AUDIO/FEATURE: Truex Scores Top-10 In Tour Mod Debut; Eyes 2017 Season

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Quietly, and almost unnoticed at the end of Saturday’s 14th annual John Blewett III Memorial North-South Shootout in memory of Charles Kepley, a rookie driver who had never sat behind the wheel of a tour-type modified before race weekend gutted out a top 10 finish at one of the toughest short tracks in the country.

NSCS: Stewart Has Fun In Final Indy Attempt; Finishes 11th Despite Late Speeding Ticket

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Hoping to make a statement in his final NASCAR Sprint Cup Series attempt at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, three-time champion and two-time Brickyard 400 winner Tony Stewart ultimately said he “had fun” despite his day unraveling in the final laps.

SOUTHEAST: Millington Notches Another Top Five in Late Model Action at Hickory

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STATESVILLE, N.C. — official team release by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Sherri Stearns photo — Ryan Millington notched his sixth consecutive top five finish at Hickory Motor Speedway during Saturday night’s NASCAR Whelen All-American Series 84 Lumber Night program, further extending the 14-year-old’s strong start to his 2016 season. Millington, from Statesville, North Carolina finished second …

NCWTS: Roller-Coaster Day Ends With Two Top-10 Finishes for GMS Racing at Martinsville

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RIDGEWAY, Va. — Story by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Drew Hallowell/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — GMS Racing’s day was a tale of two ends on Saturday at Martinsville Speedway. While Kyle Larson led 79 laps and led the team with a fourth-place effort after being up front all afternoon, the other three Chevrolet Silverados in the …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Reid Wilson Rises to the Occasion; Scores Solid Sixth-Place Finish at Greenville

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GREENVILLE, S.C. — Audio, photo and story by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Reid Wilson finally had his breakout moment on Saturday night at Greenville Pickens Speedway, wheeling the No. 66 MDA Summer Camp-TruNorth Warranty Programs Chevrolet for Young’s Motorsports to an impressive sixth-place effort in the Kevin Whitaker Chevrolet 150. The result was Wilson’s career-best in the …

KNPSE: Ranier Racing With MDM Duo Impresses at Greenville; Davis Holds K&N East Points Lead

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. – official team release — Ranier Racing with MDM had yet another solid weekend on Saturday during round three of the 2016 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East season, the Kevin Whitaker Chevrolet 150 at Greenville-Pickens (S.C.) Speedway. Benjamin, a native of Easley, S.C. native and the hometown favorite, was fastest in practice and laid down the fastest overall …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Tifft Makes Quiet Statement With Top 10 Finish in XFINITY Debut at Kentucky

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SPARTA, Ky. — Story by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Audio by Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Russell LaBounty/NKP via Matt Tifft Racing photo — You wouldn’t have known it by the lack of post-race fanfare, but Hinckley, Ohio young gun Matt Tifft made a solid impression during his NASCAR XFINITY Series debut Saturday night at Kentucky …

ARCA: Gragson Battles Back for Top-15 Finish After Early Engine Woes at Kentucky

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. — official team release — MMM photo — 17-year-old Noah Gragson turned heads at the Kentucky Speedway all weekend in his ARCA Racing Series debut with Mason Mitchell Motorsports (MMM). The driver of the No. 78 AlertID Ford Fusion qualified an impressive eighth for the Crosley Brands 150, and was running in the sixth position when his No. …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Brandon Jones Set for ‘Awesome’ Journey in 2016; Posts Career-Best XFINITY Mark in Kentucky

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SPARTA, Ky. and ATLANTA, Ga. — Story by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Audio by Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Andy Lyons/Getty Images North America photo — If Brandon Jones needed an exclamation point to put on his signing to Richard Childress Racing’s full-time NASCAR XFINITY Series program in 2016, Saturday night’s VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 at Kentucky Speedway was …

iRACING: Short-Lived Night Not Indicative of True Speed for Ryan Vaughn at Kentucky

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SPARTA, Ky. — official team release by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — RaDiUs Motorsports photo — Ryan Vaughn’s 10th career =RSR= Full Throttle Cup Series start did not go according to plan, after the RaDiUs Motorsports driver looped his No. 28 Race Chaser Online Chevrolet twice during Monday night’s Bluegrass Brawl at Kentucky Speedway and was relegated …

ARCA: Kimmel Earns Second Consecutive Top-Five Finish in Chicagoland

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CONCORD, N.C. – official team release — ARCA photo — Frank Kimmel finished fifth in Saturday’s ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards Scott 150 at Chicagoland Speedway. The run was his second consecutive top-five finish and his 271st overall during his storied career. Kimmel, who qualified sixth, once again found himself in the hunt for the top spot. After a successful practice …

NCWTS: Snake-Bitten; Cameron Hayley Endures Bad Luck After Top Five Run Gone Bad at Iowa

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NEWTON, Iowa — official team release — Todd Warshaw/Getty Images North America photo — Starting off his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) debut at Iowa Speedway in Newton on a high note, Friday night’s American Ethanol 200 presented by Enogen quickly took a turn for the worse for Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender Cameron Hayley — who was relegated to a 19th-place …