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NASCAR New Hampshire Notebook: Kyle Larson, Erik Jones Quell Silly Season Rumors

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With 2019 NASCAR Silly Season in full effect, rumors heated up along with hot temperatures entering the weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. But for now, all Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series off-track news revolved around drivers insisting they’re sticking with their current teams for 2020. Instead, by the end of Saturday (July 20), it …

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Paul Menard Upset With Harrison Burton After Xfinity Race at New Hampshire

2019 Loudon Nxs Paul Menard Car Nigel Kinrade Photography

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For most drivers, a top-five NASCAR Xfinity Series finish would be nice after a hot and exhausting day at New Hampshire. But for Paul Menard, the lone Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series full-timer competing in the ROXOR 200, that was the last thing on his mind Saturday (July 20). Instead, it was contact with Harrison …

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Erik Jones, Ryan Blaney Lead Saturday Cup Practice Sessions at New Hampshire

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The two practice sessions on Saturday, July 20 for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series at New Hampshire Motor Speedway were adventurous, to say the least. Leading the second and final practices for the 2019 Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 were Erik Jones and Ryan Blaney, respectively. Second Practice Still seeking his first win of the …

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Tommy Joe Martins Leaving BJ McLeod Motorsports to Join MBM Motorsports

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NASCAR Xfinity Series Silly Season is officially underway. Saturday, July 20 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway Tommy Joe Martins announced Saturday he’s leaving his part-time ride at BJ McLeod Motorsports. Instead, he’ll join MBM Motorsports in a new deal effective after this weekend’s race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. “I have been with BJ McLeod …

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Cole Custer Earns NASCAR Xfinity Series Pole at New Hampshire

2018 Xfinity Dover Zach Catanzareti Cole Custer

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On a hot and steamy day in Loudon, N.H., Cole Custer won the pole for Saturday afternoon’s (July 20) ROXOR 200 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. It’s Custer’s 11th career Xfinity pole and fifth this year. “I didn’t know it was going to a pole lap, honestly,” Custer said after qualifying. “I thought I could’ve …

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Brad Keselowski Wins Pole For 2019 Foxwoods Resort Casino 301

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Brad Keselowski hadn’t won a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series pole since 2017. His Team Penske outfit had won three already this season with Joey Logano and Ryan Blaney heading into Friday’s (July 20) qualifying at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Finally, the drought is over for one of the top 2019 MENCS title contenders. Keselowski …

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Christopher Bell, Justin Haley lead NASCAR Xfinity Practice at New Hampshire Motor Speedway

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Christopher Bell and Justin Haley led two NASCAR Xfinity Series practice sessions Friday, July 20 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Both drivers enter qualifying in strong position to win the pole for the 2019 ROXOR 200 in Loudon, N.H. Bell was the quickest in opening practice with a lap of 128.087 mph. The defending race …

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Junior Johnson, Midnight Moon Partner with GMS Racing at Bristol

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Junior Johnson and GMS Racing announced a sponsorship agreement for drivers Brett Moffitt and John Hunter Nemechek. Moffitt and Nemechek will team up with Johnson’s Midnight Moon brand to promote a limited edition reality label that will come to life on their app on smart phones. Midnight Moon will be on Moffit’s Gander Outdoors Truck …

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The 12: NASCAR Power Rankings Quaker State 400 Edition

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Kurt Busch got some redemption on Saturday night. While lightning struck in Daytona, costing him a potential victory, he was sure not going to be denied in Kentucky. The elder Busch got his first victory of the season as well as bragging rights over beating his little brother for the win. How will this translate …

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Entry List: 27th Annual Foxwoods Resort Casino 301

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The NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series will be making their first and only trip of the season to New Hampshire Motor Speedway this year for the 2019 Foxwoods Resort Casino 301. The initial entry list has 37 competitors trying to tackle the Motor Mile for 40 spots on the grid. That means all drivers will …

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Tyler Ankrum Scores 1st Career Truck Series Win at Kentucky Speedway

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Tyler Ankrum took advantage of Brett Moffitt’s empty fuel tank and scored his first career Gander Outdoors Truck Series victory in Thursday night’s Buckle Up in Your Truck 225 at Kentucky Motor Speedway. He led a race-high 40 laps along the way. “Honestly, I wasn’t even really listening. I was just driving my rear-end off,” …

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