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  1. NASCAR creates 'overtime line'

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    DAYTONA BEACH — Looking to end the frustration and confusion that comes when caution flags come out late in its races, NASCAR announced Thursday that it is shifting to an unlimited green-white-checkered finish protocol and establishing an "overtime line" to determine the winner.

  2. NASCAR moves to franchise system to boost teams

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    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — NASCAR announced a dramatic overhaul of its business model Tuesday, shifting to a franchise-like system intended to provide actual value and financial stability to team owners after decades of heavy reliance on sponsors.

  3. Juan Montoya's hectic week includes St. Petersburg — and the White House

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    ST. PETERSBURG — The past week has been a microcosm of the hectic but rewarding life of a world famous racing driver.

    Juan Montoya will defend his title in St. Petersburg.
  4. Broken back puts Stewart out of Daytona 500

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    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Tony Stewart will miss the start of his final NASCAR season after fracturing his back in a mishap on an all-terrain vehicle, Stewart-Haas Racing said Thursday.

    Tony Stewart, who turns 45 in May, has not won a Sprint Cup race since 2013 and was 28th in the final standings last year.
  5. Scott Sharp's team takes 24 Hours of Daytona

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    DAYTONA BEACH — Scott Sharp celebrated a second win at the 24 Hours of Daytona on Sunday, 20 years after his first victory in a race that saw most of the top contenders fall out.

  6. Ganassi shifts aim again in sports cars

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    DAYTONA BEACH — Chip Ganassi was asked during a meeting last week who was driving for him in the 24 Hours at Daytona. The team owner grabbed a piece of paper and began to jot down the names.

  7. Scott Pruett aims for record at 24 Hours of Daytona

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    DAYTONA BEACH — Scott Pruett has a chance to stand alone atop the Daytona record books. To pull off the feat, he will have to win with an unfamiliar group.

  8. Jeff Gordon enjoys drive into the sunset upon retirement

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    HOMESTEAD — The accolades began pouring in for Jeff Gordon long before the green flag dropped.

  9. Kyle Busch wins NASCAR's Sprint Cup title

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    HOMESTEAD — As Kyle Busch celebrated the biggest victory of his life, he tried to reflect on the turbulent road that made him a NASCAR Sprint Cup series champion.

    Kyle Busch drives during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015, at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, Fla. (AP Photo/Terry Renna) FLHM130
  10. Chris Buescher clinches NASCAR Xfinity series title; Kyle Larson wins race

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    HOMESTEAD — Chris Buescher never made a big mistake, never got rattled and never even tried to contend for a win. He gladly settled for a title.