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Thinkin’ Out Loud: Kevin Harvick Breaks Script and Wins an Intermediate Race in 2017

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Who’s in the headline – For the first time, in what has seemed to be the history of racing, a Ford passed a Toyota on track with pure speed. That is fake news, but it has seemed that way for much of the season. On Sunday, Kevin Harvick chased down Martin Truex Jr and passed him …

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Love for Ted Christopher Strong in Modified Ranks

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(Photo: Darren McCollester/NASCAR via Getty Images)

Following the news that Whelen Modified Tour legend Ted Christopher died Sept. 16 in a single-engine plane crash in Connecticut, at the time en route to the Riverhead 200 at Riverhead Raceway, there was an outpouring of support and kind words from racing fans across the world on social media, at local racetracks and more. …

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Pace Laps: Championship Favorites Reign at Chicago, Josef Newgarden Wins IndyCar Title

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: The Importance of Execution – It ended some days and opened opportunity for others. Heck, it even had its place in the day of the race winner Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway. Execution is an important factor in tying one end of the race to the other, especially once the playoffs …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: Martin Truex Jr. Slimes His Way to First Win of the Playoffs

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(Photo: Logan Whitton / NKP)

Who’s in the headline – The best driver and team for the vast majority of 2017 has been Martin Truex Jr. and the No. 78. They made another statement in the first race of the playoffs with a dominating performance over the second half at Chicagoland Speedway. Truex already has the playoff points necessary to waltz …

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Modified Legend Ted Christopher Dead at 59

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(Photo: Darren McCollester/NASCAR via Getty Images)

Ted Christopher, a legendary driver in NASCAR’s modified division ranks and an occasional competitor on the NASCAR national series level,  died in a plane crash in his home state of Connecticut on Saturday, Sept. 16. He was 59. According to Speed 51, Christopher died in a crash in Guilford, Conn., while on his way to a race …

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