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Kevin Harvick to Drive for JR Motorsports at Pocono

Kevin Harvick and son Keelan await the start fo the 5-hour Energy 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway

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JR Motorsports has had lots of rumors swirling in recent weeks about Sprint Cup drivers running for their program. Once Kasey Kahne drove the truck to victory in Charlotte, plenty of them wanted to get in line to drive the No. 00 Chevrolet. Thursday, the team announced one special appearance has been confirmed. Kevin Harvick …

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Alex Bowman to Relieve John Wes Townley in Xfinity Series Race at Indianapolis

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After filling in earlier in the season for the team, Alex Bowman will return to Athenian Motorsports this weekend. Today (July 23), the Xfinity and Truck series team announced that Bowman will drive the organization’s No. 25 Xfinity Series Chevrolet for this weekend’s Lilly Diabetes 250 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Bowman will replace regular driver …

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Wendell Chavous To Run Eldora, Remainder of 2015 Truck Series Season

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Premium Motorsports has had a lot of driver changes in recent weeks, including two new drivers entered in both of their cars in this weekend’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire. However, this week the team has found a permanent driver in its NASCAR Camping World Truck Series entry. Wendell Chavous will drive …

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Chad Boat to Make Truck Series Debut at Eldora Speedway

Chad Boat

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The 1-800-Car-Cash Mudsummer Classic is a fun race for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series because of the unique dirt surface at Eldora Speedway. The race allows dirt-track veterans to compete along with the highly skilled drivers of the NCWTS. Due to that aspect the race always sees a lot of drivers making their NCWTS debut. Next Wednesday’s …

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NASCAR Issues Warnings to 4 Teams Following Kentucky

Greg Biffle at Martinsville Speedway

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Kentucky Speedway featured a new rule package and with that new rule packages a few teams seemed to get their arms around it while others struggled. Not only that but it seemed some teams understood the rule package better than others. That was proved when NASCAR issued written warnings to four different teams following Sunday’s …

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Matt Wallace to Make Xfinity Series Debut for JGL Racing at New Hampshire

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NASCAR has always been a family sport. Throughout its 67-year history, several generations of drivers have made their mark, scoring multiple wins and championships as siblings, sons, and fathers. One of those families is the Wallaces, whose legacy will continue when Matt Wallace, son of NASCAR driver Mike, will make his Xfinity Series debut in next …

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Matt Crafton Wins 2015 UNOH 225 at Kentucky

Matt Crafton holds the trophy fromt he Camping World Truck Series Race at Kentucky Speedway.

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Sometimes storylines get lost for other reasons. When fans read up on the 2015 UNOH 225 at Kentucky Speedway, they will read about the horrific accident in which Ben Kennedy hit the catchfence, causing a massive accident on lap 145, which resulted in the race being called five laps short of the scheduled distance. What …

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JJ Yeley Paces Field in Lone Xfinity Series Practice at Kentucky

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Surprises in sports are one of the things that keep fans watching, and in Thursday’s lone NASCAR Xfinity Series practice session for Friday’s Kentucky 300 at Kentucky Speedway there was a surprise at the top of the charts. JJ Yeley and his Xfinity Series-only JGL Racing team led the field with a speed of 174.967 …

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Cargill Beef Returns to Sponsor Ricky Stenhouse Jr.

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Sponsorship and driver recognition has always been part of NASCAR. When fans think of Jeff Gordon, longtime sponsorship Dupont immediately comes to mind. Dale Earnhardt was known as the “Man in Black” due to his longtime association with GM Goodwrench, which featured a black scheme. While those relationships are few and far between nowadays there …

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Friday Faceoff: Rules Changes, Rain Delays, Shuttering a Team & Rookie Mistakes

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Welcome to Friday Faceoff, our weekly NASCAR roundtable where the Frontstretch experts give their take on major storylines surrounding the sport. Here’s a few major questions we’re trying to answer heading into the Sprint Cup off-weekend. 1) NASCAR approved a series of rule changes to debut at Kentucky next month. Is it the right call, …

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Justin Marks To Drive for Front Row Motorsports at Sonoma

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Usually when NASCAR visits a road course, there are always a few new faces that come and drive in the series, drivers from different backgrounds of racing that are much more familiar with road courses than the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers and that could help a team in needs of a good finish. Next …

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