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ST: Dalton Sargeant Travels West, Finishes Second in the Inaugural Winter Showdown at Kern County Raceway.

Charlotte, N.C. (March 3, 2015) - Dalton Sargeant and the No. 5s GALT, Wauters Motorsports team headed west to Bakersfield, California for the inaugural Winter Showdown from Kern County Raceway and finished in the second position.  The 16-year-old shocked the short track racing community once again by competing like a veteran, but ultimately finishing a mere five-car lengths short...
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NXS: Not a Gambling Man: Mike Bliss Ready for Las Vegas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: kamagra zsel rendels     Bliss Ups the Ante for Las Vegas Motor Speedway: Unsatisfied with his results in Atlanta, Mike Bliss is fired up for his tenth NASCAR XFINITY Series start this weekend in Vegas. After battling an unresponsive No. 19 Holiday Inn Club Vacations Camry, Bliss and Crew Chief Paul Clapprood will take a huge swing at the 1...
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VICS: INDYCAR NEWS AND NOTES – March 3, 2015

Verizon IndyCar Series and Mazda Road to Indy headlines: Teams take delivery of road/street and short oval aero kit Dixon seeks to extend streaks this season First series title motivates Power for more ‘Focus’ Tops Box Office, Indy cars Impress Stars Of note: Newgarden’s NBA debut is a slam dunk Tickets on sale for Milwaukee IndyFest Single-day tickets on sale now for 2015...
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NCWTS: Joe Nemechek Earns a Hard Fought Top-Ten finish at Atlanta Motor Speedway

Joe Nemechek drove NEMCO Motorsports’ No. 8 SWM International Inc. Chevrolet Silverado to a 10th-place finish inSaturday night’s 130-lap NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) event at Atlanta (Ga.) Motor Speedway. The NEMCO Motorsports driver posted a seventh place effort in the Keystone Light Pole Qualifying as Nemechek was one of the drivers who did not post an official...
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NXS: Blake Koch, No. 8 LeafFilter Gutter Protection Camry Boyd Gaming 300 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: kamagra zsel rendels   Blake Koch Ready to Roll the Dice at Las Vegas Motor Speedway: Blake Koch heads to the west coast this weekend with LeafFilter Gutter Protection back on the No. 8 Camry. With only three starts at LVMS, Koch has an average starting position of 24.0 and an average finishing position of 19.7. After his 22nd place finish at Atlanta...
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NXS: David Starr, No. 44 Zachry Group Camry Boyd Gaming 300 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  kamagra zsel rendels   David Starr is Ready for his First NASCAR XFINITY Series Race at LVMS: Although this may be his first NASCAR XFINITY Series at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, David Starr has already visited Victory Lane here once before in the Camping World Truck Series. After starting on pole in 2002, Starr went on to win the 146-lap race....
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NSCS: J5 Tactical Will Serve as Associate Sponsor On No. 19 Toyota Camry in Sprint Cup Series for 2015

Becomes Official Flashlight of Joe Gibbs Racing Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) announces today that J5 Tactical will serve as an associate sponsor on the No. 19 Toyota Camry driven by Carl Edwards in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series for the 2015 season In addition, J5 Tactical will become the official flashlight for Joe Gibbs Racing. J5 Tactical produces industrial strength flashlights for...
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NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Hauler Parade returns to Thursday night

Lights, haulers, action. The immensely popular NASCAR Hauler Parade, which signals the start of NASCAR Weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, will return to its traditional Thursday date this year. Approximately 50 bright and colorful NASCAR haulers will roll through the vibrant lights of the world-famous Las Vegas Strip on the evening of March 5 starting at 6 p.m. The parade route...
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LVMS expecting smooth vehicle flow for NASCAR Weekend

Las Vegas Motor Speedway officials again have worked with state and local agencies to make vehicle flow into and out of the 1.5-mile superspeedway an easier and more efficient process. The upcoming NASCAR weekend should put that on full display, as the speedway prepares to welcome more than 100,000 rabid fans to Sunday’s Kobalt 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. Speedway officials...
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NSCS: Jimmie Johnson Foundation and Blue Bunny Ice Cream Announce $25,000 Grant Opportunities

Public Vote To Determine 2015 Helmet of Hope Grantees ATLANTA, Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — The Jimmie Johnson Foundation announced Friday the launch of the 2015 Blue Bunny Helmet of Hope campaign, which will award $125,000 to five non-profits in April. In a video message sent via Twitter and Facebook, six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Champion Jimmie Johnson, along with Mike Wells,...
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NSCS: Statement from MWR Co-Owner Rob Kauffman

“We are proud of how the entire No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine team has performed while Brian Vickers was recovering from his December surgery. The race in Atlanta showcased the progress of the entire organization, as well as a promising young driver in Brett Moffitt. Brett has been in the MWR system the past couple of years and we’re enthusiastic about his potential. Brett is...
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SST: Robby Gordon Calls Toyo Tires Stadium Super Trucks Inaugural Austrailia Event a Success

For the first time in Toyo Tires Stadium Super Truck history, the series would go outside of North America, making a trip down under for their Australian debut as part of the Clipsal 500. In the eyes of series founder and leader Robby Gordon, the event was a success. “It was a good event for us,” Gordon commented. “The track was great for Stadium Super Trucks. The ramp placement...
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NCWTS: MATT CRAFTON WINS IN DOMINATING FASHION AT ATLANTA

