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Team Penske Duo Paces 1st 2015 CampingWorld.com 500 Practice at Phoenix

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The Sun was shining down on Phoenix International Raceway Friday afternoon. For Team Penske, the brightness carried a sense of optimism for of this weekend. Daytona 500 winner Joey Logano set the pace for the first practice session of the weekend in preparation for the Campingworld.com 500. Running a time of 25.942 seconds, Logano took his …

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Eyes on XFINITY: Ross Chastain Building a Name for Himself

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He calls his car owner “Mr. Johnny” – a sign of friendship and respect. “Mr. Johnny,” after all, has built a start-and-park team into one that contends for top 15s on a weekly basis. Now a three-car organization, JD Motorsports has a full stable of drivers. Ross Chastain, an eighth-generation farmer, was added to the …

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Tanner Berryhill to Attempt Cup Series Debut at Phoenix

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The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will have another rookie driver starting at Phoenix International Raceway on March 15th. Tanner Berryhill will attempt to make his Cup Series debut at Phoenix with Premium Motorsports in the No. 66 car, according to Vision Racing’s Facebook page. Berryhill attempted the NASCAR XFINITY Series race with Vision Racing, which …

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Premium Motorsports Opts to Focus on No. 62 Car

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The Wallace family was off to a hot start for the 2015 season. Two of the family’s younger drivers, Matt and Steve recorded victories at New Smyrna Speedway while one veteran made it into the Daytona 500. Since then, things have cooled off and as of Saturday? They’re now ice cold. The NASCAR veteran, Mike Wallace announced …

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Austin Dillon Quickest in Both XFINITY Series Practices at Las Vegas

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2013 NASCAR XFINITY Series champion Austin Dillon is set to run an expanded schedule after running just one event in 2014. Running his second race of the year at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, he ran the fastest lap during the first practice session at 29.838 seconds (180.977 mph). Dillon has two top 10s at the 1.5-mile …

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Chip Ganassi Racing Makes Changes to Kyle Larson’s Pit Crew

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The pit crew of the No. 42 car will have a different look at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. According to PitTalks, four members from Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates have been reassigned from Kyle Larson‘s team. Chris McMullen, Doug Riepe, Mark Jannsen and Terry Dennis have been given the option to join one of the …

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Kyle Larson Leads Friday Las Vegas Cup Practice

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The intermediate tracks fell right into Kyle Larson‘s hands during his rookie season, and that continued Friday, with Larson setting the pace during the first practice session for the Sprint Cup Series at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Friday afternoon (March 6). Running a speed of 191.646 mph at 28.177 seconds, Larson’s Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates …

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Time to Give Erik Jones a Chance in the No. 54

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One man’s misfortune usually leads to another man’s gain, and that’s no different now in the XFINITY Series.The curious case of Kyle Busch’s dual leg injuries has provided a predicament at Joe Gibbs Racing. Stress and adversity has tackled Gibbs’ team, in the NASCAR Sprint Cup XFINITY series while Kyle Busch recovers from injuries sustained during …

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Dylan Kwasniewski’s Plans Remain Unknown for 2015

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Restructuring at HScott Motorsports with Chip Ganassi, formerly known as Turner Scott Motorsports, has left one driver without a ride for the 2015 season. Dylan Kwasniewski, who raced the No. 31 car full-time in 2014, is not scheduled to race this season. Following a year that consisted of three top 10s and four DNFs caused by …

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Pace Laps: Harvick’s XFINITY Awesomeness, Crafton’s Continuation, and More

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XFINITY: Harvick continues Atlanta Dominance; Young Guns Shine – Three straight wins seems rather wild, but Kevin Harvick has been on an unbelievable tear over the past two and a half years. Harvick won his third straight race at Atlanta, and did so in dominating fashion once again. Though Joey Logano seemingly had the strongest car throughout …

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Brad Keselowski Paces Lone Truck Series Practice at Atlanta

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Brad Keselowski led the way in the lone three-hour practice for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series on Friday afternoon. Making a return to Atlanta Motor Speedway, the Camping World Truck Series is set to run the Hyundai Construction Equipment 200 on Saturday evening. Leading the way at 178.69 mph, Keselowski had the edge over Kyle …

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