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Christian Eckes Earns Second Career NASCAR Truck Series Pole at Las Vegas

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

A part-time Kyle Busch Motorsports driver looks to play spoiler as Christian Eckes took the pole for Friday’s (Sept 13) World of Westgate 200 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Eckes’ fast lap speed of 178.077 mph edged out Ross Chastain’s speed of 178.012 mph to take the top spot. Chastain was the fastest of the …

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ARCA Preview: 2019 Kentuckiana Ford Dealers Fall Classic 200

2018 ARCA pack racing

(Photo: ARCA Menards Series)

The ARCA Menards Series returns to action this weekend at Salem Speedway in Salem, Ind., the second trip to the track in 2019. The points battle between Michael Self and Christian Eckes is heating up as the duo is now separated by just 70 points with three races remaining on the schedule. The battle comes …

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ARCA Menards Series Breakdown: 2019 Southern Illinois 100

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Despite the field boasting the return of Ken Schrader, who won his 21st career ARCA Menards Series pole Saturday afternoon, Christian Eckes proved utterly dominant at the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, taking the lead from Kelly Kovski on lap 10 and leading the rest of the way, scoring his third win of the 2019 season and …

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ARCA Preview: 2019 Southern Illinois 100 at DuQuoin State Fairgrounds

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The ARCA Menards Series heads to Southern Illinois for the second and final stop on dirt, with a Labor Day classic taking place on Sunday, Aug. 31, on the dirt track of DuQuoin State Fairgrounds. As the season winds down, the championship battle gets tighter and tighter. The last time ARCA raced, Michael Self got …

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Michael Self Wins 4th Race of 2019 in Overtime at Illinois State Fair

(Photo: Christian Koelle)

On an afternoon of dirt-track racing at the Illinois State Fairgrounds, Michael Self came out on top and edged defending race winner Christian Eckes in overtime in the Allen Crowe 100. When the yellow flag came out on lap 95 for Ty Gibbs and Joe Graf Jr. tangling, Self held the lead over Corey Heim and …

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ARCA Preview: 2019 Allen Crowe 100 at Illinois State Fairgrounds

(Photo: Christian Koelle)

The ARCA Menards Series returns to action this weekend for the Allen Crowe 100 at Illinois State Fairgrounds. The first of two dirt races on the ARCA Menards Series will have one of the best points battles on its center stage between Christian Eckes and Michael Self. Twenty other drivers will take to the Springfield, …

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Ross Chastain, Christian Eckes Lead Truck Series Practices at Michigan

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Ross Chastain and Christian Eckes led the first two NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series practices at Michigan International Speedway. Chastain led opening practice and Eckes led the final session. Practice 1 In the first practice session, Chastain paced the field with a fast speed of 185.931 mph. Right behind him was Brett Moffitt. Moffitt wheeled …

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Entry List: Corrigan Oil 200

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The Gander Outdoor Truck Series has one race remaining in the regular season, and Michigan International Raceway is the destination for the deciding race in who will be in the Gander Outdoor Truck Series playoffs. With only 31 teams on the initial entry list, all trucks will make the show, barring any entry list changes. …

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Pace Laps: Denny Hamlin, Ross Chastain Pick Up Pocono Wins

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Denny Hamlin Wins Strategy Filled Race Pocono Raceway is known for a variety of different strategies. That’s exactly what we saw in Sunday’s Gander RV 400, with Denny Hamlin stretching the fuel tank to earn his third victory of 2019. Hamlin didn’t have the best car but was a definite …

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Tracking the Trucks: Ross Chastain Scores Dominant 3rd Victory at Pocono Raceway

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In a Nutshell: Ross Chastain scored his third win of the 2019 season with a dominant performance in the Gander RV 150 at Pocono Raceway Saturday afternoon, July 27. He dedicated his victory to late Kaulig Racing crew chief Nick Harrison, who died suddenly last weekend at the age of 37. “I know we were …

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