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NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty in the garage during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sprint Unlimited at Daytona International Speedway on February 15, 2013 in Daytona Beach, Florida.

Petty Considering A Switch To Toyota?

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

According to multiple sources, Richard Petty Motorsports is considering leaving Ford when the team’s contract expires at the end of the year. In 2015, the team is considering fielding Toyotas. In 2012, when RPM’s contract with ... Read More


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Kasey Kahne, driver of the No. 5 Farmers Insurance Chevrolet, climbs into his car in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway on June 14, 2013 in Brooklyn, Michigan.

Francis Fined For ‘Dega Infraction

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

Kenny Francis, crew chief for Hendrick Motorsports’ No. 5 Chevy and driver Kasey Kahne, was penalized for rules violations found during post-qualifying inspection for the Aaron’s 499 at Talladega Superspeedway. The No. 5 team was found ... Read More


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Clint Bowyer, driver of the No. 15 5Hour Energy Toyota, speaks with the media during NASCAR Sprint Media Tour at Charlotte Convention Center on January 30, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

MWR Extends Bowyer, 5-Hour Energy

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

Michael Waltrip Racing announced that it has reached multi-year contract extensions with Clint Bowyer, driver of the No. 15 Sprint Cup Entry, Brian Pattie, Bowyer’s crew chief, and 5-Hour Energy, Bowyer’s sponsor. Since joining the team in ... Read More


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Denny Hamlin, driver of the No. 11 FedEx Express Toyota, takes the checkered flag to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Aaron's 499 at Talladega Superspeedway on May 4, 2014 in Talladega, Alabama.

Hamlin Wins Aaron’s 499

Published on May 5th, 2014 | by NASCAR Wire Service

n his 300th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series start, Denny Hamlin overtook Kevin Harvick coming to the white flag to win the Aaron’s 499 at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway. The 45th annual spring event at the 2.66-mile superspeedway ... Read More


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Juan Montoya during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pennslyvania 400 at Pocono Raceway on August 4, 2012 in Long Pond, Pennsylvania.

Montoya May Return To NASCAR

Published on April 30th, 2014 | by Michael J Smith

Team Penske is expected to announce that former NASCAR driver and current IndyCar driver Juan Pablo Montoya will return to the Sprint Cup Series in a third Penske Ford for select races. He is slated to ... Read More


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Joey Logano, driver of the No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford, races to the checkered flag to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway on April 26, 2014 in Richmond, Virginia.

Logano Wins Cup Race At Richmond

Published on April 27th, 2014 | by NASCAR Wire Service

Joey Logano was penciled into a spot in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. Now you can write his name in indelible ink. Capitalizing on beating and banging among competitors in front of him during ... Read More


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Parker Kligerman, driver of the No. 30 Aria Hotels/Black Clover Toyota, stands in the garage during a testing session at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 6, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Swan Restructures; Kligerman Out

Published on April 24th, 2014 | by Michael J Smith

After reportedly assessing its situation, Swan Racing has decided to restructure. Team co-owner Anthony Marlowe has merged the No. 26 team into BK Racing, joining the No. 23 driven by Alex Bowman and the No. 83 ... Read More


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The No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports team makes a pit stop during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bojangles' Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway on April 12, 2014 in Darlington, South Carolina.

Pit Crew Coach Leaving HMS

Published on April 22nd, 2014 | by Michael J Smith

Hendrick Motorsports pit crew coach Lance Munksgard is leaving the organization to pursue an opportunity outside of racing, according to MRN.com. Munksgard has overseen the No. 48 and No. 88 pit crews since the end of ... Read More


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Parker Kligerman, driver of the No. 30 Swan Energy / Lean1 Toyota, drives through the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 1, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas.

Swan Racing May Cease Operations

Published on April 18th, 2014 | by Michael J Smith

Swan Racing may cease operations soon, according to reports. The team released several employees and is currently assessing its situation. The team hasn’t been able to secure sponsorship for the No. 26 of Parker Kligerman or ... Read More


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