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Entry List: Gander Outdoors 400

2016 Pocono II CUP Kyle Larson racing Logan Whitton NKP

(Photo: Logan Whitton/NKP)

After a thrilling finish between Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to the Pocono Raceway for the second time this season on Sunday, July 29. 39 cars are on the preliminary entry list this weekend with some notable changes. Premium Motorsports will enter two …

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2017 NASCAR Cup Team Review: Rick Ware Racing

2017 Atlanta CUP Cody Ware car NIgel Kinrade NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade / NKP)

The deaths of HScott Motorsports and Tommy Baldwin Racing following the 2016 season left a void in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. In 2016, only 40 cars showed up most weekends to compete. All of the sudden, three of them vanished and left the series with just 37 full time teams for 2017. Rick …

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The Underdog House: Small NASCAR Teams Still Fighting Hard

2017 Kansas I CUP Aric Almirola Russell LaBounty NKP 1

(Photo: Russell LaBounty / NKP)

Think Small With just one race to go in 2017, it’s been a mixed bag of a season for the sport’s smaller teams.  Furniture Row Racing has set the gold standard for them. It’s taken a one-car, outsider organization to the top echelon of NASCAR’s elite teams within five years. That’s a model others can …

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The Underdog House: Small NASCAR Teams Thrive At Short Tracks

Ryan Blaney New Hampshire

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade/ NKP)

Cup Series racing at Martinsville is about survival and persistence. The on-track action always ruffles some feathers, best evidenced by the late-race incident between alpha dogs Denny Hamlin and Chase Elliott. What was happening between Kevin Harvick and Ryan Blaney served as the consolation sideshow. PETERS: What Happens Now For Hamlin & Elliott? But at Underdog …

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Entry List: First Data 500

Jamie McMurray and Jimmie Johnson Martinsville Cup 2016 Mike Neff

(Photo: Mike Neff)

And then there were eight. This weekend, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads from Kansas Speedway to the shortest track on the circuit: Martinsville Speedway in Virginia for the 69th annual First Data 500. There are 40 cars on the preliminary entry list, meaning the field will be at full capacity barring any entry …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: Chris Buescher Impresses In Broadcast Debut

2016 Chicago CUP Chris Buescher Nigel Kinrade NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade/NKP)

Last weekend, we had three interesting races at Kansas Speedway.  They were different races, but each had their charms.  We also had three approaches to these races. Before we get going, FOX Sports announced a new online offering last Thursday.  Danielle Trotta and Kaitlyn Vincie will host a new digital show, Off Track, that will …

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Lira Motorsports to Attempt Homestead Truck Race

michael lira

(Photo Credit: Lira Motorsports)

The Camping World Truck Series will get a boost in its entry list count at Homestead Miami Speedway in November, with an ARCA Racing Series team sending two entries to attempt the race. Lira Motorsports, a race-winning ARCA team, will enter two trucks in the Ford EcoBoost 200 on Nov. 20. Kyle Weatherman and David …

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