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News & Notes: 22nd NASCAR Camping World Series East Season Set To Roll

By Paul Schaefer, NASCAR

The NASCAR Camping World Series East  opens its 22nd season Saturday, April 19 at historic Greenville-Pickens Speedway in Greenville, S.C.  An exciting and unpredictably competitive season is forecast for the 13-event schedule, which takes the series to a dozen tracks in nine states.

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Historic Venue Hosts New Look East

By Paul Schaefer, NASCAR

Influx of talent continues through Camping World East

Kicking off its 22nd season, the NASCAR Camping World Series East will feature a combination of new and old. The historic, 63-year-old Greenville-Pickens Speedway will host the season opener — An American Revolution 150 presented by Kevin Whitaker Chevrolet — this Saturday. It is the third consecutive year the series has opened at the venerable South Carolina facility.

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Kahne To Race NCWS Event At Iowa

By Official Release

Newton, Iowa - Kasey Kahne, a popular young NASCAR Sprint Cup star, is scheduled to race at Iowa Speedway in the NASCAR Camping World Series East-West Challenge Sunday afternoon, May 18, 2008.

Kahne, 27, was the 2004 NASCAR Rookie of the Year and drives the No. 9 Dodge Budweiser for Gillett Everham Motorsports.

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NASCAR Announces Comprehensive 2008 Coverage On HDNet And SPEED

By NASCAR Public Relations

Millions tuned in for the Daytona 500 to watch drivers like Kevin Harvick, Martin Truex Jr. and David Gilliland – all of whom used the NASCAR Camping World Series to help launch their careers. NASCAR fans will get the opportunity to see the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series stars of tomorrow throughout the 2008 season thanks to a comprehensive television broadcast schedule announced today by NASCAR for its developmental series.

The 2008 schedule features television coverage of the NASCAR Camping World Series live on HDNet and enhanced replays on SPEED.

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Sellers To Drive No. 44 For Santerre

By Team Release

Peyton Sellers and Andy Santerre Motorsports announced today they will combine their talents and contend for a NASCAR Camping World Series East title for the 2008 season with sponsor Casella Waste Systems. The powerful union now pairs the top returning driver with the number one team.

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2007 NCWS East Official Race Results

Overview: A race-by-race recap of the current season, showing pole and race winners


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Davis to Ring Closing Bell at New York Stock Exchange on Feb. 6

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C., (Jan. 22, 2008) -- One of the more memorable experiences for the recently crowned NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion during Champions Week in New York City is his trip to the famed New York Stock Exchange to ring the closing bell.

In what could be a prelude of things to come, Marc Davis, the 17-year-old development driver for Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR), will travel to New York on Feb. 6 to ring the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange.

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NASCAR Welcomes Camping World As New Series Sponsor For Its Top Developmental Series

DAYTONA, Fla. (Dec. 15, 2007) – The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) announced today that Camping World, the country's largest RV and outdoor retailer, will become the title sponsor for NASCAR Camping World Series beginning in 2008, entitling NASCAR's top developmental series – the long-standing Grand National Division, East and West Series.

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NASCAR Announces Drive For Diversity Class for 2008

The 2008 Drive for Diversity class was announced today by Access Marketing & Communications, marking the start of the fifth season for the NASCAR industry's on-track driver development program. The eight drivers on the 2008 roster, including three first time program participants, will compete in the NASCAR Camping World Series and the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series.

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