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Truck Series Breakdown: fred’s 250 powered by Coca Cola

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Timothy Peters finally broke through in 2014, holding off the field on a green-white-checkered finish, to score the win in the fred’s 250 powered by Coca Cola at Talladega Superspeedway Saturday afternoon. Peters held off Tayler Malsam by 0.143 seconds to score his eighth career Truck Series win. Spencer Gallagher finished a career best third, …

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Tracking the Trucks: Chevrolet Silverado 250

2014 Canadian Tire Motorsports Park NCWTS Ryan Blaney German Quiroga checkered flag credit getty images

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In a Nutshell: Ryan Blaney finished 0.049 seconds ahead of German Quiroga to win Sunday afternoon’s Chevrolet Silverado 250 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. The driver of the No. 29 Ford led twice for a race-high 34 laps en route to his first win of the season. Erik Jones, Gray Gaulding and Andrew Ranger rounded …

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NASCAR Penalizes Two CWTS Teams Following Pocono Infractions

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NASCAR announced on Tuesday that a pair of NASCAR Camping World Truck Series teams have been penalized following this past weekend’s race at Pocono Raceway. The No. 17 of Timothy Peters was found in violation of the rules during opening day inspection at Pocono Raceway and as a result, crew chief Paul Richmond was fined $7,500 …

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Tracking the Trucks: American Ethanol 200

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In a Nutshell: Erik Jones took the checkered flag 0.629 seconds ahead of Ryan Blaney to win Friday night’s American Ethanol 200 from Iowa Speedway. Jones led a race-high 131 laps en route to his second career victory. Matt Crafton, Joey Coulter and German Quiroga rounded out the top 5. Who Should Have Won: Erik …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Five Drivers To Watch At Iowa

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While the Nationwide and Sprint Cup Series drivers head off to New Hampshire, the Camping World Truck Series is headed to Iowa Speedway for a rare race alongside IndyCar. Thanks to that distance, there isn’t a single Cup driver on the entry list for Friday night’s event, and even better, a full field of trucks …

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Pace Laps: Hendrick Horsepower, RHR’s Rebound and a Surprise Nationwide Winner

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Paul Menard's Nationwide victory at Michigan marked a turnaround the entire Richard Childress Racing team is experiencing right now.

Sprint Cup Series: Power and Tires – Enzo Ferrari once stated that aerodynamics are for people who don’t know how to build engines.  That may be a paraphrasing of the Italian icon’s words, but you get the idea.  This concept could not be found in better evidence than after the Sprint Cup race at Michigan.  How’s …

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The Big 6: Questions Answered After the 2011 North Carolina Education Lottery 200 at Charlotte

After claiming the pole, Timothy Peters led for 30 laps and was running solidly in the top five. It looked like Peters was headed for a surefire top finish, but a lap 62 crash ended his night, relegating Peters to a 32nd-place finish. Peters also dropped one spot in points for a total of four positions lost in the last two weeks.

Frontstretch NASCAR Power Rankings: Top 15 Up & Coming NASCAR Stars

During the final off week of the NASCAR season, despite a year where rookies are few and far between in the Cup Series, we’re taking a look at some stars of tomorrow who could potentially make an impact down the road. There are a multitude of racers spread all over the country, and thousands of …

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