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Suarez Joins Stewart-Haas
Monday, 7 Jan, 2019 – 13:46 | Comments Off on Suarez Joins Stewart-Haas
Suarez Joins Stewart-Haas

Daniel Suarez is head to SHR.

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Stewart-Haas Racing has signed Daniel Suárez to its Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series lineup in 2019.

The Mexican driver, who turned 27 on Monday, will drive the team’s No. 41 Ford Mustang. He is will join Kevin Harvick, Aric Almirola and Clint Bowyer as a teammate

The 2019 season will mark […]

Nemechek On The Move
Sunday, 9 Dec, 2018 – 19:08 | Comments Off on Nemechek On The Move
Nemechek On The Move

John Hunter Nemechek is headed to a new team in 2019. (Photo by Jerry Markland/Getty Images)

By John Sturbin/Senior WriterRacinToday.com

John Hunter Nemechek has joined GMS Racing and team-owner Maurice J. Gallagher Jr. for the full 2019 NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) season in a bid for Sunoco Rookie of the Year honors.

Nemechek, of Mooresville, N.C., ran […]

Kurt Busch Joins Ganassi Racing
Tuesday, 4 Dec, 2018 – 15:13 | Comments Off on Kurt Busch Joins Ganassi Racing
Kurt Busch Joins Ganassi Racing

Chip Ganassi Racing announced Tuesday that it has hired 2004 NASCAR Cup Series champion Kurt Busch to drive its No. 1 Camaro in 2019.
Busch, who has driven for Stewart-Haas Racing the past several years, will take the place of Jamie McMurray in the No. 1 car.
“I am tremendously proud to be joining Chip Ganassi Racing […]

The Promise Of Joey Logano Has Been Fulfilled
Monday, 19 Nov, 2018 – 8:06 | Comments Off on The Promise Of Joey Logano Has Been Fulfilled
The Promise Of Joey Logano Has Been Fulfilled

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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HOMESTEAD, Fla. – Joey Logano possessed one dream as a child – to be a NASCAR champion. On Sunday at Homestead-Motor Speedway his dream finally became reality.
With a Ford that was powerful on the short runs, Logano bolted into the lead with 12 laps remaining and stretched his advantage to […]

Little Old ‘Me’ Logano Topples ‘The Big Three’
Sunday, 18 Nov, 2018 – 19:31 | Comments Off on Little Old ‘Me’ Logano Topples ‘The Big Three’
Little Old ‘Me’ Logano Topples ‘The Big Three’

By Jim Pedley | Senior Writer
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In the lead-up to Sunday’s season-ending Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway, driver Joey Logano referred to the four remaining championship contenders as, “The big three and me.”
In the darkness of the South Florida swamps, it was a tear-soaked “me” hoisting the big, silver championship trophy in […]

Makers Predict Hybrids In NASCAR Future
Saturday, 17 Nov, 2018 – 17:48 | Comments Off on Makers Predict Hybrids In NASCAR Future
Makers Predict Hybrids In NASCAR Future

HOMESTEAD, Fla. – With hybrid passenger cars becoming more popular, executives with the three automotive manufacturers involved in NASCAR said Saturday they envisioned a hybrid-style engine eventually being used in the sport.
However, they admitted they didn’t know when that day would arrive since racing, like the automobile business, was a long-lead business.
“You’ve got […]

FRR’s Shut Down Won’t Slow Garone
Saturday, 17 Nov, 2018 – 8:33 | Comments Off on FRR’s Shut Down Won’t Slow Garone
FRR’s Shut Down Won’t Slow Garone

HOMESTEAD, Fla. – Ever since Furniture Row Racing made its debut in 2005 Joe Garone has been by owner Barney Visser’s side, but now the organization’s president has to find a new job due to the team’s closing.
A mainstay in racing for more than two decades, Garone said Friday at Homestead-Miami Speedway that he’s not […]

Flat Spot On: Pearson Let His Driving Do the Talking
Thursday, 15 Nov, 2018 – 9:03 | Comments Off on Flat Spot On: Pearson Let His Driving Do the Talking
Flat Spot On: Pearson Let His Driving Do the Talking

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Longtime radio announcer Barney Hall gave David Pearson his “Silver Fox” nickname, which fit extraordinarily well beyond the graying hair that emerged during his salad days of the 1970s. Pearson was elusive as in hard to catch. He was wily as in difficult to pin down. And, he was fast as […]

‘Silver Fox’ Pearson Has Passed Away At 83
Monday, 12 Nov, 2018 – 21:03 | Comments Off on ‘Silver Fox’ Pearson Has Passed Away At 83
‘Silver Fox’ Pearson Has Passed Away At 83

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According to media reports, Hall of Fame driver David Pearson has died at age 83.
The three-time champion in the NASCAR Cup Series, and the winner of 105 Cup races, died on Monday the reports say.
Pearson won 105 Cup races, second only to Richard Petty, who was Pearson’s chief rival in the 1960s and ’70s.
Between 1963-77, […]

Busch Wins In Arizona; Final Four Is Set
Sunday, 11 Nov, 2018 – 19:15 | Comments Off on Busch Wins In Arizona; Final Four Is Set
Busch Wins In Arizona; Final Four Is Set

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Next week in the humid, swampy darkness of Homestead-Miami Speedway, three drivers will be gunning for their second NASCAR Cup Series championship and one other will be going for his first.
That was all determined by an ugly race Sunday near Phoenix, Ariz.
Kyle Busch moved to the lead for a final […]