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Pace Laps: Dominating Performances at Dover, Cup Plagued with Rain

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Rain Rules at Dover The Gander RV 400 at Dover International Speedway has been postponed until Monday (May 6) at noon ET. Inclement weather rolled into Dover early Sunday morning, causing a heavy downpour throughout the early afternoon. Cars were able to get on track for the pace laps but …

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Brett Moffitt Blames Lapped Traffic for Loss at Dover

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When Brett Moffitt won the pole for Friday’s (May 3) JEGS 200 at Dover International Speedway by two-tenths of a second, it was clear he had a good Chevrolet Silverado. And to a degree, he had a career day. Moffitt led a career-high 78 laps at Dover before getting passed by eventual race winner Johnny …

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Brett Moffitt Earns Dover NASCAR Truck Series Pole for 2019 JEGS 200

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Brett Moffitt turned a fast lap of 22.303 seconds to grab the pole for the 2019 JEGS 200 Friday night (May 3) at Dover International Speedway. The No. 24 Chevrolet truck turned a lap of 161.413 mph around the “Monster Mile,” about a mile-and-a-half faster than Johnny Sauter’s No. 13 truck. It’s Moffitt’s first pole …

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Friday Faceoff: Are Airborne Cars Just Part of the Game At Talladega?

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NASCAR made a few judgment calls late Sunday during the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series event at Talladega Superspeedway, including a red flag, allowing the race to continue after one last-lap crash but throwing the caution after a second. Did the sanctioning body properly handle each situation? Mark Kristl: Typically the sanctioning body is in …

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2-Headed Monster: Which NASCAR Drivers Would You Draft?

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With the NFL draft on the minds of many this week, Clayton Caldwell and Michael Massie debate what drivers they would pick if they were each to start a four-car team and contracts weren’t an issue. So here’s a look at what Caldwell’s and Massie’s teams would look like. Clayton Caldwell Incorporated: Round 1: Joey …

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Defending Truck Champion Brett Moffitt’s Enjoying His Time With GMS Racing

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2018 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series champion Brett Moffitt made the move from Hattori Racing Enterprises over the offseason to GMS Racing. The defending series champion has been one of the Truck Series regulars able to stand up to Kyle Busch during the opening rounds of this year’s campaign. While competing against Busch, he’s been …

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Brett Moffitt Leaves Martinsville 3rd, ‘Pretty Bummed’ Not To Win

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Defending Gander Outdoors Truck Series champion Brett Moffitt‘s hot streak continued on Saturday afternoon (March 23) as came away from Martinsville Speedway in third place. The Grimes, Iowa native has now finished in the top five in three consecutive races and six of the last seven races dating back to last season. Despite the strong …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: Daytona Brings Differing Events, Questions for FOX Sports

Michael McDowell and others were overlooked in the brief post-race coverage (credit: Frontstretch)

Speedweeks is now complete.  You ended up with three very different races at Daytona International Speedway.  Some of it was enjoyable, some not so much.  Regardless, we have a number of different things to look at this week. Daytona 500 The good news coming out of the event dubbed The Great American Race by Ken …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: 4 Storylines To Watch For The 2019 Season

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In just a few short days, the 2019 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series will make its debut as a newly re-branded series. Let's GO! Can’t wait to have you at track in Daytona for your first entitlement race.#ReadySetGO pic.twitter.com/grVIfxatuX — NASCAR Camping World Trucks (@NASCAR_Trucks) February 6, 2019 Rule Changes NASCAR answered quite a few …

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Entry List: NextEra Energy 250

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The newly re-branded NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series opens its season on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019 at Daytona International Speedway with the NextEra Energy Resources 250.  40 trucks are entered this weekend, meaning eight will go home after qualifying. There are many changes in the Truck Series this season, with several faces in new places. …

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