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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Not Expected to Make NCWTS Debut This Year

Dale Earnhardt Jr.

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. has numerous starts – and victories – in both the NASCAR Xfinity and Sprint Cup series. However, the 40-year-old veteran still has not run in one of the sport’s other top three divisions, Camping World Trucks. This year, JR Motorsports announced a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series team that will compete in only …

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Kyle Busch Cleared For Racing Beginning This Weekend at Charlotte

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Kyle Busch announced some exciting news early Tuesday morning. The driver, who has been sidelined since his accident at Daytona International Speedway in February, has been cleared to race in the Sprint All-Star race beginning this weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Busch’s announcement was accompanied by a tweet, one that included a video promoting his …

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ARCA Veteran Will Kimmel to Attempt NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Debut

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There will be a new face behind the wheel of Go FAS Racing’s No. 32 Ford at Kentucky Speedway in July. Will Kimmel, a veteran racer from the ARCA Racing Series, will be attempting his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series debut when the division hits the 1.5-mile track on July 11. After being approached earlier in the year by …

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Jimmie Johnson Steals 3rd Win of 2015 Season in Spongebob Squarepants 400 at Kansas

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For much of the Spongebob Squarepants 400 at Kansas Speedway, it looked as if the race would be decided between Kevin Harvick, Martin Truex Jr. and Kyle Larson. However, after a nearly 2.5-hour rain delay, a late-race caution and a gutsy call, Jimmie Johnson drove his way to victory lane for the third time at Kansas …

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AJ Allmendinger Secures 5-Year Deal with JTG Daugherty Racing

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AJ Allmendinger, driver of the No. 47 car for JTG Daugherty Racing in the Sprint Cup Series, will not have to worry about finding a ride for quite some time. Announced Saturday at Kansas Speedway, Allmendinger has agreed to a five-year extension of his contract, putting him in the No. 47 car until the 2020 …

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Joey Logano Wins 4th Pole of Season for 2015 Spongebob Squarepants 400 at Kansas

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It’s nice to be yellow in Kansas Speedway. For the Spongebob Squarepants 400 at Kansas Speedway, Joey Logano’s yellow No. 22 Ford posted a lap of 28.067 seconds (192.397 mph) to win his fourth pole of 2015 and first at Kansas. “We kind of swung for the fence there on the last round and the …

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Kevin Harvick, Erik Jones Quickest in 2015 Spongebob Squarepants 400 Practices at Kansas

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The 1.5-mile tracks have been Kevin Harvick‘s strong suit since he joined Stewart-Haas Racing last year. This season has been no different for the reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion. Harvick was quickest in the first practice session of the day at Kansas Speedway, with a time of 28.306 seconds. His momentum continued to Happy Hour …

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Fire Erupts at Leavine Family Racing Shop

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A fire erupted throughout the back portion of Leavine Family Racing’s shop on Friday morning. Located in Concord, N.C., the blaze started at approximately 7 a.m., with firefighters from Concord and Harrisburg putting under control within an hour and a half, according to WSOC-TV. According to Motorsport.com, cars were damaged in the fire, but the …

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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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Richard Childress Racing Loses Final Appeal, Luke Lambert Suspended

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Richard Childress Racing’s appeal? Denied. On Wednesday, RCR met with NASCAR officials for their final appeal against the penalties imposed against the No. 31 Sprint Cup team. The hearing took place at the NASCAR R&D Center in Concord, N.C. Final Appeals Officer Bryan Moss upheld the penalties, officially putting crew chief Luke Lambert under suspension …

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Richard Childress Racing Strengthen Pit-Road Safety Guidelines Following Fires

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Richard Childress Racing are improving their personal pit road safety guidelines – this after two pit road fires that have hit the team in the few weeks. The team announced on NASCAR Talk that it has changed its pit road safety guidelines after two fires in the last two weeks—one in the NXS race at Richmond and …

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Kevin Harvick Running Throwback Budweiser Scheme at Southern 500

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There will be a slightly different look for the No. 4 when the Southern 500 rolls around. Stewart-Haas Racing and Budweiser today (May 6) unveiled a throwback paint scheme for Kevin Harvick on Wednesday at the NASCAR Hall of Fame. The gold scheme, which will be raced at Darlington during the Bojangles Southern 500 in …

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