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NASCAR driver Brian Vickers, shown here in a photo from June 2014 at Michigan International Speedway, underwent surgery to repair a hole in his heart. The recovery period will cause him to miss the start of the 2015 season. News article is at the link, photo by Paula Wethington for The Monroe News.
NASCAR driver Vickers undergoes heart surgery
Did you enjoy seeing the Miss Sprint Cup ambassadors in recent years at Michigan International Speedway? Sprint has informed NASCAR it will not extend title sponsorship of the top Sprint Cup Series beyond its current contract, which expires after the 2016 season. Follow the link to read that article at monroenews.com. (By the way, that photo is of Madison Martin, taken by Paula Wethington of Monroe News during the June 2014 race at MIS).
Sprint to end NASCAR sponsorship after 2016 season
10 things to watch for at Michigan International Speedway - leading up to the Pure Michigan 400 on Aug. 17, 2014. (Monroe News photo by Paula Wethington)
10 things to watch this week with NASCAR in Michigan
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2007 Dale Earnhardt, Jr. NASCAR Barbie® | More Pop Culture Dolls Collection *POP CULTURE ---- don't know why I didn't have this one either. Dale Jr.s number before he transferred over to Hendrick.
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Master Sergeant Daniel Bauer and his family participated in a pace car ride at the Michigan International Speedway at the 2013 Quicken Loans 400. Bauer was joined by fellow soldiers as part of NASCAR: An American Salute and the Troops to the Track program, a partnership with the Armed Forces Foundation. Credit: Eric Dobb
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NASCAR salute U.S. military at MIS
Joey Logano leads the field during the NASCAR Sprint Cup series Pure Michigan 400 auto race August 2013 at Michigan International Speedway.
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2013 Nascar Sprint Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway.
Logano holds off Harvick for crucial Michigan win
Michigan International Speedway hosts a Kids Club! Sprint Cup driver Jimmie Johnson is the MIS Kids Club Honorary President. Check out the links and have fun at the track
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Previous pinner says: "Made the front page of the Daily Planet!" Evelyn Spencer Guard D C Comics pic.twitter.com/ACdXnMeoyh #dalejr
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. @Dale Earnhardt Jr. Made the front page of the Daily Planet!
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Previous pinner says "All winter she was a demure and classy lady. Then NASCAR season started."
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NASCAR lady, then... now, not so much! http://www.pinterest.com/jr88rules/nascar-2014/ #NASCAR2014
Then NASCAR season started....This is honestly quite accurate.
Don't spend your money at the speed of race cars! Find out from Monroe on a Budget what to buy - or not - when you are planning your visit to Michigan International Speedway.
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Don't spend your money at the speed of the race cars - have a plan before you go to the track! A Monroe on a Budget column for Monroe News.
What to spend money on - or not - at a NASCAR race
From the time Megan Farnsworth was old enough, she would stand at the black and white checkered flag on the track to cheer on her dad, Mark, as he raced his cars. Now she's running in the Monroe County Fair demolition derby. Story at the link. #MCFair13 #MonroeMI
"A good-looking person next to a good-looking car is a formula that's going to work for us no matter what brand it is," said Bo Puffer, one of the people involved with hiring models for the North American International Auto Show. Discussion and behind the scenes details at the link. #vroomvroom #fashion
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Are you planning to visit the public dates in the 2014 North American International Auto Show in Detroit? Check out the preview story and the slide show of wheels at monroenews.com #vroomvroom #motorcity
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The 2015 Ford Mustang was unveiled in front of hundreds of enthusiasts and executives in ceremonies in Flat Rock MI. Susan Spaulding of Dundee saw the newest pony only as a shell without its glossy coat of race red paint. Story and more details from MonroeNews.com at the link #Ford
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When Bob Hemphill of Carleton first set his eyes on the 1969 Fairlane Cobra the year it was introduced it was love at first sight. Read the article and see the photos about Hot Summer Nights - one of the biggest car shows in Monroe MI at www.monroenews.com
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Brad Keselowski is from Michigan - pin via #NASCAR
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Brad Keselowski, the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup champion who I spoke to several times during championship weekend at Homestead 2012! Brad K's Simple Joy? His phone!
A high-performance racing boat that has competed internationally now calls Monroe MI its home port. Read about the hydroplane at monroenews.com
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A high-performance racing boat that has competed internationally now calls Monroe MI its home port.
Monroe becomes home port for racing boat
Shoppers peruse the tables and blankets filled with auto parts and other memorabilia during the 2013 auto swap meet at the Monroe County Fairgrounds in Monroe MI. Click on the link to find a photo gallery at monroenews.com