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The Galveston County Daily News : Auto-racing

December 21, 2014


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Prosecutor begins probe into 2012 Valencia F1 GP

MADRID (AP) — Spain's Prosecutor's Office has begun an investigation into alleged corruption and embezzlement in the awarding of contracts to hold the 2012 Formula One race in Valencia.

  • icon Updated: December 19

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Friday 12/19/2014
Kid Rock to perform pre-race concert at Daytona 500
Updated: December 19, 2014 - 2:01 pm

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Kid Rock will perform a pre-race concert at the Daytona 500 in February.

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Ecclestone trying to revive South African GP
Updated: December 19, 2014 - 10:00 am

MOSCOW (AP) — Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone is working to return South Africa to the schedule.

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Thursday 12/18/2014
Bernie Ecclestone back on F1 board, to stay as CEO
Updated: December 18, 2014 - 4:00 pm

LONDON (AP) — Bernie Ecclestone's control of Formula One was fully restored on Thursday after overcoming court cases that threatened his grip on the motorsport series.

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Wednesday 12/17/2014
Kurt Busch testifies at no-contact order hearing
Updated: December 17, 2014 - 8:03 pm

DOVER, Del. (AP) — NASCAR driver Kurt Busch had his turn on the witness stand Wednesday and testified that he repeatedly told his ex-girlfriend to leave his motorhome the night she claims he assaulted her.

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Tuesday 12/16/2014
Kurt Busch's ex seeks no-contact order at hearing
Updated: December 16, 2014 - 9:00 pm

DOVER, Del. (AP) — NASCAR driver Kurt Busch's breakup with his ex-girlfriend turned into an ugly court battle Tuesday when she described Busch in testimony as unstable and struggling with alcoholism and depression. His attorneys countered, describing her as untrustworthy and "extremely mercenary."

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Sprint to end NASCAR sponsorship after 2016 season
Posted: December 16, 2014

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Sprint informed NASCAR it won't extend title sponsorship of the top Sprint Cup Series beyond its current contract, which expires after the 2016 season.

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Ganassi hires Joey Hand to team with Pruett in sports car
Updated: December 16, 2014 - 5:01 pm

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Chip Ganassi Racing will have a new driver and a new sponsor this season for its flagship No. 01 Prototype in the Tudor United SportsCar Championship sports car series.

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Trophies stolen from Red Bull found in a lake
Updated: December 16, 2014 - 3:00 pm

LONDON (AP) — Some of the trophies stolen from the factory of Formula One team Red Bull have been have been found in a lake after being spotted by a member of the public.

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