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Kyle Busch, Austin Dillon Quickest During 2015 All-Star Race Practices at Charlotte

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The Sprint All-Star Race weekend has finally arrived, and the much-anticipated non-points events are set to kick off on Friday evening with the Sprint Showdown. As the sun beamed down on Charlotte Motor Speedway early Friday afternoon, two extended practice sessions – one for each event – provided an opportunity for teams to test setups …

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CJ Faison to Make NASCAR Xfinity Series Debut at Dover

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It has been a busy few weeks for young CJ Faison. After announcing he would be returning to the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, driving for Premium Motorsports, the talented driver has been working to race more frequently. Faison, 21, has accomplished that goal. He will run double-duty at Dover International Speedway at the end of …

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Friday Faceoff: Will Kyle Busch Make the Chase & Who Will Win Iowa?

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1. Everyone’s been giving their opinion, now let’s hear yours: will Kyle Busch make the Chase? Amy Henderson, Senior Editor: I think Kyle Busch can make the Chase; getting into the top 30 shouldn’t be an insurmountable task, though winning could prove more daunting given Joe Gibbs Racing’s recent performance. I’m not sold on that …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Evaluating the Rookie Battle, 9 Races In

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Youth is in the air. NASCAR’s future continues to show signs of fresh faces, along with a new generation of fans entering the sport. With so many drivers working through the rankings, opportunities have presented themselves for a select few to race against some of the best racers NASCAR has to offer. The elusive Sunoco …

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Beyond the Cockpit: Spencer Gallagher on Learning, Growing & Excelling

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Planes might go a lot faster than racecars, but one driver will leave that passion to his father. Spencer Gallagher, driver of the No. 23 Chevrolet for GMS Racing in the Camping World Truck Series, races for his dad’s team, which is also sponsored by his company, Allegiant Travel Co. After getting a late start in …

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ARCA Veteran Will Kimmel to Attempt NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Debut

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There will be a new face behind the wheel of Go FAS Racing’s No. 32 Ford at Kentucky Speedway in July. Will Kimmel, a veteran racer from the ARCA Racing Series, will be attempting his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series debut when the division hits the 1.5-mile track on July 11. After being approached earlier in the year by …

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Pace Laps: Opportunity, Fuel Mileage, Make-A-Wish & More

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Xfinity Series: It’s Time for a Standalone – After another much needed off-weekend, the NASCAR Xfinity Series regulars will have their first true chance to reach Victory Lane at a non-plate track this year. Heading over to the stand-alone event in Iowa on Sunday, the division’s drivers will be up against very few (if any) …

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Erik Jones Wins the Pole for the 2015 Toyota Tundra 250 at Kansas

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In his first weekend of doing double-duty between the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and Camping World Truck Series, Erik Jones is off to quite the impressive start. The 18-year-old has won the pole for the Toyota Tundra 250 at Kansas Speedway with a track record time of 30.101 seconds. Leading the field for the third …

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Eric McClure Leaves JGL Racing, Returns to TriStar Motorsports

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Eric McClure is on the move once again. Over the offseason, the Virginia native announced he would be leaving TriStar Motorsports for JGL Racing. However, after nine races, McClure is heading back to his old team. JGL Racing and McClure have parted ways after tallying up two top-25 finishes through nine events. Bringing his No. …

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Kevin Harvick, Erik Jones Quickest in 2015 Spongebob Squarepants 400 Practices at Kansas

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The 1.5-mile tracks have been Kevin Harvick‘s strong suit since he joined Stewart-Haas Racing last year. This season has been no different for the reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion. Harvick was quickest in the first practice session of the day at Kansas Speedway, with a time of 28.306 seconds. His momentum continued to Happy Hour …

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Fire Erupts at Leavine Family Racing Shop

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A fire erupted throughout the back portion of Leavine Family Racing’s shop on Friday morning. Located in Concord, N.C., the blaze started at approximately 7 a.m., with firefighters from Concord and Harrisburg putting under control within an hour and a half, according to WSOC-TV. According to Motorsport.com, cars were damaged in the fire, but the …

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Beyond the Cockpit: Mason Mitchell Adjusting to Life as a Team Owner

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Owning a team in stock car racing is quite difficult. But at 20 years old, Mason Mitchell has become a leader for his self-owned ARCA Series team, Mason Mitchell Motorsports.  Don’t be fooled by the alliteration, especially since Mitchell piloted his No. 98 Ford to the winner’s circle once last season en route to the …

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