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The Galveston County Daily News : Auto-racing

November 1, 2014


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Elliott Sadler leaving Gibbs for Roush next year

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Elliott Sadler is headed to Roush Fenway Racing next year in a move that will reunite the team with a former sponsor in NASCAR's second-tier series.

  • icon Updated: October 31

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Thursday 10/30/2014
Mercedes, Hamilton charging into US Grand Prix
Updated: October 30, 2014 - 7:03 pm

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — When Formula One was last in the United States, Sebastian Vettel had already earned his fourth consecutive world championship in a season of domination not seen since Michael Schumacher's days at Ferrari.

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IndyCar to run 17 races over 5 months next season
Updated: October 30, 2014 - 4:01 pm

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — IndyCar will have 17 races next season and two new venues as part of a 2015 schedule that begins on a street course in Brazil in March and wraps up at the end of August on the road course at Sonoma.

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Quicken Loans back as Detroit Grand Prix sponsor
Updated: October 30, 2014 - 3:04 pm

DETROIT (AP) — Quicken Loans is returning as the presenting sponsor of the Grand Prix in Detroit.

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Wednesday 10/29/2014
SHR likes Harvick's chances over next 2 races
Updated: October 29, 2014 - 4:02 pm

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart has never been fond of predictions and when asked, he almost always gives the same response: "If I knew the answer to that, I'd probably be a bookie in Las Vegas."

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Tuesday 10/28/2014
Jeff Gordon's driver's ed teacher killed in crash
Updated: October 28, 2014 - 2:00 pm

PITTSBORO, Ind. (AP) — A retired Indiana school principal who was NASCAR star Jeff Gordon's driver's education teacher was killed with his wife in a Tennessee crash while returning from watching Gordon race.

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Monday 10/27/2014
Marussia withdrawal means 18-car grid for US GP
Updated: October 27, 2014 - 1:00 pm

LONDON (AP) — The Marussia team's move into bankruptcy protection on Monday, four days after Formula One rival Caterham did the same, leaves only 18 cars on the grid for Sunday's United States Grand Prix, the smallest in nearly a decade.

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Earnhardt wins at Martinsville Speedway
Updated: October 27, 2014 - 7:00 am

MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. roamed around Martinsville Speedway as a child, soaking in the sights and the sounds and the smells while his dad collected six of the treasured grandfather clocks awarded to the winner.

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Sunday 10/26/2014
Earnhardt wins at Martinsville Speedway
Updated: October 26, 2014 - 11:00 pm

MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. recognized the emotional impact his win at Martinsville Speedway had on Rick Hendrick when he met his boss in Victory Lane.

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