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Tom Herzig's Trackside: Wrenn snags his first Modified Series win

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NORM WRENN of Nashua passed Rowan Pennink, Justin Bonsignore and Richard Savary on the final lap to break into the Valenti Modified Series win column at Seekonk Speedway Saturday night at the wheel...

Tom Herzig's Trackside: Ollie Silva Memorial a big hit at Lee USA

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Lee USA Speedway enjoyed a packed house last week for its Ollie Silva Memorial ISMA Supermodified event, which was won by Jon McKennedy.

Brad Keselowski wins the Camping World RV Sales 301 race on July 13, 2014 at NHMS. Keselowski swept the weekend by winning both the Nationwide Sta-Green race and the Sprint Cup Series CWRVS301.

Allen Lessels on Motor Sports: Chasing, but not catching

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The Camping World RV Sales 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Sunday was an opportunity lost as far as nailing down a Cup win, which is priority No. 1 in Chase criteria.

Katelyn McAllister, 8, from Franklin poses with NASCAR driver Jeremy Clements during WOKQ FanFest which kicks off NASCAR weekend at NHMS, on Thursday in Loudon.

Allen Lessels on Motor Sports: Craven loves qualifying format

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Put Ricky Craven solidly in the corner of the many in and around NASCAR who like the new system for qualifying for the Chase to the Sprint Cup championship.

Eddie MacDonald, seen during a break from July 1 testing sessions at New Hampshire Motor Speedway will be back at the track on Friday, aiming to qualify for Sunday's Camping World RV Sales 301.

Allen Lessels on Motor Sports: Youngsters eye NHMS

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The NASCAR driver on the hottest streak coming into a weekend packed with racing at New Hampshire Motor Speedway?

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Kasey Kahne (5) leads Greg Biffle (16) during the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway.

Allen Lessels on Motor Sports: With Chase spots on the line, drivers are hungry

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NASCAR's Sprint Cup stars wrapped up their rain-delayed Fourth of July weekend stay in Daytona with a rain-shortened and topsy-turvy Coke Zero 400 on Sunday. Next stop: Loudon.

NHRA funny car driver Courtney Force during last year's New England Nationals at New England Dragway.

Allen Lessels on Motor Sports: Speed weekend in Epping features sibling rivalry

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Kyle and Lauren Cultrera are reveling in big-time drag racing's stop at their home track, New England Dragway.

Sprint Cup Series driver Kasey Kahne (5) is shown before the Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway in April.

Motor Sports: Kahne to visit with New Hampshire firefighters

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Kasey Kahne is hoping to heat up on the track, but he'll get a taste of a different kind of heat in New Hampshire Wednesday.

N.H. Motor Speedway to become home of North East Motor Sports Museum

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Over the weekend, the board of directors of Racing History Preservation Group voted to build a 10,000-square foot 'North East Motor Sports Museum' on two acres of land leased from the track that lies...

Riverside Speedway in Groveton on auction block Nov. 1

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Just two weeks ago, Riverside Speedway track owner Curtis Robinson announced that Passumpsic Savings Bank would be foreclosing on the speedway and placing it on the auction block.

Keselowski keeps Cup Chase hopes alive

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In a must-win situation at Talladega Superspeedway, Brad Keselowski did exactly that, preserving his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship hopes with a victory in Sunday's GEICO 500.

By tradition, Eddie MacDonald had the pleasure of kissing the cow after winning the 52nd Milk Bowl at Thunder Road in Barre, Vt.

Tom Herzig's Trackside: Prestigious, profitable win for MacDonald

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Eddie MacDonald of Rowley, Mass., burnished his resume, which is pretty shiny already, by winning Thunder Road's 52nd Milk Bowl last weekend in Barre, Vt.

NASCAR fines Keselowski, Stewart

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Brad Keselowski and Tony Stewart did not escape the post-race melee in Charlotte unscathed.

