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Tracking the Trucks: Johnny Sauter Makes Late Charge to Victory at Martinsville

Photo Credit : Mike Neff

In a Nutshell: Contreras Motorsports put together a truck with the help of JR Motorsports for Chase Elliott to get some valuable seat time around Martinsville Speedway. Elliott responded by putting the truck on the pole and leading the most laps in the race. Johnny Sauter started fifth but methodically worked his way forward, making …

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NASCAR Mailbox: Kentucky Racing Results in Mixed Emotions

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Coming into the 2016 campaign, NASCAR had one goal: improving the on-track product. To do that, it introduced a new aerodynamic package, hoping it would be the way of the future. The new lower downforce had been viewed as a positive prior to Kentucky Speedway, when there was a backlash from fans wanting better racing. However, …

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NASCAR 101: 3 Up-and-Coming Drivers Making NASCAR Debuts in 2016

(Photo: Mike Neff)

On Wednesday, Richard Childress Racing revealed more of its stable for the 2016 NASCAR XFINITY Series season, particularly its drivers for the standalone races that are not contested at the same track on the same weekend as the Sprint Cup Series. Let’s see… AJ Allmendinger, check. Michael McDowell, check. Sam Hornish, Jr., check, and good …

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Harrison Burton Plans NASCAR Truck Debut at Martinsville

Cody Coughlin

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Kyle Busch Motorsports announced Thursday that Harrison Burton, 15, will make his NASCAR touring series debut on Oct. 29 at Martinsville Speedway behind the wheel of the No. 18 truck. Burton is the son of 21-time Sprint Cup winner Jeff Burton and is currently running for rookie of the year honors in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East. …

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NASCAR Mailbox: NASCAR & Politics?

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The start of the NASCAR season has been wild to say the least. But in the lower tiers of NASCAR, things are just getting started. As the K&N Pro Series East finally completed its second event of the year, its young drivers are poised at a title run. Looking to make a name for themselves, …

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