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BK Racing, JJ Yeley Adds Talladega Sponsor in Adirondack Tree Surgeons

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Say what you want about BK Racing, but you can’t deny that they’ve brought an influx of new sponsors into the sport. MAXIM. Estes. Dustless Blasting. This weekend, they’ll bring another company to the track: Adirondack Tree Surgeons. The company, a Gansevoort, N.Y. business that provides tree removal and other services, will sponsor JJ Yeley’s …

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NASCAR Penalizes 11 Teams After Charlotte

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NASCAR penalized 11 teams Wednesday and had one previously assessed penalty reduced by the National Motorsports Appeals Panel. On the Sprint Cup side, 10 teams were penalized, including two on multiple counts. The No. 24 team of Jeff Gordon was warned for failing pre-qualifying inspection multiple times. Kevin Harvick’s No. 4, Clint Bowyer’s No. 15, …

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4 Cup Teams Penalized, Lose Chicagoland Practice Time

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NASCAR announced late Tuesday it will dock four teams of practice time during this weekend’s myAFibRisk.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway for infractions occurring during last weekend’s even at Richmond International Raceway. Jeb Burton and his No. 23 BK Racing Toyota will lose 30 minutes of practice Friday for multiple infractions. The team was late to both …

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BK Racing Partners With Beds for Kids at Darlington

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BK Racing announced a partnership with NASCAR artist Sam Bass and Beds for Kids for the upcoming weekend at the Darlington Raceway. The two will come together to run a special blue and white paint scheme on the No. 26 Toyota. Beds for Kids is a local non-profit organization that operates in the Charlotte area. …

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BK Racing Makes Driver Swap Between Jeb Burton & JJ Yeley

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BK Racing announced a ride swap between Jeb Burton and JJ Yeley that will begin next weekend at Darlington Raceway. These ride swaps are not uncommon as teams look for ways to improve the core of its operation. Burton will now pilot the No. 23 Toyota Camry with crew chief Joe Williams. Williams worked with …

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Entry List: 2015 Nationwide Children’s Hospital 200 at Mid-Ohio

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For the second straight week, the NASCAR Xfinity Series is going road course racing. NASCAR released the preliminary entry list for the Aug. 15 Mid-Ohio 200 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. The list includes 38 teams, meaning everyone will make Saturday’s race as the starting grid maxes out at 40. Verizon IndyCar Series veteran …

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Starting Lineup: JJ Yeley Rolls Off First in 2015 Kentucky 300

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For the first time in nine years, JJ Yeley will start first in a NASCAR Xfinity Series race. Yeley, 38, will lead the field to green in tonight’s Kentucky 300 at Kentucky Speedway. Yeley inherited the top spot as a result of his top lap in the Xfinity Series’ lone practice session on Thursday. With Friday’s qualifying …

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JJ Yeley Paces Field in Lone Xfinity Series Practice at Kentucky

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Surprises in sports are one of the things that keep fans watching, and in Thursday’s lone NASCAR Xfinity Series practice session for Friday’s Kentucky 300 at Kentucky Speedway there was a surprise at the top of the charts. JJ Yeley and his Xfinity Series-only JGL Racing team led the field with a speed of 174.967 …

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NASCAR Driver Report Cards: Part III

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So you might remember a few weeks ago when I graded the Sprint Cup full-timers through Driver Report Cards… and promptly stopped at the letter K. No, I don’t have a weird idea of what the alphabet should be, nor am I protesting the use of the letters L through Z. The third part just …

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Friday Faceoff: Crew Chief Checkup, 600 Miles & Boys Have at It?

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NASCAR’s Hall of Fame Class of 2016 was announced Wednesday night. Did they get it right? If not, who would you take out and replace them with? Tom Bowles, Editor-in-Chief: I always find this question hard because of the way this Hall of Fame has been initially set up. Each of the 20 nominees deserves …

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