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Dale Jr. Foundation to Start Drive to Give Gloves Initiative

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Starting this month, fans will have a chance to win the gloves that Dale Earnhardt, Jr. uses during each of his races. The Dale, Jr. Foundation announced today it “Driven to Give Gloves” initiative. Each month, Earnhardt will dawn his notorious Alpinestars skeleton gloves with a specific color designated for a different charity. After the …

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Brendan Gaughan Returns to Cup Series, Driving for Premium Motorsports Full Time

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A familiar face will return to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series garage area at Atlanta Motor Speedway in March. Brendan Gaughan will return to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driving for Premium Motorsports beginning in the Folds of Honor Quik Trips 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on March 1. Gaughan, 40, will attempt to make …

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Vince Vaughn Named Daytona 500 Grand Marshal

Trophies come naturally for HMS, and this year it seems easier than ever.

Actor Vince Vaughn will serve as the grand marshal for the 57th annual Daytona 500 at the Daytona International Speedway. “Last year was an exciting one for NASCAR and I can’t wait to help kick off the 2015 season as the DAYTONA 500 Grand Marshal,” Vaughn said in a press release. “The DAYTONA 500 is …

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Justin Marks to Run Daytona With RAB Racing

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Justin Marks will have an opportunity next week to make his Daytona 500 debut at the Daytona International Speedway. Marks will also drive the No. 29 for RAB Racing in the Alert Today Florida 300, a day prior to “The Great American Race.” If he makes the Daytona 500 by finishing position in the Budweiser …

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Reed Sorenson to Attempt Daytona 500 for Team Xtreme Racing

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On Monday, Team Xtreme Racing (formerly Xxxtreme Motorsports) announced the signing of Reed Sorenson to drive the team’s No. 44 Chevrolet at Daytona.  Sponsorship will be provided by Golden Corral in a one-race deal. Team owner Jonathan Cohen is excited to have Sorenson in the fold. “The 44 team has been hard at work over …

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Matt DiBenedetto Joins Growing BK Racing

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Add Matt DiBenedetto to the growing list of BK Racing drivers. Following the press conference to announce the acquisition of Jeb Burton by the team, DiBenedetto announced the news through Twitter. He will drive the No. 83 Toyota on a part-time basis, sharing the car with Camping World Truck Series veteran Johnny Sauter. BK Racing …

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UPDATE It’s Official: Jeb Burton to BK Racing in 2015

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UPDATE: BK Racing made the weekend speculation official on Monday when they officially announce the addition of driver Jeb Burton to the team’s 2015 Sprint Cup lineup. Burton, 22, raced the past two seasons in the Camping World Truck Series, most recently with ThorSport. He’ll race BK Racing’s No. 26 for the full 2015 season, …

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Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Looking For More

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The 2015 NASCAR season hasn’t even started yet, but Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates has already been celebrating. The team won the Rolex 24 at Daytona last weekend with drivers Jamie McMurray, Kyle Larson, Scott Dixon and Tony Kanaan. It was a record sixth Rolex win for Ganassi and Sabates, and it also entered …

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Kevin Harvick Wins Eighth Pole Position of Season at Kansas Speedway

For the eighth time this season, Kevin Harvick will lead the field to the green in this Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway. This is Harvick’s third pole in a row at this particular racetrack, posting a speed of 197.621 mph—a new track record. Second-fastest Brian Vickers will line up alongside Harvick, …

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Bluegrass Beatdown: Brad Keselowski Wins at Kentucky

Brad Keselowski made a statement early on Friday by capturing the pole for Saturday night’s Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway and put an exclamation point on the weekend by dominating the field on Saturday to earn his second victory of the 2014 season. Keselowski, the 2012 winner at Kentucky, led a race record 199 of …

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