Truex Wins at Pocono… Where are the Young Guns?

Did you see the finish at Pocono? Martin Truex, Jr. followed by Kyle Larson, Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick. That folks, is your leaderboard for the rest for the year. Busch, Harvick and Truex have won 11 of the 14 races this year, so all the talk about the young guns taking the Cup series by storm are, well, just rumors to this point. Let’s look at those young ‘uns: Kyle Larson – we’ll give him special props at this point for finishing 2nd and coming out of the final…

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NASCAR Champ Bobby Labonte to Race for NASCAR Whelen Euro Series Title

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (April 9, 2018) –  The NASCAR Whelen Euro Series is about to get some American flavor. Bobby Labonte, the first driver to win championships in two different NASCAR national series, will compete fulltime in the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series in 2018 in hopes of adding an international title to his Hall of Fame-worthy career. Labonte will drive the No. 18 Yacco Toyota for RDV Competition.

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Richard Childress Racing Names Andy Petree Vice President of Competition

WELCOME, N.C. (December 4, 2017) – Richard Childress Racing (RCR) has named Andy Petree as its new Vice President of Competition, and Dr. Eric Warren as Chief Technology Officer, effective immediately. The organizational moves bolster RCR’s competition department with more than 50 years of combined racing experience. Petree joins RCR on a full-time basis after he was brought on in an advisory role in October to conduct a comprehensive review of the team’s competition area. Warren, who has served in a competition leadership position at RCR since 2012, will oversee RCR’s…

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Liberty National Partners with Richard Childress Racing for 2018 NASCAR Season

WELCOME, N.C. (November 1, 2017) – Liberty National Life Insurance Company has entered into a partnership with Richard Childress Racing and the No. 31 team for the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. Liberty National will be featured as a primary sponsor for select races with Ryan Newman and the No. 31 Chevrolet Camaro, and will be an associate sponsor for the entire season.

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Kasey Kahne Wins the (Extended) Brickyard 400

An exhausted and unexpected Kasey Kahne won the 2017 Brickyard 400 after enduring the 6-hour event. With heat and humidity once again settling over the historic track, a small crowd even by NASCAR standards endured a nearly 2 hour rain delay and then watched the race fall apart with 50 laps to go. It looked like Kyle Busch was going to win his third Brickyard 400 after winning the first two stages relatively easily. Busch and Martin Truex, Jr looked to have the fastest cars and left the audience wondering if…

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