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Dec 10
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Bobby Labonte Lands Ride For Daytona 500; Other Races

Bobby Labonte - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images 2000 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) champion Bobby Labonte will fill the seat vacated by his older brother, Terry Labonte at GoFAS Racing in 2015, CATCHFENCE.com has learned. Labonte, 50, will drive the No. 32 Ford Fusion beginning with the 57th annual Daytona 500 at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway on February 22. Furthermore, the 21-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race winner will also compete in the other three remaining superspeedway events at Daytona (July) and Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway respectively. An official announcement is expected as early as Wednesday. In 22 Daytona 500 attempts, he earned the pole in 1998, the same year of his best finish of second behind race winner Dale Earnhardt Sr. Texas-based C&J Energy Services will continues its role in backing ... FULL STORY »

World-Renowned U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds to Perform Flyover for the 57th annual DAYTONA 500 on Sunday, Feb. 22

USAF Thunderbirds at Daytona International Speedway DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – For the fifth straight year, the world-renowned U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds will provide the flyover for the 57th annual DAYTONA 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season opener onSunday, Feb. 22. The Thunderbirds, officially known as the U.S. ... FULL STORY »

Cheerios and Kroger to Sponsor Ty Dillon for 2015 Daytona 500

Ty Dillon, No. 33 Cheerios / Kroger Chevrolet SS Richard Childress Racing Driver to Make Great American Race Debut WELCOME, N.C. (December 9, 2014) - Richard Childress Racing will continue a long-standing partnership with General Mills® when NASCAR XFINITY Series driver Ty Dillon makes his Daytona 500 debut driving the ... FULL STORY »

Martinsville Speedway Toy Drive Offers Something For Kids Of All Ages

Martinsville Speedway Logo MARTINSVILLE, Va. (Dec. 8, 2014) – The Martinsville Speedway Toy Drive is going to make a lot of kids happy … including some big kids. This is the 18th year for the toy drive and as always, the goal is to ... FULL STORY »

To The Victor Go The Spoils

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Kevin Harvick and the other drivers from the Chase pose onstage during the 2014 NASCAR NMPA Myers Brothers Awards on December 4, 2014 at the Encore Las Vegas in Las Vegas, Nevada. - Photo Credit: David Becker/NASCAR via Getty Images Kevin Harvick’s domination of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season was never more evident than at the Myers Brothers Awards Luncheon, where the reigning champion was recognized with seven important awards. Harvick took home the American Ethanol Green Flag Restart ... FULL STORY »

Joey Logano Puts Disappointment Behind Him

Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Joey Logano came to Homestead as one of four drivers eligible for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship. He also came to the season finale with the best average finish through the first nine races of the Chase. But a mistake on ... FULL STORY »

Jeff Gordon Explains Homestead Pit Strategy

2014 NSCS Driver Jeff Gordon (AARP Drive to End Hunger) - Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images Jeff Gordon appeared to have a race-winning car in the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway, but a decision to pit for four tires late in the race dropped him far back in the running order and relegated the driver of ... FULL STORY »



NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Kevin Harvick and the other drivers from the Chase pose onstage during the 2014 NASCAR NMPA Myers Brothers Awards on December 4, 2014 at the Encore Las Vegas in Las Vegas, Nevada. - Photo Credit: David Becker/NASCAR via Getty Images
Award Winners Announced from the NASCAR NMPA Myers Brothers Awards Luncheon
Posted 12.04.14
Dale Earnhardt Jr. Receives 2014 NMPA Myers Brothers Award; 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Kevin Harvick Earns Seven Honors DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 4, 2014) – In recognition of his career achievements as a champion driver, team owner and philanthropist, Dale Earnhardt Jr. was named the recipient of the 2014 ...FULL STORY »
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Joe Gibbs Racing Announces 2015 Crew Chief Lineup
Posted 12.04.14
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (December 4, 2014) – Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) announces today crew chief assignments for each of its four 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and three NASCAR XFINITY Series teams. JGR’s 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Crew Chief lineup: • Jason Ratcliff, No 20 Toyota driven by Matt Kenseth • ...FULL STORY »
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NBC Sports Group Welcomes Kyle Petty to NASCAR Broadcast Team
Posted 12.04.14
Popular and Experienced NASCAR Analyst Joins Krista Voda on Sprint Cup and XFINITY Series Pre- and Post-race Coverage on NBC and NBCSN STAMFORD, Conn. — December 4, 2014 — NBC Sports Group welcomes one of the most-liked personalities in motorsports to its multiplatform NASCAR coverage as Kyle Petty joins its upcoming ...FULL STORY »
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Furniture Row Racing Announces New Crew Chief
Posted 12.03.14
DENVER, Colo. (Dec. 3, 2014) – Furniture Row Racing announced today that Cole Pearn has been promoted from lead race engineer to crew chief of the No. 78 Chevrolet driven by Martin Truex Jr. in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Pearn, 32, replaces Todd Berrier, who has been offered ...FULL STORY »
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NBC Sports & FOX Sports Join Forces to Unleash New Era in NASCAR Television
Posted 12.03.14
Network Sports Marketing Teams Unite to Craft Co-Branded NASCAR Creative to Air on FOX, FOX Sports 1, NBC and NBCSN in Advance of 2015 Season Las Vegas — On the heels of one of the most exciting NASCAR seasons in recent memory, the award-winning marketing teams at FOX Sports and NBC Sports ...FULL STORY »
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New Cup Crew Chief McCall Will Miss Racing Late Models At Martinsville
Posted 12.02.14
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (Dec. 2, 2014) – Matt McCall will have a different view for the STP 500 than what he’s accustomed to at Martinsville Speedway. For most of his racing career McCall has viewed the historic track through the windshield of his Late Model Stock Car competing in the MDCU 300, ...FULL STORY »
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NASCAR Celebrates Champion’s Week in Las Vegas With First-Time Champion Kevin Harvick
Posted 11.25.14
Four-Day NASCAR Postseason Bash Returns with New Consumer Activations, Traditional Fan-Favorite Events DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 25, 2014) — After a season filled with exciting racing fueled by the revamped Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup™ format, NASCAR will return to Las Vegas in December for its annual postseason celebration – ...FULL STORY »
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Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Re-Signs Richard Petty Motorsports Marketing
Posted 11.24.14
Team Will Manage Growth in "Fresh From Florida" Marketing Campaign CONCORD, N.C. (November 24, 2014) - The marketing arm of Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) announced today the extension of their relationship with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. RPM will continue to develop and execute a fully-integrated motorsports marketing ...FULL STORY »
Cheez-It 355 at the Glen
Cheez-It™ 355 at The Glen in 2015
Posted 11.20.14
Cheez-It® returns as title sponsor for Watkins Glen International’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race WATKINS GLEN, NY (November 20, 2014) – Watkins Glen International and Kellogg Company announced Cheez-It® renews its place as the title sponsor of The Glen’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. WGI’s marquee event, Cheez-It™ 355 at The Glen ...FULL STORY »


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