchange flags as of 3 p.m., according to a track spokesman.

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4dBob Pockrass

Franchising? Licensing? NASCAR, owners talking

NASCAR has renewed discussions on ways that teams, which essentially are independent contractors for the sport, can have more long-term value.

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ESPYS Vote: Best Driver

Lewis Hamilton dominated F1. IndyCar's Will Power and NASCAR's Kevin Harvick were consistent. Juan Pablo Montoya would not be denied at the Indy 500. And no one had quicker reflexes than NHRA's Erica Enders-Stevens. Who deserves the ESPY for best driver? Vote now!

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NASCAR chair seeks removal of Confederate flag

Calling the Confederate flag an "insensitive symbol" that he finds offensive, NASCAR chairman Brian France said the sport will be aggressive in disassociating the symbol from its events.

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9dMarty Smith

Smith: Fatherhood latest step in Kahne's growth

Call him Big Daddy Kahne: Kasey Kahne is going to be a father, and he welcomes the news as time and experience have helped him grow as a person and a competitor, Marty Smith writes.


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When I grew up the men in my life were tough as hell. They were real men and what I aspired to be. Sadly there aren't many left like that.

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Daytona Cup Happy Hour over: 10 41 4 14 5 24 88 48 21 19; 3 11 13 2 95 18 35 42 17 22; 31 83 27 43 6 78 16 1 40 34; 98 7 38 62 33 32 46 51