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Who’s Hot & Who’s Not in NASCAR: Fourth of July Fiasco

The final July 4 Weekend held at Daytona International Speedway did not go as planned for NASCAR. But sometimes that’s what happens. Rain delayed the start of Friday’s Xfinity Series event, the Circle K Firecracker 250 Powered by Coca-Cola, for about three hours, starting after 10 p.m. local time when …

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Owen Trinkler Wins CTMP 120 Pole; Ben Rhodes to Start 3rd

TeamTGM’s Owen Trinkler won the pole for Saturday’s Canadian Tire Motorsports Park 120 with the fastest Michelin Pilot Challenge lap of the weekend Saturday morning.  The lap of 106.271 mph was two-tenths of a second faster than the best practice lap on Friday. Trinkler’s lap was seven-hundredths of a second …

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Eric Foss Fastest In CTMP Michelin Pilot Challenge Practice, Ben Rhodes Shows Promise

Murillo Racing’s Eric Foss turned in a lap during the first practice of the day at 106.009 mph in his Mercedes-AMG GT4. That time held up to be the fastest Michelin Pilot Challenge lap of the day at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park. Practice No. 1 Foss’ lap was a quarter …

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Entry List: Canadian Tire Motorsports Park 120

Saturday’s IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge Canadian Tire Motorsports Park 120 will have 38 entries, up from 37 in Watkins Glen last week. Canadian Tire Motorsports Park is the home track for Multimatic Motorsports (and by extension, the whole Multimatic operation), so they’ve brought their two Ford Mustang GT4s out to …

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Tracking the Trucks: Brett Moffitt Wins Again at Chicagoland Speedway

In a Nutshell: Brett Moffitt dominated a large portion of the final stage at Chicagoland Speedway to win the Camping World 225 by a more than four-second margin over Brandon Jones. Moffitt extended his lead during a late-race round of green-flag pit stops and held onto the top spot for …

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Brett Moffitt Dominates Final Stage, Wins Second Consecutive Truck Race at Chicagoland

Brett Moffitt won his first NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series race of 2019 without leading a single lap. He made sure his second win was a bit more emphatic this time around in the Camping World 225. Friday night (June 28) at Chicagoland Speedway, Moffitt took control with an unsponsored …

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Greg Biffle Returns To NASCAR, Wins At Texas

For the first time in 414 races, Greg Biffle got into a truck and raced in the Gander Outdoor Truck Series. He didn’t miss a beat. Biffle, who hasn’t raced in NASCAR since 2016, won the  23rd Annual SpeedyCash.com 400 at Texas Motor Speedway. For the win, Biffle’s team gets a …

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Teammates Ben Rhodes & Johnny Sauter Top 3 Truck Series Practices at Texas

Gander Outdoors Truck Series teams took to Texas Motor Speedway for a trio of practice sessions Thursday afternoon (June 6) ahead of Friday night’s SpeedyCash.com 400. Ben Rhodes and Johnny Sauter topped the charts in the three sessions. Practice 1 ThorSport Racing and GMS Racing ruled the first session, sweeping …

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Who’s Hot & Who’s Not in NASCAR: Pocono Predictability

Pocono Raceway is not a thrilling race track. It’s not even an exciting one, and barely qualifies as interesting. So the results in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race weren’t all that surprising. Joe Gibbs Racing’s Kyle Busch won for the fourth time this season and the 55th time …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Variety of Tracks Left Could Shake Up Playoffs

The NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series’ regular season is halfway complete — eight races down, eight races to go until the start of the playoffs. Austin Hill and Johnny Sauter are the only two Truck Series regulars to have won a race this season. Although they have not mathematically clinched …

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