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Kyle Busch Motorsports Shuffles Crew Chief Lineup for Nos. 4, 46

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Amid a struggle of a season thus far for its two full-time drivers, the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series team of Kyle Busch Motorsports announced immediate changes to its crew chief lineup on Wednesday (June 5). Shop foreman Wes Ward will be the interim crew chief at Texas Motor Speedway for Todd Gilliland‘s No. 4 …

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Todd Gilliland On Kyle Busch’s Criticism: ‘We Aren’t Running Like We Ought To’

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2019 hasn’t been too kind to Todd Gilliland thus far, and now his truck owner, Kyle Busch, seems to be running out of patience with the 19-year-old teenage talent. Busch commented on the performance of Gilliland and his teammate, Harrison Burton Saturday afternoon (June 1) at Pocono Raceway. Both drivers have yet to win in …

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4 Burning Questions: What’s the Biggest Surprise of 2019 So Far?

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What NASCAR team or owner might be a good fit to dive into IndyCar? Of the top tier of the stock car organizational chart, nearly all compete in multiple forms of racing. Team Penske has NASCAR, IndyCar and sports cars in addition to the Supercars in Australia. Chip Ganassi Racing has NASCAR, IndyCar and IMSA …

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ARCA Preview: General Tire 150 at Charlotte Motor Speedway

(Photo: Mike Neff)

The ARCA Menards Series heads to the Charlotte Motor Speedway on Thursday for the General Tire 150. It’ll be the second straight visit to the speedway and 21st ARCA race. ARCA debuted at Charlotte in 1996 with Tim Steele earning the first three victories. Drivers like Adam Petty, Ryan Newman, Kerry Earnhardt, Frank Kimmel, and …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Texas Motor Speedway Kicks Off the Triple Truck Challenge

The drop of the checkered flag at Charlotte Motor Speedway last weekend for the Gander Outdoors Truck Series means that another couple of weekends off before they’re back on track. But what it also means is that the next time the series races, the Triple Truck Challenge, announced prior to the start of the season, …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: 5 Winless Drivers Looking for Victory Lane This Season

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Todd Gilliland Perhaps the one driver whose job hinges on whether they win this season is Todd Gilliland. “I don’t know how many times last year we were in meetings and I was just yelling at them about let’s go,” Kyle Busch Motorsports owner/driver Kyle Busch said earlier this season. “Our stuff is not that …

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The 12: NASCAR’s Top Prospects

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This week, NASCAR springs back into action after a restful off week. With the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series stars absent from the track, our panel of Frontstretch power rankings experts did the same. The 12: NASCAR Power Rankings Toyota Owners 400 Edition Putting power rankings aside this week, many drivers are trying to take the …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Kyle Busch Show Continues, Bristol’s Bad Attendance, Harrison Burton Reflects on Xfinity Debut

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In the latest edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss Kyle Busch‘s most recent win at Bristol Motor Speedway, which makes him three-for-eight in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series this season. One of the big questions is what could have happened had Kurt Busch gotten to the rear bumper of the No. 18 …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: Bristol Provides Good Racing, Decent Coverage and Bad Luck

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Bristol Motor Speedway always seems to provide some interesting action.  The usage of PJ1 TrackBite on the concrete banks has led to mixed results over the years.  This past weekend just might have been the most competitive at Bristol since the 2007 reconfiguration. Food City 500 Sunday’s 500-lap race was a relatively quick affair by …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: NASCAR Reveals 2020 Truck Series Schedule

NASCAR released the 2020 Gander Outdoors Truck Series schedule on Wednesday afternoon (April 3). The series still features 23 races and will open the season at Daytona International Speedway as part of the usual tripleheader with the NASCAR Xfinity and Monster Energy NASCAR Cup series. And just like the Cup Series, the season finale has …

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