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2-Headed Monster: Will Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s XFINITY Conflict of Interest Be a Problem?

Dale Earnhardt Jr. recently traded his steering wheel for a microphone.  The retired two-time Daytona 500 champion joined NBC’s broadcast team for coverage of Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and NASCAR XFINITY Series races. Any time a former driver steps into the booth, they will have prior relationships with some …

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On Point Motorsports Forms New Truck Series Team

Officials announced the formation of a new motorsports organization that will begin competition in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series this year. Led by NASCAR veteran crew chief Steven “Bones” Lane, the organization will operate out of a multi-building facility in Denver, N.C.. On Point Motorsports will field the No. …

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Truckin’ Thursday: Justin Haley, the First-Time Winner Shouldnʻt Surprise You

Haley A Star On The Rise Justin Haley picked up his first career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series win Saturday night at Gateway Motorsports Park. Interestingly enough, Haley is the first driver to earn their initial Truck win at the 1.25 mile oval in Madison, Ill. Despite being only 19 …

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Kaz Grala Secures New Sponsorship For Chicagoland Race

Kaz Grala has secured sponsorship that will allow him to compete in this weekend’s NASCAR XFINITY Series race. The No. 61 will have support from IT Coalition and Kiklos Greek Extra Virgin Olive Oil. IT Coalition is an information technology and infrastructure provider. Grala will be making his first XFINITY …

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Friday Faceoff: Which Top Driver Might Be Facing A Winless Season?

1. Once again, weather dominated the headlines this weekend. Do you think there’s anything more that NASCAR can do (tires, start times, scheduling) or is it just a case of “c’est la vie”? John Haverlin: There’s nothing more NASCAR can do. Start times and altering the schedule would be OK, but it …

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2-Headed Monster: What Should NASCAR Do To Deter Teams Failing Inspection?

This week, Kevin Harvick failed pre-qualifying inspection three times for Sunday’s Coca Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Per the NASCAR rulebook, Harvick had to start at the rear of the field and his car chief was ejected for the weekend. That raises the question: Is NASCAR handling inspecition issues …

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