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Thinkin’ Out Loud: 2019 Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The Headline(s): Martin Truex, Jr. quipped that he did his best work after 10 p.m., and that proved to be the case during a marathon Coca-Cola 600. Capping a dominant performance over the last 150 laps of Sunday’s race and capitalizing on a controversial pit cycle that saw Truex dump backmarker Bayley Currey only to …

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Entry List: 2019 Toyota Owners 400

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

The entry list for the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond Raceway has been released. 37 cars are competing for 40 spots on the grid for Saturday’s race (April 13).  That means all cars will make the field and compete under the lights in the 400-lap event. There’s just one …

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Entry List: 2019 Food City 500

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

This weekend, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to Bristol Motor Speedway (April 7) for the Food City 500, the eighth event of the 2019 season.  38 cars make up this weekend’s entry lists for 40 spots on the grid, meaning nobody will go home after qualifying. There are only a few minor changes …

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Kyle Busch Wins iK9 Service Dog 200 at ISM Raceway

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Kyle Busch led 116 of the 200 laps en route to winning the iK9 Service Dog 200 at ISM Raceway, his second consecutive victory in the Xfinity Series. Busch won by a 3.025-second margin over Ryan Truex, who earned his career-best Xfinity Series finish. Despite the seemingly easy nature of the victory, it was not …

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Bayley Currey Making Cup Debut at ISM

(Photo: Bayley Currey's Facebook page)

Bayley Currey will make his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series debut this weekend at ISM Raceway, driving for Rick Ware Racing in its No. 52 in the TicketGuardian 500 on March 10, the driver announced March 6. Ready to roll to @ISMRaceway for my #monsterenergycupseries debut in the @RickWareRacing #52! pic.twitter.com/YpkGR8i1OD — Bayley Currey ?? …

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Bayley Currey to Run Partial Truck Season With Vizion Motorsports

(Photo: Bayley Currey's Facebook page)

Vizion Motorsports, formerly known as NextGen Motorsports, has hired Bayley Currey to run its entry during the 2019 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series season. Currey, 22, will drive the No. 35 Toyota Tundra in certain races throughout the season, though the team does not have a specific number in mind. However, Vizion Motorsports will not …

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Entry List: Corrigan Oil 200

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade/NKP)

For the Camping World Truck Series, there are 34 trucks entered in Saturday’s Corrigan Oil 200 at Michigan International Speedway.  As a result, two trucks will go home without having the opportunity to race. There are a number of changes for this weekend.  Kyle Busch has reached the maximum number of starts allowed for a …

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Entry List: North Carolina Education Lottery 200

(Photo: Matthew T. Thacker/NKP)

For Friday night’s Camping World Truck Series North Carolina Education Lottery 200, there are currently 38 trucks entered.  As a result, there will be six teams that will be forced to retreat without racing. The biggest change of the week is that Todd Gilliland is now the full-time driver of the No. 4 for Kyle …

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Entry List: JEGS 200

(Photo: Logan Whitton/NKP)

The Camping World Truck Series has been off for the last month since Martinsville.  That ends on Thursday when teams pull into Dover International Speedway for Friday’s JEGS 200.  34 teams are currently entered for the race. Driver change-wise, Joe Nemechek returns to the No. 8 NEMCO Motorsports Chevrolet, replacing his son John Hunter Nemechek.  …

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Eyes on XFINITY: Bayley Currey Impresses in Series Debut

(Photo: Bayley Currey's Facebook page)

Prior to Saturday’s My Bariatric Solutions 300 at Texas Motor Speedway, not many people knew the name Bayley Currey. Some people still may not know who he is. Currey, 21, recently moved to the Charlotte area to pursue a mechanical engineering degree at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte, transferring from Texas State University. While schooling …

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