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Christopher Bell Pulls Hat-trick in Texas Truck Practices

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The No. 4 became a fixture at the top of the leaderboard at Texas Motor Speedway on Thursday night (June 8), as Christopher Bell laid down the fastest lap in all three of the Camping World Truck Series practice sessions. Bell’s speed of 182.877 mph was enough to top the first session of the triple header. …

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Regan Smith Remains Aric Almirola’s Substitute for Dover

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Regan Smith gets to enjoy another week in the King Richard Petty’s court. Richard Petty Motorsports announced in a press release on Wednesday (May 31) that Smith will continue to drive the organization’s No. 43 Ford in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Dover International Speedway this weekend, as primary driver Aric Almirola …

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The Frontstretch 5: Frightening NASCAR Crashes Where the Driver Walked Away

Whether or not you watched the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500, you probably still managed to see the video of Scott Dixon’s horrific wreck. It was one of the most violent wrecks in years, yet the spectacular part is that Dixon walked away unscathed. In fact, he acted like it was just a mundane part …

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Ryan Blaney, William Byron Lead Charlotte XFINITY Practices

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Ryan Blaney and William Byron were the fastest in the two NASCAR XFINITY Series practices held Thursday (May 25) at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Blaney, driving the No. 12 Ford for Team Penske this week, put down a blistering lap of 182.834 mph to claim the opening practice. Brennan Poole (182.642 mph) was the runner up …

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Erik Jones Fastest in Opening Cup Practice at Charlotte

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The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series took to Charlotte Motor Speedway May 25 for the first of three practice sessions, and rookie Erik Jones posted the fast lap in the session with a speed of 192.713 mph. Jimmie Johnson (192.472 mph) was second quickest in the session, with Kyle Larson (192.465 mph), Denny Hamlin (192.465) …

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Justin Haley’s Truck Fails Postrace Inspection at Charlotte

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade/NKP)

Crew chief suspensions continue to be a common theme for the 2017 NASCAR season. On Thursday morning, May 25, NASCAR announced that Camping World Trucks Series driver Justin Haley’s No. 24 Chevrolet Silverado failed the post-race inspection following the May 19 CWTS race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The reigning K&N Pro Series East champion finished …

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Kyle Busch Motorsports Sweeps Charlotte Truck Practices

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Kyle Busch Motorsports continued its hot streak by sweeping the pair of Camping World Truck Series practices at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Thursday night. KBM’s Christopher Bell won the first practice session with a speed of 182.039 mph, while teammate Noah Gragson (181.941 mph) paced the field in the second practice. Brett Moffitt took the top …

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Most Popular… NASCAR News Story

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It seems fitting NASCAR’s Most Popular Driver, Dale Earnhardt Jr., also leads the pack in news coverage. Joyce Julius & Associates revealed this week the veteran tops all NASCAR storylines this season. Earnhardt, retiring at the end of this season has had more stories written about him than anyone else in the sport. According to JJ&A, Earnhardt has …

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Joey Logano’s Post-Race Infraction Leads to First Encumbered Win

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Joey Logano is not locked into the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs just yet. The No. 22 Ford failed the post race inspection following the Toyota Owner’s 400 at Richmond International Raceway, and has been punished with an L1-level penalty, which marks Logano’s win in the event as an encumbered one, NASCAR announced on …

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Travis Pastrana Returns to NASCAR Camping World Truck Series with Niece Motorsports

Travis Pastrana

Travis Pastrana, a former X Games gold medalist and star of the Nitro Circus tour, is returning to NASCAR. The action sports legend will trade in his BMX handlebars for the steering wheel in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Pastrana will drive Niece Motorsports’ No. 45 Chevrolet Silverado, taking over at Las Vegas Motor …

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