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Hendrick Motorsports adds new sponsor for Cup rookie William Byron

Hendrick Motorsports has added a new sponsor for Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series rookie William Byron. The team announced Wednesday it has signed a two-year agreement with vehicle rental company Hertz to serve as primary sponsor of Byron’s No. 24 Chevrolet in four points-paying races this season and next. Hertz will also serve as an associate sponsor the remainder of ...

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Johnson and teammate Byron collide, igniting 14-car wreck – video

It took 165 laps, but the ‘Big One’ finally struck at Talladega Superspeedway with just over 20 laps to go. As the field raced through Turns 3 and 4, Jimmie Johnson got loose as so many cars have during this race, but he was unlucky enough to connect with the right front of teammate William Byron. What followed was a ...

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Byron starts to find comfort zone

William Byron repeatedly used the word “fun” to describe his Saturday night at Richmond Raceway en route to a 12th-place finish. The Hendrick Motorsports rookie ran well inside the top 10 for much of the evening with a car he said was good enough to be top five. But a speeding penalty on Lap 204 made the … NASCAR

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Byron puts the No.24 back on top for some laps

For the most part, William Byron had a quiet day at ISM Raceway. Bryon finished 12th in his fourth start in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, and he spent much of the event floating inside the top 20. And the finish was a career-best for Byron. But what makes the day stand out is that the 20-year-old spent his ...

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Byron leads laps at Phoenix: “It just showed myself that I can do it”

Sunday’s race at ISM Raceway near Phoenix was a welcome change to what has been a frustrating start to William Byron’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career. In Byron’s first three races driving the iconic No. 24 Chevrolet for Hendrick Motorsports, Byron had started no better than 17th and finished no better than 18th and had yet finished on the ...

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William Byron “definitely prepared” himself for tough rookie season

The start of William Byron’s rookie season in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series has been an eye-opener to say the least. But Byron, who took over the iconic No. 24 Chevrolet at Hendrick Motorsports this season, says he is willing to work hard to tackle what he is sure will be a tough road ahead. It’s already had its ...

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Byron adjusting to Cup competition

William Byron admits his move to the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series has been a wake-up call, particularly given how close the competition is and the tools he needs to use. “You may have your car handling well and you have 10 guys that are the same level as you,” Byron said at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. “There’s increments in ...

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'There are a lot of new things coming at me' – Byron

Adjusting to life as a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver is happening in more ways than one for William Byron. “There are a lot of new things coming at me,” Byron admitted. “It’s been exciting seeing all the things that you get to do at the Cup level that I didn’t get to be a part of before, and ...

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