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NSCS: Danica Patrick to run Coca-Cola 600, not Indy 500

January 24, 2012 No Comments

Danica Patrick announced Monday morning, that she will forego her Indianapolis 500 entry, in pursuit to run her first career Coca-Cola 600 on Memorial Day weekend from the Charlotte Motor Speedway. “I hope to do it in the future, the Indy 500 that is, and maybe it will be a double,” she said. “But at […]

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NASCAR inducts class of 2012 into the Hall of Fame – Creates memorable night

January 21, 2012 No Comments

NASCAR welcomed a diverse class of 2012 into its NASCAR Hall of Fame, Friday night, that will leave an everlasting impression for generations to come. Among those inducted into the class of 2012, was Cale Yarborough. Yarborough was known as a “racer’s racer,” something fans could identify with. Richard Petty, who was inducted in the […]

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NNS: Busch Brothers Team Up For 2012 Nationwide Season

January 19, 2012 No Comments

Kyle Busch Motorsports announced today that they have signed a multi-year partnership with Monster Energy Company to be the primary sponsor of the team’s new No. 54 Toyota Camry in the NASCAR Nationwide Series. The driving duties will be split by Kyle Busch, owner of KBM, and his brother Kurt, the 2004 NASCAR Sprint Cup […]

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NNS: Rusty Wallace Racing Closes Doors for 2012 Season

January 6, 2012 No Comments

In these tough economic times, race teams seem to be hit harder than ever. That’s the case for Rusty Wallace Racing who announced on Friday that they will take a “temporary hiatus” from competing in the NASCAR Nationwide Series. RWR had fielded a two-car operation over the past several seasons with numerous drivers behind the wheel. While RWR had funding […]

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NNS: Cole Whitt Named Driver of JR Motorsports No. 88 in 2012

January 4, 2012 No Comments

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (January 4, 2012) – JR Motorsports’ flagship team will compete for a NASCAR Nationwide Series championship with one of the sport’s up-and-coming stars, as Cole Whitt has been tabbed to drive the company’s flagship No. 88 Chevrolet in 2012, team owner Dale Earnhardt Jr. announced today. Whitt, a 20-year-old native of Alpine, Calif., will also […]

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NSCS: Aric Almirola Signs With Richard Petty Motorsports To Drive Famed No.43

January 4, 2012 No Comments

CONCORD, N.C. (Jan. 4, 2012) – Richard Petty Motorsports announced today that Aric Almirola will drive the legendary No. 43 Ford Fusion in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series competition beginning in 2012. Almirola has made 35 starts in the Sprint Cup Series, his most recent stint coming in 2010 when he finished the last five races […]

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NSCS: Kurt Busch Signs with James Finch for 2012

December 22, 2011 No Comments

Kurt Busch, who has been seemed to place a thorn in his own side throughout his stay in the NASCAR ranks, letting his temper and raw emotion get the best of him, recently found himself released from his Penske Racing No.22 seat after coming to a mutual agreement with Penske. The news of the departure […]

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NSCS: 2012 Bud Shootout Lineup Announced – Daytona International Speedway

December 14, 2011 No Comments

NASCAR announced Wednesday the list of eligible competitors for the 2012 Bud Shootout, which will launch Speedweeks at Daytona International Speedway for a 34th straight year. The event is scheduled for February 18, with a start time of 8:10pm ET on FOX and will also be broadcasted on MRN live nationally. The criteria for making […]

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