NXS: Michael Annett And Pilot Flying J to Join JR Motorsports Full Time In 2017

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JR Motorsports will expand its NASCAR Xfinity Series program to four full-time teams in 2017, as the Dale Earnhardt Jr.-owned company has signed a multi-year agreement with driver Michael Annett and Pilot Flying J, the largest operator of travel centers and travel plazas in North America. Annett will compete full-time for an NXS championship with JRM’s No. 5 Pilot Flying J entry next year.

NSCS: Annett Partners With St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital At The Glen

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NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Michael Annett will sport a special St Jude Children’s Research Hospital paint scheme on his No. 46 Chevrolet for the series’ Aug. 7 stop at Watkins Glen Int’l, promoting the St. Jude Tournament of Hope.

NSCS: Happy Harvick On Top; 2014 Cup Champ Paces Abbreviated Opening Cup Practice at Richmond

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RICHMOND, Va. — Report by Race Chaser Online Northeast Correspondent Kyle Magda — Todd Warshaw/Getty Images North America photo — Kevin Harvick is sporting the Busch colors once again this weekend at Richmond International Raceway. Actually it’s Busch Light, but the 3-time Richmond winner went right to the top of the charts in opening Sprint Cup Series practice. Harvick ran a …

NSCS: Michael Annett Shooting for the Stars; Looking for Improvement From HScott in 2016

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Story by Race Chaser Online Mid-Atlantic Correspondent Marshall Gabell — Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — A season of changes. Michael Annett is anticipating a hefty turnaround for his HScott Motorsports No. 46 Pilot/Flying J Chevrolet SS team this season, starting with Sunday’s 58th Annual Daytona 500, the season-opening race for the NASCAR Sprint Cup …

NSCS: HScott Motorsports Leases Charter From Premium; Secures Grid Spot for Michael Annett

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. — official team release — Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — HScott Motorsports announced Friday that it has reached a lease agreement with Premium Motorsports for use of its Charter in 2016, with which HScott will field the No. 46 Pilot Flying J Chevrolet driven by Michael Annett on a full-time basis. The agreement has been accepted …

NSCS: Crash Mars Third Daytona 500 Practice Session; Kyle Busch Tops Speed Charts

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. and CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Sean Gardner/NASCAR via Getty Images photo — Try as you might to avoid it, eventually, the dreaded Big One will catch up with you at Daytona International Speedway. The multi-car crash that scarred Wednesday’s first Daytona 500 practice session — the third session overall …

AUDIO/NASCAR Media Tour Day 2: A.J. Allmendinger Looking For More In 2015; HScott Adds A Second Car

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Story and audio by Race Chaser Online Senior Editor Tom Baker — Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images North America photo — A.J. Allmendinger was a bit taken aback when JTG-Daugherty Racing co-owner Brad Daugherty started their session (combined with HScott Motorsports) by remarking that 2014 “could have been better” and that there were “opportunities lost”. “I was having fun until …

NSCS: Solo No More; HScott Motorsports Expands To Two Car Team With Michael Annett

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — official team release — Tom Baker photo — HScott Motorsports is on the upswing for 2015. After announcing partnerships with Justin Marks and Chip Ganassi in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series and NASCAR XFINITY Series late in 2014, team owner Harry Scott announced during the Charlotte Motor Speedway NASCAR Media Tour that Michael Annett will join the …

NSCS: Cypress Associates, CypressHQ Joins Michael Annett and TBR as Primary Sponsor

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. – official release — TBR photo — Cypress Associates and CypressHQ will join NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Michael Annett and the No. 7 Tommy Baldwin Racing team in a multi-year primary sponsorship agreement beginning with this weekend’s race at Dover (Del.) International Speedway on Sunday. “Michael reflects many of the same values that I see in Cypress …

NCWTS: Michael Annett to Run Eldora Truck Race with NTS Motorsports

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CORNELIUS, N.C. – official release — NASCAR photo — NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rookie Michael Annett will compete in the second running of Eldora Speedway’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Mudsummer Classic piloting the No. 14 TMC Transportation Chevrolet Silverado for NTS Motorsports. Last year the inaugural event drew a sellout crowd and record television ratings, sparking the imagination of …

NASCAR: Two Drivers Make First Laps At Martinsville

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March 20, 2014 — NASCAR photo — MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Two drivers who had never turned a lap at Martinsville Speedway felt a lot better when they left the difficult half-mile oval Wednesday afternoon. “Zero. Absolutely zero,” is how rookie driver Gray Gaulding described his Martinsville experience before a half-day test session. The 16-year-old Gaulding will be making his NASCAR …