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Will Kimmel tops speed charts in busy ARCA open testing at Kentucky Speedway

It was a tall order but someone had to do it. And that someone was Sellersburg, Indiana's Will Kimmel who topped the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards speed charts Wednesday in open testing at Kentucky Speedway.   It was no small feat either as 25 drivers posted time and speed in preparation for Friday night's ZLOOP 150 at Kentucky, live on FOX Sports 1 at 8:00 p.m...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
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Boston Ready for Double Duty at Kentucky; Poole Subs for Townley Joining JGR’s Suarez and Coughlin for ZLOOP 150

The ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards (ARCA) season will visit Kentucky Speedway Friday, September 19th for the second to last event of the 2014 season. With plenty of pre-race headlines to note, Justin Boston will not only carry his sponsor colors for the ARCA title race sponsored ZLOOP 150 but will also be making his first career NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) start with...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
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Boston Ready for Double Duty at Kentucky; Poole Subs for Townley Joining JGR’s Suarez and Coughlin for ZLOOP 150

Sparta, Kentucky (September 17, 2014) – The ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards (ARCA) season will visit Kentucky Speedway Friday, September 19th for the second to last event of the 2014 season. With plenty of pre-race headlines to note, Justin Boston will not only carry his sponsor colors for the ARCA title race sponsored ZLOOP 150 but will also be making his first career...
Via On Pit Road
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Stanley and Dewalt to sponsor Edwards and Kenseth next year at Joe Gibbs Racing

Joe Gibbs Racing announced on Wednesday that tool companies STANLEY and DEWALT will sponsor Carl Edwards and Matt Kenseth next year in the Sprint Cup Series. STANLEY will serve as the primary sponsor for Edwards’ No 19 Toyota for 12 races beginning in 2015, while DEWALT will sponsor Kenseth’s No. 20 Toyota for six events. “We are thrilled to announcea new partnership for Joe...
Via On Pit Road
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Despite Four-Straight Sub-Par Finishes, Don’t Count Dale Earnhardt Jr. Out

FORT WORTH, TX. — Judging by how many are breaking their legs to jump from the “Dale Earnhardt Jr. will win his first championship” bandwagon, you would have thought that Earnhardt came out this past Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway with a run from his dreaded 2009-2010 stretch of his career. In reality, Earnhardt and his crew took a car that was awful on Friday and Saturday...
Via Sicknissified
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

RPM And Joe Gibbs Notes

Richard Petty Motorsports is going to remain a two car team. Joe Gibbs Racing though has picked up sponsorship from Stanley And Dewalt
Via The Pit Stop
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tough love: Danica and Ricky have history of on-track clashes

This past Sunday's late-race clash between lovebirds Danica Patrick and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. at Chicagoland Speedway raised more than a few eyebrows - with good reason. After it, all it's not every day that two romantically involved people who share living quarters bump into one another on a racetrack at blazing speeds. Immediately after the wreck, which triggered the race...
Via Fox Sports
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. taps Josh Berry for second Nationwide race

JR Motorsports Late Model driver Josh Berry, who made his NASCAR Nationwide Series debut last month, will get his second shot behind the wheel of the No. 5 JRM Chevrolet in the Nationwide Series 2014 finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Nov. 15. JR Motorsports general manager Kelley Earnhardt Miller, sister of team owner Dale Earnhardt Jr., made the announcement on Wednesday. Ragu...
Via Fox Sports
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Petty planning to run 2 full-time cars next year

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Richard Petty Motorsports insisted Wednesday it is committed to running two cars in 2015 despite losing driver Marcos Ambrose and primary sponsor Stanley in the span of five days. Ambrose said last weekend he is returning to his native Australia and will run V8 Supercars for Roger Penske. His sponsor, Stanley, said Wednesday it is moving to Joe Gibbs Racing...
Via AP on Fox
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NTS Motorsports penalized for infraction on Austin Dillon truck

Austin Dillon's third-place finish in last Saturday's Camping World Truck Series race at Chicagoland Speedway now carries an asterisk. NASCAR announced Wendesday afternoon that Dillon's No. 20 NTS Motorsports Chevrolet failed to meet post-race body height/ground clearance requirements of the 2014 NASCAR rule book during post-race inspection. The infraction represents...
Via Fox Sports
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Richard Petty Motorsports committed to two teams in 2015

Following Wednesday's announcement that Stanley and DeWalt are leaving Richard Petty Motorsports for Joe Gibbs Racing in 2015, RPM has a major sponsorship hole to fill for next season. With last Saturday's revelation that Marcos Ambrose is leaving RPM at the end of the season, as well, the company has lost the driver and two primary sponsors of its No. 9 Ford in just five...
Via Fox Sports
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

NNS: Josh Berry Tagged to Pilot No. 5 at Homestead

MOORESVILLE, N.C. — JR Motorsports announced Wednesday that Josh Berry, who made his NASCAR Nationwide Series debut last month, will get behind the wheel of the No. 5 at the Homestead-Miami Speedway. Ragu, who has sponsored the team since 2011, will be featured as the primary sponsor. The company has served as the country’s leading pasta sauce since around the 1940s. Ragu made...
Via Sicknissified
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Richard Petty Motorsports Reaffirms Commitment For Two Cars In 2015

