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Beth Lunkenheimer

Beth Lunkenheimer
Content Director Beth heads up management of our 30-person staff, acting as Tom’s main assistant with technology and personnel while working as Frontstretch’s Truck Series expert. The author of Truckin’ Thursdays and the coordinator of the site’s pre and post-race coverage, she also runs a periodic charity column that spotlights when NASCAR gives back. A childhood transplant to Texas, Beth is a 13-year writing veteran who has contributed content to BRANDT and Athlon Sports, among other outlets.

Jimmie Johnson Inspired by 5th-Place Texas Finish: ‘This is What We’ve Been Looking For’

Jimmie Johnson walked away from the 2019 O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 at Texas Motor Speedway Sunday afternoon (March 31) with a smile on his face and his best finish since a third-place result at Bristol Motor Speedway last April. A fifth-place performance was also his first top-five result since Charlotte …

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Texas Runner-Up Tyler Reddick Leads 1st Dash 4 Cash Field to Bristol

The drop of the checkered flag over Texas Motor Speedway on Saturday afternoon set the first of four NASCAR Xfinity Series Dash 4 Cash fields. The top four finishing series regulars will battle it out at Bristol Motor Speedway next weekend for a $100,000 bonus. Tyler Reddick, Christopher Bell, Chase …

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Denny Hamlin Leads Final Cup Practice in Texas

Denny Hamlin led a thrilling final practice at Texas Motor Speedway Saturday morning (March 30) with a 186.987 mph lap. Rainy conditions canceled the first of two scheduled sessions, giving teams just a single shot at the track in temperatures that are more than 20 degrees cooler than they were …

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Kaz Grala Has “Realistic” Goal of a Top 10 in 1st Start with Richard Childress Racing

Kaz Grala will make his 2019 Xfinity Series debut Saturday afternoon at Texas Motor Speedway. Piloting the No. 21 Hot Scream Chevrolet for Richard Childress Racing, the 20-year-old is running a part-time schedule that stemmed from the quick success FURY Race Cars saw last season. Even though he hasn’t been …

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Tracking the Trucks: Kyle Busch Snags Win in Wild Texas Truck Race

In a Nutshell: Kyle Busch scored his fourth straight win in the Gander Outdoors Truck Series Vankor 350 at Texas Motor Speedway Friday night. Several drivers, including runner-up Stewart Friesen, made a run at the lead during the final green flag run but just didn’t have enough to mount a …

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Grant Enfinger Snags Texas Truck Series Pole

Grant Enfinger will lead the field to the green flag for Friday night’s (March 29) Vankor 350 at Texas Motor Speedway. The driver of the No. 98 Ford just narrowly edged Brett Moffitt with a 187.35 mph lap. It’s Enfinger’s fourth career pole and his first at TMS. All smiles …

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Johnny Sauter, Austin Hill Lead Truck Series Practices at Texas Motor Speedway

Johnny Sauter and Austin Hill topped a pair of Gander Outdoors Truck Series practices at Texas Motor Speedway Thursday afternoon (March 28) ahead of Friday night’s Vankor 350. Sauter’s ThorSport teammate Grant Enfinger topped the leaderboard for much of the first session before he was knocked to the second spot …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Johnny Sauter’s Dominance Highlights Stories to Watch in Texas

Does Johnny Sauter’s Texas dominance continue? It’s no secret that Johnny Sauter has pretty much made Texas Motor Speedway his personal playground in the last several years. He’s the active win leader at the mile-and-a-half oval with five victories (retired Todd Bodine has six), including three of the last five. …

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