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Eric McClure Leaves JGL Racing, Returns to TriStar Motorsports

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Eric McClure is on the move once again. Over the offseason, the Virginia native announced he would be leaving TriStar Motorsports for JGL Racing. However, after nine races, McClure is heading back to his old team. JGL Racing and McClure have parted ways after tallying up two top-25 finishes through nine events. Bringing his No. …

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Kevin Harvick, Erik Jones Quickest in 2015 Spongebob Squarepants 400 Practices at Kansas

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The 1.5-mile tracks have been Kevin Harvick‘s strong suit since he joined Stewart-Haas Racing last year. This season has been no different for the reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion. Harvick was quickest in the first practice session of the day at Kansas Speedway, with a time of 28.306 seconds. His momentum continued to Happy Hour …

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Fire Erupts at Leavine Family Racing Shop

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A fire erupted throughout the back portion of Leavine Family Racing’s shop on Friday morning. Located in Concord, N.C., the blaze started at approximately 7 a.m., with firefighters from Concord and Harrisburg putting under control within an hour and a half, according to WSOC-TV. According to Motorsport.com, cars were damaged in the fire, but the …

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Beyond the Cockpit: Mason Mitchell Adjusting to Life as a Team Owner

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Owning a team in stock car racing is quite difficult. But at 20 years old, Mason Mitchell has become a leader for his self-owned ARCA Series team, Mason Mitchell Motorsports.  Don’t be fooled by the alliteration, especially since Mitchell piloted his No. 98 Ford to the winner’s circle once last season en route to the …

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Eyes on Xfinity: It’s Time for Change & Here’s How to Do It

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Every week, I have a considerable amount of comments on each article I write pertaining to the NASCAR Xfinity Series. Usually, it pertains to NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers running in NASCAR’s version of baseball’s Triple-A. Well, I think it is time to attack this growing concern from NASCAR fans. First off, the Xfinity Series …

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Pace Laps: Follow the Leader, Xfinity Dominance, & Other Racing Worlds

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Sprint Cup Series: Jr. Wins But… – The easy aspect of the race at Talladega is that Dale Earnhardt Jr. won which is ostensibly good for the sport because of his continued popularity. The question, however, that slipped by with his victory is whether or not the racing was any good. If you’re a fan of …

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Xfinity Series Breakdown: 2015 Winn Dixie 300 at Talladega

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It was another stunning weekend for Team Penske in the NASCAR Xfinity Series as Joey Logano piloted the No. 22 Ford to Victory Lane for the third time in 2015 – holding off the hard-charging Brian Scott in the process. Leading 40 laps on Saturday afternoon at Talladega Superspeedway, Logano was able to run up front …

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Roush Fenway Racing Duo Quickest in 2015 GEICO 500 Practices at Talladega

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2012 was the last time a Roush Fenway Racing car earned a victory at Talladega Superspeedway. Last year, one of its three drivers, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., missed the fall event at the track to due NASCAR’s erratic qualifying method. However, entering the sport’s largest track this season, Stenhouse is determined to contend for a victory. …

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Erik Jones Fastest in Lone 2015 Winn Dixie 300 Practice at Talladega

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A day after being announced as Kyle Busch‘s replacement in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, Erik Jones was back in a race car. Piloting the No. 20 Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing, the 18-year-old was quickest in the lone practice session of the weekend at Talladega Superspeedway for the NASCAR Xfinity Series. Putting up a …

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CJ Faison to Run Dover Truck Series Race with Premium Motorsports

After a two-year hiatus from NASCAR competition, CJ Faison is set to strap back into the seat of a truck. On Friday afternoon, Faison announced via YouTube that he will be returning to the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at Dover International Speedway on May 29 for the Lucas Oil 200. Running for Premium Motorsports, …

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