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Entry List: 2015 UNOH 200 Presented by ZLOOP at Bristol

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The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series ran wide open last weekend at Michigan. Just four days later, they’ll rely heavily on their brakes. NASCAR released the preliminary entry list for the Aug. 19 UNOH 200 presented by ZLOOP at Bristol Motor Speedway. The list currently includes 37 entries, meaning five teams will fail to make …

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Pace Laps: Using the Bumper & Short Track Excursions

Lyle larson leads a pack of cars during the Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway

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Sprint Cup Series: What A Drag – Michigan’s high-drag package was dragged down by poor reviews from the start. Drivers complained openly leading into the weekend that passing was problematic; loose conditions getting behind another driver bogged them down aerodynamically and left everyone running in place. Still, NASCAR thought the many grooves of Michigan International …

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Kyle Busch Captures 1st Truck Series Win in 2015 Careers for Veterans 200 at Michigan

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Kyle Busch’s checklist is getting shorter and shorter. Checking off Michigan International Speedway on the win list in the Camping World Truck Series, Busch overcame a speeding penalty on lap 27 to win the Careers for Veterans 200 – his second series win of 2015 and 44th of his career. “First win for me, first …

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Tracking the Trucks: 2015 Careers for Veterans 200 at Michigan

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In a Nutshell: Pit-road issues gave way to pure speed and talent in a wild Saturday afternoon at Michigan International Speedway. Kyle Busch overcame an early speeding penalty and multiple late-race restarts to claim his second-consecutive NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory. Busch led a race-high 44 laps laps in the victory, including the final …

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Matt Crafton Tops 2015 Careers for Veterans 200 Qualifying in Michigan, First Pole Since 2012

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Two-time defending NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Matt Crafton has accomplished a lot in the last two years, but on a warm Saturday morning in Michigan, he earned something he hadn’t obtained since 2012: A pole award. Crafton laid down a 39.024-second lap around the 2-mile Michigan International Speedway to take the Keystone Light Pole …

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Off the Wall With: John Hunter Nemechek

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driverJohn Hunter Nemechek in the garage at Phoenix International Raceway

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Welcome to Off the Wall With…, where we ask your favorite drivers five questions that are… well, off the wall! We’ll check in with a different driver each week to get a peek into life outside the racecar. This week, we’ve got rising Truck Series star John Hunter Nemechek. What’s fun besides racing? John Hunter …

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Matt Crafton Paces Final 2015 Careers for Veterans 200 Practice at Michigan

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The two-time defending champion is quickest at NASCAR’s fastest track. Matt Crafton ran a blazing 186.659-mph lap to top Friday’s final NASCAR Camping World Truck Series practice at Michigan International Speedway. Crafton’s 38.573-second lap was just under a tenth of a second quicker than second-place Daniel Hemric (38.666), who topped opening practice for Saturday’s Careers for Veterans …

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Daniel Hemric Tops Opening 2015 Careers for Veterans 200 Practice in Michigan

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Looking for his first-career win, Daniel Hemric led the field on a hot Friday practice session in Michigan. Hemric laid down a 38.917-second lap to top opening NASCAR Camping World Truck Series practice for tomorrow’s Careers For Veterans 200 Presented by Cooper Standard and Brad Keselowski’s Checkered Flag Foundation. Cameron Hayley ended the session with …

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NASCAR 101: NASCAR Drivers from the Mitten

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When I was growing up, the one NASCAR race weekend I could always count on seeing each year was one at Michigan International Speedway, whether it was the June or August race (the latter, usually). Good thing, too – the track didn’t always have a stellar reputation for putting on a great show on TV, …

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Tyler Tanner, MAKE Motorsports Partner for 2015 Careers for Veterans 200 at Michigan

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It’s been a mystery as to who was going to drive the No. 50 MAKE Motorsports entry this weekend at Michigan International Speedway. However, on Thursday afternoon the team announced via its Twitter page that 24-year-old Tyler Tanner will drive the team’s No. 50 entry in this weekend’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Careers for Veterans 200. …

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