XFINITY: Blaney Fastest in Charlotte During Practice 1

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CONCORD, N.C. — Ryan Blaney put his No. 12 Snap-On Ford Mustang in the opening round of practice for Saturday’s Hisense 4K TV 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway (1 p.m. ET, FS1, PRN, SiriusXM). In the middle of the session, Casey Mears destroyed the right side of the No. 98 GEICO Ford Mustang after hitting the wall in Turn 4. …

NSCS: Duracell Set to Power Germain Racing; Joins Team as Associate Sponsor

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. – official team release — Photo courtesy Germain Racing — Duracell has signed on to become an associate sponsor of the Germain Racing No. 13 GEICO Chevrolet SS and driver Casey Mears in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Duracell will be a full-season associate sponsor and will appear on the car beginning this weekend at Richmond Int’l Raceway. …

NSCS: GEICO Extends Sponsorship of Mears, Germain Racing Through 2018 Season

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. – official team release — Gregory Shamus/Getty Images North America photo — GEICO has extended their relationship with Germain Racing as the primary sponsor of the No. 13 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series entry driven by Casey Mears through at least the end of the 2018 season. GEICO is wrapping up their 15th season as a team sponsor and their …

NSCS: Busch Brothers Dominate Final Practice; Kyle and Kurt Top Sprint Cup Happy Hour

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CONCORD, N.C. — Report by Race Chaser Online Correspondent James Pike —  Streeter Lecka/Getty Images North America photo — After brother Kurt was fastest in the second round of practice at Charlotte Motor Speedway earlier this afternoon, Kyle Busch made it a clean sweep of the day’s events for the Busch brothers by being fastest in final practice for tomorrow’s Bank of …

NSCS: Germain Racing Extends Casey Mears’ Contract Through 2016 Season

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. – official team release — NASCAR photo — Germain Racing has extended Casey Mears’ contract through the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season, the team announced on Tuesday. “I’m really happy to announce that Casey Mears is back in the No. 13 GEICO Chevrolet SS next year,” said team owner Bob Germain Jr. “He’s been an integral part …

Tom Time Blog: Fire, Fights and Feuds; It’s Saturday Night Short Trackin’, Cup-style!

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April 30, 2014 — Written by RaceChaser Online Senior Editor Tom Baker — Photo courtesy Yahoo Sports — NASCAR had quite a night last Saturday night. We had fire. We had fights. We had feuds. We had our second “two-time” winner. All this took place in one spectacularly entertaining Saturday night of racing at Richmond International Raceway when the NASCAR …

NASCAR Sprint Cup: Ambrose, Mears Penalized Following Richmond Incident

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April 29, 2014 — official release — Robert Laberge/Getty Images photo — DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — NASCAR has penalized drivers Marcos Ambrose and Casey Mears for their involvement in a post-race altercation in the garage area following last Saturday night’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Richmond International Raceway. Ambrose, driver of the No. 9 car, and Mears, driver of the No. 13 car, were …

NASCAR Sprint Cup: Ink Him In; Logano Wins Thriller at Richmond as Tempers Flare

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April 26, 2014 — By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service — Todd Warshaw/NASCAR via Getty Images photo — RICHMOND, Va. — Joey Logano was penciled into a spot in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. Now you can write his name in indelible ink. Capitalizing on beating and banging among competitors in front of him during the final nine-lap run, Logano surged from …