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Eyes on Xfinity: Harrison Burton Believes He’s Xfinity Ready

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Harrison Burton‘s career has moved like a hot knife through butter over the past handful of seasons. Now, the 18-year-old and recent high school graduate believes he’s ready for the NASCAR Xfinity Series. The second-generation driver (his father is retired driver and current NBC analyst Jeff Burton) began racing at five years old. He became …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Short Track Race at Iowa Gets Christopher Bell Right

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Christopher Bell probably isn’t familiar with the short-lived rap career of boxing great Roy Jones Jr. If he was, though, he’d know that the future hall of famer’s most notable song was “Ya’ll Must’ve Forgot,” a title that was definitely applicable at the CircuitCity.com 250 at Iowa Speedway. Just in case the last few weeks, …

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Harrison Burton Leads Lone Xfinity Series Practice at Iowa

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Harrison Burton led the lone NASCAR Xfinity Series practice at Iowa Speedway. Rain and nasty weather fell upon the track in Newton, IA, so NASCAR cancelled the final practice. Earlier today (Saturday, June 15), inclement weather forced NASCAR to cancel NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series qualifying. The weather forced NASCAR to shorten the first Xfinity …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: The Kyle Busch Motorsports Shuffle

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It’s been no secret in recent years that Kyle Busch Motorsports has turned itself into one of the top Gander Outdoors Truck Series teams with the ability to win on any given race day. After all, the organization has scored two driver championships with Erik Jones and Christopher Bell since its debut in 2010. Additionally, …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Poc-oh-no, Chase Briscoe Chats Season-Best Run

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In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss a lackluster Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway where Kyle Busch cruised to the victory. That wasn’t the only reason why Busch was in the headlines this past weekend. He assessed his Truck Series team as being a “2” out of 10, …

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Kyle Busch Motorsports Shuffles Crew Chief Lineup for Nos. 4, 46

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Amid a struggle of a season thus far for its two full-time drivers, the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series team of Kyle Busch Motorsports announced immediate changes to its crew chief lineup on Wednesday (June 5). Shop foreman Wes Ward will be the interim crew chief at Texas Motor Speedway for Todd Gilliland‘s No. 4 …

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Todd Gilliland On Kyle Busch’s Criticism: ‘We Aren’t Running Like We Ought To’

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2019 hasn’t been too kind to Todd Gilliland thus far, and now his truck owner, Kyle Busch, seems to be running out of patience with the 19-year-old teenage talent. Busch commented on the performance of Gilliland and his teammate, Harrison Burton Saturday afternoon (June 1) at Pocono Raceway. Both drivers have yet to win in …

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4 Burning Questions: What’s the Biggest Surprise of 2019 So Far?

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What NASCAR team or owner might be a good fit to dive into IndyCar? Of the top tier of the stock car organizational chart, nearly all compete in multiple forms of racing. Team Penske has NASCAR, IndyCar and sports cars in addition to the Supercars in Australia. Chip Ganassi Racing has NASCAR, IndyCar and IMSA …

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ARCA Preview: General Tire 150 at Charlotte Motor Speedway

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The ARCA Menards Series heads to the Charlotte Motor Speedway on Thursday for the General Tire 150. It’ll be the second straight visit to the speedway and 21st ARCA race. ARCA debuted at Charlotte in 1996 with Tim Steele earning the first three victories. Drivers like Adam Petty, Ryan Newman, Kerry Earnhardt, Frank Kimmel, and …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Texas Motor Speedway Kicks Off the Triple Truck Challenge

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The drop of the checkered flag at Charlotte Motor Speedway last weekend for the Gander Outdoors Truck Series means that another couple of weekends off before they’re back on track. But what it also means is that the next time the series races, the Triple Truck Challenge, announced prior to the start of the season, …

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