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Ryan Newman Wins 2007 Bank of America 500 Pole Again at Lowe’s

CONCORD, N.C. – Ryan Newman is about to run his 14th race at Lowe’s Motor Speedway – and for the seventh time, he is going to start from the pole. Newman outdueled Chasers Jimmie Johnson, Jeff Gordon and Kurt Busch among others to win the right to start up front for the Bank of America 500 Saturday …

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It’s Official: Dale Earnhardt Jr. to Drive No. 88 Car for Hendrick Motorsports in 2008

We already knew the driver. We already knew the team. All we needed to find out was the number and sponsor for NASCAR’s Most Popular Driver next season. Well, turns out we already knew that, too. After the cat was let out of the bag last week, Hendrick Motorsports made it official at a press …

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Benny Parsons Dies After Battle With Lung Cancer

Former NASCAR Cup champion and television broadcaster Benny Parsons passed away today at the age of 65. On July 13, 2006, Parsons was diagnosed with lung cancer, but in October, he announced that the doctors told him it was gone. However, the aggressive chemotherapy that he had undergone during treatment left his damaged his left lung so …

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Chris Wimmer Looking for Truck, Busch Ride at Daytona

In the up-and-down world of professional racing, Chris Wimmer has seen both the highs and the lows. After riding the high and planning on participating in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series test session at Daytona International Speedway Jan. 12-14, the Wausau, Wis., native said that might not happen now. “We had everything set up,” said …

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