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NASCAR 101: 8 Veteran Drivers Who Would Make Great Truck Competitors

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Over the past few years, the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series has produced some of the best racing in NASCAR, and the talent within isn’t too shabby, either. With the likes of Erik Jones, William Byron and Tyler Reddick quickly ascending the ranks from pickups to NASCAR Cup Series cars, the Truck Series has …

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Tracking the Trucks: Kyle Busch Scampers to Homestead Win

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In a Nutshell: Kyle Busch broke an un-Kyle Busch-like winless streak of two races to bring home his 58th career NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series win. Busch, who had to perform a first-lap pass through penalty due to inspection woes, cruised away from Ross Chastain on a late restart to easily cross the finish …

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Rick Ware Racing Assessed L1 Penalty After Martinsville, 2 Other Teams Fined

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Rick Ware Racing has incurred an L1 penalty following infractions at Martinsville Speedway on June 10. After failing pre-race inspection five times with its No. 51 entry for driver Joey Gase, NASCAR has docked the team 10 owner points, reducing its total to 35 points, but keeping the No. 51 entry in the 38th spot. …

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Driver vs. Driver Hall of Fame Matchups: Bobby Allison Vs. Darrell Waltrip

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84 NASCAR Cup Series wins. Only three drivers in the history of the series have won more than Darrell Waltrip and Bobby Allison (though Allison will tell you he has 85, a matter he’s disputed with NASCAR for decades. Between them, Waltrip and Allison won four of five titles between 1981 and 1985. Waltrip has …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: 2020 Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500

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Everyone loves some good short track racing and no one is more excited than NASCAR Cup Series drivers as they head to Virginia this Wednesday (June 10) for the Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500. Additional prestige surrounds the event as it is the first complete one to be run under the lights at Martinsville Speedway, …

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Driver vs. Driver Hall of Famers: Lee Petty vs. Junior Johnson

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Over 50 wins on NASCAR’s top circuit will put a driver into the Hall of Fame — every eligible driver to ever achieve that mark has already been enshrined, and there’s no doubt that the three active drivers who have achieved that number will be first-ballot locks. This month, we look closer at the drivers …

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Brandon Lynn Inks 2-Race ARCA Deal With Chad Bryant Racing

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Brandon Lynn is returning to the ARCA Menards Series. Lynn, who has made sporadic starts in the series since 2015 for various teams including Venturini Motorsports and Lira Motorsports, has reached a deal with Chad Bryant Racing to drive its No. 22 entry at Talladega Superspeedway on June 20, the team announced today, June 5. …

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Friday Faceoff: Should Fans Be Allowed Back at the Track?

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1. Since racing has resumed, NASCAR has limited the number of team members that can travel to the track. Should they consider continuing this practice even after social distancing is no longer required? Erin Campbell: NASCAR should continue to implement the limited number of team members traveling to the track. It has proven that this …

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Entry List: 2020 EchoPark 250 at Atlanta

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The preliminary entry list for the EchoPark 250 (June 6) at Atlanta Motor Speedway has been released. 37 competitors are listed for the NASCAR Xfinity Series contest. All entrants will compete due to NASCAR’s temporary field expansion for the series in wake of the resumption of racing following a hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. …

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Harrison Burton To Start on Pole for Bristol Xfinity Contest

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After a random tiered draw to select the starting grid for Monday’s (June 1) Cheddar’s 300, NASCAR Xfinity Series Rookie of the Year candidate Harrison Burton will roll off the grid first at Bristol Motor Speedway. This marks the first time the young second-generation racing driver will lead the Xfinity field to the green in …

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Brad Keselowski Starting From Cup Pole at Bristol

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Per a May 29 random draw to set the starting lineup for the Food City Presents the Supermarket Heroes 500 (May 31), Brad Keselowski will start from the pole at Bristol Motor Speedway in the NASCAR Cup Series on Sunday. Keselowski, the 2020 Coca-Cola 600 winner, will lead a quartet of Fords to the green …

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