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Tweet ‘N’ Greet: Elliott Sadler, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Landon Cassill, Plus More!

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Frontstretch will scour Twitter and other social media platforms looking for some of the best posts from your favorite NASCAR personalities, drivers and media members from all across the industry. These were some of our favorite posts from this week and we hope you enjoy them too! Yes @BigBarrelFest we are here!!! #bigbarrell pic.twitter.com/0C90lxOwQU — …

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Rainbow Warrior: Classic Jeff Gordon Paint Scheme Returns at Bristol

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Fans spoke, and Axalta listened. Jeff Gordon will pilot a special rainbow paint scheme in the Aug. 22 Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway, Axalta and Hendrick Motorsports announced Tuesday in New York City. Gordon, a four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion, unveiled his rainbow scheme on Axalta’s Twitter account before driving it …

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Money: Fifth Third Bank Partners With Daytona International Speedway

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As Daytona International Speedway’s “Daytona Rising” project nears its completion, the track has added a powerful new partnership. Daytona track officials announced Tuesday that Fifth Third Bank will become the official bank of the 2.5-mile oval. With the deal, Fifth Third will install numerous ATM’s all throughout the new concourse in 2016. “The motorsports industry continues to …

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Pit Crew Member Ernest Pierce Indefinitely Suspended by NASCAR

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NASCAR announced Tuesday that Sprint Cup Series pit crew member Ernest Pierce has been indefinitely suspended from NASCAR for violating the sanctioning body’s Substance Abuse Policy. The violations were discovered on June 17 for violating sections 12-1 (actions detrimental to stock car racing) and 19 (violation of the NASCAR Substance Abuse Policy) of the 2015 …

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Bobby Pierce Joins MB Motorsports for NCWTS Debut at Eldora

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MB Motorsports announced that 18-year-old Bobby Pierce will join the team at the Eldora Speedway for the third annual 1-800-CARCASH Mud Summer Classic. Pierce, 18, will also be joined by 16-year-old driver Jake Griffin. Pierce captured the DIRTCar National Late Model championship last season. The Illinois native not only has experience on dirt; he also …

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Chicagoland Speedway and Groupon to Offer Fans “NASCAR Fantasy Camp” Package

The Chicagoland Speedway and Groupon will give fans a unique opportunity to experience a NASCAR weekend like no other. The track announced an exciting package early Tuesday morning called NASCAR Fantasy Camp, which will be available for the opening Chase for the Sprint Cup weekend in September. “NASCAR fans are extremely passionate and our partnership …

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NASCAR Announces Separate Rules Package for Kentucky

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When NASCAR hits Kentucky Speedway next month for the Sprint Cup Series race July 11, things will be just a little different. Today (June 16), NASCAR announced a new rules package on Tuesday for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at the Sparta, Ky., speedway. NASCAR’s Steve O’Donnell made the announcement on a teleconference. The …

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Tweet ‘N’ Greet: Jamie McMurray, Steve O’Donnell, Brad Keselowski, Plus More!

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Frontstretch will scour Twitter and other social media platforms looking for some of the best posts from your favorite NASCAR personalities, media members and drivers from all across the industry. These were some of our favorite posts from this week and we hope you enjoy them too! Looks like Keelan got inspired by @dierksbentley last …

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Viva Motorsports Shuts Down Operations

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Viva Motorsports, who fields the No. 55 Viva Auto Group Chevrolet in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, announced on Monday they will cease operations, effective this week. “It takes a tremendous level of commitment to compete at this level of auto racing, especially when striving to get better on limited resources, week in and week out,” said …

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David Spade to Give Command for Coke Zero 400 at Daytona

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David Spade will have a very unique opportunity at Daytona International Speedway July 5. Spade, a comedian, writer and actor, will give the command to fire engines just prior to the Coke Zero 400 at the 2.5-mile oval in Daytona Beach, Fla. The opportunity is to promote the upcoming movie, Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser, …

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