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NASCAR allows franchise system to give team owners value

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- NASCAR announced a dramatic overhaul to its business model Tuesday, shifting to a franchise-like system that is intended to provide actual value and financial stability to team owners after decades of heavy reliance on sponsors....

Injured Tony Stewart to miss start of final NASCAR season

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Tony Stewart will miss the start of his final NASCAR season after fracturing his back in an accident on an all-terrain vehicle, Stewart-Haas Racing said Thursday....

NASCAR's Tony Stewart hospitalized with back injury

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart was hospitalized Tuesday with a back injury and Stewart-Haas Racing said the team was unsure of the extent of his injuries just a week before he is expected in Daytona to prepare for his final season in Sprint Cup....

Legendary NASCAR broadcaster Barney Hall dies at 83
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Barney Hall, whose folksy delivery brought NASCAR racing to life for radio listeners across the country for more than five decades, died late Tuesday. He was 83....