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Truckin’ Thursdays: Memorable Series Moments Part IV

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Following last week’s Turner Scott Motorsports reports, news in the Truck Series has been relatively quiet, with the exception of TSM officially shuttering the No. 30 team, leaving Ron Hornaday, Jr. and 18 members of the team unemployed. With both owners apparently embroiled in lawsuits against each other, there’s not a whole lot more that …

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Tracking the Trucks: Chevrolet Silverado 250

Chevrolet Silverado 250

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In a Nutshell: Ryan Blaney finished 0.049 seconds ahead of German Quiroga to win Sunday afternoon’s Chevrolet Silverado 250 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. The driver of the No. 29 Ford led twice for a race-high 34 laps en route to his first win of the season. Erik Jones, Gray Gaulding and Andrew Ranger rounded …

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Bass Pro Shops Founder Releases Statement on Tony Stewart’s Return

2014 Michigan I Cup Tony Stewart Laughing Cia

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On Saturday morning, Bass Pro Shops Founder Johnny Morris released a statement about Tony Stewart’s return to racing. The driver of the No. 14 Chevrolet will make his first start this weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway since his involvement in the fatal accident that took Kevin Ward, Jr.’s life three weeks ago. Today our thoughts …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Divorce Papers – Making Sense of Turner Scott Motorsports

2014 Bristol Ii Cwts Ron Hornaday Jr Truck Cia

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To say it’s been a tumultuous 24 hours for anyone connected to Steve Turner and Harry Scott’s NASCAR Truck program is putting it mildly. Early Wednesday afternoon, Motorsport.com’s Lee Spencer reported Turner Scott Motorsports had shut down all three of its Truck Series teams effective immediately. According to Spencer’s report, crew chief Mike Shelton delivered …

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NASCAR Announces 2015 Schedules

Fans in the stands for a NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Darlington Raceway

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2015 Sprint Cup, Nationwide and Truck series Schedules The much-anticipated announcement on the 2015 NASCAR schedules came Tuesday afternoon on a special edition of Race Hub on Fox Sports 1. As expected, there were several dates moved around on the Sprint Cup schedule. One of the biggest highlights is that Darlington Raceway’s Southern 500 moves …

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2015 Sprint Cup, Nationwide and Truck Series Schedules

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Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015 — Sprint Unlimited, FOX Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015 — Daytona 500 Qualifying, FOX Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015 — Duel, FOX Sports 1 Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015 — Daytona 500, FOX Sunday, March 1, 2015 — Atlanta, FOX Sunday, March 8, 2015 — Las Vegas, FOX Sunday, March 15, 2015 — Phoenix, FOX Sunday, March 22, 2015 — California, FOX Sunday, March 29, 2015 — Martinsville, FOX Sunday, April 5, …

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NASCAR Penalizes No. 00, No. 19 and No. 30 NCWTS Teams Following Bristol

2014 Bristol Ii Cwts Brad Keselowski Flag Cia

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Three different teams failed post-race inspection following the UNOH 200 presented by ZLOOP last Thursday morning at Bristol Motor Speedway after their rear spoilers were found to be too high. On Tuesday afternoon, NASCAR announced penalties for the Turner Scott Motorsports No. 00, driven by Cole Custer and No. 30, driven by Ron Hornaday, Jr. …

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Several Teams Test at Chicagoland Speedway

2014 Pocono Ii Cup Clint Bowyer Kevin Harvick Cia

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Multiple teams descended on Chicagoland Speedway for the first of a two-day test on Monday at the 1.5-mile oval that opens the Chase in just a couple short weeks. According to a report from MRN, Stewart-Haas Racing, Roush Fenway Racing, Michael Waltrip Racing, Richard Petty Motorsports and Chip Ganassi Racing were all represented. SHR said the …

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Ortho to Sponsor Roush Fenway Racing, Greg Biffle

Ortho Greg Biffle Credit Roush Fenway Racing

Just a little more than a week removed from Hendrick Motorsports’ announcement that current Greg Biffle sponsor 3M would join the organization to back Jeff Gordon beginning next season, Roush Fenway Racing and Ortho got together at Bristol Motor Speedway Friday morning to announce a multi-year partnership. “I am thrilled to have Ortho on board,” said …

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