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NASCAR: Richard Petty Motorsports to Run Phoenix Raceway Despite Texas Holdout

In a story that dominated Twitter all day, Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) almost didn't get to go to Phoenix Raceway. According to multiple sources, Roush-Fenway Racing, who supplies RPM with the chassis and motors, was holding RPM's cars this weekend at Texas Motor Speedway due to lack of payment. If payment had not been received in time, the trailers were set to head back to the shop and not appear at Phoenix. However, George Gillett made the required payment and the trailers have since started their trip out west. Following some financial miscues within the team, Gillett's future was in question. Gillett met with Jack Roush before Martinsville Speedway to discuss the terms of their agreement and that was supposed to clear up questions r...

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