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March 16, 2007 5:00 PM

Bill France Jr. Update, AT&T news, and more....

A NASCAR spokesperson says that Bill France Jr. is alive and awake at the Halifax Medical Center in Daytona Beach Florida.

AT&T has now filed a lawsuit against NASCAR in an effort to get the AT&T logo on the car of the #31 car driven by Jeff Burton. The Cingulair sponsor at this point of time is grandfathered in when the NASCAR-Nextel contract was negotiated in 2003. The deal is supposed to last for years starting in 2004.

This week Robby Gordon has his Motorola primary sponsorship removed.  NASCAR has special rules on what tele-communication companies can be a primary sponsor for this car.  It will go back to being an associate sponsor for the car.

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