Race Weekend Central

Erik Jones Returns to Victory Lane with 2015 American Ethanol 200 Win at Iowa

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After two months of frustrating losses, Erik Jones finally found his way back to victory lane. Erik Jones outpaced the field from the pole in his No. 4 Special Olympics World Games Toyota to win the American Ethanol 200, his fifth-career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory, and the first of a tumultuous 2015 campaign. The Berne, …

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Erik Jones Takes 2015 American Ethanol 200 Pole at Iowa

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Looking for his first victory of 2015, Erik Jones will lead the field to green in Iowa. Jones put down a 23.129-second lap to take the Keystone Light Pole Award for tonight’s American Ethanol 200 at Iowa Speedway. The result is Jones’s third pole of the year, following poles at Kansas and Texas. John Hunter …

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Erik Jones Quickest in Lone 2015 American Ethanol 200 Practice at Iowa

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Coming off another dominating performance that turned into a disappointing finish last weekend at Gateway, Erik Jones is back at it. The 19-year-old was quickest in final practice for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series on Friday, clocking in a time of 23.153 seconds (136.051 mph). Jones edged out new Kyle Busch Motorsports teammate Christopher Bell by …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: A Closer Look At Danica Patrick’s FOX Debut

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Welcome back, race fans. I have to tell you, last weekend was frustrating as heck. Rain bites; it’s as simple as that. Here in Upstate New York, local racing was rained out Friday night due to severe thunderstorms. Sunday saw downpours in Michigan and Saturday saw the same in Illinois. Weak. Quicken Loans 400 Sunday’s …

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Tracking the Trucks: 2015 Drivin’ for Linemen 200 at Gateway

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In a Nutshell: When the dust settled and the two dominant trucks of the night sat idle off the track, Cole Custer was there to take the checkered flag in the rain-delayed Drivin’ for Linemen 200 at Gateway Motorsports Park Saturday night. Custer took advantage of a missed shift by Tyler Reddick that stacked up …

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Rain Ends 2015 Drivin’ for Linemen 200 Qualifying Early at Gateway

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A short but heavy rain brought NASCAR Camping World Truck Series qualifying to an abrupt end at Gateway Motorsports Park – forcing the field to be set based on points. With just a few laps on the board, Erik Jones jumped out front and was the fastest of the group. It was a continuation of the …

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Friday Faceoff: Penalties, Crew Chief Swaps & Manufacturers

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Welcome to Friday Faceoff, our weekly NASCAR roundtable where the Frontstretch experts give their take on major storylines surrounding the sport. Here’s a few major questions we’re trying to answer heading into Pocono this weekend. 1) Jimmie Johnson‘s written warning P1 penalty was rescinded by a NASCAR Appeals Panel this week. Major debate has ensued. …

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Tracking the Trucks: 2015 WinStar World Casino & Resort 400 at Texas

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In a Nutshell: Matt Crafton scored his third victory in seven races this season with a convincing half-second win over Daniel Suarez in Friday night’s WinStar World Casino & Resort 400. The driver of the No. 88 Menards Toyota held off a late-race side-by-side challenge from Suarez and led a race-high 77 laps en route …

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Erik Jones, Matt Crafton to Start on Front Row for 2015 WinStar World Casino 400 at Texas

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After three rounds of knockout qualifying, it was Erik Jones and Matt Crafton who came out on top and will lead the field to the green flag for tonight’s WinStar World Casino 400K at Texas Motor Speedway. With a speed of 181.074, Jones scored his fourth career Camping World Truck Series pole award. Daniel Suarez, …

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Chris Buescher Maintains Fuel, Steals 2015 Buckle Up 200 Victory at Dover

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If there is one thing Miles the Monster wasn’t hungry for on Saturday afternoon, it was Chris Buescher’s fuel tank. Going 98 laps on one tank of gas, he stretched mileage long enough to take the checkered flag at Dover for his second victory of the 2015 Xfinity Series season – and in the last …

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