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Bit-O-Honey Sponsoring Chris Buescher at Texas Motor Speedway

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Chris Buescher’s No. 60 Roush Fenwway Racing Mustang will feature sponsorship from Bit-O-Honey this weekend at Texas Motor Speedway. Bit-O-Honey is a honey flavored taffy and almond candy that has been around since 1924. “I am looking forward to going home and racing in front of the home crowd at Texas Motor Speedway,” he said. …

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Austin Dillon Entered in Texas Nationwide Series Race

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Richard Childress Racing announced on Tuesday that Austin Dillon will be behind the wheel of the No. 33 Grainger Chevrolet in the NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Texas Motor Speedway. Dillon has never finished worse than sixth in his previous four starts on the oval, earning a best finish of third in April 2013. “It’s been …

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Texas Motor Speedway Announces Dignitaries for AAA Texas 500

Texas Motor Speedway announced on Tuesday the featured dignitaries for the AAA Texas 500 this weekend, including the Harlem Globetrotters, Texas Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott. The Harlem Globetrotters will serve as the Grand Marshals for the AAA Texas 500 this weekend, giving the command to start engines. Anthony Blakes will be joined …

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New Hampshire Motor Speedway announces formation of North East Motor Sports Museum

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New Hampshire Motor Speedway announced that the south entrance of its track will take a new look once the snow melts, as ground will be broken to build the North East Motor Sports Museum. The new museum will be 20,000 square feet, built in two phases with the first 10,000 square feet beginning in spring 2015. The …

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The Motorsports Group Announces Sprint Cup Plans, NNS Organization For Sale

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The Motorsports Group announced today via the team’s Facebook page that their Nationwide / XFINITY Series organization is for sale. The sale has 10 Chevrolet Camaros are available as well as 4-R07 engines plus numerous other assets. The cars included are two road course, three short track, two speedway, and three intermediate. The organization stated that …

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Corey LaJoie to Run Four Nationwide Series Races for Biagi-DenBenste Racing

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On Tuesday Sept. 30, Richard Petty Motorsports announced a partnership with Biagi-DenBenste Racing that will have Corey LaJoie driving for BDR in four of the last five NASCAR Nationwide Series races. LaJoie, a current RPM development driver, will race this weekend at Kansas Speedway, before running Charlotte Motor Speedway, Texas Motor Speedway and Homestead-Miami Speedway. “I …

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Mike Harmon and No. 74 Team Penalized Following 5-Hour Energy 200

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NASCAR announced on Tuesday Sept. 30 that the No. 74 team with driver Mike Harmon have been penalized as a result of a rule infraction during practice for the 5-Hour Energy 200 at Dover International Speedway. Crew chief Gary Ritter was fined $10,000 and placed on NASCAR probation until December 31 as a result of …

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NASCAR Suspends Crew Member for Violating Substance Abuse Policy

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NASCAR announced on Sept. 30 that William Coralline, a crew member in the NASCAR Nationwide Series, has been suspended indefinitely  for violating the sanctioning body’s Substance Abuse Policy. Coralline’s violation was found by NASCAR officials on September 24th. At the time the violation was found, Coralline was working as a crew member for the No. 55 …

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Team Penske and Roush Fenway Racing Test at Texas Motor Speedway

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With Texas Motor Speedway being near the bottom of the Sprint Cup Series schedule, there’s no doubt it’ll be a pivotal race in the Chase for the Sprint Cup. That’s why on Monday and Tuesday, Team Penske drivers Joey Logano and Brad Keselowski, along with Roush Fenway Racing drivers Carl Edwards, Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. and …

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