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ARCA Preview: 2019 ARCA Kansas 150

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The ARCA Menards Series wraps up its season with the 2019 ARCA Kansas 150 at Kansas Speedway on Oct. 18. It is the 19th race for the series at the 1.5-mile track in Kansas City, Kan., and it will host the season finale next year too. Entering the final race, Christian Eckes leads Michael Self …

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Todd Gilliland, Brett Moffitt Lead CTMP Truck Series Practices

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There was a lot of action across the Northern border where Todd Gilliland and Brett Moffitt topped the charts in Saturday’s (Aug. 24) NASCAR Gander Outdoors Series practice sessions. Gilliland posted a single-lap speed of 111.187 mph in opening practice at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, while Moffitt ran slightly faster in the final session with …

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Friday Faceoff: Should NASCAR Step In During Incidents of Retribution?

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Last week, there were several incidents of retribution among NASCAR’s top series, including Kyle Busch/Bubba Wallace, Jimmie Johnson/Ryan Blaney and Justin Allgaier/Ross Chastain. Is there a point where NASCAR should step in? Wesley Coburn: Kyle Busch and Bubba Wallace, probably not; Wallace was stupid, and he’ll be paid back sometime later in the season. Jimmie Johnson …

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NASCAR Suspends Sheldon Creed’s Crew Chief, Others for Eldora Violation

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GMS Racing announced an interim crew chief on Tuesday, August 6 for its No. 2 truck after NASCAR found it violated rules. The truck, driven by Sheldon Creed last week at Eldora Speedway, “experienced a loss or separation of added ballast,” according to NASCAR This issue occurred during practices for last Thursday’s race. Crew chief …

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Tracking the Trucks: Stewart Friesen Snags 1st Career Win at Eldora Speedway

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In a Nutshell: After finishing runner-up six times in his career, Stewart Friesen finally scored his first career win Thursday night at Eldora Speedway. “Oh man, thank you to all the race fans that stuck with us,” Friesen said in victory lane. “Today, this is the day. This is the week. Thanks to everybody. This …

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Tracking the Trucks: Ross Chastain Scores Dominant 3rd Victory at Pocono Raceway

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In a Nutshell: Ross Chastain scored his third win of the 2019 season with a dominant performance in the Gander RV 150 at Pocono Raceway Saturday afternoon, July 27. He dedicated his victory to late Kaulig Racing crew chief Nick Harrison, who died suddenly last weekend at the age of 37. “I know we were …

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It’s Win or Go Home in Playoff Crapshoot for Truck Rookie Sheldon Creed

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Tyler Ankrum looked awfully relaxed in the media center this Friday afternoon during availability after NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series practice Friday at Pocono Raceway, one race removed from his upset victory at Kentucky Speedway. One seat over, Sheldon Creed was a little less so, though you’d never know it from his demeanor. Entering race …

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Tyler Ankrum Scores 1st Career Truck Series Win at Kentucky Speedway

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Tyler Ankrum took advantage of Brett Moffitt’s empty fuel tank and scored his first career Gander Outdoors Truck Series victory in Thursday night’s Buckle Up in Your Truck 225 at Kentucky Motor Speedway. He led a race-high 40 laps along the way. “Honestly, I wasn’t even really listening. I was just driving my rear-end off,” …

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Chandler Smith, Sheldon Creed Top Truck Practices at Iowa

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The Gander Outdoors Truck Series teams prepared their trucks in two practice sessions Saturday (June 15) before the M&MS 200 at Iowa Speedway. Chandler Smith and Sheldon Creed led the way in each session. Practice 1 Kyle Busch Motorsports and GMS Racing took half of the top 10 spots in the first practice session. Smith, …

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ARCA Preview: General Tire 150 at Charlotte Motor Speedway

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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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