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Beyond the Cockpit: NASCAR’s “1st” Female Doing More with Less

Danica? Danica who? It’s Jennifer Jo Cobb who’s about to make history in stock cars this Friday, breaking through while establishing a type of short-term success few in her position have ever had. NASCAR’s only full-time female driver in any of the sport’s top-three divisions, she’ll finish her rookie season 17th in the Truck Series …

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Tearing Apart the Trucks: Series Debut at the Tricky Triangle

This weekend, the Camping World Truck Series rolls into the hills of Pennsylvania for the series debut at Pocono Raceway. As one of the few family-owned tracks left in NASCAR, the “Tricky Triangle” features three turns, each with a different degree of banking. Add in a special qualifying session (more on that below) and the Pocono Mountains 125 is sure to deliver excitement for everyone this weekend.

The preliminary entry list started out with only 35 trucks, but has grown throughout the week to 38. Included on that entry list are Sprint Cup Series regulars Kasey Kahne, Denny Hamlin and Elliott Sadler, along with debuting drivers Chase Mattioli and Jerick Johnson.

Nationwide Series Breakdown: 2010 Subway Jalapeno 250 at Daytona

The No. 3 returned to Daytona… and to it’s familiar home in victory lane… on Friday night. In what was a debut race for the Nationwide Series’ Car of Tomorrow, Cup regulars and teams were again up front early and often. Of the 102 laps led, 91 were led by Cup drivers, while all 102 …

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Tearing Apart the Trucks: Meet the Future Stars of the Series

When the Camping World Truck Series started out as a simple idea from Jim Smith, Frank Vessels, Jim Venable and Dick Landfield, no one dreamed it would be around nearly 16 years later. The series has largely been used as a development ground for drivers looking to work their way into the Sprint Cup Series, …

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Mirror Driving: Caution-Happy, The Next Future Star & That Other NASCAR Feud

Welcome to Mirror Driving. Every week, your favorite columnists sit down and give their opinion about the latest NASCAR news, rumors and controversy. Love us or hate us, make a comment below and tell us how you feel about what we’ve said!

Beyond the Cockpit: Jennifer Jo Cobb on Shopping, Danica & Future Plans

Danica Patrick isn’t the only woman trying her luck within NASCAR’s top-three series this year. Jennifer Jo Cobb isn’t just a full-time driver in the Camping World Truck Series, either; in the offseason, she bought Circle Bar’s former No. 10 operation to become the only woman owner/driver in the sport today. How is Cobb, a …

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