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Gallagher, Crafton Head up Truck Series Practice Sessions at TMS

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On Thursday, the Camping World Truck Series took to Texas Motor Speedway for two practice sessions in preparation for Friday night’s WinStar World Casino 400k.  With the short field (now up to 30 entrants instead of the 27 on the initial entry list), everyone will qualify.  Regardless, speed and handling …

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Pace Laps: Mediocre Monster, Trouble Teammates and Bad Calls

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Sprint Cup: No Passing Zone – When even winner Jimmie Johnson says, “rough race today” then you know conditions were difficult at Dover. The Monster Mile was simply mediocre. NASCAR’s new rules package meshed with aerodynamic awfulness and the result was that passing was near impossible. At times, during 15-lap …

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Pace Laps: Manufacturer Advantages, Stand-Alone Races, and Different Faces

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Cup: All-Star Snoozer – While the question of whether or not the All-Star race has outlived its usefulness is a valid one, the bigger question resides with how it should remain should it continue.  One comment that seemed appropriate regarding the race is that, to truly be an All-Star race, drivers …

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Cameron Hayley Fastest in Truck Series Practice

Credit: Mike Neff

On Thursday, Camping World Truck Series teams were originally scheduled to have two practice sessions ahead of Friday night’s Toyota Tundra 250 at Kansas Speedway.  Unfortunately, persistent rains quashed that original schedule. Once the rains finally went away and the Air Titan 2’s got the 1.5 mile oval dry, NASCAR …

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