Harvick advances in Sprint Cup Chase as tempers flare

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With the dominant car in Saturday night's Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Kevin Harvick led 162 laps and survived a wild two-lap dash to the finish after the final caution en route...

Tom Herzig's Trackside: Big weekend at Lee

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Now that things are quieting down over in the beer halls of Munich, it's time for Lee USA Speedway to pick up the slack with its Oktoberfest weekend for nearly every type of racing division you can...

More than a decade in the making, motorsports-themed country club to open next September

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The 2.5-mile European-style course has 15 turns, 250 feet of elevation change and a long downhill straight away. The elevation change and the scenery make the course unique.

Hampstead driver closing in on Whelen Southern Modified Tour championship

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The Hampstead, New Hampshire, driver leads four-time champion George Brunnhoelzl III by 17 points and needs to finish 12th or better in the Southern Slam 150 Thursday on the quarter-mile frontstretch...

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Joey Logano celebrates after winning the Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway.

Logano advances as Chase favorites falter

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In a race that saw Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup favorites Jimmie Johnson, Brad Keselowski and Dale Earnhardt Jr. fall by the wayside, Joey Logano earned a ticket to the Eliminator Round of the...

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Tom Herzig's Trackside: Hudson's 'Joey Pole' wins ACT title

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As championship-caliber racers are apt to do, Joey Polewarczyk Jr. of Hudson made a statement by winning the American Canadian Tour Fall Foliage 200 finale at Airborne Park Speedway.

Speedway Motorsports, Inc. driving fan experience initiatives, partners with Sporting Innovations

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Speedway Motorsports, Inc. (SMI) (TRK) has selected Sporting Innovations, a Kansas City-based sports technology company, to redefine and enhance the fan experience across its enterprise, including...

Tony Stewart says on-track death was '100 percent an accident'

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“I know 100 percent in my heart and in my mind that I did not do anything wrong,” Stewart told the Associated Press in an article published online Friday.

Wayne Helliwell Jr. won the Bond Auto Parts ACT Invitational on Saturday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

Tom Herzig's Trackside: NHMS win in new division 'biggest win ever' for Helliwell

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This, coming from a racer who has won myriad short track races, track championships, three NASCAR state titles and the last two American Canadian Tour titles.

Tony Stewart is introduced before Sunday's Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon. Stewart will not face charges in the death of a driver last month.

No charges for Tony Stewart in N.Y. track death

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Three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart has been cleared by a grand jury investigating a dirt-track incident in upstate New York in August that killed a young driver, a county prosecutor said on...

After NHMS, all Chase drivers are back in the game

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A succession of on-track dust-ups and hold-your-breath restarts on Sunday at NHMS played havoc with the fortunes of Chase drivers who entered the Sylvania 300 feeling relatively secure about their...

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Rollinsford's Hill has goals in mind

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Rollinsford's Rachel Hill followed up her summer as a member of the Under-20 U.S. Women's National Team with an explosive start to her second season with the University of Connecticut women's soccer team.

Early snow and a devoted hunting dog

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A ONE- TO TWO-INCH skiff of snow covered the field we'd picked for our last goose hunt of the season. The snow allowed us, with the help of our white/snow-colored camo suits, to melt into the background.

John Habib's City Sports: Tough decisions loom for Legion

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POST 79 of Manchester has submitted an application to the state American Legion Baseball Committee seeking to be reinstated for the 2015 season.Rick Harvey, chairman of the baseball committee, confirmed he received the application last week from Post 79 post commander Sam Coldwell. The parties will meet in Hudson on Nov. 16 to discuss the application.

NASCAR Sprint Cup series driver Terry Labonte drives Saturday during practice for today's Geico 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. Labonte announced that he's retiring after this race. USA TODAY Sports

Vickers earns first pole in five years

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TALLADEGA, Ala. - Brian Vickers roared to the Coors Light Pole Award on Saturday afternoon, working the aerodynamic draft to great effect during a qualifying session full of surprises at Talladega Superspeedway.

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