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XFINITY Breakdown: William Byron Claims 4th Win of 2017 at Phoenix

JR Motorsports rookie William Byron won the XFINITY Series’ Ticket Galaxy 200 at Phoenix International Raceway on Saturday afternoon thanks to taking two tires on a late restart. Normally, that would have locked Byron into the Championship 4 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. However, Byron clinched his spot earlier in the race …

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Friday Faceoff: Is NASCAR Revenge a Thing of the Past?

With Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick locked into the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series’ Round of 4 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on wins and Martin Truex Jr. on points, just one spot is up for grabs at Phoenix International Raceway.  Brad Keselowski has a substantial 19-point cushion, but will he make …

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Dalton Sargeant Returning to Truck Series at Phoenix, Homestead

MDM Motorsports announced Wednesday (Nov. 8) that Dalton Sargeant will join the team for the last two races of the 2017 season at Phoenix International Raceway and Homestead-Miami Speedway, driving the No. 99 Chevy Silverado sponsored by Performance Plus Motor Oil. “I can’t thank all of the great people at …

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Friday Faceoff: Where’s the Line in NASCAR?

Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway featured a lot of action, including Denny Hamlin spinning Chase Elliott for the lead, Kyle Busch moving Hamlin out of the way for the win and Elliott waiting for Hamlin after the race and running into the No. 11.  Were …

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Grant Enfinger Fastest in Texas CWTS Happy Hour

ThorSport Racing’s Grant Enfinger, with a lap of 29.146 seconds (185.274 mph), was fastest in the 55-minute Happy Hour practice for the Camping World Truck Series at Texas Motor Speedway held Thursday evening.  Enfinger’s lap was one-tenth of a second faster than Kyle Busch Motorsports’ Myatt Snider was second. Brad …

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RCR, Ryan Newman Add Liberty National Sponsorship for 2018

Ryan Newman will have new colors next season to go with his new Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 in 2018. Richard Childress Racing announced Wednesday morning that Liberty National Life Insurance will serve as a sponsor on the No. 31 Camaro in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series in 2018. Liberty National …

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The Underdog House: Small NASCAR Teams Thrive At Short Tracks

Cup Series racing at Martinsville is about survival and persistence. The on-track action always ruffles some feathers, best evidenced by the late-race incident between alpha dogs Denny Hamlin and Chase Elliott. What was happening between Kevin Harvick and Ryan Blaney served as the consolation sideshow. PETERS: What Happens Now For Hamlin …

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