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Sep 05

Purdy Drives to Another Runner-Up Finish at Langley

Chase Purdy added to his tally of podium finishes in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East on Monday by claiming his fifth second-place result of the year at Langley Speedway in the Visit Hampton Virginia 150. The finish solidified his third place ranking…

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Sep 05

McDowell Tackles The Lady In Black

Michael McDowell tackled the lady in black during the Bojangles’ Southern 500 on Sunday, earning his best finish at the infamously tough track. McDowell and Leavine Family Racing (LFR) struggled to find speed during the two Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) practice sessions on Friday, and

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Sep 05

Kyle Busch Playoff Points

With just one race remaining before the start of the 10-race, 16-driver Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs, Kyle Busch is headed to one of his best tracks looking to add to his playoff point total. With his playoff spot firmly in hand by virtue …

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Sep 05

Purdy Drives to Another Runner-Up Finish at Langley

Chase Purdy added to his tally of podium finishes in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East on Monday by claiming his fifth second-place result of the year at Langley Speedway in the Visit Hampton Virginia 150. The finish solidified his third place ranking…

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Sep 05

Austin Cindric clinches playoff spot with win in Canada

Canadian Tire Motorsport Park has a knack for hosting dramatic finishes, and Austin Cindric created one of his own in today’s Chevrolet Silverado 250 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. A dramatic last-lap incident saw Cindric push his No. 19 Brad Keselowski Racing Ford into the back of the No. 33

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Sep 04

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoff Field to be Set over Fan Appreciation Weekend at Richmond Raceway

Fall race week has officially arrived at Richmond Raceway. From the final drivers making the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs to the crowning of NASCAR’s regular season champion to the return of Fan Appreciation Weekend to Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s final, career, two-race appearance to the

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Sep 04

Lucky 13 for Ty Dillon After Dancing with The Lady In Black

When the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series returns to the historic Darlington Raceway every Labor Day weekend, each team participates in a throwback event to pay homage to the sport’s past. This season, Ty Dillon and Germain Racing chose to highlight the No. 13 Chevrolet from 1963, driven by Johnny

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Sep 04

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoff Field to be Set over Fan Appreciation Weekend at Richmond Raceway

Fall race week has officially arrived at Richmond Raceway. From the final drivers making the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs to the crowning of NASCAR’s regular season champion to the return of Fan Appreciation Weekend to Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s final, career, two-race appearance to the

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Sep 04

Hamlin Victorious In Southern 500 as Truex Claims Regular Season Championship

In the closing stage of the Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway, Denny Hamlin would repeat as a winner of the event by overcoming a nearly twenty second deficit in the closing laps. With the final stop in sight for the night and well within fuel range t…

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Sep 04

Cindric Claims First-Career Win While Briscoe Clinches Playoff Spot at CTMP

Austin Cindric made a thrilling pass on the last lap to win Sunday’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. Cindric’s pass around Kaz Grala in Turn 5 on the final lap capped a stirring late-race rally and vaulted the 19-year-old driver into the NCWTS Playoffs

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Sep 04

Truex Files a Stage Win and Top-Five Finish at CTMP

Ryan Truex captured his fifth top-five finish of 2017, and tallied a stage win on Sunday afternoon at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park. The driver of the No. 16 Don Valley North Toyota / Weins Canada Toyota Tundra kept himself in playoff contention with …

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Sep 04

Patience, Strategy Earn Jones 5th Place in Darlington Debut

Erik Jones and the No. 77 5-hour ENERGY Toyota may not have tamed Darlington Raceway completely but a fifth-place finish in just his first Southern 500 was proof that he will be a force to deal with in the future. A green-flag pit stop with less than 3…

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Sep 04

Kaz Grala No. 33 STEALTH Chevrolet Silverado Canadian Tire Motorsport Park Recap

Arriving in Canada for the only road course race of the NCWTS season, Kaz put his road course racing background to good use, finishing first practice eighth-fastest and final practice third before ultimately qualifying third for Sunday’s Chevrolet Silverado 250. At the start of the 64-lap race, Kaz

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Sep 04

Clint Bowyer Finishes 40th at Darlington

Stage 1 Recap (Laps 1-100): ● Clint Bowyer started 16th and finished 40th. ● Moved from 16th to 12th in opening laps. ● Reported engine issues while running slow during the race’s first caution on lap 16. ● Bowyer stalled on pit lane before the safety truck pushed the racecar to the garage. ● After

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Sep 04

Kurt Busch Finishes Third at Darlington

Stage 1 Recap (Laps 1-100): ● Kurt Busch started seventh, finished 11th. ● Busch said his No. 41 Monster Energy/Haas Automation Ford Fusion became loose on entry during the opening laps. ● During a lap-42 caution, Busch pitted for four tires, fuel and air pressure adjustments. A quick pit stop from the

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Sep 04

Blaney, Motorcraft/Quick Lane Racing Team Survive Darlington, Finish 31st

Ryan Blaney and the Motorcraft/Quick Lane Racing team were fortunate to finish 31st in the Bojangles’ Southern 500 tonight at Darlington Raceway. Blaney and the Wood Brothers’ iconic No. 21 battled problem after problem, one that threatened to end the night early. “This was a first and it figures

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