Race Weekend Central

Track Record Pace Puts Kyle Busch on Pole for Gander Outdoors 150

Kyle Busch 2018 Gander Outdoors 150 Practice

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Kyle Busch wanted to be on his own in the track record books and in the second round of qualifying, he did just that. On Saturday morning, Busch put the No. 51 Cessna Toyota Tundra on the pole for Saturday’s (July 28) Gander Outdoors 150 at Pocono Raceway. Busch swept both rounds of single-truck qualifying to secure …

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Noah Gragson Not Medically Cleared to Compete in Gander Outdoors 150

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Noah Gragson will not compete in Saturday’s (July 28) Gander Outdoors 150 from Pocono Raceway. Gragson has been battling a stomach bug all weekend long, which ultimately resulted in him failing to turn a lap during the morning qualifying session. The championship contender will receive a medical waiver per NASCAR. “Noah Gragson has been treated …

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Kyle Busch Motorsports Sweep Gander Outdoors 150 Practices

Noah Gragson Pocono Practice 2018

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Kyle Busch and Noah Gragson led Friday’s (July 27) Camping World Truck Series practice sessions at Pocono Raceway. Busch turned a speed of 167.320 mph to lead the opening session while Gragson turned a 168.732 mph lap to lead final practice. Practice One Busch, who’s entering his final Truck Series race of the season, led …

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Talladega Superspeedway Announces Infield Renovation

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Talldega Superspeedway is planning a $50 million renovation of its infield facilities, which will include a new Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series garage with 44 stalls, new concession, souvenir and restroom facilities and expanded camping areas. The project, officially called Transformation – The Talladega Superspeedway Infield Project, will consist of two phases and begin immediately …

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Chase Briscoe Wins Eldora Dirt Derby

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Driving his first Camping World Truck Series race since the finale at Homestead last season, Chase Briscoe has now won back-to-back starts in the series as he captured Wednesday night’s sixth annual Eldora Dirt Derby in overtime at ThorSport Racing’s home track. Qualifying for this race determined the field for heat races, with the top …

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Myatt Snider, Stewart Friesen Lead Eldora Truck Series Practices

2017 Eldora Cwts Pack Racing Russell Labounty Nkp

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Myatt Snider and Stewart Friesen led a pair of NASCAR Camping World Truck Series practices at Eldora Speedway ahead of Wednesday night’s Dirt Derby 150. In the first session, just 34 of the 39 trucks entered turned laps. Snider’s fast lap of 91.552 mph led Friesen, who was followed by Snider’s ThorSport Racing teammate Grant …

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Kentucky NASCAR Penalty Report Penalizes Two Teams For Missing Lugnuts

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NASCAR released its penalty report Tuesday morning (July 17) for last weekend’s events at Kentucky Speedway. While no Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series teams are on it, one each from both the XFINITY and Camping World Truck series made the cut. Team Penske’s No. 22 XFINITY Series Ford Mustang was penalized for an improperly-secured lugnut. …

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MDM Motorsports Announces Sheldon Creed As Driver for Eldora Dirt Derby

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ARCA Racing Series phenom and points leader Sheldon Creed is returning to the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Creed will pilot the No. 99 Chevrolet Silverado for MDM Motorsports in Wednesday’s (July 18) Eldora Dirt Derby. The team used social media Friday to confirm the move. .@sheldoncreed's 99 A.M. Ortega Truck for @EldoraSpeedway Wednesday night! …

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Ben Rhodes Gets Second Career Win at Home Track

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Ben Rhodes has locked himself into the 2018 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series playoffs, and he’s done it at his home track of Kentucky Speedway, winning the extremely fast-paced Buckle Up in Your Truck 225 by almost a full second over runner-up Stewart Friesen. This was ThorSport Racing’s first win as a Ford team after …

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Justin Haley, Ben Rhodes Lead Truck Practices at Kentucky

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Justin Haley and Ben Rhodes led the field in the pair of 50-minute Thursday morning practices ahead of tonight’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Kentucky Speedway, the Buckle Up in Your Truck 225. Last year’s winner of this race was eventual champion Christopher Bell, who is now racing in the XFINITY Series. First …

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