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NASCAR 101: Xfinity Series Getting Into Throwback Spirit, Too

(Photo: CIA Stock Photography)

Much of the hullabaloo over this weekend’s racing at Darlington Raceway revolves around the sheer girth of throwback events and paint schemes that will populate the Southern 500 for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series come Sunday night. As the race re-assumes its historic Labor Day weekend date, the sanctioning body and its teams are celebrating …

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Newberry to Make Nationwide Series Debut at New Hampshire

NTS Motorsports announced on Wednesday that Brennan Newberry, who currently competes full-time in the K&N Pro Series East and part-time in the Camping World Truck Series, will drive the No. 55 Chevrolet Camaro in Saturday’s Nationwide Series Sta-Green 200 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway for Viva Motorsports/SS-Green Light Racing. Newberry, who will be locked into …

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Keep Your Hands to Yourself! NASCAR Struggling to Let 2010 Championship Weekend Unfold in Homestead

NASCAR, or any professional sport for that matter, couldn’t ask for better storylines to close their season with. With the ultimate race of the season less than 48 hours away, three drivers stand within striking distance of the Cup championship in one of the closest points battles seen at any level of racing in recent …

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Who’s Hot/Who’s Not in NASCAR: Everyone BUT the Big 3

Here’s my Hot/Not in NASCAR gift from me to you, a guided tour away from all things Chase, FedEx, Lowe’s and Pennzoil into the world of other drivers whose seasons – and coverage – in the minds of many ended weeks ago.

Tracking the Trucks: 2010 Mountain Dew 250 at Talladega

In a Nutshell: Kyle Busch took the checkered flag 0.002 of a second ahead of Aric Almirola to win the Mountain Dew 250 Saturday afternoon at Talladega Superspeedway. Busch pushed Almirola during a green-white-checkered finish but pulled ahead just before the start/finish line to score the smallest margin of victory in the history of the …

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Todd Bodine, Ron Hornaday Show What Champions are Made of at Martinsville

There’s a reason that Todd Bodine and Ron Hornaday have combined to win five championships in the Camping World Truck Series, a count that will swell to six by the end of this season. And on a day that saw Hornaday score the first win of his storied career at the famed Martinsville Speedway while …

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