NCWTS: Doing the Double; Peters to Attempt Las Vegas and Martinsville During Busy Weekend

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MARTINSVILLE, Va. — official release — Sean Gardner/Getty Images North America photo — Timothy Peters plans on covering almost 5,000 miles and hopefully another 500 or so laps next weekend. He’s attempting the Las Vegas-Martinsville double and two things are certain: it’s a first and it’s going to be exciting to follow. Peters is one of the top stars of the …

SUPERS: McVetta Eyes Classic Weekend Double Duty with Homebuilt Supermodified

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OSWEGO, N.Y. – official track release — Elite51 photo — Ohio Supermodified pilot Mike McVetta is hard at work preparing his homebuilt machine to take on double duty action during Oswego Speedway’s 59th annual Budweiser International Classic Weekend, set for September 4-6. A winged Supermodified veteran of the Ohio based MSA Supermodified tour, McVetta and team have laid plans for a full-time schedule …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Recent Success Paving Way for Expanded Opportunities for Ryan Blaney

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HIGH POINT, N.C. — Audio and story by Managing Editor Jacob Seelman for Speed77 Radio and Race Chaser Online — Patrick Smith/Getty Images North America photo — It’s been a pretty good three weeks to be Ryan Blaney and Team Penske. With wins in two of his last three NASCAR national series starts (at Bristol in the Nationwide Series and Canada …

ARCA: All Aboard the Schrader Express; Veteran Pulling Dirt Double at DuQuoin

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DUQUOIN, Ill. – official release — Ken Schrader is the oldest winner in ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards history, but he sure doesn’t act like it. The 59-year-old Fenton, Mo. veteran and defending Southern Illinois 100 winner will be juggling his duties in his Federated Auto Parts modified dirt car and his No. 52 Federated-sponsored ARCA car on Labor …

Q&A: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Driver Jake Crum

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BRISTOL, TN – Story by Race Chaser Online Mid-Atlantic Correspondent Marshall Gabell – Kevin Cox/Getty Images Photo – Like the famous adage goes: no matter what happens, a bird always returns to it’s nest – and that statement holds true for NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) driver Jake Crum, who returns to Bristol Motor Speedway (his home track) for …

NASCAR: Ryan Blaney Ready For First-Ever Double Duty Attempt at Kansas

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KANSAS CITY, KS — official release — Matthew T. Thacker photo — Hopefully, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series drivers enjoyed the break – because things are about to get a lot busier for the series. And few will be as busy as Ryan Blaney. After racing only twice so far this season, the 2014 schedule will get hectic over the …

INDYCAR: Kurt Busch’s Indy 500 Livery Unveiled

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April 28, 2014 — team release — Andretti Autosport photo — INDIANAPOLIS – Andretti Autosport unveiled today the Indy car in which, in just a few short weeks, Kurt Busch will make his first career Indianapolis 500 qualifying attempt. Busch will pilot the No. 26 Suretone Honda as he endeavors to become only the fourth driver in history to contest the “Double” …

INDYCAR: Kurt Busch to Attempt “Double Duty” by Competing in Indianapolis 500 with Andretti Autosport

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March 4, 2014 — team release — photo credit Jerry Markland/Getty Images — INDIANAPOLIS, IN — It has been over a decade since it was last completed, but this May NASCAR Champion Kurt Busch will endeavor to become only the fourth driver in history to contest the “Double” – competing in IndyCar’s historic Indianapolis 500 and NASCAR’s 600-mile race in the …