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Alex Tagliani, Kenny Habul Among Road Course Ringers Entered for Nationwide Series at Mid-Ohio

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Habul. Marks. O’Connell. Maybe not household names in the vocabulary of most NASCAR fans, but this weekend, they’ll get their time to shine. The NASCAR Nationwide Series is running its second consecutive road course race this weekend, with this one taking place at a relatively new track for the sport’s second-tier division: the Mid-Ohio Sports Car …

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Justin Marks To Drive For Turner Scott Motorsports In Two Races

Turner Scott Motorsports announced Monday that former Camping World Truck Series racer Justin Marks will drive their No. 31 Chevrolet in the road races at Road America and Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.  As both races are standalone events, regular driver Dylan Kwasniewski will move over to the No. 42 in order to replace regular driver Kyle Larson, …

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ARCA’s Road Racers Find No Solace in New Jersey

As the ARCA Racing Series left the Berlin bullring in Marne, Mich. for the 12-turn road course in Millville, N.J., attention shifted from the battle for the championship to a handful of left and right-turn specialists. But when Sunday’s 150-miler at New Jersey Motorsports Park was done, the road ringers had gone through the ringer …

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Toledo Aftermath Leaves No Favorite Unscathed in 2010 ARCA Title Chase

It didn’t used to be this way in ARCA. It used to be a foregone conclusion. A challenger would rise, a challenger would fall, and Frank Kimmel would ride off into the sunset with another ARCA championship. This past Sunday at Toledo, Kimmel finished fourth, yet another top five at a track that has been …

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Rookie Dakoda Armstrong on ARCA Pole at Talladega

Though fastest in ARCA practice at Talladega, points leader Steve Arpin was unable to translate that into a pole run on Thursday afternoon. That honor instead went to Cunningham Motorsports rookie driver Dakoda Armstrong, who will share the front row with one of Arpin’s teammates at Venturini Motorsports, Mikey Kile. Rounding out the top five …

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Nationwide Series Breakdown: 2009 Virginia 529 College Savings 250 at Richmond

All day at Richmond (Sept. 11), through coverage of practice and qualifying, the hype was all over Kevin Harvick‘s No. 33 car and how he finally had the horses to run with Kyle Busch. There was also plenty of press regarding the charity competition within Joe Gibbs Racing between Busch and Denny Hamlin. Meanwhile, Carl …

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Tearing Apart the Trucks: No Truck Series – A Hypothetical ‘What If?’

This weekend, the drivers of the Craftsman Truck Series head to Michigan International Speedway for the Cool City Customs 200. Of course Kyle Busch will be running all three races, but I want to ponder a hypothetical question – what if there were no more Truck Series? Before you panic, let me explain where the …

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Down in Daytona 2008: Trucks Hand Track Over to Cup Cars for 2nd Session

Editor’s Note: Mike Lovecchio will be covering testing news and information in a variety of ways for us this January at Daytona. To read his reports from earlier in the week, be sure to click the links below: Cup Testing, Day 1 Cup Testing, Day 2 Truck Testing, Day 1 Truck Testing, Day 2 Raindrops …

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