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Death Wish Coffee to Sponsor Ty Dillon at Dover

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Richard Childress Racing announced on Wednesday that they reached a deal that will see Death Wish Coffee, a Round Lake, N.Y.-based brand of coffee, serve as the primary sponsor of the No. 95 Chevrolet of Ty Dillon that will run under the banner of Circle Sport-Leavine Family Racing at Dover in October. …

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Pace Laps: Chris Buescher Gaining Momentum, Elliott Sadler’s Big Win and Camping World Chaos in Canada

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Sprint Cup: And Then There was One – Chris Buescher can officially prepare himself for one of the most stressful nights of his racing career, as he’ll attempt to race his way into the 2016 Sprint Cup Series Chase for the Championship next weekend. Stealing the victory last month at Pocono …

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Magnus Racing Disputes VIR Exclusion

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Last weekend, Magnus Racing‘s No. 44 Audi R8 LMS GT3 of Andy Lally and John Potter finished third in GT Daytona in the Michelin GT Challenge at VIR.  However, in post-race inspection, the No. 44 was found to have violated IMSA’s ride height regulations and as a result, was excluded …

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WeatherTech Racing to Field PWC Entries in Final Two Events

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A little over two weeks ago, Alex Job Racing announced the withdrawal of the No. 22 WeatherTech Racing Porsche from the remainder of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, citing issues with Balance of Performance (BoP) that they believe renders the Porsche uncompetitive in the GT Daytona class.  At the time, …

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Brad Keselowski Docked 10 Points for Failing Post-Race Laser Inspection

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On Wednesday, NASCAR released their weekly penalty report.  It contained a wide assortment of warnings, but one graded penalty as well. Brad Keselowski‘s No. 2 Miller Lite Ford flunked the post-race laser inspection on Sunday at Michigan.  It is a penalty that has happened multiple times recently. NASCAR ended up assessing the …

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Betty Jane France Dies

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Early Tuesday morning, NASCAR announced that Betty Jane France, the widow of former NASCAR CEO Bill France, Jr. and the mother of current CEO Brian France, died on Monday after an illness. Prior to her death, France served as the executive vp and treasurer of NASCAR.  Additionally, she was the chairwoman …

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Corvette Racing Dominates Michelin GT Challenge at VIR

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On Sunday afternoon, the sun was back out and the brand-new pavement was baking at Virginia International Raceway.  21 cars took the green flag for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s Michelin GT Challenge at VIR, but one team was in control from the drop of the green flag. Corvette Racing swept …

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Pace Laps: Sieg Looking for Chase Spot, Moffitt’s Big Win and Pagenaud’s Title Hopes

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Sprint Cup Series: Youth Makes A Comeback – Much of the NASCAR season has been focused on when there will be a “changing of the guard.” 45-year-old Tony Stewart is retiring, 45-year-old Jeff Gordon has already done so but is filling in for fellow 40-something Dale Earnhardt, Jr. during his concussion recovery. …

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