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J.D. Gibbs, Co-Founder of Joe Gibbs Racing, Dies at Age 49

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Joe Gibbs Racing announced late Friday night that team co-chairman J.D. Gibbs had died at the age of 49 “following a long battle with a degenerative neurological disease.” It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Joe Gibbs Racing Co-Founder and Co-Chairman, J.D. Gibbs, who passed away earlier tonight at the age …

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Tracking the Trucks: Brett Moffitt Caps Storybook Season With Championship in Miami

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In a Nutshell: Brett Moffitt wrapped up the 2018 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championship by taking the victory in Friday night’s Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. The driver of the No. 16 Toyota won by two seconds over polesitter Grant Enfinger, who led 33 laps. Noah Gragson finished third on the track and …

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Tracking the Trucks: Brett Moffitt Caps Storybook Season With Championship

(Photo: Christian Koelle)

In a Nutshell: Brett Moffitt wrapped up the 2018 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championship by taking the victory in Friday night’s Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. The driver of the No. 16 Toyota won by two seconds over polesitter Grant Enfinger, who led 33 laps. Noah Gragson finished third on the track and …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Breaking Down the Championship 4

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Friday night, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series will crown its 19th series champion, and it comes down to four drivers, racing for all the marbles. Johnny Sauter, Brett Moffitt, Justin Haley and Noah Gragson, who have a combined 15 wins in 22 races, will fight it out, head-to-head for this year’s title. It’s a …

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Tracking the Trucks: Brett Moffitt Scores 5th 2018 Win at ISM Raceway

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In a Nutshell: Brett Moffitt took the checkered flag less than a half-second ahead of Noah Gragson to win Friday night’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Lucas Oil 150 at ISM Raceway. The driver of the No. 16 Toyota utilized a dramatic three-wide pass for the lead on the final restart with three laps remaining …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Championship 4 Clinch Scenarios for Phoenix

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When the checkered flag flies Friday night (Nov. 9) over ISM Raceway in Phoenix, four drivers will know they’ve got the chance to race for the championship when the series visits Homestead-Miami Speedway to close out the year. GMS Racing teammates Johnny Sauter and Justin Haley have the least amount of pressure on them heading …

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Pace Laps: 1 More Race to Set the NASCAR Championship Fields

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Kevin Harvick Finally Gets Over The Hump On paper, Kevin Harvick has been the man to beat this year in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. He’s been first or second in the standings for the last five weeks and his 44 playoff points entering Sunday’s (Nov. 4) AAA Texas …

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Tracking the Trucks: Todd Gilliland Runs Out of Fuel, Justin Haley Victorious in Texas

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In a Nutshell: Justin Haley took advantage of Todd Gilliland‘s empty fuel tank to score his third victory of the season Friday night at Texas Motor Speedway. The driver of the No. 24 Chevrolet beat Ben Rhodes to the checkered flag in the JAG Metals 350. Brett Moffitt, Gilliland and Austin Hill rounded out the …

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2-Headed Monster: How Does Chase Elliott v. Denny Hamlin & Martin Truex Jr v. Joey Logano Compare?

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For much of the week, the talk in NASCAR has surrounded the final battle in last Sunday’s (Oct. 28) First Data 500 at Martinsville Speedway. Joey Logano and Martin Truex Jr waged a multi-lap battle for the lead that ultimately ended in Logano bumping Truex out of the top spot, the pair bouncing off of …

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Pace Laps: NASCAR’s Championship 4 a Little Clearer Following Martinsville

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Logano Deals NASCAR’s Big Three A Big Blow Seven races into the NASCAR playoffs, the sport’s three most successful drivers this season – Kevin Harvick, Kyle Busch and Martin Truex Jr. – have won just once in the postseason. Joey Logano added the latest nail in the coffin Sunday (Oct. 27) …

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