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Kyle Busch, Matt Kenseth Among Drivers and Teams Penalized After Bristol

Kyle Busch, Matt Kenseth and Denny Hamlin compare notes before the Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway

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NASCAR issued warnings to 11 teams following the 2015 Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway. Joe Gibbs Racing teammates Kyle Busch and Matt Kenseth will lose 15 minutes of practice time for next Sunday’s race due to multiple infractions during inspection. Busch’s team failed pre-race inspection four times and Kenseth’s team failed pre-race inspection …

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Premium Motorsports Officially Completes Purchase of Phil Parsons Racing

2015 Pocono Cup Josh Wise Car Credit Anthony Lumbis Sr.

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Jay Robinson purchased Phil Parsons Racing to fall under his Premium Motorsports umbrella earlier this year, and now the longtime owner is discussing how it went down. Originally a two-car operation between the No. 62 and No. 66 vehicles, the team planned to run Brendan Gaughan for the full season, with the exception of the Daytona 500, which …

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Premium Motorsports Docked for Indy Weight Loss

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When is it a bad thing to lose weight? When it causes a caution in NASCAR. Timmy Hill’s No. 98 Premium Motorsports Sprint Cup team was penalized on Wednesday for such an infraction that occurred during practice for last weekend’s race at Indianapolis. During practice, an unsecured piece of tungsten weight fell off Hill’s car, which …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Chris Buescher Setting Standards High at Roush Fenway Racing

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Ford has struck gold once again. For the first time since Carl Edwards joined the Ford banner in 2002, the Blue Oval has found a driver that is extremely unique. Fast, furious and focused is how Chris Buescher is behind the wheel. With the right driver/crew chief combination, the Texas native has excelled in the NASCAR …

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Tracking the Trucks: Hyundai Construction Equipment 200

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In a Nutshell: Matt Crafton made a statement in the Truck Series’ return to Atlanta Motor Speedway after a two-year hiatus. He took the checkered flag 8.752 seconds ahead of Ty Dillon to win the Hyundai Construction Equipment 200 Saturday evening. Crafton led twice for a race-high 85 laps en route to his first win …

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Timmy Hill Gets Make Motorsports Truck Ride at Atlanta

Timmy Hill will return to the ranks of NASCAR this weekend. After filling in during XFINITY Series practice last weekend at Daytona, splitting the ride with Derek White, Hill announced that he will drive the No. 1 Make Motorsports Chevrolet in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Hill announced the …

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The Big 6: Questions Answered After the 2014 Sylvania 300 at Loudon

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Looking for the Who, What, When, Where, Why and How behind Sunday’s race? Amy Henderson has you covered each week with the answers to six race -day questions, covering all five Ws and even the H… the Big Six. Who… gets my shoutout of the race? Despite a seemingly endless string of problems for the …

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Did You Notice? … NASCAR Talent: Then And Now

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Did You Notice? … How hard it is to gain a foothold in this sport? More than ever, talented drivers find themselves inside a shrinking window of opportunity. The number of available rides has shrunk, combined with the funding now necessary to pair them within a top-tier organization. Having cash on hand and helping bridge …

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