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Eyes on XFINITY: JJ Yeley, TriStar Motorsports Surviving with Limited Funding

TriStar Motorsports has been racing in the XFINITY Series full-time since 2010, when they started with Jason Keller as the primary driver. In 2014, team owner, Mark Smith, ran a four-car operation, hoping to be the next big thing in the penultimate division of NASCAR. Fast forward just three years later, …

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Daniel Suarez’s Crew Chief Issued Lug Nut Penalty After Bristol Cup Race

Scott Graves, crew chief for Daniel Suarez, was the sole recipient of a penalty after the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway this past Saturday. The crew chief of the No. 19 Toyota has been fined $10,000 after “lug nut(s) [were] not properly installed,” according to NASCAR’s penalty …

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Brickyard 400 Entry List

Pucker up, folks. It’s that one week of the year when kissing dirty bricks is something that every Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver wants to do. The MENCS heads to Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the Brickyard 400 at the 2.5-mile track in Speedway, Ind. on Sunday, July 24. There are …

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Tracking the Trucks: Kaz Grala Wins Plate Race NASCAR Survivor

In a Nutshell: During the latest edition of plate race NASCAR Survivor, it looked like the veterans had the votes to knock off the youngsters. But after a Demolition Derby-type affair, stalwarts like Matt Crafton and Johnny Sauter quickly learned they didn’t earn immunity from the dreaded Big One. Ben Rhodes got bumped …

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JJ Yeley Leads Final XFINITY Practice at Daytona

JJ Yeley leads final XFINITY Series practice at Daytona International Speedway. The No. 14 Toyota driver hit 187.005 mph [48.127 seconds] to take the session unexpectedly. “We didn’t even plan to run second practice,” Yeley said. “I’m really happy with how the thing drove. We got the car to drive …

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JJ Yeley Not Looking to Retire Anytime Soon

Having been around NASCAR for more than a decade, 2016 was an absorbing year for JJ Yeley, as he turned 40 years old. He went into the season-opening weekend at Daytona International Speedway without a ride in any of the top three touring series, which automatically eliminated him from playoff …

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