NWMT: Whelen Modified Tour Sees Increased Car Count, TV Viewership in 2015

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — by Jason Cunningham, NASCAR — Getty Images for NASCAR photo — Buoyed by the intense on-track competition and an ascending television and online following, the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour is riding high into the 2016 season. When Doug Coby emerged from the closest championship battle in 31 years of Whelen Modified Tour competition last fall at …

Kyle’s Corner: The Little Team That Could; Truex Takes Furniture Row to Championship Round

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HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — Column by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Jeff Gross/Getty Images North America photo — Martin Truex Jr.’s NASCAR career came to an abrupt halt after the last race to the 2013 Chase for the Sprint Cup. Michael Waltrip Racing manipulated the outcome of the Federated Auto 400 Parts 400, Truex missed the Chase and …

NSCS: No Signs of Slowing Down; Logano Wins Pole for Sunday’s Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500

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MARTINSVILLE, Va. — official series release — Sarah Crabill/Getty Images North America photo — Too much emphasis is put on track position and pit stall selection at Martinsville Speedway, NASCAR’s smallest track, and Joey Logano will start Sunday’s Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 (1:15 p.m. ET, NBCSN, MRN, SiriusXM) will the best of both after winning the Coors Light Pole Award with the fastest speed in …

ARCA: Kurzejewski Hangs On at Kansas; Takes Home Hoosier Tire Superspeedway Challenge

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TOLEDO, Ohio — official series release — ARCA photo — Matt Kurzejewski wanted to bring his No. 54 Costy’s Chevrolet to pit road, badly. With fewer than 10 laps remaining in Friday’s Full Throttle S’Loonshine 98.9 at Kansas Speedway, Kurzejewski sensed he needed fresh Hoosier Tires to maintain his top 10 car. Brian Keselowski, his friend and crew chief, had …

AUDIO/RECAP: The Streak Stays Alive; Roger Coss Adds Octoberfast Victory to His List

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LEHIGHTON, Pa. — Audio, photos and recap by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — 28-year-old Roger Coss has won at least one race dating back to his go-kart days in 1995. The 20-year streak was on the line as the Lafayette, New Jersey native made a bold move on leader Chip Santee with 11 laps to go to …

ARCA: Bridesmaids No More; Enfinger and GMS Racing Take 2015 Titles

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. — official series release — ARCA photo — Early this season, Grant Enfinger said he and his GMS Racing No. 23 team worked some crazy hours at the team’s North Carolina race shop. All of that hard work paid off in a big way Friday as Enfinger finished third in the Full Throttle S’loonshine 98.9 at Kansas …

NKNPSE: 2015 K&N East Champ Byron Named Sunoco Rookie of the Year

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — by Brooke Franceshini, NASCAR — Getty Images for NASCAR photo — William Byron can add another accolade to his resume. The 17-year old, Charlotte, North Carolina, native and 2015 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East champion became just the fifth driver to win the Sunoco Rookie of the Year title in their championship season. Byron edged HScott …

AUDIO/RECAP: Trevor Time; Bayne Nabs Pole in ARCA Debut for Cunningham Motorsports

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LONG POND, Pa. — Recap by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Kyle Magda photo — NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Trevor Bayne turned the fastest lap during the whole week for the ARCA Series at Pocono Raceway. Bayne reeled off a speed in the 170 mph range, then he played the waiting game until some of the …

ARCA: Pocono Test Wednesday; Benjamin, Custer and Tifft Among the Names Entered

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TOLEDO, Ohio — official series release — ARCA photo — The ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards will conduct an open test at Pocono Raceway Wednesday, June 3 in advance of the Pocono ARCA 200 race event Saturday, June 6. The test will take place from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Media is welcome to attend. In addition to ARCA …

ARCA: Taking a Look Back at Pocono; Series Has History with Pennsylvania Track

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TOLEDO, Ohio — By Don Radebaugh, ARCA — Kyle Magda photo — No superspeedway has appeared on ARCA’s annual schedule over the years more than Pocono Raceway. A union that reaches back to 1983, this year’s Pocono ARCA 200 in June will mark the 60th ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards race on the historic 2.5-mile triangle. Through economic down-times, …

ARCA: 60th Race Coming Up at Pocono; ARCA Takes to Tricky Triangle Next Week

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TOLEDO, Ohio — official series release — ARCA photo — Another milestone marker is coming up for the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards – this one at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pennsylvania. This year’s Pocono ARCA 200 will mark the 60th ARCA race on the 2.5-mile “Tricky Triangle” since the tour made its debut on the big track …

NSCS: Back in Victory Lane; Darian Grubb Gets First Win with Carl Edwards

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CONCORD, N.C. — Report by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Streeter Lecka/Getty Images North America photo — An unlikely crew chief pairing at Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) occurred when the organization executed a swap between their four teams. Darian Grubb was assigned to be atop the pit box of the start-up No. 19 team with Carl Edwards. …