Alex Bowman Wins Saturday’s Rain Delayed Drive For The Cure 300

Concord, NC – It was a wacky and wild day at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. First, we saw rain wash out both Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice sessions as well as qualifying for Saturday’s NASCAR XFINITY Series race. Then, we saw while the track was mostly dry, the NBC car driven by Erik Jones hit the steps that someone left out on the front stretch that connects the grandstands to the track. Then, we’d see the race itself be delayed by over five hours due to rain falling on the…

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Alex Bowman To Make 2 Starts In the XFINITY Series In 2017 With Chip Ganassi Racing

Dover, DE – Chip Ganassi Racing (CGR) announced today that through their technical partnership with Hendrick Motorsports, Alex Bowman, 24, will pilot the No. 42 Chevrolet Camaro in the NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) races at Charlotte Motor Speedway (Oct. 7) and Phoenix International Raceway (Nov. 11). Hendrick Automotive Group’s HendrickCars.com, which features more than 43,000 new and pre-owned cars for sale, will serve as the primary sponsor in Charlotte with additional support from Vannoy Construction. A sponsor for Phoenix will be announced at a later date. “We’re excited to welcome Alex…

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Alex Bowman To Replace Dale Earnhardt Jr. In 2018, Axalta Back for 15 Races

The highly anticipated news on who would replace Dale Earnhardt Jr. with Hendrick Motorsports has now been revealed. Hendrick made the right move too. On Thursday, Hendrick announced that Alex Bowman would drive the No. 88 Chevrolet for the team in 2018, replacing the departing Earnhardt Jr. who will retire at seasons end. Bowman, joined HMS as a test driver a few years ago, and despite several offers to land a full-time gig, he’s stay coy and worked the course. That determination and trust worked to his benefit as he’s…

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Hendrick Has to Make the Right Hire To Replace Dale Earnhardt Jr

Here’s something to think about, right now, at this moment, the Hendrick Motorsports driver lineup could be Jimmie Johnson, Chase Elliott, Kyle Busch and Brad Keselowski. Seriously, that could be their team right now. If they didn’t hire Mark Martin and Dale Earnhardt Jr. in 2008 and 2009, they’d have those two drivers instead. Busch and Keselowski have gone away to other teams and have shined. Meanwhile, Martin, Earnhardt Jr. and Kasey Kahne have been the drivers since. Martin and Kahne have combined to win 10 races in the No. 5…

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Top Options to Replace Dale Earnhardt Jr. at Hendrick

Dale Earnhardt Jr. shocked the NASCAR world on Tuesday when he announced that the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season would be his last. Earnhardt, has made 603 career Cup starts over the course of 17 full-time seasons. He’s also missed 20 races due to concussions, which is even more of a reason to why he’s ready to hang up his helmet. But, with Earnhardt stepping away, who’s left to fill in?

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Briscoe/Bell Lead Camping World Truck Series Practice Sessions on Friday in Atlanta

Hampton, GA – It was an extremely busy day of track activity at the Atlanta Motor Speedway on Friday. There were seven practice sessions among all three of NASCAR’s top series’ to go along with Cup qualifying on Friday evening as well. Three of those seven practice sessions came from the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series drivers, as they took to the track for three practices around the 1.54-mile Georgia track. In the first session, rookie Chase Briscoe led the way with a speed of 181.082 mph in his No. 29…

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Joey Logano Wins Thrilling Clash at Daytona Ending on Sunday

Daytona Beach, Fla – It was back to the glory days for the season opening NASCAR race at Daytona. Since 1979, NASCAR has held an all-star event format formerly known as the Busch Clash. Every year, this race kicks off Daytona Speedweeks. Recently though, the race was renamed and moved to run under the lights. But, a name change back to the “Clash” in the offseason and a rainout from last night, forced this year’s “Clash” to be run back to daytime hours. That threw a wrinkle to everything, as all…

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