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Pace Laps: NASCAR Playoff Stress, Tyler Reddick’s Triumph & Timothy Peters’ Impressive Return

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: A Week of Stress for Many Following New Hampshire With two of three races complete in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series’ Round of 16, we can easily place six drivers in the “stressed” category as the series heads to Dover International Speedway for the first elimination race of the playoffs. Starting …

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NASCAR 101: 5 Drivers Who Could Take Advantage of XFINITY’s Last Standalone Race of 2017

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Time’s sure flown by when it comes to the 2017 NASCAR season, and it’s possible that’s no more prevalent anywhere else than in the XFINITY Series, which runs its final standalone race of the year this weekend. The series travels to Kentucky Speedway for a night race Saturday, Sept. 23, its last event of 2017 …

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Tyler Reddick Moves to JR Motorsports for 2018

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade/NKP)

After a season running part-time in the NASCAR XFINITY Series, Tyler Reddick will be back to full-time competition in 2018. JR Motorsports announced Thursday (Sept. 14) that Reddick will drive one of the team’s four full-time cars in the XFINITY Series next year. The signing currently comes as a multi-year agreement. The car number, crew …

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Entry List: Sport Clips Haircuts VFW 200

After a weekend of road course racing from Wisconsin, the final right-turn race of the season for NASCAR’s XFINITY Series it’s time to head south. They’ll visit Darlington Raceway for the Sport Clips Haircuts VFW 200 on Saturday afternoon. There are 41 cars on the preliminary entry list for this throwback event. That means one team will be …

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Beyond the Cockpit: Tyler Reddick Working to Improve with Chip Ganassi Racing

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Tyler Reddick is known to be an aggressive racer. His development in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series with Brad Keselowski Racing elevated him to the next level, giving him a chance to prove himself with Chip Ganassi Racing in the XFINITY Series. Through nine starts, the 21-year-old has a best finish of third, along …

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XFINITY Breakdown: Erik Jones Cruises to Victory in Texas

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At the site of his first career XFINITY Series victory in 2015, Erik Jones is always a factor at Texas Motor Speedway. In Saturday’s My Bariatric Solutions 300, the 20-year-old proved just that. Starting from second position, it didn’t take Jones long to find the lead. Once he went around pole-sitter Joey Logano early in the …

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Eyes on XFINITY: 5 Things to Watch for in 2017

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Coming off a season that saw the inaugural Chase for the NASCAR XFINITY Series championship, year two of the format has a lot of hype behind it. Over the off-season, NASCAR announced enhancements that would be implemented throughout the top three touring divisions, not just the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. The enhancements will reward teams …

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Tyler Reddick Joining Chip Ganassi Racing in 2017

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(Photo: Brett Moist / NKP)

Tyler Reddick will have a new home in 2017. The three-time NASCAR Camping World Truck Series winner will make the jump to the XFINITY Series next year, joining Chip Ganassi Racing. Reddick is set to join Sprint Cup Series regular Kyle Larson as the co-pilot of the No. 42 car for 18-22 races. Additional sponsorship …

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Pace Laps: Bowman’s Big Day, Sadler’s Penalty and a Wet Brazilian Grand Prix

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Sprint Cup: Career Day for Alex Bowman in Phoenix – It seems like Alex Bowman has truly made the most of every opportunity he’s found in 2016. That statement hit the ceiling in Sunday’s Can-Am 500 at Phoenix International Raceway, when Bowman became the fastest driver in the Sprint Cup Series, leading 194 of 324 …

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Hayley, Reddick Search for First Victory As Inaugural Truck Chase Nears

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(Photo: Russell LaBounty/NKP)

With three races remaining before the inaugural NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Chase and just two spots on points left in the playoff field, the mantra for the series’ winless drivers is simple. Win or go home. That was the sentiment echoed Friday by championship hopefuls Tyler Reddick and Cameron Hayley, who each saw their …

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Tyler Reddick Sets New Truck Track Record on Way to Bristol Pole

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade / NKP)

Qualifying for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series began with 35 competitors taking to Bristol Motor Speedway, but only Tyler Reddick can lay claim to the fastest lap in a NASCAR truck around the .533-mile speed plant. With a lap time of 14.884 seconds in round three, Reddick replaces Ken Schrader in the record books. …

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Tyler Reddick Paces Opening Truck Series Practice at Eldora

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade / NKP)

The opening round of practice for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at Eldora Speedway went, unsurprisingly, to drivers with dirt racing backgrounds. Tyler Reddick led the way in the session, posting a 20.977-second circuit early that held throughout the final 45 minutes. Behind Reddick, a slew of dirt racers made their presence known. Still searching …

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