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Cole Whitt Building Confidence with TriStar Motorsports

Late into last offseason, Cole Whitt had no intention on competing in NASCAR during the 2017 season. No ride and no opportunity meant that it could be the first time the California native wouldn’t compete in a racing series of any type since 2009. But Mark Smith, owner of TriStar Motorsports, …

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The Underdog House: NASCAR Must ‘Cope’ With Slow Cars On Track

Think Small After last weekend’s race at Richmond Raceway, where Derrike Cope brought out a late caution while racing several laps down, fans and some media suggested Cope should have been removed from the track by NASCAR long before the incident. That group, which included regular season champion Martin Truex Jr., …

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The Underdog House: Curbing Spending Would Be Good For NASCAR

Think Small Dale Earnhardt Jr. was addressing the media at Watkins Glen last weekend when the subject turned to driver contracts and salaries.  The NASCAR economic climate, as everyone knows has changed drastically in recent years.  When the NASCAR fad was at its height almost 20 years ago, corporate interest and driver …

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Cole Whitt, TriStar Motorsports Find Morale Boost After Loss of Team Owner

A 24th-place finish Sunday at Pocono Raceway may not have been a headline story this week, but the day ended on a high note for Cole Whitt. Crossing the start-finish line to complete the Overton’s 400, the memory of Mark Smith rang loud after the team owner lost his life …

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