Race Weekend Central

Noah Gragson Scores First Career Pole at Texas

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Noah Gragson will lead the field to green in tonight’s winstaronlinegaming.com 400 shortly after he graduates from high school at Texas Motor Speedway. Posting a lap at 185.134 mph, the driver of the No. 18 Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota, broke the track qualifying record of 184.464 mph, set by Clint Bowyer in 2006. Johnny Sauter, …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: NASCAR Made the Right Call on Brad Keselowski Racing

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Dover started off rough and turned quite well for Chase Briscoe, who’s currently just six races into his Camping World Truck Series rookie season. After struggling a bit in practice, the 22-year-old put his No. 29 Ford on the pole for the first time at Dover. Though he had nothing for Ryan Truex, who started second, …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: 5 Drivers Who Scored 1st Career Win at Dover

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After taking just a single weekend off, the Camping World Truck Series returns to action on Friday for the Bar Harbor 200 at Dover International Speedway. In 17 previous races, the track has seen 14 different winners, with Kyle Busch as the only repeat victor. Without Busch on the entry list, the only previous winner …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Kevin Harvick’s Solution to the Schedule

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Tuesday afternoon, NASCAR released the 2018 schedules, and while most of the focus was placed on significant changes to the Cup side of things, there were a few subtle changes on the Camping World Truck Series lineup as well. Sadly, the schedule remains at 23 events, which still doesn’t bring the lineup back to the …

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Tracking the Trucks: Kyle Busch Smokes ‘Em in Charlotte

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In a Nutshell: Kyle Busch scored his seventh Camping World Truck Series victory at Charlotte Motor Speedway Friday night. Making a bold move to jump from fourth to the lead with less than 20 laps remaining, the driver of the No. 51 Toyota pulled away from the field in a three-lap shootout to the finish. Johnny …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Ben Rhodes Heartbroken Yet Hopeful Headed into Charlotte

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It’s something no driver, especially one gunning for a first career win, wants to face. But it’s exactly what happened to Ben Rhodes on Friday night at Kansas Speedway. after a spirited battle with Kyle Busch for the race lead, Rhodes took his No. 27 Toyota and pulled it ahead by more than one second. …

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The Frontstretch 5: Thoughts Leaving Kansas Speedway

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1. Kudos to the AMR medical team that extricated Almirola. First and foremost, I want to send well wishes to Aric Almirola for a speedy recovery. A T5 compression fracture is no joke, and he’ll need some time to get better, even if it’s revealed through follow-up doctor visits there is no further damage to …

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Kansas Wreck a Harsh Reminder NASCAR is Dangerous

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It’s something no one in NASCAR – fans, drivers or media – ever want to think about. But in Saturday night’s Go Bowling 400, we were all given the harsh reminder that the sport is inherently dangerous. Right before the 200-lap mark, Joey Logano suffered a brake rotor failure that snapped his No. 22 Ford …

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Ryan Blaney Close to First Career Win But Denied at Kansas Speedway

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Ryan Blaney finally got a chance to race for his first career win on Saturday night at Kansas Speedway… and he almost got it too. After running inside the top five in both practice sessions on Friday, Blaney put the rest of the field on notice that he had speed in his No. 21 Ford …

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Ryan Newman Blows Engine While Running Top 10 in Kansas

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Ryan Newman’s day went south in a hurry during Saturday night’s Go Bowling 400 at Kansas Speedway. After starting 19th, he had worked his way inside the top 10 and was running ninth when the engine suddenly let go, forcing him straight to the garage just before the conclusion of Stage 2. “The bottom end of …

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