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Travis Kvapil to Race for BK Racing at Dover; Truex Future Uncertain

BK Racing team owner Ron Devine has confirmed that Ryan Truex will not be entered in the No. 83 Toyota Camry this weekend at Dover International Speedway. Travis Kvapil, who piloted the car for the organization at Loudon, will be behind the wheel for the second straight weekend. “We’re just trying some things with the …

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Chase Drivers Claw Themselves out of New Hampshire

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As the Canadian National Anthem was invoked prior to the Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire, NASCAR drivers did their best to pretend they were from Canada. The 43 drivers hit the track on an overcast Sunday afternoon, and evidently raced as aggressively as an NHL player fighting during a hockey match. The 300-lap spectacle was incredibly important, …

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Nationwide Breakdown: 300 at Kentucky

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Underdogs have a way of hitting emotions. Brendan Gaughan was the underdog of underdogs on Saturday evening. After Ty Dillon dominated much of the 300 at Kentucky Speedway, multiple late-race cautions gave his Richard Childress Racing teammate the advantage. Gaughan, 39, running his first full year in the NASCAR Nationwide Series since 2010, visited to …

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Nuts for Nationwide: Making the Most of an Opportunity for Justin Boston

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Getting that “big break” into big-time NASCAR racing is arguably tougher than in any other sport. Not only does this happen as a result of a driver’s talent; it also takes the perfect partnership between a team, sponsor and driver to get a deal done. Since making his ARCA Racing Series debut last season, Justin …

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Corey LaJoie to Make Sprint Cup Series Debut at New Hampshire

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Another second-generation racer is going to be making a splash in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Corey LaJoie, 22, is entered to run the Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway this weekend for his Sprint Cup Series debut. LaJoie will race the No. 77 Ford Fusion for Randy Humphrey Racing. The team started out the year …

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Friday Faceoff: Cheap Championships, Driver Disappointments & Joe’s Woes

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Welcome to Friday Faceoff! What do you get when you take some hot-button NASCAR topics and hand them over to our dedicated and… er, opinionated staff? A little disagreement and a whole lot of thought-provoking insight! Check out this week’s edition to see what everyone is arguing… um, we mean, discussing this week! 1. Many …

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Nuts for Nationwide: Roush Fenway Racing Looking for Late Momentum

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It has been a long year for Roush Fenway Racing, and a season full of trials and tribulations for the organization is nearly in the books. However, with eight events left in the 33-race long period, there are still plenty of chances for the Ford team to get a few victories – something that has …

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Nationwide Breakdown: Virginia529 College Savings 250

No one or nothing could stop Kyle Busch on Friday evening. After multiple races full of disappointment, Busch set sail at Richmond International Raceway for the Virginia529 College Savings 250. Leading each of the 250 laps, he won his 67th career Nationwide Series event. Busch held off Chase Elliott late in the race, but he …

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