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NCWTS: Tyler Reddick Fights Back to Fifth Place Finish at Martinsville

The box score shows that Tyler Reddick finished fifth, but that doesn’t begin to describe the day that the Brad Keselowski Racing driver had at Martinsville Speedway. “It didn’t start off right for us,” Reddick said. “We had pretty good track position, but a late dive by Saurez costs us. It was not my fault not seeing that happen. We could’ve avoided losing track position...
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VICS: Firestone Grand Prix Provisional Starting Grid

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VICS: Power Leads 1-2-3-4 Penske Sweep In St.Pete Qualifying

Any race fan that has followed IndyCar racing for years knows two things right off the bat. One, Roger Penske always provides the best equipment possible for his drivers. And second, and perhaps most important, anytime there is a new inkling thrown in for good measure, the Captain is usually able to jump on and take advantage of it faster than anyone else in the paddock is able...
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NCWTS: Camping World Trucks Put On Best Race of Season to Date

The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series has historically been known for putting on some of the best races of the season. So far this season, the trucks get credit for the best race that the NASCAR fans have gotten to witness. The clash of youth vs. experience produced a thrilling finish, with drivers making contact all the way around the tight paperclip oval. As the race started to...
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NCWTS: Kroger 250 at Martinsville Speedway Race Results

The last 10 laps of Saturday’s Kroger 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series were a roller-coaster ride for Joey Logano. Leading much of Saturday’s 250-lap event, the Brad Keselowski Racing driver was caught by defending Champion Matt Crafton, and fans were treated to an epic battle between the two for the lead. The close racing, however; allowed 17-year-old JR Motorsports driver...
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NSCS: Kyle Larson Faints at Autograph Session, Transported to Hospital

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Kyle Larson was transported to a local hospital for further evaluation after fainting during an autograph session Saturday afternoon at Martinsville Speedway. A spokesman for Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates confirmed that the defending Sprint Cup Series Rookie of the Year was being checked out by doctors, but was awake and alert on the way to...
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NCWTS: Kroger 200 Halfway Report – Logano Dominates Early, But Crafton Leads Halfway Lap

Joey Logano led 106 of the first 111 laps, but has since lost the lead as Matt Crafton would take the lead just before the halfway mark. Crafton started the race 13th and carefully worked his way up through the field. Crafton won this event back in the spring. Logano, meanwhile, is searching for his first truck victory. He commented on the radio that as they went along in the run...
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NSCS: Kurt Busch Fastest In Final Martinsville Practice

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NCWTS: Kroger 250 Starting Line-Up

At the end of Camping World Truck Series qualifying for the Kroger 250 at Martinsville Speedway, it’d be Joey Logano topping the charts with a lap of 19.504 seconds.
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NCWTS: Joey Logano Scores Kroger 250 Pole at Martinsville Speedway

At the end of Camping World Truck Series qualifying for the Kroger 250 at Martinsville Speedway, it’d be Joey Logano topping the charts with a lap of 19.504 seconds. The lap of Logano sets a brand new track record and marks his first career pole in the Camping World Truck Series. After setting the quick time, though, Logano would go for a spin after catching the curb slightly off...
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FIAWEC: Porsche Rules First Day Of Spring Training At Paul Ricard

LE CASTALLET, France- Just two days after revealing the stunning liveries they will carry in 2015 in the FIA World Endurance Championship and the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Porsche proved on Friday that their fleet of 919 Hybrid LMP1 coupes are just as fast as they are impressive to look at. As they did in 2014, the Porsche Team topped the charts on the first of two days of testing during...
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NSCS: Denny Hamlin Says J.D. Gibbs Still Upbeat Despite Health Concerns

On Wednesday, Joe Gibbs Racing announced that team president J.D. Gibbs is starting treatment for symptoms impacting areas of brain function. Per the announcement, Gibbs has undergone a series of tests following symptoms that include speech and processing issues. His doctors believe that it’s a result of complications from previous head injuries, but no specific injury has been...
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NSCS: NASCAR Warns Against Tampering Tires; Gustafson and Knaus React

