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JJ Yeley Replaces David Starr at TriStar Motorsports

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Out with the old and in with the new is what TriStar Motorsports announced on Wednesday evening as Sprint Cup veteran JJ Yeley will replace NASCAR veteran David Starr in the No. 44 Toyota in the XFINITY Series for TriStar Motorsports starting at Talladega. Starr, 48, has been running full-time with TriStar Motorsports for the past …

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XFINITY Breakdown: Chase Elliott Chasing History At Daytona

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(Photo: Mike Neff)

Chase Elliott will start Sunday as the youngest pole winner in Daytona 500 history. Saturday, the 20-year-old proved why he’s ready to graduate to NASCAR’s top level full-time. Elliott drove a masterful race down the stretch in the JR Motorsports No. 88 Chevy, taking the lead from Joey Logano on lap 107 and then using teammate …

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Kyle Larson Fastest in 2015 Ford EcoBoost 300 Xfinity Practice at Homestead

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(Credit: Mike Neff, Frontstretch)

On Friday afternoon, the Xfinity Series held a 45-minute practice session at Homestead-Miami Speedway ahead of Saturday’s season-ending Ford EcoBoost 300. The rain that ended Sprint Cup practice early did not affect the session.  However, the tire wear and increased amount of rubber on the track did. Much like in Camping World Truck Series practice …

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Whataburger to Sponsor David Starr at Texas

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(Credit: CIA Stock Photography)

They say everything is bigger in Texas. And for San Antonio, Texas-based fast food chain Whataburger, that statement couldn’t be more true. The chain will be onboard the No. 44 Toyota Camry for TriStar Motorsports’ David Starr this weekend at Texas Motor Speedway. According to a statement released from the team, Starr will for the …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: ESPN Sidesteps Stewart Bristol Salute

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(Credit: CIA Stock Photography. Copyright 2014)

This past weekend, the Sprint Cup, Nationwide and Camping World Truck series were all in action at Bristol Motor Speedway, but don’t be looking for the latter here. I will be covering the Camping World Truck Series UNOH 200 presented by Zloop later this week in the Critic’s Annex, along with the ARCA race from …

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Mirror Driving: Funding Jeff Gordon, Driver vs. Team & Steve Park, Please Come Back!

Jeff Gordon, a four-time champion and one of NASCAR’s most popular drivers is currently without a full-time sponsor for 2011. Just how troubling is that in the context of the sport as a whole? And who will end up on the side of his car next year?

Who’s Hot/Who’s Not in NASCAR: 2010 NAPA Auto Parts 200 at Montreal Edition

Oh la la! What a race in Montreal on Sunday, the type where the fans gave a standing ovation longer than some stayed in the stands at Chicagoland this year. That French kiss of fresh energy has everyone buzzing about a second-tier division whose ratings have quietly risen 6% during a year where NASCAR’s sky is falling.

Tearing Apart the Trucks: ESR Set to Make Truck Series Debut

With just nine races remaining to determine the 2010 championship, the Camping World Truck Series rolls into Chicagoland Speedway for the EnjoyIllinois.com 225 Friday night. Todd Bodine holds a healthy lead over Aric Almirola in second, but the top five is all but decided despite so much action remaining this season. While the rest of …

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