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Kyle Larson Leads Friday Las Vegas Cup Practice

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The intermediate tracks fell right into Kyle Larson‘s hands during his rookie season, and that continued Friday, with Larson setting the pace during the first practice session for the Sprint Cup Series at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Friday afternoon (March 6). Running a speed of 191.646 mph at 28.177 seconds, Larson’s Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates …

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Statements Pertaining to Kurt Busch No Bill Decision

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The following is a collection of statements released following the Delaware Department of Justice’s decision on Thursday not to charge Kurt Busch with any crimes stemming from an incident that occurred last September in his motorcoach at Dover International Speedway.  We will adding more statements as they come in. NASCAR: NASCAR is aware of the Delaware …

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Delaware Prosecutors: No Charges Filed Against NASCAR Driver Kurt Busch

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No charges will be filed against NASCAR driver Kurt Busch in a domestic violence case involving ex-girlfriend Patricia Driscoll. The announcement, made Thursday by Delaware prosecutors concludes their criminal investigation into the 2004 Sprint Cup champion. “After a thorough consideration of all of the available information about the case, it is determined that the admissible evidence and available …

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Las Vegas Motor Speedway to Make Modifications for Driver Safety

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Las Vegas Motor Speedway announced on Wednesday that it will be making adjustments to the track prior to the start of this weekend’s NASCAR races. The announcement comes amid two weeks of scrutiny over the topic of driver safety in NASCAR and the venues it visits. The talk stems from two high-profile wrecks, one of …

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Brett Moffitt to Front Row Motorsports UPDATE: It’s Official

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Catchfence.com is reporting this morning that Brett Moffitt, fresh off of a top 10 finish Sunday at Atlanta Motor Speedway while subbing for Brian Vickers, could be replacing Joe Nemechek behind the wheel of Front Row Motorsports’ No. 34 Ford this weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Front Row Motorsports’ normal driver in the No. …

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Police Finds Person of Interest in Team Xtreme Racing Theft

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Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Morrow County Detective, Sgt. Larry Oglesby, is very close to solving the theft that occurred Friday that caused Travis Kvapil and the entire No. 44 Sprint Cup Series team to withdraw from the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500. The team had its ride stolen from a hotel parking lot in the early morning …

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Nickelodeon Announces Title Sponsorship of Kansas Speedway Night Race

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SpongeBob SquarePants will make his NASCAR return at Kansas Speedway in May. Monday afternoon, Nickelodeon announced its title sponsorship of the May 8 night race at Kansas Speedway. Dubbed the SpongeBob SquarePants 400, the race will be broadcast live on FOXSports 1 at 7:30 p.m. ET. “I’m excited to partner with Nickelodeon for the SpongeBob SquarePants …

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Kurt Busch Agrees to NASCAR Reinstatement Process

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Kurt Busch has begun NASCAR’s process for reinstatement after being indefinitely suspended by the sanctioning body just days before the Daytona 500. According to a report from NBC Sports, Busch signed the agreement to NASCAR’s terms at the end of last week. NASCAR Integrated Marketing Communications vice president David Higdon said there was no timetable set for Busch’s …

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Regan Smith to Continue in the No. 41 at Las Vegas

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Stewart-Haas Racing announced Monday that Regan Smith will once again pilot the No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet SS in the Kobalt Tools 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Smith, an XFINITY Series regular, filled in for the suspended Kurt Busch for both of the first two Sprint Cup Series races of 2015. He finished 16th …

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