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Ryan Blaney gets DEX Imaging as three-race primary sponsor

The sponsorship package for Team Penske’s incoming young gun is starting to take shape with the addition of another sponsor.<p>Ryan Blaney recently said …

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NASCAR racers salute Bell's Chili Bowl win

Christopher Bell is the toast of the town today.<p>Saturday night in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Bell won his second consecutive Chili Bowl after taking the lead …

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Dan Gurney, American star in NASCAR and international series, dies at 86 | NASCAR.com

Dan Gurney, one of America’s greatest racing talents on the international stage and a five-time winner in NASCAR’s premier series, died Sunday. He …

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Crew chief says Chase Elliott will have shorter fuse in 2018

He’ll still be the same smiling, pleasant guy most of the time, but the driver of the No. 9 Chevy might be quicker to anger if crossed this …

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Ryan Blaney gets new haircut before Team Penske debut

A new year, a new ride and now a new look for Ryan Blaney, who cut his long, flowing locks on Saturday prior to the ramping up of the 2018 Monster …

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2018 Cup Series Season Preview: Chris Buescher

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer<p><i>*</i> <i>Editor’s note: Motorsports Tribune will be previewing the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season for the top-30 drivers</i> …

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2018 Cup Series Season Preview: Michael McDowell

By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor<p><i>Editor’s note: Motorsports Tribune will be previewing the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season for the top-30</i> …

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Chip Ganassi Racing no longer talking Daytona, Indy with Danica Patrick

Chip Ganassi Racing would have the easiest one-stop shop for Patrick’s dream finale to her racing career, but it’s pretty clear there’s no fit …

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Hornaday bummed to lose record to Martin, still thankful

Ron Hornaday Jr. will make history next week when he is enshrined in the NASCAR Hall of Fame, as the first inductee to represent the Camping World …

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Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 NASCAR Cup car hits the track in Texas

Chevy’s new NASCAR Cup Camaro took to the track for the first time at Texas Motor Speedway on Tuesday with Chase Elliott behind the wheel.<p>The Camaro ZR1-branded car replaces the Chevrolet SS that’s carried the Chevrolet flag in the series since 2013, winning three titles along the way. That’s the …

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Gaughan, Beard Motorsports Team for 2018 Restrictor Plate Races

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer<p>He may not be competing full-time, but Brendan Gaughan will be back at Daytona International Speedway for the Daytona …

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2018 Cup Series Season Preview: Aric Almirola

By Brian Eberly, Contributing Writer<p><i>Editor’s note: Motorsports Tribune will be previewing the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season for the top-30</i> …

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Notable changes as NASCAR gets set to embark on 2018 season

The sound of race car engines broke the winter silence at Daytona International Speedway in Florida last weekend as teams practiced for the Rolex 24 sports car race scheduled for Jan. 27-28.<p>Big noise in Daytona Beach is the first major sign that the very short off-season for major league auto …

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NASCAR: Chip Ganassi Racing 2018 outlook

RICHMOND, VA – SEPTEMBER 09: Kyle Larson, driver of the #42 Target Chevrolet, and Jamie McMurray, driver of the #1 McDonald’s Chevrolet (Photo by …

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Chase Elliott really likes the new Chevy Camaro he’ll be driving this season

After coming ever so close to his first Cup Series victory in 2017, a new Chevy could be just what the doctor ordered for Chase Elliott to get over …

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NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2018 induction preview | NASCAR.com

Five more legends of stock-car racing are ready to hear the NASCAR Hall of Fame’s call Jan. 19 as part of the ninth class for induction. Red Byron, …

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Rascal Flatts to perform at Daytona 500 pre-race show

<b>Buy Tickets: Daytona 500 | VIP packages</b><p>DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Superstar vocal group Rascal Flatts will perform the pre-race show at the 60th annual …

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NASCAR: 2018 is a big year for Rico Abreu’s racing career

FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 04: Rico Abreu, driver of the #98 Safelite Auto Glass/Curb Records Toyota, stands on the grid during Salute to Veterans …

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LOOK: Martin Truex Jr. is back on the track, preparing to defend his title

The very short NASCAR offseason is often called the “silly season” because of all the drama that can surround teams with driver, crew and sponsors …

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Chevrolet's big change: Chase Elliott takes Camaro for first test on Texas track

Four NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series drivers turned the first at-speed laps of 2018 Tuesday in the first of two scheduled days of Goodyear tire tests at Texas Motor Speedway.<p>Chase Elliott (Chevrolet), Martin Truex Jr. (Toyota) and Ford drivers Ryan Blaney and Aric Almirola ran laps at the 1.5-mile …

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Chad Knaus praises ‘completely re-dedicated’ Jimmie Johnson for 2018

The seven-time champion was just a tad off his game when it mattered in 2017, but his crew chief expects him to bounce back big time.<p>It was strange …

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Jeffrey Earnhardt could still find a 2018 Cup Series ride

It’s not 100 percent certain there will be an Earnhardt at the top level of stock car racing this year, but one is still working on making it …

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Who will bounce back in 2018 Monster Energy Series?

Though the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season didn’t offer these drivers much to celebrate, the season on the horizon provides an …

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. on time he drove Petty-blue No. '3' Ford

Dale Earnhardt Jr. is a Chevrolet driver for life, through and through.<p>Except for that one time he wasn’t.<p>On the anniversary of Bobby Hamilton’s …

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Fernando Alonso Admits He’d Need ‘Lot Of Practice’ To Race In NASCAR

Fernando Alonso might enjoy stepping outside his comfort zone more than most Formula One drivers, but even he has his limits.Alonso told reporters …

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Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 2018 class includes Jeff Gordon, Howard Hughes

The seven members who make up the 2018 class of the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America announced at Daytona International Speedway Friday are a …

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Celebrity Drive: NASCAR’s Kurt Busch

Busch drives a 2017 Expedition and loves '32 Fords<p><b>Quick Stats:</b> Kurt Busch Daytona 500/NASCAR Champion<b><br>Daily Driver:</b> 2017 Ford Expedition (Kurt’s rating: 8.5 on a scale of 1 to 10)<b><br>Other cars:</b> see below<b><br>Favorite road trip:</b> Tail of the Dragon, North Carolina<b><br>Car he learned to drive in</b>: 1964 Volkswagen …

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NASCAR CEO Brian France is reportedly interested in buying the Carolina Panthers - CBSSports.com

It looks like Diddy has some competition when it comes to potential bidders for the Panthers<p>NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France is reportedly part …

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Schmidt Peterson Motorsports refute rumours of Patrick/Montoya Indy 500 entry - Indycar

<b>Verizon IndyCar Series</b> squad <b>Schmidt Peterson Motorsports</b> have put an end to rumours that had been circulating stating that <b>Juan Pablo Montoya</b> or <b>Danica</b> …

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Chip Ganassi named Rolex 24 Grand Marshal

Champion car owner Chip Ganassi will serve as Grand Marshal for the 56th anniversary Rolex 24 At Daytona, giving the 'Drivers, start your engines,' …

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