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Orlando Sentinel
Brian Vickers ready for Daytona, but Tony Stewart ride remains in limbo"I can assure you that when the green drops next Sunday, I am going to enjoy it
Brian Vickers ready for Daytona, but Tony Stewart ride remains in limbo
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 58 minutes ago
"I can assure you that when the green drops next Sunday, I am going to enjoy it much more than anyone else on the race track," Vickers said Friday morning, his first official day as a member of Stewart-Haas Racing. Vickers' moment is preceded by... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
NASCAR's new charter system shuts out storied Wood Brothers(AP) It's been 10 years since the Wood Brothers completed a full NASCAR season,
NASCAR's new charter system shuts out storied Wood Brothers
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 2 hours ago
(AP) It's been 10 years since the Wood Brothers completed a full NASCAR season, and they stopped trying to make it to the track each week in 2009. NASCAR's oldest race team didn't have the funds to keep up with the competition, and a scaled-back... Read more
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SportingNews
2016 Daytona 500 entries: Joey Logano ready to defend title in Feb. 21 raceDale Earnhardt Jr., Joey Logano and Jimmie Johnson are among former champions r
2016 Daytona 500 entries: Joey Logano ready to defend title in Feb. 21 race
SportingNews / Posted 3 hours ago
Dale Earnhardt Jr., Joey Logano and Jimmie Johnson are among former champions running in the 2016 Daytona 500. The Great American Race will be run Feb. 21. Every winner since 2006 is in the field. They include Matt Kenseth, Trevor Bayne, Jamie... Read more
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Motorsport.com
Vickers: "I wasn’t sure I would ever race again"Brian Vickers' roller coaster NASCAR career takes another turn up with Stewart-
Vickers: "I wasn’t sure I would ever race again"
Motorsport.com / Posted 4 hours ago
Brian Vickers' roller coaster NASCAR career takes another turn up with Stewart-Haas Racing confirming him as Tony Stewart's replacement behind the wheel of the No. 14 for the Daytona 500. The 32-year-old knows all-too-well how it feels to have a... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
NASCAR charters a new course in 2016 | Sports - Home The NASCAR Sprint Cup cars will return to the track for the f
NASCAR charters a new course in 2016
KTVZ Bend / Posted 5 hours ago
| Sports - Home The NASCAR Sprint Cup cars will return to the track for the first time in 2016 this weekend in preparation for Saturday night's Sprint Unlimited and the following week's Daytona 500. More From... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
NASCAR charters a new course in 2016The NASCAR Sprint Cup cars will return to the track for the first time in 2016
NASCAR charters a new course in 2016
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 5 hours ago
The NASCAR Sprint Cup cars will return to the track for the first time in 2016 this weekend in preparation for Saturday night's Sprint Unlimited and the following week's Daytona 500. Here are some of the major questions heading into the 67th season... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
NASCAR charters a new course in 2016The NASCAR Sprint Cup cars will return to the track for the first time in 2016
NASCAR charters a new course in 2016
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 5 hours ago
The NASCAR Sprint Cup cars will return to the track for the first time in 2016 this weekend in preparation for Saturday night's Sprint Unlimited and the following week's Daytona 500. Here are some of the major questions heading into the 67th season... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
NASCAR charters a new course in 2016The NASCAR Sprint Cup cars will return to the track for the first time in 2016
NASCAR charters a new course in 2016
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 5 hours ago
The NASCAR Sprint Cup cars will return to the track for the first time in 2016 this weekend in preparation for Saturday night's Sprint Unlimited and the following week's Daytona 500. Here are some of the major questions heading into the 67th season... Read more
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ESPN
Stewart conducts live chat during rehab walkDAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Tony Stewart has confidence in his replacement driver an
Stewart conducts live chat during rehab walk
ESPN / Posted 5 hours ago
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Tony Stewart has confidence in his replacement driver and believes he will return to his Sprint Cup car later this season after recovering from a Feb. 3 surgery for a broken back. Stewart, using the streaming platform... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
NASCAR charters a new course in 2016The NASCAR Sprint Cup cars will return to the track for the first time in 2016
NASCAR charters a new course in 2016
KY3 Springfield / Posted 5 hours ago
The NASCAR Sprint Cup cars will return to the track for the first time in 2016 this weekend in preparation for Saturday night's Sprint Unlimited and the following week's Daytona 500. Here are some of the major questions heading into the 67th season... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
