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Hendrick Motorsports Withdraws Appeal of No. 9 Penalties from ISM Raceway


(Photo: Matthew T. Thacker/NKP)

Hendrick Motorsports announced Monday (March 19) it has withdrawn its appeal of the penalties handed out to the No. 9 team after last weekend’s race at the ISM Raceway. The No. 9 team driven by Chase Elliott violated section 20.14.2 of the rule book, which involves rear suspension and trailing arm angles/pinion angle shims. According …

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Landon Cassill to Drive for StarCom Racing at Martinsville and Texas

Landon Cassill Bank Of America 500 2015 Charlotte Cup Mike Neff

Landon Cassill has a ride after starting the 2018 NASCAR season on the sidelines. The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series veteran has been named to drive the No. 00 Chevrolet for StarCom Racing this weekend at Martinsville Speedway. The announcement comes after Jeffrey Earnhardt announced via Facebook Sunday night he’s parted ways with the team after …

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NASCAR Adjusts the Inspection Process Starting at Martinsville

2015 Charlotte I Cup Ryan Blaney Inspection Credit Amy Henderson

(Photo: Amy Henderson, Frontstretch)

Friday at Auto Club Speedway, pre-qualifying inspection issues hit 13 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series cars. It took just three days for the outcry to turn toward the sanctioning body making serious changes to NASCAR inspection. Series officials announced Monday they’ll be adjusting the MENCS inspection process ahead of this weekend’s race at Martinsville Speedway. …

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Entry List: 2018 Alpha Energy Solutions 250

2017 Martinsville Trucks Zach Catanzareti Matt Crafton

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

NASCAR’s Camping World Truck Series returns to action this weekend at Martinsville Speedway after two off weekends.  36 trucks make up the entry list for Saturday’s race, with several changes in store since the last event at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Todd Gilliland might be the biggest new name on the list; the rookie will make …

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Entry List: 2018 STP 500

2017 Martinsville Cup Zach Catanzareti Denny Hamlin

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

After the three-race “West Coast Swing,” the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads back east this weekend to Martinsville Speedway. The first short track race of the season, the STP 500, has a preliminary entry list of 38 cars this week. That’s the most for MENCS since the season-opening Daytona 500. Jeffrey Earnhardt is listed …

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Entry List: 2018 Auto Club 400

2017 Fontana Cup Kyle Larson Martin Truex Jr Racing Barry Cantrell Nkp

(Photo: Barry Cantrell / NKP)

This weekend, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California for the final race of the “West Coast Swing.” 37 cars make up this week’s entry list, meaning once again, everyone who shows up will qualify for the race. Not much has changed on this week’s list. The …

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Entry List: 2018 California 300

2017 Fontana Nxs Pack Racing Nigel Kinrade Nkp

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade / NKP)

The NASCAR XFINITY Series closes out the “West Coast Swing” this weekend at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California.  40 entries make up this week’s entry list, meaning everyone will qualify for the race. Austin Dillon will return to the No. 3 car for Richard Childress Racing after his brother Ty Dillon was behind …

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Austin Dillon and Team Celebrate with Tattoos After Daytona 500 Win

Monster Energy Nascar Cup Series Daytona 500 Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, Fl Usa Sunday 11 February 2018 Austin Dillon, Richard Childress Racing, Dow Chevrolet Camaro World Copyright: Nigel Kinrade Nkp

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade/NKP)

After winning the biggest race of his life on Sunday, Austin Dillon and his team decided to celebrate the Daytona 500 win in a unique way by getting tattoos on their backsides.  According to Dillon, his tattoo includes the Daytona 500 logo with the word “champ” below it. “You’ll never be able to see it,” …

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Andy Lally to Race for Mario Gosselin in 3 XFINITY Races

2016 Mid Ohio Nxs Andy Lally Car Barry Cantrell Nkp

(Photo: Barry Cantrell/NKP)

Road-racing ace Andy Lally announced on his Twitter and Instagram pages Monday (Feb. 12) that he will run three races in the XFINITY Series this season for Mario Gosselin. Lally will drive the No. 90 Chevrolet at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Road America and the Charlotte Motor Speedway roval. Lally also confirmed he is seeking sponsorship …

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