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news from Friday, December 14, 2018

- Richard Childress Racing is bringing the No. 8 Chevrolet back to Cup competition for Daniel Hemric's rookie season, moving away from the No. 31. RCR made the announcement Friday morning during a celebration of its upcoming 50th anniversary season. Hemric, who is replacing Ryan Newman, will compete for Rookie of the Year honors with a number he has always admired. “...

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- The number 8 makes a full-time return to the NASCAR Cup Series in the 1950's Ralph Earnhardt piloted a No. 8 machine at dirt tracks across the country. In 1975, his son Dale Earnhardt made his first NASCAR start. He piloted the No. 8 that day at Charlotte Motor Speedway before he made the switch to the No....

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