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Great Clips Extends Contract with Kasey Kahne, Hendrick Motorsports

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Hendrick Motorsports announced today sponsor Great Clips has extended its contract through 2018 with the organization and Kasey Kahne. Great Clips will be the primary sponsor of Kahne’s No. 5 for ten races in both 2017 and 2018, continuing a five-year relationship. When the partnership originated, Great Clips was on board for three races each …

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Entry List: New England 300

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will compete at New Hampshire Motor Speedway for the second time this season on Sunday in the second race in the Round of 16 of the Chase for the Sprint Cup. As of Monday, there are 40 cars entered, meaning all will make the race, barring any entry list updates. …

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Entry List: VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300

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The NASCAR XFINITY Series returns to Kentucky Speedway this weekend for the first race of its inaugural Chase for the Championship. As of Monday, there are 39 cars entered, meaning all will make Saturday night’s race, barring any entry list updates (though the Nos. 77 and 97 of Obaika Racing are currently not entered). Sam …

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Entry List: UNOH 175

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The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series makes its annual stop at New Hampshire Motor Speedway this weekend and will kick-off the Chase for the Championship. As of Monday, there are 32 trucks entered, meaning all will make the race, barring any entry list updates. Canadian Stewart Friesen will compete in his third Truck Series race …

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Drew Blickensderfer Named as New Crew Chief for Aric Almirola

(Photo: Mike Neff)

Richard Petty Motorsports announced today that team R&D Director Drew Blickensderfer will take over as crew chief for Aric Almirola. Former crew chief Trent Owens has been reassigned within the company. “We are continuing to analyze every part of our organizations and make adjustments where needed,” RPM CEO Brian Moffitt said. “We’ve made significant investments …

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