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Tracking the Trucks: Corey Heim Wins Home Race With Last Lap Pass in Atlanta

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

In a Nutshell: HAMPTON, Ga. – Corey Heim made a last-lap pass on fellow Georgia native and teammate Chandler Smith to win at his home race at Atlanta Motor Speedway in only his fifth career Truck Series start. Smith was shuffled back to finish fourth as Ben Rhodes and Ty Majeski finished second and third, …

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John Hunter Nemechek Announced for 3 Xfinity Races With JGR

John Hunter Nemechek

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

John Hunter Nemechek will compete in a limited NASCAR Xfinity Series schedule 2022 while driving the No. 18 Toyota Supra for Joe Gibbs Racing, the team announced March 15. The schedule will consist of three events in the series, beginning at Richmond Raceway on April 2 and followed by Dover Motor Speedway on April 30 …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: 2022 Pennzoil 400 at Las Vegas

Alex Bowman does a post-race burnout after winning the 2022 Pennzoil 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. (Photo: NKP)

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Alex Bowman doubled down on two tires instead of four and hit the jackpot by winning the Pennzoil 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday (Mar. 6). Bowman’s seventh career NASCAR Cup Series win came in overtime, prevailing after a thrilling two-lap duel with Hendrick Motorsports teammate and runner-up finisher Kyle Larson.

Thad Moffitt Discusses New Truck Series Ride & Being Part of Petty Lineage

2022 Trucks Daytona Thad Moffitt (Credit: NKP)

Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

Thad Moffitt is the grandson of Richard Petty, the NASCAR Cup Series’ all-time wins leader and one of three drivers with a record seven series championships, and great-grandson of Lee Petty, the winner of the first Daytona 500.  This year, he’s racing part time in the No. 43 Chevrolet Silverado in the NASCAR Camping World …

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