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Motorsports matriarch Dee Ann Andretti dies at 76

Dee Ann Andretti, the wife of famed driver Mario Andretti and matriarch of one of the most prominent families in motorsports, has died. She was 76. Andretti died Tuesday, a few weeks after suffering a heart attack. Grandson Marco Andretti announced her death on social media , posting: ”RIP Grammy Andretti. You will be missed.” The IndyCar Series later confirmed ...

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Jeffrey Earnhardt to run Coca-Cola 600 with Premium Motorsports

Fourth generation racer Jeffrey Earnhardt is back behind the wheel for NASCAR’s longest race this weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Earnhardt, 28, ran the first five races of the 2018 season with StarCom Racing before the two mutually parted ways in March. He now joins the Jay Robinson-owned Premium Motorsports for his third start in the 600, driving the No. ...

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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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NASCAR's France family to be honored for motorsports legacy

Jim France and NASCAR’s France Family will be honored by the International Motor Racing Research Center with its Cameron R. Argetsinger Award. The award memorializes Argetsinger, founder and organizer of the first races at Watkins Glen, N.Y., 70 years ago. … Motorsport.com – NASCAR – Stories

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Axalta agrees to contract extension with Hendrick Motorsports

Axalta has agreed to a four-year contract extension with Hendrick Motorsports to sponsor drivers Cup Series drivers Alex Bowman and William Byron. Axalta, a global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, has agreed to a contract extension with HMS through the 2022 NASCAR season. Throughout the new agreement, Axalta will be featured as a yearly 25-race primary sponsor of the ...

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