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Beyond the Cockpit: Reed Sorenson “Trying to Survive” in NASCAR

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Reed Sorenson is one of those boys who’s done this game for awhile. Sorenson, the once colorful Sprint Cup Series rookie for the 2006 season, kept with legendary car owner Chip Ganassi for three years, compiling five top-5 and 13 top-10 finishes. His largest achievement came in 2007 when he won the pole for the Brickyard …

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Entry List: NextEra Energy Resources 250

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Forty three. No, that number isn’t in regards to the former field size for the Sprint Cup Series. It’s the number of trucks entered for this weekend’s Camping World Truck Series NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona International Speedway. With only 32 positions available for the CWTS race this Friday, 11 trucks will go home …

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Entry List: 2015 AAA Texas 500

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After an eventful afternoon in Martinsville the Chase for the Sprint Cup rolls on to Texas Motor Speedway. NASCAR released the preliminary entry list for the Nov. 8 AAA Texas 500 on Monday (Nov. 2). There’s a total of 45 entrants, meaning two teams will fail to make Sunday’s race. Should qualifying be rained out, …

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Premium Motorsports Officially Completes Purchase of Phil Parsons Racing

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Jay Robinson purchased Phil Parsons Racing to fall under his Premium Motorsports umbrella earlier this year, and now the longtime owner is discussing how it went down. Originally a two-car operation between the No. 62 and No. 66 vehicles, the team planned to run Brendan Gaughan for the full season, with the exception of the Daytona 500, which …

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2 More Drivers Swapped Out at Kentucky for Cup Race

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Last minute trades are the norm for stick and ball sports; in motor racing, not so much. Both The Motorsports Group and Premium Motorsports announced they will be utilizing drivers not originally entered for this weekend’s Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway. Jeff Green, originally entered in TMG’s No. 30, will be replaced by Travis …

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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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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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Big Wreck Mars XFINITY Series Qualifying

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A big wreck at the end of Group 2 has put a damper on XFINITY Series qualifying. Daniel Suarez, while shooting through the middle got clipped by Blake Koch and turned sideways in the middle of a 12-car pack. Among those involved included Landon Cassill, Harrison Rhodes, and Carlos Contreras. Kyle Busch, although not involved in the …

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Happiness Is… Listening, Livery & Midseason Form

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The Great American Race, version 2015, is upon us.  The offseason has finally given way to throttled-up engines and strapped-in drivers and it’s time to enjoy NASCAR’s biggest spectacle. With Daytona’s surface in good shape and no Juan Pablo Montoya in the field, there’s a good chance that nothing wildly extravagant will happen on par …

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Reed Sorenson Ready to Put Focus Back on Making Daytona 500

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Things got a little extreme Sunday afternoon for several teams and drivers during round one of qualifying for the Daytona 500. While running in a heavy pack, Reed Sorenson and Clint Bowyer ended up crashing, causing some controversy on the qualifying format. Luckily,  back in North Carolina, the team quickly got together and are now …

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