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Alex Tagliani, Erik Jones Pace 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 250 Practices at CTMP

Alex Tagliani in his truck at the Canadian Tire Motorsports Park (8/29/15) credit: Getty Images

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NASCAR Camping World Truck Series teams had two practices on Saturday to dial in their trucks for qualifying and the race at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park. When the red and black flags flew to end practice, road-course ace Alex Tagliani and Erik Jones were at the top of the leaderboard in both sessions. The first practice …

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4 Burning Questions: Which Road Course Will Put On the Better Show?

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1. WHICH ROAD RACE — XFINITY OR TRUCKS — WILL PUT ON A BETTER SHOW? It used to be that fans decried tracks that had cars turning right, saying stock cars didn’t belong on the twisting turns of Riverside, Watkins Glen and Sears Point. After a decade of great races on these types of tracks, …

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NASCAR 101: Didn’t Pay Your NASCAR Sponsorship Bill? You’re Not Alone

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Photo Credit: Mike Neff, Frontstretch

Kyle Busch and his Kyle Busch Motorsports are in the midst of a lawsuit – though they’re not on the receiving end. Earlier this week, it was revealed that the Camping World Truck Series team had sued former driver Justin Boston and sponsor Zloop after the company reportedly skipped out on payments to keep Boston …

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Friday Faceoff: Was Bristol a Good Race Despite Lack of Wrecks?

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The Bristol night race featured lots of racing, but not as much of the beating and banging that some fans expect at short tracks. Is that kind of racing necessary for a “great” short-track race, or can such a race without too many bent fenders and crumpled doors still satisfy? Amy Henderson, Senior Editor: It …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Lawsuit Against Justin Boston Highlights Problems With Pay-to-Play

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(Photo: Amy Henderson, Frontstretch)

When Kyle Busch Motorsports and rookie Justin Boston parted ways early last month, the 25-year-old implied the split was performance-based. While it’s not that surprising to see a rookie struggle in his first season behind the wheel in the Truck Series, Boston’s performance was nowhere near that of full-time teammate Erik Jones and part-time Daniel …

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Kyle Busch Motorsports Suing Former Driver Justin Boston, Sponsor

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When Kyle Busch Motorsports and Justin Boston announced they would no longer be competing together in early July, no one really knew why. Now they do. KBM owner Kyle Busch filed a lawsuit this week against Boston and Zloop — a computer recycling company owned by Boston’s father — alleging that they missed $650,000 in …

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Pace Laps: Racers Rally Around Justin Wilson

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IndyCar: Racing Community Rallies in Support Following Wilson Injury – The racing community is as vast and all-encompassing as any organization in the world, but few groups are as close in times of controversy. Following Justin Wilson’s accident at Pocono Raceway, one that left him hospitalized in a coma, as announced by INDYCAR, racers worldwide …

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NASCAR 101: Cole Custer Poised to Make History in the Truck Series

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Quick, the drivers with the most laps led in NASCAR Camping World Truck Series competition this year – go. Obviously Erik Jones has to figure into your guesses, even though he’s only won a single race all season. Aside from his eight top-five finishes, he’s been around the front for much of the year’s races, …

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Alex Tagliani to Drive No. 29 in Mosport Truck Race

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The last time the NASCAR world saw Alex Tagliani, he was bumped out of the lead on the final lap of the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Mid-Ohio. Tagliani will now get another chance at victory as Brad Keselowski Racing announced he will drive the team’s No. 29 entry in the Aug. 30 Chevrolet Silverado …

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Tracking the Trucks: 2015 UNOH 200 at Bristol

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In a Nutshell: Rain was the big story for much of the day Wednesday, delaying practice early in the day and placing some doubt on whether drivers would even be able to qualify. But the track stayed dry until late in the UNOH 200 presented by ZLOOP; the red flag flew with just 34 laps …

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Beyond the Cockpit: Timothy Peters on Longevity in a Changing Series

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Timothy Peters is a rarity in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series garage.  In a series known for quick turnarounds and underfunded teams, Peters has managed to spend the better part of a decade earning success with Red Horse Racing, one of the sport’s strongest and most stable teams in that division. Since joining the …

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Throwback Thursday: Catching Up with Mike Skinner

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He might not have had facial hair like Keith Hernandez or Tom Selleck, but Mike Skinner had quite the mustache in his prime. A few years before Jimmie Johnson piloted the blue Lowe’s Chevrolet, it was Skinner that expanded the home improvement giant’s interest in the world of NASCAR with Richard Childress Racing. The Camping World Truck Series …

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