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Beyond the Cockpit: Jordan Anderson Trying to Be the People’s Driver

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade/ NKP)

In an era when sponsorship dollars determine how successful a NASCAR driver will be, Jordan Anderson is one example of a creative thinker in the garage. The Camping World Truck Series regular is in the midst of his third season running the majority of the schedule. The task is not only an expensive one, but …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Jordan Anderson’s Power of Persistence

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(Photo: Jordan Anderson)

The Camping World Truck Series may be off-track until April, but you can bet one driver is working double-time, hoping to find a way to get back on track when the series reaches Martinsville on April 1. After an incident at Atlanta Motor Speedway last weekend, Jordan Anderson, who made his Truck Series debut at …

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Entry List: Camping World Truck Series Longhorn 350 Features Austin Dillon

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade/NKP)

NASCAR’s Camping World Truck Series returns to Texas Motor Speedway this weekend for the second race in its Chase Round of 6. Just two races remain before that field will be reduced to the Championship 4, battling it out in a winner-take-all race for the trophy at Homestead. As of Monday, there are 35 trucks entered, …

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Pace Laps: Sleepless Nights for Sprint Cup Stars and Minor League Excitement

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(Photo: Brett Moist / NKP)

Sprint Cup: A Sleepless Week for 14 Men – Kevin Harvick, with a swift, unexpected pass on Matt Kenseth for the win Sunday at New Hampshire, avoided the weight of elimination come next weekend at Dover. Along with Martin Truex, Jr., Harvick is now in rare air because when the field lines up for 400 …

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Tracking the Trucks: Brett Moffitt Scores First Career Victory at Michigan

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(Photo: John Harrelson / NKP)

In a Nutshell: Just 10 days removed from finishing runner-up to Ben Kennedy at Bristol Motor Speedway, Brett Moffitt emerged victorious Saturday afternoon at Michigan International Speedway. Moffitt waited out a two-hour rain delay and made a last lap pass to score his first career win by just 0.098 seconds ahead of teammate Timothy Peters, …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: Olympics Push NASCAR To The Background On NBC

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(Photo: NASCAR via Getty Images)

Welcome back. Hope you guys enjoyed the off week for the Sprint Cup Series. It was not very relaxing for me, personally, but I enjoyed myself. Could have done without the thunderstorms, though. Speaking of thunderstorms, that’s effectively what plagued Saturday’s Mid-Ohio Challenge from Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course for the XFINITY Series. As I’ve told …

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3 XFINITY Teams Make Mid-Ohio Driver Announcements

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(Photo: Zach Catanzaresi)

When NASCAR released the entry list for Saturday’s XFINITY Series Mid-Ohio Challenge, the No. 18 Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing was listed with TBA (To Be Announced) in the drivers’ slot.  On Wednesday, they announced their man for the weekend. JGR will be fielding 39-year old Owen Kelly this weekend at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.  For …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: FOX NASCAR Schedule Shifting

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(Photo: Brett Moist / NKP)

As much as the action this season has improved in the Sprint Cup Series, places like Kansas (and specifically, this race) are key to how the aerodynamic package performs.  So far, it’s not so hot at night but pretty good during the daytime.  Broadcasts have to adjust to that reality and step up to the …

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Pace Laps: Blaney Heats Up, Tiny Truck Teams Totaled and Red Bull Rocked

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Sprint Cup: Ryan Blaney Grabs Strong Top 5 – Ryan Blaney led the charge for Sprint Cup Series rookies with a top-5 finish in Saturday’s Go Bowling 400 at Kansas Speedway. It was a feel-good story in an otherwise fall-asleep Saturday night at the 1.5-mile oval. Blaney’s fifth also made the record books. Wood Brothers Racing scored …

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Daniel Hemric Tops 2015 Ford EcoBoost 200 Truck Practice at Homestead

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Despite some overnight rains, the sole practice session for the Camping World Truck Series started on-time Friday morning at Homestead-Miami Speedway. After only a few minutes, it became quite clear that tire wear and falloff will be a significant factor all weekend, regardless of the series. In the early stages of the 145-minute sessions, Daniel Hemric …

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