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Rain Postpones Alpha Energy Solutions 250 at Martinsville


(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

A combination of rain and snow flurries invaded Ridgeway, Va. right as the Camping World Truck Series competitors fired their engines on Saturday afternoon (March 24). The race still started at the schedule time, but 23 laps later, NASCAR lost the track to the weather and was forced to throw the red flag. With snow …

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Martin Truex Jr. Sweeps Martinsville Speedway Practices

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

No matter what town NASCAR travels to, Martin Truex Jr. continues to be the fastest in it. Six days after winning all three stages at Auto Club Speedway of California, the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion was fastest in both STP 500 practices at Martinsville Speedway on Saturday (March 24). Truex posted a …

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Joey Logano Dominates the Roseanne 300 at Auto Club Speedway


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Nothing could stop Joey Logano from winning the NASCAR XFINITY Series’ Roseanne 300 at Auto Club Speedway of California on Saturday night (March 17). Logano led 139 of the 150 laps and swept all three stages. He overcame a differing pit strategy to do so and went from 16th to first in four laps at one …

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Kevin Harvick, Kyle Busch Fastest in Auto Club Speedway Practices

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Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch put their numbers at the top of the leaderboard in the pair of Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practices at Auto Club Speedway of California on Saturday afternoon (March 17). Harvick, who is going for four consecutive wins this weekend, was the fastest in the first session of the day, …

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Christopher Bell Wins the Pole Award for the Roseanne 300

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Christopher Bell continues to pace the field in NASCAR XFINITY Series qualifying. The rookie won the pole award for the Roseanne 300 at Auto Club Speedway of California on Saturday afternoon (March 27), his third pole in five races this season. “Qualifying’s about speed, and this No. 20 team has had speed,” Bell said to …

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2-Headed Monster: Is NASCAR Doing Enough for Grassroots Racing?

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Harrison Burton certainly benefits from his last name but other young drivers need other attention (Photo: Nigel Kinrade/NKP)

In the press conference following their win at ISM Raceway on Sunday (March 11), Kevin Harvick and Tony Stewart were critical of NASCAR’s and the Phoenix track’s commitment to regional and local racing. Harvick chided the track for getting rid of the K&N Pro Series West race and NASCAR for setting its sanctioning fees too …

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Brad Keselowski Overcomes Penalty to Win the DC Solar 200

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Brad Keselowski recovered from an early pit road speeding penalty to win the NASCAR XFINITY Series DC Solar 200 at ISM Raceway in Phoenix on Saturday night (March 10). Keselowski’s pit crew got him the lead from Christopher Bell on the final pit stop of the day, and the No. 22 led the rest of …

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Kyle Larson Hits the Jackpot to Win the Boyd Gaming 300

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Kyle Larson picked up his first NASCAR XFINITY Series win of 2018 on Saturday (March 3) in the Boyd Gaming 300. He held off Christopher Bell on a restart with seven laps to go to cruise to his first win at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. “I wasn’t sure if [Bell] got a wheel spin or …

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Chris Buescher Survives for a Daytona 500 Top 5


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Chris Buescher is not a guy that a lot of people thought would contend for the Daytona 500 win. Despite being the 2015 NASCAR XFINITY Series champion and winning a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway two years ago, Buescher has not had the best results the last few years. Buescher did …

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