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Pace Laps: Sieg Looking for Chase Spot, Moffitt’s Big Win and Pagenaud’s Title Hopes

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Sprint Cup Series: Youth Makes A Comeback – Much of the NASCAR season has been focused on when there will be a “changing of the guard.” 45-year-old Tony Stewart is retiring, 45-year-old Jeff Gordon has already done so but is filling in for fellow 40-something Dale Earnhardt, Jr. during his concussion recovery. …

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Tracking the Trucks: Brett Moffitt Scores First Career Victory at Michigan

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In a Nutshell: Just 10 days removed from finishing runner-up to Ben Kennedy at Bristol Motor Speedway, Brett Moffitt emerged victorious Saturday afternoon at Michigan International Speedway. Moffitt waited out a two-hour rain delay and made a last lap pass to score his first career win by just 0.098 seconds …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: 3 Races Remaining to Set Inaugural Chase Field

As the Camping World Truck Series rolls into Michigan International Speedway this weekend, drivers will mark off one of the three remaining events before the inaugural Chase for the championship begins. Following Ben Kennedy’s victory at Bristol just over a week ago, six drivers have now notched wins and effectively …

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Tracking the Trucks: Ben Kennedy Outlasts Bristol for First Career Win

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In a Nutshell: Ben Kennedy took the checkered flag 0.274 seconds ahead of Brett Moffitt to win Wednesday night’s UNOH 200 at Bristol Motor Speedway. Kennedy outlasted a hard-charging Moffitt on the restart with six laps remaining to score his first career win. Daniel Hemric, William Byron and Johnny Sauter …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Five Scariest Truck Series Crashes

Crashes take their toll

NASCAR has made so many safety advances that it’s easy to get complacent and forget that the sport is still inherently dangerous. Despite everything the sanctioning body has done, there’s no way to make the sport 100 percent safe, short of maybe ending it altogether, and we all know that’s …

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Pace Laps: Rainy Day Blues, Record Setting Trucks & Late Model Success

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Sprint Cup: Another Drenched Day in Pocono – Pocono Raceway now holds a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series record as the only track to have two rainouts in a single season. Needless to say, that’s not the record the 2.5-mile racetrack would hope to achieve, as Sunday’s Pennsylvania 400 was postponed …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Gearing Up for the Inaugural Chase for the Championship

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When the Camping World Truck Series heads to Pocono Raceway Saturday afternoon, it will knock off one of the five remaining races to set the inaugural Chase field. Only five drivers have punched their tickets with a victory, so there’s still quite a bit of uncertainty in exactly who will …

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Tracking the Trucks: Kyle Larson Scores Big at Eldora

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In a Nutshell: Kyle Larson conquered the mud-caked banks of Eldora Speedway to win Wednesday night’s Aspen Dental Eldora Dirt Derby by 0.767 seconds ahead of defending winner Christopher Bell. Larson recovered from going a lap down early to take advantage of troubles Rico Abreu, Jake Griffin and Tyler Reddick …

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Tracking the Trucks: William Byron Scores 4th Career Win at Kentucky Speedway

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In a Nutshell: William Byron scored his third win in the last four races and his fourth overall when he took the checkered flag 0.190 seconds ahead of John Hunter Nemechek in thursday night’s Buckle Up in Your Truck 225 at Kentucky Speedway. Byron held off a hard-charging Nemechek and …

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