NXS: Viva Motorsports Ceasing Operations Effective Immediately

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CHINA GROVE, N.C. — official team release — Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images North America photo — Viva Motorsports has announced that it will cease operations, effective this week. The team’s showing at Michigan International Speedway this past Saturday will effectively serve as its last appearance in the NASCAR XFINITY Series. Viva Motorsports came on the NASCAR scene in 2009. Since then, the …

URC: United Racing Company Ceases Sprint Series Operations

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DELMAR, Del. – official report — Steve Sabo/SDS Photography photo — After nine seasons as a corporate entity, the United Racing Company will cease operation in December 2014. Series officials cited low car count, a diminishing number of shows, the rising cost of operating a 360 sprint car and less fan appeal as primary factors in the closure of the …

DIRT LATE MODELS: Bobby Labonte Racing to Close at End of 2014 Season

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TRINITY, N.C. – official release — Michael Moats photo — Bobby Labonte Racing will cease operations at the end of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series season, the team announced on Wednesday. Since 2007, BLR and driver Earl Pearson Jr. have enjoyed championship success together. They won back-to-back Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series titles and some of dirt late model …