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Tearing Apart the Trucks: A 3rd Driver in the 2007 Truck Series Title Mix

Just when you thought the Truck Series points race couldn’t get more exciting, the Smith’s Las Vegas 350 did just that. The combination of a dominating win by Travis Kvapil and a blown tire for Ron Hornaday Jr. has tightened up the points race just a little more… opening the door to make it a …

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Mirror Driving: A Hamlin-Petty Brawl, Are Dover Pits Too Small? & Team Orders Leave Us Appalled

Kyle Petty and Denny Hamlin got into it at Dover, after Petty confronted Hamlin in his car following a nasty incident. Who should be apologizing to who?

Tearing Apart the Trucks: Jacques Villeneuve Set to Make His Debut

Tomorrow evening, when the Craftsman Truck Series field takes the green flag for the Smith’s Las Vegas 350 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, former Formula 1 driver Jacques Villeneuve will make his NASCAR debut in the No. 27 Toyota Tundra for Bill Davis Racing. Villeneuve is scheduled to run the remaining seven races of the …

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Rick Crawford Driver Diary: Drag Racing, Sweet Trucks & Toyota’s Secret

We had a solid top-five run at Bristol. It was exciting to run there, especially on the new pavement at Bristol Motor Speedway. Well, actually the new concrete rather. Let me rephrase that. It’s a new concrete surface. Bruton Smith and all the staff at Bristol Motor Speedway did a terrific job designing the new …

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Tearing Apart the Trucks: A NASCAR Championship That’s Far From Decided

As the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series rolls into New Hampshire International Speedway for the 18th race of the season, Ron Hornaday Jr. finds himself leading the points for the first time since 1999. Mike Skinner had led the championship standings since he won the second race of the year at the California Speedway and found …

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Mirror Driving: Is Junior’s Situation Bad? Chase Changes: Did They Make You Mad? & Is Toyota Feeling Rad?

Wednesday will make it official – Joe Gibbs Racing is switching to Toyota. What do you expect the immediate impact on the team will be?

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