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Martin Truex Jr. Joins the Philanthropic Side of NASCAR

CONCORD, N.C. – Saturday at Lowe’s Motor Speedway, Martin Truex Jr. announced that he is beginning a new charitable organization to help out needy kids in both his home state of New Jersey and his current home of Mooresville, N.C. Truex wants to take advantage of his position within NASCAR and his success in life …

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Ryan Newman Wins 2007 Bank of America 500 Pole Again at Lowe’s

CONCORD, N.C. – Ryan Newman is about to run his 14th race at Lowe’s Motor Speedway – and for the seventh time, he is going to start from the pole. Newman outdueled Chasers Jimmie Johnson, Jeff Gordon and Kurt Busch among others to win the right to start up front for the Bank of America 500 Saturday …

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You Think You Hate Missed Restarts? ESPN Hates Them Even More

In NASCAR blogs and forums throughout the Internet one of the key themes that fans often turn their attention to is not the quality of the race, as much as the quality of the race broadcast. If you’ve read the reader comments at the end of many of our articles, you’ve probably noticed a fairly …

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Full Throttle: Roush Fenway Racing Done Playing Catch Up with the CoT

Roush Fenway Racing just spent the better part of a year falling behind on their Car of Tomorrow program. Looks like they’re still behind now, but in a different sense. As in, everyone else is racing for position behind them. This weekend, Roush Fenway Racing took the top-two positions at Dover for just their third …

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