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Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the No. 88 National Guard Chevrolet, looks on during testing at Charlotte Motor Speedway on December 11, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

KBB To Sponsor HMS’s No. 88, Dale Jr

Published on February 13th, 2014 | by Michael J Smith

Kelley Blue Book has joined Hendrick Motorsports as primary sponsor of the No. 88 and driver Dale Earnhardt Jr in 2014 and 2015. Under the terms of the deal, KBB will appear on the car for ... Read More


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NASCAR Vice President for Competition Robin Pemberton attends the press conference where penalties were announced against Michael Waltrip Racing following the sanctioning body’s review of Saturday’s race at Richmond International Raceway at NASCAR Research & Development Center on September 9, 2013 in Concord, North Carolina.

NASCAR Announces Changes To Penalty Structure

Published on February 4th, 2014 | by NASCAR Media Group

As part of its wide-ranging initiatives to transform its competition model, NASCAR today announced enhancements to its penalty structure and appeals process beginning this season. In addition to these changes, NASCAR also announced the appointment of ... Read More


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Reed Sorenson, driver of the No. 43 Pilot Ford, climbs out of his car on the grid during qualifying for the NASCAR Nationwide Series O'Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway on April 12, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas.

Sorenson To Drive For TBR In 2014

Published on February 4th, 2014 | by Michael J Smith

Tommy Baldwin Racing announced that Reed Sorenson will drive the No. 36 Chevy for the full 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Season. Team owner Tommy Baldwin and newly hired crew chief Todd Parrott made the decision to ... Read More


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Chase for the Cup contenders Jeff Gordon, driver of the No. 24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet, Ryan Newman, driver of the No. 39 Quicken Loans Chevrolet, Kasey Kahne, driver of the No. 5 Farmers Insurance Chevrolet, Kurt Busch, driver of the No. 78 Furniture Row / Serta Chevrolet, Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the No. 88 Time Warner Cable Chevrolet, Clint Bowyer, driver of the No. 15 Peak Antifreeze Toyota, Greg Biffle, driver of the No. 16 Post-it Ford, Joey Logano, driver of the No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford, Carl Edwards, driver of the No. 99 Fastenal Ford, Kevin Harvick, driver of the No. 29 Budweiser Chevrolet, Kyle Busch, driver of the No. 18 Double Mint Gum Toyota, Jimmie Johnson, driver of the No. 48 Lowe's Chevrolet, Matt Kenseth, driver of the No. 20 Dollar General Toyota, stand on stage prior to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 15, 2013 in Joliet, Illinois.

NASCAR Announces New Chase Format

Published on January 30th, 2014 | by NASCAR Media Group

NASCAR announced a new championship format today that will put greater emphasis on winning races all season long, expands the current Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup field to 16 drivers, and implements a new round-by-round ... Read More


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Carl Edwards, driver of the No. 99 Aflac Ford, poses with the Coors Light Pole Award after qualifying for the pole for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 1, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas.

NASCAR Announces New Qualifying Format

Published on January 22nd, 2014 | by NASCAR Media Group

NASCAR announced a new group qualifying format for its three national series that is more compelling, more closely emulates actual on-track competition and underlines the sport’s on-going commitment to innovation. At tracks measuring 1.25 miles in ... Read More


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Justin Allgaier, driver of the No. 31 Brandt Chevrolet, sits in his car during practice for the NASCAR Nationwide Series U.S. Cellular 250 Presented by Enlist Weed Control System at Iowa Speedway on August 2, 2013 in Newton, Iowa.

Allgaier To Drive For Phoenix Racing

Published on January 21st, 2014 | by Michael J Smith

Phoenix Racing announced that Justin Allgaier will drive the team’s No. 51 BRANDT Chevy in the Sprint Cup Series in 2014. Allgaier said: This is an opportunity of a lifetime and I intend to make the ... Read More


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Sam Flood, NBC executive producer, announces new broadcasters Steve Letarte and Jeff Burton for NBC Sports during a press conference during NASCAR Preseason Thunder at Daytona International Speedway on January 10, 2014 in Daytona Beach, Florida.

Letarte To Join NBC In 2015

Published on January 10th, 2014 | by Michael J Smith

Crew chief Steve Letarte will leave the No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports Chevy and driver Dale Earnhardt Jr at the end of the 2014 Sprint Cup Series season. Letarte is headed to NBC as a television analyst. ... Read More


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Team owner Chip Ganassi speaks during a press conference prior to practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AdvoCare 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on August 30, 2013 in Hampton, Georgia.

EGR Drops Earnhardt From Name

Published on January 9th, 2014 | by Michael J Smith

Earnhardt Ganassi Racing will change its name back to Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates. The sign outside of the team’s North Carolina shop and the patches and decals on the cars have been changed to ... Read More


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David Reutimann, driver of the No. 83 Burger King/Dr Pepper Toyota, during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 16, 2013 in Daytona Beach, Florida.

Reutimann, BK Racing Mutually Agree To Part Ways

Published on January 6th, 2014 | by Michael J Smith

David Reutimann and BK Racing have mutually agreed to part ways effectively immediately. Reutimann, citing uncertainty of the team’s 2014 driver lineup, has decided not to pursue a seat with the team. No word on who ... Read More


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Terry Labonte, driver of the No. 32 C&J Energy Services Ford, during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 16, 2013 in Daytona Beach, Florida .

FLR, GGR Form Joint Cup Venture

Published on December 24th, 2013 | by Michael J Smith

FAS Lane Racing and Go Green Racing have combined their resources to form a joint venture for the 2014 Sprint Cup Series season and beyond. Archie St. Hilaire, owner of GGR, said: Frank has a great ... Read More


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