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Darrell Wallace, Jr. To Run Nationwide Talladega Race

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. – Darrell Wallace, Jr. is set to make his first NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) start of the 2014 season at Talladega Superspeedway on Saturday, May 3, behind the wheel of the No. 20 ToyotaCare Toyota Camry for Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR).  The start will mark the 20-year-old’s fifth-career[...]
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Swan Racing Announces Restructuring

Swan Racing announced today it has successfully restructured the company by finding solutions for the Nos. 26 and 30 teams in an attempt to save the jobs of the crews, the drivers, and to keep those teams competing throughout the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. As a result, Anthony Marlowe[...]
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Stat of the Week: Sprint Cup Series Laps Completed

After eight NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races there are only three drivers who have completed every lap. Those drivers are Jeff Gordon, Matt Kenseth, and Carl Edwards. Their consistency and ability to complete each lap has put them first, second, and third in the driver standings. Beyond those three the[...]
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BKR Teams Pleased After Charlotte Test

CONCORD, N.C. – Brad Keselowski Racing wrapped up the first of a two-day intermediate test session Monday evening for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway. Drivers Ryan Blaney and Brad Keselowski ran together during much of the evening session after making single-truck runs during[...]
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Austin Theriault to Drive Three Races for JR Motorsports

MOORESVILLE, N.C. – Austin Theriault will make his NASCAR Nationwide Series debut this season, as JR Motorsports has signed him to drive three races in the No. 5 Chevrolet. Theriault, a 20-year-old late model racer from Fort Kent, Maine, will make his debut on May 18 at Iowa Speedway, driving[...]
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Nationwide Series Report Cards

With about 20% of the NASCAR Nationwide Series complete for 2014 it is time to take a look and grade the top-10 drivers on how they’ve done so far. The grade will be a combination of what a driver has done, what was expected of them, and what is projected[...]
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Daniel Suarez to Make NASCAR Nationwide Series Debut With Joe Gibbs Racing

Huntersville, N.C. – Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) announces today that Daniel Suarez will make his NASCAR Nationwide Series debut at Richmond International Raceway on Friday, April 25 in the No. 20 Silent Circle/Telcel Toyota. Suarez is a part of the NASCAR Drive 4 Diversity program, as well as an alumnus[...]
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Swan Racing Entered, Not Sure If They’ll Go To Richmond

It’s been the talk of the last week as Swan Racing released that they were hitting financial troubles and reevaluating its future in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. As the entry list for Saturday Toyota Owners 400 was released, both Cole Whitt and Parker Kligerman, were listed as entries for[...]
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Entry List: Toyota Owners 400

# Driver Sponsor Make 1 Jamie McMurray McDonald’s Chevrolet 2 Brad Keselowski Detroit Genuine Parts Ford 3 Austin Dillon Dow Chevrolet 4 Kevin Harvick Outback Steakhouse Chevrolet 5 Kasey Kahne Farmers Insurance Chevrolet 7 Michael Annett Pilot Travel Centers / Flying J Chevrolet 9 Marcos Ambrose Stanley Tools / ACE[...]
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Entry List: ToyotaCare 250

# Driver Sponsor Make 2 Brian Scott Shore Lodge Chevrolet 3 Ty Dillon WESCO Chevrolet 4 Jeffrey Earnhardt teamjdmotorsports.com Chevrolet 5 Kevin Harvick(i) Tide Chevrolet 6 Trevor Bayne AdvoCare Ford 7 Regan Smith Hellmann’s Chevrolet 9 Chase Elliott NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet 10 Jeff Green Supportmilitary.org Toyota 11 Elliott Sadler[...]
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Retro Racing: 1991 Winston 500

The Race: The 1991 Winston 500 from the Talladega Superspeedway came down to fuel strategy between a handfuls of drivers after an early incident eliminated 17 cars. Harry Gant and crew chief Andy Peetre out foxed the likes of Dale Earnhardt and Darrell Waltrip to pick up the victory. The[...]
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Season Begins With Disappointment For Netherwood

