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Ickler Crew Chief Penalized

By Official Release

GRAHAM FINED,  SUSPENDED UNTIL JULY 2

NASCAR has penalized Steve Graham, crew chief of the No. 15 team that competes in the NASCAR Camping World Series East, as a result of rules infractions found last Friday at Watkins Glen (N.Y.) International.

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Kobyluck Rules The Road

By Official Release

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. - Matt Kobyluck won the East 125 at The Glen Sunday in the NASCAR Camping World Series East race at Watkins Glen International, his first victory at the 2.45-mile road course. Kobyluck (No. 40 Mohegan Sun Resort Chevrolet) took the lead from Marc Davis on the restart green-white-checkered finish and led the final two laps.

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One-derful Beginning For Perez

By Paul Schaefer, NASCAR

SETS RECORD IN ONLY QUALIFYING LAP IN FIRST START

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – Record-setter Antonio Perez of Guadalajara, Mexico led an international field in NASCAR Camping World Series East qualifying Saturday at Watkins Glen International. Twenty-nine cars are expected to take the green flag for Sunday afternoon’s East 125 At The Glen.

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Practice: Road Ace Kobyluck Leads International Field At The Glen

By Paul Schaefer, NASCAR

DUMAREY (BELGIUM), PEREZ AND LOPEZ (MEXICO) IN TOP 5

WATKING GLEN, N.Y. (May 8, 2008) - An The road-course aces asserted their expertise in the second and final NASCAR Camping World Series practice session at Watkins Glen (N.Y.) International Friday evening.

Matt Kobyluck (No. 40 Mohegan Sun Resort Chevrolet) of Uncasville, Conn. posted the fastest time of the session and of the day with a time of 1:14.928. Kobyluck’s time is within .565-second of the track qualifying record of 1:14.363 (118.607 mph) set by Dale Quarterly in 2002.

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News & Notes: Drivers Jump At Chance To Go Camping Again At The Glen

By Paul Schaefer, NASCAR

Local fans will quickly catch on to the return of a popular NASCAR series to their famed slice of road racing heaven known as Watkins Glen International, or simply, The Glen.

Formerly known as the NASCAR Busch North Series and later Busch East, the series established a tradition of great competition on the 2.45-mile road course. The series appeared at the New York track a dozen times between 1993 and 2004. The much anticipated return is scheduled for Sunday, June 8 at 12:30 p.m.

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Ickler Makes It Two In A Row

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

ROLLS TO WIN IN STRUTMASTERS.COM 150 

SOUTH BOSTON, Va. – Brian Ickler found the perfect place the short-track ‘big one’ – out front.

Ickler (No. 15 Ickler Motorsports Chevrolet) won his second straight NASCAR Camping World Series East race, leading nearly ever lap of the Strutmasters.com 150 at South Boston Speedway Saturday night.

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Carmichael Captures First Pole

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

Former motocross great will start out front with Ickler 

SOUTH BOSTON, Va. – Ricky Carmichael’s NASCAR career is still in its infancy, but the former motocross great has shown a quick ability to adapt to stock cars.

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Practice: Kobyluck Calls For Backup

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

SOUTH BOSTON, Va. – Matt Kobyluck brought two cars with him to Virginia, and fortunately for him, the backup is as fast as his primary car.

Kobyluck’s No. 40 Mohegan Sun Chevrolet was one of four cars involved in a wreck in Saturday’s first 45-minute practice session for the Strutmasters.com 150 at South Boston Speedway. He and Jamie Hayes (No. 52 HendrickHonda.com Chevrolet) were forced to go to their backup cars because of the damage incurred. Austin Dillon and Jason Cochran were also involved.

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Westerfield Named Interim Director

By Official Release

Daytona Beach, Fla. – Les Westerfield has been named as the interim series director for the NASCAR Camping World Series East.

Westerfield, who is the NASCAR Technical Coordinator of Regional Racing, has previously been a series director in the NASCAR Elite Division.

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News & Notes: Kobyluck, Sellers Look To Repeat '07 SoBo Instant Classic

By Paul Schaefer, NASCAR

The NASCAR Camping World Series East momentum builds as it rolls into South Boston Speedway Saturday, May 31. The classic .400-mile oval drew raves from the drivers and teams in 2007. The series was quickly accepted by the knowledgeable and enthusiastic south central Virginia fans.

The inaugural South Boston appearance for the series saw a classic battle between Connecticut’s Matt Kobyluck and Peyton Sellers of nearby Danville, Va. Sellers won the pole and the two traded the lead 11 times before Kobyluck emerged with the win.

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