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Truckin’ Thursdays: The Kyle Busch Motorsports Shuffle

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It’s been no secret in recent years that Kyle Busch Motorsports has turned itself into one of the top Gander Outdoors Truck Series teams with the ability to win on any given race day. After all, the organization has scored two driver championships with Erik Jones and Christopher Bell since its debut in 2010. Additionally, …

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Pace Laps: Kyle Busch Dominates Pocono, Cole Custer Wins Big and IndyCar Tackles Detroit

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Kyle Busch Pushes Past NASCAR Package Problems Experts can argue back and forth about Kyle Busch’s 200-plus wins in NASCAR’s top three series. Fans will debate its place in history for years to come. But there’s one part of Busch’s career we cannot debate: a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series …

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Austin Dillon Suffers Minor Burns in Alsco 300, Will Race in Coca-Cola 600

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Austin Dillon was forced to climb out of his NASCAR Xfinity Series car before the conclusion of Saturday’s Alsco 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Piloting the No. 10 Chevrolet for Kaulig Racing, Dillon got into the back of John Hunter Nemechek, who hit the outside wall racing the high line. YELLOW FLAG: Caution is out …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Texas Motor Speedway Kicks Off the Triple Truck Challenge

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The drop of the checkered flag at Charlotte Motor Speedway last weekend for the Gander Outdoors Truck Series means that another couple of weekends off before they’re back on track. But what it also means is that the next time the series races, the Triple Truck Challenge, announced prior to the start of the season, …

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Pace Laps: Bubba Wallace Impresses at Charlotte, While David Slays Goliath at Indianapolis

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: All-Star Night of Emotions Saturday was a day full of emotion, passion and hard racing. From the beginning stage of the Monster Energy Open to the fireworks and celebration after the Monster Energy All-Star Race, nothing excelled over the prestigious event. Nothing, except for Kyle Larson. The Open began with …

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Tracking the Trucks: Kyle Busch Closes Out Perfect Season With a Win in Charlotte

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In a Nutshell: Kyle Busch dominated the North Carolina Education Lottery 200 at Charlotte Motor Speedway Friday night (May 18). The driver of the No. 51 Toyota led five times for 102 of 134 laps en route to his fifth win in five starts this season. “A couple of years ago I shot for [going …

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Pace Laps: 2019 NASCAR Handling Package Kicks Critics to the Curb at Kansas

#45: Ross Chastain, Niece Motorsports, Chevrolet Silverado TruNorth/Paul Jr. Designs celebrates his win NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: For New 2019 NASCAR Handling Package, There’s No Place Like Kansas Insiders told me the sport’s low-horsepower, high-downforce package used in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series this year had its best chance to succeed at Kansas Speedway. The ingredients were all there to put on a good show on …

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Alex Bowman Leaves Kansas Disappointed With 3rd Straight Runner-Up Finish

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Alex Bowman walked away wondering what might have been if he had chosen a different lane on the second-to-last restart Saturday night at Kansas Speedway. The Hendrick Motorsports driver lost the lead to eventual winner Brad Keselowski and finished second for the third straight race. I’ve never wanted something so bad. Not going to lie, …

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Brad Keselowski Wins Thrilling Digital Ally 400 at Kansas Speedway

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Brad Keselowski scored his third win of the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season in Saturday night’s (May 11) Digital Ally 400 at Kansas Speedway. The veteran needed NASCAR Overtime and then some nail-biting side-by-side action behind him to clear the path to victory. But the triumph on this Mother’s Day weekend was bittersweet. …

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Tracking the Trucks: Ross Chastain Gives Niece Motorsports its 1st Win in Kansas

#45: Ross Chastain, Niece Motorsports, Chevrolet Silverado TruNorth/Paul Jr. Designs celebrates his win NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series

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In a Nutshell: Ross Chastain brought Niece Motorsports its first victory in Friday night’s Digital Ally 250 at Kansas Speedway. After saving himself from a near-spin with less than 20 laps remaining, Chastain took advantage of Stewart Friesen‘s dry fuel tank to rocket to his first career Gander Outdoors Truck Series win and an emotional …

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Ben Rhodes ‘Surprised’ by Runner-Up Finish in Kansas

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Ben Rhodes walked away from Kansas Speedway Friday night with a runner-up finish and his third top five in seven races this season. “I was surprised today,” Rhodes said on pit road after the race. “I thought we were going to be lucky to get a top 10; I don’t know how we got second. …

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Matt Crafton Snags Pole for Digital Ally 250 in Kansas

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Matt Crafton will lead the Gander Outdoors Truck Series field to the green flag Friday night (May 10) alongside Tyler Ankrum. Starting on the pole tonight is @Matt_Crafton! #DigitalAlly250 @DigitalAllyInc pic.twitter.com/9uh1hphQXI — Kansas Speedway (@kansasspeedway) May 10, 2019 The driver of the No. 88 Ford posted a fast lap at 177.288 mph. Harrison Burton will …

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