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Couch Potato Tuesday: NASCAR Playoff Overload On NBC At Phoenix

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The revamped ISM Raceway brought a number of new elements to the package.  For one, there is a Modern Margarita stand just outside of Victory Lane.  Also, the place was so full of locked gates that the Camping World Truck Series Championship 4 drivers couldn’t get to the Media Center for their press conference Friday …

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Tracking the Trucks: Brett Moffitt Scores 5th 2018 Win at ISM Raceway

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In a Nutshell: Brett Moffitt took the checkered flag less than a half-second ahead of Noah Gragson to win Friday night’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Lucas Oil 150 at ISM Raceway. The driver of the No. 16 Toyota utilized a dramatic three-wide pass for the lead on the final restart with three laps remaining …

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Brett Moffitt Hits Walk-Off at ISM Raceway; Championship 4 Field Set

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A late race caution and the dogleg put a storybook ending on Brett Moffitt‘s race at ISM Raceway. A race where Moffitt just sat in the bushes waiting to pounce and that was just what he did. Moffitt passed both Noah Gragson and Grant Enfinger during the final restart with three laps remaining to secure …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Championship 4 Clinch Scenarios for Phoenix

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When the checkered flag flies Friday night (Nov. 9) over ISM Raceway in Phoenix, four drivers will know they’ve got the chance to race for the championship when the series visits Homestead-Miami Speedway to close out the year. GMS Racing teammates Johnny Sauter and Justin Haley have the least amount of pressure on them heading …

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Justin Haley Punches Ticket to Homestead with Victory at Texas

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The Jaws theme was playing in the background as Justin Haley began creeping closer and closer to the No. 4 of Todd Gilliland. All he needed was for Gilliland to make a mistake, and that was just what happened. Gilliland ran out of fuel on the backstretch and Haley went passed the No. 4 and rocketed …

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Johnny Sauter Becomes All-Time Truck Winner at Martinsville

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Apparently, three grandfather clocks were not enough for Johnny Sauter. The 2016 Camping World Truck Series champion won the Texas Roadhouse 200 at Martinsville Speedway on Friday afternoon (Oct. 27) for his fourth win at the paperclip. Sauter breaks a tie with Dennis Setzer, Mike Skinner and Kevin Harvick for the most wins at the …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Meet the Drivers Who Made the Round of 6 After Talladega

Brett Moffitt (Photo: Christian Koelle)

A wild and crazy NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Talladega Superspeedway last weekend set the Round of 6, as drivers inch ever closer to the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Every single playoff driver encountered some sort of issue throughout the race, and when the checkered flag flew, the championship battle was reduced …

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Timothy Peters Returns to Talladega Victory Lane, Playoff Chaos Ensues

(Photo: Christian Koelle)

When GMS Racing put Timothy Peters on the Talladega Superspeedway entry list for the team’s No. 25 truck, he immediately became someone to beat. The former full-time Camping World Truck Series driver is a 10-time winner in the series, including two at Talladega. Make those numbers 11 and three, as Peters won the FR8Auctions 250 …

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Friday Faceoff: Who’s in Playoff Danger?

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Brad Keselowski’s third Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series win in a row on Sunday from Las Vegas Motor Speedway gives him an automatic bid to the Round of 12. Has his hot streak put him in the conversation as somebody that can truly challenge for the championship at Homestead-Miami Speedway? Mark Howell: There’s no better time …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: Las Vegas Brings NASCAR Heat, Wrecks and Tough Work For NBCSN

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The playoffs are now underway in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series.  Admittedly, these ten races are my least favorite time of the year, TV-wise.  Most of the good things that have been tried during the season are typically dispatched in favor of a complete focus on the playoffs.  I believe this intense focus hurts …

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