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January 13, 2009 10:24 PM

Major Hall Of Fame Racing News and more....

Yates Racing and Hall Of Fame Racing are aligning forces for the 2009 season. The #96 Ford is going to be operating out of the Yates Racing place, but no driver for the car has been named yet.

7:30PM UPDATE:  NASCAR.com now says that Bobby Labonte is going to drive the #96 car.

This Sports Business Journal link talking about teams merging together says that the #96 car is expected to have ask.com as a sponsor.

Robbie Loomis is going to be the executive director of racing operations for the new GEM team.

This link says that a formal announcement for Bobby Labonte in the #8 car is going to happen in under two weeks.

SFP which is an agricultural company is going to be a sponsor for 10 races for the Peyton Sellers in the Cardinal Motorsports entry.

For the February race at Auto Club Speedway in the Pepsi Rock n' Rows section of the racetrack the the first five rows worth of seats are going to go for 35 bucks.  They went last year for 55 bucks.

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