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By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Defending NASCAR Whelen Euro Series champion Alon Day may have some stiff competition this season as former multi-series NASCAR champion Bobby Labonte will look to add a Whelen Euro Series championship to his illustrious accolades this season. The announcement was made by RDV Competition Monday as the Corpus Christi, Texas native will compete full-time, piloting the Yacco sponsored No. 18 Toyota. With the announcement of Camping World Truck Series driver Jennifer Jo Cobb running at the weekend opener at Circuit Ricardo Tormo in Valencia, SpainRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor NASCAR announced a handful of personnel moves among various leadership roles within the sport on Tuesday, with Ben Kennedy being named as the general manager of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series highlighting the announcement. Kennedy, a fourth-generation member of the France family, is the great grandson of NASCAR founder Bill France, Jr. His mother, Lesa France Kennedy, is the CEO of International Speedway Corporation, while his uncle, Brian France, is the current CEO of NASCAR. Over the past four years, Kennedy has raced inRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor After limiting the number of races Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers could run in the NASCAR Xfinity Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series this season, NASCAR is taking the limits a step further for the 2018 season, shrinking the number of races Cup drivers can run even more. In 2017, the limits for Cup Series drivers with more than five years’ experience was set at 10 races in the Xfinity Series and seven races in the Truck Series. Next year, the limit dropsRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Contributor With the growing chorus against the idea of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers racing in the NASCAR Xfinity Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series getting louder and louder, NASCAR made the announcement on Wednesday that Cup Series drivers will have their participation in the lower series limited in 2017 and beyond. Sprint Cup Series drivers who have been in NASCAR’s premier series for more than five years full-time will only be able to compete in a maximum of 10 races in the Xfinity SeriesRead More