Matt Crafton, No. 88 Fisher® Nuts/Menards Toyota Tundra NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Atlanta Motor Speedway Race No. 2 of 23   Stats: Started: 15th Finished: 1st Laps: 130/130 Status: Running Driver Points: 2nd (-2) Owner Points: 2nd   MATT CRAFTON WINS IN DOMINATING FASHION AT ATLANTA   Hampton, GA (February 28, 2015) – Matt Crafton, driver of the No. 88 Fisher® Nuts...
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NCWTS: JOHNNY SAUTER EARNS TRACK-BEST FINISH AT ATLANTA

Hampton, GA (February 28, 2015) – Johnny Sauter, driver of the No. 98, Nextant Aerospace/Curb Records Toyota Tundra, finished a track-best sixth in Friday night’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Hyundai Construction Equipment 200 at Atlanta (Ga.) Motor Speedway (AMS). Starting 13th, Sauter struggled with an “unbelievably loose” Toyota Tundra through the opening...
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NXS: Early Setback for Earnhardt at Atlanta

China Grove, N.C. (March 2nd, 2015) – It was a long day for Jeffrey Earnhardt and his Viva Motorsports team as a part failure relegated them to a 32nd place finish in the Hisense 250 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.  The No. 55 Fronius USA/Viva Auto Group Chevrolet rolled off in 34th place after Earnhardt and Crew Chief Mark Setzer struggled to find the qualifying feel they were looking...
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NXS: Drivers Confirmed to Pilot No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota in Upcoming NASCAR XFINITY Series Events

Denny Hamlin and Erik Jones Add Additional Races; Boris Said to Pilot Monster Energy Camry in Seven Events in 2015 HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (March 2, 2015) – Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) announces today that Denny Hamlin will fill in for Kyle Busch behind the wheel of the No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota Camry in this weekend’s NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Las Vegas (Nev.) Motor Speedway...
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NSCS: Comcast Business and XFINITY To Sponsor Carl Edwards For Four Events

Joe Gibbs Racing announced today that they have formed a partnership with Comcast to be the primary sponsor of the No. 19 Toyota Camry driven by Carl Edwards for four races. “We’re excited about this partnership with Comcast as they continue to grow in the sport, and I’ve had a great time so far working with them in preparation for Las Vegas,” Edwards said. “I’m excited...
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NSCS: Kurt Busch Agrees to Reinstatement Terms Set by NASCAR

NASCAR spokesman Dave Hidgon informed the media on Monday that Kurt Busch has told the sanctioning body last week that he agrees to the terms and conditions laid out by NASCAR to get reinstated from his suspension. The details were not revealed by NASCAR as to those terms and conditions, as Hidgon told multiple media outlets that is between the driver and the expert facilitator of...
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NSCS: Regan Smith to Continue Driving No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet at Las Vegas

Stewart-Haas Racing announced that Regan Smith will continue his duties as the interim driver of the No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet SS at the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Smith has driven the car for the first two races of the season, finishing 16th and 17th. Sunday’s race marks Smith’s sixth Sprint Cup Series start at Las Vegas Motor Speedway...
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KS: NICKELODEON ANNOUNCES ENTITLEMENT SPONSORSHIP OF SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS 400 NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES RACE AT KANSAS SPEEDWAY, MAY 9

NEW YORK – March 2, 2015 – Nickelodeon today announced that it is the entitlement sponsor of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on Saturday, May 9 at Kansas Speedway dubbed the SpongeBob SquarePants 400. The SpongeBob SquarePants 400, which will be broadcasted on 7:30 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 1, will feature a weekend of Bikini Bottom-themed activities and fun for the entire family...
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NXS: Kevin Harvick Says Success with JRM is About Being Part of Something Special

Kevin Harvick likes driving racecars. He also likes winning races. Running the XFINITY races can also help with the Sprint Cup race on Sunday as it helps learn the rhythm needed for success, by learning exactly where the “bumps and cracks” are to learn how to “drive over, lean on and use to your advantage”. Though heading with JR Motorsports to victory lane, it’s also about...
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OnPitRoad.com Pick ‘Em Fantasy Results for the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta

After having to start near the rear of the field due to not getting through pre-qualifying technical inspection in time, Jimmie Johnson would make his way to the front of the field, taking the lead with 21 laps to go to score his 76th career victory.   Picks for the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Ronald Costigan picked Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. Gordon finished...
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NSCS: Landon Cassill and Cole Whitt Watch Days Go Up in Smoke

While everybody was worried about tire management, Landon Cassill and Cole Whitt had something else come in their way in trying to find success. For the second straight race in a row, Cassill would blow the motor in his No. 40 Snap Fitness Chevrolet, resulting in a 43rd place finish. Being with a small team, each race is ever important in trying to place himself within the top 30...
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NSCS: Eight Drivers Caught up in Big Wreck During Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500

With 21 laps to go, Greg Biffle would get into the back of Joe Nemechek, turning Nemechek up the track. The Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 marked Nemechek’s first time behind the wheel of the No. 34 for Front Row Motorsports. The car is normally piloted by David Ragan, but he is subbing for the injured Kyle Busch behind the wheel of the No. 18. Nemechek commented following the wreck...
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NSCS: AJ Allmendinger, Brett Moffitt with Impressive Showing at Atlanta

The new aero package with lower downforce, the cold weather, and rain on race morning, all factored into a race day at Atlanta with little grip. A fact that, as all of the announcers pointed out, made the Folds of Honor Quicktrip 500 a “drivers” race. Drivers would have to a be a good “wheelman” to be successful. These scenarios bring to mind drivers like Jimmie Johnson,...
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