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Ty Gibbs Leads Flag to Flag, Wins ARCA Race at Winchester

(Photo: AJ Mast/ARCA Racing)

Ty Gibbs snagged the pole position just before the end of qualifying for Saturday’s (Sept. 19) ARCA Menards Series Toyota 200 at Winchester Speedway, and nobody was able to knock him off that perch on the way to his sixth overall win of the season. That's ?☝ for @tygibbs_ in 2020#ARCAMenards | @FastestHalfMile pic.twitter.com/ezlrflGToD — …

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Martin Truex Jr. & Chase Elliott Tangle, Gifting Kevin Harvick Southern 500

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

A late-race loss by Chase Elliott and Martin Truex Jr. was Kevin Harvick’s gain in Darlington Raceway’s Southern 500 on Sunday (Sept. 6).  Contact between Elliott and Harvick with 15 laps remaining damaged both cars badly enough to slow Elliott’s car and force Truex to pit in order to repair a flat tire. The result …

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Ben Rhodes Breaks NASCAR Truck Series Drought, Wins Darlington

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Sunday’s (Sept. 6) NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series event at Darlington Raceway was decided on pit strategy. The closing laps saw a handful of trucks take a chance, staying on track during a late caution on old tires. It’s typically not the best decision when it comes to an abrasive oval known as …

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Ryan Blaney Penalized For Ballast Violation; Will Start Cook Out Southern 500 From Rear

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Ryan Blaney will start Sunday night’s (Sept. 6) Cook Out Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway from the rear of the field. Blaney was penalized during pre-race inspection for an improperly mounted ballast on the No. 12 car. The penalty, which forces Blaney to surrender his seventh-place starting position, also results in the ejection of crew …

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Sheldon Creed Bags 3rd Win of 2020 with Gateway Triumph

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Todd Gilliland was among the drivers that dominated the first two stages of Sunday’s (Aug. 30) NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series CarShield 200 presented by CK Power at World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway. But as a result of contact early in the third stage with Sheldon Creed, Gilliland was not around to …

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Kevin Harvick Tames Dover, Dominates Drydene 311

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Kevin Harvick didn’t just clinch the NASCAR Cup Series regular season title on Sunday afternoon in the Drydene 311 at Dover International Speedway.  He and his team reminded all observers what they have done all season long to earn it.  Harvick swept all stages and took the win on Sunday in the second half of …

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Drydene 311 Red-Flagged to Repair Racing Surface

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Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series Drydene 311 was brought to a screeching halt to address an issue with the racing surface at Dover International Speedway. As pit stops completed following the first stage, the race was red-flagged for 12 minutes and 19 seconds to repair a patch of the track’s racing surface near the restart zone. …

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Chase Briscoe Goes from Worst to 1st to Win Dover

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

This time, it was Chase Briscoe’s turn to dominate.  Starting from the rear of the field after going to a backup car following Saturday’s first half of the NASCAR Xfinity Series doubleheader at Dover International Speedway, Briscoe wasted little time racing through the field to win the Drydene 200 on Sunday afternoon (Aug. 23).  The …

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The Big 6: Questions Answered After the 2020 Drydene 311 Race 1

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Who … should you be talking about after the race? Leading a race-high 115 laps, Denny Hamlin registered win number six of the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season, getting by Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Martin Truex Jr. for the first race of the series doubleheader at Dover International Speedway in the Drydene 311. Hamlin continues …

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