NXS: Keeping Up With the Joneses; Erik and Brandon Lead XFINITY Rookie Battle

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LAS VEGAS — official series release — Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — Last week Brandon Jones led the Sunoco Rookie of the Year standings. This week it’s Erik Jones atop the pile. A slim two points separate the young rising stars in the rookie standings as the series rides out to Las Vegas this weekend. Joe Gibbs Racing’s Erik …

NSCS: Front Row Motorsports’ Brett Moffitt Honored as 2015 Sprint Cup Rookie of the Year

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LAS VEGAS — Story by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — Brett Moffitt was officially honored as the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sunoco Rookie of the Year on Thursday during the NMPA Myers Brothers Luncheon in Las Vegas. The 23-year-old Grimes, Iowa native competed in 31 of the 36 races …

KNPSW: In Battle of Teammates, Gragson Tops Raz for K&N West’s Sunoco Rookie Honors

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – official series release by Brooke Franceschini, NASCAR — Getty Images for NASCAR photo — Noah Gragson didn’t take long in establishing himself as one of the drivers to beat this season in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West. The 17-year old from Las Vegas, Nevada, kicked off his rookie campaign with a third-place finish in the …

NWSMT: Trey Hutchens Collects 2015 Whelen Southern Modified Rookie Honors

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – official series release by Tim Southers, NASCAR — Getty Images for NASCAR photo — Trey Hutchens was destined to be involved in racing. Being the son of one of the most respected team engineers in NASCAR can have its pluses and minuses, but the 17 year-old is making a name for himself just fine in NASCAR’s …

NKNPSE: 2015 K&N East Champ Byron Named Sunoco Rookie of the Year

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — by Brooke Franceshini, NASCAR — Getty Images for NASCAR photo — William Byron can add another accolade to his resume. The 17-year old, Charlotte, North Carolina, native and 2015 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East champion became just the fifth driver to win the Sunoco Rookie of the Year title in their championship season. Byron edged HScott …

NSCS: Another Name Adding to the Legacy; Jeffrey Earnhardt to Compete for 2016 Cup Rookie of the Year

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. — official team release — Matt Hazlett/Getty Images North America photo — Can-Am, a member of the BRP family and the leader in ATV & Side By Side Vehicles will join Go FAS Racing and Jeffrey Earnhardt in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series beginning with the 2016 season. The 26-year-old Mooresville, NC native signed a multi-year deal with …

INDYCAR: Chaves Crowned as Sunoco Rookie of the Year After 14th Place FInish in Sonoma

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INDIANAPOLIS – official team release — Chris Jones/IndyCar photo — After an emotionally challenging week for the IndyCar community, Bryan Herta Autosport and Gabby Chaves overcame adversity in the season-ending GoPro Grand Prix at Sonoma Raceway to secure the 2015 Sunoco Rookie of the Year championship. “I am happy with the way our Bryan Herta Autosport team worked out this year …

NSCS: Rookie Battle Heats Up; Moffitt to Drive No. 34 Car for Rest of Season

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STATESVILLE, N.C. — official team release — Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images North America photo — Front Row Motorsports will keep 22-year-old Brett Moffitt behind the wheel of its No. 34 Ford Fusion. The team has named the Grimes, Iowa, native as the primary driver of its No. 34 entry in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, including multiple races with primary sponsorship …

NWMT: Back in Blue; Boehler Racing Enterprises Returns to Whelen Modified Tour With Rookie Troy Talman

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OXFORD, Mass. — Story by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Michael Pares photo — Boehler Racing Enterprises is back in blue — Ole Blue, that is. After a patchwork season in 2014 that saw the Boehler family-owned No. 3 miss several races and put the team’s future in doubt over the winter, Ole Blue will return to …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Justin Boston to Race for Kyle Busch Motorsports in 2015; Will Compete for Truck Series Rookie Crown

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. — Audio and story by Managing Editor Jacob Seelman for Speed77 Radio and Race Chaser Online — Photo courtesy Justin Boston Racing — The cards are finally falling into place for 2013 ARCA Racing Series SCOTT Rookie of the Year Justin Boston. Boston, who won two ARCA races this season (Toledo and Madison) en route to finishing fourth …