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Fire on Fridays: Can Derek Kraus Make NASCAR History?

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The talk surrounding 2019 K&N Pro Series season has been largely dominated by Hailie Deegan. And for good reason. She’s young, she’s got a vibrant, no BS personality, has a large social media following–and by the way, can drive the wheels off a racecar. She kicked off the season out West with a last-lap pass …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Bobby Labonte Examines Career, Highs & Lows

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In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss the Monday matinee (June 10) at Michigan International Speedway where Joey Logano put a whippin’ on the field en route to his second victory of 2019. Spoiler alert, we didn’t like the action we saw, and neither did Kevin Harvick, who once again overcame pit …

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The Underdog House: Dogs with Chili, Slaw & a Top 20 Finish

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Top of The Class Ty Dillon is back at the head of the underdog table this week. The number 13 turned out to be plenty lucky for Dillon, as his No. 13 Chevrolet finished in the 13th position in Sunday’s STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway on Sunday (March 24). For the Germain Racing driver, the …

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Tracking the Trucks: Brett Moffitt Scores 5th 2018 Win at ISM Raceway

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In a Nutshell: Brett Moffitt took the checkered flag less than a half-second ahead of Noah Gragson to win Friday night’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Lucas Oil 150 at ISM Raceway. The driver of the No. 16 Toyota utilized a dramatic three-wide pass for the lead on the final restart with three laps remaining …

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Noah Gragson Earns Ninth Career Truck Series Pole at ISM Raceway

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Noah Gragson turned in a lap at 136.075 mph in the Final Round of qualifying to earn the pole position for Friday night’s (Nov. 9) Lucas Oil 150. The pole is Gragson’s series leading sixth of the season and ninth of his career. Texas winner Justin Haley turned a 135.221 mph lap to put his …

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NASCAR 101: 5 K&N & ARCA Drivers Who Could (Or Should!) Make Their National Series Debuts This Year

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NASCAR’s national series roster got just a little bigger this week thanks to a pair of announcements regarding driver debuts at Martinsville Speedway in the Camping World Truck Series. Tyler Ankrum will make his series debut with DGR-Crosley in the team’s No. 54, while Chase Purdy will attempt to make his first Truck Series race …

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2018 NASCAR Next Class Announced

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The 2018 NASCAR Next class was announced on Tuesday afternoon, featuring nine drivers in the developmental ranks of NASCAR who are looking to take the next step in their racing careers. Anthony Alfredo, Hailee Deegan, Riley Herbst, Derek Kraus, Chase Purdy, Will Rodgers, Zane Smith, Tanner Thorson and Ryan Vargas make up the nine-driver class. …

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K&N Racer Derek Kraus Has Paul Menard’s Support in NASCAR Career

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Home is where the heart is. And it’s where Derek Kraus finds structure and support during his first season on the NASCAR circuit. At only 16 years of age, the Wisconsin native has had a lot to learn from in 2017, tackling his rookie season in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West. For a driver too …

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