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Official statement from NASCAR on MWR penalties

Official statement from NASCAR on MWR penalties

September 9th, 2013 7:43 pm by Staff Report

“Based upon our review of Saturday night’s race at Richmond, it is our determination that the MWR organization attempted to manipulate the outcome of the race,” said Robin Pemberton, NASCAR vice president of competition.

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Update: Penalties against MWR put Newman in Chase in place of Truex

Update: Penalties against MWR put Newman in Chase in place of Truex

September 9th, 2013 7:38 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Ryan Newman replaced Martin Truex Jr. in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship on Monday night when NASCAR penalized Michael Waltrip Racing for manipulating the outcome of last weekend’s race at Richmond.

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RCR hires Newman to drive No. 31

RCR hires Newman to drive No. 31

September 9th, 2013 12:45 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Richard Childress Racing has hired Ryan Newman to drive its No. 31 Chevrolet next year. Newman, released by Stewart-Haas Racing at the conclusion of this season, will replace Jeff Burton. Burton announced last week he is leaving RCR.

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Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Richmond II

Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Richmond II

September 9th, 2013 12:10 pm by Dave Ongie

Shrugging and saying “That’s racing” about the Bowyer-Vickers-Logano-Truex caper pulled off at Richmond on Saturday night would be like saying the Chicago White Sox simply caught a few bad breaks in the 1919 World Series.

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Defending series champion Buescher takes second truck win in past four starts

Defending series champion Buescher takes second truck win in past four starts

September 8th, 2013 6:30 pm by Associated Press

James Buescher took control during a second green-white-checkered finish and held on to win Sunday's NASCAR truck series race at Iowa Speedway. He cut his series championship deficit to 37 points behind Matt Crafton.

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Update: NASCAR investigating Bowyer spin, possible other shenanigans at Richmond

Update: NASCAR investigating Bowyer spin, possible other shenanigans at Richmond

September 8th, 2013 12:55 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

NASCAR is reviewing evidence to determine if Michael Waltrip Racing attempted to manipulate the outcome of race that set the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship field.

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Defending champ Keselowski misses Chase; Edwards wins race at RIR

Defending champ Keselowski misses Chase; Edwards wins race at RIR

September 7th, 2013 10:36 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

NASCAR will have a new champion at the end of the season. For now, it has yet another conspiracy after an ill-timed caution at Richmond International Raceway.

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10 drivers fighting for 5 Chase spots

10 drivers fighting for 5 Chase spots

September 7th, 2013 4:07 pm by Jim Utter, The Charlotte Observer

Who is in? Who is out? Who controls their own destiny? And who needs a lot of help? A lot of questions remain about who will make up the 12-driver NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.

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Gordon on pole for Richmond race

Gordon on pole for Richmond race

September 6th, 2013 9:18 pm by HANK KURZ Jr., Sports Writer

Four-time series champion Jeff Gordon will try to race his way into NASCAR’s playoffs from the pole position after turning a track-record qualifying lap of 130.599 mph at Richmond International Raceway on Friday night.

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Whitt to replace Stremme at Swan Racing

Whitt to replace Stremme at Swan Racing

September 6th, 2013 12:39 pm by Associated Press

Swan Racing has hired Cole Whitt to drive the No. 30 Toyota for five races this season beginning next week at Chicago.

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