CONCORD, N.C. – At the start of 2014, Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) announced a three-year extension and investment increase by Smithfield Foods on the No. 43 Ford team. The previous year RPM welcomed new partners Strike 10 Entertainment and the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to join Smithfield[...]
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Tommy Baldwin Racing Adds New Sponsor for Annett

MOORESVILLE, N.C. — Tommy Baldwin Racing announced that Cypress Associates, and its wellness policy CypressHQ, will come on-board the No. 7 of Michael Annett with a multi-year primary sponsorship deal. The first race with this new partner will be at the Dover International Speedway on Sept. 28. “Michael reflects many of the same values that I see in Cypress as a company,...
Via Sicknissified
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: DEWALT/STANLEY Reach Deal With Joe Gibbs Racing

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. — Joe Gibbs Racing announced Wednesday that it has formed a partnership with STANLEY and DEWALT that will begin in 2015. The deal will offer primary sponsorships with Carl Edwards and Matt Kenseth. STANLEY will come on-board the Joe Gibbs Racing No. 19 Toyota that will be piloted by Edwards for 12 races. DEWALT will serve as a primary sponsor on Matt Kenseth’s...
Via Sicknissified
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

JGR adds Stanley, DeWalt for Edwards and Kenseth

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (AP) Joe Gibbs Racing has partnered with both Stanley and DeWalt to sponsor Carl Edwards and Matt Kenseth next season. Stanley will be the primary sponsor for 12 races on Edwards' new No. 19 Toyota at JGR. The team had previously announced that telecommunications company Arris would sponsor 17 races, so JGR has just nine races remaining to fill for Edwards...
Via AP on Fox
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Richard Petty Motorsports Committed to Two-Car NASCAR Sprint Cup Team in 2015

At the start of 2014, Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) announced a three-year extension and investment increase by Smithfield Foods on the No. 43 Ford team. The previous year RPM welcomed new partners Strike 10 Entertainment and the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to join Smithfield Foods, U.S. Air Force and longtime partner STP. The result was the RPM No....
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22 hours ago  |  Discuss

NCWTS: Tough Truckers Return to NHMS After Two-Year Hiatus

EASTON, Pa. — For the first time since 2011, the Camping World Truck Series will race at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway for the UNOH 175. With 175 tough laps on the horizon, there are many unknowns that are stalking the championship contenders, as the series enters another race weekend towards the finale in Homestead-Miami Speedway.  The Track Opening in June of 1990, the track...
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22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Joe Gibbs Racing names primary sponsors for Edwards, Kenseth

Joe Gibbs Racing announced Wednesday morning that the Stanley security provider brand and DeWalt power tools will join the organization as primary sponsors for drivers Carl Edwards and Matt Kenseth in 2015, respectively. Stanley, which has been a primary sponsor of Marcos Ambrose at Richard Petty Motorsports since 2011, will be the primary sponsor for 12 races on Edwards' No...
Via Fox Sports
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chasing The Underdogs: Rough Week In Chicago

JOLIET, Ill. - One week after fans of the underdogs of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rejoiced when two of their own — Aric Almirola and AJ Allmendinger — made it into the Chase field, there was very little to celebrate in Chicago. It was an absolute disastrous week for the underdogs, but one man looked to be in a good position to carry the banner for a third-consecutive week....
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23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Stanley and Dewalt join JGR; to sponsor Carl Edwards and Matt Kenseth

On Wednesday Joe Gibbs Racing announced that it had entered into a partnership with Stanley and Dewalt bringing sponsorship to the cars which will be driven by Carl Edwards and Matt Kenseth during the 2015 season. Stanley will partner with JGR appearing as the primary sponsor for 12 races on the No. 19 Toyota Camry driven by Edwards while Dewalt will appear on the No. 20 driven by...
Via Tireball.com
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Joe Gibbs Racing Announces Partnership With STANLEY and DEWALT

Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) announced today that it has entered partnership with world-leading tool and security provider STANLEY and professional power tool provider DEWALTbeginning in the 2015 season.  STANLEY and DEWALTwill serve as primary sponsors for drivers Carl Edwards and Matt Kenseth, respectively. STANLEY will partner with JGR as the primary sponsor for 12 races on the No...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cypress Associates Partners with Annett, TBR

Cypress Associates, and its groundbreaking wellness policy CypressHQ, will join NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Michael Annett and the No. 7 Tommy Baldwin Racing (TBR) team, signing a multi-year primary sponsorship agreement beginning with the race at Dover (Del.) International Speedway on Sunday, Sept. 28.   "Michael reflects many of the same values that I see in Cypress as...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brad Keselowski starts off 2014 Chase on top of the field

On Sunday, Brad Keselowski started his 2014 Chase for the Sprint Cup off on the perfect note – scoring the victory at Chicagoland Speedway to lock himself into the second round. “I guess you couldn’t ask for a better way to start the Chase other than starting up front,” Keselowski commented post-race. “Just phenomenal with the way things played out.  I don’t know if...
Via On Pit Road
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Clint Bowyer No. 15 5-hour ENERGY Toyota New Hampshire II Preview

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series travels to New Hampshire Motor Speedway for this weekend’s 300-lap event. It’s a visit that couldn't come at a better time for Clint Bowyer. The Michael Waltrip Racing driver has multiple wins at the mile oval (September 2010 and September 2007). And in July he led 36 laps and had a shot at the win when he restarted third for a green-white-checkered...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
23 hours ago  |  Discuss
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