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Matt Kenseth Wins 2015 Food City 500 Pole at Bristol

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For the 14th time in his career, Matt Kenseth will lead the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series field to the green flag. Kenseth won the pole award at Bristol Motor Speedway for the Food City 500 with a time of 14.917 on Friday afternoon. Edging out Brad Keselowski by .022 seconds, Kenseth will start from the …

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Reed Sorenson Joining Front Row Motorsports at Richmond

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Reed Sorenson just got a new job, if only for a week. It has been a rather wild start to the season for Front Row Motorsports. Originally scheduled to have two full-time cars with one driving the majority, but not full season, it appears the team is on track to have all three Fords run …

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Kasey Kahne Fastest in 1st 2015 Food City 500 Practice at Bristol

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Coming off his third top 10 of the year, Kasey Kahne led the way at Bristol Motor Speedway for the first practice session of the weekend. Clocking in a time of 14.971, the driver of the No. 5 car for Hendrick Motorsports continued to show speed right off the truck. At Texas, Kahne was inside …

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Richard Childress Racing Appeal Heard, Fines Reduced

On Thursday afternoon, the National Motorsports Appeal Panel upheld the P5 penalty assessed to Richard Childress Racing’s No. 31 team on March 31, 2015 following the race at Auto Club Speedway. The three-person appeals panel consisted of Mr. John Capels, Mr. Hunter Nickell and Mr. Dale Pinilis. The trio determined that the No. 31 team was in violation …

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Premium Motorsports, Brendan Gaughan Announce New Sponsor for Bristol

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Premium Motorsports has announced the team has partnered with Vydox Plus for this Sunday’s Food City 500 in support of Steve Byrnes at Bristol Motor Speedway. The company, which has been endorsed by PGA tour winner Brian Gay, former British Open Champion Mark Calcavecchia and 2013 Senion PGA Charles Schwab Cup winner Kenny Perry, has …

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Michael Annett Has PhilMor on Car at Bristol

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Des Moines, Iowa’s Michael Annett and his family owned Pilot/Flying J Travel Centers has announced that the company will debut its PhilMor travel mug on the No. 46 HScott Motorsports Chevrolet this weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway. The PhilMor travel mug is available in two sizes, 20 and 24 ounces, and they are $1.99 each …

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NASCAR Holds Open Test in Kentucky

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On Wednesday, after two days of Goodyear tire testing, NASCAR hosted an open test day at Kentucky Speedway ahead of July’s Quaker State 400.  Representatives of Team Penske (Brad Keselowski, in place of the unavailable Joey Logano, Roush Fenway Racing (Greg Biffle), Michael Waltrip Racing (Brett Moffitt), Joe Gibbs Racing (Matt Kenseth), Chip Ganassi Racing …

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Kyle Busch Discusses Daytona Wreck, Says No Timetable for Return

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Kyle Busch met with the media Wednesday for the first time since breaking his right leg and left foot in a crash during February’s Xfinity Series race at Daytona. Busch, who walked to the seat under his own power, looked healthy during the press conference and said he misses being behind the wheel. “I’m disappointed,” he …

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Cole Whitt, Front Row Motorsports Announce 2-Race Sponsor

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Front Row Motorsports and Cole Whitt announced a new primary sponsor on Tuesday. Tweaker Energy Shot will adorn the hood of Whitt’s No. 35 Ford this weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway and again at Watkins Glen International in the summer. This will be Tweaker’s first primary sponsorship in the Sprint Cup Series, and the Dallas-based …

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Circle Sport Penalties From Fontana Reduced on Appeal

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On Tuesday, the National Motorsports Appeal Panel met at the NASCAR R&D Center to hear the appeal brought forth by Circle Sport owner Joe Falk against penalties levied against the team following the Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway. At the time, the inspectors discovered multiple infractions in opening regarding the installation of the …

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