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Erin Crocker Gives Women in Racing a Bad Name

Ray Evernham has made it very clear that his personal relationship with Craftsman Truck Series driver Erin Crocker is exactly that… personal and completely off limits. That’s fine if he wants to believe that, and frankly I neither want to nor need to know the details. As a matter of fact those details are completely …

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Mirror Driving: Are NASCAR Rookies Out of Control?

With a number of inexperienced rookies coming into the Cup Series next year, should there be a higher standard set by NASCAR before a driver is allowed to race in Nextel Cup? Two very inexperienced rookies took out some big contenders Sunday.

Tracking the Trucks: 2006 Kroger 200 at Martinsville

Jack Sprague finally got the proverbial monkey off his back Saturday afternoon in the Kroger 200 at Martinsville. In his 13th career start, he finally took a checkered flag at a track that’s given him more than his share of bad luck through the years.

Battle Royale 2006… with Trucks?

There’s a championship battle heating up, and it’s not in Nextel Cup with its made for TV, NFL-wannabe Chase (although those points are artificially tight). It’s not in the NASCAR Busch Series, either – that title could be wrapped up as soon as Friday night, even though there’s still five races remaining in the season. No, the points race this year finds itself in the Craftsman Truck Series… where things find themselves just getting heated up.

Tracking the Trucks: 2006 John Deere 250 at Talladega

Mark Martin scored his fifth win of the 2006 season Saturday afternoon in the John Deere 250, taking the checkered flag under caution over Mike Skinner after a wild four-truck wreck occurred on the race’s final lap. Ted Musgrave, Todd Bodine and AJ Allmendinger rounded out the top-five finishers in the first Truck Series race ever held at Talladega.

Tracking the Trucks: 2006 Smith’s Las Vegas 350

After a season of frustration, Mike Skinner finally broke through to score his first Truck Series win of 2006 Saturday night in the Smith’s Las Vegas 350. Taking the lead on the final restart on lap 126, Skinner held off Ted Musgrave by .309 seconds to score his first career victory at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

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