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Rumors of Carl Edwards’ Move to Joe Gibbs Racing Continue to Heat Up

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Changes may be taking place at Joe Gibbs Racing in preparation for the addition of a fourth team with Carl Edwards behind the wheel in 2015. According to a report from, speculation is that Darian Grubb, Denny Hamlin‘s current crew chief who is currently suspended for rules violations, may be sent to head up …

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Five Points to Ponder: Martin’s Impact, The Glen, and Looking Ahead to ‘15

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ONE: Will Dale Earnhardt, Jr. remain strong this season? Fresh off the No. 88 team’s sweep of Pocono, Dale Earnhardt, Jr. and outgoing crew chief, Steve Letarte seem to be “firing on all eight cylinders” as Junior stated after their victory at the 400 at Pocono Raceway on Sunday. But the question remains, with …

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Five Points to Ponder: Rookie Magic Turned Tricky Triangle

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ONE: What Does a Fifth Brickyard Victory Mean for Jeff Gordon? After winning four NASCAR Sprint Cup championships, 90 career victories (third all-time), 445 top-10 finishes, three Daytona 500 victories and now a fifth career win at Indianapolis Motor Speedway (the most all-time on the oval at IMS), what does the win on Sunday really …

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Changes and Notes for 1-800-Car-Cash Mudsummer Classic This Wednesday Night

John Hunter Nemechek confirmed to via Twitter on Monday, the 17 year-old driver will have sponsorship from the MD Anderson Cancer Center at the University of Texas on his No. 8 Toyota Tundra for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race on dirt at Eldora Speedway this Wednesday night. Nemechek is currently 24th in …

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NASCAR Sees TV Viewership on the Decline

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According to data collected by Sports Media Watch,  no NASCAR events have made the list of the top 50 sporting events this year for TV viewership, including this year’s Daytona 500 won by Dale Earnhardt, Jr., which only saw 9.3 million viewers. Among the top 50, at the halfway point of the year, the Winter …

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After Victory for the No. 43, Richard Petty Motorsports to Remain with Ford

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Aric Almirola’s historic victory at Daytona on a rain-shortened Sunday for the Coke Zero 400 was monumental for more reasons than securing the No. 43’s first Sprint Cup victory since 1999. The win also was the third in a row for Ford, a manufacturer that had its struggles with speed earlier this season. Getting the …

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