Turner Motorsports Announces Lineup, Justin Marks in for Enduros

On Wednesday, Turner Motorsport announced that they are downsizing their IMSA effort from two BMW M6 GT3’s to simply one entry, the No. 96.  Jens Klingmann, who drove the No. 96 BMW M6 GT3 full-time last year, will return to the team for a second year.  He was the only driver for the team to test …

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2-Headed Monster: Should NASCAR Race in the Rain?

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We’ve seen the XFINITY Series race in the rain before, but Saturday’s race at Mid-Ohio was on a whole ‘nother level. Drivers spun out left and right, others fought non-working windshield wipers, and still others made pit stops and put on slicks hoping that when the rain ended they could zoon out to the lead. When all was said …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: Olympics Push NASCAR To The Background On NBC

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Welcome back. Hope you guys enjoyed the off week for the Sprint Cup Series. It was not very relaxing for me, personally, but I enjoyed myself. Could have done without the thunderstorms, though. Speaking of thunderstorms, that’s effectively what plagued Saturday’s Mid-Ohio Challenge from Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course for the XFINITY Series. As I’ve told …

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Up To Speed: The Driver Made the Difference in Mid-Ohio

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For casual viewers of Saturday’s XFINITY Series race at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, the name Justin Marks may have been unfamiliar. Heck, even regular NASCAR viewers still may not have known for sure who he was. If they stuck around for the end, though, they certainly won’t forget. Marks has 64 career starts across NASCAR’s …

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XFINITY Breakdown: Justin Marks Slips & Slides to NASCAR Glory

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Well, no one said it would be easy to get your first NASCAR XFINITY Series win. But chances are Justin Marks didn’t think he’d have to slip and slide through the rain to do it. Saturday (Aug. 13) at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, amid a wet-and-wild track surface and after a final restart with two …

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Justin Marks Rides Rain to Mid-Ohio XFINITY Win

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In the midst of a struggling 2016 campaign, all it took was a little rain, and some tremendous driving in it, to bring Chip Ganassi Racing’s Justin Marks his first-career NASCAR XFINITY Series victory at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Making his 25th-career XFINITY Series start, Marks marched his way to the front, led a race-high …

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Erik Jones Grabs Monster XFINITY Victory at Dover

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Who says kids are afraid of monsters? Erik Jones sure isn’t as the 19-year-old drove to victory at Dover International Speedway to claim the win in the Ollie’s Bargain Outlet 200. The victory is his second win of 2016 and fourth of his XFINITY Series career. “Coming down to a short-run, I knew we were …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: FOX Coverage Clouds Impact of New Package

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Last weekend in Las Vegas was not necessarily the best, weather-wise;  Michael Waltrip found that out the hard way.  It’s not quite Gene Shalit having a bad hair day on The Critic, but it was pretty bad.  Regardless, we had 700 miles of racing in Las Vegas to cover this week.  Sunday was a big …

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Tequila Patron ESM Wins Rolex 24 at Daytona

A 24-hour race is a test of fortitude.  Anything and everything can happen.  From wrecks to blown engines, flawless runs to drives through the infield that could be best described a trainwreck, the Rolex 24 at Daytona is truly a race in which anything can happen.  Add in a grand total of one hour of …

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Rolex 24 Update: After 12 Hours

The second quarter of the Rolex 24 at Daytona saw a number of contenders run into serious difficulties.  The most notable of these instances was when the No. 60 Ligier JS P2-HPD driven by Oswaldo Negri, Jr. blew an engine in the infield while leading overall.  The Michael Shank Racing with Curb-Agajanian entry is now …

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Hit Your Marks: Justin Marks Tops Xfinity Practice at Mid-Ohio

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Looking to make the most of a rare opportunity, Justin Marks topped the charts at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Marks put down an 85.082-second lap to lead the way in Friday’s final NASCAR Xfinity Series practice. Making a rare start for HScott Motorsports with Chip Ganassi, Marks’s 95.574-mph lap put him ahead of Ty Dillon …

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