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Former NASCAR crew chief Frank Stoddard, a Haverhill native, will have a car in today's Daytona 500.

Allen Lessels on Motor Sports: Stoddard's car makes today's Daytona 500

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The pride of North Haverhill, N.H., and Woodsville High School graduate will be back in Daytona on Sunday morning for NASCAR's Daytona 500, a race that opens what New Hampshire Motor Speedway general...

Tom Herzig's Trackside: Monadnock Speedway to open Saturday

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The Valenti Modified Racing Series Spring Dash 100 headlines Monadnock Speedway’s season opener Saturday.

Lee USA Speedway to honor POW/MIAs this afternoon

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Before the races begin this year, area residents and veterans will take time to remember those who cannot enjoy the simple things.

NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Kevin Harvick (4) celebrates in victory lane after winning the Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway on Saturday night.

Harvick holds off Dale Jr. to win at Darlington

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Kevin Harvick became the first two-time winner of the 2014 Sprint Cup Series by earning a dominating victory by holding off Dale Earnhardt Jr. in a second two-lap overtime in Saturday night's...

Tom Herzig's Trackside: Lee USA Speedway ready to start season Sunday

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LEE USA Speedway, which began racing on the present-day one-third mile oval 30 years ago, gets its 2014 season underway Sunday with the Governor’s Cup 150 for American Canadian Tour Late...

Tires decision goes well for Logano in Texas NASCAR win

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Joey Logano’s “Final Four” at Texas Motor Speedway had nothing to do with the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship set for Monday night in nearby Arlington.

Tom Herzig's Trackside: Thompson Icebreaker ushers in 2014 season

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Thompson Speedway, the nation’s oldest paved stock car racing oval (5/8 mile), kicks off the 2014 regional short track racing season this Sunday with the 40th annual Icebreaker presented by...

A general view of the New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon where  speedway officials have spoken publicly several times about the hope of erecting lights for the track — a $3 million to $5 million investment — because fans have asked for them. Town officials said they have not been approached by the track for night lights yet.

New Hampshire Motor Speedway officials hope to light up for nighttime races

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The people who run New Hampshire Motor Speedway are hoping to build lights around the track to allow for night racing, perhaps as soon as next year.

Kurt Busch strong-arms Johnson for NASCAR win at Martinsville

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On Sunday at historic Martinsville Speedway, the driver known as “The Outlaw” committed highway robbery.

NHMS program designed to cultivate young race fans while giving back to schools

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New Hampshire Motor Speedway has begun a program designed to attract young people to NASCAR racing while giving back to school systems that participate.

Kyle Busch earns 29th career victory in Auto Club 400

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Kyle Busch and Kyle Larson took advantage of two fresh tires on a green-white-checkered restart at the end of the Auto Club 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Auto Club Speedway on Sunday to get...

Motorcycles at 150 mph made less risky with wearable air bags

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On weekends, he zips himself into a $5,000 leather racing suit and straddles a $70,000 Bimota DB5 -- one of six bikes he owns -- and rips around tracks from New Hampshire to Florida, going ever...

Edwards wins rain-soaked Bristol race

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Carl Edwards took the lead by staying out under a caution with 78 laps remaining in the Food City 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on Sunday, and he remained up front the rest of the 500-lap...

Ice racing on Three Ponds for 66 years

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MILTON With the air temperature ticking below freezing on an overcast day, and most folks in the area searching for ways to keep warm, being outdoors at Milton Three Ponds was an anomaly.

Speedway noise hearing planned in Hudson

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As the Hudson Speedway gears up for its coming season, town officials are hoping to put the brakes on complaints about noise and illegal parking in the surrounding neighborhood well before opening...

New Hampshire Motor Speedway founder Bob Bahre built this 16.5-acre estate on the shores of Lake Winnipesaukee.  Bahre has put the property on the market for $49 million.

NH Motor Speedway founder selling lakeside estate for NH-record $49 million

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Bob Bahre says he loves New Hampshire, a state he called home when he created what became New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon. But his family no longer needs the sprawling lakefront property he...

Earnhardt wins rain-delayed Daytona 500

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. held off a late charge by Denny Hamlin to win his second Daytona 500 late Sunday night at Daytona International Speedway.

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Toronto Maple Leafs left wing James van Riemsdyk, right, tangles with Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask in the first period of Game 1 of their NHL Eastern Conference quarterfinals hockey playoff series in this 2013 file photo.

NH-based insurer sues NHL to limit its defense in players concussion lawsuits

A's claim former Fisher Cat Marcus Walden

Mariano Rivera's son to pitch for NH squad

Kevin Davis, CEO and president of Bauer Performance Sports, displays Bauer Hockey's latest innovation in hockey skates — the Vapor APX 2 with easily changeable skate blades in this 2013 file photo.

Exeter-based Bauer continues to expand beyond hockey with $330M purchase of baseball firm Easton-Bell

Hollis-Brookline head football coach resigns unexpectedly

New owners for Waukewan Golf Club

Matches announced for USA v. Cuba clash at Rockingham Park this weekend

Boston Marathon victim Jeff Baumann throws out the first pitch prior to the start of a game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Fenway Park last year.

Service's creed on display in support of airman affected by Boston bombing

40-year-old Manchester mechanical engineer wins MMA decision

New Hampshire Motor Speedway touts viability of casino site in Loudon

USA Knockouts Tamed in Cuba

U.S., Cuba boxers clash in Havana, U.S. bouts set for Rockingham Park in Salem

Lee USA Speedway opens season April 13

Newmarket woman plans world-record cross-country run for charity

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World Series of Boxing event moved to Rockingham Park - USA vs. Cuba

Manchester man in top 30 candidates for Padres public address announcer

NH man helps MLB players deal with stresses on, off the field

Review of the 2014 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Handbook

New Hampshire Motor Speedway may run Sprint Cup race in 2015 under the lights

How Boston lost the Patriots and 'New England' grabbed the NFL's 'Gold Standard'

Twin State Speedway gets new manager

Yale promotes former UNH coach to offensive coordinator

Bulldogs sign UNH's Nick Sorkin

Flyers Notes: Flyers sign speedy New Hampshire forward

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