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Sunday’s Indy 500 Will Be Missing Two Familiar Faces

Sunday's Indianapolis 500 won't be the same for a couple of reasons. Last year's winner, Dan Wheldon, tragically died last October as the result of a collision in a race in Las Vegas. And one of the sports biggest draws will be driving, but in a totally different series. Danica Patrick will miss this year's Indy 500 for the first time since her rookie year in 2005, which ironically is the same year Wheldon won his first 500.

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Sunday – Race Fans’ Heaven!

Memorial Day weekend is known for remembering our armed forces and those that gave all.  And, of course, hamburgers, hot dogs and the opening of swimming pool season. For race fans, it is a day filled with great racing.

We turn to our buddy, Blake Smith for his review.

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Missed RACETALK Last Night? You Can Listen Here [AUDIO]

We had a nice crowd on hand for last night's RACETALK live from Show-Me's in Owensboro, we talked to a bunch of great drivers, track promoters and gave away Indy 500 tickets last night. Please make plans to come see the show live every Tuesday night 7 to 8p you can also enjoy the great food at Show-Me's!

Don't forget to LIKE our RACETALK Facebook Page!

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All Star Drivers Lineup in Charlotte Saturday

WBKR NASCAR Preview: The Sprint All-Star Challenge by Blake Smith

With a 36-week racing schedule and limited off time, drivers and teams look forward to the three Charlotte-based events each season. This weekend’s All-Star Challenge, formerly known as the Winston, marks the first of these weeks for the 2012 season. The format for the All-Star Challenge has changed but the level of excitement on Saturday night will be just as high!

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RACETALK 7P Tonight At Show-Me’s Owensboro

LIVE from Show-Me's in Towne Square Mall in Owensboro, KY tonight & every Tuesday night from 7 to 8pm join your host Malcolm West as he talks to local drivers, track owners and more. Plus stop by Show-Me's for great food & your chance to win tickets to Indy 500 qualifying, given away 5 pairs of tickets tonight!

Hope to see you tonight at Show-Me's in Owensboro's Towne Square Mall, be sure to like us on our Racetalk Facebook page.

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Dare you Darling to Go to Darlington — NASCAR Cup Race Saturday Night

WBKR NASCAR Specialist Blake Smith Previews the Bojangles’ Southern 500, Saturday night at 5:00 p.m. on WBKR.

Since 1950, NASCAR’s top division has been visiting the historic South Carolina track known as The Lady in Black. This weekend will mark the series’ 109th visit to the 1.366 mile oval. Even though there have been 108 races at the speedway, there have only been 45 different winners.

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Missed Last Night’s RACETALK? Listen Now [AUDIO]

Thanks to everyone who came out to the Owensboro Show-Me's in Towne Square Mall last night we moved into the back room and had another jam packed house, next Tuesday night at 7:00pm join us for another edition of Racetalk we will have 5 pair of tickets for Indy 500 qualifying!

In case you missed some of the great audio from last night's show we have it for you right here! Don't forget to LIKE our RACETALK Facebook page too.

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Racetalk at 7pm Tuesday Live From Show-Me’s

Join us for another edition of Racetalk live from Show-Me's in Owensboro, every Tuesday night at 7pm we talk to local drivers and all the hard working folks who takes care of your local dirt & asphalt tracks and holds great local racing every weekend, plus stop in Show-Me's and register to win Indy 500 tickets!

Come see us Tuesday night at Show-Me's!

 

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Michael Races and Can Biffle Hold off Junior? NASCAR CUP Race Tightens at Talladega

Greg Biffle, Dale Earnhardt, Jr. and Denny Hamlin are 1-2-3 in the current standings. Where will they be after Sunday? Blake Smith is here with a review of  WBKR's NASCAR Cup Talladega Race Preview: Aaron’s 499.

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Historic Tracks for NASCAR and ARCA this Weekend

Our buddy Blake Smith is here and he's looking forward to two historic tracks hosting races this weekend.

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Missed Last Night’s RACETALK? Listen Here [AUDIO]

We want to thank everyone who came out and packed the house last night at Show-Me's in Owensboro for RACETALK, we had a great time talking to local drivers from dirt to asphalt tracks. Come support your local race tracks and drivers and join us every Tuesday night from 7 to 8pm for RACETALK live from Show-Me's in Owensboro with your host Malcolm West!

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Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for NASCAR
Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for NASCAR
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Bill Elliott At Salem Speedway This Sunday

That's right you can get Bill Elliott's autograph during the pre-race autograph session at Salem Speedway in Salem, Indiana and don't miss exciting racing action! It's the Kentuckiana Ford Dealers ARCA 200. You'll see the stars of the ARCA Racing Se

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