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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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ARCA Racing Series Breakdown: 2019 General Tire 200 at Talladega

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Gander Outdoor Truck Series regular Todd Gilliland came to Talladega in search of a confidence boost after a lackluster start to the 2019 campaign. He found just that, cycling to the lead on lap 43 after a caution flew for a turn four wreck between Thad Moffitt and Christian Eckes, and never again relinquishing the …

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ARCA Breakdown: 2019 Pensacola 200

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After finishing outside the top 10 in his last three short track starts, the last place Michael Self wanted to have to rebound from a disastrous season opener at Daytona was another short track.  But 200 laps later, Self’s proclamation of “sucking at short track racing” proved false, as Venturini Motorsports’ No. 25 pulled into …

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Christian Eckes Wins Truck Pole At Daytona

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Christian Eckes is officially a pole winner in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series. The 18-year-old topped the charts on Friday evening (Feb. 15) with a speed of 182.604 miles per hour in just his fifth Truck Series attempt. He’ll start from the pole for the NextEra Energy Resources 250 running the No. 51 Toyota …

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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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Christian Eckes Kicks Off First Full-Time ARCA Season With Daytona Pole

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Christian Eckes will lead the field to green to start the 2019 ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards season. Eckes secured the pole on Friday (Feb. 8) with a 183.00 mph lap around Daytona International Speedway. Eckes is embarking on his first full-time effort in the series and is making his first-ever start at Daytona. …

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Christian Eckes, Brandon Jones Return to Kyle Busch Motorsports Truck Roster

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Christian Eckes and Brandon Jones will again drive for Kyle Busch Motorsports in 2019. Eckes will pilot the team’s No. 51 in seven races in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series this year, the team announced today (Feb. 5). He joins Jones, who was revealed to be part of the No. 51’s roster yesterday (Feb. …

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Christian Eckes Leaves Martinsville Unsatisfied With Top 10

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Qualifying 12th and failing to score a stage point in the Texas Roadhouse 200 from Martinsville Speedway, most would expect Christian Eckes to be thrilled with a top-10 finish… let alone, a truck in one piece. But he wasn’t. Racing for Kyle Busch Motorsports’, it was the first start for the 17-year-old in five months …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: 4 Takeaways From 4 Straight Weeks of Racing

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Johnny Sauter Remains Championship Favorite I know I sound like a broken record here, but it’s hard to look away from something that’s so incredibly true. Johnny Sauter began this four-race stretch with a victory at Texas Motor Speedway, his fourth on the season, and did so in thrilling fashion, narrowly edging Stewart Friesen by …

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Justin Haley Scores 1st Win at Gateway Motorsports Park

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After coming up short several times this season, Justin Haley finally parked it in Victory Lane in the Camping World Truck Series. The Winamac, Ind. native held off a hard charge from Todd Gilliland and Johnny Sauter to win the Eaton 200 at Gateway Motorsports Park on Saturday night (June 23), his first career victory. “I’ve …

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