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North Wilkesboro Short Track Shootout weekend – Saturday recap

North Wilkesboro Short Track Shootout weekend – Saturday recap North Wilkesboro Speedway’s final racing weekend of the year features eight different division taking to the 5/8ths mile oval over three days. Six divisions raced on Saturday, with U-cars and the ASA Late Models hitting the speedway on Sunday. Allison Legacy …

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Tracking the Trucks: Kroger 200

*In a Nutshell:* Ron Hornaday, Jr. took the checkered flag 0.305 seconds ahead of Kyle Busch to win the Kroger 200 Saturday afternoon at Martinsville Speedway. Hornaday, Jr. took the lead right before the final caution flew with three laps remaining and held on through a green-white-checkered finish to score his first win in 17 starts at the 0.526-mile oval. Todd Bodine, Jason White and Aric Almirola rounded out the top 5.*Who Should Have Won:* Todd Bodine. Bodine ran inside the top 10 during both practice sessions but struggled during qualifying. Starting 24th, he had his work cut out for him as he methodically drove through the field and used pit strategy to gain valuable track position. He took the lead for the first time on lap 92 and went on to lead a race-high 83 laps en route to his 15th top-5 finish this season.

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Tracking the Trucks: RaceDayRaffleSeries.com 175

*In a Nutshell:* Kyle Busch took the checkered flag 0.280 seconds ahead of James Buescher to win the RaceDayRaffleSeries.com 175 Saturday afternoon at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Busch took the lead for the final time after driving across James Buescher's nose and held on despite a hard bounce off of the outside wall. Kevin Harvick, Matt Crafton and Austin Dillon rounded out the top 5.*Who Should Have Won:* Kyle Busch. If Kyle Busch is in the race, he's almost always a threat to the win, barring any major disasters on track, and Saturday afternoon was no different.

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Tracking the Trucks: Built Ford Tough 225

*In a Nutshell:* Todd Bodine took the checkered flag 5.630 seconds ahead of Johnny Sauter to win the Build Ford Tough 225 Friday night at Kentucky Speedway. Bodine managed to stretch a nearly two-lap fuel shortage following his final pit stop to hold on and score his fourth win this season. Aric Almirola, Jason White and Ricky Carmichael rounded out the top 5.*Who Should Have Won:* Todd Bodine. After qualifying a disappointing 14th, crew chief Mike Hillman, Jr. was apprehensive, wondering whether the No. 30 Toyota would be any good in race trim. As it turned out, there was nothing to worry about. Bodine steadily worked his way through the field, taking the lead for the first time on lap 44.

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North Wilkesboro Labor Day ClassicRacing recap

North Wilkesboro Labor Day Classic Racing recap The first competitive lap turned at North Wilkesboro in 14 years was led by Jesse Little who jumped from his outside front row starting spot to beat his dad Mack Little to the start finish line for the first lap. Mack battled back …

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PASS Labor Day Classic 200 practice recap

Chase Elliott looks to accomplish a feat his father never did, winning a race at North Wilkesboro. Elliott was the fastest car in the first practice session clocking a lap at 19.202 seconds which is a speed of 117.175 mph. That is just 14 hundredths of a second off of …

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Tracking the Trucks: EnjoyIllinois.com 225

*In a Nutshell:* Kyle Busch took the checkered flag 0.186 seconds ahead of Todd Bodine to win the EnjoyIllinois.com 225 Friday night at Chicagoland Speedway. A blown engine for Timothy Peters with just three laps remaining set up a green-white-checkered finish in which Busch had no trouble pulling out front, scoring his second straight victory and fourth overall in 2010. Ron Hornaday, Jr., Johnny Sauter and Justin Lofton rounded out the top 5.*Who Should Have Won: Kyle Busch.* Once again, Kyle Busch had the strongest truck on the track Friday night. It took him just 12 laps to take the lead for the first time after starting fourth. Despite dropping to fifth during his second pit stop after trouble getting their first can of fuel in, Busch once again took the lead on lap 98. Despite a hard charge from Todd Bodine after that, Busch managed to hold onto the lead and, ultimately, the win. The driver of the No. 18 Toyota led three times for 121 of 154 laps.

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