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Ty Dillon to Run Phoenix Sprint Cup Series Race for Circle Sport Racing

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Circle Sport Racing announced on Tuesday, Nov. 4 that Ty Dillon will run the Quickens Loans Race for Heroes 500 this weekend at Phoenix International Raceway. It will mark his second career Sprint Cup Series start, after making his debut earlier this year at Atlanta Motor Speedway. “Well first, the competition is that much stiffer,” …

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NASCAR Issues Penalties Against No. 5 and No. 24 Team Following Texas Fight

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Following the fight at Texas Motor Speedway on Sunday night, NASCAR has issued penalties against crew members on both the No. 5 and No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports teams. Jeremy Fuller off of Kasey Kahne‘s No. 5 team, along with Dwayne Doucette and Jason Ingle off of Jeff Gordon‘s No. 24 team, have been each fined …

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NASCAR unveils 2015 K&N Pro Series East/West car at SEMA Show

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NASCAR unveiled a brand new body for the K&N Pro Series East/West cars in 2015 (Credit: Tim Southers/NASCAR)

On Tuesday Nov, 4, NASCAR unveiled the 2015 K&M Pro Series East/West car at the SEMA automotive specialty products trade show at the Las Vegas Convention Center. “This car is not only a pretty good-looking piece, it’s a game changer,” NASCAR Touring Series Managing Director Brad Moran, said. The new body features panels made from …

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Eric Phillips Moves to XFINITY Series With Joe Gibbs Racing in 2015


Eric Phillips set to move up to the Xfinity Series in 2015 with Joe Gibbs Racing (Credit: Kyle Busch Motorsports)

During an interview with Sirius XM NASCAR Radio, crew chief Eric Phillips revealed that he will be moving from Kyle Busch Motorsports‘ NASCAR Camping World Truck Series team to Joe Gibbs Racing‘s Xfinity Series (currently the NASCAR Nationwide Series) team in 2015. “I’m gonna be moving on, I’m gonna go to JGR at the end of the year,” Phillips …

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Ryan Blaney, Darrell Wallace, Jr. Among Drivers to be Featured on NickSports


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NASCAR announced on Tuesday Nov. 4 that Darrell Wallace, Jr., Ryan Blaney, Kenzie Ruston and Kyle Larson will be featured in Nickelodeon as part of their new docu-series titled “Hammer Down.” The shows, eight to 12 minutes in length, will allow young fans a glimpse into the lives of the young athletes. “‘Hammer Down’ gives …

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Mackena Bell to make Nationwide Series debut at Phoenix International Raceway

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Bell, the only female graduate of NASCAR's Drive for Diversity Program, is set to make her Nationwide Series debut at Phoenix. (Credit: Rev Racing)

Rev Racing announced Monday “Drive for Diversity” selection Mackena Bell will be making her NASCAR Nationwide Series debut at Phoenix International Raceway with Rick Ware Racing. “It’s a step and it may be a step I never get to take again,” she commented in a press release announcing the partnership. “Rides are hard to come …

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Brandon Jones to run some NASCAR Xfinity Series races for RCR in 2015

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Richard Childress Racing announced Monday that NASCAR K&N Pro Series driver Brandon Jones will run a partial schedule for the team in the NASCAR Xfinity Series in 2015. “I have been watching Brandon the past few years and like what I see in him as a driver and a person,” Richard Childress, chairman and CEO …

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Six NASCAR Sprint Cup Teams Test at Homestead-Miami Speedway

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Homestead-Miami Speedway announced that six NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams comprising of more than 15 of the top drivers tested on Tuesday Oct. 28th and Wednesday in anticipation for the Ford EcoBoost 400, where the championship will be determined among four drivers. Seven of the eight drivers in the Eliminator Round of the Chase (all …

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Jeremy Clements to Honor Two Fallen Canadian Soldiers This Weekend at Texas Motor Speedway

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This weekend, Jeremy Clements and team will pay tribute to two fallen Canadian soldiers – Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent and Corporal Nathan Cirillo – who lost their lives last week, as a result of a terrorist attack on Canada’s parliament hill. Both names will appear on Clement’s No. 51 Crescent Companies Chevrolet in the Nationwide Series race at …

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