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Cale Conley Out at TriStar Motorsports

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Another young driver will be sidelined due to lack of sponsorship this season: Cale Conley. Godfather Motorsports reports that Conley, 23, won’t drive the No. 14 TriStar Motorsports Toyota at the final three Xfinity Series races of the season, citing lack of funds. Iraq & Afghanistan Veterans of America had sponsored the car in 28 of 30 races …

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Justin Allgaier to Join JR Motorsports in 2016

Justin Allgaier, driver of the No. 51 Brandy Chevrolet, in the garage at New Hampshire Motor Speedway

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Another domino fell in NASCAR Silly Season Wednesday with Justin Allgaier, sponsor BRANDT and JR Motorsports announcing a multi-year partnership as originally rumored. Allgaier will take over the reins of the No. 7 Chevrolet Camaro in the Xfinity Series starting at Daytona in 2016. The ride had previously been wheeled by veteran Regan Smith, who …

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5 Points to Ponder: NASCAR’s Mid-Race Rules Swap and Red-Hot Logano

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ONE: Joey Logano Sweeps the Contender Round Heading into the Chase, it was clear only one driver stood a real chance at stealing a title away from red-hot Joe Gibbs Racing: Joey Logano. The Team Penske driver won two of the final five races during the regular season and slotted in fourth when the Chase …

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BK Racing, JJ Yeley Adds Talladega Sponsor in Adirondack Tree Surgeons

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Say what you want about BK Racing, but you can’t deny that they’ve brought an influx of new sponsors into the sport. MAXIM. Estes. Dustless Blasting. This weekend, they’ll bring another company to the track: Adirondack Tree Surgeons. The company, a Gansevoort, N.Y. business that provides tree removal and other services, will sponsor JJ Yeley’s …

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Lira Motorsports to Attempt Homestead Truck Race

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The Camping World Truck Series will get a boost in its entry list count at Homestead Miami Speedway in November, with an ARCA Racing Series team sending two entries to attempt the race. Lira Motorsports, a race-winning ARCA team, will enter two trucks in the Ford EcoBoost 200 on Nov. 20. Kyle Weatherman and David …

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Andy Seuss to Attempt 2015 Fred’s 250 at Talladega

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2015 NASCAR Southern Whelen Modified Champion Andy Seuss will attempt his Camping World Truck Series debut this weekend at Talladega Superspeedway, driving the No. 28 Chevrolet for FDNY Racing. Seuss, a Hampstead, New Hampshire, native, will attempt the Fred’s 250 with sponsorship from Cancer Wellness TV. While this will be Seuss’s first national series start …

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Travis Kvapil, MAKE Motorsports Add Talladega Sponsor

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Talladega is a sponsor’s dream, with tight packs and an even playing field allowing for multiple companies to be shown on television screens at once. Camping World Truck Series team MAKE Motorsports announced a partnership with one such company for the upcoming race at the 2.66-mile superspeedway. Bad Boy Mowers Inc. will sponsor the No. …

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Sponsors PEAK, BlueDEF Following Clint Bowyer to HScott Motorsports for 2016

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Clint Bowyer will bring another set of sponsors with him when he moves to HScott Motorsports in 2016. PEAK Antifreeze & Motor Oil and BlueDEF Diesel Exhaust Fluid will join Bowyer at HSM when the green flag flies on the new season during Speedweeks at Daytona International Speedway. The brands will serve as an associate …

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Stewart-Haas Racing Re-Signs Kurt Busch, Adds Sponsor Monster Energy for 2016

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Stewart-Haas Racing announced not only a multi-year contract extension for driver Kurt Busch on Wednesday but also a new primary sponsor for the No. 41. Monster Energy, a longtime Busch partner, will adorn his Chevrolet SS as co-primary sponsor with Haas Automation for 35 races and as primary sponsor for one race in 2016. The …

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NASCAR Penalizes 11 Teams After Charlotte

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NASCAR penalized 11 teams Wednesday and had one previously assessed penalty reduced by the National Motorsports Appeals Panel. On the Sprint Cup side, 10 teams were penalized, including two on multiple counts. The No. 24 team of Jeff Gordon was warned for failing pre-qualifying inspection multiple times. Kevin Harvick’s No. 4, Clint Bowyer’s No. 15, …

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