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WBKR Night At The Races This Weekend

WBKR Night At The Races is Sunday, July 8th, at Kentucky Motor Speedway in Whitesville.

The fun gets started at 6:00pm! Bring the whole family out for some great racing, an awesome fireworks show and TONS of giveaways from WBKR!

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Daytona’s Coke Zero Promises Fun Racing Saturday Night

Get ready for restrictor plate and tandem racing. We check in with our NASCAR and Hank Jr. fan, Blake Smith, for this week's review.

WBKR NASCAR Preview: Coke Zero 400

 After a hot steamy weekend in the bluegrass state, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heads south to the birthplace of speed, Daytona, for this Saturday night’s event.

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Getty Images Frank Ramspott
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Pre-Fourth of July “Racetalk” Show Tonight At 7pm At Show-Me’s

Join your host Malcolm West along with Donna Cooper and Richard Cunningham - with Steve Earnhardt Jr. Horn (lol) running the controls from Show-Me's - for another edition of  "Racetalk" live. It is happening tonight & every Tuesday night from Show-Me's in Owensboro's Towne Square Mall.

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WBKR NASCAR Preview – Quaker State 400

For the 2nd year in a row, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will be making a stop in the Bluegrass state for this weekend’s Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway. In last year’s inaugural Quaker State 400, Kyle Busch piloted his #18 M&M’s Toyota to victory lane in front of a near sold out crowd. It has been a busy week in NASCAR and I am going to recap this week’s events and  preview this weekend’s race.

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WBKR NASCAR Preview Toyota-Savemart 350

Last Sunday brought smiling faces to many NASCAR fans as Dale Earnhardt, Jr. took the #88 to victory lane after a 4 year winless drought. This weekend, the touring series f inds themselves at one of the most unique venues of the season. The drivers and teams will be making their 16th stop of the season at Sonoma for
the Toyota/Savemart 350.

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Back In Victory Lane!!! [VIDEO]

I've been a big fan of Dale Jr. for many years, and I was very excited to see him win at Michigan International Speedway on Father's Day. It took him 143 races to get it done, but I knew it was coming sooner or later. Way to go Dale Jr!!!

Wanna see the last 2 laps of the big win?

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Danica Patrick Bids Goodbye To Sexy Image

It's no secret Danica Patrick's foray into full-time Nationwide and Sprint Cup racing hasn't been the most prosperous. However, a marketing/image change is happening off the track for the 30-year-old rookie.

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NASCAR Cup Race Moves to Michigan

WBKR NASCAR Preview: Quicken Loans 400 

For the second time in a row, drivers face a repaved track and for the second week in a row, NASCAR drivers and teams arrived at the speedway two days early for a test session. Cars took to the Michigan International Speedway on Thursday for the first of the week’s 2 test sessions. Mark Martin led the morning test session with a speed of 201.089 MPH while Tony Stewart led the afternoon session with the fastest speed of the day, 201. 896 MPH. Like last week’s venue at Pocono, the Michigan track over gone a repaving during the off-season.

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Pocono Shortens Track for This Year’s Race — NASCAR Preview

Big week in racing. A shorter race, a legend passes and a Busch is suspended. Here's Blake Smith's review of Sunday's action.

WBKR NASCAR Preview: Pocono 400

Since the inaugural race in 1974, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series has been visiting the Pocono Mountains. Nestled in the “honeymoon capitol of the world” is the tricky triangle of Pocono Raceway. The NASCAR Cup Series will be making their 14th stop of the 2012 season this Sunday for the Pocono 400, 10 miles shorter than last year.

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Win Quaker State 400 Tickets with Moon and Chad

Exiciting Sprint Cup action returns to Kentucky Speedway on Saturday, June 30th with the Quaker State 400.  And Moon and I have your chance to win tickets for the next two weeks on The WBKR Waking Crew.  Tune in each weekday from 6am to 9am for your chance to snag tickets.  If you win, you'll not only see the biggest names in NASCAR compete, you'll also get to hear one of the biggest stars in country music!  Wanna know who it is??

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NASCAR’s Monster Mile is Ready to Grab Somebody!

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series action is Sunday on WBKR and wbkr.com.  Let's check in with our NASCAR expert Blake Smith for a preview.

WBKR NASCAR Preview: FedEx 400

NASCAR drivers and teams have left the friendly confines of the Charlotte hub and head north for Sunday’s  FedEx 400 at Dover International Speedway. The NASCAR cup series began visiting Dover in 1969, when Richard Petty took his famed #43 car to victory lane in the inaugural race. Since then, there have been 84 Sprint Cup Series races at the 1-mile concrete oval.

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Dario Franchitti Wins Indy 500

As heard on WBKR today, Dario Franchitti won the 96th running of the Indy 500 on Sunday by holding off a charging Takuma Sato, who crashed on the last lap. It was the third Indy 500 win for Franchitti, making him one of 10 drivers to win the race three or more times. Piloting his red No. 50 Target-sponsored car, Franchitti won despite starting 16th.

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