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Matt DiBenedetto Joins Growing BK Racing

2014 Cup BK Racing 83 Car Credit Rick Lunkenheimer

(Photo: Rick Lunkenheimer)

Add Matt DiBenedetto to the growing list of BK Racing drivers. Following the press conference to announce the acquisition of Jeb Burton by the team, DiBenedetto announced the news through Twitter. He will drive the No. 83 Toyota on a part-time basis, sharing the car with Camping World Truck Series veteran Johnny Sauter. BK Racing …

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Going By the Numbers: Chase Elliott, Brian Scott Ramping Up Results as Season’s End Nears

2014 Atlanta NNS Chase Elliott cockpit CIA

When it comes to the Nationwide Series title battle, many drivers are peaking or gaining momentum at just the right time. Don’t consider it true for everyone, but when checking out the average finishes of full-time competitors in the second-tier series over the 2014 season versus what they’ve accomplished more recently, the results are simple: …

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Full Throttle: An Abundance of Talent & a Lack of Funds

As the 2010 racing season continues to wind down and teams and fans look towards what next year has in store, there is one theme that seems to be running rampant through the racing news of late: the struggle for funding is taxing more than just the Cup Series and it is signaling a disturbing …

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Who’s Hot/Who’s Not Around the World of NASCAR

The big boys took this weekend off to prepare for the second half of the summer, but for a handful of drivers looking to fill their shoes someday, downtime is simply not an option. They’re all fighting to hold a job in this shrinking market, with one bad move sending them to the sidelines: just …

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Nationwide Series Breakdown: 2009 Kroger on Track for the Cure 250 at Memphis

After a night of domination by Kyle Busch last week at Lowe’s Motor Speedway, the Kroger on Track for the Cure 250 at Memphis Motorsports Park by contrast was a race that several wheelmen could have won as the lead was swapped by an event-record eight drivers. In the last standalone Nationwide event of the …

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Full Throttle: Matt DiBenedetto May Not Be Sliced Bread, But He’s Not Chopped Liver Either

This past week at Loudon was not only the coronation of Joey Logano as the youngest driver to ever win a Cup race, it was also the chance for New Englanders to see who very well could be the next great sensation to move into the ranks of the racing elite. On Friday, Matt DiBenedetto …

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