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: David Gilliland to Attempt Daytona 500 in Third Front Row Motorsports Entry

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Report by Race Chaser Online Mid-Atlantic Correspondent Marshall Gabell – Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images North America photo – Front Row Motorsports (FRM) announced on their Facebook page Wednesday morning that David Gilliland has been tapped to drive the No. 35 Ford in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’ opener at Daytona International Speedway, as an open entry for the …

NSCS: Gilliland to Honor Hall of Fame Inductee Cook With Throwback Scheme at Martinsville

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STATESVILLE, N.C. — official team release — FRM photo — Front Row Motorsports will pay tribute to 2016 NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee Jerry Cook with a throwback paint scheme on David Gilliland’s No. 38 Ford this weekend at Martinsville (Va. ) Speedway. The old-school red scheme will replicate the look of a car run by the six-time NASCAR Modified champion …

NSCS: Good to the Last Drop; Kenseth Stretches Fuel Mileage to Score First Pocono Victory

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LONG POND, Pa. — Recap by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Jerry Markland/Getty Images North America photo — One by one, drivers started running out of fuel in the closing laps of Sunday’s Windows 10 400 at Pocono Raceway. Leader Joey Logano’s fuel tank went dry with three laps to go, then red-hot Kyle Busch slowed on …

SOUTHEAST: Brabham to Make Late Model Debut Driving for David Gilliland Racing at Tri-County

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GRANITE FALLS, N.C. — official team release — DGR photo — Matt Brabham will make his stock car debut driving for NASCAR star David Gilliland’s late model team in the Hams Restaurant of Hickory 125 Southeast Limited Late Model Series event this Saturday night at Tri-County Speedway in Granite Falls, N.C. The arrangement came about after Brabham completed a test …

NCWTS: Crafton Does It Again; Catch Fence Damage Gives Defending Champ Kentucky Win

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SPARTA, Ky.  — by Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service — Sarah Crabill/Getty Images North America photo — With a shove from the Ford of Ryan Blaney, Crafton had taken the lead from eventual runner-up Erik Jones on Lap 145 moments before Kennedy was launched into the fence from contact with David Gilliland’s Ford. The victory was the fourth of the …

Throwback Thursday: Sliced Bread; Logano Becomes Youngest-Ever Winner on NNS Circuit

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SPARTA, Ky. — Story by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Andy Lyons/Getty Images photo — A young Joey Logano broke into NASCAR’s top-three series with his Nationwide (now XFINITY) series debut on May 31 at the Dover International Speedway, less than a week after his 18th birthday. The Joe Gibbs Racing driver took over the No. 20 …

NSCS: Early Crash Mars Start of Rain-Delayed Coke Zero 400 at Daytona

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Report by Race Chaser Online Mid-Atlantic Correspondent Marshall Gabell – Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images North America photo – Sunday’s Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway, which was delayed over three hours due to rain showers, needed just three laps to produce damaged race cars and frustrated drivers. After waiting out the storms, drivers climbed into their seats …

NCWTS: David Gilliland, Ricky Benton Racing Team Up For Daytona Opener

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CERRO GORDO, N.C. – official team release — Jerry Markland/Getty Images North America photo — Ricky Benton Racing (RBR) Enterprises announced Tuesday that veteran NASCAR Sprint Cup driver David Gilliland will be behind the wheel of the No. 92 BTS Tire and Wheel Distributors/Goodyear FleetHQ/Wynn’s/Tim Cooksey Oil Company Ford F-150 when the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) makes its first stop of 2015 at Daytona International Speedway for …