NASCAR charters a new course in 2016The NASCAR Sprint Cup cars will return to the track for the first time in 2016
NASCAR charters a new course in 2016
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 5 hours ago
The NASCAR Sprint Cup cars will return to the track for the first time in 2016 this weekend in preparation for Saturday night's Sprint Unlimited and the following week's Daytona 500. Here are some of the major questions heading into the 67th season... Read more
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News 8000
NASCAR charters a new course in 2016The NASCAR Sprint Cup cars will return to the track for the first time in 2016
NASCAR charters a new course in 2016
News 8000 / Posted 5 hours ago
The NASCAR Sprint Cup cars will return to the track for the first time in 2016 this weekend in preparation for Saturday night's Sprint Unlimited and the following week's Daytona 500. Here are some of the major questions heading into the 67th season... Read more
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KECI Missoula
NASCAR charters a new course in 2016The NASCAR Sprint Cup cars will return to the track for the first time in 2016
NASCAR charters a new course in 2016
KECI Missoula / Posted 5 hours ago
The NASCAR Sprint Cup cars will return to the track for the first time in 2016 this weekend in preparation for Saturday night's Sprint Unlimited and the following week's Daytona 500. Here are some of the major questions heading into the 67th season... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
NASCAR charters a new course in 2016The NASCAR Sprint Cup cars will return to the track for the first time in 2016
NASCAR charters a new course in 2016
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 5 hours ago
The NASCAR Sprint Cup cars will return to the track for the first time in 2016 this weekend in preparation for Saturday night's Sprint Unlimited and the following week's Daytona 500. Here are some of the major questions heading into the 67th season... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
NASCAR charters a new course in 2016The NASCAR Sprint Cup cars will return to the track for the first time in 2016
NASCAR charters a new course in 2016
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 6 hours ago
The NASCAR Sprint Cup cars will return to the track for the first time in 2016 this weekend in preparation for Saturday night's Sprint Unlimited and the following week's Daytona 500. Here are some of the major questions heading into the 67th season... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Pilot Point resident lands Daytona 500 rideRobert Richardson Jr. has started 161 races across NASCAR’s three national seri
Pilot Point resident lands Daytona 500 ride
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 18 hours ago
Robert Richardson Jr. has started 161 races across NASCAR’s three national series, but he wasn’t sure he’d run another one. He’s been working his ranch in Pilot Point — and since early December caring for his newborn son, Robert Thomas. But today... Read more
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SportingNews
Brian Vickers as Tony Stewart replacement: Smart move, but with questionsBrian Vickers makes perfect sense as Tony Stewart's replacement. Insert caveat
Brian Vickers as Tony Stewart replacement: Smart move, but with questions
SportingNews / Posted yesterday
Brian Vickers makes perfect sense as Tony Stewart's replacement. Insert caveat here. Friday's announcement by Stewart-Haas Racing is expected to confirm two things: that Vickers will drive Stewart's No. 14 car for the Daytona 500, and that NASCAR... Read more
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The Manila Times
NASCAR out to sustain long-term relationsFebruary 11, 2016 6:03 pm NASCAR Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Brian Fr
NASCAR out to sustain long-term relations
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
February 11, 2016 6:03 pm NASCAR Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Brian France announced a milestone long-term agreement on Wednesday, unveiling a charter system that is expected to substantially increase... Read more
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SportingNews
NASCAR charters aren't just attendance prizes; terms you need to knowAt first glance, the losers in NASCAR's brand-spankin'-new charter scheme are o
NASCAR charters aren't just attendance prizes; terms you need to know
SportingNews / Posted 2 days ago
At first glance, the losers in NASCAR's brand-spankin'-new charter scheme are one-car teams, back-marker operations and car owners whose drivers show up for races with little hope of winning. Of course, few of those teams stand a chance at any track... Read more
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Motorsport.com
Brian Vickers expected to replace Tony Stewart in Daytona 500Brian Vickers has been selected to replace an injured Tony Stewart in the No. 1
Brian Vickers expected to replace Tony Stewart in Daytona 500
Motorsport.com / Posted 2 days ago
Brian Vickers has been selected to replace an injured Tony Stewart in the No. 14 Chevrolet, Motorsport.com has learned. At this time, Vickers is only slated to run the 500, but that could change in what has become a very fluid situation, sources... Read more
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SportingNews
Wood Brothers Racing faces challenge without NASCAR charter berthWood Brothers Racing, one of NASCAR's oldest teams, plans a full Sprint Cup Ser
