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Faces of Vietnam Veterans to Grace Army NASCAR, NHRA Cars

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FORT KNOX, Ky. (Aug. 12) – The U.S. Army, in conjunction with Stewart-Haas Racing in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and Don Schumacher Racing in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series, will run special paint schemes honoring the men and

Sprint Summer Showdown, $1,000,000 Bonus Fuels Unexpected Winners

HAMPTON, Ga. (Aug. 15, 2011) – The Sprint Summer Showdown was introduced earlier this summer as a way to up the level of competition for the five NASCAR Sprint Cup Series events leading up to Atlanta Motor Speedway’s Sept. 4

Mike Wallace manages top-20 at Watkins Glen despite spin and pit road penalty

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (August 13, 2011) – Mike Wallace and the un-sponsored No. 01 Chevrolet of JD Motorsports started the NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Waktins Glen International filled with optimism from their last road course visit.  When the series visited

15th Anniversary of Labonte Brother Milestone at Atlanta Motor Speedway

HAMPTON, Ga. (Aug. 16, 2011) – This year’s AdvoCare 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event at Atlanta Motor Speedway marks the 15th anniversary of a historic day for both NASCAR and one of the sport’s greatest brother duos to ever compete.

NASCAR takes Easter Weekend off, visit your local short track!

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As NASCAR and the professional racing scene takes the Easter weekend off, the rest of the racing world is still active – if you know where to find it. We’re talking about checking-out your local short tracks. Whether NASCAR-sanctioned or

Hamlin’s No. 11 team repeats as pit crew champions

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CHARLOTTE, N.C.—The No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing team, which pits the car of driver Denny Hamlin, became the first back-to-back winner of the Sprint Pit Crew Challenge, defeating the No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports team, which pits the car of five-time

Logistical Issues Plague Kentucky’s Cup Debut

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SPARTA, Ky – At the end of the 2010 season, fans at Kentucky Speedway proclaimed their track as not ready to host a Sprint Cup weekend. On Saturday their worst fears were realized. Traffic was backed up entering the speedway