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Kyle Busch Claims 2015 UNOH 200 Pole at Bristol

2015 Michigan II CWTS Kyle Busch trophy CIA

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Mother Nature has reared her ugly head many times this season, but on Wednesday she surrendered early enough that the Camping World Truck Series was able to qualify for their mid-week race at Bristol Motor Speedway. Kyle Busch won the pole with a 125.683 mph lap, his first of the season. He will be looking …

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Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 15 Up-And-Coming Drivers in Stock Car Racing

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The Sprint Cup Series might have had the weekend off, but the Frontstretch Power Rankings didn’t take a break. This week, we are featuring the top up-and-coming drivers in stock car competition. It’s hard to argue that racing does not have a bright future with the number of drivers emerging from local tracks, earning opportunities …

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Tracking the Trucks: 2015 Drivin’ for Linemen 200 at Gateway

2015 CWTS Gateway Cole Custer Trophy NASCAR via Getty Images

(Photo: NASCAR via Getty Images)

In a Nutshell: When the dust settled and the two dominant trucks of the night sat idle off the track, Cole Custer was there to take the checkered flag in the rain-delayed Drivin’ for Linemen 200 at Gateway Motorsports Park Saturday night. Custer took advantage of a missed shift by Tyler Reddick that stacked up …

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Cole Custer Wins Wild 2015 Drivin’ for Linemen 200 at Gateway

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In a race that was a struggle for survival for much of the night, it was seventeen year old Cole Custer who came out on top and went to victory lane in the Drive for Lineman 200. The win for Custer was his first victory in 2015 and the second of his career. Custer earned his …

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Not Expected to Make NCWTS Debut This Year

Dale Earnhardt Jr.

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. has numerous starts – and victories – in both the NASCAR Xfinity and Sprint Cup series. However, the 40-year-old veteran still has not run in one of the sport’s other top three divisions, Camping World Trucks. This year, JR Motorsports announced a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series team that will compete in only …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Gearing Up for the Future with These 8 Drivers

2015 Martinsville I CWTS Cole Custer truck credit Amy Henderson

(Photo Credit: Amy Henderson, Frontstretch)

Through we’re nearly two months into the NASCAR Xfinity Series season, the young guns have joined the race for the title. Reigning champion Chase Elliott, along with Ty Dillon and Chris Buescher, are among those at the top of the standings five events into the 2015 season. But the next set of drivers to join …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: Martinsville Serves as Showcase for FOX Sports 1

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Last weekend saw the Sprint Cup Series compete in the first of what will be seven point races (plus the Sprint Showdown and Sprint All-Star Race) on FOX Sports 1. It’s a pretty big deal. Last week, I noted that I would cover the Verizon IndyCar Series opener here in Couch Potato Tuesday as well. …

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Pace Laps: Short-Track Racing, Indy Returns, NHRA 4-Wides & F1

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NHRA: 4-Wide Nationals Produce Surprise Winners – It was a good day for Don Schumacher Racing, as they scored Funny Car win No. 100 with Fast Jack Beckman and then completed the Nitro sweep for the 47th time with a Top Fuel win by Antron Brown at the 4-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway in Charlotte, …

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Tracking the Trucks: 2015 Kroger 250 at Martinsville

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In a Nutshell: Joey Logano shoved his way past Matt Crafton on a green-white-checkered finish to win the Kroger 250. It was Logano’s first Camping World Truck Series race at Martinsville Speedway and his first series win. Crafton, Erik Jones, Johnny Sauter and Tyler Reddick rounded out the top five. Who Should Have Won: Crafton. …

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Joey Logano, Ford Power Through Toyotas in 2015 Kroger 250 at Martinsville

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Last season, Brad Keselowski won at a short track and become the 25th driver to win at least one race in the NASCAR Sprint Cup, Xfinity, and Truck series. In the first short-track race of 2015, Joey Logano did the same. Logano used a daring move on the final restart to go from third to …

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