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XFINITY Breakdown: Kyle Larson Wins, Weather Cuts Inaugural Pocono Green 250 Short

[Photo: Zach Catanzareti]

It has been approximately seven months since Kyle Larson pulled into Victory Lane in any of NASCAR’s premier divisions. However, that all changed Saturday for the inaugural XFINITY Series contest at Pocono Raceway. The forecast predicted that after Friday’s half-day full of rain, Saturday would have a blue, sunny sky with a slight chance of …

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Beyond the Cockpit: JJ Yeley on TriStar Change, Month of May and Opportunities on the Horizon

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When you think of that all-around racer, maybe compiling a list of those who have seen dirt, open wheel and stock cars, you’d be silly to forget JJ Yeley. Born in Phoenix, Arizona, Christopher “JJ” Yeley quickly became one of the most talented young talents on racetracks around the country. Winning Rookie of the Year …

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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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Couch Potato Tuesday: FOX Shows Slight Improvement, While ESPN Tries to De-emphasize St. Pete

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Greetings, everyone.  Did you like Sunday’s finish in Phoenix?  It was a good one.  I thought Kevin Harvick was a sitting duck, but he managed to pull it out just in time. Last weekend saw two races in Phoenix, plus the season opener in St. Petersburg for the Verizon IndyCar Series. Good Sam 500k On …

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Greg Biffle, Brad Keselowski Lead 2015 CampingWorld.com 500 Practice Sessions at Talladega

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On Friday afternoon, the Sprint Cup Series took to the 2.66-mile Talladega Superspeedway for two 55-minute practice sessions that would allow the teams to check out their racecars and see how they work by themselves and in the pack.  Since teams were on two two different strategies for both sessions, it is rather difficult to …

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BK Racing, JJ Yeley Adds Talladega Sponsor in Adirondack Tree Surgeons

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Say what you want about BK Racing, but you can’t deny that they’ve brought an influx of new sponsors into the sport. MAXIM. Estes. Dustless Blasting. This weekend, they’ll bring another company to the track: Adirondack Tree Surgeons. The company, a Gansevoort, N.Y. business that provides tree removal and other services, will sponsor JJ Yeley’s …

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NASCAR Penalizes 11 Teams After Charlotte

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NASCAR penalized 11 teams Wednesday and had one previously assessed penalty reduced by the National Motorsports Appeals Panel. On the Sprint Cup side, 10 teams were penalized, including two on multiple counts. The No. 24 team of Jeff Gordon was warned for failing pre-qualifying inspection multiple times. Kevin Harvick’s No. 4, Clint Bowyer’s No. 15, …

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4 Cup Teams Penalized, Lose Chicagoland Practice Time

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NASCAR announced late Tuesday it will dock four teams of practice time during this weekend’s myAFibRisk.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway for infractions occurring during last weekend’s even at Richmond International Raceway. Jeb Burton and his No. 23 BK Racing Toyota will lose 30 minutes of practice Friday for multiple infractions. The team was late to both …

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BK Racing Partners With Beds for Kids at Darlington

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BK Racing announced a partnership with NASCAR artist Sam Bass and Beds for Kids for the upcoming weekend at the Darlington Raceway. The two will come together to run a special blue and white paint scheme on the No. 26 Toyota. Beds for Kids is a local non-profit organization that operates in the Charlotte area. …

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