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Steve Phelps new NASCAR President

Steve Phelps new NASCAR President

By AMANDA VINCENT Brent Dewar will step down as NASCAR President on Oct. 1, and he’ll be replaced by Steve Phelps, according to an announcement from NASCAR on Thursday morning. Dewar will transition to a senior consulting and advisory role for 2019. "NASCAR is a close-knit family, and I have been blessed to be part of a great team and industry, working
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NASCAR Cup: Lowe’s may not completely leave Hendrick Motorsports after all

NASCAR Cup: Lowe’s may not completely leave Hendrick Motorsports after all

By AMANDA VINCENT The partnership between Hendrick Motorsports and Lowe’s may not be completely over after the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season after all, according to a report on Jayski.com. The race team has, reportedly, reignited talks with the home improvement retailer to continue its sponsorship of Jimmie Johnson’s No. 48 Chevrolet beyond 2018, but with a partial season
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Brian France pleads not guilty

Brian France pleads not guilty

By AMANDA VINCENT Former NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France pleaded not guilty on Sept. 14 of charges of aggravated driving while intoxicated and misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance, according to a TMZ Sports report. France was arrested in Sag Harbor, N.Y., after running a stop sign. A breathalyzer test showed his blood-alcohol level at 0.18 and five oxycodone pills were
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NASCAR Cup: Brad Keselowski scores third-straight win

NASCAR Cup: Brad Keselowski scores third-straight win

By AMANDA VINCENT Brad Keselowski went winless through the first 24 races of the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season, but he embarked on a winning streak on race 25, the Bojangles’ Southern 500 at Darlington (S.C.) Raceway. Add to that a Big Machine Vodka 400 at the Brickyard win at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and on Sunday, Keselowski claimed a
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NASCAR Cup: Ryan Newman won’t be at Richard Childress Racing next year

NASCAR Cup: Ryan Newman won’t be at Richard Childress Racing next year

By AMANDA VINCENT Ryan Newman will not return to Richard Childress Racing to drive the No. 31 Chevrolet in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series in 2019, the driver announced via Twitter on Saturday. He does plan to continue competing full-time in the Cup Series, though. “I want to take a moment to let everyone know that I will not return to
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Blog by Amanda Vincent

Whenever Furniture Row Racing stumbles, Joe Gibbs Racing gets a black eye

Whenever Furniture Row Racing stumbles, Joe Gibbs Racing gets a black eye

Did Joe Gibbs Racing use slick business practices to rid itself of one of its toughest competitors? Whether JGR intentionally drove the proverbial nail in the Furniture Row Racing coffin, only the powers that be at JGR now. But public image sure doesn’t look good since FRR announced its closure at the end of the season.

We’re talking Furniture Row Racing, here. You know, the team that won the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series last year and has four wins this year. That four-win tally in the 26-race regular season trails only Kevin Harvick and Joe Gibbs Racing’s Kyle Busch. But let’s get back to that championship of a year ago. Furniture Row Racing beat JGR, and everyone else for that matter, with JGR equipment. I could understand how that could leave a bitter taste in JGR’s mouth.

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Steve Phelps new NASCAR President

Steve Phelps new NASCAR President

By AMANDA VINCENT Brent Dewar will step down as NASCAR President on Oct. 1, and he’ll be replaced by Steve Phelps, according to an announcement from NASCAR…

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NASCAR Cup: Lowe’s may not completely leave Hendrick Motorsports after all

NASCAR Cup: Lowe’s may not completely leave Hendrick Motorsports after all

By AMANDA VINCENT The partnership between Hendrick Motorsports and Lowe’s may not be completely over after the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season after all, according…

Blog by Amanda Vincent

Whenever Furniture Row Racing stumbles, Joe Gibbs Racing gets a black eye

Whenever Furniture Row Racing stumbles, Joe Gibbs Racing gets a black eye

Did Joe Gibbs Racing use slick business practices to rid itself of one of its toughest competitors? Whether JGR intentionally drove the proverbial nail in the Furniture…

Blog by Amanda Vincent

Whenever Furniture Row Racing stumbles, Joe Gibbs Racing gets a black eye

Whenever Furniture Row Racing stumbles, Joe Gibbs Racing gets a black eye

Did Joe Gibbs Racing use slick business practices to rid itself of one of its toughest competitors? Whether JGR intentionally drove the proverbial nail in the Furniture…