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Darlington Raceway Will Celebrate “Seven Decades Of NASCAR” For Throwback Weekend In 2018

DARLINGTON, S.C. – In year four of its award-winning throwback platform, Darlington Raceway will be celebrating “Seven Decades of NASCAR” for its 2018 campaign. The Official Throwback Weekend of NASCAR will be celebrated during the track’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Bojangles’

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Richard Petty Motorsports Announces Partnership with Richard Childress Racing

MOORESVILLE, N.C. – Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) and Richard Childress Racing (RCR) announced today a new partnership between the two organizations. RCR will supply chassis and engineering support to the team. The RPM entry will receive horsepower from ECR Engines,

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Dale Earnhardt Jr., Matt Kenseth And Danica Patrick Have Mixed Emotions On Stepping Away From Full-Time Racing

Championship Weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway marked the end of the season for NASCAR racers, but it also marked the end of an era as Dale Earnhardt Jr., Matt Kenseth, and Danica Patrick took their final laps as full-time drivers in

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Earnhardt Jr. Ends Racing Career With 15th Consecutive Most Popular Driver Award

DARLINGTON, S.C. – Dale Earnhardt Jr., who retired from full-time competition in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series at the conclusion of the 2017 season, has been named the National Motorsports Press Association Most Popular Driver for the 15th consecutive

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Furniture Row Racing’s Erik Jones Named The 2017 Sunoco Rookie Of The Year

HOMESTEAD, Fla. – After a testing first year in NASCAR’s top series, Erik Jones claimed the 2017 Sunoco Rookie of the Year honors, fending off challengers Daniel Suarez and Ty Dillon. Jones had a season that was marked by glimpses

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Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick And Brad Keselowski Came Up Short On The 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Title

HOMESTEAD, Fla. – In the end, only one driver can be champion and the sickening, dejected feeling of losing a championship weighed heavily on the other three combatants of the Championship 4. Kevin Harvick, Kyle Busch and Brad Keselowski all

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Martin Truex Jr. Wins Ford EcoBoost 400 And Championship At Homestead-Miami

HOMESTEAD, Fla. – Martin Truex Jr. won it all after taking the checkered flag in Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, naming him the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Champion. Truex’s victory at Homestead-Miami Speedway was his eighth

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Roger Penske And Sam Hornish Jr. Reflect On Danica Patrick’s Legacy

HOMESTEAD, Fla. – With Danica Patrick announcing that she is going to run the Indianapolis 500 in 2018, it has garnered the attention of two legends of North American open-wheel, and they had nothing but positive things to say about

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Hurricane Irma Victims And Martin Truex Jr. Are On Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s Mind During Final Full-Time Cup Series Weekend

HOMESTEAD, Fla. – Despite competing in his last Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series weekend, Dale Earnhardt Jr. had his thoughts on others, rather than himself. NASCAR’s 14-time most popular driver was compassionate, compelling and above all, genuine pertaining to his

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Despite Adversity Off The Track, 2017 Has Been An “Incredible Ride” For Truex Jr.

HOMESTEAD, Fla. – Martin Truex Jr. has shined on the track throughout the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season, but off the track, he has faced personal battles that make his success in the race car just that much

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