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NASCAR 101: 5 Longest Active Winless Streaks in All 3 Series

2017 Daytona I CWTS Joe Nemechek Barry Cantrell NKP

Photo: Barry Cantrell/NKP

It’s hard to believe that Kyle Larson had not won in 75 races. Or the fact that Jimmie Johnson still can’t find victory lane. While Larson was able to take a home a much needed checkered flag last Sunday (Oct. 6) at Dover International Raceway to end his winless streak in the Monster Energy NASCAR …

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NASCAR 101: Active Drivers Without a Cup Top 5

2010 Charlotte Cup Travis Kvapil Steven Lane Tyler Barrick Autostock

(Photo: Tyler Barrick/Autostock)

156 races. That’s how many starts it took for Matt DiBenedetto to have a top five in Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series competition. After a Cup career that began in 2015 and yielded four top 10s prior to 2019, DiBenedetto wheeled his No. 95 to a fourth-place run at Sonoma Raceway, scoring his first top …

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Entry List: 2018 Alpha Energy Solutions 250

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(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

NASCAR’s Camping World Truck Series returns to action this weekend at Martinsville Speedway after two off weekends.  36 trucks make up the entry list for Saturday’s race, with several changes in store since the last event at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Todd Gilliland might be the biggest new name on the list; the rookie will make …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: NBCSN Starts NASCAR Playoffs With A Snoozer

2017 Chicago CUP Martin Truex Jr burnout Russell LaBounty NKP

(Photo: Russell LaBounty/NKP)

Let’s just get this over with right now: playoff time is not the best time for NASCAR TV.  Somehow, it produces the exact opposite scenario compared to most other sports.  The focus of the broadcast narrows to the point where it drives viewers away, not toward the television. Sunday’s Tales of the Turtles 400 was …

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NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Entry List: Rattlesnake 400

2016 CWTS Texas Spencer Gallagher Pole Rick Lunkenheimer

(Photo: Rick Lunkenheimer)

The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series is back in action for a second consecutive week. They will travel to Texas Motor Speedway, running a standalone weekend f0r the Rattlesnake 400 Friday evening on Fox Sports 1. Only 26 trucks are on the preliminary entry list for the event. Barring any changes, that is the fewest amount of …

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Pace Laps: Rare Off Weekend for NASCAR, Sebastian Vettel Wins in Formula 1

2016 Bristol Motor Speedway NSCS Matt Kenseth leads pack credit NASCAR via getty images

(Photo: NASCAR via Getty Images)

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series/Camping World Truck Series: NASCAR Talent Hits the Small Tracks – Finally, a weekend off so the drivers can spend their time… racing. Man, these guys don’t like to step out of the seats often. This Easter weekend featured a little new mixed with a little old for a few NASCAR …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Travis Kvapil Content With NASCAR Career

2016 CWTS Travis Kvapil Garage Area Credit MAKE Motorsports

Growing up in frigid Wisconsin, Travis Kvapil had a dream of one day making it to NASCAR, though he didn’t think it would ever be achievable. Entering his 17th year in the sport,  the 41-year-old is happy running back down the ranks he once ran up. Beaver Motorsports announced in mid-February that Kvapil would pilot its …

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Beyond the Cockpit: Travis Kvapil on Making His Career in Racing

2016 CWTS Travis Kvapil Ryan Ellis Chatting Credit MAKE Motorsports

(Photo: MAKE Motorsports)

Beth Lunkenheimer, Frontstretch.com: You made the natural progression out of working with cars in your dad’s garage to racing. Was there ever any doubt that racing was what you wanted to do? Travis Kvapil: There was never a doubt it was what I wanted to do. I knew somehow I would probably be involved in …

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Tracking The Trucks: Bell Flips, Sauter Slips Through To Daytona Victory Lane

Johnny Sauter Daytona Trucks 2016 Mike Neff

(Photo: Mike Neff)

In a Nutshell: A wild, competitive race which has been the hallmark of the Truck Series since its Daytona debut. In this one, the big wrecks were held off until the final ten laps. When they did finally happen, shredding the field only about a dozen were left standing. Johnny Sauter was the veteran rising above it …

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Travis Kvapil, MAKE Motorsports Add Talladega Sponsor

MAKE Motorsports Bad Boy Mowers

(Photo: MAKE Motorsports)

Talladega is a sponsor’s dream, with tight packs and an even playing field allowing for multiple companies to be shown on television screens at once. Camping World Truck Series team MAKE Motorsports announced a partnership with one such company for the upcoming race at the 2.66-mile superspeedway. Bad Boy Mowers Inc. will sponsor the No. …

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