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Mexico Series to Return in 2017 with Peak as Title Sponsor

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On Tuesday, NASCAR announced that Old World Industries’ PEAK brand will serve as the new title sponsor for the NASCAR Mexico Series, starting in 2017.  The NASCAR PEAK Mexico Series will race in 2017 on a suite of ovals and road courses in a schedule that will be announced at a later date.  Prior to that, …

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Tracking the Trucks: William Byron Notches 2nd Consecutive Win

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade / NKP)

In a Nutshell: William Byron went back-to-back with a victory over Cole Custer in Saturday night’s Speediatrics 200 at Iowa Speedway. Byron overcame a pit road stumble on his final stop, and with the help of a couple of late-race cautions, recovered to score his third win of the season. Cameron Hayley, Ben Rhodes and …

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Kyle Larson Penalized Again; 20 Others Cited by NASCAR

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Wednesday was a huge day for NASCAR penalties and warnings. Kyle Larson, who finished third in last weekend’s FireKeepers Casino 400, was docked 15 points as part of a P3 penalty levied against the team for failing post-race inspection. Larson’s crew chief for the week, Phil Surgen, was fined $25,000 as part of the penalty. …

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4 Burning Questions: Can Tony Stewart Stop the Bleeding in Michigan?

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[Photo: Zach Catanzareti]

Can Tony Stewart Get back on Track in Michigan? Tony Stewart’s final season of Sprint Cup competition has seen far too much smoke–and not the good kind–after his first six races in 2016. With the No. 14 hot off a hard crash at Pocono last weekend, a rear-end failure at Dover – after crashing during …

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Ben Kennedy Jumps To Red Horse Racing For 2015

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2014 Truck Series Rookie of the Year, Ben Kennedy, will be switching teams for his sophomore season. The driver announced a partnership Wednesday with Red Horse Racing, one that will put him behind the wheel of their No. 11 Toyota full-time for 2015. “I am very excited to return to the NASCAR Camping World Truck …

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2014 NASCAR Driver Review: German Quiroga

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Ride: No. 77 Red Horse Racing Toyota Crew chief: Butch Hylton Points finish: Sixth Stats: 33 starts, zero wins, three top 5, 10 top 10s, zero poles, 27 laps led, two DNFs, 12.7 average start, 13.2 average finish. Best finish: Second, twice (Bowmanville, August; Gateway, June) High point: Racing in Mexico and winning the NASCAR Toyota Series championship paid off immensely …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Five Drivers In Position For First Career Win

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(Credit: Mike Neff)

As the 2014 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season starts winding down, the pressure for multiple drivers a step behind championship leader Matt Crafton starts heating up. While a select few still have hopes for a title, most are searching for something a bit more basic: a first career victory that assures their place in …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: Tony Stewart Overshadows Atlanta Telecasts

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Tony Stewart: one of the year’s biggest stories across NASCAR, not just his Sprint Cup home base. Smoke’s story has permeated not just stock car racing coverage, dominating chatter with the usual suspects but mainstream media as a whole. It’s a phenomenon that shows no signs of stopping, even though in some areas it should… …

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Tracking the Trucks: Chevrolet Silverado 250

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In a Nutshell: Ryan Blaney finished 0.049 seconds ahead of German Quiroga to win Sunday afternoon’s Chevrolet Silverado 250 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. The driver of the No. 29 Ford led twice for a race-high 34 laps en route to his first win of the season. Erik Jones, Gray Gaulding and Andrew Ranger rounded …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Sitting Pretty at the Halfway Point

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Darrell Wallace, Jr. has contributed two wins to KBM and Toyota's dominance in 2014.

Last Saturday afternoon’s Pocono Mountains 150 marked the halfway point in the Camping World Truck Series schedule. While it’s taken us nearly six months to get to the middle of the schedule, we’ll have a whirlwind of 11 races to close out the season in a mere three months. In the meantime, this season hasn’t …

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