Wood Brothers Racing faces challenge without NASCAR charter berth
SportingNews / Posted 2 days ago
Wood Brothers Racing, one of NASCAR's oldest teams, plans a full Sprint Cup Series schedule for the first time since 2006. But unlike other full-time franchises, the team isn't guaranteed a position in every race in 2016. Thank the new NASCAR... Read more
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Sports Business Daily
Charters Give NASCAR Teams Financial Flexibility, More Sponsorship OpportunitiesFrance said the system gives NASCAR stability over the nine-year agreement DET
Charters Give NASCAR Teams Financial Flexibility, More Sponsorship Opportunities
Sports Business Daily / Posted 2 days ago
France said the system gives NASCAR stability over the nine-year agreement DETAILS OF THE DEAL: ESPN.com's Bob Pockrass noted transferring one of the 36 charters "must be approved by NASCAR, which will charge an administrative fee but not get a... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
NASCAR creates franchise system to give team owners valueCHARLOTTE, N.C. - NASCAR announced a dramatic overhaul of its business model Tu
NASCAR creates franchise system to give team owners value
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 2 days ago
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - NASCAR announced a dramatic overhaul of its business model Tuesday, shifting to a franchise-like system that is intended to provide actual value and financial stability to team owners after decades of heavy reliance on... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Opinion: An Unchartered CourseThe announcement the sanctioning body had come to an agreement with Sprint Cup
Opinion: An Unchartered Course
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 2 days ago
The announcement the sanctioning body had come to an agreement with Sprint Cup Series team owners on a Charter system has been called by one esteemed member of the NASCAR community about as important a decision as they come. "To me, this is the... Read more
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The Gadsden Times
Opinion: An Unchartered Course

Mark down the day; Tuesday, February 9, 2016. It's one that will be etched i

Opinion: An Unchartered Course
The Gadsden Times / Posted 2 days ago

Mark down the day; Tuesday, February 9, 2016. It's one that will be etched in NASCAR history for eternity.

The... Read more

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The Daily Comet
Opinion: An Unchartered CourseThe announcement the sanctioning body had come to an agreement with Sprint Cup
Opinion: An Unchartered Course
The Daily Comet / Posted 2 days ago
The announcement the sanctioning body had come to an agreement with Sprint Cup Series team owners on a Charter system has been called by one esteemed member of the NASCAR community about as important a decision as they come. "To me, this is the... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Opinion: An Unchartered CourseThe announcement the sanctioning body had come to an agreement with Sprint Cup
Opinion: An Unchartered Course
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
The announcement the sanctioning body had come to an agreement with Sprint Cup Series team owners on a Charter system has been called by one esteemed member of the NASCAR community about as important a decision as they come. "To me, this is the... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Opinion: An Unchartered CourseThe announcement the sanctioning body had come to an agreement with Sprint Cup
Opinion: An Unchartered Course
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
The announcement the sanctioning body had come to an agreement with Sprint Cup Series team owners on a Charter system has been called by one esteemed member of the NASCAR community about as important a decision as they come. "To me, this is the... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Opinion: An Unchartered CourseThe announcement the sanctioning body had come to an agreement with Sprint Cup
Opinion: An Unchartered Course
The Houma Courier / Posted 2 days ago
The announcement the sanctioning body had come to an agreement with Sprint Cup Series team owners on a Charter system has been called by one esteemed member of the NASCAR community about as important a decision as they come. "To me, this is the... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Opinion: An Unchartered CourseThe announcement the sanctioning body had come to an agreement with Sprint Cup
Opinion: An Unchartered Course
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
The announcement the sanctioning body had come to an agreement with Sprint Cup Series team owners on a Charter system has been called by one esteemed member of the NASCAR community about as important a decision as they come. "To me, this is the... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
NASCAR allows franchise system to give team owners valueNASCAR announced a dramatic overhaul of its business model Tuesday, shifting to
NASCAR allows franchise system to give team owners value
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
NASCAR announced a dramatic overhaul of its business model Tuesday, shifting to a franchise-like system that is intended to provide actual value and financial stability to team owners after decades of heavy reliance on sponsors. The change gets away... Read more
