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Tracking the Trucks: John Hunter Nemechek Beats Kyle Busch for Las Vegas Win

2021 Trucks Las Vegas John Hunter Nemechek, No. 4 Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota, Victory Lane (Credit: NKP)

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In a Nutshell: John Hunter Nemechek scored his first win since returning to the Camping World Truck Series after spending a year running in the NASCAR Cup Series at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. He led a race-high 94 of 134 laps and endured three late-race restarts in the final 30 laps en route to his …

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John Hunter Nemechek Holds Off Kyle Busch, Wins Las Vegas Truck Race

2021 Trucks Las Vegas John Hunter Nemechek, No. 4 Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota, Burnout (Credit: NKP)

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A great duel between Kyle Busch Motorsports teammates Kyle Busch and John Hunter Nemechek defined Friday’s (March 5) Bucked Up 200 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Although 40 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series machines started the event, the Nemechek and Busch tandem outclassed the field. However, it was Nemechek who held off his boss and …

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Tracking the Trucks: Ben Rhodes Goes Back-to-Back at Daytona

2021 Trucks Daytona Road Ben Rhodes, No. 99 ThorSport Racing Toyota, Win (Credit: NKP)

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In a Nutshell: Ben Rhodes completed a sweep of the two NASCAR Camping World Truck Series events at Daytona International Speedway with a win Friday night, essentially dominating the BrakeBest Brake Pads 159 at the track’s road course configuration. A downpour prior to the race made for less-than-ideal driving conditions, but precipitation stayed clear of …

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John Hunter Nemechek Joining Sam Hunt Racing in Xfinity Series

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In addition to his full-time effort with Kyle Busch Motorsports in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series this season, John Hunter Nemechek will be joining Sam Hunt Racing for a partial Xfinity Series schedule in 2021. Nemechek, coming off a seventh-place finish in the season-opening NextEra Energy 250 at Daytona International Speedway in the Truck …

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2020 NASCAR Team Reviews: Front Row Motorsports

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Front Row Motorsports wrapped up the 2010s decade with three full-time NASCAR Cup Series entries. In 2019, its drivers combined accrued two top fives and three top 10s. Its three drivers finished 27th, 30th and 31st in the championship standings. The team sought to rectify its struggles in 2020 by fielding two full-time entries. Michael …

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Stock Car Scoop: Corey Lajoie’s New Ride for 2021

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Corey Lajoie announced his plans for the 2021 season on Nov. 30 Who will the former Go Fas Racing driver be driving for in 2021 in the NASCAR Cup Series? Find out in the latest edition of Stock Car Scoop.  Frontstretch‘s newest podcast focused on the motorsports news of the week also will reveal which …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Austin Cindric on Xfinity Championship

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In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss the first three weeks of a busy 2020 offseason. The crew chief change at Joe Gibbs Racing highlights the offseason, as Adam Sevens will move from winning 28 races and two championships with Kyle Busch to Christopher Bell. Was the change needed after just one …

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John Hunter Nemechek Driving for Kyle Busch Motorsports in Truck Series

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John Hunter Nemechek is returning to the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in 2021, joining Kyle Busch Motorsports, the team announced Nov. 23. Nemechek will drive the No. 4 full time. “Kyle [Busch, owner] and Samantha [Busch] with the support of Toyota have built an organization that has won races and championships on a consistent …

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John Hunter Nemechek, Front Row Motorsports Part Ways

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Following his rookie season in the NASCAR Cup Series, John Hunter Nemechek has left Front Row Motorsports, the team announced Nov. 16. Nemechek drove the No. 38 for the organization in his first full-time Cup season in 2020, scoring three top 10s and finishing 27th in points. According to FRM’s statement, Nemechek informed the team …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR FanDuel Forecast: 2020 Season Finale 500

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It’s the final stop on a chaotic and bizarre NASCAR Cup Series season, as 40 drivers head to Phoenix Raceway for one last race. This race will decide a championship. The top finishing driver between Brad Keselowski, Joey Logano, Chase Elliott and Denny Hamlin will win the Bill France Cup. I have my own pick …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: Martinsville Brings Heavy Playoff Focus, Constricted Broadcasts

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For the most part last weekend, it was dry in Martinsville (Sunday morning being the exception). Thankfully, that meant that everything got in on time. It was also cutoff weekend, which brought problems in its own right. Xfinity 500 Sunday brought the NASCAR Cup Series back to Martinsville for their second visit of the year. …

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NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: 2020 Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500

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Yeehaw! It’s time for NASCAR Cup Series drivers to strap in their saddles and drive 550 horses (er, horsepower) at Texas Motor Speedway. Get your NASCAR DraftKings rosters ready for Sunday’s (Oct. 25) second race in the Round of 8. Just three races remain in the 2020 season: Texas, Martinsville Speedway and the Championship  4 …

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