Storyline Notebook: Week of May 4, 2015

As the season heads into the summer months, the news cycle picks up. Following Talladega Superspeedway, it was another busy week of news. Catch up on all the major headlines and stories with this week’s edition of Storyline Notebook.

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The Social Report: Snakes and Football

NCWTS_PIR_110614_RhodesA new feature to Turn4RacingNews.com, “The Social Report” will highlight the most interesting social media posts by NASCAR personalities. Whether it’s comical, fascinating, or informative, you can expect the best from the social world to be featured in the report throughout the season.
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Dirty Mo Radio Makes Appearance as Sponsor on JR Motorsports Car in Charlotte

charlotte_nns_p2_alexIt’s always neat to see new sponsors break into the sport of NASCAR. Whether it’s a food chain, clothing retailer, or an internet product – fans tend to be very supportive of the company. While the sponsor for Alex Bowman’s JR Motorsports (JRM) debut isn’t technically new to the sport, it’s bringing in a new type of sponsorship – podcasting.

Through social media, many fans and NASCAR industry leaders have heard about Dirty Mo Radio (DMR). It’s the podcast station developed by NASCAR Nationwide Series team JRM. For fans of the team and Dale Earnhardt Jr., it’s the place for limitless information and insight.

JRM Director of Communications Mike Davis spearheads the station and is one of personalities found on a couple of their four podcasts. Currently, the station features The Monday Recap, The Dale Jr. Download, Kelly Earnhardt-Miller’s Fast Lane Family, and JRM 360: The Podcast. Continue reading “Dirty Mo Radio Makes Appearance as Sponsor on JR Motorsports Car in Charlotte”

JR Motorsports Seeks Success in Atlanta

atlanta_nns_elliott_082914It has been the year of @JRMotorsports in the NASCAR Nationwide Series. Through 23 races, the team has been to Victory Lane a series leading seven times. They also hold the top two positions in drivers standings with @ChaseElliott and @ReganSmith. The team is currently excelling on all levels which is a trend they expect to keep up heading to Atlanta Motor Speedway. Continue reading “JR Motorsports Seeks Success in Atlanta”

Chase Elliott, JR Motorsports Continue Impressive Season with Chicagoland Victory

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In another outstanding performance, 18-year old Chase Elliott made it to victory lane for the third time this season. The No. 9 team stole the show throughout the night as they proved early on they were the ones to beat at Chicagoland Speedway. Continue reading “Chase Elliott, JR Motorsports Continue Impressive Season with Chicagoland Victory”

Kahne Grabs Daytona Victory to Continue Jr Motorsports’ Impressive Season

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On the Fourth of July, it was only fitting that the Subway Firecracker 250 featured fireworks at the finish. An intense final two laps allowed many different players to emerge in the quest for victory. Once the checkered flag flew, it was JR Motorsports sweeping the top two spots as Kasey Kahne claimed victory. He barely edged out teammate Regan Smith who proved to be strongest throughout the night.

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Harvick Capitalizes on Keselowski’s Mistake for Kentucky Victory

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Friday night’s NASCAR Nationwide Series event at Kentucky Speedway seemed to be a one-horse race. That was until the one horse was caught speeding and served a costly penalty.

Brad Keselowski had the car to beat until receiving the penalty on Lap 148. This allowed race-winner Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch to take over the top two spots as they battled closely for victory. Continue reading “Harvick Capitalizes on Keselowski’s Mistake for Kentucky Victory”