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Hayley, Reddick Search for First Victory As Inaugural Truck Chase Nears

2016 NCWTS - Cameron Hayley Tyler Reddick Bristol Photo Russel LaBounty/NKP

(Photo: Russell LaBounty/NKP)

With three races remaining before the inaugural NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Chase and just two spots on points left in the playoff field, the mantra for the series’ winless drivers is simple. Win or go home. That was the sentiment echoed Friday by championship hopefuls Tyler Reddick and Cameron Hayley, who each saw their …

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Tyler Reddick, Cameron Hayley Top Truck Practices in Michigan

2016 Atlanta CWTS Tyler Reddick helmet Nigel Kinrade NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade / NKP)

Tyler Reddick‘s goal of winning in front of his sponsors might not be too far of a race with the speed the Californian showed in final NASCAR Camping World Truck Series practice. Reddick’s 38.765-second lap stood as the quickest time in the final practice session for Saturday’s Careers for Veterans 200 at Michigan International Speedway. Brett Moffitt …

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Martin Truex Jr. Tops the Charts in Opening Michigan Practice

2016 Pocono II CUP Martin Truex Jr helmet Logan Whitton NKP

(Photo: Logan Whitton / NKP)

The first practice session of the weekend in the Irish Hills of Michigan went to someone who could use the luck of the Irish. Martin Truex, Jr., led the way in opening Sprint Cup Series practice for Sunday’s Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway, with a time of 35.724 seconds. Following Truex in the …

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Ricky Stenhouse, Jr., Ends Emotional Tribute to Bryan Clauson with Second-Place Run

2016 NSCS - Ricky Stenhouse, Jr., Bristol Night Race Photo John Harrelson NKP

(Photo: John Harrelson / NKP)

Ricky Stenhouse, Jr.‘s quest to “park it” for the late Bryan Clauson may have fallen short, but the fourth-year driver left proud of his effort after an emotional second-place result. Coming just two weeks after Clauson succumbed to injuries sustained in the USAC Belleville Midget Nationals, Stenhouse and sponsor Fastenal elected to honor the former …

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Pocono Winner Chris Buescher Enters Top 30 in Points After Bristol Top Five

Chris Buescher‘s Chase hopes took a noticeable swing in the right direction after the surprise winner at Pocono Raceway battled to a fifth-place result at Bristol Motor Speedway. Two days removed from giving Front Row Motorsports its first trip to the final round of Coors Light Pole qualifying in a 12th-place effort, Buescher battled through the field …

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Kevin Harvick, Tony Stewart Share Frontstretch Celebration at Bristol

2016 NSCS - Kevin Harvick Tony Stewart Woohoo Bristol Motor Speedway

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade/NKP)

When it came time to celebrate the first victory for Stewart-Haas Racing in the Bass Pro Shops NRA Bristol Night Race, Kevin Harvick had something special in mind. During the cool down lap following the 500-lap event at Bristol Motor Speedway, Harvick stopped alongside team co-owner Tony Stewart with a request – join him on a …

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Kevin Harvick Reigns Supreme in Rain-Postponed Bristol Night Race

2016 NSCS - Kevin Harvick Woohoo Bristol Night Race Photo John Harrelson NKP

(Photo: John Harrelson/NKP)

At the end of a wild, rainy weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway it wasn’t rain, but Busch Light that poured showers over victory lane. Kevin Harvick survived an attrition-filled short-track scuffle and drove off from Ricky Stenhouse, Jr., to win the Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race. The result is Harvick’s 33rd-career victory, and his second …

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Kyle Busch Critical of Equipment, Justin Allgaier Following Bristol Crash

2016 Kentucky CUP Kyle Busch Nigel Kinrade NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade/NKP)

After leading much of the Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race, Kyle Busch‘s promising weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway ended with a broken part and left the defending champion criticizing both his equipment and Justin Allgaier after a subsequent crash. Busch was leading the field midway through Sunday’s delayed race when the Nevada native began reporting …

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Kurt Busch’s Record NASCAR Streak Ends in Bristol Crash

2016 Daytona II CUP Kurt Busch John Harrelson NKP

(Photo: John Harrelson/NKP)

Kurt Busch‘s record streak of races with all laps completed in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series came to a sudden end from the lead at Bristol Motor Speedway. Running in first the in the middle stages of Sunday’s Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race, Busch was making his way off of the .533-mile concrete oval when …

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