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Daytona Announces SAFER Barrier Additions, Other Safety Improvements

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Daytona International Speedway announced Wednesday it will make changes to the track to ensure the safety of competitors. The announcement comes just a few weeks removed from a Speedweeks that made headlines for a handful of vicious crashes, including one in the XFINITY Series’ Alert Florida Today 300 that led to a broken right leg and …

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Matt Crafton Wins Truck Series Race in Dominating Fashion

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Matt Crafton won Saturday night’s Camping World Truck Series race in dominating fashion, leading 85 of the 130 laps en route to the victory. Crafton, a week after making his Sprint Cup Series debut as a substitute driver for the injured Kyle Busch, won the second race of the season for the second year in …

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Ben Kennedy Takes Truck Series Pole After Scoring Error

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UPDATE: After further review, NASCAR has determined that Brad Keselowski did not start his final qualifying run before time ran out in Saturday’s final round of time trials for the . Ben Kennedy was the only driver to make his final run before the session concluded, and will now start from the pole position.  Keselowski …

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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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Truck Series Teams of Theriault, Lagasse Penalized After Daytona

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On Wednesday, NASCAR announced penalties against the No. 20 for NTS Motorsports and the No. 29 of Brad Keselowski Racing in the Camping World Truck Series following post-race inspection Friday.  On both trucks, officials discovered unapproved jack screws.  According to NASCAR, both teams violated Sections 12.1 (Actions Detrimental to Stock Car Racing), 20.14.5 (Jack Screws) …

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2015 Hyundai Construction Equipment 200 Entry List

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The field for the second NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race has been set. Earlier today (Feb. 23), NASCAR released the entry list for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Hyundai Construction Equipment 200 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. As of this first posting, there are 33 entrants for the race. Barring any additions or subtractions, …

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Johnny Sauter Tops Second Daytona Truck Practice

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Thorsport Racing has never won at Daytona International Speedway but that could change – or at least, now its chances are more encouraging. Johnny Sauter was the quickest in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series happy hour session at Daytona International Speedway on Thursday night. The veteran Truck Series driver ran 190.617 mph. 2015 Sunoco Rookie …

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NASCAR Next Driver Austin Hill Paces First Daytona Truck Practice

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It’s already been a great week for 22-year-old Austin Hill. Hill dominated the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East race at New Smyrna Speedway last Sunday night, and she followed it Thursday with winning the first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series practice session at Daytona International Speedway for the NextEra Energy Resources 250, driving the No. 82 Empire …

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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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