NXS: Ty On Top; Dillon Claims Coors Light Pole Award for XFINITY Opener at Daytona

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Recap by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — After a day and a half of NASCAR XFINITY Series action at Daytona International Speedway, there is no question that Ty Dillon has the fastest car in the field — at least in single car runs. Ever since Richard …

NXS: NOS Energy Drink Returns to JGR; Teams Up With Bobby Labonte & Kyle Busch in 2016

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HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. – official team release — Geoff Burke/Getty Images photo — Joe Gibbs Racing and NOS Energy Drink will reunite in the rejuvenation of a longstanding partnership, as the team announced Wednesday that the energy drink brand will serve as primary sponsor of the team’s No. 18 Camry in the NASCAR XFINITY Series. Defending NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Kyle Busch …

NSCS: Roush-Fenway Rocket; Stenhouse Leads First Talladega Practice

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TALLADEGA, Ala. — official release –Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images North America photo Ricky Stenhouse Jr. shot to the top of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series leaderboard Friday afternoon, eclipsing the 200-mph barrier in a jumbled opening practice at Talladega Superspeedway. Stenhouse, driving the Roush Fenway Racing No. 17 Ford, clocked a fast lap of 200.780 mph around the 2.66-mile track. Stenhouse, who failed to qualify at Talladega …

NASCAR: RCR Returning to Goodwood Festival of Speed

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WELCOME, N.C. — official team release — Tim Scott/Sports Car Digest photo via RCR — Richard Childress Racing (RCR) has accepted an invitation to participate in the world’s biggest and most diverse celebration of motorsports history — the annual Goodwood Festival of Speed in West Sussex, England — from June 25-28. The festival features race cars from around the world, past and present. Vehicles …

NSCS: Speculation City; Musical Chairs in Full Swing As NASCAR Heads Towards Atlanta

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Story by Race Chaser Online Mid-Atlantic Correspondent Marshall Gabell – Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images North America photo — With less than 72 hours before the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice begins at Atlanta Motor Speedway, there is still a bunch of uncertainty hovering over the possible substitute drivers for the injured Kyle Busch. Busch, who pilots the No. …

NSCS: Go FAS Racing Signs Bobby Labonte For 2015 Superspeedway Races

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. — official team release — Matt Sullivan Photography/Getty Images North America photo — GoFAS Racing has signed former NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Champion Bobby Labonte to pilot the No. 32 C&J Energy Services Ford Fusion in 2015, the team announced on Wednesday. The Corpus Christi, TX native will run the four Superspeedway events with support from Texas …

DIRT LATE MODELS: Bobby Labonte Racing to Close at End of 2014 Season

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TRINITY, N.C. – official release — Michael Moats photo — Bobby Labonte Racing will cease operations at the end of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series season, the team announced on Wednesday. Since 2007, BLR and driver Earl Pearson Jr. have enjoyed championship success together. They won back-to-back Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series titles and some of dirt late model …

NASCAR Sprint Cup: Phoenix Racing rebranded as HScott Motorsports

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SPARTANBURG, S.C. (February 5, 2014) – Harry Scott Jr. announced today that Phoenix Racing has been renamed HScott Motorsports. The rebranding of the team comes five months after Scott purchased the team from James Finch. As part of this announcement, the company unveiled its new branding, including a new logo, website and social media accounts. “I am truly looking forward to …

NASCAR Sprint Cup: Phoenix Racing officially tabs Allgaier for 2014 season

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January 21, 2014 — RaceChaser staff report by Jacob Seelman — Phoenix Racing photo — SPARTANBURG, SC — The secret is finally out. The last member of the expansive 2014 NASCAR rookie class was revealed today, as Harry Scott Jr. and Phoenix Racing officially announced today that Justin Allgaier will be the driver of the #51 BRANDT Chevy SS during …

NASCAR Sprint Cup: Labonte to drive second Phoenix Racing entry

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December 17, 2013 — via press release — photo from Jerry Markland/Getty Images North America — Spartanburg, SC — Phoenix Racing announced that Bobby Labonte will drive a second car for the team in the Daytona 500 on February 23, 2014 at Daytona International Speedway. The move reunites Phoenix Racing chairman emeritus, James Finch, with the 2000 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series …