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Team Penske Duo Paces 1st 2015 CampingWorld.com 500 Practice at Phoenix

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The Sun was shining down on Phoenix International Raceway Friday afternoon. For Team Penske, the brightness carried a sense of optimism for of this weekend. Daytona 500 winner Joey Logano set the pace for the first practice session of the weekend in preparation for the Campingworld.com 500. Running a time of 25.942 seconds, Logano took his …

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RAB Racing Withdraws from Phoenix to Re-evaluate Cup Program

According to NBC Sports’ NASCAR Talk, RAB Racing with Brack Maggard has decided to withdraw their No. 29 Toyota from this weekend’s CampingWorld.com 500k at Phoenix International Raceway so that they can take an overall look at their Sprint Cup program. As a result, Reed Sorenson will be spending the weekend on the sidelines. RAB …

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Arrest Warrant Issued for NASCAR Team Owner John Cohen

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John Cohen, team owner of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team Team Xtreme Racing, is facing a bench warrant for his arrest in Essex County, N.J., for failing to comply with an order related to a settlement on a civil lawsuit. Cohen, who had his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series car stolen from a hotel parking …

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Daytona Announces SAFER Barrier Additions, Other Safety Improvements

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Daytona International Speedway announced Wednesday it will make changes to the track to ensure the safety of competitors. The announcement comes just a few weeks removed from a Speedweeks that made headlines for a handful of vicious crashes, including one in the XFINITY Series’ Alert Florida Today 300 that led to a broken right leg and …

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Kurt Busch Reinstated By NASCAR

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NASCAR announced on Wednesday that Kurt Busch’s indefinite suspension has been lifted. Busch has been suspended since Feb. 20 after allegedly committing an act of domestic violence against his ex-girlfriend. Criminal charges were not filed, as announced by the Delaware Attorney General’s office last week. According to a NASCAR press release, Busch “is eligible to return to NASCAR racing …

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NASCAR Issues Penalties Following Las Vegas

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NASCAR announced infractions discovered at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway that involve two teams that compete in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. The violations handed down by the sanctioning body affect the No. 2 Miller Lite Ford, driven by Brad Keselowski and the No. 51 Chevrolet, driven by Justin Allgaier. The No. 51 Sprint Cup Series …

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Testing Concludes at Charlotte Motor Speedway

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Four NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams participated in a Goodyear tire test on Tuesday afternoon at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. The test marks the third of 14 scheduled in 2015. Hendrick Motorsports, Furniture Row Racing, Richard Petty Motorsports and BK Racing were all on-site. According to NBC Sports, the drivers by the organizations were Kasey …

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Kyle Busch Trades Casts for Boots As He Continues to Heal: Photo

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Kyle Busch, who was injured in a crash at the Daytona International Speedway in the NASCAR XFINITY Series opener nearly four weekends ago, traded the soft casts for a boot on both of his legs. Samantha Busch, Busch’s wife, tweeted today (March 10) a picture of her husband resting comfortably with both legs now wrapped …

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Arrest Warrant Issued for Team Xtreme Car, Trailer Theft

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The person that stole Team Extreme’s Sprint Cup car may soon land in jail. As reported by FoxSports.com, the Morrow (Georgia) Police Department has issued a warrant for the arrest of a person of interest for involvement in the theft of Team Xtreme Racing’s No. 44 Sprint Cup Series car last weekend in Atlanta. The …

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