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Ryan Preece to Compete in Two XFINITY Series Events For Joe Gibbs Racing

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Current NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour racer Ryan Preece will drive in two NASCAR XFINITY Series event for Joe Gibbs Racing this year. Preece’s first event for Gibbs will be at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, with his second coming at the second Iowa Speedway event. A native of Berlin, Conn., Preece currently sits eighth in the Modified …

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JD Motorsports Finalizing Plans for 2017

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JD Motorsports will have some familiar faces in its camp next year. Lead driver Ross Chastain is returning to the No. 4 car, with 2013 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour champion Ryan Preece back in the No. 01 car as well. “We’re trying hard and we have a lot of great people behind us,” Preece said. …

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Kyle Busch Wins 53rd XFINITY Pole at NHMS

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Kyle Busch will be the first to the flag for Saturday’s AutoLotto 200 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, as he wins the pole for the 53rd time in his XFINITY Series career. “We’ve got a good piece, I just have to do my job now,” Busch said. “This place is hard to figure out. It’s …

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Beyond the Cockpit: Ryan Preece Learning Through NASCAR Ranks

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Ryan Preece may be learning in the higher levels of NASCAR, but he knows what he has to do. A racer who is out on tracks across the globe every week, Preece has a deep knowledge for racecar parts and a relatable short track attitude that meets his stellar talent behind the wheel in the …

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Kyle Busch Highlights Texas Warnings List

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For the second week in a row, the race-winning team in the Sprint Cup Series was warned for an issue found in inspection. Kyle Busch, whose No. 18 team won the Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway, was warned by NASCAR on Wednesday for failing pre-qualifying inspection twice. He was also warned following his …

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Ryan Preece Hoping to Return to Sprint Cup Series Competition in 2016

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A dream came true over the course of one evening for a young man. As he drove his No. 6 TS Haulers car to Victory Lane at Stafford Motor Speedway in early August, that dream became a reality for the 2013 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour champion. After joking around with NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team …

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Headlines List of Post-Texas Warnings

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Seven NASCAR teams were warned for infractions occurring during last weekend’s Texas race weekend, including that of the Sprint Cup Series’ most popular driver. The No. 88 team of Dale Earnhardt Jr. was one of five Cup teams hit with a warning. His team failed pre-qualifying inspection twice and, in addition to the warning, was …

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Number Crunching: 2015 Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville

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The drivers roll into Martinsville Speedway this week for the Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500. That is 500 laps of this half-mile paperclip-shaped track, which means 250 lap leader fantasy points available in NASCAR Fantasy Live. The laps led points are what we need to focus on this week, and they will be the largest …

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Ryan Preece Preparing for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Debut at New Hampshire

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The clock is ticking, and the opportunity for Ryan Preece to race in NASCAR’s premier division is rapidly approaching. After making a bet with longtime friend and team owner Tommy Baldwin, the 2013 Whelen Modified Tour champion is about to knock another item off his bucket list. Come Friday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Preece …

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Justin Bonsignore Brings Out the Broom at Riverhead Raceway

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Finally, the weather held up at Riverhead Raceway for the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour. On a gorgeous day on Eastern Long Island, the series gathered together for the final race with Barbara and Jim Cromarty as the owners of the well-known 1/4-mile track, with Ed Partridge purchasing Riverhead Raceway a few weeks ago. Justin Bonsignore, …

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Justin Bonsignore Dominates at Riverhead for First Win of 2015

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After a rough start to the season, Justin Bonsignore is back in Victory Lane. The 27-year-old brought home the checkered flag in dominating fashion on Sunday during a dreary afternoon at Riverhead Raceway on Long Island in the Hoosier Tire East 200. Breaking a winless streak dating back to Thompson Speedway in Aug. 2014, Bonsignore …

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