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Truckin’ Thursdays: Meet the Road Course Ringers for Canadian Tire Motorsports Park

Alex Tagliani 2017 Bowmanville

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Chevrolet Silverado 250 Canadian Tire Motorsport Park Bowmanville, ON CAN Saturday 2 September 2017 Alex Tagliani, Spectra Premium Chevrolet Silverado World Copyright: Barry Cantrell NKP

As the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series heads north of the border to Canadian Tire Motorsports Park, it has one of the shortest entry lists of the season with only 28 as of press time. Additionally, there will be six drivers who can be considered road course ringers, something that’s become a rarity on the …

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The Underdog House: Curbing Spending Would Be Good For NASCAR

2017 Watkins Glen Cup Michael Mcdowell Aric Almirola Racing John K Harrelson Nkp

(Photo: John K. Harrelson/NKP)

Think Small Dale Earnhardt Jr. was addressing the media at Watkins Glen last weekend when the subject turned to driver contracts and salaries.  The NASCAR economic climate, as everyone knows has changed drastically in recent years.  When the NASCAR fad was at its height almost 20 years ago, corporate interest and driver income skyrocketed. For a while, that …

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Canadian Gary Klutt: From Reality TV to NASCAR Cup Series

2017 Cup Watkins Glen Zach Catanzareti Gary Klutt

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Gary Klutt knows how to bring Canadian flair to the United States. Whether it’s in front of the camera or behind the wheel, the native of Halton Hills, Ontario, Canada, knows how to have fun in the process. At 24 years old, Sunday will be a new challenge for Klutt, who trades his usual NASCAR Pinty’s …

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The Underdog House: Sponsorship Changes on the Horizon?

2017 Richmond I Cup Michael Mcdowell Pack Racing Russell Labounty Nkp

(Photo: Russell LaBounty/NKP)

Think Small With Target pulling out of motorsports after this year, it leaves just two NASCAR teams on the circuit using a single primary sponsor for all 36 races. Jimmie Johnson‘s No. 48 has backing from Lowe’s (and Kobalt Tools, manufactured and sold by the store) while the No. 11 run by Denny Hamlin has FedEx.  That leaves …

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I LOVE NY 355 at The Glen Entry List

2016 Nscs Watkins Glen Green Flag Carl Edwards Nascar Via Getty Images

(Photo: NASCAR via Getty Images)

After a weekend spent in the Poconos, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series travels to upstate New York for the I LOVE NY 355 at Watkins Glen International for their second and final road course race of the season. There are 36 cars on the preliminary entry list, meaning the field will be four short …

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Gary Klutt Set to Make Cup Series Debut at Watkins Glen

2016 Camping World Truck Mosport

(Photo: Russell LaBounty/NKP)

Veteran to the NASCAR Pinty Series since 2010, Gary Klutt is scheduled to make his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series debut next weekend at Watkins Glen International for Premium Motorsports in the No. 15 Color Compass Chevrolet. Klutt made his inaugural start in one of NASCARs top three touring divisions last season at Canadian Tire …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: NBC NASCAR Throwback Weekend Brings Smiles, Questions

3 4 September, 2016, Darlington, South Carolina Usa Chase Elliott And Kyle Busch, Interstate Batteries Toyota Camry © 2016, Nigel Kinrade Nkp

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade/NKP)

Labor Day weekend is always an interesting one in the world of motorsports.  Darlington has re-claimed the weekend for Sprint Cup and the XFINITY Series, making it stand out in the process.  The trucks spent the weekend in Canada at a venue known for good action and questionable finishes.  It did not disappoint in either aspect. …

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NASCAR NEXT Driver Gary Klutt to Drive for Kyle Busch Motorsports in Canada

2016 Camping World Truck Eldora

19-20 July, 2016, Rossburg, Ohio USA Cody Coughlin ©2016, Brett Moist NKP

Kyle Busch Motorsports announced on Thursday that NASCAR Next driver Gary Klutt will pilot the No. 51 Toyota at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park next week in the Camping World Truck Series. Klutt, 24, will be taking over for Cody Coughlin, who will be competing at Winchester Speedway in the ARCA CRA Super Series. Coughlin has …

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