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NASCAR 101: NASCAR’s Current Owner-Drivers

Where have all the owner-drivers gone? Well, it certainly ain’t the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Which is probably a different story from when many who read this first started following NASCAR. The story of the owner-driver — the do-it-all wheelman who can balance a checkbook just as well as …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: Daytona Brings Differing Events, Questions for FOX Sports

Speedweeks is now complete.  You ended up with three very different races at Daytona International Speedway.  Some of it was enjoyable, some not so much.  Regardless, we have a number of different things to look at this week. Daytona 500 The good news coming out of the event dubbed The …

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Entry List: Atlanta 200

The NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series returns to action this Saturday (Feb. 23) at Atlanta Motor Speedway. 33 trucks are currently on the entry list, meaning one team will go home early. Reigning Truck Series winner Austin Hill looks to make it two in a row in his No. 16 Hattori Racing …

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Cory Roper Relegated to 20th-Place Finish After Strong Run

Things were coming together for Cory Roper. But then they fell apart. The Vernon, Texas, native and driver of the No. 04 Preferred Industrial Contractors Ford ran inside the top five for most of the second stage of Friday night’s NextEra Energy Resources 250 from Daytona International Speedway. But a …

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Entry List: Ford EcoBoost 200

The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series rolls into Homestead-Miami Speedway this weekend (Nov. 16) for the final race of the season: the Ford EcoBoost 200. The series will crown either Johnny Sauter, Justin Haley, Brett Moffitt, or Noah Gragson as the 2018 champion. 31 trucks are entered this week, which …

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Cory Roper, the Definition of Grassroots Racing

Back in March, a team showed up on the entry list for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Martinsville Speedway that few in NASCAR had ever heard of: Roper Racing Team. The team’s No. 04 Ford, driven by owner Cory Roper, surprised the racing world that weekend when …

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Entry List: M&M’s 200 presented by Casey’s General Store

For Saturday night’s M&M’s 200 presented by Casey’s General Store, 35 teams have posted entries.  As a result, three teams will be forced to leave Iowa Speedway with their tails between their legs after failing to qualify. There are some changes of note.  Tanner Thorson is back in Young’s Motorsports’ …

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