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Dillon primed for championship run

Ty Dillon knows what it's like to be close to a NASCAR national series championship. He doesn't know how it feels to win one. In his first three full-time seasons -- the initial two in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (2012-13) and the last in the NASCAR XFINITY Series (2014) -- Dillon finished fourth, second and fifth, respectively, in the final points standings. The 2015 NASCAR...
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Team Chevy Statement on Kurt Busch

“Our relationship with Kurt Busch remains unchanged. He remains suspended, and we will continue to monitor all aspects of this situation.”Jim Campbell, Chevrolet vice president of Performance Vehicles and Motorsports
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Kurt Busch remains suspended but NASCAR says reinstatement possible

More than seven hours after the Delaware Department of Justice said Kurt Busch will not face criminal charges for his role in an alleged assault of former girlfriend Patricia Driscoll last September at Dover International Speedway, NASCAR said Busch's suspension remains intact.   Shortly before 5:30 p.m. ET Thursday, NASCAR issued the following statement:   "NASCAR is aware of...
Via Fox Sports
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NASCAR Statement on Kurt Busch

"NASCAR is aware of the Delaware Department of Justice announcement today regarding driver Kurt Busch. As we disclosed Monday, he has accepted the terms and conditions of a reinstatement program and is actively participating in the program. Kurt Busch’s eligibility for reinstatement will continue to be governed by that program and the NASCAR Rule Book, though the elimination of...
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Prediction for the Kobalt Tools 400

This Sunday, NASCAR’s 3rd race of the season will be held at Las Vegas Motor Speedway for the Kobalt Tools 400. Last week, we saw a vintage Jimmie Johnson in his early season win at Atlanta, and we may see more of the same JJ this week too. Additionally, we saw Jeff Gordon involved in a second consecutive wreck, which ended his afternoon early. The past two weeks have been incredibly...
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NXS: Axalta to Sponsor Regan Smith at Phoenix International Raceway

JR Motorsports announced on Thursday, March 5th that Axalta Coating Systems will be the primary sponsor on Regan Smith’s No. 7 Chevrolet for the NASCAR XFINITY race at Phoenix International Raceway later this month. Axalta is sponsoring the race, with the event being called the Axalta Faster. Tougher. Brighter. 200.  “Axalta has been a valued part of our championship organization...
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NXS: Axalta Partners With Smith for Phoenix

MOORESVILLE, N.C. – JR Motorsports announced Thursday that Axalta Coating Systems will come on-board the No. 7 Chevrolet at the Phoenix International Raceway on March 14. The partnership fits well with Smith because the company is also serving as the entitlement sponsor. “Axalta has been a valued part of our championship organization almost from the very beginning, and we are pleased...
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Tough Luck for Landon Cassill

Like every other year, the beginning of a new season signifies new hope in NASCAR. For bigger teams, it is all about winning and making the Chase for the Sprint Cup, while for others, it is just about making the race. Landon Cassill and Hillman-Smith Racing, formerly known as Hillman Racing, have found themselves in a predicament. The Iowa native entered his fifth full-time season...
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NSCS: Kurt Busch Won’t Face Charges

The Delaware Attorney General’s office has decided not to charge NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver and 2004 champion, Kurt Busch. The department issued the following statement as to why they made the decision: “The Delaware Department of Justice has carefully reviewed the complaint made of an alleged act of domestic violence involving Kurt Busch in Dover on September 26, 2014, which...
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FS1's Adam Alexander: Hamlin, Blaney lead XFINITY charge into LVMS

Adam Alexander, FOX Sports play-by-play announcer for the NASCAR XFINITY Series and co-host of NASCAR Race Hub, took a few minutes this week to offer his thoughts on Saturday's race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Alexander will call the race (4 p.m. ET, FOX Sports 1) alongside Michael Waltrip and guest analyst Kevin Harvick, the defending NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion. Who is your...
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Kurt Busch Statement on DA Decision

I am grateful that the prosecutors in Delaware listened, carefully considered the evidence, and after a thorough investigation decided to not file criminal charges against me.  I wish to thank my family, friends, fans, and race team who stood by me throughout this nightmare with their unwavering support.  Thanks also goes to my legal team for making sure that the truth got out...
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Kyle Petty Charity Ride announces 21st Anniversary route

The Kyle Petty Charity Ride Across America has announced the route for its 21st Anniversary motorcycle trek, taking place May 2-8, 2015. NBC Sports NASCAR analyst and former NASCAR driver Kyle Petty will lead 200 motorcyclists along the 2,500 mile-route, stretching from Santa Cruz, Calif. to Branson, Mo., to raise funds and awareness for Victory Junction – a camp created to enrich...
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Cassill rolls into Vegas