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examiner.com
NASCAR, Fine-Tuning the Business-ModelYesterday, February 9, 2016, at the Charlotte, NC, Convention Center, NASCAR, i
NASCAR, Fine-Tuning the Business-Model
examiner.com / Posted 2 days ago
Yesterday, February 9, 2016, at the Charlotte, NC, Convention Center, NASCAR, in conjunction with other key stakeholders, held a press conference, announcing major changes. The implementation of a Team Owner Charter Agreement. Simply put, in... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
NASCAR allows franchise systemCHARLOTTE, N.C. — NASCAR announced a dramatic overhaul of its business model Tu
NASCAR allows franchise system
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — NASCAR announced a dramatic overhaul of its business model Tuesday, shifting to a franchise-like system that is intended to provide actual value and financial stability to team owners after decades of heavy reliance on... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
NASCAR announces overhaul of business modelThe change gets away from the independent contractor model that had been used s
NASCAR announces overhaul of business model
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
The change gets away from the independent contractor model that had been used since NASCAR's 1948 inception. A car owner was responsible for all the financial obligations to race each week, depending on sponsorship to help foot the bills. When a... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
NASCAR overhauls business modelCHARLOTTE, N.C. — NASCAR announced a dramatic overhaul of its business model Tu
NASCAR overhauls business model
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — NASCAR announced a dramatic overhaul of its business model Tuesday, shifting to a franchise-like system that is intended to provide actual value and financial stability to team owners after decades of heavy reliance on... Read more
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examiner.com
What NASCAR fans will see under the new Charter systemNASCAR made an historic announcement Tuesday. For the first time in the sport’s
What NASCAR fans will see under the new Charter system
examiner.com / Posted 2 days ago
NASCAR made an historic announcement Tuesday. For the first time in the sport’s history there will be an unprecedented level of cooperation between team owners and those that run and administer NASCAR. The Charter system is designed to ensure... Read more
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The Houma Courier
NASCAR Announces Charter SystemNASCAR announced a Sprint Cup Series team Charter system that is expected to pr
NASCAR Announces Charter System
The Houma Courier / Posted 2 days ago
NASCAR announced a Sprint Cup Series team Charter system that is expected to provide owners with more equity and stability. NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France joined with NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team owners to announce the long-term agreement... Read more
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The Daily Comet
NASCAR Announces Charter SystemNASCAR announced a Sprint Cup Series team Charter system that is expected to pr
NASCAR Announces Charter System
The Daily Comet / Posted 3 days ago
NASCAR announced a Sprint Cup Series team Charter system that is expected to provide owners with more equity and stability. NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France joined with NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team owners to announce the long-term agreement... Read more
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The Middletown Press
NASCAR allows franchise system to give team owners valueCHARLOTTE, N.C. >> NASCAR announced a dramatic overhaul of its business model T
NASCAR allows franchise system to give team owners value
The Middletown Press / Posted 3 days ago
CHARLOTTE, N.C. >> NASCAR announced a dramatic overhaul of its business model Tuesday, shifting to a franchise-like system that is intended to provide actual value and financial stability to team owners after decades of heavy reliance on... Read more
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The Register Citizen
NASCAR allows franchise system to give team owners valueCHARLOTTE, N.C. >> NASCAR announced a dramatic overhaul of its business model T
NASCAR allows franchise system to give team owners value
The Register Citizen / Posted 3 days ago
CHARLOTTE, N.C. >> NASCAR announced a dramatic overhaul of its business model Tuesday, shifting to a franchise-like system that is intended to provide actual value and financial stability to team owners after decades of heavy reliance on... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
NASCAR charter system will cut Cup field from 43 to 40 carsNASCAR announced significant changes Tuesday in its business model designed to
NASCAR charter system will cut Cup field from 43 to 40 cars
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
NASCAR announced significant changes Tuesday in its business model designed to improve financial stability by establishing a "charter system" for teams. The nine-year deal will grant NASCAR Cup Series charters to 36 teams and cut Sprint Cup fields... Read more
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MPNnow.com
NASCAR: New 'charter' system stabilizes team finances Posted Feb. 9, 2016 at 4:50 PM Posted Feb. 9, 2016 at 4:50 PM CHARLOTTE, N.
