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Bowyer Eager To Get Back To Driving For Wins
Thursday, 19 Jan, 2017 – 9:37 | Comments Off on Bowyer Eager To Get Back To Driving For Wins
Bowyer Eager To Get Back To Driving For Wins

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
CONCORD, N.C. – Optimism flourishes among drivers and race teams during the pre-season, but for Clint Bowyer there’s a high level of excitement and anticipation that the Kansas driver hasn’t experienced in several years.
“I love what I see at Stewart-Haas (Racing),” Bowyer said Wednesday at the Ford Performance Center in […]

Ford, Keselowski Engage In Development Program
Monday, 16 Jan, 2017 – 18:07 | Comments Off on Ford, Keselowski Engage In Development Program
Ford, Keselowski Engage In Development Program

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In an effort to develop talent for its NASCAR program long-term, Ford Performance has initiated a multi-tiered driver development program. The first stage is a formal relationship with Brad Keselowski Racing (BKR) and its Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) effort, where Ford has signed Chase Briscoe as one of the drivers for the 2017 season.
“We’re […]

A Long List Spurred Edwards To Fix His Priorities
Saturday, 14 Jan, 2017 – 13:13 | One Comment
A Long List Spurred Edwards To Fix His Priorities

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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A NASCAR driver at the height of his career, driving for one of the premier series’ top teams, walked out his house’s back door and headed for a meeting. Sitting on the steps was one of his daughters.
When he asked why she wasn’t riding her bicycle she replied that […]

Edwards’ Retirement Is A Bit Of A Head-Scratcher
Thursday, 12 Jan, 2017 – 10:50 | Comments Off on Edwards’ Retirement Is A Bit Of A Head-Scratcher
Edwards’ Retirement Is A Bit Of A Head-Scratcher

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Carl Edwards did not have the fitness magazine cover-photo pecs and abs on that day more than a dozen years ago when we sat down in an Italian restaurant in Kansas City’s artsy-hipster Freight House District. He didn’t have a full-time NASCAR Cup ride, let alone the promise of a […]

Edwards: It Was A Gut Decision To Retire As Driver
Wednesday, 11 Jan, 2017 – 11:05 | Comments Off on Edwards: It Was A Gut Decision To Retire As Driver
Edwards: It Was A Gut Decision To Retire As Driver

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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During a press conference conducted Wednesday morning in Charlotte, N.C., veteran NASCAR driver Carl Edwards confirmed his retirement as a full-time competitor.
“People who know me, know I follow my gut. Sometimes, I just gather everything around me and say, ‘If all signs point to this, this is what I should […]

Toyota Unveils New Camry Cup Car
Wednesday, 11 Jan, 2017 – 8:40 | Comments Off on Toyota Unveils New Camry Cup Car
Toyota Unveils New Camry Cup Car

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In an unprecedented marketing move, Toyota has unveiled its 2018 NASCAR Camry race car in conjunction with the debut of the 2018 production Camry during the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
Following a dramatic redesign to its showroom counterpart, the Camry race car will compete on the racetrack in 2017 as Toyota defends its […]

Reports: Cup Driver Carl Edwards Is Retiring
Tuesday, 10 Jan, 2017 – 12:40 | Comments Off on Reports: Cup Driver Carl Edwards Is Retiring
Reports: Cup Driver Carl Edwards Is Retiring

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Numerous media outlets are reporting Tuesday morning that Carl Edwards will not drive in NASCAR series in the upcoming season. He will reportedly be replaced at Joe Gibbs Racing by Daniel Suarez.
No reasons for the sudden and unexpected move have been reported.
JGR has scheduled a press conference for Wednesday.
Edwards, 37, spent 13 years in the […]

Earnhardt, Hendrick Talk About Junior’s Return
Friday, 9 Dec, 2016 – 16:14 | One Comment
Earnhardt, Hendrick Talk About Junior’s Return

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NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. and team owner Rick Hendrick spoke to the media in a teleconference on Friday.
They talked about Earnhardt’s health, his return to racing after missing 18 races in 2016 with concussion-like symptoms, a test held this week and much more.
The following is a transcript of the teleconference:
DALE EARNHARDT, JR.: “Well, the […]

Earnhardt Jr. Cleared To Return To Driver’s Seat
Thursday, 8 Dec, 2016 – 13:01 | Comments Off on Earnhardt Jr. Cleared To Return To Driver’s Seat
Earnhardt Jr. Cleared To Return To Driver’s Seat

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Dale Earnhardt Jr., sidelined for 18 Sprint Cup races in 2016 because of injury, will be back in the No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports car in February at Daytona International Speedway it was announced Thursday.
“I feel great, and I’m excited to officially be back,” Earnhardt, 42, said. “I expected things to go really well yesterday, and […]

Monster Energy Replaces Sprint
Thursday, 1 Dec, 2016 – 17:12 | Comments Off on Monster Energy Replaces Sprint
Monster Energy Replaces Sprint

NASCAR announced Thursday that Monster Energy drink will become the entitlement sponsor of its premier series.
Press releases from NASCAR did not say what the name of the series would be. Some media reports had asserted that the word “Cup” would be dropped.
Cup has been attached to the name of the series since R.J. Reynolds tobacco’s […]