NSCS: Hamlin Hammers Down; JGR Driver Paces Opening Sprint Cup Practice at Bristol

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BRISTOL, Tenn. — Report by Race Chaser Online Northeast Correspondent Kyle Magda — Sean Gardner/Getty Images North America photo — The speed in the Joe Gibbs Racing stable hasn’t left them Friday at Bristol Motor Speedway. Daytona 500 winner Denny Hamlin set the fastest time in opening practice at 14.913 seconds (128.666 mph) in the No. 11 FedEx Freight Toyota. Hamlin …

NXS: Spoiling Joe Gibbs Day; Ty Dillon Paces Final XFINITY Practice at Phoenix

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AVONDALE, Ariz. — Story by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — Sean Gardner/Getty Images North America photo — Richard Childress Racing driver Ty Dillon spoiled the Joe Gibbs Racing parade on Friday at Phoenix International Raceway. Though Erik Jones was fastest in the first two sessions, including a Gibbs Racing top-three sweep in practice two, Ty Dillon had …

NXS: Erik Jones Still Quick at Phoenix; Rookie Driver Leads JGR 1-2-3 in Second Practice

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AVONDALE, Ariz. — Report by Race Chaser Online Northeast Correspondent Kyle Magda — Chris Trotman/Getty Images North America photo — Erik Jones hasn’t skipped a beat Friday at Phoenix International Raceway. The 19-year-old driver’s perfect day remains intact as Jones turned the fastest lap at 26.855 seconds (134.053 seconds) in his No. 20 Reser’s Toyota. He paced first practice this …

NSCS: Ty Dillon Joins Stewart Haas as Interim Driver at Atlanta; Vickers to Return in Vegas

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HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. — Story by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — Sarah Crabill/Getty Images North America photo — NASCAR XFINITY Series regular Ty Dillon has run just eight NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races in his career. Seven of those have come while driving for his grandfather’s team, Richard Childress Racing. However, last Sunday, the soon-to-be 28-year-old, Thomasville, …

NXS: Ty On Top; Dillon Claims Coors Light Pole Award for XFINITY Opener at Daytona

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Recap by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — After a day and a half of NASCAR XFINITY Series action at Daytona International Speedway, there is no question that Ty Dillon has the fastest car in the field — at least in single car runs. Ever since Richard …

NXS: Friday Domination; Ty Dillon Leads XFINITY Happy Hour for Daytona Season-Opener

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Report by Race Chaser Online Mid-Atlantic Correspondent Marshall Gabell — Sean Gardner/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — Ty Dillon finished final practice exactly where he ended the first — on point in his No. 3 Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet. Dillon led two of the three sessions for the Powershares QQQ 300 on Friday at Daytona International Speedway for the NASCAR XFINITY …

NXS: Ty Dillon Tops Opening XFINITY Practice of 2016; Leads Stacked Field Early at Daytona

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Report by Race Chaser Online Mid-Atlantic Correspondent Marshall Gabell — Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — Ty Dillon paced Friday morning’s opening practice for the Powershares QQQ 300, the opening race for the 2016 NASCAR XFINITY Series season at Daytona International Speedway. Competing in both the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series — driving Circle Sport-Leavine Family Racing’s …

NASCAR: Leavine Family Racing and Circle Sport Racing Partner; Ty Dillon and McDowell To Drive

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Story/Photo By Race Chaser Online Senior Editor Tom Baker – Perhaps the biggest announcement of the morning session at NASCAR Media Week presented by Charlotte Motor Speedway and telecom on Thursday was the newly formed partnership between Leavine Family Racing and Circle Sport Racing, which will see the two Sprint Cup teams become one, with Ty Dillon …

NSCS: RCR Forms Technical Alliance with Newly-Formed Circle Sport – Leavine Family Racing

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — official team release — Gregory Shamus/Getty Images North America photo — Richard Childress Racing and Circle Sport – Leavine Family Racing have agreed to form a technical alliance in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series competition, beginning with the 2016 season. The partnership includes technology sharing, engineering, research and development provided to Circle Sport – Leavine Family Racing as …

NXS: Rheem Renews Sponsorship Contract with Dillon, Richard Childress Racing for 2016

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — official team release — Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images North America photo — After recording its most successful racing season ever as a NASCAR sponsor, Rheem Manufacturing Company (Rheem) returns as a NASCAR XFINITY Series primary sponsor for Richard Childress Racing’s No. 2 Chevrolet team with Austin Dillon and enhances their program as a primary sponsor for select races …

NASCAR: Nexteer Automotive Partners With Richard Childress Racing for 2016 Season

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — official team release — Richard Childress Racing photo — Nexteer Automotive joins Richard Childress Racing’s family of leading-edge companies in 2016 with a partnership that positions the global leader in intuitive motion control with the 47-year-old NASCAR organization in both the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and the NASCAR XFINITY Series. “Nexteer has been part of NASCAR competition …

NXS: Larson Looking for Season-Ending Win; Fastest in Only XFINITY Practice at Homestead

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HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Report by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Brian Lawdermilk photo — Kyle Larson likes racing on the high side of the race track, and that mentality paid dividends in Friday’s lone practice session for the NASCAR XFINITY Series at Homestead-Miami Speedway. The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series regular and reigning Cup Rookie of the Year …