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  • Country star McGraw loves life in GT fast lane

    April 23, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - Tim McGraw drives in the carpool lane most days instead of pushing 100 mph with the windows rolled down and hair pulled back.Next tour stop, Wally World.''I drive the Griswold family cruiser,'' McGraw said, laughing. ''I drive a 10-year-old Cadillac Escalade because I'm always taking cheerleaders to practice and picking up tennis players and track runners.''

  • Swan Racing sells 2 cars, keeps Kligerman in fold

    April 23, 2014

    STATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Troubled NASCAR team Swan Racing has found a home for driver Cole Whitt, while keeping Parker Kligerman under contract.The two-car team faced an uncertain future because of difficulty securing corporate sponsorship. Swan Racing minority owner Anthony Marlowe merged his ownership of the No. 26 team in BK Racing. Whitt will remain behind the wheel of the 26 in the Sprint Cup series.

  • Suarez to make Nationwide debut at Richmond

    April 23, 2014

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Daniel Suarez has proven to be a quick learner in a race car, winning in the eighth race of last year's NASCAR's K&N Pro Series East Tour and finishing third in the final standings.He has raced out of the gates this season, with two wins and three top-five finishes in four starts. Now Suarez has parlayed that into a big-time ride.

  • Richard Petty set to return to track at Richmond

    April 23, 2014

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Richard Petty is scheduled to return to the race track this weekend for the first time since the March 25 death of his wife, Lynda.The seven-time NASCAR champion and Hall of Fame driver missed races at Martinsville, Texas and Darlington as he mourned the loss of his wife. The Pettys were together 57 years.