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Chandler Smith Leads Lone Knoxville Truck Practice

#18: Chandler Smith, Kyle Busch Motorsports, Toyota Tundra Safelite AutoGlass

Chandler Smith posted the fastest speed in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series practice at Knoxville Raceway July 8. Matt Crafton, Derek Kraus, Donny Schatz and Hailie Deegan rounded out the top five. Schatz is making his series debut for David Gilliland Racing in the No. 17. There were a few drivers who experienced issues …

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Hailie Deegan Returning to SRX at Nashville

2021 Charlotte Trucks Hailie Deegan helmet NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Hailie Deegan will compete in the Camping World SRX Series season finale at Fairgrounds Speedway, the series announced July 8. She will join Chase Elliott as the two non-series regulars in the Fairgrounds Speedway event. The series will wrap its six-race inaugural season at the Fairgrounds in Nashville on Saturday, July 10, at 8 p.m. …

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USA Network Airing Cup Playoffs Doc in 2022

Denny Hamlin and Kyle Larson pack racing in 2021 spring Phoenix NASCAR Cup race. (Photo: NKP)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

NASCAR and NBC Universal have teamed up to make a documentary series about this season’s NASCAR Cup Series playoffs, Deadline reports. The documentary series has a working title of Race for the Championship. It will contain eight episodes, which will air in 2022 on USA Network. NBC currently is airing its portion of the NASCAR Cup and …

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ARCA Preview: 2021 Menards 250 at Elko

ARCA Elko Race 2019

(Photo: ARCA)

For the seventh time in series history, the ARCA Menards Series travels to Elko Speedway this weekend. The 0.375-mile track is the shortest on the circuit; therefore, the drivers will complete the most laps in any race this season (250) in the Menards 250. Despite its relative newness to the ARCA schedule, which included being …

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Ernie Francis Jr. Holds Off the Field, Wins SRX Race at Lucas Oil

2021 SRX Knoxville Ernie Francis Jr. car (Credit: Tom Bowles)

(Photo: Tom Bowles)

On the night before July 4, the Camping World SRX Series field put on fireworks of their own at Lucas Oil Raceway. After a calm first two heats, the intensity level ramped up, but Ernie Francis Jr. fended off all challengers to win Saturday night (July 3). “Man, I’m totally speechless, this is incredible,” Francis …

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Parker Price-Miller Debuting for Jordan Anderson at Knoxville

2021 Charlotte Trucks Keith McGee racing Jordan Anderson Racing team No 3 NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Jordan Anderson Racing will welcome a new driver behind its No. 3 Chevrolet in the upcoming NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Knoxville Raceway. Parker Price-Miller will attempt to make his Truck Series debut, the team announced Friday (July 2). Sponsors for Price-Miller’s debut will be announced at a future date. “Parker is a …

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Frontstretch 5: Drivers Who Should Race in SRX

2021 SRX Knoxville pace car (Credit: Tom Bowles)

Photo: Tom Bowles

The first-ever Camping World SRX Series season is halfway complete. Doug Coby won the first event at Stafford Motor Speedway, followed by Tony Stewart winning the next two events at Knoxville Raceway and Eldora Speedway, respectively. While only nine drivers are running in SRX full time, the series’ driver field could be expanded if it is …

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Corey Heim Ends Ty Gibbs’ Winning Streak, Wins ARCA Race at Pocono

2021 ARCA Mid-Ohio Corey Heim (Credit: Emilee Chinn/ARCA Racing used with permission)

Photo: Emilee Chinn/ARCA Racing used with permission

As Ty Gibbs sought to tie the all-time ARCA Menards Series winning streak at five, Venturini Motorsports teammates Corey Heim and Chandler Smith worked together and Heim ended up victorious at Pocono Raceway on Friday (June 25). Heim grabbed the lead on wild final restart en route to winning the 2021 General Tire #AnywhereIsPossible 200. …

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Ty Gibbs Leads ARCA Final Practice at Pocono

2021 ARCA Pocono Ty Gibbs, No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota (Credit: NKP)

Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

After leading the first ARCA Menards Series practice yesterday at Pocono Raceway, Ty Gibbs followed suit by leading the final practice session ahead of tonight’s (June 25) General Tire #AnywhereIsPossible 200. Gibbs posted the fastest time at 52.625 seconds, 0.682 seconds ahead of the second quickest Corey Heim. Making his first ARCA start this year …

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