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Tracking The Trucks: NextEra Energy Resources 250

2015 Daytona I CWTS Tyler Reddick woohoo credit NASCAR via Getty Images

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In a Nutshell: Tyler Reddick, one year after making his first Truck Series start at Daytona, coasted to his first career win. As part of a dominant night by Brad Keselowski Racing, Reddick used blocking from teammate Austin Thierault to lead the final 33 laps, coasting to the line ahead of the field by 0.173 seconds …

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Ben Kennedy Snags Sponsor for Season-Opening Daytona Race

Ben Kennedy

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Ben Kennedy will sport a brand-new sponsor for the season on the side of his No. 11 Toyota for Red Horse Racing. Local Motors, which is a company who specializes in numerous types of technologies, including 3D printing, will partner with the organization for multiple races this season. The new partnership will begin with the …

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Scott Zipadelli Joins Red Horse Racing

2014 POC 1 Larson Zipadelli ARCA Victory Lane Credit Tony Lumbis Sr

Credit: Tony Lumbis, Sr.

Just a few weeks removed from announcing Ben Kennedy had joined its lineup for the 2015 season, Red Horse Racing announced his crew chief on Friday. Veteran Scott Zipadelli has moved from the XFINITY Series to sit atop the pit box for Kennedy’s sophomore season. “Scott Zipadelli has great experience on top of the pit box and brings …

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Ben Kennedy Jumps To Red Horse Racing For 2015

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2014 Truck Series Rookie of the Year, Ben Kennedy, will be switching teams for his sophomore season. The driver announced a partnership Wednesday with Red Horse Racing, one that will put him behind the wheel of their No. 11 Toyota full-time for 2015. “I am very excited to return to the NASCAR Camping World Truck …

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2014 NASCAR Driver Review: Ben Kennedy

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Ride: No. 31 Turner Scott Motorsports Chevrolet Crew chief: Michael Shelton (14 races), Doug George (eight races) Points finish: Ninth Season stats: 22 starts, zero wins, one top 5, 7 top 10s, one pole, 58 laps led, one DNF, 11.8 average start, 13.3 average finish Best finish: Third (Martinsville – March) High Point: Kennedy led …

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The Frontstretch Five: Memories to Keep From 2014

2014 Homestead CUP Kevin Harvick Tony Stewart credit NASCAR via Getty Images

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Welcome to the Frontstretch Five, a brand-new column for 2014! Each week, Amy Henderson takes a look at the racing, the drivers and the storylines that drive NASCAR and produces a list of five people, places, things and ideas that define the current state of our sport. This week, Amy has some 2014 memories that …

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Tracking the Trucks: Ford EcoBoost 200

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Author’s Note: To all of my readers that have stuck by throughout this season that the Truck Series has struggled through: thank you! Your criticisms and praise have challenged me to think outside the box in a year that can only be considered a tough one for the series that featured several short fields, and …

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Ben Kennedy Set to Make NASCAR History at Homestead-Miami Speedway

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Once the checkered flag falls at Homestead-Miami Speedway for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series finale, NASCAR history will be made. Entering this weekend sitting eighth in points, Ben Kennedy will become the first descendant of NASCAR’s founding family to complete a season in one of the sport’s top three series. “This is it, this …

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Tracking the Trucks: fred’s 250 powered by Coca-Cola

2014 CWTS Talladega Superspeedway Timothy Peters Burnout Credit NASCAR via Getty Images

Credit: NASCAR via Getty Images

In a Nutshell: Timothy Peters took the checkered flag 0.143 seconds ahead of Tayler Malsam to win the fred’s 250 powered by Coca Cola at Talladega Superspeedway Saturday afternoon. Peters held the top spot and remained there through a green-white-checkered finish to make 2014 his sixth consecutive season with at least one win. Spencer Gallagher, …

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Tracking the Trucks: Chevrolet Silverado 250

2014 Canadian Tire Motorsports Park NCWTS Ryan Blaney German Quiroga checkered flag credit getty images

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In a Nutshell: Ryan Blaney finished 0.049 seconds ahead of German Quiroga to win Sunday afternoon’s Chevrolet Silverado 250 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. The driver of the No. 29 Ford led twice for a race-high 34 laps en route to his first win of the season. Erik Jones, Gray Gaulding and Andrew Ranger rounded …

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