NCWTS: Another Rookie On Top; Ben Rhodes Leads Second Truck Practice at Martinsville

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MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Report by Race Chaser Online Northeast Correspondent Kyle Magda — Drew Hallowell/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — Ben Rhodes most likely made his sponsor happy during Friday’s second Camping World Truck Series practice at Martinsville. Alpha Energy Services is the title-sponsor of tomorrow’s 250-lap race at the Paper Clip and also adorns the hood of Rhodes’ No. …

NXS: Erik Jones Still Quick at Phoenix; Rookie Driver Leads JGR 1-2-3 in Second Practice

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AVONDALE, Ariz. — Report by Race Chaser Online Northeast Correspondent Kyle Magda — Chris Trotman/Getty Images North America photo — Erik Jones hasn’t skipped a beat Friday at Phoenix International Raceway. The 19-year-old driver’s perfect day remains intact as Jones turned the fastest lap at 26.855 seconds (134.053 seconds) in his No. 20 Reser’s Toyota. He paced first practice this …

NXS: JGR Keeps on Rolling; Suarez Tops Second XFINITY Practice Over Teammate Erik Jones

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HAMPTON, Ga. — official series release — Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images North America photo — Daniel Suarez jumped to the lead late to end Friday’s second NASCAR XFINITY Series practice at Atlanta Motor Speedway, posting a top speed of 181.902 mph. Suarez’s top speed came on his 22nd and final lap around the 1.54-mile track. Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Erik Jones was second-fastest at 180.975 mph. …