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Duck Commander now NASCAR title sponsor at Texas

Duck Commander now NASCAR title sponsor at Texas

February 6th, 2014 2:36 pm by Associated Press

Texas Motor Speedway on Thursday announced a three-year title sponsorship agreement for its spring race with Duck Commander, the brand of best-selling duck calls and Robertson family-owned company featured on the A&E show "Duck Dynasty."

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Shepherd to attempt to make Daytona 500 at 72

Shepherd to attempt to make Daytona 500 at 72

February 5th, 2014 12:37 pm by Associated Press

Morgan Shepherd turned 72 in October. He became the oldest driver to compete in a Sprint Cup race last summer at New Hampshire.

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NASCAR creates new 'deterrence' penalty system

NASCAR creates new 'deterrence' penalty system

February 4th, 2014 3:31 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

The new system will be applied only to technical infractions; NASCAR will still handle behavioral offenses individually.

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Parrott nabs crew chief  job at TBR

Parrott nabs crew chief job at TBR

February 3rd, 2014 7:46 pm by Associated Press

Todd Parrott has landed a crew chief position in the Sprint Cup Series with Tommy Baldwin Racing. Parrott was suspended by NASCAR last year for failing a random drug test and it cost him his job with RPM.

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Kwasniewski to run Nationwide with Turner

Kwasniewski to run Nationwide with Turner

February 3rd, 2014 2:20 pm by Associated Press

Dylan Kwasniewski will run a full NASCAR Nationwide Series schedule for Turner Motorsports this season. Rockstar Energy Drink has signed on to sponsor the No. 31 Chevrolet for the 18-year-old driver.

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NASCAR's Kvapil takes plea deal in domestic assault case

NASCAR's Kvapil takes plea deal in domestic assault case

January 31st, 2014 9:56 pm by Associated Press

NASCAR driver Travis Kvapil received two years’ probation and must perform 72 hours of community service as part of a deferred prosecution agreement in his domestic assault case.

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NASCAR creates winner-take-all championship format

NASCAR creates winner-take-all championship format

January 30th, 2014 2:58 pm by Associated Press

An expanded 16-driver field will be whittled down to a final four through three rounds of eliminations. The remaining four drivers will go to the season finale with an equal chance to win the championship.

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Ferrari, Red Bull sputter to halts at F1 testing

Ferrari, Red Bull sputter to halts at F1 testing

January 30th, 2014 9:56 am by JOSEPH WILSON, Associated Press

Ferrari's Fernando Alonso and Red Bull newcomer Daniel Ricciardo both sputtered to a halt during their first day of Formula One preseason testing on Thursday.

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Drivers differ on proposed NASCAR format changes

Drivers differ on proposed NASCAR format changes

January 29th, 2014 2:55 pm by STEVE REED, AP Sports Writer

Carl Edwards said NASCAR is taking the wrong approach in its effort to draw more fans to the race track.

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Sprint Showdown moving to night before All-Star race

Sprint Showdown moving to night before All-Star race

January 28th, 2014 3:52 pm by STEVE REED, AP Sports Writer

Charlotte Motor Speedway officials are changing the schedule for the 30th annual Sprint Cup All-Star Race weekend in May.

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