NSCS: Tony Stewart Cleared for Sprint Cup Return; Will Drive No. 14 Chevy at Richmond

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KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — NASCAR photo — Smoke has risen again. After missing the first eight races of the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season, three-time series champion Tony Stewart will make his long-awaited return to the cockpit of the No. 14 Mobil 1 Advanced Fuel Economy Chevrolet during this weekend’s …

INDYCAR: Will Power Cleared to Compete at Phoenix; Doctors Confirm Absence of Concussion

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INDIANAPOLIS — official series release — Chris Jones/IndyCar photo — INDYCAR announced today that results of an extensive evaluation at the University of Miami Concussion Program revealed no definitive evidence of a recent concussion for Verizon Team Penske driver Will Power. The 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series champion passed the Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing (ImPACT) test and a MRI/DVI …

NCWTS: Theriault Medically Cleared by NASCAR; Returns to BKR for Truck Finale at Homestead

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STATESVILLE, N.C. — official team release — Josh Hedges/Getty Images North America photo — Brad Keselowski Racing announced today that Austin Theriault has been medically cleared by NASCAR and will drive the No. 29 Cooper Standard Ford F-150 in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race Nov. 20 at Homestead-Miami (Fla.) Speedway. The 21-year old native of Fort Kent, Maine is eager to …

INDYCAR: Hinchcliffe Cleared to Resume Competition; Will Test at Road America Sept. 28

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INDIANAPOLIS – official team release — Chris Jones/IndyCar photo — Schmidt Peterson Motorsports (SPM) driver James Hinchcliffe will return as pilot of the No. 5 Arrow Electronics car on Monday, Sept. 28 during a Verizon IndyCar Series test at Road America. Hinchcliffe, who has a multi-year contract with SPM, was injured in a crash during practice on May 18 at …

F1: Alonso Set for Return to McLaren-Honda in Malaysian Grand Prix

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WOKING, England — official team release — Mark Thompson/Getty Images Europe photo — McLaren-Honda announced on Monday that, subject to a successful final FIA medical assessment on Thursday at the Sepang International Circuit, Fernando Alonso will return to the cockpit of the MP4-30 for this weekend’s Malaysian Grand Prix. “Since his Barcelona testing accident, Fernando has followed a rigorous, specialised training …

NSCS: Ryan Truex Medically Cleared to Race at Bristol

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BRISTOL, Tenn. – official report — Matt Sullivan Photography/Getty Images North America photo — Ryan Truex, driver of the No. 83 Burger King/Dr Pepper Toyota Camry, has been medically cleared to return action this weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Truex was involved in a single-car crash last Saturday during practice at Michigan Int’l Speedway and …

INDYCAR: Jack Hawksworth Cleared to Resume Driving Duties

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INDIANAPOLIS – official release — IndyCar photo — IndyCar announced Tuesday that Verizon IndyCar Series driver Jack Hawksworth has been cleared by IndyCar medical director Dr. Michael Olinger to compete July 11-12 in the Iowa Corn Indy 300 presented by DEKALB at Iowa Speedway. Hawksworth was diagnosed with a myocardial contusion suffered in a practice crash July 5 for the …

INDYCAR: Hinchcliffe Cleared to Resume Driving Duties at Indy

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INDIANAPOLIS — official release — INDYCAR photo — Verizon IndyCar Series driver James Hinchcliffe, who was diagnosed with a concussion following an incident during the Grand Prix of Indianapolis on May 10, was cleared to resume driving duties after being re-evaluated May 15 by the INDYCAR medical team. Hinchcliffe passed the post-concussion ImPACT  test, according to INDYCAR Medical Director Dr. Michael …

NASCAR Sprint Cup: Denny Hamlin Medically Cleared to Race at Martinsville

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March 26, 2014 — JGR press release — photo courtesy Joe Gibbs Racing — HUNTERSVILLE, NC — Joe Gibbs Racing driver Denny Hamlin will race this weekend at Martinsville Speedway after NASCAR received official confirmation from his doctors that he has been medically cleared to return to regular racing activities. Hamlin first visited the infield care center at Auto Club Speedway …