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Truckin’ Thursdays: Five Drivers In Position For First Career Win

2014 Mudsummer Classic Eldora Speedway German Quiroga Camping World Trucks Mike Neff 240

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As the 2014 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season starts winding down, the pressure for multiple drivers a step behind championship leader Matt Crafton starts heating up. While a select few still have hopes for a title, most are searching for something a bit more basic: a first career victory that assures their place in …

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Ron Hornaday to Run Las Vegas and Texas for NTS Motorsports

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Ron Hornaday will drive the No. 9 Chevrolet Silverado for NTS Motorsports on September 27th at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and October 31st at Texas Motor Speedway with sponsorship from Rheem Manufacturing Company. This will be the first race back for Hornaday since the August 21st race at Bristol following a rift between Turner Scott Motorsports …

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Wendell Scott to be honored at Martinsville Speedway by KBM and Front Row Motorsports

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As a group announcement, NASCAR, Front Row Motorsports, Kyle Busch Motorsports and Martinsville Speedway announced on Tuesday Sept 16 they will honor Wendell Scott, the first African-American driver to win a NASCAR premier series event, with a series of tributes during the Martinsville race weekend from Oct. 24-26. Front Row Motorsports will feature a full throwback …

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Tony Stewart / Kevin Ward, Jr. Case Headed to Grand Jury

Tony Stewart Return Press Conference Atlanta Motor Speedway 2014 Chris Owens

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On Tuesday Sept. 16, the Ontario County, NY District Attorney’s Office released a statement with regards to the Kevin Ward, Jr. / Tony Stewart case, stating it will go to a grand jury. “Over the past several weeks I have reviewed with members of the Ontario County Sheriff’s Department their investigation, as it progressed, in the …

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Rheem Motorsports Says Ron Hornaday Had Funding

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In the ongoing saga with Steve Turner, Harry Scott, Jr. and Turner Scott Motorsports, a new twist has been added to the puzzle. TSM announced last week that they had shut down the No. 30 truck team, driven by Ron Hornaday, due to lack of funding. However, Rheem Motorsports Managing Director Ed Raniszeski told Sirius XM Speedway that he was stunned …

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Tweaker Energy Shots to Sponsor Mike Bliss at Chicagoland

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TriStar Motorsports announced that Tweaker Energy Shots will sponsor Mike Bliss‘ No. 19 Camry in this weekend’s NASCAR Nationwide Series event at Chicagoland Speedway. It marks the second time this season that Tweaker Energy Shots has sponsored Bliss. “I’m looking forward to having Tweaker back on board this weekend in Chicago,” Bliss said. ” I hope …

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Parker Kligerman to Test Indy Lights for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports

Jeff Gordon does a burnout after winning at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in 2014.

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Parker Kligerman had his sets sight of running the full Sprint Cup Series schedule this season, however he was left without a ride eight races into the season when funds dried up and his team shut its doors. Since then, Kligerman has been searching for a ride, eventually that search leading him to open-wheel. On Tuesday, …

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Stewart-Haas Racing Swaps No. 4 and No. 14 Pit Crews

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What appears to be a routine pit stop for Kevin Harvick, will actually prove to be yet another hold-your-breath moment to see if the No. 4 crew can get their driver out and not throw away a shot at the win.

For most of the season, Kevin Harvick often lost spots on pit road and was forced to gain them back on track. Following the race at Atlanta Motor Speedway two weeks ago, Harvick criticized his pit crew after they lost the race off pit road each time to either Joe Gibbs Racing’s Matt Kenseth or …

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Clay Rogers and Beard Motorsports Looking to Debut at Richmond

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Beard Motorsports announced Tuesday on Facebook that they will attempt to qualify for their first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race this weekend at Richmond International Speedway. Fielding the No. 75 Chevrolet, they will have Clay Rogers behind the wheel as he hopes to make his Sprint Cup Series debut. Rogers was set for his debut earlier …

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Friedman Law Firm to Sponsor Joe Nemechek at Richmond

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Jay Robinson Racing announced on Tuesday that Joe Nemchek‘s No. 66 will have sponsorship from the Richmond-based Friedman Law Firm in Saturday night’s Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway. “Friedman Law Firm is built on passion and competitiveness,” company founder Rick Friedman said. “It’s part of who we are as a firm. We …

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