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Wendell Chavous To Run Eldora, Remainder of 2015 Truck Series Season

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Premium Motorsports has had a lot of driver changes in recent weeks, including two new drivers entered in both of their cars in this weekend’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire. However, this week the team has found a permanent driver in its NASCAR Camping World Truck Series entry. Wendell Chavous will drive …

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Chad Boat to Make Truck Series Debut at Eldora Speedway

Chad Boat

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The 1-800-Car-Cash Mudsummer Classic is a fun race for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series because of the unique dirt surface at Eldora Speedway. The race allows dirt-track veterans to compete along with the highly skilled drivers of the NCWTS. Due to that aspect the race always sees a lot of drivers making their NCWTS debut. Next Wednesday’s …

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NASCAR Issues Warnings to 4 Teams Following Kentucky

Greg Biffle at Martinsville Speedway

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Kentucky Speedway featured a new rule package and with that new rule packages a few teams seemed to get their arms around it while others struggled. Not only that but it seemed some teams understood the rule package better than others. That was proved when NASCAR issued written warnings to four different teams following Sunday’s …

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Matt Wallace to Make Xfinity Series Debut for JGL Racing at New Hampshire

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NASCAR has always been a family sport. Throughout its 67-year history, several generations of drivers have made their mark, scoring multiple wins and championships as siblings, sons, and fathers. One of those families is the Wallaces, whose legacy will continue when Matt Wallace, son of NASCAR driver Mike, will make his Xfinity Series debut in next …

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Matt Crafton Wins 2015 UNOH 225 at Kentucky

Matt Crafton holds the trophy fromt he Camping World Truck Series Race at Kentucky Speedway.

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Sometimes storylines get lost for other reasons. When fans read up on the 2015 UNOH 225 at Kentucky Speedway, they will read about the horrific accident in which Ben Kennedy hit the catchfence, causing a massive accident on lap 145, which resulted in the race being called five laps short of the scheduled distance. What …

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JJ Yeley Paces Field in Lone Xfinity Series Practice at Kentucky

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Surprises in sports are one of the things that keep fans watching, and in Thursday’s lone NASCAR Xfinity Series practice session for Friday’s Kentucky 300 at Kentucky Speedway there was a surprise at the top of the charts. JJ Yeley and his Xfinity Series-only JGL Racing team led the field with a speed of 174.967 …

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Cargill Beef Returns to Sponsor Ricky Stenhouse Jr.

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Sponsorship and driver recognition has always been part of NASCAR. When fans think of Jeff Gordon, longtime sponsorship Dupont immediately comes to mind. Dale Earnhardt was known as the “Man in Black” due to his longtime association with GM Goodwrench, which featured a black scheme. While those relationships are few and far between nowadays there …

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Justin Marks To Drive for Front Row Motorsports at Sonoma

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Usually when NASCAR visits a road course, there are always a few new faces that come and drive in the series, drivers from different backgrounds of racing that are much more familiar with road courses than the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers and that could help a team in needs of a good finish. Next …

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Busted: NASCAR Issues Warnings To 4 Teams After Michigan

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Written warnings are a new phenomenon in NASCAR in 2015. Four written warnings were issued by NASCAR following the Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway, raising the total amount of warnings issues since the April 19 race at Bristol Motor Speedway to 44. Dale Earnhardt Jr.‘s No. 88 team was given a warning for …

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Martin Truex Jr. Paces Field in Open Test Session at Darlington

2015 Nascar Darlington Testing

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A test session is a way for teams to experiment with setups and try a few things, and 12 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams did just that on Wednesday at Darlington Raceway. Pocono winner Martin Truex Jr. topped the charts with a speed of 175.535 mph. Second quick in the session was Jamie McMurray, followed …

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NASCAR Hands Down Warnings After the 2015 Axalta We Paint Winners 400 at Pocono

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A new phenomenon in NASCAR’s penalty process is handing out written warnings for teams having problems going through inspection. Several teams this season have received written warnings for infractions during inspection, and that was no different on Sunday, as four teams received written warnings following the Axalta We Paint Winners 400 at Pocono Raceway according …

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