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Stewart-Haas Racing Looking to Improve in 2015

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Earning a championship is at the top of the wish list for every team entering a fresh season. For Stewart-Haas Racing, the organization is set to repeat as champions with Kevin Harvick and the No. 4 team. However, with two teams missing the Chase, there is room for improvement throughout the four-car organization. With multiple adjustments …

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Chemistry the Key to Joe Gibbs Racing’s New Dynasty

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Joe Gibbs Racing has completed a makeover – and no, we aren’t talking about paint schemes either. Within the Toyota organization, crew chief swapping was of the essence over the off-season, and adding a fourth car played a key role in creating a new atmosphere within the team. Chemistry was the key missing ingredient to Gibbs …

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HScott Motorsports Adds Michael Annett to 2015 Lineup, Brandt Reups with Justin Allgaier

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Following his rookie season with Tommy Baldwin Racing, Michael Annett is on the move. HScott Motorsports has signed the 28-year-old NASCAR Sprint Cup Series sophomore to drive an as a teammate to Justin Allgaier for the Chevrolet organization. In addition, the team has also created a technical alliance with Stewart-Haas Racing, which is going to …

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Brett Moffitt to Race Atlanta for Michael Waltrip Racing

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Michael Waltrip Racing has announced Brett Moffitt will fill in for Brian Vickers in the No. 55 Toyota Camry at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Driving the second event of the year, the 22-year-old will run his eighth NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event. “Brett has been working with our team for a couple of years, and we would …

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2015 Drive for Diversity Class Announced: Kenzie Ruston, Dylan Smith, More

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During the first day of the NASCAR Media Tour, Rev Racing announced its new lineup for the Drive for Diversity program. With four new drivers entering their stable for 2015, the organization is looking to continue bringing success to young drivers, similar to what has been seen with graduates Kyle Larson, Darrell Wallace, Jr. and …

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Brian France Kicks Off 2015 with State of the Sport Address

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NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France addressed the media early Monday afternoon with his State of the Sport address. While last year’s announcement was rife with change, particularly with the sport’s playoff system 2015 appeared to toe the line of “status quo.” One year after a radical Chase realignment, the success of the playoff’s first year means …

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Erik Jones to Run 10 XFINITY Races for Joe Gibbs Racing

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Erik Jones will have a full plate in 2015. Besides running the entire NASCAR Camping World Truck Series slate with Kyle Busch Motorsports in the No. 4 Toyota Tundra, the 18-year-old will run at least 10 events in the NASCAR Xfinity Series with Joe Gibbs Racing. Running the No. 20 Toyota, Jones the four-time Truck Series …

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Bobby Labonte to Race Plate Events for Go FAS Racing

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Former NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Bobby Labonte ran a severely limited schedule in 2014, but will be running at least four events in 2015. Go FAS Racing has signed the 21-time Cup Series winner to pilot the No. 32 C&J Energy Services Ford in each of the four restrictor plate races. “I’m excited for the opportunity …

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