After running second the majority of the season opening race at the Canandaigua Motorsports Park, Greg Netherwood’s night went out in a bang. And not the good kind. After taking the white flag, the Start ‘N’ Park Racing driver dove into through the first two corners and lost the engine[...]
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Netherwood Excited For Season Opener

Start ‘N’ Park Racing driver Greg Netherwood begins his quest for a title tonight at the Canandaigua Motorsports Park. The Macedon, NY native will be piloting his Flying Wee Racing Pure Stock for the first time in the 2014 and he is happy to be back behind the wheel after[...]
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ICYMI: FOX To Show Talladega Qualifying

NASCAR ramped up its pre-race excitement level for the 2014 season, making qualifying more relevant and much more entertaining by introducing a highly competitive “knockout” system, beginning with 43-plus race cars on the track at the same time at tracks 1.25 miles or longer. NASCAR on FOX, which covers the[...]
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Swan Racing In Trouble

Swan Racing released a statement via Twitter that puts the future of the two car Sprint Cup Series operation in doubt. “Swan Racing is in the process of reviewing its current situation and the ability to continue to compete in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. The team has been unable[...]
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Stat of the Week: Nationwide Series Lap Leaders

After seven races the Nationwide Series lap leader board looks a lot like the Sprint Cup Series lap leaderboard. That is because seven of the 17 drivers who have led a lap this season race primarily in that series. It also is because of those seven drivers, they have led[...]
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Power Rankings – Week 8

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Weekend Wrap Up: Bojangles’ Southern 500

Selfishly Kevin Harvick ended out debate on whether we could have 36 different race winners this season. Harvick took the victory Saturday night for his second win of the season. As long as he gets more checkers than wreckers, I guess the end justifies the mean for Harvick and his[...]
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Weekend Wrap Up: VFW Sport Clips Help A Hero 200

Chase Elliott made be pay for taking the easy way out in my pick for the win. He goes back to back winning in style at Darlington. My pick? Matt Kenseth, who came home third. So close, yet so far. After leading one lap, Chase Elliott became the 116th driver[...]
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Race Recap: Harvick Captures Southern 500

The season of checkers or wreckers continued for Kevin Harvick Saturday night at the Darlington Raceway. Unlike last weekend at Texas, it was victory for the Stewart-Haas Racing driver. He captured the Bojangles’ Southern 500 after starting on the pole for the event. “It was just one of those deals[...]
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Post Race Chatter: Bojangles’ Southern 500

Greg Biffle: “We worked really hard all night and probably didn’t have a fifth place car but we worked really hard on it and we had good pit stops and track position was everything tonight. Those last restarts we were on the outside, the inside and then the outside and[...]
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Post Race Chatter: VFW Sport Clips Help A Hero 200

Joey Logano: “I had a really fast car. It was a car that was probably capable of winning. On the restart I got into the back of somebody and knocked the nose in a little bit and the 9 and Kyle Larson were racing each other and got loose in[...]
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Almirola Sets Speed Record To Start 3rd

As with a few other drivers this season with the knockout qualifying, Aric Almirola set a new track record at the Darlington Raceway, but will start third Saturday night. “It feels freaking fast, I promise you that. I remember the first time I came here I was shaking after qualifying.[...]
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Edwards Talks The Spoils Of Victory

Carl Edwards knows his way around a victory lane or two. The Sprint Cup Series driver talked to media members Friday at the Darlington Raceway about what happens when you win a race. “Victory lane is so much fun. It is just cool. The hard part about victory lane is[...]
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Harvick On Pole And Eying Darlington Trophy

Kevin Harvick put his Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet on the pole for Saturday night’s Bojangles’ Southern 500 from the Darlington Raceway. While he’s happy with the pole win, he’s looking forward to adding a historic trophy to his collection. “This is one of those I guess what we would refer to[...]
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