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Xfinity Breakdown: Christopher Bell Puts Field, Battles in Rear-View Mirror at New Hampshire

2019 Loudon NXS Christopher Bell Face Nigel Kinrade Photography

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

There was some tight racing and flaring tempers at times during the ROXOR 200 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Christopher Bell just wasn’t part of any of it. Not for any bad reason from the perspective of the No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing team. Bell just simply was the best car for most of the …

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Paul Menard Upset With Harrison Burton After Xfinity Race at New Hampshire

2019 Loudon NXS Paul Menard Car Nigel Kinrade Photography

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

For most drivers, a top-five NASCAR Xfinity Series finish would be nice after a hot and exhausting day at New Hampshire. But for Paul Menard, the lone Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series full-timer competing in the ROXOR 200, that was the last thing on his mind Saturday (July 20). Instead, it was contact with Harrison …

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Christopher Bell, Justin Haley lead NASCAR Xfinity Practice at New Hampshire Motor Speedway

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Christopher Bell and Justin Haley led two NASCAR Xfinity Series practice sessions Friday, July 20 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Both drivers enter qualifying in strong position to win the pole for the 2019 ROXOR 200 in Loudon, N.H. Bell was the quickest in opening practice with a lap of 128.087 mph. The defending race …

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Tyler Ankrum Scores 1st Career Truck Series Win at Kentucky Speedway

2019 Kentucky NGOTS Tyler Ankrum Victory Lane Nigel Kinrade Photography

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Tyler Ankrum took advantage of Brett Moffitt’s empty fuel tank and scored his first career Gander Outdoors Truck Series victory in Thursday night’s Buckle Up in Your Truck 225 at Kentucky Motor Speedway. He led a race-high 40 laps along the way. “Honestly, I wasn’t even really listening. I was just driving my rear-end off,” …

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Harrison Burton, Brett Moffitt Top Truck Practices at Kentucky

2019 Kentucky NGOTS Harrison Burton Truck Nigel Kinrade Photography

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Harrison Burton and Brett Moffitt topped the two Gander Outdoors Truck Series practices at Kentucky Speedway on Thursday (July 11) in preparation for tonight’s Buckle Up in Your Truck 225. Practice One Burton laid down an early speed of 180.481 mph that couldn’t be topped. The lap time was .175 seconds ahead of the second …

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Harrison Burton ‘Works His Butt Off’ for 4th-Place Chicagoland Finish

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Entering the Camping World 225 at Chicagoland Speedway for NASCAR’s Gander Outdoors Truck Series, Harrison Burton knew the pressure was on to win. With Ross Chastain‘s victory last Saturday (June 22) at World Wide Technology Raceway, the playoff cut line was set to move in the wrong direction for Burton and his Kyle Busch Motorsports …

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Brett Moffitt Dominates Final Stage, Wins Second Consecutive Truck Race at Chicagoland

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Brett Moffitt won his first NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series race of 2019 without leading a single lap. He made sure his second win was a bit more emphatic this time around in the Camping World 225. Friday night (June 28) at Chicagoland Speedway, Moffitt took control with an unsponsored No. 24 GMS Racing Chevrolet. …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: 3 Storylines to Follow With 5 Races Remaining Until the Playoffs

2019 Gateway NGOTS Ross Chastain Trucks Nigel Kinrade Photography

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The Gander Outdoors Truck Series will kick off the 2019 playoffs in mid-August at Bristol Motor Speedway with a midweek showdown. However, there’s still a ton of racing left before setting the field of eight drivers who will compete for this year’s championship. Just four series regulars have victories this season, and one of those …

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NASCAR Mailbox: Which Race is Most Crucial in the Summer Stretch?

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The summer stretch of the 2019 season is upon us in NASCAR and there have been many controversial topics and great races. As we near the playoffs in September, this is one of the most important portions of the schedule for all of these teams. Which race will be most crucial coming up? Daytona as …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Harrison Burton Believes He’s Xfinity Ready

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Harrison Burton‘s career has moved like a hot knife through butter over the past handful of seasons. Now, the 18-year-old and recent high school graduate believes he’s ready for the NASCAR Xfinity Series. The second-generation driver (his father is retired driver and current NBC analyst Jeff Burton) began racing at five years old. He became …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Short Track Race at Iowa Gets Christopher Bell Right

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Christopher Bell probably isn’t familiar with the short-lived rap career of boxing great Roy Jones Jr. If he was, though, he’d know that the future hall of famer’s most notable song was “Ya’ll Must’ve Forgot,” a title that was definitely applicable at the CircuitCity.com 250 at Iowa Speedway. Just in case the last few weeks, …

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Harrison Burton Leads Lone Xfinity Series Practice at Iowa

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Harrison Burton led the lone NASCAR Xfinity Series practice at Iowa Speedway. Rain and nasty weather fell upon the track in Newton, IA, so NASCAR cancelled the final practice. Earlier today (Saturday, June 15), inclement weather forced NASCAR to cancel NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series qualifying. The weather forced NASCAR to shorten the first Xfinity …

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