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  1. RCR names two female drivers to development program, including daughter of Wally Dallenbach Jr.

    Jan 28, 2015, 5:54 PM EST

    Kate Dallenbach (photo courtesy Richard Childress Racing)

    Richard Childress Racing announced it has added two female drivers to its driver development program, including the daughter of driver-turned-broadcaster Wally Dallenbach Jr.

  2. Brad Keselowski: Hard to believe it’s his sixth season with Penske already

    Jan 28, 2015, 5:00 PM EST

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    Although he’s looking ahead to the 2015 season, Brad Keselowski did a bit of reminiscing Wednesday.

  3. Johanna Long to run select Xfinity, Truck races for new team in 2015

    Jan 28, 2015, 3:29 PM EST

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    After being sidelined in 2014, Johanna Long will drive a number of races for a new race team in both the Xfinity and Camping World Truck Series in 2015.

  4. Leavine Family Racing: There may be no ‘I’ in team, but there’s a lot of family in it

    Jan 28, 2015, 3:15 PM EST

    Michael McDowell is looking for an even better season in 2015 as he enters his second year with Leavine Family Racing.

    While a small, one-car team that makes just over half the races of the season, there’s a lot of heart and motivation in the family oriented Leavine Family Racing team.

  5. Hornish fitting in quite well with Richard Petty Motorsports

    Jan 28, 2015, 12:15 PM EST

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    Sam Hornish is fitting in quite nicely in his new role with Richard Petty Motorsports.

  6. Roush Fenway Racing looks for big rebound in 2015

    Jan 28, 2015, 11:04 AM EST

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    Although there were a number of changes at Roush Fenway Racing, team co-owner Jack Roush believes things are on the right track for a big collective comeback from RFR in 2015.

  7. Ricky Stenhouse Jr. channels Marshawn Lynch: ‘I’m just here so I won’t get fined’

    Jan 28, 2015, 10:06 AM EST

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    Ricky Stenhouse Jr. tried to channel his inner Marshawn Lynch during Roush Fenway Racing’s segment of the NASCAR Media Tour on Wednesday.

  8. The King: NASCAR’s next great driver may be in XFINITY Series right now (video)

    Jan 27, 2015, 5:28 PM EST

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    In a new promotional video for the XFINITY Series, Richard Petty says the next great NASCAR driver may be in the sport’s junior league right now.

  9. NHRA wants to give fans ‘Baptism by Nitro’ in 2015

    Jan 27, 2015, 4:22 PM EST

    (Image courtesy NHRA)

    In an effort to attract new drag racing fans, the National Hot Rod Association has embarked upon a new marketing and social media program for 2015: “Baptism by Nitro”, featuring the sport’s fastest cars, Top Fuel dragsters and Funny Cars.

  10. Cast your vote: Which SHR driver will improve most in ’15?

    Jan 27, 2015, 2:53 PM EST

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    While teammate Kevin Harvick won the Sprint Cup championship in 2014, Danica Patrick, Kurt Busch and Tony Stewart all came up short. Which driver will bounce back the most in 2015?

  11. Danica Patrick: 2014 was a success to build upon for ’15

    Jan 27, 2015, 2:45 PM EST

    Danica Patrick

    While some media may think 2014 was a sub-par year for her, Danica Patrick believes last season was just the opposite, a season of growth and improvement that she hopes to extend into the 2015 Sprint Cup campaign.

  12. Bobby Hamilton Jr. makes comeback bid in ARCA

    Jan 27, 2015, 1:32 PM EST

    Bobby Hamilton Jr. (Photo courtesy Carter 2 Motorsports)

    One year after his last comeback effort fell short, Bobby Hamilton Jr. is back to try it again with Carter 2 Motorsports in a full-time ARCA season racing effort.

  13. Start times for 2015 Camping World Truck Series races

    Jan 27, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

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    The 2015 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series schedule and race times was announced Tuesday.