NASCAR: New 'charter' system stabilizes team finances
MPNnow.com / Posted 3 days ago
Posted Feb. 9, 2016 at 4:50 PM Posted Feb. 9, 2016 at 4:50 PM CHARLOTTE, N.C. — NASCAR announced a dramatic overhaul of its business model Tuesday, shifting to a franchise-like system that is... Read more
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ESPN
NASCAR 'charters' guarantee spot to 36 carsCHARLOTTE, N.C. -- NASCAR has granted 36 licenses to 19 owners to compete in Sp
NASCAR 'charters' guarantee spot to 36 cars
ESPN / Posted 3 days ago
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- NASCAR has granted 36 licenses to 19 owners to compete in Sprint Cup races starting this season as part of a nine-year agreement with the teams that also will cut fields from 43 to 40 cars. The agreement is historic in the NASCAR... Read more
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ESPN
McGee: A big day on paper for NASCARCHARLOTTE, N.C. -- It's just a sheet of paper. But man, what a sheet of paper i
McGee: A big day on paper for NASCAR
ESPN / Posted 3 days ago
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- It's just a sheet of paper. But man, what a sheet of paper it is. On Tuesday, NASCAR and its team owners rolled out its new, long-anticipated "charter" ownership system. For the first time in stock car racing's nearly seven-decade... Read more
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Motorsport.com
Petty: Charter "second most important thing" to ever happen in NASCARAfter almost 18 months and many late night meetings, NASCAR announced the hard
Petty: Charter "second most important thing" to ever happen in NASCAR
Motorsport.com / Posted 3 days ago
After almost 18 months and many late night meetings, NASCAR announced the hard points of the Sprint Cup teams charter system on Tuesday. According to the sanctioning body, the philosophy behind the charter covers participation, governance and... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
NASCAR allows franchise system to give team owners valueNASCAR announced a dramatic overhaul to its business model Tuesday, shifting to
NASCAR allows franchise system to give team owners value
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
NASCAR announced a dramatic overhaul to its business model Tuesday, shifting to a franchise-like system that is intended to provide actual value and financial stability to team owners after decades of heavy reliance on sponsors. The change gets away... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
NASCAR allows franchise system to give team owners valueCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR announced a dramatic overhaul to its business mod
NASCAR allows franchise system to give team owners value
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 3 days ago
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR announced a dramatic overhaul to its business model Tuesday, shifting to a franchise-like system that is intended to provide actual value and financial stability to team owners after decades of heavy reliance on... Read more
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The News & Observer
NASCAR allows franchise system to give team owners value | News & Observer February 9, 2016 3:22 PM NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian F
NASCAR allows franchise system to give team owners value
The News & Observer / Posted 3 days ago
| News & Observer February 9, 2016 3:22 PM NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France speaks during a news conference in Charlotte, N.C.,... Read more
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Motorsport.com
NASCAR confirms Charter system, 40-car fields for 2016Official details have finally been released regarding the new ownership structu
NASCAR confirms Charter system, 40-car fields for 2016
Motorsport.com / Posted 3 days ago
Official details have finally been released regarding the new ownership structure for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. The new ownership structure is effective immediately and results in the reduction of Sprint Cup fields from 43 to 40 cars. 36... Read more
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Sports Business Daily
NASCAR To Introduce New Five-Year Charter System That Will See Reduction In Cup FieldsSBD/February 9, 2016/Leagues and Governing Bodies WANT MORE GREAT STORIES LI
NASCAR To Introduce New Five-Year Charter System That Will See Reduction In Cup Fields
Sports Business Daily / Posted 3 days ago
SBD/February 9, 2016/Leagues and Governing Bodies WANT MORE GREAT STORIES LIKE THIS? NASCAR this afternoon will officially unveil the sport's new charter system... Read more
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