NSCS: Truex Out But Not Down; Wins Pole At Martinsville

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RIDGEWAY, Va. – Martin Truex Jr. rebounded from an early exit in the Chase last weekend by winning Coors Light Pole Qualifying for Sunday’s Goody’s Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway (1 p.m. ET, NBCSN, MRN, SiriusXM). Truex claimed his fifth career pole and first at Martinsville with a fast time of 19.282 seconds (98.206 mph). Immediately after winning the pole, …

NXS: RCR Adds Four Drivers to XFINITY Roster; New Faces Aboard the No. 2 Chevrolet

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Richard Childress Racing (RCR) has announced the addition of four drivers to its 2016 NASCAR XFINITY Series team roster to compete in races at Iowa Speedway, Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Road America and Kentucky Speedway. The drivers will share seat time in the No. 2 Chevrolet Camaro with crew chief Danny Stockman.

NSCS: Allmendinger & JTG Daugherty Unveil Darlington Throwback Scheme

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. — official team release — JTG Daugherty Racing photo — On Wednesday, AJ Allmendinger and JTG Daugherty Racing’s family of brands revealed their Darlington Raceway Bojangles’ Southern 500 throwback paint scheme, raced by Topeka, Kansas native Bruce Hill in the 1970s (1974-1977). The throwback No. 47 Kroger/Kingsford Chevrolet SS maintains its continuity with the red, white and …

NSCS: It’s the Big One; Kurt Busch, Johnson Make Contact; Triggers 21-Car Wreck

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TALLADEGA, Ala. — Report by Race Chaser Online Northeast Correspondent Kyle Magda — Sean Gardner/Getty Images North America photo — Drivers always have to expect “The Big One” anytime NASCAR visits Talladega Superspeedway. It was only a matter of time when the laps of Sunday’s GEICO 500 began to wind down and the intensity increased. Jimmie Johnson and Paul Menard picked …

NSCS: Happy Harvick On Top; 2014 Cup Champ Paces Abbreviated Opening Cup Practice at Richmond

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RICHMOND, Va. — Report by Race Chaser Online Northeast Correspondent Kyle Magda — Todd Warshaw/Getty Images North America photo — Kevin Harvick is sporting the Busch colors once again this weekend at Richmond International Raceway. Actually it’s Busch Light, but the 3-time Richmond winner went right to the top of the charts in opening Sprint Cup Series practice. Harvick ran a …

NSCS: Hamlin Hammers Down; JGR Driver Paces Opening Sprint Cup Practice at Bristol

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BRISTOL, Tenn. — Report by Race Chaser Online Northeast Correspondent Kyle Magda — Sean Gardner/Getty Images North America photo — The speed in the Joe Gibbs Racing stable hasn’t left them Friday at Bristol Motor Speedway. Daytona 500 winner Denny Hamlin set the fastest time in opening practice at 14.913 seconds (128.666 mph) in the No. 11 FedEx Freight Toyota. Hamlin …

NSCS: Allmendinger Done Good; Propels JTG Daugherty Racing to Runner-Up Finish at the Paper Clip

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MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Report by Race Chaser Online Northeast Correspondent Kyle Magda — Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images North America photo — A.J Allmendinger did something Sunday at Martinsville Speedway that even he was surprised. He kept leader Kyle Busch in sight during the final laps and matched his career-best finish at the Paper Clip with a runner-up showing in his No. 47 …

NSCS: Easy as 1, 2, 3; Logano Sweeps Sprint Cup Qualifying & Scores Third Straight Martinsville Pole

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MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Report by Race Chaser Online Northeast Correspondent Kyle Magda — Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images North America photo — Three might be Joey Logano’s new lucky number after Friday’s Sprint Cup Series Coors Light Pole Qualifying at Martinsville Speedway. No one was able to knock Logano off the top spot in any of the three rounds as the 25-year-old secured …

NSCS: Right On Target; Kyle Larson Fastest in Opening Cup Practice at Atlanta

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HAMPTON, Ga. — Report by Race Chaser Online Northeast Correspondent Kyle Magda — Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images North America photo — Kyle Larson has yet to visit victory lane in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Friday’s opening practice showed the No. 42 Target Chevrolet is fast on the worn-out 1.54-mile Atlanta Motor Speedway. The 23-year-old driver turned a time of 28.74 …