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Garrett Smithley To Do Triple-Duty At Texas

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Garrett Smithley will compete in all three major NASCAR series races this weekend at Texas Motor Speedway. The 26-year-old will join his NASCAR Xfinity Series teammate Ross Chastain, Timmy Hill and Kyle Busch in completing the tripleheader this weekend. On Friday (March 29), Smithley will compete in the Vankor 350, driving the No. 42 Chad Finley Racing, …

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Bubba Wallace to compete in Truck Series race at Texas Motor Speedway

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Bubba Wallace will drive the No. 22 AM Racing Chevrolet in the Vankor 350 at Texas Motor Speedway on Friday, March 29. This will be Wallace’s second NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series start of the 2019 season. He will join Kyle Busch as the two Cup Series regulars to compete in this race. This guy …

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Greg Biffle Returns To NASCAR, To Drive For Kyle Busch Motorsports

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Greg Biffle will return to NASCAR this weekend in the Gander Outdoors Truck Series practice at Texas Motor Speedway. Biffle will practice the No. 51 Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota for the Vankor 350. Regularly scheduled driver Kyle Busch will race the truck in the event. Less than a day later, Kyle Busch Motorsports announced Biffle …

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Joey Logano Wins Pole for the STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway

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Reigning Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion Joey Logano will roll off first for the STP 500. Logano won the pole with a lap of 19.356 seconds for the fastest lap of 97.830 mph. For Logano, it is his first pole of the season, fifth career pole at Martinsville Speedway, and his 21st career Cup …

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Angela Ruch To Drive 12 Truck Races for Niece Motorsports

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Niece Motorsports announced today (Saturday, March 23) that Angela Ruch will drive the No. 44 Chevrolet in 12 races this NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series season. Welcome to the team @Angela__Ruch! — Niece Motorsports (@NieceMotorsport) March 23, 2019 Ruch has competed in three NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series races in her career, two of which …

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Cole Custer wins Xfinity Series race at Auto Club Speedway, denying Busch his 200th win

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A caution, a slow pit stop, and a pit road penalty changed the entire complexion of the Xfinity Series race at Auto Club Speedway. When the checkered flag flew, Cole Custer won the Production Alliance Group 300. It is his first victory this season, his third career Xfinity Series victory, and the first Xfinity Series …

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Friday Faceoff: Did Daniel Suarez Overreact to Michael McDowell Last Week?

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Based on what Michael McDowell did during qualifying last week, was Daniel Suarez‘s reaction warranted? Mark Kristl: Was it warranted? Probably not. In the heat of the moment though, I understood Suarez’s reaction. He qualified 28th. He wanted to gain some starting positions. He was frustrated and McDowell served as a scapegoat. Joy Tomlinson: I don’t …

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Kyle Busch Wins iK9 Service Dog 200 at ISM Raceway

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Kyle Busch led 116 of the 200 laps en route to winning the iK9 Service Dog 200 at ISM Raceway, his second consecutive victory in the Xfinity Series. Busch won by a 3.025-second margin over Ryan Truex, who earned his career-best Xfinity Series finish. Despite the seemingly easy nature of the victory, it was not …

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Chris Buescher, Joey Logano Top Saturday TicketGuardian 500 Practices

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After Ryan Blaney won the pole for the TicketGuardian 500 at ISM Raceway, Chris Buescher and Joey Logano led the two Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice sessions Saturday (March 9) at ISM Raceway. In the second practice, Buescher posted the fastest lap at 137.973 mph. In final practice, Logano paced the field with a …

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Bret Holmes Talks ARCA, Five Flags Speedway and the 2019 Season Ahead

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After competing in 14 of 20 races last season, Bret Holmes will be competing full-time in the ARCA Menards Series in 2019. He drives the No. 23 Chevrolet for his family-owned team, Bret Holmes Racing, and will contest the season championship for the first time. Holmes has now competed in 42 career ARCA Menards Series …

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