Sauter Wins Truck Series Race In Charlotte, Busch Blasts Pit Crew

As drivers battled for position behind him, Johnny Sauter pulled away his No. 21 GMS Racing Chevrolet during the final 10-lap run to win Friday night’s North Carolina Education Lottery 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. “We won Charlotte!” an elated Sauter screamed over his radio as he crossed the finish line 1.340 seconds ahead of Kyle Busch, who was frustrated in his attempt at a series-record tying 51st victory. A few minutes later, in Victory Lane, Sauter, the pole winner, reveled in the significance…

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Matt Kenseth Earns Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race (6 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) Pole As RFR/Fords Strong

It only took Matt Kenseth one week to get Roush/Fenway Racing back up to speed. Well, maybe it was part restrictor plate too. Nevertheless, Kenseth earned the pole for Saturday night’s Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race (6 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) in the unique qualifying round run on a soggy Friday afternoon at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. Drivers have to complete three laps and add a four-tire stop with no pit road speed limit in the session, as Kenseth did it best with a total time of 2:07.644 at an…

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After Larson’s Penalty, It’s Time For NASCAR To Take a Larger Stance On Penalties

We all knew it was coming and on Tuesday afternoon, NASCAR released their penalty report from last weekend’s competition at the Kansas Speedway. Kyle Larson became the latest recipient of a L-1 penalty from NASCAR. This one, was obvious. Larson’s rear window on his No. 42 Chevrolet was caved in. TV cameras caught it late in the race. Larson and his team blamed it as “crash damage.” Other pictures and video evidence say otherwise. There’s plenty of proof out there that the caved in part of his rear window was…

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Hertz Joins Hendrick Motorsports, To Sponsor William Byron

Last Saturday, William Byron said a crash at the Kansas Speedway hurt a lot. On Wednesday, he found a sponsor pertaining to that work. Sorry, for the bad play on words. The Hertz Corporation, one of the world’s largest vehicle rental companies, has joined 12-time NASCAR Cup Series champions Hendrick Motorsports as a primary sponsor of leading rookie of the year contender William Byron and his iconic No. 24 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 team beginning in 2018. As part of the two-year agreement, Hertz will be primary sponsor of the No.…

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Harvick Makes Late Race Pass To Win Wild KC Masterpiece 400 at Kansas

It shouldn’t come to a shock at all that Kevin Harvick and Martin Truex Jr. finished 1-2 in Saturday night’s KC Masterpiece 400 at the Kansas Speedway. After all, both have by far been the top two drivers on 1.5-mile tracks over the last few years. But, the big story is how they got there. Harvick passed Truex for the lead coming to the white flag and never looked back en route to his 42nd career Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series win. It was his 14th on a 1.5-mile track…

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Harvick Earns Kansas Pole

Kevin Harvick is on a terror. After dominating last weekend’s race at Dover, he’s picking up where he left off in Kansas. Harvick, not only was quickest in practice on Friday, but he won the Busch Pole Award too. Harvick, circled the 1.5-mile Kansas Speedway track with a lap of 188.811 mph in his No. 4 Ford in the third round of qualifying en route to the pole for Saturday night’s KC Masterpiece 400 (8 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). 

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Gragson Gets Emotional Victory In Kansas

After breaking down in tears when crashing last weekend at Dover while battling for the lead on the second to last lap, Noah Gragson backed it up with a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory on Friday night at the Kansas Speedway. Gragson, earned the pole for the race and dominated in leading 128 of the 167 laps en route to his second career Truck Series victory. The win makes him playoff bound too. 

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Daly To Make NASCAR XFINITY Series Debut In Road America

INDIANAPOLIS – Conor Daly is one of the most talented race car drivers in the world. Unfortunately, no one is wanting to take a chance on the driver. I always feared that he’d get away from the Verizon IndyCar Series if given the right opportunity elsewhere. Now, that could be happening. Daly, 26, will make his NASCAR debut later on this year on the Road America circuit in Wisconsin. The Aug. 25 race in Elkhart Lake will see Daly drive for Roush/Fenway Racing in the NASCAR XFINITY Series, teaming him with…

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Kligerman Returning To Cup Series Ride For Coca Cola 600

For the first time in nearly four years, Parker Kligerman will be back in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Gaunt Brothers will put Kligerman in their No. 96 Toyota for the Coca Cola 600 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 27. It will mark Kligerman’s first Cup Series start since the 2014 Southern 500 at Darlington. In the span between Cup starts, Kligerman has become an analyst for NBC Sports’ NASCAR coverage as well as making select starts in the NASCAR XFINITY Series. He’s made 22 Truck Series…

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5 Favorites For Friday Night’s 37 Kind Days 250 (8:30 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) at Kansas

The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series ended a four week break last weekend at Dover and now has their sights set on the penultimate race of a three consecutive week stretch. Saturday’s 37 Kind Days 250 (8:30 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) will feature the return of Kyle Busch in the series as well as his teammate Brandon Jones. Will they be the ones to beat? Here are my five favorites. 

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