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Martin To Replace Mears In No. 5, Sources Say

Published on July 2nd, 2008 | by Michael J Smith

Mark Martin is expected to announce Friday that he will be replacing Casey Mears in the Hendrick Motorsports No. 5 Chevy in the Sprint Cup next season, sources familiar with the matter say. Hendrick has called a ... Read More


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Don't Underestimate Martin's Role In Silly Season

Published on July 2nd, 2008 | by Michael J Smith

Tim Z. at DoYouNASCAR? wrote a very interesting post about Mark Martin, not Tony Stewart, being the key to the domino theory of silly season. He wrote: With the Silly Season talks turning into a chess match – ... Read More


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Ganassi Closes Down No. 40 Team

Published on July 1st, 2008 | by Michael J Smith

Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates announced today that it was ceasing operations of its No. 40 team, driven by Dario Franchitti due to lack of sponsorship. In a press release, Ganassi said: This is a ... Read More


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Almirola To Drive No. 8 For DEI In 2009

Published on July 1st, 2008 | by Michael J Smith

As expected, Dale Earnhardt Inc announced today that Aric Almirola will be driving the No. 8 Chevy for DEI next season. The only bit of interesting news is that the U.S. Army was not mentioned as ... Read More


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Armirola To Drive DEI's No. 8 Full Time In 2009

Published on July 1st, 2008 | by Michael J Smith

Dale Earnhardt Inc. is expected to officially announce today that Aric Almirola will drive the DEI’s No. 8 U.S. Army Chevy next season, according to ESPN. Mark Martin is also expected to announce sometime this week ... Read More


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What A Difference A (Rainy) Day Makes

Published on June 30th, 2008 | by Michael J Smith

On Saturday, Tony Stewart became the 22nd winner in 22 Nationwide series races at New Hampshire Motor Speedway when he won the Camping World RV Sales 200. The win marked his fifth in the series this ... Read More


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Busch Wins LENOX Industrial Tools 301

Published on June 29th, 2008 | by Michael J Smith

Kurt Busch had a bit of good luck for a change, leading the LENOX Industrial Tools 301 when the final caution came out for rain with 18 laps to go. Shortly after that, NASCAR called the ... Read More


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Carpentier On Pole For LENOX Industrial Tools 301

Published on June 28th, 2008 | by Michael J Smith

Patrick Carpentier won the pole for the LENOX Industrial Tools 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Bobby Labonte, Scott Riggs, Kevin Harvick, and Dale Earnhardt Jr will roll off second through fifth, respectively. Reed Sorenson, Dario ... Read More


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