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Brad Keselowski: “Daniel Hemric Capable of Being Elite Sprint Cup Driver”

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For a team owner, nothing can match the excitement of having a talented driver who can’t escape the desire to win. For Brad Keselowski, his two-truck team in the Camping World Truck Series features two-time winner Tyler Reddick and Daniel Hemric, who is moving toward a first victory in the series. …

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XFINITY Breakdown: Kyle Busch Masters Reconfigured Kentucky Speedway

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Kentucky Speedway underwent a few changes in the last year.  One thing that did not change, however, is Kyle Busch’s ability to put on a dominating performance at the 1.5 mile track.  Busch won the XFINITY Series Alsco 300 on Friday night, leading 185 of 201 laps.  He survived several …

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Slipstream Saturday: Teammate Turmoil & More Ahead of the British GP


Welcome back to some more Formula 1.  In previous years it was rare to have back-to-back race weekends, but this year there’s five, with this one being the second.  Then again, there’s also 21 races this season which seems to be the series at its threshold with regard to the …

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Daily NASCAR Fantasy: Drafting Your Kentucky Lineup (Quaker State 400)

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The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series returns to Kentucky Speedway Saturday, July 9th for the Quaker State 400. The speedway underwent an extensive face lift following the 2015 race last July, which includes a newly paved surface, steeper corners and added SAFER barrier. Kentucky Speedway was added to the NASCAR Sprint …

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Confusion Costs Erik Jones Potential Kentucky Race Win

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Confusion led to frustration as Erik Jones lost a chance to win Friday’s ALSCO 300 at Kentucky Speedway after failing to maintain speed under the race’s penultimate caution. Running in second going into the a lap 175 restart, Jones made the most of the high lane and became the only driver …

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Ryan Blaney Close, Brad Keselowski Quiet As Penske’s NXS Winless Streak Continues

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For the first time in weeks, it finally looked like one of Team Penske’s stars had a shot at a NASCAR XFINITY Series victory at Kentucky Speedway. The crazy thing is, it wasn’t defending race winner Brad Keselowski. Driving in one of the rare starts for Penske’s No. 12 Ford, Ryan …

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Darrell Wallace, Jr. Unfulfilled After Salvaging Top Five in Kentucky

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For many drivers, sneaking into the top 5 with a late-race pit call would be something to celebrate. However, for Darrell Wallace, Jr., and Roush Fenway Racing, all it does it remind them that they need to be better. After running just outside of the top five for the majority …

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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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