NXS: TriStar Makes Driver Change; Yeley Takes Over for Starr in No. 44 Toyota

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STATESVILLE, N.C. — official team release — Sarah Crabill/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — TriStar Motorsports announced Thursday the team has made an immediate driver change in their No. 44 Zachry Toyota, with J.J. Yeley taking over the reins of the ride from former driver David Starr. Yeley drove the No. 44 Zachry Toyota last weekend at Richmond International Raceway, earning …

NXS: J.J. Yeley Joins TriStar Motorsports; Will Pilot No. 14 Toyota Beginning With Atlanta

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STATESVILLE, N.C. – official team release — Sean Gardner/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — J.J. Yeley joined TriStar Motorsports Wednesday as the driver of the No. 14 NASCAR XFINITY Series Toyota, starting at Atlanta Motor Speedway this weekend. A veteran in the sport, Yeley has been competing in NASCAR since his debut in 2004, with Joe Gibbs Racing. Coming off of …

WOO: Dollansky Out, Gravel In as Destiny Motorsports Makes Driver Change

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WILLISTON, N.D. — official team release — Petersen Media photo — With the World of Outlaws California swing in the books, Destiny Motorsports announced Tuesday that David Gravel has been hired to take over driving duties of the No. 7 sprint car from Craig Dollansky on the World of Outlaws tour, starting with this weekend’s Texas Outlaw Nationals at Devil’s …

INDOOR: Russ Belt Out of Rumble in Fort Wayne; Car Builder Mike Streicher to Compete Sat. and Sun.

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Chris Seelman photo — One of the most storied names in Rumble Racing Series history will step back into a National Midget to conclude the 2014 Rumble in Fort Wayne Saturday and Sunday. Famed car builder Mike Streicher, who owns Hawk Chassis and collaborated with midget …

Open Wheelin’ Blog: Musical Chairs; With Conway Out, Who Steps Into The CFH No. 20?

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INDIANAPOLIS — Column by Race Chaser Online Open Wheel Correspondent Joel Sebastianelli — Chris Jones/IndyCar photo — The new IndyCar season is still four months away, but the PRI Trade Show in Indianapolis has thrown the series back into the spotlight with exciting new announcements breaking from the conference. Buried beneath several other important news stories emerging from the week …

410 SPRINTS: Holtgraver to Drive for Phoenix Racing; Replaces Kaeding in No. 59

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PITTSBURGH, Pa. – official release — TeeJay Crawford photo — Danny Holtgraver will take over the controls of the Tom and Sherry Leidig-owned Phoenix Racing No. 59, effective immediately. Holtgraver will begin his run with the Leidig team beginning this Saturday at Fremont Speedway in Fremont, Ohio. Holtgraver, who recently parted ways with Rob Hunter and the Hunter Racing No. …