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The Show Continues: Kyle Busch Wins in Truck Series Return at Pocono

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In his return to the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, Kyle Busch put on a show similar to his recent performances in Xfinity and Cup. Driving his own Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota, Busch held off a field of Cup stars and truck regulars on three green-white-checkered runs to win the Pocono Mountains 150 at Pocono Raceway . …

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Erik Jones Edges Out the Boss to Win 2015 Pocono Mountains 150 Pole at Pocono

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Beating the boss is quite impressive. Beating Kyle Busch is even more so, especially with his hot streak as of late. 19-year-old Erik Jones earned his fourth pole award of the year, edging out his Kyle Busch Motorsports owner/teammate in the final round of qualifying on Saturday morning for the Pocono Mountains 150. Clocking in …

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Kyle Busch to Run Truck Race at Pocono, 3 Additional Races

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Kyle Busch will pilot the No. 51 Dollar General Toyota Tundra on Saturday in the sixth annual Pocono Mountains 150 at the Pocono Raceway. Busch has yet to strap into a truck this season after making 10 starts in 2014, mostly due to a serious injury incurred in the Xfinity Series season opener at Daytona International …

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Entry List: 2015 Pocono Mountains 150 at Pocono

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After a midweek show on NASCAR’s only dirt track, the Camping World Truck Series heads to the biggest track on the circuit. NASCAR released the entry list for the Aug. 1 Pocono Mountains 150 at Pocono Raceway. The list includes 30 entrants, meaning every team will make Saturday’s race. Four NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers will …

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Friday Faceoff: What Is the Debris Caution Standard?

Eldora Million

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1) Some say the luster for Indianapolis Motor Speedway has been lost in recent years. Where would you rank the race in terms of prestige within NASCAR? Is it still a crown jewel event? Phil Allaway, Editor: It’s an important race to NASCAR but nowhere near the most competitive (if anything, it might be in …

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NASCAR 101: Is Bobby Pierce the Next Big Thing?

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It’s not always smart to use hyperbole, but sometimes it’s warranted: Bobby Pierce could be one of the next big stars in NASCAR. OK, maybe not. Perhaps the name Bobby Pierce will only surface during the NASCAR dirt race(s) each year or in relevant events in the dirt racing community. Maybe his second-place finish Wednesday …

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Kevin Harvick to Drive for JR Motorsports at Pocono

Kevin Harvick and son Keelan await the start fo the 5-hour Energy 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway

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JR Motorsports has had lots of rumors swirling in recent weeks about Sprint Cup drivers running for their program. Once Kasey Kahne drove the truck to victory in Charlotte, plenty of them wanted to get in line to drive the No. 00 Chevrolet. Thursday, the team announced one special appearance has been confirmed. Kevin Harvick …

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Tracking the Trucks: 2015 1-800-Car-Cash Mud Summer Classic at Eldora

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In a Nutshell: Dirt slinging, tires sliding, sheetmetal flying. It’s everything you ever wanted from a dirt race in NASCAR. Christopher Bell survived a flurry of cautions, including two in the final 12 laps, to take the win in the 1-800-Car-Cash Mud Summer Classic at Eldora Speedway Wednesday night. Bell emerged victorious in a green-white-checkered …

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Happiness Is… Acting, Thanking & Remembering

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This week, NASCAR provides fans with an interesting and peculiar division. It’s almost as if the governing body is playing a game of Yes and No with the schedule. It’s a tantalizing mixture, one that offers nods to the past and the present while also bringing about a beguiling look toward the future. All of that …

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Cody Erickson Reverses Fortune, Makes 2015 Eldora Truck Race

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ROSSBURG, Oh. – One year after failing to qualify, Cody Erickson redeemed himself in the third annual 1-800-Car-Cash Mud Summer Classic. Erickson, a veteran of dirt-track racing, drove from fourth to the lead in the first two turns and held off a hard-charging Ben Kennedy to win the race’s last-chance qualifier and advance to the …

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