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Cole Whitt, Front Row Motorsports Announce 2-Race Sponsor

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Front Row Motorsports and Cole Whitt announced a new primary sponsor on Tuesday. Tweaker Energy Shot will adorn the hood of Whitt’s No. 35 Ford this weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway and again at Watkins Glen International in the summer. This will be Tweaker’s first primary sponsorship in the Sprint Cup Series, and the Dallas-based …

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Circle Sport Penalties From Fontana Reduced on Appeal

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On Tuesday, the National Motorsports Appeal Panel met at the NASCAR R&D Center to hear the appeal brought forth by Circle Sport owner Joe Falk against penalties levied against the team following the Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway. At the time, the inspectors discovered multiple infractions in opening regarding the installation of the …

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Dover International Speedway, Autism Speaks & FedEx Announce Extension

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Dover International Speedway and Autism Speaks announced a renewed partnership with Fedex. The Sprint Cup Series race on May 31, 2015 will be named as the “FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks.” “We couldn’t be happier to have FedEx back on board as title sponsor for our spring NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event,” said Michael Tatoian, …

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Estes Express Joins BK Racing & Jeb Burton

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BK Racing announced Monday a partnership with Estes Express for the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. The partnership will involve the No. 26 Toyota that is driven by Sprint Cup rookie contender Jeb Burton. The partnership will begin next weekend at the Richmond International Speedway. The moving company served as a NASCAR sponsor for …

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Entry List: 2015 Food City 500 at Bristol

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When the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series returns to the “Last Great Colosseum” this weekend, they’ll have 45 gladiators ready for battle. NASCAR released the entry list for the April 19 Food City 500 in Support of Steve Byrnes and Stand Up To Cancer at Bristol Motor Speedway earlier today. The list includes 45 entrants, meaning that …

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Jimmie Johnson Scores 5th Texas Win in 2015 Duck Commander 500

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Jimmie Johnson scored his second win of the season when he held off a hard-charging Kevin Harvick and teammate Dale Earnhardt Jr. to win the Duck Commander 500 Saturday night at Texas Motor Speedway. The driver of the No. 48 Chevrolet led nine times for a race-high 128 laps en route to his fifth career …

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Kurt Busch Wins 2nd Pole of 2015 for Duck Commander 500 at Texas

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For the second time in three races, Kurt Busch will lead a Stewart-Haas Racing front row to the green flag for Saturday night’s Duck Commander 500. With a lap of 193.847 mph, the driver of the No. 41 Chevrolet scored his second pole in four races since he returned the the track. The pole is …

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Kasey Kahne, Jimmie Johnson Top Final 2015 Duck Commander 500 Practice at Texas

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Hendrick Motorsports swept the top two spots and put three of its four drivers in the top 10 during the final practice session for Saturday night’s Duck Commander 500. Kasey Kahne and Jimmie Johnson topped the leaderboard, running 1-2 as the only drivers to break the 190-mph mark. Jamie McMurray ran third quickest, followed by …

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Martin Truex Jr. Tops 1st 2015 Duck Commander 500 Practice Session at Texas

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The Sprint Cup Series took to Texas Motor Speedway for the first of two practices today. The 90-minute session saw Martin Truex Jr. top the leaderboard with his first lap and hold on as one of only two drivers to break the 190-mph mark with a 191.096-mph lap. Kasey Kahne came in second with a …

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Maxwell House, Michael Waltrip Racing Announce 6-Race Partnership

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Michael Waltrip Racing and Maxwell House announced a six-race partnership at Texas Motor Speedway this morning. The sponsorship begins with the Pennsylvania 400 at Pocono Raceway August 2, and the Maxwell House colors will adorn Clint Bowyer‘s No. 15 Toyota at Watkins Glen, Martinsville and Texas Motor Speedway. “Maxwell House is a well-respected brand and …

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Carl Edwards, STANLEY Unveil Special Paint Scheme for Texas

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Carl Edwards and STANLEY got together with the Ace Hardware Foundation and the Children’s Miracle Network this morning to unveil a special paint scheme for the No. 19 Toyota for Saturday night’s Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. The scheme, which features the names of children – one from each state – that are …

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NASCAR Announces 2015 All-Star Race Rules Package

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NASCAR announced on Wednesday the format for the 2015 NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race to be held at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 16th. Headlining the announcement was an increase in the lap count, jumping from 90 to 110 by increasing each of the first four segments by five laps. The final segment will once again …

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