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Elliott to replace Gordon in the No. 24 car next season

Posted On January 29, 2015

Concord, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - Hendrick Motorsports revealed on Thursday that Chase Elliott will take over driving duties of the No. 24 Chevrolet full- time in the Sprint Cup Series, starting with the 2016 season. Last week, Jeff Gordon announced that 2015 will be his last season competing for a championship in NASCAR's premier series. Gordon,…

Jeff Gordon to run one more full season

Posted On January 22, 2015

Concord, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - Jeff Gordon isn't retiring from racing after the 2015 season, but the 43-year-old driver is making this his last year competing for a championship in the Sprint Cup Series. Gordon, a four-time champion in NASCAR's premier series, announced to his Hendrick Motorsports team and then revealed on Twitter on Thursday that…

Vickers expected to return to racing in early March

Posted On January 21, 2015

Cornelius, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - Sprint Cup Series driver Brian Vickers has been medically cleared to return to racing full-time in early March, three months after he underwent open heart surgery. Vickers, who drives the No. 55 Toyota for Michael Waltrip Racing in NASCAR's top series, is scheduled to make his season debut in the March…

Sprint to end NASCAR partnership after 2016

Posted On December 16, 2014

Huntersville, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - Sprint will end its partnership with NASCAR after the 2016 season. The wireless carrier cited a need to focus more directly on its core business priorities as the reason for its decision to end its sponsorship of NASCAR's top series. "Sprint has long benefited from the unprecedented level of brand integration…

Crew chief changes for Joe Gibbs Racing in 2015

Posted On December 04, 2014

Huntersville, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - Joe Gibbs Racing announced on Thursday a major shake-up with its crew chiefs for its NASCAR Sprint Cup and Xfinity Series teams in 2015. In Sprint Cup, JGR has reshuffled its crew chief lineup with Dave Rogers switching from Kyle Busch's No. 18 Toyota to Denny Hamlin's No. 11 Toyota, while…