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CashCash Joins Front Row Motorsports, David Gilliland at Bristol

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There will be a new sponsor appearing on the side of the No. 38 Ford driven by David Gilliland this weekend at the Bristol Motor Speedway in the IRWIN Tools Night Race on Saturday. CashCash, a short-term lender, will have its logo featured on the side of a NASCAR stock car for the very first …

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Danica Patrick and Stewart-Haas Racing Announce Nature’s Bakery for 2016

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Welcome a new sponsor to the sport today. This morning, Stewart-Haas Racing announced Nature’s Bakery will join the organization to back Danica Patrick in 2016, replacing the outgoing GoDaddy. The company will adorn the No. 10 Chevrolet as primary sponsor for 28 races in 2016 as a part of a multi-year partnership. “It’s an honor …

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Tweet ‘N’ Greet: Clint Bowyer, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jamie McMurray, Plus More!

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Each week, 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! @KevinHarvick: "What do you want from …

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Could ISC Be the Next Track Manager for Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca?

Rumors have been swirling that International Speedway Corporation (ISC) is currently in talks about managing Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Mazda Raceway is a 2.238-mile 11-turn road course located in the state of California. With the potential change, there are some who do not agree, according to Auto Blog. The track, which is currently operated by …

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2015 Cheez-It 355 at the Glen Television Ratings Released

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Sprint Cup Series television ratings hit another multi-year low on cable over the weekend at Watkins Glen International. Sunday’s race, according to NBC Sports PR, drew a final rating of 2.5 and averaged four million viewers. The rating turned out to be 13% above the 2015 cable average. According to Sports Media Watch, all Sprint …

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JJ Haley, Braun Motorsports to Make Truck Series Debut at Bristol

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Braun Motorsports, a newly-formed team in the Camping World Truck Series, announced Tuesday that they will field an entry at Bristol Motor Speedway on August 19 with 16-year-old JJ Haley behind the wheel. The teenager will be making his series debut. Haley is a well-known up-and-coming driver in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series and ARCA …

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Funeral Service Information for Buddy Baker Released

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Funeral service information has been released for former Sprint Cup Series driver and broadcaster Buddy Baker. Baker passed away on Monday at the age of 74 after a short battle with lung cancer. The funeral will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 18 at 2 p.m. ET. at Avondale Presbyterian Church at 2821 Park Rd. in …

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Tweet ‘N’ Greet: Tony Gibson, Ryan Newman, Jamie McMurray, Plus More!

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Each week, 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! So, @JimmieJohnson has offered to take …

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Procter & Gamble Forms 2-Race Partnership With Chip Ganassi Racing

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Chip Ganassi Racing announced a two race partnership with Procter & Gamble on Tuesday. The partnership will feature their Crest brand on the side of Kyle Larson’s No. 42 Chevrolet in two upcoming NASCAR Xfinity Series races. “Crest is proud to be part of Chip Ganassi Racing Teams at Watkins Glen and Homestead-Miami and in …

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Sprint Cup Series Viewership Lowest Since the ’90s

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The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on Sunday at the Pocono Raceway averaged 4.3 million viewers on NBCSN. The viewership registered a 2.6 house hold rating, according to the NBC PR Twitter account. NBCSN's NASCAR Sprint Cup race from Pocono Raceway averaged 4.3 million viewers and posted 2.6 HH rating yesterday afternoon. — NBC Sports …

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