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The 12: NASCAR Power Rankings Go Bowling at the Glen Edition

2019 Watkins Glen MENCS Chase Elliott Victory Lane NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

There were people that said it was going to be tough for Chase Elliott to have a better performance this year at Watkins Glen than last year when he held off Martin Truex Jr to win his first-ever career victory in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Elliott, once again, proved people wrong. The Dawsonville, …

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Entry List: Corrigan Oil 200

2019 Pocono NGOTS Christian Eckes Truck Nigel Kinrade Photography

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The Gander Outdoor Truck Series has one race remaining in the regular season, and Michigan International Raceway is the destination for the deciding race in who will be in the Gander Outdoor Truck Series playoffs. With only 31 teams on the initial entry list, all trucks will make the show, barring any entry list changes. …

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Entry List: B&L Transport 170 at Mid-Ohio

2018 charlotte roval cup zach catanzareti aj allmendinger

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

For the second weekend in a row, the NASCAR Xfinity Series heads to a road course where drivers will have to navigate through left and right hand turns. This week’s location? Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, and with 38 cars on the initial entry list, all drivers will qualify, barring any entry list changes. AJ Allmendinger …

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Entry List: Consumers Energy 400

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series makes its second and final trip of the season to Michigan International Speedway this weekend for the 2019 Consumers Energy 400. The initial entry list has 38 competitors, and with 40 spots on the grid, that means all drivers will qualify, barring any entry list changes. Ross Chastain will …

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Austin Cindric Outduels AJ Allmendinger to Win Watkins Glen

NASCAR Xfinity Series

(Nigel Kinrade Photography)

In what was a back-and-forth affair in the final two laps, Austin Cindric beat AJ Allmendinger to win his first career NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Watkins Glen International on Saturday afternoon (Aug. 3). Cindric and Allmendinger battled vigorously, exchanging the lead multiple times in the final laps via bump and runs, with Cindric gaining …

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The 12: NASCAR Power Rankings Gander RV 400 Edition

2019 Pocono MENCS Denny Hamlin Victory Lane NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

When most people think of the racing at Pocono, they think of a snooze fest or a boring afternoon where the cars run single-file after the first few laps of a restart. But this past Sunday was not the Pocono we have seen for the past few years. With the addition of the PJ1 surface …

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Cliff Daniels Is Jimmie Johnson’s New Crew Chief

2019 Pocono MENCS Jimmie Johnson Face Nigel Kinrade Photography

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Cliff Daniels has a new role in NASCAR: seven-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson‘s crew chief. Hendrick Motorsports announced Monday (July 29) that Daniels will take over the play-calling duties for Johnson effective immediately. Daniels replaces Kevin Meendering, who was in his first year with Johnson after replacing long-time crew chief Chad Knuas. …

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Christian Eckes Wins ARCA Race At Pocono

Christian Eckes - 2018 ARCA Menards Series at Gateway

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Christian Eckes survived and saved enough fuel to hold off Todd Gilliland and the field to win the Forts USA 150 at Pocono Raceway under dark and cloudy skies on Friday afternoon (July 26). “Man, this awesome. Being back in victory lane, this is fun. I love racing these guys” Eckes said in victory lane. “We …

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Harrison Burton, Todd Gilliland Pull off KBM Sweep in Pocono Practices

2019 Pocono NGOTS Harrison Burton Truck Nigel Kinrade Photography

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Kyle Busch Motorsports drivers Harrison Burton and Todd Gilliland led the two Gander Outdoors Truck Series practice sessions at Pocono Raceway on Friday (July 26) prior to this weekend’s race. In the first practice, Burton led the 28 trucks that took time with a top speed of 167.954 mph. Gilliland was second, followed by Brett …

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The 12: NASCAR Power Rankings Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 Edition

2019 Loudon MENCS Kevin Harvick Victory Lane Nigel Kinrade Photography

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

For Kevin Harvick, everyone knew it was coming. We just didn’t know when. New Hampshire was when. Harvick broke a 22-race winless streak and the first for his Stewart-Haas Racing team in 2019. While Harvick was in victory lane, Denny Hamlin and Kyle Busch were frustrated over their races as Hamlin led 113 laps but …

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Entry List: 2019 U.S. Cellular 250

2019 Michigan I NXS Riley Herbst NKP

The NASCAR Xfinity Series heads to the 7/8-mile, banked short track at Iowa Speedway as 39 drivers will attempt to qualify for 38 spots to complete in the 11th annual U.S. Cellular 250 on Saturday afternoon. Joining the series regulars will be drivers Ryan Repko, making his second start of the season for JD Motorsports. …

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