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Entry List: 2015 Drive to Stop Diabetes 300 at Bristol

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When the NASCAR Xfinity Series returns to action this Saturday, series regulars may find it difficult to reach victory lane. NASCAR released the entry list for the April 18 Drive to Stop Diabetes 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway earlier today (April 13). The list includes 39 drivers, meaning that everyone will make Saturday’s race. Typical …

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Team Chevrolet Penalized by IndyCar for Engine Infractions

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IndyCar announced that it has penalized Chevrolet 220 points for “non-minor” engine repairs following the season-opening Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. The consequences come as a result of 11 penalties for engine alterations. According to Rule 10.6.4.4 of the Verizon IndyCar Series rulebook, 20 points will be deducted for a non-minor engine repair. All but one …

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Brandon Gdovic to Make Xfinity Series Debut with Viva Motorsports at Texas

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After years of success in NASCAR’s minor leagues, Brandon Gdovic is finally taking the next step. Viva Motorsports announced early Monday that Gdovic will drive the team’s No. 55 WindStax Chevrolet at Texas Motor Speedway in this Friday’s O’Reilly Auto Parts 300. The race will mark Gdovic’s first NASCAR Xfinity Series start. The Virginian will …

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Brennan Poole, DC Solar Score Additional Races for HScott Motorsports

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Brennan Poole’s dream season just grew a bit more. HScott Motorsports with Chip Ganassi announced today (April 6) that Poole will compete in two additional NASCAR Xfinity races this season, raising his total to 17 races in 2015. Poole will drive in the May 17 and August 1 events at Iowa Speedway, driving the No. 42 …

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NASCAR 101: Here’s What NASCAR Did to Superspeedway Qualifying to Avoid a Debacle Like Daytona

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Back in February drivers and fans alike called for change when Daytona 500 qualifying went horribly, horribly wrong. When NASCAR returns to a restrictor plate track, drivers will get the change they wanted. Gone will be wrecks like this, and back, in theory, will be a focus on individual speeds and safety. I know what …

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Drivers Prevail: NASCAR Changes Qualifying Format for Daytona, Talladega

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Drivers spoke and NASCAR listened. NASCAR will no longer allow multiple cars to run together during qualifying at Daytona International Speedway and Talladega Superspeedway, series officials announced today. The format change comes less than two months after drivers criticized the group qualifying format following trials for the Feb. 22 Daytona 500. After being involved in …

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Joey Logano, Ford Power Through Toyotas in 2015 Kroger 250 at Martinsville

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Last season, Brad Keselowski won at a short track and become the 25th driver to win at least one race in the NASCAR Sprint Cup, Xfinity, and Truck series. In the first short-track race of 2015, Joey Logano did the same. Logano used a daring move on the final restart to go from third to …

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Joey Logano Claims 2nd Pole of 2015 at Martinsville

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No matter the type of track, Team Penske keeps finding ways to shine. A week after teammate Brad Keselowski’s win at Auto Club Speedway, Joey Logano ran a 19.232-second lap to claim the pole for Sunday’s STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway, Logano’s second pole of the season. Following Logano was Richard Childress Racing’s Ryan Newman, …

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Cole Custer Paces 2015 Kroger 250 Practice at Martinsville

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In the first practice for one of the youngest Camping World Truck Series fields ever at Martinsville Speedway, the series’ youngest winner topped the charts, Cole Custer, now 17, put up a blazing 19.711-second lap to top the only Camping World Truck Series practice on Friday (March 27). Custer, who won last season at New …

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Ryan Newman Tops Rain-Delayed 2015 STP 500 Practice at Martinsville

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While one Richard Childress Racing teammate struggled, the other was the quickest on the track. Ryan Newman ran a lap time of 19.355 seconds to top the charts for the Sprint Cup Series’ lone Friday practice session. He was joined by RCR affiliates AJ Allmendinger and Martin Truex Jr. in second and fifth, along with Hendrick Motorsports …

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Team Xtreme Racing Withdraws From Martinsville, Worker Reports Unpaid Work on Reddit

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The problems for Team Xtreme Racing extend beyond the owner. A worker for the team, which competes in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series with the No. 44 Chevrolet, took to Reddit to accuse team owner John Cohen of going two weeks without paying his employees’ salaries. Using the name Daegoba, the worker indicated that this problem is not …

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