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4 Burning Questions: Will Clint Bowyer End Winless Drought at Home Track?

Will Clint Bowyer End Winless Drought at Home? Bad news: Kansas Speedway lost one of its home track racers in Carl Edwards. Good news: Clint Bowyer isn’t going anywhere any time soon. They call him Kansas Clint because his hometown of Emporia, Kansas, is about 100 miles south of the speedway. …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Justin Haley on ‘Living a Great Life’

Kicking off his rookie campaign in the Camping World Truck Series — though a few weeks behind schedule — Justin Haley is living a great life. Recently turning 18 years old, Haley was finally old enough to tackle a superspeedway in Saturday’s ARCA Racing Series event at Talladega Superspeedway. Driving …

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XFINITY Breakdown: Aric Almirola Continues Plate Racing Success with Talladega Victory

As they wrecked down the backstretch of Talladega Superspeedway, it was a mirrored finish of last July’s XFINITY Series race at Daytona for Aric Almirola. Except this time, they raced back under green. For the second time on a plate track, it was Almirola who scored the victory for Biagi …

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4 Burning Questions: Will Team Penske Continue Talladega Win Streak?

Will Team Penske Duo Continue Talladega Win Streak? When Dale Earnhardt Jr. says you have that special something when it comes to plate racing, well, you got a little special something. The six-time Talladega Superspeedway winner gave Brad Keselowski some credit for taming the track four times, the second most …

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Beyond the Cockpit: Erik Jones Staying Independent in Rookie Cup Season

Fast but unsteady. It’s the story of not only Erik Jones’ rookie Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season, but his entire racing career. From go karts, late models, NASCAR Camping World Truck, XFINITY or Cup action, Jones has had to learn how to gel with new people on almost a …

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Aric Almirola With Richmond Top 10: ‘We Needed That’

Storming out of the gate with a top-five finish in February’s Daytona 500, it’s been another tough season for Richard Petty Motorsports and Aric Almirola. In fact, you could call that 500-miler their only bright spot through the opening eight Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races, which have seen only …

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