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Matt Crafton, John Hunter Nemechek Lead Truck Practices at Michigan

The Camping World Truck Series held two 55-minute practices at Michigan International Speedway on Friday (Aug. 12). Matt Crafton was the fastest in the first session with a speed of 187.744 miles per hour. Rookies Chase Briscoe (187.125 mph) and Grant Enfinger (187.062 mph) took second and third place. Ryan …

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Overton’s 400 Entry List

A week after the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series’ best were vying to kiss the bricks. This weekend, they’ll all be vying to tame the track aptly named “The Tricky Triangle.” There are 38 cars on the preliminary entry list of the Overton’s 400 at Pocono Raceway this upcoming Sunday afternoon, …

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The Underdog House: NASCAR’s Small Teams Make It Work At Indy

Think Small Indianapolis Motor Speedway isn’t exactly a track known for being kind to underfunded teams.  It’s a track where aerodynamics and horsepower rule, and enough of both of those to win races usually comes at a price too steep for most of the small teams, because it begins on …

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Truex Sweeps Stages; Wins at Kentucky

Martin Truex Jr. won the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway. He was followed in the top five by Kyle Larson, Chase Elliott, Denny Hamlin, and Kyle Busch. Truex far outclassed the field, winning all three stages of the race. Both Larson and Kyle Busch …

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Beside the Rising Tide: NASCAR’s Endless Summer & Bobby Allison’s Missing Victory

How do you define summer? Meteorologically speaking, summer begins June 21st and ends September 22nd. For younger folks, “summer” is that magical period when school is closed from sometime in May or June until early September. For beachgoers, airlines, and yes, stock car racing fans, summer tends to be defined …

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Sebastien Bourdais Out For Season After Indy 500 Qualifying Crash

Sebastien Bourdais’ first season back with Dale Coyne Racing, which he drove for in 2011, has come to an unfortunate end. Bourdais suffered pelvic injuries and a broken right hip after a horrific crash during Saturday’s qualifying session at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Although he underwent successful surgery, team owner Dale …

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Nitro Shots: The Most Popular Guy in the Sport

Hockey has the Stanley Cup. The Daytona 500 has the Harley J. Earl trophy. This being the month of May, there are a number of people pursuing IndyCar’s Borg-Warner trophy. The Kentucky Derby graces winners with a blanket of roses. The NHRA’s most prestigious race, the U.S. Nationals, sees the …

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Koch Swipes First XFINITY Pole at Talladega

The NASCAR XFINITY Series qualified at the 2.66-mile Talladega Superspeedway on Saturday, May 6 for the Sparks Energy 300 later Saturday afternoon. Blake Koch set the fastest lap in the 41-car first round, at 182.522 MPH, followed by Kasey Kahne, 0.033 seconds behind. Joey Logano (182.327 MPH), Brandon Jones (182.116 …

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