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Chip Ganassi Racing Makes Changes to Kyle Larson’s Pit Crew

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The pit crew of the No. 42 car will have a different look at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. According to PitTalks, four members from Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates have been reassigned from Kyle Larson‘s team. Chris McMullen, Doug Riepe, Mark Jannsen and Terry Dennis have been given the option to join one of the …

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Kyle Larson Leads Friday Las Vegas Cup Practice

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The intermediate tracks fell right into Kyle Larson‘s hands during his rookie season, and that continued Friday, with Larson setting the pace during the first practice session for the Sprint Cup Series at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Friday afternoon (March 6). Running a speed of 191.646 mph at 28.177 seconds, Larson’s Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates …

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Did You Notice? … The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

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Did You Notice? … Two races into 2014, Kevin Harvick is the only Stewart-Haas Racing car with either a top-5 or top-10 finish? SHR’s struggle has been notable as Tony Stewart was off the pace at Atlanta, uncompetitive long before getting caught up in a mid-race accident. Regan Smith has run admirably, keeping the No. 41 …

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Who’s Hot and Who’s Not In Sprint Cup: Las Vegas Edition

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Now that we are two races into the NASCAR season, we can’t say something is a trend, but what we can say is that it after two races the drivers who are off to good starts aren’t going to give them back. And the drivers who are off to slow starts don’t like where they …

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Dylan Kwasniewski’s Plans Remain Unknown for 2015

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Restructuring at HScott Motorsports with Chip Ganassi, formerly known as Turner Scott Motorsports, has left one driver without a ride for the 2015 season. Dylan Kwasniewski, who raced the No. 31 car full-time in 2014, is not scheduled to race this season. Following a year that consisted of three top 10s and four DNFs caused by …

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Eyes on XFINITY: Brennan Poole Ready to Succeed in Maiden Season

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Close but no cigar. At Pocono Raceway on Aug. 1, the clouds hovered over the 2.5-mile triangle as the ARCA Series attempted to beat out the rain. That it did; however, the dominant driver on the day lost a tough battle at the end due to pit strategy. Brennan Poole walked in the ARCA garage …

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Four Burning Questions at Atlanta: New Rules & Standout Substitutes

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The 2015 Daytona 500 is finally in the books, and with its conclusion comes the real start of the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. The superspeedway-style racing inherent to Daytona is a unique style of racing with unique challenges that simply are not shared by the bulk of tracks on the Sprint Cup circuit. The …

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Kyle Larson Wins Thursday Daytona 500 Practice By Beating 4 Other Cars

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So, about that final Daytona 500 practice before the Budweiser Duels…. In Thursday morning’s practice session, the fifth total for the Sprint Cup Series at Daytona for Sunday’s race, only four cars participated in total, with Kyle Larson coming out on top. Larson ran a speed of 192.70 mph to top the practice chart. He was joined …

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NASCAR Sprint Cup Power Rankings: Pre-Season Top 15

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We are only days away from the official start of the 2015 NASCAR season. A lot has changed since Kevin Harvick hoisted the championship trophy at Homestead in November, including drivers, teams, crews and more. Pair all of those unknowns with some rules changes and the storylines are endless. No preseason testing means the drivers …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: 2015 Sprint Unlimited at Daytona

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Who’s In The Headline – Matt Kenseth added another notch to his Daytona belt. The two-time 500 champ wrestled the lead away from Martin Truex Jr. on lap 56 and took control of NASCAR’s season-opening exhibition race, the Sprint Unlimited. Kenseth did his best rolling chicane maneuvers over the final 19 circuits of the event, successfully …

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Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Looking For More

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The 2015 NASCAR season hasn’t even started yet, but Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates has already been celebrating. The team won the Rolex 24 at Daytona last weekend with drivers Jamie McMurray, Kyle Larson, Scott Dixon and Tony Kanaan. It was a record sixth Rolex win for Ganassi and Sabates, and it also entered …

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Turner Scott Motorsports Morphs Into Two Joint Ventures

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It appears that the spat between Harry Scott, Jr. and Steve Turner that threw much of the 2014 season up in the air is now over.  Turner is now out of the picture, but Scott still needed some cooperation in order to continue running the operation. In two separate announcements on Thursday, the future of …

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