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Spencer Boyd Returning to Young’s Motorsports Full Time

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Spencer Boyd will again compete in the No. 20 truck of Young’s Motorsports for the 2020 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series season, Young’s announced Friday (Jan. 31). “We have so much more to do together,” Boyd said in a team release. “It’s a family team that has done amazing things since coming into …

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2019 NASCAR Driver Reviews: Rick Ware Racing

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Rick Ware Racing had more of a presence in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series in 2019 with at least two cars in all 36 races. The team also had four cars in some of the season’s races, debuting a fourth entry at Bristol Motor Speedway in August, the No. 54, after previously unveiling the …

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NASCAR 101: The Most First-Time Winners in Truck Series History

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After a quiet year for new winners in 2018, the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series is having quite a year for newcomers to victory lane. Spencer Boyd‘s Talladega Superspeedway triumph made him the fifth first-time winner in the series in 2019, with three races still to go before the season’s end. He’s the first new …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Chaos in Talladega, Austin Cindric Previews Round of 8

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In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss a chaotic weekend of racing at Talladega Superspeedway that saw Ryan Blaney clinch his spot into the Round of 8. Much like the Gander Outdoors Truck Series race on Saturday (Oct. 12), when Johnny Sauter got penalized for forcing Riley Herbst below the yellow line …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Race Officials Overstepped Their Bounds at Talladega

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When Johnny Sauter crossed the finish line Saturday afternoon (Oct. 12) at Talladega Superspeedway, he was probably elated. Perhaps, he felt a level of vindication after his early exit from the postseason, maybe even a sense of relief. After all, he would be leaving the most treacherous, unpredictable race of the year with the trophy. …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: 2019 1000Bulbs.com 500 at Talladega

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The Headline(s): Having survived three big ones on Monday afternoon (Oct. 14) after an uneventful first stage Sunday, Ryan Blaney bested Ryan Newman by less than a foot coming to the line to score a season-saving victory that locked the No. 12 team into the Round of 8. It wasn’t without controversy, however, as Blaney …

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The Underdog House: Flipping the Script

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Top of the Class As is often the case for superspeedway races, the top of the finishing order from the 1000bulbs.com 500 was overrun with underfunded teams. It’s always interesting to see which meek teams survive the carnage to turn the tables on the mighty. It took a while, but Michael McDowell finally earned his …

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Pace Laps: Rain & Controversy for NASCAR at Talladega Superspeedway

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Rain Delays Talladega Race Rain halted the 1000Bulbs.com 500 at Talladega Superspeedway Sunday (Oct. 13) afternoon with just 57 of 188 laps completed. William Byron, who won stage one, was scored as the leader when the red flag flew. No major wrecks have impacted the race as of yet; 33 …

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Tracking the Trucks: Spencer Boyd Scores 1st Career Win at Talladega

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In a Nutshell: Johnny Sauter crossed the finish line first, but Spencer Boyd walked away from Talladega Superspeedway with his first career win Saturday afternoon (Oct. 12). “Two weeks ago, I wasn’t running this race,” Boyd said in victory lane. “…Four years ago, I was selling cars with my dad at Hendrick Automotive Group. A …

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Spencer Boyd Wins First Truck Race After Johnny Sauter Penalized at Talladega

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Johnny Sauter may have crossed the line first, but Spencer Boyd emerged victorious at Talladega Superspeedway in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series. Boyd was declared the race winner after NASCAR reviewed the finish and determined that he blocked second-place Riley Herbst coming to the checkered flag, sending both Sauter and Herbst below the yellow …

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