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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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Beyond the Cockpit: Reed Sorenson “Trying to Survive” in NASCAR

(Photo: Mike Neff)

Reed Sorenson is one of those boys who’s done this game for awhile. Sorenson, the once colorful Sprint Cup Series rookie for the 2006 season, kept with legendary car owner Chip Ganassi for three years, compiling five top-5 and 13 top-10 finishes. His largest achievement came in 2007 when he won …

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Beyond the Cockpit: Chris Buescher Eyes Results Over Hype in Rookie Cup Season

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Though Chase Elliott and Ryan Blaney have NASCAR nation on their shoulders as they fight for top-10 finishes on a weekly basis and their respective spots in the Sprint Cup Series Chase, there is one other 2016 rookie fighting for results every Sunday. Chris Buescher is just over four months …

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Beyond the Cockpit: Ryan Blaney Bringing Success Back to the Wood Brothers

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The Wood Brothers have been around since 1953, when the iconic No. 21 car first began circling a racetrack. Ever since then, NASCAR’s oldest team has fought through adversity time after time. Since scaling back to a part-time schedule in 2009, five drivers have piloted the red and white Ford. …

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Beyond the Cockpit: Spencer Pumpelly a Strong 2016 Ahead

(Photo: Austin Gager)

Spencer Pumpelly, has had a pretty steady career in sports cars over the past decade and a half.  He’s been very competitive in nearly everything that he’s driven and claimed multiple class victories in major events.  That includes two class victories in the Rolex 24 at Daytona, most recently in 2011 …

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