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Carl Long Talks the Struggles of Expansion for MBM Motorsports

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Coming into the 2019 NASCAR season, MBM Motorsports planned on running at least two full-time NASCAR Xfinity Series teams with a third if there was sufficient funding. Now, the organization fields four teams, three of which are full-time efforts. Joey Gase drives the No. 35 Toyota full-time, Chad Finchum has primarily driven the No. 42 …

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Entry List: NASCAR Xfinity Series Alsco 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway

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NASCAR released the preliminary entry list for the Alsco 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway today (Monday, May 20). A total of 39 drivers are entered for the NASCAR Xfinity Series race. Barring any withdrawals, one driver will fail to qualify. Jeb Burton returns to drive the No. 8 JR Motorsports Chevrolet. This will Burton’s second …

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Entry List: Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway

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NASCAR released the preliminary entry list for the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway today (Monday, May 20). Currently, 40 drivers are entered for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Memorial Day weekend race. Barring any withdrawals, the Coca-Cola 600 will be a full field. The four drivers who are entered in non-chartered cars are …

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Kyle Larson Wins All Star Race at Charlotte

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There was hard racing, bent fenders, hurt feelings and a celebration in the Monster Energy All-Star Race. When the checkered flag flew, Kyle Larson drove his No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet into Victory Lane, earning $1 million. Larson became the fourth driver in NASCAR history to win the All-Star Race after transferring in from …

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William Byron, Bubba Wallace, Kyle Larson & Alex Bowman Advance to All Star Race Following The Open

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Well that was entertaining, huh? William Byron, Bubba Wallace and Kyle Larson won the three stages of the Monster Energy Open to advance to the All-Star Race. Additionally, Alex Bowman won the fan vote to also advance to the All-Star Race. Byron took advantage of his four fresh tires to edge Wallace at the line …

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2-Headed Monster: Who Was Right? Clint Bowyer Or Erik Jones

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Saturday night’s (May 11) Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway ended with tempers flaring. Well, only Clint Bowyer‘s temper flaring after Erik Jones threw a late block on him. "That was dumb on [Erik Jones'] part … I shoulda just wrecked him, I guess."- Clint Bowyer pic.twitter.com/6mWEPDSbVB — FOX: NASCAR (@NASCARONFOX) May …

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11 Cup Series Cars Fail Pre-Race Inspection at Kansas Speedway

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Eleven Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series cars failed pre-race inspection at Kansas Speedway. The cars, driven by Aric Almirola, Daniel Suarez, Chase Elliott, Martin Truex Jr., Kyle Larson, Ty Dillon, Joey Logano, Michael McDowell, Landon Cassill, Joey Gase and Timmy Hill all failed pre-race inspection. Their qualifying times were disallowed, so they will be lined …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Questions Arise About Kansas Field Size

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Dover was a solid race but does a low truck count mean trouble in Kansas? (Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Kansas City, Kansas is the site for the next race for the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series. While qualifying is always important, every driver will have a sense of comfort, as they will all make the Digital Ally 250 on Friday, May 10. Currently, only 27 drivers are entered for the race, five short of …

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The Frontstretch 5: Drivers Ready To End Their Winless Streak

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1. Paul Menard It has been 277 races since Menard last won a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race. Driving the No. 27 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet, Paul Menard won the 2011 Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. In that race, he led 27 laps and stretched the fuel in his No. 27 Chevrolet to …

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The Underdog House: JTG Daugherty Racing Continues to Impress

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Hello all! For this version of The Underdog House, I’m filling in for our illustrious Frank Velat. There were two NASCAR races at Richmond Raceway this weekend. The NASCAR Xfinity Series competed in the ToyotaCare 250, and the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series raced for 400 laps in the Toyota Owners 400. The NASCAR Gander …

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8 Teams Fail Cup Series Pre-Race Inspection At Richmond

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The starting positions for Saturday night’s Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond Raceway will differ significantly from after qualifying on Friday. Denny Hamlin, Aric Almirola, Chase Elliott, Daniel Suarez, Jimmie Johnson, Erik Jones, Matt Tifft, and Joey Gase all failed Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series pre-race qualifying at Richmond Raceway. These drivers will all forfeit their …

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ARCA preview: Kentuckiana Ford Dealers ARCA 200 at Salem Speedway

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After taking over one month off, the ARCA Menards Series returns to action in the Kentuckiana Ford Dealers ARCA 200 at Salem Speedway on Sunday, April 14. The race will consist of 200 laps around the 0.555-mile track in Salem, IN. Salem Speedway will host two ARCA races this season, with the second race set …

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