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Tearing Apart the Trucks: Joey Logano Set to Debut at Talladega

After taking a weekend off, the Craftsman Truck Series returns to action Saturday afternoon at Talladega Superspeedway. Joey Logano will be making his Truck Series debut in the No. 59 Team ASE / Harris Trucking Toyota. Logano takes the place of Ted Musgrave, who resigned from HT Motorsports after being accused of intentionally wrecking his truck in practice at Las Vegas Motor Speedway two weeks ago.

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Ten Points To Ponder… After the 2008 Camping World RV 400 at Kansas

*1. Naturally Good* - The Chase for the Sprint Cup point format initiated in 2004 is designed to narrow the point gap amongst the Top 12 drivers and aid in creating a more exciting and suspenseful ten race climax to the NASCAR Sprint Cup season. Following Sunday’s Camping World RV 400 from Kansas Jimmie Johnson leads Carl Edwards and Greg Biffle by 10 and 30 points respectfully, with seven races remaining before the Sprint Cup Champion is crowned. Interesting? Well, in the Craftsman Truck Series, scheduled to compete next weekend at the high-banks of the Talladega Superspeedway there is one whale of a battle for the CTS championship brewing between former Cup drivers Johnny Benson and Ron Hornaday. Benson holds a *ONE* point lead over Hornaday with just six races remaining. Who needs artificially induced drama, anyways?

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Tracking the Trucks: 2007 Silverado 350K at Texas

Ted Musgrave took the checkered flag under caution ahead of Brendan Gaughan to win his first race since 2005 in St. Louis. Musgrave survived a green-white-checkered finish in the Silverado 350K at Texas Motor Speedway Friday night that saw the two frontrunners, Chad McCumbee and Jack Sprague, wreck each other shortly after taking the green flag. Mike Skinner, Mike Bliss and Rick Crawford rounded out the top five.

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Tracking the Trucks: 2007 Built Ford Tough 225 at Kentucky

Mike Skinner won his fourth race of the season Saturday night in the Built Ford Tough 225 at the Kentucky Speedway. Skinner beat runner-up Travis Kvapil by 5.570 seconds. Ted Musgrave, who returned to the No. 9 after a one-week suspension, finished third. Ryan Mathews and David Green rounded out the top five.

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Mirror Driving: Does One Win Drive Hamlin To New Heights? Was Musgrave’s Suspension Right? And NASCAR Penalties – Too Much Or Too Light?

With his win on Sunday, has Denny Hamlin vaulted into position to be Jeff Gordon's most serious challenger for the championship? Or is someone else still in better shape?

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Fanning the Flames: A Confused Writer Has A Question Of His Own For NASCAR

Dear NASCAR: How does Kurt Busch slam into Tony Stewart's car while on pit road, almost hitting Stewart's jackman in the process, only to walk away with the new standard of a 100-point docking and a $100,000 fine. Meanwhile, Ted Musgrave gives Kelly Bires a pop after a wreck at Milwaukee, while still on the track, mind you, no crewmen anywhere close, and gets docked 50 owner and driver points, $10,000, and gets suspended for a race?

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Tracking the Trucks: 2006 Kroger 200 at Martinsville

Jack Sprague finally got the proverbial monkey off his back Saturday afternoon in Martinsville. In his 13th career start, he finally took a checkered flag at a track that's given him more than his share of bad luck through the years, finishing 0.416 seconds ahead of the Martinsville spring race winner David Starr to take the win. Erik Darnell, Mark Martin and Johnny Benson rounded out the top five.

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Tracking the Trucks: 2006 Smith’s Las Vegas 350

After a season of frustration, Mike Skinner finally broke through to score his first win of 2006 Saturday night in the Smith's Las Vegas 350. Taking the lead on the final restart on lap 126, Skinner held off Ted Musgrave by .309 seconds to score his first career victory at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Mike Bliss, Johnny Benson, and Ron Hornaday rounded out the top five.

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