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Brennan Poole Earns Runner Up Finish at Charlotte

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Brennan Poole turned more than a few heads on Friday night (May 17) in the North Carolina Education Lottery 200 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, nearly pulling off a win for his underdog operation, On Point Motorsports. Poole flashed across the stripe in second place at the checkered flag, his best-career finish in just his 10th …

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Kyle Busch Completes the Truck Series Sweep at Charlotte

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Kyle Busch has entered five Gander Outdoors Truck Series races this season — and he’s won five times. “[I] wish I could do more,” Busch said after emerging from his truck in Victory Lane. “Just can’t say enough about everybody at Kyle Busch Motorsports, everybody at Rowdy Manufacturing. This Cessna Tundra was awesome tonight; it …

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Sheldon Creed, Brennan Poole Lead Charlotte Truck Series Practices

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Rookie Sheldon Creed and Brennan Poole led the two NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series practices Friday morning (May 17) ahead of the North Carolina Education 200. The first session, measuring 50 minutes in length, saw all trucks entered take to the track, with exception to Camden Murphy‘s No. 8 Chevrolet, which was notably absent. Creed …

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On Point Motorsports Withdraws from Digital Ally 250 at Kansas

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On Point Motorsports will not be racing in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series’ Digital Ally 250 at Kansas Speedway on Friday night, citing a lack of sponsorship for the No. 30 Toyota Tundra. The team explained their decision Wednesday morning (May 8) on Twitter. pic.twitter.com/a75BQLPCfP — On Point Motorsports (@OnPMotorsports) May 8, 2019 However, …

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Entry List: NextEra Energy 250

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The newly re-branded NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series opens its season on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019 at Daytona International Speedway with the NextEra Energy Resources 250.  40 trucks are entered this weekend, meaning eight will go home after qualifying. There are many changes in the Truck Series this season, with several faces in new places. …

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Brennan Poole to Compete in Trucks Full-Time With On Point Motorsports

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On Point Motorsports announced Monday (Jan. 28) it will compete full-time in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series in 2019, with Brennan Poole driving the team’s No. 30 Toyota. “I am extremely excited about driving for On Point Motorsports this season,” Poole said in a press release.  “From the very first moment I set foot in …

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Entry List: Ford EcoBoost 200

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The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series rolls into Homestead-Miami Speedway this weekend (Nov. 16) for the final race of the season: the Ford EcoBoost 200. The series will crown either Johnny Sauter, Justin Haley, Brett Moffitt, or Noah Gragson as the 2018 champion. 31 trucks are entered this week, which means all drivers will race. …

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Beside the Rising Tide: A Heat Wave of NASCAR Random Thoughts

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Today’s column (July 3) is based on empirical and indisputable fact. As I write this column at 10 o’clock Monday morning, it’s already 89 degrees and so humid you couldn’t strike a kitchen match. The G key on my keyboard sticks a little and my left index finger is sweating trying to type those Gs. …

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Brennan Poole Sues Chip Ganassi Racing in Sponsorship Dispute

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Former NASCAR XFINITY Series driver Brennan Poole is suing his former employer, Chip Ganassi Racing, and his agency, Spire Sports & Entertainment, citing a conspiracy to pull sponsor DC Solar up to the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. According to a complaint filed in North Carolina Superior Court (and reported by ESPN), Poole brought the …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: NBC Pulls No Punches With NASCAR Rivalries

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Phoenix Raceway is a unique venue for NASCAR, one that is only going to become more unusual once ongoing renovations are complete.  Honestly, for the kind of money ISC is spending, I wish they came up with a setup where every seat had a cover over it.  With the sport traveling to Homestead-Miami Speedway this …

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XFINITY Breakdown: William Byron Claims 4th Win of 2017 at Phoenix

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JR Motorsports rookie William Byron won the XFINITY Series’ Ticket Galaxy 200 at Phoenix International Raceway on Saturday afternoon thanks to taking two tires on a late restart. Normally, that would have locked Byron into the Championship 4 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. However, Byron clinched his spot earlier in the race by earning points in the …

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William Byron Steals the Show in Phoenix; Championship 4 Decided

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With 25 laps to go, it looked like William Byron wasn’t going to make it on fuel.  Shortly afterwards, Brendan Gaughan smacked the wall exiting turn 4 to bring out the yellow, which set up the final round of pit stops. Despite working with a somewhat makeshift pit crew, a two tire stop gave Byron …

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