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The Frontstretch 5: Rules NASCAR Should Ditch

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Welcome to the Frontstretch Five! Each week, Amy Henderson takes a look at the racing, the drivers and the storylines that drive NASCAR and produces a list of five people, places, things and ideas that define the current state of our sport. This week, Amy follows last week’s rules she says NASCAR should add with …

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NEMCO Motorsports and FoneFuel Partner for Charlotte Truck Race

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NEMCO Motorsports announced Tuesday that FoneFuel LLC will become the primary sponsor for the No. 8 Chevrolet in the North Carolina Education Lottery 200 at Charlotte Motor Speedway Friday night. FoneFuel will also be featured as an associate sponsor for the rest of the year on the truck. The brand new company was founded just last …

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Entry List: 2015 North Carolina Education Lottery 200 at Charlotte

Cup veterans and young stars will compete under the lights at stock car racing’s home track this weekend. NASCAR released the entry list for the Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) May 15 North Carolina Education Lottery 200 at Charlotte Motor Speedway earlier today. There are 33 entrants, meaning one team will fail to make Friday’s race. Making his …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: Erik Jones’s Debut Brings Unsavory Booth Behavior

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Welcome back, folks. Hope you had an excellent Mother’s Day Weekend. Last weekend, the Sprint Cup and Camping World Truck Series were both at Kansas Speedway. The week was up and down at best. SpongeBob SquarePants 400 Looking back, I should have seen what happened early Saturday night coming. The Braves-Nationals baseball game ran long. …

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ROK Mobile Joins Justin Boston, Kyle Busch Motorsports for Charlotte Truck Race

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When Justin Boston heads to Charlotte, he’ll have a new sponsor on board. Kyle Busch Motorsports (KBM) announced today that ROK Mobile will sponsor Boston’s No. 54 Toyota Tundra in this Friday’s North Carolina Education Lottery 200 at Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway. “I’m really honored to drive the ROK Mobile Toyota Tundra this weekend at …

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Pace Laps: Opportunity, Fuel Mileage, Make-A-Wish & More

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Xfinity Series: It’s Time for a Standalone – After another much needed off-weekend, the NASCAR Xfinity Series regulars will have their first true chance to reach Victory Lane at a non-plate track this year. Heading over to the stand-alone event in Iowa on Sunday, the division’s drivers will be up against very few (if any) …

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Matt Crafton Saves Fuel to Win 2015 Toyota Tundra 250 at Kansas

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Before the race, fans and analysts both reminded Matt Crafton that no one had ever repeated a win in Kansas. With a fast Toyota Tundra and a little luck, Crafton changed that fact on Friday night. Crafton passed Daniel Suarez in the waning laps and survived to the finish on fuel to win the NASCAR …

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Tracking the Trucks: 2015 Toyota Tundra 250 at Kansas

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In a Nutshell: Matt Crafton survived a late-race fuel mileage fight with the leaders, including dominant driver of the day Erik Jones. Jones headed to pit road with only five laps to go after leading a total of 151 laps. Tyler Reddick initially inherited the lead, but ran out of gas a couple of laps …

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Erik Jones Wins the Pole for the 2015 Toyota Tundra 250 at Kansas

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In his first weekend of doing double-duty between the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and Camping World Truck Series, Erik Jones is off to quite the impressive start. The 18-year-old has won the pole for the Toyota Tundra 250 at Kansas Speedway with a track record time of 30.101 seconds. Leading the field for the third …

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Cameron Hayley Fastest in 2015 Toyota Tundra 250 Practice at Kansas

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On Thursday, Camping World Truck Series teams were originally scheduled to have two practice sessions ahead of Friday night’s Toyota Tundra 250 at Kansas Speedway. Unfortunately, persistent rains quashed that original schedule. Once the rains finally went away and the Air Titan 2s got the 1.5-mile oval dry, NASCAR scrambled and shortened the schedule to …

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