Motorcraft Inks Extension With Wood Brothers

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The iconic No. 21 Ford Fusion of Wood Brothers Racing will have a very familiar look for 14 races in 2018, as Motorcraft and Quick Lane Tire and Auto Centers announced Tuesday at the NASCAR Hall of Fame they will return to the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series team.

XFINITY: Byron Holds On To Win At Indianapolis

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INIANAPOLIS– In a battle that went all the way down to the wire, William Byron wins the Lilly Diabetes 250 from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for his third NASCAR XFINITY Series win of the season. The JR Motorsports driver led 26 laps to hold onto the victory Saturday afternoon in his first start at the famous course. It was not …

NSCS: Paul Menard Leads The Charge In Opening Sprint Cup Practice at Pocono

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Paul Menard was fastest in the opening NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice session at Pocono Raceway on Friday. In his first weekend with brand new crew chief Danny Stockman, Menard came to run up front — touring the ‘tricky triangle’ with a fast time of 50.722 seconds (177.438 mph) behind the wheel of his No. 27 Menards Chevrolet for Richard Childress Racing.

NXS: A Long Time Coming; Daniel Suarez Captures First XFINITY Series Win at Michigan

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BROOKLYN, Mich. — Recap by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — NASCAR photo — It had been a long, long time coming. Finally, after many months of trying, Daniel Suarez captured his first career NASCAR XFINITY Series victory Saturday afternoon at Michigan International Speedway in the Menards 250. Suarez overcame a speeding penalty earlier in the race …

NXS: Jones On Top Again at Pocono; Rookie Driver Leads JGR Sweep in Qualifying

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LONG POND, Pa. — Report by Race Chaser Online Northeast Correspondent Kyle Magda — Sean Gardner/Getty Images North America photo — Erik Jones has done everything at Pocono Raceway but win at the 2.5-mile track. Jones turned a lap of 51.41 seconds (175.063) to start out front in Saturday’s inaugural XFINITY Series race at the Tricky Triangle. The 20-year-old driver led …

NXS: Erik Jones Fastest; Wallace, Menard & Burton Crash In Opening XFINITY Practice at Dover

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DOVER, Del. — Story by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — Jerry Markland/Getty Images North America photo — Joe Gibbs Racing driver Erik Jones paced the first NASCAR XFINITY Series practice Friday at Dover International Raceway. Jones toured the one-mile oval with a fast time of 22.699 seconds (158.597 mph) behind the wheel of his No. 20 Reser’s …

NSCS: It’s the Big One; Kurt Busch, Johnson Make Contact; Triggers 21-Car Wreck

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TALLADEGA, Ala. — Report by Race Chaser Online Northeast Correspondent Kyle Magda — Sean Gardner/Getty Images North America photo — Drivers always have to expect “The Big One” anytime NASCAR visits Talladega Superspeedway. It was only a matter of time when the laps of Sunday’s GEICO 500 began to wind down and the intensity increased. Jimmie Johnson and Paul Menard picked …

NSCS: Easy as 1, 2, 3; Logano Sweeps Sprint Cup Qualifying & Scores Third Straight Martinsville Pole

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MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Report by Race Chaser Online Northeast Correspondent Kyle Magda — Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images North America photo — Three might be Joey Logano’s new lucky number after Friday’s Sprint Cup Series Coors Light Pole Qualifying at Martinsville Speedway. No one was able to knock Logano off the top spot in any of the three rounds as the 25-year-old secured …

NSCS: Super-Sub Shows Speed; Brian Vickers Tops Friday Sprint Cup Practice at Martinsville

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MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Report by Race Chaser Online Northeast Correspondent Kyle Magda — Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images North America photo — Brian Vickers has stepped into a sub-role before, and did so Friday afternoon in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’ opening practice session at Martinsville Speedway with no problems going fast. Vickers turned a lap of 19.485 seconds (97.182 mph) in his …