Friday morning at Martinsville Speedway, NASCAR got the Sprint Cup Series crew cheifs together for a meeting, and reminded them of the primary taboos of racing – don’t alter the engines in a manner outside the rule book, don’t do anything to alter the fuel provided by Sunoco, and don’t make any unapproved alterations or treatments to the tires provided by Goodyear. The last...
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VICS: Power & Penske Top Charts In Friday St. Pete Action

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.- The last time Team Penske held a larger than normal set of full time entries was 1994, a year in which the squad would only be defeated four times all season. With expanding to four teams for 2015, based on practice on the streets of St. Petersburg, one wonders if a similar 2015 year is possible. Calling on the pace of reigning Verizon IndyCar Series champion...
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Martinsville Speedway March 2015 Photo Gallery

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NSCS: Logano Scores First Career Martinsville Pole

Recording a speed of 98.461 MPH around the half-mile Martinsville Speedway on Friday evening, Joey Logano scored the pole for Sunday’s STP 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. Friday’s qualifying effort marks the Connecticut native’s first career pole at the paperclip-shaped speedway in 13 tries, his second of the 2015 season, and the 10th of his career in NASCAR’s top series...
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NSCS: STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway Starting Lineup

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NCWTS: Cole Custer Leads Lone Truck Series Practice

Cole Custer, driver of the No. 00 Haas Automation Chevrolet, paced the only practice in preparation for the Kroger 250 from Martinsville Speedway. After rain forced the cancelation and adjustment of on-track events, the trucks finally got track time on the .526 mile paperclip. Custer’s time of 19.711 and speed of 96.068 mph was the only speed over 96 mph of the practice. Cameron...
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NSCS: Ryan Newman Fastest in First Practice at Martinsville

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NCATS: Gary Klutt to Run Full Canadian Tire Series Schedule

TORONTO, Ontario — After running four events last season, Gary Klutt is set to make the next step up in his young career, ready to run the full NASCAR Canadian Tire Series schedule in 2015. “We’re going to try and run every race and do our best,” he commented. “The road course stuff we’ve done before, and we’ll see how well we run on the ovals.” The Halton Hills, Ontario...
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VICS: Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Preview

After an extended break due to the earlier than usual conclusion of the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series prior to the Labor Day holiday, open wheel racing fans’ suffering for race action is about to end in 48 hours time. With a slightly larger full-time fleet and the long awaited debut of manufacturer specific aerodynamic kits to the speedy Dallara DW-12 chassis, the circuit has a lot...
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Rain Showers Delay Friday Schedule at Martinsville

Persistent rain showers in Southern Virginia have delayed Friday’s packed schedule for the NASCAR Camping World Truck and Sprint Cup Series at Martinsville Speedway. With rain expected to fall until mid-day, all activities at the .5-mile speedway are currently on hold as NASCAR’s fleet of Air Titan track dryers continue to circle the paperclip-shaped track. On tap today are the...
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Hamrac, Modifieds of Mayhem Tour Take Center Stage at Mobile International Speedway

Courtesy of Mobile International Speedway IRVINGTON, Ala. (March 25, 2015) — Among the biggest and most exciting changes to be announced during the offseason at Mobile International Speedway (MIS) was the addition of two stops for the newly formed Modifieds of Mayhem Tour at the half-mile speedway for the 2015 season. One of the most popular divisions to race at MIS each year...
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NCATS: Anthony Simone Set for Full Canadian Tire Series Schedule

TORONTO, Ontario — After running a partial schedule last year, Anthony Simone is set to return to full-time competition in 2015. “The car looks good,” he commented. “Jeff Walt and the guys put a lot of hard work into making the car ready. We’re excited to run the full schedule this year and if we could come out of the year with a top-five finish in the championship, that’d...
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Williams: Thank God For Martinsville

Finally, NASCAR has come back to the best short track in the country. The annual spring race at the half-mile, paperclip shaped Martinsville Speedway always brings with it more than just a race. It signifies a change in the calender as we move from winter to spring. Easter Sunday is just a week away, the Sprint Cup Series is in full swing and it is becoming clear who in the Sprint...
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