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NASCAR Mailbox: Is it Bobby Pierce’s Time to Shine at Eldora?

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Dirt racing and NASCAR aren’t supposed to go along with each other. Multi-million-dollar equipment getting dirty and dust all over those fancy race trucks? Say what? Well, Eldora Speedway is now the site of what is arguably the Camping World Truck Series’ most popular contest, with its combination of going back to racing’s roots and …

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Eldora Dirt Derby 150 Entry List

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Let’s sling some dirt, y’all. This week, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series heads to Rossburg, Ohio and Eldora Speedway for the fifth annual “Mudsummer Classic,” the Eldora Dirt Derby 150. After an off-weekend, 34 trucks are on the preliminary entry list for the mid-week dirt race from the half-mile clay dirt track owned by …

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Bobby Pierce Falls Short of Eldora Glory for 2nd Straight Year

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After winning Wednesday’s Aspen Dental Eldora Dirt Derby at Eldora Speedway, Kyle Larson was quick to give credit to Bobby Pierce. “He looked a lot like I did my first couple of races here,” Larson said. “I follow Dirt on Dirt and I’ve seen a lot of his video highlights. It’s rare that you see …

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Bobby Pierce Set for Truck Series Return with MB Motorsports

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Less than a year after taking the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series by storm at Eldora Speedway, Bobby Pierce is set to return to the sport’s third-tier division. After winning the pole for the MudSummer Classic at the half-mile dirt track, Pierce finished runner-up to fellow dirt tracker, Christopher Bell. The strong showing earned him …

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Friday Faceoff: What Is the Debris Caution Standard?

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1) Some say the luster for Indianapolis Motor Speedway has been lost in recent years. Where would you rank the race in terms of prestige within NASCAR? Is it still a crown jewel event? Phil Allaway, Editor: It’s an important race to NASCAR but nowhere near the most competitive (if anything, it might be in …

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NASCAR 101: Is Bobby Pierce the Next Big Thing?

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It’s not always smart to use hyperbole, but sometimes it’s warranted: Bobby Pierce could be one of the next big stars in NASCAR. OK, maybe not. Perhaps the name Bobby Pierce will only surface during the NASCAR dirt race(s) each year or in relevant events in the dirt racing community. Maybe his second-place finish Wednesday …

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Tracking the Trucks: 2015 1-800-Car-Cash Mud Summer Classic at Eldora

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In a Nutshell: Dirt slinging, tires sliding, sheetmetal flying. It’s everything you ever wanted from a dirt race in NASCAR. Christopher Bell survived a flurry of cautions, including two in the final 12 laps, to take the win in the 1-800-Car-Cash Mud Summer Classic at Eldora Speedway Wednesday night. Bell emerged victorious in a green-white-checkered …

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Bobby Pierce Wows in Eldora Truck Debut, Makes History for MB Motorsports

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In his first-career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race, 18-year-old Bobby Pierce wowed fans and critic, making history for the oldest team in the series in the process. Pierce, who typically competes in dirt late models, ran an aggressive race after winning the 21-Means-21 Pole Award and never fell outside of the top five en-route …

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3rd Time’s the Charm: Christopher Bell Victorious at in 2015 Mud Summer Classic at Eldora

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Christopher Bell won the 1-800-Car-Cash Mud Summer Classic at Eldora Speedway Wednesday after a spirited battle with fellow dirt racer Bobby Pierce over the final 40 laps. “It’s just unbelievable. If you told me two years ago my first win at Eldora would be in a truck, I would have told you you were crazy,” …

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Bobby Pierce Joins MB Motorsports for NCWTS Debut at Eldora

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MB Motorsports announced that 18-year-old Bobby Pierce will join the team at the Eldora Speedway for the third annual 1-800-CARCASH Mud Summer Classic. Pierce, 18, will also be joined by 16-year-old driver Jake Griffin. Pierce captured the DIRTCar National Late Model championship last season. The Illinois native not only has experience on dirt; he also …

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