  14. Start times for 2015 XFINITY Series races

    Jan 27, 2015, 12:40 PM EST

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    Race times for the inaugural season of the new Xfinity Series were announced Tuesday.

  15. International Speedway Corp. shows strong revenue growth in 2014

    Jan 27, 2015, 11:22 AM EST

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    NASCAR’s parent company, International Speedway Corporation, showed healthy growth in both the fourth quarter of 2014, as well as for the overall 2014 fiscal year, it was announced Tuesday.

  16. Cast your vote: Which Joe Gibbs Racing driver will have the best season in 2015?

    Jan 26, 2015, 4:54 PM EST

    Joe Gibbs Racing's roster for 2015 (from left): Denny Hamlin, Matt Kenseth, Carl Edwards, Xfinity Series driver Daniel Suarez and Kyle Busch.

    Which Joe Gibbs Racing driver will have the best season in 2015? Newcomer Carl Edwards, or Matt Kenseth, or JGR stalwarts Kyle Busch or Denny Hamlin?

  17. Brian France: State of NASCAR is in a good place and getting better

    Jan 26, 2015, 4:38 PM EST

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    After last year’s exciting Chase for the Sprint Cup, NASCAR chairman Brian France painted a very positive state of the sport Monday. There are still challenges, but NASCAR is working at fixing those.

  18. NASCAR outlaws the practice of flared fender side skirts

    Jan 26, 2015, 3:08 PM EST

    NASCAR Executive Vice President Steve O'Donnell

    NASCAR has outlawed the practice of teams manipulating — or flaring out — of rear side skirts to produce an aerodynamic advantage.

  19. NASCAR Hall of Famer Dale Jarrett to join NASCAR coverage on NBC, NBCSN

    Jan 26, 2015, 11:09 AM EST

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    NASCAR Hall of Famer Dale Jarrett will join NBC and NBCSN’s coverage of NASCAR in 2015, it was announced Monday.

  20. National Motorsports Press Association honors Lynda Petty, Kevin Harvick and others for service, achievement

    Jan 26, 2015, 10:31 AM EST

    Richard and Lynda Petty

    Richard Petty’s late wife, Lynda, and 2014 Sprint Cup champion Kevin Harvick were among those who were honored during Sunday’s National Motorsports Press Association annual awards banquet.

  21. Dale Earnhardt Jr. ponders a 24-hour NASCAR race

    Jan 25, 2015, 11:33 PM EST

    Dale Jr. TaxSlayer Bowl 2015

    A big fan of the Rolex 24 at Daytona, Dale Earnhardt Jr. posed a rather interesting question to his Twitter followers: Could NASCAR ever do — let alone consider — a 24-hour race?

  22. Site of previously planned NASCAR track in New York to finally be developed

    Jan 25, 2015, 6:00 PM EST

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    Land once earmarked for a new NASCAR track in New York will instead become a big box and manufacturing complex.

  23. Jack Roush hung up on twice — and Jeff Gordon was gone

    Jan 25, 2015, 2:57 PM EST

    Jack Roush

    Jack Roush isn’t used to being hung up on, but Jeff Gordon’s stepfather and business manager did so twice when the Cat in the Hat wanted to sign Gordon to drive a Ford in 1992.

  24. Rolex extends 23-year sponsor role of Rolex 24 at Daytona

    Jan 25, 2015, 1:58 PM EST

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    Rolex Watch USA will continue to sponsor the Rolex 24 at Daytona, a partnership that began 23 years ago, the watch company and Daytona International Speedway have announced.

  25. Bill Elliott: Ford passed on son Chase, but Hendrick and Chevy rode to the rescue

    Jan 25, 2015, 1:15 PM EST

    Bill and Chase Elliott PHX 2014

    Bill Elliott originally wanted son Chase in a Ford when he began his racing career. But when a deal couldn’t be worked out, the Elliott’s took a deal offered by Rick Hendrick and Chevrolet.

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