NASCAR: Hendrick, Martin, Childress, Parsons & Parks Join Hall of Fame in 2017

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — official series release — NASCAR photos — NASCAR announced Wednesday evening the inductees who will comprise the NASCAR Hall of Fame’s Class of 2017. The five-person group – the eighth since the inception of the NASCAR Hall of Fame in 2010 – consists of Richard Childress, Rick Hendrick, Mark Martin, Raymond Parks and Benny Parsons. In …

NSCS: Chase Elliott’s 2016 Sprint Cup Scheme Revealed on NASCAR Race Hub

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CONCORD, N.C. — Story by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman and Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Hendrick Motorsports photo — The wait is over. NAPA Auto Parts’ absence in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will be no more when Chase Elliott steps behind the wheel of the No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet in 2016, and Elliott revealed his new …

NASCAR: TaxSlayer.com Extends, Expands Partnership With Dale Earnhardt Jr. Ahead of 2016

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MOORESVILLE, N.C.  – official team release — Robert Laberge/Getty Images North America photo — TaxSlayer.com has extended its partnership with driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his company, JR Motorsports, and expanded it to include an affiliation with Hendrick Motorsports. TaxSlayer.com will be the primary sponsor of Earnhardt Jr.’s No. 88 Chevrolet SS for one Sprint Cup Series race in 2016. It will …

NSCS: Labonte Cherishes Call From Hendrick Following Hall of Fame Induction Announcement

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GREENSBORO, N.C. – official team release — Photo courtesy Hendrick Motorsports — Terry Labonte is one of the most storied drivers in NASCAR history. The former Hendrick Motorsports standout, known as the Ironman, made 665 consecutive NASCAR Sprint Cup Series starts – a record that stood until 2002. Labonte also won two Sprint Cup Series championships – in 1984 and …

NSCS: Could Gordon Have a Brickyard Swan Song In Store?

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Report by Race Chaser Online Mid-Atlantic Correspondent Marshall Gabell – Maddie Meyer/Getty Images North America photo – 2015 might be the last time we see future NASCAR Hall of Fame driver Jeff Gordon full-time on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series circuit, but the four-time champion did not rule out the chance to race part-time in the …

Speed Zone Blog: Victory Lap; A Look At Jeff Gordon’s Legacy Entering Final Full-Time Season

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Blog by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Chevrolet photo — In the back of my mind, I knew the announcement that came on January 22 would eventually happen, I was just completely unprepared for it to come when it did. In fact, I was almost blindsided by it. Jeff Gordon is going to stop …

NASCAR: Jeff Gordon and Chase Elliott Share Spotlight At Hendrick Media Event

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Story by Race Chaser Online Senior Editor Tom Baker — Jared C. Tilton/NASCAR via Getty Images photo — It’s not often that a race team holds a press conference where one of its racers is going for his seventh NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship and he gets overshadowed by a retiring teammate and a teenager with no Cup …

NSCS: Chase Elliott to Drive Hendrick No. 24 in 2016; Will Run 5 Races in 2015 Beginning at Martinsville

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CONCORD, N.C. – official team release — Hendrick Motorsports photo — Chase Elliott, who became the youngest national series champion in NASCAR history last season, will join Hendrick Motorsports as a full-time Sprint Cup driver beginning in 2016. Elliott’s No. 24 Chevrolet SS team will be led by crew chief Alan Gustafson, who has earned 19 wins, 18 pole positions, 98 …