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Kaz Grala Ends Rollercoaster Season with a Head-Scratcher in Homestead

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Kicking off his relationship with Fury Race Cars with a top 10 at Charlotte Motor Speedway in May, the possibilities were looking high for Kaz Grala in the XFINITY Series in 2018. Scoring four straight top-20 finishes and a top five at Daytona two weeks later, Grala was looking to cap off the season on …

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Sheldon Creed Ends 2018 with Career-Best Camping World Truck Series Finish

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Sheldon Creed seemed to get better and better to end the 2018 Camping World Truck Series season. After leading his first laps two weeks ago at Texas, Creed then backed up the result with his first top 10 at ISM Raceway. Even better? Friday’s (Nov. 16) Ford EcoBoost 200 saw the 2018 ARCA Racing Series …

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Johnny Sauter: ‘I Don’t Consider Myself a Favorite’

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“There is no greater danger than underestimating your opponent.” – Lao Tzu, Chinese philosopher If there is one guy who should be feeling confident entering Homestead-Miami Speedway (and who has the numbers to back it) it’s Johnny Sauter. The veteran, who will bid for his second championship in the Camping World Truck Series Friday night …

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Kevin Harvick Survives All Issues For Championship 4 Spot

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With two laps to go in Stage No. 1 at ISM Raceway, Kevin Harvick was looking better and better to advance to the Championship 4 with ease. Though he leaves ISM with a spot in the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway, it wasn’t as easy as anticipated. Leading the opening 72 laps in the Can-Am …

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Harrison Burton Nets Stage Win, 3rd Place at ISM

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It wasn’t a win but Friday night’s (Nov. 9) Lucas OIl 150 from ISM Raceway showed it all from Harrison Burton. Rolling off the grid in the third spot, the 18-year-old was a consistent contender in the top five, finishing third in stage one before jumping to a stage win in stage two. He continued …

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The Underdog House: Exposing the NASCAR Competition Gap at Texas

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Think Small Martinsville Speedway sure feels like a long time ago for the underdogs of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Following what was an uplifting weekend for some at the half-mile, the back half of the series came to Texas Motor Speedway. The 1.5-miler gave us the best non-plate race for the underdogs all …

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Kevin Harvick Scores Big Win in Texas, Clinches Championship 4 Spot

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Kevin Harvick dominated Sunday’s (Nov. 4) AAA Texas 500 but had to earn the victory near the end of the day at Texas Motor Speedway. Passing Ryan Blaney with 17 laps to go, Harvick had to survive an overtime restart… and he did, by blasting clear of Blaney and cruising to the victory. The win, …

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The Underdog House: Showing Some Light at Martinsville

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Think Small Similar to the Martinsville Speedway lights, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series underdogs showed a little bit of light in Sunday’s (Oct. 28) First Data 500. With the race ending in one of the most thrilling finishes in recent memory, there was also some good news for the small teams, who managed to …

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Team Owner Roger Penske Defends Driver Joey Logano for Last-Lap Move

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Opinions were split between the Nos. 22 and 78 pit stalls. Team Penske, with team owner Roger Penske watching live, was already sipping the champagne when driver Joey Logano bumped Martin Truex Jr. out of the race lead to win Sunday (Oct. 28) at Martinsville Speedway victory. The other side, however, was livid with fury. …

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