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Thinkin’ Out Loud: 2020 Quaker State 400 at Kentucky

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The Headline(s): A relatively tame race ended in a chaotic final two laps, a four-wide battle for the lead and a Cup Series triumph for rookie Cole Custer, as NASCAR concluded its four-race stretch (five, including the ARCA Menards Series) over four days in the Bluegrass State. One of the wildest late-lap battles for the …

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Brett Moffitt on the Pole for Truck Series Race at Kentucky Speedway

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The NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series is back to racing after a week off. This time, drivers will compete at Kentucky Speedway in the Buckle Up in Your Truck 225 on Saturday (July 11). Brett Moffitt looks to take his No. 23 Chevrolet truck from the pole to the victory. Fellow GMS Racing …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Chase Briscoe Makes a Comeback, Ross Chastain Secures the Bag

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The NASCAR Xfinity Series took to the Tricky Triangle on Sunday afternoon, the second race of a tripleheader across the sport’s three major divisions. Chase Briscoe scored his fourth win of 2020, rebounding nicely after spinning from the lead on lap 70. Briscoe suffered a flat tire and was forced to pit, but drove back …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Riley Herbst Blocking Out Haters

Riley Herbst in Daytona, February 2020

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With a crop of young but relatively inexperienced talent filling Joe Gibbs Racing’s NASCAR Xfinity Series program in 2020, expectations were limited. Collectively, each of the three drivers put those expectations to the side, including Riley Herbst, who made the jump to full-time competition in 2020. Herbst has spent the majority of the past three …

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The Underdog House ⁠— Talladega Monday: The Ballad of John Hunter Nemechek

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Top Dog John Hunter Nemechek was not only the top underdog contender in Monday’s (June 22) rain delayed GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway, he also very nearly walked away with the victory. Even being swept up in a crash as the field thundered towards the finish line didn’t stop him from crossing the stripe in …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Harrison Burton Leads Laps that Paid in Homestead

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As the laps wound down on Saturday’s (June 13) NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway, the victory appeared to be going to Noah Gragson. With under 10 laps to go, the No. 9 Chevrolet led by over 10 seconds. However, that was erased when Ryan Sieg spun with seven laps to go. After the …

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Harrison Burton Outlasts Field to Win from Pole at Homestead

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Nineteen-year-old Harrison Burton came out of nowhere to win the Hooters 250 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Saturday (June 13) afternoon, his second win of the year and his young career. The second-generation driver got around Noah Gragson on the final restart to lead the final two laps of the race, the only laps he led …

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Grant Enfinger Outruns Austin Hill, Wins Vet Tix Camping World 200

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It took battling side-by-side with Austin Hill for nearly a full lap, but Grant Enfinger held on to win Saturday afternoon’s Vet Tix Camping World 200 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. The NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series’ second race back after the season halted in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic was also just …

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Xfinity Breakdown: 2020 Alsco 300 at Charlotte

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It was the Kyle Busch show once again in the Xfinity Series. Leading a race-high 94 laps, Busch, in his No. 54 Toyota Supra, won the first two stages with ease, bounced back from a speeding penalty in the final stage, and made a bold pass on Austin Cindric on the final lap to claim …

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Return to Racing: Where the Truck Series Left Off When NASCAR was Sidelined

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The last time the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series was on track was more than three months ago, but tonight the series returns at Charlotte Motor Speedway for the North Carolina Education Lottery 200. In a field expanded to 40 trucks, courtesy of a mandate for no practice or qualifying in the wake of precautions …

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