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Pace Laps: Blaney Heats Up, Tiny Truck Teams Totaled and Red Bull Rocked

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Sprint Cup: Ryan Blaney Grabs Strong Top 5 – Ryan Blaney led the charge for Sprint Cup Series rookies with a top-5 finish in Saturday’s Go Bowling 400 at Kansas Speedway. It was a feel-good story in an otherwise fall-asleep Saturday night at the 1.5-mile oval. Blaney’s fifth also made the …

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Tyler Reddick, William Byron & John Wes Townley Top Truck Series Practices

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Camping World Truck Series drivers took to Kansas Speedway for three separate practice sessions ahead of tomorrow night’s Toyota Tundra 250. Each session lasted just under an hour with an hour break in between. Just 28 of 34 drivers entered made laps during the first session. Ben Rhodes sat atop the leaderboard …

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Clint Bowyer Joins JR Motorsports for Chicagoland

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For the first time since 2012, Clint Bowyer will hop into an XFINITY Series car. JR Motorsports announced this morning that Bowyer will pilot the No. 88 Morton Buildings Chevrolet at Chicagoland Speedway Sept. 17. “When Dale Jr. offers to let you drive his car, there’s only one answer and …

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Beyond the Cockpit: Erik Jones Excelling in Full-Time XFINITY Ride

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Erik Jones burst onto the NASCAR radar in 2012 when he bested Kyle Busch in the Snowball Derby. After the performance Busch saw from the youngster, he knew the talent was one that he couldn’t let just sit without being utilized to its fullest. Enter Kyle Busch Motorsports. Busch brought …

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Beyond the Cockpit: Ray Black, Jr. Settling into XFINITY Series Racing

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Last Friday night, Ray Black, Jr. returned to Texas Motor Speedway, the site of his XFINITY Series debut last November, with high hopes to improve upon his finish. After all, the last-minute deal wasn’t the ideal debut since Black suffered a broken shock that left him simply riding around, running …

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