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The Galveston County Daily News : Auto-racing

August 21, 2014


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All eyes on Hamilton and Rosberg at Belgian GP

SPA, Belgium (AP) — All eyes will be on Mercedes at the Belgian Grand Prix as the increasingly tense rivalry between championship leader Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton resumes following a summer break.

  • icon Posted: August 21

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Thursday 08/21/2014
Rossi to race for Marussia team at Belgian GP
Updated: August 21, 2014 - 12:01 pm

SPA, Belgium (AP) — American driver Alexander Rossi will make his Formula One debut for Marussia at this weekend's Belgian Grand Prix, replacing Max Chilton during his contractual problems.

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Wednesday 08/20/2014
Gordon has thirst for fun at Delaware brewery
Updated: August 21, 2014 - 12:00 am

MILTON, Del. (AP) — Jeff Gordon may as well have been any average sports fan, sliding up to the bar and ordering a beer.

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Tony Stewart skips 3rd race after Ward's death
Updated: August 20, 2014 - 9:02 pm

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart will not race Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway, the third Sprint Cup race he's skipped since his car struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. during a sprint car race.

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Toyota looking for horsepower in NASCAR engines
Updated: August 20, 2014 - 6:00 pm

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Denny Hamlin was clearly frustrated a week ago at Michigan, when some jockeying for position led to a confrontation with Dale Earnhardt Jr. after the race.

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Joe Gibbs: Tony Stewart is 'a racer's racer'
Updated: August 20, 2014 - 2:00 pm

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Joe Gibbs is waiting for Tony Stewart to emerge from seclusion to reach out to his former driver.

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5 things to know before the Belgian Grand Prix
Updated: August 20, 2014 - 12:01 pm

PARIS (AP) — The intense title battle between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg continues at the Belgian Grand Prix this weekend, as the Formula One championship resumes following a summer break with Rosberg leading his Mercedes teammate by just 11 points.

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Tuesday 08/19/2014
Gibbs hires Carl Edwards and Daniel Suarez
Updated: August 19, 2014 - 1:02 pm

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Joe Gibbs Racing has hired Carl Edwards to drive a new fourth Sprint Cup car in 2015.

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Monday 08/18/2014
Column: Grief gives no timetable on Stewart return
Updated: August 18, 2014 - 9:01 pm

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — There are hundreds of guidebooks on how to handle grief, how to navigate the emotional suffering that follows a significant loss.

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