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Brendan Gaughan, Richard Childress Racing Renew For 2015

Richard Childress Racing and South Point Hotel & Casino announced they have renewed their partnerships with Brendan Gaughan for the 2015 XFINITY Series season. The 2014 season marked Gaughan’s return to the Nationwide Series full-time after spending a year in the Truck Series. The partnership between RCR and South Point began in 2012 through a …

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Austin Hill To Attempt Martinsville Truck Series Debut

Austin Hill Martinsville Truck Credit Ricky Benton Racing Enterprises Facebook

Credit: Ricky Benton Racing Enterprises Facebook

Ricky Benton Racing Enterprises announced early Thursday morning that K&N Pro Series East driver Austin Hill will attempt to making his Camping World Truck Series debut at Martinsville Speedway this weekend. Hill, who won twice this season in K&N, is set to pilot the No. 92 BTS Tire and Wheel Distributors / Goodyear FleetHQ / A&D …

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Junior Johnson Honorary Pace Car Driver at Martinsville

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Martinsville Speedway announced on Thursday that Junior Johnson will once again be directly involved in the race festivities. The two-time winner at the paperclip will serve as honorary pace car driver for Sunday’s Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500. “Junior Johnson is one of the true legends of our sport and we are thrilled to get him back …

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Texas Motor Speedway, Levy Restaurants Unveil Hawg Heaven Bacon Nachos

Hawg Heaven Nachos Logo Credit TMS Twitter

Credit: Texas Motor Speedway Twitter

On Thursday, Texas Motor Speedway and Levy Restaurants teamed up to unveil a new bacon-infused product that will be featured during the AAA Texas 500 weekend at the 1.5-mile oval. According to the release on the speedway’s website, Hawg Heaven Bacon Nachos feature four forms of bacon all in one dish: white nacho bacon cheese …

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Reed Sorenson Picks Up Phoenix Sponsor

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Tommy Baldwin Racing announced on Tuesday that FLASR will serve as primary sponsor on Reed Sorenson’s No. 36 Chevrolet at Phoenix International Raceway next month. Excited to announce a partnership with @FlasrFlask for @PhoenixRaceway More: http://t.co/G2hEBKfBh3#TeamRS pic.twitter.com/7NFb4NdVIk — Reed Sorenson (@ReedSorenson36) October 21, 2014 “It means a great deal to us that FLASR will join us …

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Tracking the Trucks: fred’s 250 powered by Coca-Cola

Fred's 250 Powered By Coca-Cola

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In a Nutshell: Timothy Peters took the checkered flag 0.143 seconds ahead of Tayler Malsam to win the fred’s 250 powered by Coca Cola at Talladega Superspeedway Saturday afternoon. Peters held the top spot and remained there through a green-white-checkered finish to make 2014 his sixth consecutive season with at least one win. Spencer Gallagher, …

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Tyler Reddick Scores First Career Pole

Tyler Reddick Talladega Polesitter Credit Jared Tilton NASCAR via Getty Images

Credit Jared Tilton, NASCAR via Getty Images

Camping World Truck Series rookie Tyler Reddick scored his first career pole in just his 13th start for Saturday afternoon’s fred’s 250 at Talladega Superspeedway. The part-time driver posted a speed of 186.827 mph (51.256 seconds). Tayler Malsam qualified second, followed by ThorSport teammates Matt Crafton and Johnny Sauter. Sophomore driver Ryan Blaney, who is …

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Clint Bowyer, Kyle Busch Lead Practices at Talladega

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The Sprint Cup Series took to Talladega Superspeedway on Friday for two practice sessions on Friday in preparation for Sunday afternoon’s GEICO 500. The first session lasted 60 minutes, and the second and final practice was only 50 minutes. Clint Bowyer topped the first session with a fast lap of 200.385 mph. Meanwhile, only 21 cars ran …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: A Trio of Debuting Drivers at Talladega


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This weekend, the Camping World Truck Series heads off to Talladega Superspeedway for the race that probably has the largest red circle on the calendar for championship contenders. Their goal will likely be to survive any carnage and finish the race without taking too much of a hit in the standings. But a trio of …

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