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A Couple Of Daytona Notes

Reed Sorenson is going to have a second shot to make the Daytona 500 as Team Extreme is going to bring a backup car to Daytona. D.A.B Construction is going to sponsor Joe Nemechek for the Saturday Xfinity series race at Daytona. The Jet Dryers from Charlotte Motorspeedway was used to dry out the local airport so teams can make it down to Daytona.
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February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

What To Do About Daytona Qualifying??

If you saw the Daytona 500 Qualifying it was a mess in parts.  Clint Bowyer got wrecked and went on full on rant mode.  Drivers waiting a couple minutes at least before they left pit road and in the final round almost not even getting to do one lap to try to get the poll. These are my fixes at this point of time NASCAR needs to look at before they go to Talladega and try this mess...
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February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Major Kurt Busch News Out As He Has

been ordered by a judge to stay 100 yards away from Driscoll’s home and workplace, must maintain a “practicable” distance and not attempt to contact Driscoll at NASCAR events which is good until Feb. 16, 2016. Busch will also have to be evaluated for mental health problems in regard to anger control and impulse control, and it may be unlawful for Busch to purchase or possess...
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February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

NASCAR Is Not Going To Fine

Tony Stewart or Clint Bowyer for comments they have made during the group qualifying they  had today for the Daytona 500.
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February 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeff Gordon Gets Poll In Final Shot

For the first time ever pack style qualifying came to the Daytona 500.  Cars that lasted long enough had to qualify over three rounds and avoid wrecking out.   View image | gettyimages.com 8 Matt Kesneth stated that qualifying is most stressful that we have all year. The first group came out like a madhouse off pit road and Reed Sorenosn wound up with some damage early...
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February 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Starts The Year Off Right

View image | gettyimages.com 2 For 25 drivers this year it was the start of the NASCAR season as 75 laps in the Sprint Unlimited were upon them.  For Jeff Gordon though it was the start of the final full season his career.  “Just got to go for it,” said Jeff Gordon on this race. This year the race is split into two segments.  The first one lasts 25 laps before a competition...
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February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Xfinity Final Driver Preview

This is my final look at cars running this year in the Xfinity series. Some are full time, some are not. Some are multi driver cars. 03–Johanna Long–Affarano Motorsports She will back this year in a limited run of races with unknown sponsorship. I do not see her getting a top 20 with this new team. 20–Erik Jones, Matt Kenseth–Joe Gibbs Racing. Erik gets this car 10 races...
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February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Danica Patrick Comments And More News

Danica Patrick is out with comments and her dumped Superbowl ad. David Reagan is going to get CSX back as a sponsor for eight races this year. Albertsons is going to sponsor Brian Scott this year.
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February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Xfinity Driver Notes And More News

Andy Peetree has been hired to Fox Sports NASCAR team to be a rules analyst. This Kickin’ The tires link has some email excerpts from Patricia Drioscoll who had those problems with Kurt Busch. Racebuddy will be back again for the 2015 Sprint Cup season. Johanna Long is not going to be at the Xfinity Daytona race. JJ Yeley will have a full Xfinity season this year. Jimmy Weller...
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February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Lots Of Daytona Notes And More News

Brendan Gaughan is going to drive most of the Sprint Cup season this year for premium motorsports. Crazy Vapors is going to sponsor Mike Wallace at Daytona in the #66 car. Reed Sorenson will drive for Xtreme Motorsports with Golden Coral as the sponsor. Matt Dibenedetto is going to get race in select Sprint Cup races this year. Brennan Pool is going to have a 15 race Xfinity season...
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February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeb Burton, Mike Helton, And More News

Mike Helton has been named the Vice Chairman of NASCAR. Jeb Burton has been named the official driver for the #26 car at BK Racing. Bob Pockrass is joining ESPN to report on NASCAR. Reed Sorenson is going to drive for the #44 car for Xtreme Racing at Daytona. USAToday reports on a new app that will make car inspection easier.
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February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Ryan Truex And Other News Notes

NASCAR Penalties are down big time in 2014. Ryan Truex and his Sprint Cup career are in neutral. BK Racing is going to announce the driver and major sponsor for the #26 on Monday
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February 08, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Xfinty Driver Preview Part 3

This is the third part of driver previews. Sponsorship can change at any time. One more part next week and that will be it for me. 43–Dakota Armstrong–Richard Petty MotorsportsWinfield is going to the sponsor for this czar for most of the season. He was 13th -place in the points with 3 top tens last season. I say he has a shot at a win this year. He will get at least a couple...
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February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Johnny Sauter And Other NASCAR News

