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Brett Moffitt Holds Off Chandler Smith to Claim Bristol Truck Victory

Brett Moffit standing tall after his Bristol win (Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

2018 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series champion Brett Moffitt has opened the 2019 NGOTS playoffs with a statement. In quest of his title defense, Moffitt led a combined 65 laps in the victory of the UNOH 200 at Bristol Motor Speedway. The 27-year-old fought off a hard charge from rookie Chandler Smith in the final …

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Brett Moffitt Edges Ross Chastain for 2019 UNOH 200 Pole

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NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series playoff contender Brett Moffitt won the pole for Thursday’s (Aug. 16) UNOH 200 with a speed of 127.690 mph around the half-mile Bristol Motor Speedway. .@Brett_Moffitt will start tonight's #UNOH200 from the pole! #ItsBristolBaby | #NASCAR pic.twitter.com/ha6z2ldH5N — BristolMotorSpeedway (@BMSupdates) August 15, 2019 Fellow playoff driver Ross Chastain clocked in …

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Dale Earnhardt Jr., Family Involved in Tennessee Plane Crash

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UPDATE: The National Transportation Safety Board held a press conference Friday afternoon (Aug. 16) to discuss its initial findings in the accident investigation. After detailing where the flight originated and the weather during in the area at the time of the accident, NTSB senior investigator Ralph Hicks shared details about the crash. “We were able …

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The 12: NASCAR Power Rankings Consumers Energy 400 Edition

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Kevin Harvick outlasted the competition on fuel mileage to claim the victory in the Consumers Energy 400 at Michigan International Speedway. Is Harvick all of a sudden heating up charged for another championship run? On paper, Brad Keselowski may have had the best car at Michigan to grab a much-needed victory. Since Keselowski has not …

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Kevin Harvick Overcomes Flat Tire, Fuel Concerns to Claim Michigan Victory

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In the shadows of the motor city, the Fords from Team Penske’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series stable brought incredible speed and performance to Michigan International Raceway but lacked one thing: fuel mileage. Instead of a Penske victory, fellow Ford driver Kevin Harvick reaped the benefits of a flawlessly executed economy run to the checkered …

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Austin Cindric Dominates Mid-Ohio, Earns Second Consecutive Xfinity Win

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The month of August has been quite favorable to Austin Cindric. A week after scoring his first career NASCAR Xfinity Series victory, Cindric once again was found celebrating in victory lane after claiming the checkered flag of the B&L Transport 170 at the 2.258-mile Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Leading a combined 47 laps, the 20-year-old …

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Friday Faceoff: Should NASCAR Step In During Incidents of Retribution?

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Last week, there were several incidents of retribution among NASCAR’s top series, including Kyle Busch/Bubba Wallace, Jimmie Johnson/Ryan Blaney and Justin Allgaier/Ross Chastain. Is there a point where NASCAR should step in? Wesley Coburn: Kyle Busch and Bubba Wallace, probably not; Wallace was stupid, and he’ll be paid back sometime later in the season. Jimmie Johnson …

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The 12: NASCAR Power Rankings Quaker State 400 Edition

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Kurt Busch got some redemption on Saturday night. While lightning struck in Daytona, costing him a potential victory, he was sure not going to be denied in Kentucky. The elder Busch got his first victory of the season as well as bragging rights over beating his little brother for the win. How will this translate …

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Sheldon Creed, Brennan Poole Lead Charlotte Truck Series Practices

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Rookie Sheldon Creed and Brennan Poole led the two NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series practices Friday morning (May 17) ahead of the North Carolina Education 200. The first session, measuring 50 minutes in length, saw all trucks entered take to the track, with exception to Camden Murphy‘s No. 8 Chevrolet, which was notably absent. Creed …

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