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Accident Ends Justin Boston’s Day at Pocono

Boston Finishes 22nd at Pocono Raceway Justin Boston started the Pocono ARCA 200 from the 27th position and finished 22nd after being caught up in a late-race accident on Lap 66 at Pocono Raceway on Saturday afternoon. Boston, driving the No.25 ZLOOP Computer and Electronic Recycling Centers – JACO Environmental Toyota Camry for Venturini Motorsports, …

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Danny Holtgraver takes All Star Circuit of Champions race at Butler Motor Speedway Photo by Campbellphoto.com

By Brian Liskai Quincy, Mich. (Saturday, June 7, 2014) – There’s an old saying: “Sometimes it’s better to be lucky than good.” Danny Holtgraver was both Saturday at Butler Motor Speedway. The Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania driver took advantage of other driver’s miscues and benefitted from timely caution flags and drove to his first University of Northwestern …

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Townley and Coughlin Record Top-10 Finishes; Boston Caught in Late-Race Accident

Concord, NC (June 9, 2014) – The ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards headed to Pocono Raceway for the first of two stops at the Tricky Triangle during the 2014 season. Venturini Motorsports fielded three fast Toyota Camrys for Saturday afternoon’s Pocono ARCA 200 with drivers Justin Boston, Cody Coughlin, and John Wes Townley behind …

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Tech Talk With “Bono” Manion: Pocono Shifting, Ride Height and Pavement

The No. 7 Tommy Baldwin Racing team makes the most of every dime they have. Scoring strong finishes goes a long way both mentally and monetarily for the whole organization. Even when the finish doesn’t match the ability of the effort, small victories can be claimed. Sunday was one of those days. Michael Annett was …

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GMS Racing prepares to head to New Jersey Motorsports Park

GMS Racing Race Preview ARCA Racing Series News and Notes Event: Great Railing 150 Date: Sunday, June 1, 2014 Venue: New Jersey Motorsports Park GMS Racing’s ARCA Racing Series History at New Jersey Motorsports Park … This weekend will mark GMS Racing’s second start at the Millville, N.J., facility. In 2013, the team finished in …

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Jimmie Johnson Wins the Pole for the Coca-Cola 600

Knockout qualifying at Charlotte Motor Speedway saw a few different storylines unfold. In the end it was Jimmie Johnson who wrote the best fairy tale, as he put the No. 48 Lowe’s Patriotic Chevrolet on the pole for the 55th running of the Coca-Cola 600. Ryan Newman and Jeff Gordon are tied for the most …

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Tech Talk: “Bono” Manion Explains How To Tackle Kansas Under The Lights

Kevin “Bono” Manion is working hard to gain some experience for Michael Annett and his No. 7 Tommy Baldwin Racing team. A 16th-place finish at Talladega was a much-needed, solid run for the group, which is now ready to hit Kansas with some momentum. The organization may have few amenities compared to its bigger rivals, …

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Beyond the Cockpit: Doug Yates on Horsepower Reduction

NASCAR Vice President Steve O’Donnell made a statement at Iowa Speedway last month that the sport will make an announcement soon about their plans to reduce horsepower in the Cup Series. As the details have been hashed out, the engine builders for all manufacturers have been involved in the process, ensuring the final solutions work for …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: 2014 Aaron’s 499 at Talladega

Key Moment – On lap 137, Brad Keselowski, who was already six laps down thanks to an incident with Danica Patrick on lap 14 while going for the lead, spun in front of the field while trying to get his lap back the old fashioned way. At the time he and Jamie McMurray were the only two cars not on the …

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