Martin Truex Jr. takes the checkered flag to advance to Round 2 in the NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs. Photo by Alan Marler/Harold Hinson Photography

Martin Truex Jr. wins Playoff race at Richmond Raceway

By Holly Cain NASCAR Wire Service Martin Truex Jr. received a penalty on the opening lap of the race for crossing the start/finish line in front of polesitter Denny Hamlin at the green flag. But 400 laps later Truex led the field across the line again – this time as the race winner of Saturday […]

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Kyle Larson “not disappointed or upset” after dominating, finishing second

By Summer Bedgood, Managing Editor Looking at Kyle Larson’s career statistics, you see a lot of “buts”… 16 times in his career, he has led over 100 laps … BUT only won three of those races.  Larson has 32 times in his career finished in the top two … BUT only seven of those were […]

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Brad Keselowski dominates the Richmond Playoff race

By Holly Cain, NASCAR Wire Service Brad Keselowski made good on a confident Babe Ruth-like prediction earlier this week when he said he expected to dominate and win Saturday night’s Federated Auto Parts 400 Playoff race at Richmond (Va.) Raceway. Dominate, he did. After leading a race best 192 of the 400 laps at the […]

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Brandon Jones snatches dramatic NASCAR Xfinity win at Kansas

July 25, 2020  By Reid Spencer NASCAR Wire Service On the final lap of overtime in Saturday’s Kansas Lottery 250, Brandon Jones stole a victory and a piece of history from Austin Cindric. Restarting from seventh place in the second overtime attempt, Jones charged forward and wrested the lead from Cindric, who was less than one […]

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Matt Crafton breaks drought, secures Playoff spot with Kansas win

July 25, 2020  By Reid Spencer NASCAR Wire Service For Matt Crafton, the victory couldn’t have been sweeter. The 44-year-old reigning NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series champion held off a determined charge from 19-year-old Christian Eckes and held on to win Saturday’s E.P.T. 200 at Kansas Speedway. In the second leg of NASCAR’s first Truck Series weekend […]

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Brett Moffitt earns best finish of the season at Kansas Speedway

By Summer Bedgood, Managing Editor KANSAS CITY, Kan. — In the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series race at Kansas Speedway Friday night, Brett Moffitt seemed poised to make a run at the victory. Unfortunately for him, another driver — Austin Hill — would prove to be more formidable. Moffitt, a 27-year-old driver for […]

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Austin Hill triumphs at Kansas for first NASCAR Gander Trucks win of the season

July 24, 2020  By Reid Spencer NASCAR Wire Service As the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series leader for seven straight weeks, Austin Hill was all but assured of making the Playoffs. On Friday night he made it official, winning the Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 200 at Kansas Speedway to pick up his first […]

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Kyle Busch rebounds for an 11th-place run following contact with wall

By Summer Bedgood, Managing Editor KANSAS CITY, Kan. — After winning five races and securing his second NASCAR Cup Series championship last season, it was expected that Kyle Busch would continue to “kick butt and take names” in 2020. Yet, surprisingly, 19 races into the season, the 35-year-old driver has yet to make it to […]

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Jimmie Johnson Loses Ground in Playoff Standings

By Summer Bedgood, Managing Editor KANSAS CITY, Kan. — When you think of big crashes and lots of torn up sheet metal, typically the tracks that come to mind are Daytona International Speedway and Talladega Superspeedway. However, on Thursday night, it was Kansas Speedway serving up some carnage — and shaking up the Playoff standings […]

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