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NASCAR matriarch Betty Jane France dies

Betty Jane France, mother of current NASCAR chairman Brian France and vice chairwoman Lesa France Kennedy, died Monday.

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Kyle Larson gets first win the right way

Kyle Larson could have won before now if he was willing to rough up another driver to do it. His first victory in 99 Sprint Cup starts Sunday at Michigan was by the book, writes Bob Pockrass.

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Craven on Larson: 'I can't think of five drivers better right now' (1:40)
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Larson wins at Michigan for first Sprint Cup victory (1:29)
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Curtis leaving post as president of MIS

After a decade as president of Michigan International Speedway, Roger Curtis will have his duties covered in the interim by International Speedway Corp. chief operating officer Joie Chitwood.

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Sprint Cup standings

Kyle Larson's victory at Michigan made the Chase bubble a lot more jumpy to be on.

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Moffitt wins Trucks race with last-lap pass

Brett Moffitt, making his fourth NASCAR Truck Series start this year in the No. 11 Toyota, took the lead on the final lap to edge Timothy Peters and William Byron at Michigan on Saturday.

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Greg Biffle and Kasey Kahne ready to dump the slump

Both Kasey Kahne and Greg Biffle have earned reputations as Chase drivers, but both have been mired in slumps for much of the year. That doesn't mean they won't look for a late surge.

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Dale Jr. to miss at least two additional races

Alex Bowman will fill in for Dale Earnhardt Jr. this weekend at Michigan International Speedway and Jeff Gordon will replace him Labor Day weekend at Darlington Raceway.

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Stewart appeals insurance ruling in Ward case

Tony Stewart will appeal a ruling that his insurance company doesn't have to cover legal costs and claims by the family of Kevin Ward Jr. against the NASCAR driver.

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Power Rankings: Kevin Harvick brings back memories

It had been a long time since Busch beer had visited Victory Lane. Putting the old brand back there was enough to make Ryan McGee nostalgic, and put Harvick atop the Sprint Cup Power Rankings.

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Rundown: Big days at Bristol

Austin Dillon and Chris Buescher made big moves at Bristol to get some breathing room on the Chase bubble. Bob Pockrass writes about that and more in the Monday Rundown.

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Kevin Harvick's Bristol win gives him more swagger

It may not have been the typical Bristol night race, but Kevin Harvick felt just as good after winning the rain-delayed event late Sunday afternoon, writes Bob Pockrass.

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DFS NASCAR: Top drivers at Bristol

Matt Willis provides his picks for this weekend's race in Bristol, with all of the top-value drivers to use in daily fantasy.

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Breaking down the Chase scenarios with four weeks to go

When Chris Buescher won at Pocono, he hadn't led a lap in another race all season. Now who can and can't jump into the Chase depends a lot on Buescher. Let's look at the scenarios.

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Ranking throwback paint schemes we'd like to see

As teams continue to unveil their Darlington throwback paint schemes, we revisit an idea from last year -- looking at the paint schemes that we'd love to see (but probably won't).

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Tony Stewart has confidence of 2011 for one last chase

With retirement in site, Tony Stewart is running as well as he has all season, which has some thinking he could crescendo like he did in 2011 when he won a title. But does he buy it?

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Stenhouse Jr. will honor Clauson at Bristol

Ricky Stenhouse Jr. was able to pay tribute to friend Bryan Clauson last week, and he will get to pay tribute again to his friend this week in a stock car Saturday at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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Michigan International Speedway will have new leadership next year as parent company ISC announced Tuesday that track president Roger Curtis is no longer with the company. No reason was announced for the change. Joie Chitwood, who oversees all track presidents at ISC, will run the track until a new president is named.