Johnny Sauter is going to attempt to qualify foe the Daytona 500 in the #83 Sprint Cup car with Dustless Blasting as a sponsor. Casey Mears will be in the Sprint Unlimited race. Premium Motorsports now owns the #36 team from Tommy Baldwin Racing and it will now be called the #62 car. David Ragan will have KFC as a sponsor at Daytona. The Joe Nemechek team may not come to the Daytona 500.
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February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Sprint Unlimited And Other NASCAR News

The Sprint Unlimited Format has been set for 2015.  The 75 lap event will include a scheduled caution at lap 25. NASCAR.com has an article up looking at lug nuts and weather they would go with only three on a pit stop. Jay Guy is going to be the crew chief for Michael Annett. ENOS is going sponsor Kyle Larson in the #42 car he will drive in the Xfinity series.
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February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Tony Stewart Comments, Brad Keselowski, And More News

Tony Stewart says that he does not like group qualifying at the plate tracks. The next driver to announce baby news is Brad Keselowksi. In some Kurt Busch closing arguments Kurt Busch accuses the EX of perjury. Sage Fruit is coming back as a sponsor for JR Motorsports.
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February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Xfinity Series Driver Previews Part 2

This is a the second part of many for the Xfinity series driver previews.  Sponsorship news is still lacking for some drivers expected to even go the full season. 8–Blake Koch–TriStar Motorsports This is supposed to be a full season team, but sponsorship details are lacking.  He had no top tens last season and  finished 24th place in the standings.  He will finish 19-22nd...
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February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Kurt Busch And More Sprint Cup news

Closing arguments are expected in the Kurt Busch case. Zing Zang Bloody Marry Mix is not going to be sponsoring Tommy Baldwin Racing this year. Snap Fitness will be sponsoring Landon Cassill this season. Smokey Mountain Herbal Snuff is going to sponsor Ron Hornaday for the Daytona 500. Mike Bliss is going to drive the #32 Sprint Cup car this year in at least the Atlanta race.
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February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

A.J. Allmendinger And More News

A.J. Allmendinger says the he does not have sponsorship for the Sprint Unlimited race so he will not be in it. Toy State is going to be a primary sponsor this year for Tommy Baldwin Racing. Jeffery Earnhardt is going to be driving for Viva Motorsports this year in the Xfinity series in a #55 car
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February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Xfinity Driver Preview Part One

The is my first part of many on the Xfinity drivers this season.  Sponsorship information is space for many drivers and can easily impact of they go a full season or not.   0–Harrison Rhodes–JD Motorsports Is supposed to go a full season, but no sponsorship has been announced.  Had only six races last season with no top ten.    If he goes a full season he will be 13-15th...
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January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Alex Bowman Will

View image | gettyimages.com drive for Tommy Baldwin Racing this year in the #7 car.
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January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Loads of Chase Elliott And More News

The Hendrick Motorsports camp made it official today in naming that Chase Elliott is going to take over the spot Jeff Gordon will have next year. They have also announced that he will be in a #25 Sprint Cup car sponsored by NAPA at these events: March 29 at Martinsville Speedway April 25 at Richmond International Raceway May 24 at Charlotte Motor Speedway July 26 at Indianapolis...
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January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Wood Brothers, Danica Patrick, And loads More news

Wood Brothers have sponsorship for 18 races now. Sherwin Williams will be a primary sponsor this year for Jamie McMurray, but I do not know what races that is for yet. Tony Stewart now owns the All Star Circuit Of Champions Sprint Car Series. Bubba Wallace still needs full season sponsorship. GoDaddy dumps the Danica Patrick Superbowl ad. Brett Moffitt will get one shot at the #55...
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January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Kyle Busch, Danica Patrick, And A Mess Load More News

Gene Haas is looking to resign Danica Patrick. J.J. Yeley is going to be a primary driver for BK Racing. HScott Motorsports has made it official today with the signing of Michael Annett as a full time driver. Axalta is going to sponsor a race at Pocono this year. NASCAR said that Sprint is not going to early exit as a title sponsor for NASCAR. Kyle Busch says that people confuse...
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January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Dale Jarrett, Side Skirt Rules, And more news

NASCAR is going to police the side skirt issue this year. Teams getting penalized with have to come down pit road to fix the side skirt back to the way it was. Brian France says no changes are coming to the chase this year. Dale Jarrett has been hired at NBC sports for pre and post game NASCAR coverage this year. Gamestop is going to be a sponsor this year for 10 races in the Xfinty...
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January 26, 2015  |  Discuss
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