NSCS: Two for Two; Hamlin Adds Another Pole to Bristol Weekend

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BRISTOL, Tenn. — official series release — Gregory Shamus/Getty Images North America photo — Denny Hamlin took home the Coors Light Pole Award at Bristol Motor Speedway for Saturday night’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Irwin Tools Night Race (7:30 p.m. ET, NBCSN, PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). Hamlin took the pole position with a fast lap of 131.407 mph in the final round of qualifying, which …

NSCS: Fast Off the Truck; Rain Puts Larson First in Saturday’s Quaker State 400

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SPARTA, Ky. — Report by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda –Daniel Shirey/Getty Images North America photo — Once the Sprint Cup Series cars got on track Friday morning, Kyle Larson turned laps at Kentucky Speedway before setting the quickest time of the practice at 29.583 seconds (182.537 mph) Shortly thereafter, the rains returned and Mother Nature prevailed, forcing …

NSCS: Joe Gibbs Racing Still On Top at Charlotte; Edwards Paces First Cup Practice

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CONCORD, N.C. — Report by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Kyle Magda photo — The speed of the Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) cars continued to show after Denny Hamlin’s Sprint All-Star Race win last Saturday night. But this time, there was another JGR driver at the top of the board. Carl Edwards posted the fastest time in …

Souza Files Blog: What Should Make Someone Eligible For a Chase Berth?

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SEEKONK, Mass. — Blog by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — Matthew O’Haren/USA TODAY Sports photo — When I ponder the current situation in NASCAR, it brings one important question to my mind — is the sanctioning body on the same page? At least in my eyes, the sport could be in trouble for future situations. With everything …

NSCS: Team Xtreme Racing Dually, Atlanta Primary Car Stolen

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HAMPTON, Ga. and CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images North America photo — From the highest of highs to the lowest of lows, Team Xtreme Racing has been on an emotional roller-coaster for the last two weeks of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series action. Just five days after making their first Daytona …

NCWTS: Flying Lap; Ty Dillon Claims Truck Pole at Daytona in First Start for GMS Racing

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – official series release – Jared Tilton/Getty Images North America photo – Ty Dillon won the Keystone Light Pole Qualifying Award for Friday night’s Camping World Truck Series season-opening race: the NextEra Energy Resources 250 (7:30 p.m. ET, FOX) at Daytona International Speedway. This is the Richard Childress Racing driver’s fifth pole award of his Truck Series …

NCWTS: Learning Quick; Hill Paces First Practice Session in Daytona Debut

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – official series release – Jared Tilton/Getty Images North America photo – Austin Hill topped the opening practice session of the 2015 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season on Thursday at Daytona International Speedway. Hill, a NASCAR Next driver, rounded the 2.5-mile track with a top speed of 188.509 mph and in 47.743 seconds. Travis Kvapil finished …