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Truckin’ Thursdays: Preparing for Series Debut at Knoxville

2021 SRX Knoxville Raceway Track (Credit: Tom Bowles)

(Photo: Tom Bowles)

This weekend, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series heads to Knoxville Raceway for the penultimate race of the 2021 regular season. Just two races remain to set the playoff field, and four drivers have already clinched based on wins (Ben Rhodes, John Hunter Nemechek, Sheldon Creed and Todd Gilliland), and Austin Hill locked himself in …

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Thinkin’ Dirty: 2021 Historic 100 at West Virginia Motor Speedway

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Photo Credit: World Racing Group via Jim DenHamer

The Headlines The All-Star Circuit of Champions’ NOS-fueled bender, a bumpy debut in Indy and country roads take Superman home. Our Feature Spotlights Thursday, June 3 Spotlight: All-Star Circuit of Champions Where: Fairbury American Legion Speedway – Fairbury, Ill. (streamed on Flo Racing) Why We Chose It: At $5,000-to-win, Thursday’s highest-paying race. Series points leader …

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Donny Schatz Joining David Gilliland Racing at Knoxville Truck Event

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Donny Schatz will compete for David Gilliland Racing in his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut at Knoxville Raceway, the team announced Wednesday (June 2). Schatz will drive the No. 17 Little Giant Ford on the dirt track. Though it’s his first time in a NASCAR Truck, he has 27 career wins at Knoxville, including …

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Thursday Morning Thunder, Vol. 9: Recapping Dirt Racing’s 2021 ‘Preseason’

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Photo Credit: World Racing Group

This article is a week late, but that’s what happens when the World of Outlaws chooses to go all Cup Series on dirt racing fans like they did with turning the Bristol Bash into the Bristol Invitational last week.  With the majority of dirt racing series having left the state of Florida and scattering, concluding …

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Thinkin’ Dirty, Vol. 7: 2021 DirtCar Nationals & Tragedy at New Smyrna

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Photo Credit: World Racing Group via Trent Gower

The Main Event – Hanover, Pa.’s Logan Schuchart scored his second winged sprint car victory of Speedweeks at Volusia Speedway Park Sunday, driving away with two laps to go to win the second World of Outlaws feature of 2021 after disaster struck for polesitter Donny Schatz. Schatz, who had led the opening 28 laps and …

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Thinkin’ Dirty, Vol. 6: 2021 Winternationals & Sunshine Swing

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Photo Credit: World Racing Group via Jim DenHamer

The A-Main – New Shirley, Texas, young gun Tyler Erb scored arguably the biggest win of his career Saturday night, the $15,000 finale of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series residency at East Bay Raceway Park. Erb took advantage of a slight bobble by Watertown, N.Y.’s Tim McCreadie on a lap-32 restart, grabbing the …

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