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Tracking the Trucks: 2010 Kroger 250 at Martinsville

Kevin Harvick showed up and vanquished everyone again. A qualifying rain-out on Friday gifted Harvick the pole, and he took full advantage of it. Harvick led a race high 187 of the 250 laps on his way to the victory in Saturday afternoon’s Kroger 250.

Tracking the Trucks: 2010 E-Z-Go 200 at Atlanta

Kevin Harvick took the checkered flag 1.308 seconds ahead of Kyle Busch to win the E-Z-Go 200 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Harvick dominated the race, leading 100 of the 130 laps run Saturday afternoon on the way his seventh career Camping World Truck Series victory. Aric Almirola, Steve Wallace and Todd Bodine rounded out the top five.

Tearing Apart the Trucks: Meet the 2010 Rookie Class

After what seems like an eternity off, the Camping World Truck Series is back in action this weekend for the E-Z Go 200 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. I never quite understood the reasoning behind racing one week to open the season only to follow it up with back-to-back off weekends. For those teams that were …

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Tracking the Trucks: 2010 NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona

Timothy Peters took the checkered flag 0.068 seconds ahead of Todd Bodine to win the NextEra Energy Resources 250 Saturday night at Daytona International Speedway. Peters made a stirring last-lap pass on Bodine, holding him off through the tri-oval to score the biggest win of his career and second overall in the series.

Weekend Lowdown: Austin Dillon, AJ Allmendinger Debut Legendary Numbers at Daytona

They say the hardest thing to do in sports is to replace a legend. But in NASCAR, a sport in which fans most commonly associate their favorite drivers with their car numbers, two numbers have a legacy that will long last the legendary drivers that made them famous: the No. 3 and No. 43. Austin …

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Tearing Apart the Trucks: Bring On 2010!

For a good chunk of the off season, my retail job kept me busy enough that I didn’t have time to miss racing. But once January hit, work slowed down, news started pouring in and I caught the racing bug once again. Now, just two days before the Daytona 500, the Camping World Truck Series …

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Beyond the Cockpit: Austin Dillon on His 1st Daytona Start & the Future of the No. 3

Some NASCAR fans may not know the name, but all of them know the number. Austin Dillon, the grandson of Richard Childress, has driven the No. 3 for most his life, but now that he’s made the step up to NASCAR’s Truck Series it comes with questions. Dillon took time out at NASCAR Media Day …

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Tearing Apart the Trucks: Steve Park Returns to Series

When the Camping World Truck Series takes the track for the Mountain Dew 250, Steve Park will make his return to the CWTS. Park will attempt to qualify the No. 02 Koma Unwind/CorrieStottRacing.com Chevrolet. The 42-year-old driver made his last Truck Series start in 2006 at Kansas Speedway for HT Motorsports where he finished 14th. …

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Beyond the Cockpit: Austin Dillon on Racing with Grandpa Richard

Austin Dillon may not have the famous last name, but he’s quickly building his own claim to fame as the grandson of legendary car owner Richard Childress. With a best finish of 12th in six combined Nationwide and Truck series starts this year, the 2008 Camping World East Rookie of the Year is taking his …

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Fan’s View: The Question that is Getting Old in NASCAR

“Do you think it’s possible that somebody of Mark Martin’s age can win a Sprint Cup?” “Is it probable that someone as young as Joey Logano could win a Cup?” “Does your age give you an advantage over the younger racers?” “Are you willing to work with somebody much younger than you?” “Does your age …

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