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Consistency, humility, skill carry Labonte to NASCAR Hall of Fame

(RacingOne/2012 RacingOne Photo) By OWEN A. KEARNS DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Some label Terry Labonte the NASCAR premier series’ least flamboyant champion. Perhaps it just seemed that way, when measuring Labonte alongside such colorful contemporaries as NASCAR Hall of Famers Dale Earnhardt and Darrell Waltrip. His calm, quiet demeanor at least partially explains why Labonte became known as “The Iceman.” […]

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NASCAR Sunday Homestead Notebook

  (Getty Images Photo) By SETH LIVINGSTONE   HOMESTEAD, Fla. – Jeff Gordon’s farewell included every memorable moment he could have dreamed of with the exception of his elusive fifth NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship. With some 300 family, friends and invited guests in town, Gordon said he was having “the time of my life” with the anticipated touch of […]

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NASCAR Friday Homestead Notebook

By REID SPENCER HOMESTEAD, Fla. – Though the line that separates acceptable racing practices from on-track over-the-line aggression may not be defined in bold paint like the line that marks the start and finish of a race, NASCAR Chairman & CEO Brian France contends that drivers know exactly where it is. “Do you know how many drivers have come to […]

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NASCAR Friday Phoenix Notebook

  By REID SPENCER AVONDALE, Ariz. – When a driver wins four straight races at a single track, there has to be a reason. Right? In the case of Kevin Harvick, who has been to Victory Lane after the last four NASCAR Sprint Cup Series events at Phoenix International Raceway — not to mention five of the last six — […]

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