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NASCAR Trucks Return to Lucas Oil; 2022 Schedule Released

2021 Bristol dirt trucks Martin Truex Jr racing NKP

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The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series 2022 calendar was revealed and Lucas Oil Raceway returns to the series. The Truck and Xfinity series last competed at Lucas Oil in 2011; Timothy Peters won the 2011 Truck race. The Truck Series ran once every year from 1995-2011 on the Indiana short track. Lucas Oil will be …

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Portland International Raceway Highlights 2022 NASCAR Xfinity Schedule

NASCAR racecars at Michigan International Speedway, August 2021. Photo:NKP

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The 2022 schedule for the NASCAR Xfinity Series has been released and features a new race course: Portland International Raceway. The Camping World Truck Series last ran at Portland from 1999-2000 but this will be the first time Xfinity makes the trek to the 1.964-mile road course. The race is scheduled for June 4, 2022 …

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Jonathan Hassler to Be Ryan Blaney’s Crew Chief in 2022

Ryan Blaney celebrating after winning the FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway, 8/22/2021 (Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

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Ryan Blaney will have a new NASCAR Cup Series crew chief in 2022. Jonathan Hassler will be atop the No. 12 Team Penske pit box starting next year, the team announced Wednesday (Sept. 29). Hassler currently serves as Matt DiBenedetto’s crew chief for Wood Brothers Racing after taking over for Greg Erwin. He led the …

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Ben Rhodes Begins on Talladega Truck Pole

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Ben Rhodes will lead the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series field to green at Talladega Superspeedway on Saturday, Oct. 2. He took the pole position after finishing runner up to his ThorSport Racing teammate Christian Eckes last week at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Todd Gilliland lines up second while Matt Crafton begins in third. Stewart …

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Justin Allgaier Holds Pole for Xfinity Race at Talladega

#7: Justin Allgaier, JR Motorsports, Chevrolet Camaro BRANDT At 2021 Las Vegas NASCAR Xfinity race, NKP

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The NASCAR Xfinity Series’ second race in the Round of 12 is at Talladega Superspeedway this weekend and Justin Allgaier is on the pole. Allgaier finished second to his JR Motorsports teammate Josh Berry, who was filling in for Michael Annett in the No. 1 last week at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Austin Cindric starts …

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Denny Hamlin Starts on Cup Pole at Talladega

Denny Hamlin’s No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing FedEx Toyota at 2021 NASCAR Cup race at Michigan

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Denny Hamlin will roll off pit road from the pole position in the NASCAR Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway. The No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing driver is locked into the Round of 8 after winning at Las Vegas Motor Speedway last week. Teammate Kyle Busch joins Hamlin on the front row in second, while …

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Entry List: 2021 Chevy Silverado 250

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The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series heads to Alabama for the Chevy Silverado 250 at Talladega Superspeedway. Forty trucks are entered, so all will race barring any changes. Jordan Anderson will drive the No. 3 truck for his own team. Rackley W.A.R. co-owner Willie Allen is also in his own truck, the No. 25 Chevrolet. …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: 2021 South Point 400 at Las Vegas

Kyle Larson races teammate William Byron in the 2021 Pennzoil 400 Photo: NKP

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The NASCAR Cup Series heads out west to Las Vegas Motor Speedway for the South Point 400, airing on Sunday, Sept. 26 at 7 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network. Which drivers’ gambles will pay off in your daily fantasy NASCAR DraftKings contests? Read on and find out! Twelve drivers have made it through to …

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