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NASCAR 101: NASCAR’s Current Owner-Drivers

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Where have all the owner-drivers gone? Well, it certainly ain’t the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Which is probably a different story from when many who read this first started following NASCAR. The story of the owner-driver — the do-it-all wheelman who can balance a checkbook just as well as he can drive a car …

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The Underdog House: Half Mile Concrete Jungle

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Top of The Class Matt DiBenedetto and Leavine Family Racing have been quite the surprise thus far in 2019. In fact, this group had the kind of weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway that will have us revoking their underdog eligibility if it were to become a regular occurrence. Many fans were first introduced to DiBenedetto …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: What Is The Future of FOX NASCAR’s On-Air Team?

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This week is likely going to be a busy one, so buckle up and enjoy the ride.  Last weekend, NASCAR’s National Series were all in action at Texas Motor Speedway.  The weather was not exactly ideal.  That was something that I was actually a little worried about in regards to the Truck race moving from …

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NASCAR 101: The Revival of the Sportsman, Courtesy Ryan Sieg

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The NASCAR Xfinity Series: “Where names are made.” Right??? Over the last several years, Xfinity has been a place for young teens and 20-somethings to get experience on larger tracks and race against top competition. The same goes for NASCAR’s Gander Outdoors Truck Series and the ARCA Menards Series. Drivers with last names like Cindric, …

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Hill Motorsports to Run Partial Truck Season, Debuting at Martinsville

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Longtime NASCAR competitor and second generation driver Timmy Hill has formed a new NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series team. Hill Motorsports plans to attempt a partial schedule in the 2019 season, beginning at Martinsville Speedway (March 23). Hill, along with younger brother Tyler, will share driving duties of the No. 56 Chevrolet throughout the season. …

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Entry List: Production Alliance Group 300

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The NASCAR Xfinity Series returns to action this Saturday (March 16) at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Cali. All 37 entries will race on Saturday. Kyle Busch will once again be back in the No. 18 iK9 Service Dog/Xtreme Concepts Inc. Toyota, going for three wins in a row. Busch has six previous Xfinity wins …

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Entry List: Ford EcoBoost 300

Homestead Xfinity

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The NASCAR XFINITY Series heads to the Homestead-Miami Speedway this weekend (Nov. 17) for the final race of the season: the Ford EcoBoost 300. At the conclusion of the race, the series will crown either Christopher Bell, Tyler Reddick, Daniel Hemric, or Cole Custer as 2018 champion. 45 teams are entered this weekend, which means …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: Joey Logano Wins Martinsville Battle, War Undecided

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Who’s in the headline Joey Logano knew he had a chance to go to Homestead and challenge for a championship. It was going to take some old school, short track racing but he wasn’t afraid to do it. In Turns 3 and 4, where the greats of the sport have moved competitors to win since …

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Martin Truex Jr., Jimmie Johnson And Others To Start From Rear in First Data 500

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Martin Truex Jr.‘s quest to defend his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series title faces a setback today (Oct. 28) at Martinsville Speedway. The 2017 champion failed post-qualifying inspection and will forfeit his sixth place starting spot for the First Data 500. Truex will start the race in 33rd instead. Nine-time Martinsville winner Jimmie Johnson also …

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Entry List: Hollywood Casino 400

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The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series returns to the midwest for Sunday’s (Oct. 21) Hollywood Casino 400 held at the 1.5-mile oval of Kansas Speedway. This event is also the final race of the second round of the playoffs. The championship field shrinks from 12 to eight after the race. All drivers will qualify for …

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