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NASCAR 101: Related Drivers in NASCAR

2016 Fontana NXS Ty Dillon Austin Dillon Brett Moist NKP

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This column was all set. Perfect, even — the idea, that is. It was timely, fitting, whatever. Then Carson Ware dropped off the Gander Outdoors Truck Series entry list for this weekend at Martinsville Speedway. But you know what? Screw it. Doing it anyway. In the event that Ware returns to the entry list (until …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Playoff Drivers, Tanner Gray’s Debut Among Martinsville Storylines

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Setting the Championship 4 Following a wild finish at Talladega Superspeedway that saw Johnny Sauter penalized, Spencer Boyd was the one who emerged victorious. That means no playoff driver locked their way into the Championship 4 the last time the Gander Outdoors Truck Series raced. Defending champion Brett Moffitt holds the advantage with a 45-point …

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Jeb Burton Back With Niece Motorsports at Martinsville

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Jeb Burton will return to Niece Motorsports’ NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series team for next weekend’s NASCAR Hall of Fame 200 at Martinsville Speedway, the team revealed in a statement Tuesday, Oct. 15. Burton has made one start for the team this season at Kentucky Speedway, finishing ninth in the No. 44 entry. State Water …

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NASCAR 101: 5 Longest Active Winless Streaks in All 3 Series

2017 Daytona I CWTS Joe Nemechek Barry Cantrell NKP

Photo: Barry Cantrell/NKP

It’s hard to believe that Kyle Larson had not won in 75 races. Or the fact that Jimmie Johnson still can’t find victory lane. While Larson was able to take a home a much needed checkered flag last Sunday (Oct. 6) at Dover International Raceway to end his winless streak in the Monster Energy NASCAR …

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Emotion-Filled Top-5 Run for Jeb Burton at Indianapolis

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Jeb Burton hasn’t had many opportunities to showcase his talent in 2019. But when he has, the Virginia native has delivered. Saturday’s (Sept. 7) Indiana 250 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway was no different. Burton qualified the No. 8 JR Motorsports Chevrolet in 12th position. As soon as the green flag waved, he weaved his way …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Jeb Burton Relishing Opportunity with JR Motorsports

2019 Michigan I NXS Jeb Burton face NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Over the past handful of years, Jeb Burton has been put through the NASCAR ringer. But that hasn’t stopped his persistence of finding an elite ride at the NASCAR Xfinity Series level. Burton, 27, has been around racing his entire life, with father Ward Burton racing full-time at the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series level …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Carl Edwards, Ben Kennedy Highlight Memorable Kentucky Moments

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2003: Carl Edwards Scores 1st Career Win Today, many NASCAR fans will remember Carl Edwards for various reasons, whether they were a longtime fan or completely caught off guard by his sudden exit from the sport. But in 2003, no one really knew who he was aside from maybe MB Motorsports, the team that gave …

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Jeb Burton to Drive for Niece Motorsports at Kentucky

2019 Michigan I NXS Jeb Burton face NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Jeb Burton will drive for Niece Motorsports in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series at Kentucky Speedway this week, the team announced Monday, July 8. Burton will drive Niece’s No. 44 Chevrolet in the 2019 Buckle Up in Your Truck 225, marking his first start of the season. Alsco and State Water Heaters will serve …

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Jeb Burton Disappointed After 9th Place At Michigan

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The LTi Printing 250 at Michigan International Speedway on Saturday afternoon (June 8) was the third NASCAR Xfinity Series start of the season for Jeb Burton. He finished his first two races of the season in fifth and seventh place, respectively, so he wanted to follow those efforts up with a good finish in this …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Denny Hamlin On Fire, Jeb Burton Chats Fun Opportunity With JR Motorsports

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In a new edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff talk about Denny Hamlin‘s recent hot performances, including his victory at Texas Motor Speedway last weekend. Then, the duo discusses a strong performance from the Stewart-Haas Racing organization, seeing Clint Bowyer and Daniel Suarez earn top-five results. But what’s preventing the company to reach Victory …

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