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Entry List: Texas Roadhouse 200


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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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Entry List: First Data 500

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(Photo: Mike Neff)

And then there were eight. This weekend, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads from Kansas Speedway to the shortest track on the circuit: Martinsville Speedway in Virginia for the 69th annual First Data 500. There are 40 cars on the preliminary entry list, meaning the field will be at full capacity barring any entry …

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SHR, Biagi-DenBeste Partner in XFINITY Series

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(Photo: Mike Neff)

Although Stewart-Haas Racing is in its inaugural season of NASCAR XFINITY Series racing, the team is expanding its operation for years to come. SHR announced Monday that it will partnering with Biagi-DenBeste Racing for the XFINITY Series beginning in the 2018 season. “We’re always looking to improve our performance and find ways to make our …

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2-Headed Monster: Will Chase Elliott Win in the No. 24?

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Chase Elliott in the No. 24 (Photo: Nigel Kinrade/NKP)

Chase Elliott has been running better and better every weekend with his No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports team, but despite his improving runs, he has yet to win a race in his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career, almost two full seasons in. Will Elliott win a race this season in the No. 24 car before switching …

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Myatt Snider Learning on the Fly at Kyle Busch Motorsports

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(Photo: Barry Cantrell / NKP)

Myatt Snider is just getting his feet wet in NASCAR, piloting the No. 51 Toyota in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series for Kyle Busch Motorsports on a part-time basis in 2017. But the 22-year-old Charlotte, N.C. native has had racing on his mind since he was a child. Starting out in late model stocks, moving up …

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Hollywood Casino 400 Entry List

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(Photo: Brett Moist/NKP)

After a week on the high banks of Talladega Superspeedway, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to America’s Heartland and Kansas Speedway for the Hollywood Casino 400. There are 41 cars on the preliminary entry list, meaning one team will be sent home after qualifying concludes on Friday evening from the 1.5-mile tri-oval. The …

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Dale Earnhardt Jr., Amy Earnhardt Expecting First Child

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade / NKP)

Soon, there will be another name added to the list of Dale Earnhardt Jr. nicknames: Daddy. Earnhardt and his wife Amy announced Monday afternoon via Instagram that the couple is expecting their first child, a girl. The news comes with five races remaining in Earnhardt’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career and off the …

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TJ Majors to Spot for Joey Logano in 2018

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade / NKP)

TJ Majors, longtime spotter for Dale Earnhardt Jr. with Hendrick Motorsports in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, is leaving the organization at season’s end with the driver of the No. 88, who is retiring after 2017. Majors will assume spotting duties for Joey Logano and the Team Penske No. 22 car next season; the …

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Todd Parrott Out as Leavine Family Racing Crew Chief

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(Photo: Logan Whitton/NKP)

The driver of the No. 95 for Leaving Family Racing isn’t the only thing that’s changing next season. Todd Parrott, crew chief of the No. 95 Chevrolet piloted by Michael McDowell this season, has been relieved of his duties with the team, effective immediately. The team broke the news with a tweet early Monday morning. …

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