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Pace Laps: Chevy Teamwork Takes Center Stage In Talladega’s GEICO 500

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Chevy Shuts Down 2019 Shutout With a Little Hendrick Motorsports Teamwork It may have been a brand new Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series package at Talladega Superspeedway Sunday (April 28). The cars may have run without restrictor plates for the first time in 30 years, posting 38 lead changes and …

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ARCA Racing Series Breakdown: 2019 General Tire 200 at Talladega

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Gander Outdoor Truck Series regular Todd Gilliland came to Talladega in search of a confidence boost after a lackluster start to the 2019 campaign. He found just that, cycling to the lead on lap 43 after a caution flew for a turn four wreck between Thad Moffitt and Christian Eckes, and never again relinquishing the …

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Brandon Lynn Scores ARCA Talladega Pole

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After sweeping the top three spots on the speed charts in this morning’s General Tire 200 practice, Venturini Motorsports driver Brandon Lynn delivered the pole for Friday afternoon’s ARCA race in group qualifying at Talladega Superspeedway. Lynn, who went out in the second of five groups to qualify, benefited from running in a highly organized …

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Pace Laps: Martin Truex Jr. Snaps Winless Streak, Alexander Rossi Dominates in Long Beach

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Martin Truex Jr. Snaps Short-Track Winless Streak There was no stopping Martin Truex Jr. on Saturday night at Richmond Raceway, as the driver of the No. 19 Toyota held off a fading Clint Bowyer and a hard charging Joey Logano to win his first short track event. Kyle Busch led …

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ARCA Racing Series Breakdown: 2019 Kentuckiana Ford Dealers 200 at Salem

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Sunday proved a redemption song for Venturini Motorsports driver Michael Self, who scored the win in the rain-shortened Kentuckiana Ford Dealers 200 at Salem Speedway. Man our No. 25 @SinclairOilCorp Toyota was UNBELIEVABLE today!! All thanks to these two guys, @KevinReed2013, and everyone at @VenturiniMotor. The cars I get to drive every week are flat …

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ARCA Should Race At Martinsville Speedway In 2020

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NASCAR made schedule changes to all three of its major series to appeal to fans for 2020, yet the ARCA Menards Series already has the variety in its schedule which fans clamor for. Just ask Bret Holmes. With NASCAR’s purchase of the ARCA Menards Series last year, NASCAR can change the ARCA Menards Series schedule, …

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Ty Majeski Set for Limited Schedule with Chad Bryant Racing

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Ty Majeski will return to the ARCA Menards Series starting at Charlotte Motor Speedway in May with Chad Bryant Racing. Majeski will pilot the No. 22 Ford Fusion for a limited campaign that includes Pocono, Michigan, Chicago and the season finale at Kansas. He will share the ride with Corey Heim, who posted a fifth-place …

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Pace Laps: Kyle Busch Sweeps ISM as the 2018 NASCAR Championship 4 Shines

#18: Kyle Busch, Joe Gibbs Racing, Toyota Supra Extreme Concepts/iK9 celebrates in victory lane

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Championship 4 Right On Course This weekend was all about Kyle Busch. Last weekend was reigning Cup champion Joey Logano’s time to shine. Nine-time ISM Raceway winner Kevin Harvick ran ninth at the track; his worst finish there in six years, that’s how good he’s been. And Martin Truex Jr.? …

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ARCA Breakdown: 2019 Pensacola 200

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After finishing outside the top 10 in his last three short track starts, the last place Michael Self wanted to have to rebound from a disastrous season opener at Daytona was another short track.  But 200 laps later, Self’s proclamation of “sucking at short track racing” proved false, as Venturini Motorsports’ No. 25 pulled into …

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Bret Holmes Talks ARCA, Five Flags Speedway and the 2019 Season Ahead

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After competing in 14 of 20 races last season, Bret Holmes will be competing full-time in the ARCA Menards Series in 2019. He drives the No. 23 Chevrolet for his family-owned team, Bret Holmes Racing, and will contest the season championship for the first time. Holmes has now competed in 42 career ARCA Menards Series …

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