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XFINITY Breakdown: Christopher Bell Sweeps the Season at Richmond, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Still has It

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Christopher Bell may not have had the dominant car in Friday’s (Sept. 21) Go Bowling 250 at Richmond Raceway, but a late-race restart gave the No. 20 car the shot it needed to sweep the season at the short track. The night started off as good as it can get for Bell, who won the …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: NBCSN Hangs Tough Despite Martinsville Mayhem

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Martinsville is always likely to produce fireworks when the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series rolls into town. Sunday’s First Data 500 was no exception to the rule. First Data 500 Given the controversial nature of the incident between Chase Elliott and Denny Hamlin, we’re going to start right there. Most of you reading this column …

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Stewart Friesen, Matt Crafton Fastest in Martinsville Truck Practices

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On Friday afternoon, Martinsville Speedway was an all-truck zone as 34 Camping World Truck Series teams descended on the paperclip for two practice sessions.  Halmar Friesen Racing’s Stewart Friesen was fastest overall with a lap of 19.993 seconds (94.713 mph). Practice No. 1 In the early afternoon session, ThorSport Racing’s Matt Crafton was fastest with …

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Entry List: Texas Roadhouse 200

After a weekend off, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series is back in action from the shortest track on the circuit: Martinsville Speedway for the 19th annual Texas Roadhouse 200. There are 34 trucks on the preliminary entry list, and a handful of changes. 2017 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East champion Harrison Burton will be …

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