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NASCAR Changes XFINITY, Truck Daytona Qualifying After Cup Fiasco

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After a crazy Sprint Cup qualifying session that saw a multi-car wreck and a game of chicken on pit road, NASCAR announced today it has tweaked the qualifying format for both the upcoming XFINITY and Camping World Truck series time trials for Daytona. Instead of two groups of cars (or trucks), there will now be four groups …

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Ben Kennedy Snags Sponsor for Season-Opening Daytona Race

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Ben Kennedy will sport a brand-new sponsor for the season on the side of his No. 11 Toyota for Red Horse Racing. Local Motors, which is a company who specializes in numerous types of technologies, including 3D printing, will partner with the organization for multiple races this season. The new partnership will begin with the …

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2015 NextEra Energy Resources 250 Entry List

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After months of inactivity, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series is back for the 2015 season. The first entry list of the 2015 season is now live, for the NextERA Energy Resources 250 from Daytona International Speedway. The race will be held this Friday, Feb. 20. Currently, 34 trucks are entered for the race, as …

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Chad Boat to Make Truck Debut with Father’s Team

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In his young career, Chad Boat has run in the XFINITY Series, K&N Pro East and West and even in sprint cars, most recently making the A-Main at the Chili Bowl Nationals. In 2015, he’ll add another series to his resume: the Camping World Truck Series. Billy Boat Motorsports (BBM) announced today that Chad Boat …

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Pace Laps: Daytona Racing and Wrecking

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Sprint Cup: Gordon’s Farewell Begins; Qualifying Questioned: Jeff Gordon earned the pole position for the Daytona 500 next weekend in what amounts to a dramatic beginning to a final full-time season.  Doing so just means that Gordon further cements himself as one of the all-time greats, notching his 78th pole start.  Though his accomplishment might not …

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Cody Ware Set to Join MAKE Motorsports in 2015

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There will be a new face in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series this season. A former TUDOR United Sports Car Series driver is set to join the NASCAR ranks on a full-time basis after running a handful of events last year. Cody Ware, 19, will pilot the No. 50 Chevrolet for MAKE Motorsports throughout …

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Ryan Ellis Gearing Up for Elevated Truck and XFINITY Series Schedule in 2015

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The light at the end of the tunnel is nearing. At least that’s what one 25-year-old racer believes. Ryan Ellis, who ran 21 races in the XFINITY and Camping World Truck series last year, is set to embark on a new journey in 2015. Racing a combination of the two divisions, the Virgina-native is set to …

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Cameron Hayley Gets Full-Time Deal With ThorSport

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When you see Cameron Hayley in 2015, it will be in a little different type of vehicle. Instead of seeing him in the K&N Pro Series, Hayley will be racing in the Camping World Truck Series full-time for ThorSport Racing. The Canada native will pilot the No. 13 Toyota Tundra with sponsorship from Cabinets by …

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NTS Motorsports Announces 2015 Lineup, Daniel Hemric to Compete in Trucks Full-Time

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On Monday, NTS Motorsports announced their 2015 driver lineup.  The team will field two full-time entries in the Camping World Truck Series, along with one part-time truck.  There will also be one full-time entry in the K&N Pro Series East and a late model team in the Spears SRL Southwest Series.  Finally, there will be …

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Pace Laps: Cars, Drivers, And Rookies Come Sharply Into Focus

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Sprint Cup: A Burton Still Walks Among Us – NASCAR is a sport built on families, famous siblings and their sons carrying us through racing generations. Petty. Earnhardt. Elliott. Even Pearson and Bodine. It’s a seamless transition of success that jolts us when it reaches an end. That makes Monday’s pending announcement of Jeb Burton’s …

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NASCAR Issues Rule Bulletin to All National Series Teams

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On Monday, NASCAR issued a series of rule bulletins to teams competing in NASCAR’s three National Series (Sprint Cup, XFINITY and the Camping World Truck Series) that help clarify regulations for the upcoming 2015 season. According to NBC Sports’ MotorSportsTalk, the most severe penalty included in the rule is that breaching the new testing ban …

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