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Pace Laps: The Closer Does it Again, Safety 1st, and NHRA Keystone Nationals

Sprint Cup Series: The Closer is Back in It – Sunday afternoon at Dover International Speedway was simply Kevin Harvick’s day of reckoning. Between the unscheduled stop for fuel with two laps to go last week at New Hampshire to the drop of the green flag at the Monster Mile, the …

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Austin Theriault Suffers Compression Fracture in 2015 Rhino Linings 350 Accident at Las Vegas

A non-SAFER barrier wall strikes again. Less than 20 laps into Saturday night’s Rhino Linings 350, Tyler Reddick got loose and went sliding across the track. Though he tried to save it, he clipped teammate Austin Theriault, sending him head on into the outside wall, mere feet past where the SAFER …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Austin Theriault Prepared to Run Remainder of 2015 Season

When NASCAR descends up Chicagoland Speedway, most of the hype will be over the opening race for this year’s Chase for the Sprint Cup. But before the Cup Series even hits the track, the Camping World Truck Series will run Friday night, returning to action after two weeks off. As …

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Erik Jones Wins the Pole for the 2015 Toyota Tundra 250 at Kansas

In his first weekend of doing double-duty between the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and Camping World Truck Series, Erik Jones is off to quite the impressive start. The 18-year-old has won the pole for the Toyota Tundra 250 at Kansas Speedway with a track record time of 30.101 seconds. Leading …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: What to Watch For in Atlanta

For the first time since 2011, the Camping World Truck Series opens its season with back-to-back races, rather than sitting dormant for about a month following the season opener. After a two-year hiatus, the Truck Series returns to Atlanta Motor Speedway Saturday evening in a rare doubleheader with the XFINITY …

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Truck Series Teams of Theriault, Lagasse Penalized After Daytona

On Wednesday, NASCAR announced penalties against the No. 20 for NTS Motorsports and the No. 29 of Brad Keselowski Racing in the Camping World Truck Series following post-race inspection Friday.  On both trucks, officials discovered unapproved jack screws.  According to NASCAR, both teams violated Sections 12.1 (Actions Detrimental to Stock …

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Johnny Sauter Tops Second Daytona Truck Practice

Thorsport Racing has never won at Daytona International Speedway but that could change – or at least, now its chances are more encouraging. Johnny Sauter was the quickest in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series happy hour session at Daytona International Speedway on Thursday night. The veteran Truck Series driver ran …

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Nationwide Breakdown: VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 at Kentucky

Underdogs have a way of hitting emotions. Brendan Gaughan was the underdog of underdogs on Saturday evening. After Ty Dillon dominated much of the VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 at Kentucky Speedway, multiple late-race cautions gave his Richard Childress Racing teammate the advantage. Gaughan, 39, running his first full year in the NASCAR …

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