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Thinkin’ Dirty: 2021 Billy Whittaker Cars 200 at Oswego

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Mat Williamson completed a dominant invasion of the state of New York with his second consecutive win in the Billy Whittaker Cars 200, the pinnacle event of Super DIRT Week.

Thinkin’ Dirty: 2021 King of the Commonwealth at Virginia Motor Speedway

Virginia Motor Speedway winner Brandon Overton rejoices after winning at Eldora Speedway (May 2021).

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The A-Main: Virginia Motor Speedway There’s no disputing it, “Big Sexy” Brandon Overton is the undisputed King of the Commonwealth. Fresh off a $5,000 win at the Natural Bridge Speedway on Friday, Overton scored a come-from-behind victory in the King race at Virginia Motor Speedway Saturday night (May 15), winning $20,000 under the Ultimate Super …

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The Underdog House: Michael McDowell Lonely at the Top

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Top Dog Michael McDowell has been a frequent visitor to the top 20 this season, but he barely squeaked in this past Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. McDowell spent the majority of the race hovering around the 25th position. He finished 26th and 25th in the first two stages and was still in 25th …

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2019 Truck Series Review, Pt. 2: Non-Playoff Drivers

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In part one of our Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series review, we highlighted the eight drivers that qualified for the postseason. In part two, we’ll touch on the full-time drivers who missed the playoffs. 16. Jordan Anderson In his second full-time Truck Series campaign in as many years, Anderson regressed slightly in the top …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Meet the Youngsters Racing at ISM Raceway

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The 2019 Lucas Oil 150 will make NASCAR history. Ten drivers born in the year 2000 or later will attempt to compete in the penultimate NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series race of the season at ISM Raceway in Phoenix. Should all 10 drivers make the field, they will break the record for most drivers born …

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Tyler Dippel Reinstated by NASCAR

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

NASCAR reinstated Tyler Dippel on Wednesday (Aug. 28) night. The sanctioning body lifted his suspension after the charge against him of possession of a controlled substance was dismissed during his court appearance earlier the same day. As a result, Dippel is eligible to return to racing when the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series resumes action …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Erik Jones Opens Up About 2019

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In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss a weekend of road racing in the NASCAR Xfinity and Gander Outdoors Truck Series. Christopher Bell picked up his first victory on a road course at Road America. All the talks are of Bell moving up to the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series next year. …

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Odds & Ends Around the Track: Darlington Edition

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Nothing beats the anticipation of the beginning of the season and the thrill of the Great American Race — the Daytona 500. We waited all winter for it, and it’s a sign that spring is on the way when NASCAR returns. But a close second to the excitement of the Daytona 500 is the anticipation …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: What’s Next for Tyler Dippel & Young’s Motorsports?

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Tyler Dippel stole a fair number of headlines last weekend, and he didn’t even run the Gander Outdoors Truck Series race at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park. Friday evening (Aug 23), Motorsport.com reported the driver of the No. 02 Chevrolet had been suspended indefinitely for “actions detrimental to stock car racing, including a violation of the …

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Tyler Dippel Misdemenanor Charges Dropped

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The misdemeanor charges of possession of a controlled substance against NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series driver Tyler Dippel have been dropped, according to Fox Sports’ Alan Cavanna and Bob Pockrass. The misdemeanor charge of possession of a controlled substance against Young’s Motorsports driver Tyler Dippel has been dropped, according to the team and Dippel: (reporting …

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