Landon Cassill is ready to hit it big in Las Vegas. Cassill will drive the G&K Services 01 Chevrolet in Saturday’s Boyd Gaming 300 Xfinity Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, one of the fastest tracks on the circuit. “Everything about Vegas is fast, so I guess it makes sense that the track is, too,” Cassill said. “I like the track and the way the Xfinity cars handle...
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Want to drive like Dale Earnhardt Jr.? You finally have a chance

Always wanted to drive like Dale Earnhardt Jr.? Now's your chance. Or at least your chance to drive the same car Junior once drove, provided, of course, that you're willing to pony up a cool $200,000 to buy it. Earnhardt's boss, Rick Hendrick, got his start in the car business as a teenager, fixing wrecked Corvettes and then reselling them. And he was a Chevrolet dealer long before...
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Kurt Busch will not face any charges for domestic abuse case

NASCAR driver Kurt Busch will not be charged by the Delaware Attorney General’s office for the alleged assault of his ex-girlfriend Patricia Driscoll at Dover International Speedway last September. “After a thorough consideration of all of the available information about the case, it is determined that the admissible evidence and available witnesses would likely be insufficient...
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Kurt Busch will not be charged for domestic violence due to lack of evidence

Getty Images Suspended NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Kurt Busch will not be charged for domestic violence in Delaware due to a lack of evidence. On Thursday the Delware Department of Justice announced there was insufficient evidence to charge Busch with a crime. He had been accused of attacking former girlfriend Patricia Driscoll on Sept. 26 of last year. He allegedly had slammed...
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NASCAR: Kurt Busch Will Not be Charged in Domestic Violence Case

The court case against Kurt Busch has now been resolved – for now. On Thursday morning, the Delaware Attorney General’s office announced that Busch will not face criminal charges over the alleged assault of his...
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Patrick Looking To Build Momentum in Las Vegas

Danica Patrick and the No. 10 GoDaddy Chevrolet SS team for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) head to Las Vegas Motor Speedway for Sunday’s Kobalt 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race with the goal of gaining momentum on the 2015 season’s second 1.5-mile oval. After earning a 21st-place finish in the season-opening Daytona 500, Patrick and her team went to Atlanta Motor Speedway for the...
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Prosecutors: No charges for NASCAR driver Kurt Busch

DOVER, Del. (AP) Delaware prosecutors say they will not file criminal charges against NASCAR driver Kurt Busch following allegations of domestic violence by his ex-girlfriend. NASCAR officials indefinitely suspended Busch last month after a Delaware Family Court judge said the former champion almost surely choked and beat Patricia Driscoll inside his motorhome at Dover International...
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Delaware Department of Justice Statement on Kurt Busch

The Delaware Department of Justice has carefully reviewed the complaint made of an alleged act of domestic violence involving Kurt Busch in Dover on September 26, 2014, which was reported to the Dover Police Department on November 5, 2014 and investigated. After a thorough consideration of all of the available information about the case, it is determined that the admissible evidence...
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Kurt Busch won't face criminal charges in case with ex-girlfriend

Kurt Busch will not face criminal charges for his role in an alleged assault of former girlfriend Patricia Driscoll last September at Dover International Speedway.   After months of investigation on Thursday morning, the Delaware Department of Justice issued the following statement:   "The Delaware Department of Justice has carefully reviewed the complaint made of an alleged act...
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8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Prosecutors: No criminal charges against NASCAR driver Kurt Busch in domestic violence case

DOVER, Del. (AP) Prosecutors: No criminal charges against NASCAR driver Kurt Busch in domestic violence case.
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NSCS: Gilliland Vegas-Bound 11th in Points

Love’s Travel Stops Team Off to Good Start with Wingo at the Helm kamagra zsel rendels STATESVILLE, MARCH 4, 2015 – David Gilliland, driver of the No. 38 Love’s Travel Stops Ford, comments on racing at Las Vegas Motor Speedway: “I like how we’ve started this season. We had a good run in Daytona and a decent day in Atlanta. It feels good to go into Las Vegas...
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NSCS: Whitt: No. 35 Can Get ‘Down and Dirty’ on Las Vegas Track

Smoother Surface Means Better Ride for Speed Stick Ford STATESVILLE, MARCH 4, 2015 – Cole Whitt, driver of the No. 35 Speed Stick Ford, comments on racing at Las Vegas Motor Speedway: “I’ve only been to Vegas once, last year, and we were actually really good in the primary. But we had to go to a back-up after a crash in practice. But I learned a lot. I learned where the...
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NXS: Season Debut for Dick in Vegas

No. 55 Viva Auto Group Chevrolet – Jamie Dick Track: Las Vegas Motor Speedway (Las Vegas, NV) Event: Boyd Gaming 300 (200 Laps, 300 Miles) Date: Saturday March 7th, 2015 Broadcast: 3:30 PM (ET) Live on FOX Sports 1   China Grove, NC (March 4th, 2015) – Jamie Dick will be making his season debut this weekend in the Boyd Gaming 300 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Having last...
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