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Truckin’ Thursdays: Parker Kligerman Making the Most of His Return

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When Parker Kligerman was a young child, he had a strong passion and love for cars, but it wasn’t until his family got the SPEED channel when he was nine that he felt the need to get into racing. Though his dad wasn’t all that interested in looking at go-karts …

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Beyond the Cockpit: Travis Kvapil on Making His Career in Racing

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Beth Lunkenheimer, Frontstretch.com: You made the natural progression out of working with cars in your dad’s garage to racing. Was there ever any doubt that racing was what you wanted to do? Travis Kvapil: There was never a doubt it was what I wanted to do. I knew somehow I …

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Beyond the Cockpit: Austin Wayne Self on Coming Home to Texas

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Austin Wayne Self made his ARCA Racing Series debut in 2013. Running just six races, he posted five top-10 finishes, including a runner-up result at Winchester Speedway (Ind.). Over the next two years, Self ran 39 of 40 races, scoring one win (2015) and a combined 25 top-10 results, en …

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Pace Laps: The Buzz Behind NASCAR’s Weekend Fight

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Sprint Cup Series: Tony Stewart’s Triumphant Return to Victory Lane – Coming off a solid race at Michigan International Speedway two weeks ago, Tony Stewart snapped an 84-race winless streak on Sunday, leading the final 22 laps in wine country at Sonoma Raceway. It was a caution on lap 86 that …

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Pace Laps: Sprint Cup Heads to Sonoma, Ryan Reed’s Struggles and Parker Kligerman’s Tough Luck

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Sprint Cup: The Week Approaching a Road Course – When the Sprint Cup Series starts creeping toward a road course event, it’s always one of the most unique times of the season. The driver announcements are unpredictable, as Cody Ware and Dylan Lupton will attempt their Cup debuts, while Patrick …

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Tracking the Trucks: William Byron Notches 2nd Consecutive Win

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In a Nutshell: William Byron went back-to-back with a victory over Cole Custer in Saturday night’s Speediatrics 200 at Iowa Speedway. Byron overcame a pit road stumble on his final stop, and with the help of a couple of late-race cautions, recovered to score his third win of the season. …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: ThorSport Racing Down But Not Out

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Over the hours of Sunday night, just a couple days removed from its trip to Texas Motor Speedway, ThorSport Racing suffered a major fire at its shop, located in Sandusky, Ohio. With multiple agencies responding to the fire, it was contained and located mainly in the suspension area of the shop. …

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ThorSport Racing Suffers Ohio Shop Fire

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ThorSport Racing’s shop in Sandusky, Ohio was gutted early Monday morning by a fire. Video taken from the scene shows flames shooting through the roof of the 10,000 square foot facility. According to the Sandusky Register, “multiple fire departments were called to the scene” As of 7:30 a.m. ET, NBC Sports …

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