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Go Green Racing Picks Up Sponsorship for 2015 Spongebob Squarepants 400 at Kansas

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After an impressive fifth-place run in the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Talladega last weekend, Joey Gase takes his talents to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series where he will drive the No. 32 Go Green Racing Ford in this weekend’s SpongeBob SquarePants 400 at Kansas Speedway. The team had been searching for sponsorship to race in …

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Jeff Gordon Takes Pole for 2015 GEICO 500 at Talladega

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It came down to the last car in qualifying, but on Saturday there was no doubt who was the fastest car in Talladega. Jeff Gordon‘s No. 24 Chevrolet set a blistering time of 194.793 mph to take the pole for Sunday’s GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. It’s Gordon’s 80th career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series pole …

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Austin Dillon Takes Pole for 2015 Winn-Dixie 300 at Talladega

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Richard Childress Racing’s superspeedway program has been stout since the days of the great Dale Earnhardt. Well, on Saturday the organization continued that dominance by taking the front row for Saturday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series’ Winn-Dixie 300 at Talladega Superspeedway. Austin Dillon won the pole for the Winn-Dixie 300 at a speed of 180.540 mph. It’s …

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Erik Jones Named as Driver of Cup Series No. 18 Starting at Kansas

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It’s official: he’s here. Joe Gibbs Racing announced Thursday that 18-year-old development driver Erik Jones will drive the No. 18 M&M’s Toyota starting with next weekend’s SpongeBob Squarepants 400 at Kansas Speedway. It has been speculated for weeks that Jones would take over after David Ragan‘s stint in the car. Ragan has been subbing for …

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13 Teams Take Part in Test at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

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13 teams took part in an open test at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Wednesday after several teams participated in a two-day tire test at the facility on Monday and Tuesday. The 13 teams that participated in the test included Jeff Gordon (Hendrick Motorsports), Kevin Harvick (Stewart-Haas Racing), Ryan Blaney (Wood Brothers Racing), Clint Bowyer (Michael …

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Michael Waltrip to Race No. 55 Toyota at Talladega

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Michael Waltrip Racing has announced that co-owner Michael Waltrip will race the No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota in next weekend’s Geico 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. Waltrip drove the season opening Daytona 500 in the No. 55 Toyota and finished in the 26th position. The announcement means that 22-year-old driver Brett Moffitt will be on the …

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Tommy Baldwin Racing Announces Sponsorship for Richmond

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Tommy Baldwin Racing announced sponsorship for this weekend’s Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway. DOC 360 will adorn Alex Bowman‘s No. 7 Chevrolet SS this weekend at Richmond. According to the team release, DOC 360 is “a growing soft drink brand that is known for its distinct taste [that] is aligned perfectly with up-and-coming …

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The Pete Store Returns to Front Row Motorsports’ No. 38 at Richmond

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The Pete Store, the largest privately owned Peterbilt dealer in the United States has reached a multi-race agreement to sponsor David Gilliland and the No. 38 Front Row Motorsports Ford, beginning with this weekend at Richmond International Raceway. The truck dealer is the provider of the race haulers for the organization and has 12 locations …

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NASCAR Announces New Rule Changes

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On Wednesday NASCAR announced new rule changes to the NASCAR Sprint Cup, Xfinity and Camping World Truck series, effective immediately. According to NBC Sports, NASCAR issued a bulletin to teams regarding several different things. Among the changes are that NASCAR requires drivers, crew chiefs and spotters to have radio communication on the same frequency. Also …

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Did You Notice? NASCAR Fans are the Best in All of Sports

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Did You Notice? The way the NASCAR community rallied around the late Steve Byrnes this weekend at Bristol? There were signs on pit road, symbols all over the racetrack and Bristol Motor Speedway even named the race after him. Sunday’s race was the Food City 500 in Support of Steve Byrnes and Stand Up To Cancer. …

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Premium Motorsports, Brendan Gaughan Announce New Sponsor for Bristol

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Premium Motorsports has announced the team has partnered with Vydox Plus for this Sunday’s Food City 500 in support of Steve Byrnes at Bristol Motor Speedway. The company, which has been endorsed by PGA tour winner Brian Gay, former British Open Champion Mark Calcavecchia and 2013 Senion PGA Charles Schwab Cup winner Kenny Perry, has …

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Michael Annett Has PhilMor on Car at Bristol

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Des Moines, Iowa’s Michael Annett and his family owned Pilot/Flying J Travel Centers has announced that the company will debut its PhilMor travel mug on the No. 46 HScott Motorsports Chevrolet this weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway. The PhilMor travel mug is available in two sizes, 20 and 24 ounces, and they are $1.99 each …

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