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Gray Gaulding Goes Pink

Gray Gaulding Goes Pink

When the Camping World Truck Series arrives at Martinsville Speedway later this month, Gray Gaulding’s No. 20 Gemini Southern Chevrolet will have a distinct pink hue to it. In order to increase awareness during October for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Gaulding will sport the pink in honor of his grandmother, who is a survivor. Check out this special paint scheme I'm running for my Grandama Gloria at @MartinsvilleSwy pic.twitter.com/xHAV0pftiI — Gray Gaulding (@graygaulding) October 7, 2014 “I was only two ... Read More »

Truckin’ Thursdays: A Series on Life Support … And Fading Fast

Truckin’ Thursdays: A Series on Life Support … And Fading Fast

The last two races have seen young drivers beat out the veterans of the Camping World Truck Series for a trip to Victory Lane. 16-year-old Cole Custer broke the record for youngest winner in the Truck Series at New Hampshire Motor Speedway that was set by Las Vegas Motor Speedway victor Erik Jones late last season. The combined age of the series’ last two winners is a mere 17 years old, and they’re not the only ones capable of winning ... Read More »

Clint Bowyer’s Wife Gives Birth to Healthy Baby Boy

Clint Bowyer’s Wife Gives Birth to Healthy Baby Boy

Early Wednesday morning, Kansas native Clint Bowyer announced on Twitter that his wife, Lorra, had given birth to their baby boy. After being on baby watch since the  checkered flag flew over Dover International Speedway last Sunday afternoon, the two spent more than 18 hours in the hospital before their little one made his appearance. Woohooooooo!!! Finally!!!! Baby boy and momma doing great. The driver of the No. 15 Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota announced the baby’s gender in the days leading ... Read More »

The Big Six: Questions Answered After the AAA 400

The Big Six: Questions Answered After the AAA 400

Looking for the Who, What, When, Where, Why and How behind Sunday’s race? Beth Lunkenheimer has you covered with the answers to six race day questions, covering all five W’s and even the H… the Big Six. Who… gets my shout-out of the race? To say the 2014 season has been a struggle for Martin Truex, Jr. is an understatement at best. Having gotten the raw end of team orders last season, Truex lost both his sponsor and his ride ... Read More »

Tracking the Trucks: Rhino Linings 350

Tracking the Trucks: Rhino Linings 350

In a Nutshell: Erik Jones took the checkered flag 1.329 seconds ahead of teammate Darrell Wallace, Jr. to win the Rhino Linings 350 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Saturday night. Jones took the lead for the final time on lap 133 of 146 and never looked back. Matt Crafton and Red Horse Racing teammates Timothy Peters and Brian Ickler rounded out the top 5. Who Should Have Won: After starting 13th, Erik Jones struggled for much of the early stages ... Read More »

Quotes to Remember: AAA 400

Quotes to Remember: AAA 400

“I don’t know what happened to Kevin Harvick. It was unfortunate for him. He was the class of the field. We were tuning on it to try to keep even with him. When I saw him go out, I knew we could compete with the No.2 (Brad Keselowski) car. The No. 2 was really good on short runs, but we could run him down. Of course he made us work for it there at the end because he was so ... Read More »

Pace Laps: Dover Downer, Elliott’s Excellence, Crafton’s Consistency and More

Pace Laps: Dover Downer, Elliott’s Excellence, Crafton’s Consistency and More

Sprint Cup Series:  Dover Downer - After the excitement of the first two races of the reborn Chase, Dover produced a race that didn’t follow the script.  Rather than being a hard-charging affair, with the four drivers positioned to lose out racing like madmen, it seemed like everyone did his best to log laps, not make a mistake, and do what was needed to bring a car home in one piece. Perhaps Dover isn’t quite the track to make wild moves, ... Read More »

NASCAR on FOX Welcomes Jamie Little to Broadcast Team

Thursday afternoon, FOX Sports announced that Jamie Little will join the NASCAR on FOX broadcast team beginning in January 2015. Little, who has worked for several years with ABC and ESPN, will serve as pit road reporter for the Sprint Cup Series and the new XFINITY Series. According to a release, Little will also have “select additional races and special events throughout the year.” “Jumping over to FOX will be a big change for me, but this is the perfect ... Read More »

Ladies of NASCAR Gear Up for Better Half Dash at Charlotte Motor Speedway

Ladies of NASCAR Gear Up for Better Half Dash at Charlotte Motor Speedway

When the Sprint Cup Series heads to Charlotte Motor Speedway next month, the ladies of NASCAR will kick the action off on Thursday, Oct. 9, with the Better Half Dash. For the fourth consecutive year, they will hop into Bandolero cars and race the quarter-mile to raise money for their chosen charities. Earlier this week, rain threatened one of the practice sessions leading up to this race. Rain rain go away, I wanna practice today!! #betterhalfdash http://t.co/nC9bAKEsJA — Ashley Allgaier ... Read More »

Truckin’ Thursdays: Ron Hornaday, Jr. Returns to Action

Truckin’ Thursdays: Ron Hornaday, Jr. Returns to Action

After sitting on the sidelines for the last three races, Ron Hornaday, Jr. will be back on track this weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The veteran was sidelined just before the Camping World Truck Series headed off to Canadian Tire Motorsports Park last month. Hornaday will pilot the No. 9 Rheem Chevrolet for NTS Motorsports. Earlier this month, the “global manufacturer of residential and commercial heating and cooling systems” and so much more announced they would back the four-time ... Read More »