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NASCAR CONTINUES INVESTIGATION INTO $225 MILLION LAWSUIT AND OTHER RACING NEWS

LAWSUIT: While launching its investigation into the allegations of former employee Mauricia Grant in a $225 million sexual and racial discrimination lawsuit, NASCAR has suspended two NASCAR Nationwide Series officials. NASCAR Chairman Brian France stressed that it is an ongoing internal investigation.

WORLD WINNER: The Audi R10 outran its competition from Peugeot to win the 76th 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance classic. Lead driver Tom Kristensen won for the eighth time, while teaming with Allan McNish and Rinaldo Capello.

PURCHASED: DIRTcar Racing, owned by the World Racing Group, has acquired the Western Allstars Super Late Model Series.

BANQUET CIRCUIT: The IndyCar Series banquet will be held November 5 at The Pearl theater in Las Vegas. The banquet will take place on the second night of the 43rd annual SEMA Show.

POWER RANKINGS: Despite having the weekend off, IndyCar Series point-leader Scott Dixon remained at the top of the National Speed Sport News Power Rankings. The National Speed Sport News Power Rankings are published weekly in the 74-year-old motorsports publication

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