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Ross Chastain, Chip Ganassi Racing Team for 3 XFINITY Races

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Chip Ganassi Racing announced Thursday (Aug. 23) that Ross Chastain will be behind the wheel of the No. 42 Chevrolet Camaro for three NASCAR XFINITY Series races, with DC Solar sponsoring. Chastain will compete for the team at the Sport Clips Haircuts VFW 200 at Darlington Raceway on Sept. 1, the DC Solar 300 at …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: Multiple Bristol NASCAR Storylines Produce Tough NBCSN Coverage Decisions

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Bristol Motor Speedway’s August NASCAR weekend has always been one of the sport’s can’t miss events on the calendar.  This year was no exception as there was a trio of highly competitive races to broadcast on television. Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race The weather ultimately made the Bristol Night Race not quite as much …

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Pace Laps: Bristol = Back, Baby

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Bristol Is Back…. And Broke the Back of NASCAR’s Big 3 So much column space has been spent on Bristol Motor Speedway’s reconfiguration. There’s been the old bump ‘n’ run Bristol, the new track with progressive banking and this current edition we have that attempts to be a combination of …

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Tracking the Trucks: Johnny Sauter Victorious as the Playoff Field is Set at Bristol

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In a Nutshell: Johnny Sauter took his fifth victory of 2018 at Bristol Motor Speedway Thursday night just 0.236 seconds ahead of Stewart Friesen. “I’m so proud of this team. I knew we had a great truck today,” Sauter said. “What a way to cap off the regular season with a win. I had to …

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John Hunter Nemechek Takes Truck Series Pole in Michigan

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John Hunter Nemechek will lead the Camping World Truck Series field to the green flag in Saturday’s (Aug. 11) Corrigan Oil 200 at Michigan International Speedway. “When I got here this morning, Gere (Kennon, crew chief) had a laundry list he wanted me to read of how many changes we were changing for today,” Nemechek …

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Entry List: Corrigan Oil 200

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For the Camping World Truck Series, there are 34 trucks entered in Saturday’s Corrigan Oil 200 at Michigan International Speedway.  As a result, two trucks will go home without having the opportunity to race. There are a number of changes for this weekend.  Kyle Busch has reached the maximum number of starts allowed for a …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: NBCSN’s Kentucky NASCAR Broadcasts Earn Mixed Reviews, Ratings Decline

#78: Martin Truex Jr., Furniture Row Racing, Toyota Camry Auto Owners Insurance, #12: Ryan Blaney, Team Penske, Ford Fusion Dex Imaging Monster Energy Nascar Cup Series

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Kentucky Speedway, the spot of the latest NBCSN NASCAR telecast, has been an enigma for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series.  The track was in heavy demand to be added to the Cup schedule for much of the first 10 years it was open.  Then, once they finally got a date, there was the traffic …

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Christopher Bell Holds Off Daniel Hemric at Kentucky for Third XFINITY Series Victory

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In a Kentucky Speedway night many thought would be dominated by Kyle Busch, it was his former student that took the checkered flag in the NASCAR XFINITY Series ALSCO 300. It didn’t come easy, but Christopher Bell earned his third career victory and second of the 2018 season Friday night (July 13). Bell held off a spirited …

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Strong Night for John Hunter Nemechek Loses Voltage Late in the Race at Kentucky

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It seems like every weekend John Hunter Nemechek races, he gets better. Friday night (July 13) was no different for the young driver as he keeps improving while learning the ropes of the NASCAR XFINITY Series. Driving the No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet, Nemechek was able to battle up front at Kentucky Speedway. Armed with …

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John Hunter Nemechek, Ty Majeski Lead Kentucky XFINITY Practices

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Part-time drivers John Hunter Nemechek and Ty Majeski led Thursday’s pair of 45-minute practice sessions ahead of Friday night’s NASCAR XFINITY Series ALSCO 300 at Kentucky Speedway. First practice: Nemechek, driving the Chip Ganassi Racing No. 42 Chevy that Tyler Reddick drove to the victory at Kentucky last fall, and that Kyle Larson has won …

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Entry List: ALSCO 300

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After a wild race at Daytona International Speedway, the NASCAR XFINITY Series heads to Kentucky Speedway on Friday, July 13. It’ll be the series’ third night race and their 17th event of the 2018 season. Just 39 teams are entered this week with only a few changes to note. If that number holds, it would …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: 4 Takeaways From 4 Straight Weeks of Racing

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Johnny Sauter Remains Championship Favorite I know I sound like a broken record here, but it’s hard to look away from something that’s so incredibly true. Johnny Sauter began this four-race stretch with a victory at Texas Motor Speedway, his fourth on the season, and did so in thrilling fashion, narrowly edging Stewart Friesen by …

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