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Marcos Ambrose leaving NASCAR to return home

Twice Australian V8 champion Marcos Ambrose has informed Richard Petty Motorsports he will leave NASCAR at the end of this season and return home.

Tony Stewart to return to NASCAR after killing driver

Tony Stewart has missed three US stock car races since killing a fellow driver in a dirt-track race at the beginning of August.

Tony Stewart, who has missed three US stock car races since killing a fellow driver in a dirt-track race three weeks ago, will return this weekend, his team has announced.

Tony Stewart incident results in NASCAR rule change

New regulations: NASCAR's new rules will attempt to curb drivers walking on race tracks.

Jim Peltz NASCAR on Friday implemented a new rule sharply curbing drivers' ability to walk on a race track in the aftermath of the fatal incident involving Tony Stewart.

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Marcos Ambrose hoping to continue run of success at NASCAR's Watkins Glen race

Road warrior: Marcos Ambrose leading the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Watkins Glen, NY.

Stephen Ottley and Sam Hall This weekend’s NASCAR race at Watkins Glen is shaping up as the most important of Marcos Ambrose’s career.

NASCAR champion Tony Stewart questioned after collision kills rival sprint car driver Kevin Ward jnr

Tony Stewart

Three-time NASCAR champion driver Tony Stewart struck and killed a sprint car driver who was walking towards him on the race track during a race in upstate New York on Saturday night.

NASCAR champion Tony Stewart pulls out of race after collision kills rival sprint car driver Kevin Ward Jr

NASCAR champion Tony Stewart dropped out of a race on Sunday hours after fatally running over a driver at a dirt track in New York state.

Marcos Ambrose in NASCAR arm wrestle

Kurt Busch leads Marcos Ambrose during the race in New York.

Australia's Marcos Ambrose has narrowly missed out on claiming his third NASCAR victory at Watkins Glen in New York, finishing second behind AJ Allmendinger in Sunday's Spring Cup race.

'Grim irony' of Kevin Ward's death in track collision with NASCAR legend Tony Stewart

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Dressed in black, the young driver walked out onto the dirt track and defiantly pointed his finger at the sprint car hurtling towards him.

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Marcos Ambrose in NASCAR post-race scuffle

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Australia's Marcos Ambrose has been involved in an ugly post-race scuffle in Richmond, Virginia.

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NASCAR fines Ambrose for post-race fight

Marcos Ambrose.

Australian NASCAR driver Marcos Ambrose has been slapped with a $US25,000 ($A27,000) fine for punching rival Casey Mears in the face during a post-race altercation.

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Petty upset over Marcos Ambrose's NASCAR fine

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Marcos Ambrose understands the $US25,000 fine NASCAR levied against him for punching Casey Mears in the face.

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NASCAR: Richard Petty stands by 'sexist' comments on Danica Patrick

Dan Gelston Daytona Beach, Florida: NASCAR Hall of Fame driver Richard Petty is standing by his comments that Danica Patrick can't win a race and says it's unfair he has been labelled a sexist.

Ambrose to stay in NASCAR

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Mark Fogarty Former V8 Supercars champion set to continue in American stock car racing.

Woman takes pole for NASCAR's Daytona 500

Danica Patrick

Danica Patrick became the first woman to secure pole position at a Sprint Cup race on Sunday when she was fastest in qualifying for the Daytona 500.

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Wheels 'locked up': NASCAR driver killed in dirt car event

Jason Leffler

NASCAR driver Jason Leffler has died after his vehicle flipped during a dirt car event at Bridgeport Speedway in the US.

Ambrose's US ambitions on line at NASCAR

Robert Grant Tasmanian Marcos Ambrose says there will be no second chances if he fails to make an impact at the premier NASCAR Championship in the US next year.

Ambrose 15th after NASCAR crash

Marcos Ambrose has recovered from an early clash to salvage 15th placing and a solid haul of points in the Kroger 250, Race 32 in the NASCAR Nationwide Series.

Ambrose to race NASCAR fulltime in 2009

Marcos Ambrose will become the first Australian to race fulltime in the top flight NASCAR Sprint Cup Series in 2009.

Ambrose qualifies 29th in NASCAR

Australia's Marcos Ambrose says he is starting to feel comfortable with his car after qualifying in 29th position for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race.

Ambrose claims maiden NASCAR win

Australian Marcos Ambrose has claimed his maiden NASCAR win with victory in the Zippo 200 at Watkins Glen International.