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Timothy Peters Eying Championship Despite 1-year Winless Drought

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With seven years of Camping World Truck Series racing behind Timothy Peters, he entered 2016 to begin his eighth full-time season, and it may be his best chance to grab his first series championship. Losing the title by six points in 2012, Peters, 36, now has one point between himself …

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Tracking the Trucks: Johnny Sauter Puts Exclamation Point on Championship 4 Bid

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In a Nutshell: Johnny Sauter passed Matt Crafton just before the field took the white flag to win the Striping Technology 350 Friday night at Texas Motor Speedway. Sauter led just six laps en route to his third win of the season and the seventh for GMS Racing. Daniel Hemric, …

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4 Burning Questions: Will Jimmie Johnson Continue Texas Greatness?

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Will Jimmie Johnson Continue Texas Greatness on Sunday? He’s in better condition than other any driver entering this Sunday’s AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. Jimmie Johnson, with a win last week at Martinsville Speedway pushing him to the Championship 4 finale in Homestead-Miami Speedway, has stellar numbers at …

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NASCAR 101: William Byron & the 77th-Place Points Finish

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77th. That’s probably not a number or position on the mind of William Byron — or, really, anyone else — in 2016. Instead, it’s been more like the number one. Or first. You get the idea. Because that’s where Byron, a rookie for Kyle Busch Motorsports in the NASCAR Camping …

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The Frontstretch 5: Memorable Championship Battles

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1. NASCAR Sprint Cup (Winston Cup) Series, 1979 My favorite championship battle is 1979. If I could go back in time, I would go in a minute, and I would have it take me back to 1979. That was the year where a youngster named Darrell Waltrip and the King …

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Tracking the Trucks: Johnny Sauter Makes Late Charge to Victory at Martinsville

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In a Nutshell: Contreras Motorsports put together a truck with the help of JR Motorsports for Chase Elliott to get some valuable seat time around Martinsville Speedway. Elliott responded by putting the truck on the pole and leading the most laps in the race. Johnny Sauter started fifth but methodically …

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Johnny Sauter Wins Martinsville; Punches Ticket to Championship 4

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With a Sprint Cup Series regular hot on his heels, Johnny Sauter did not skip a beat. The Daytona winner held strong, beating Chase Elliott to the line to grab his third Martinsville victory, second of the season and 12th of his Truck Series career “To get a win here …

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Chase Elliott Grabs Pole in Truck Series Return at Martinsville

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Chase Elliott, making his first Camping World Truck Series start since 2013, has won the pole for the Texas Roadhouse 200 at Martinsville Speedway. Returning to the series and track that started his national NASCAR career, Elliott turned a lap of 19.673 seconds (96.254 mph) to beat second-place Daniel Suarez by …

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