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Obama Campaign Will Sponsor NASCAR Entry

Democrat near deal to have name on car during Aug. 3 race at Pocono

(Newser) - Barack Obama appears set to sponsor a NASCAR racecar in the Aug. 3 Pocono event, the first presidential candidate to try such a stunt. Trying to sell a political left-hand turn on what’s traditionally Republican turf, the Democratic car will likely be part of a broader get-out-the-vote effort, Sports ... More »

Dale Jr.'s Struggle to Grow Up

His father cast a long shadow for racing star

(Newser) - Dale Earnhardt Jr. doesn’t talk much about his father’s death. “I don't want people to know about that,” he says. "It's not their business to hear it.” But he opened up to Marty Smith for an in-depth profile in ESPN the Magazine. Junior spent... More »

Kyle Busch Claims Another Win at Darlington

Unpopular driver wins his third Sprint Cup event of season

(Newser) - The crowd booed him. He called his car pathetic. His crew missed a lug nut, and he couldn't stay off Darlington Raceway's wall. Despite it all, Kyle Busch found Victory Lane once again. NASCAR's least popular driver raced to his third Sprint Cup Series victory of the season last night,... More »

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