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Haase Paces First Iowa Practice

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

TWO TEENS TOP SPEED CHARTS FOR SUNDAY'S US CELLULAR 200 

NEWTON, Iowa – Alex Haase doesn’t have fond memories of his experience at Iowa Speedway last year.

“We just struggled all week,” Haase said of last year’s NASCAR Camping World Series race at Iowa where he started 41st and finished 27th.

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Making A Father's Day

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

THOUSANDS OF MILES AWAY, CRAFTON CELEBRATES SON'S FIRST VICTORY 

NEWTON, Iowa – The most haggard person in the Iowa Speedway garage Saturday may have been Dan Crafton. Not that he’s complaining.

Crafton’s Friday night stay in Newton consisted of pacing back and forth in front of the hotel television as he watched his son Matt collect his first career NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series win at Lowe’s Motor Speedway in Charlotte, N.C.

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All Paths Lead To Iowa

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

Jason Bowles grew up dreaming of Formula One racing and the Indianapolis 500. Ricky Carmichael spent the past decade establishing himself as one of the greatest motocross racers of all-time.

Their careers, however, have diverged onto similar paths as they seek success moving up the NASCAR ranks. Their decisions have led them to Iowa, where they will be among a top-notch field of short-track drivers that converge on the Hawkeye State this weekend for the US Cellular 200.

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News & Notes: Meeting In The Middle

By Official Release

Best Of The NASCAR Camping World Series Head To The Heartland

The entry list reads like a ‘who’s who’ of NASCAR short-track drivers, from NASCAR Sprint Cup Series development teams to seasoned veterans with championship resumes.

The US Cellular 200 marks the only time the NASCAR Camping World Series East and NASCAR Camping World Series West will meet in the same race with points on the line. And the event has produced an all-star roster of cars.

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New Faces Take New Hampshire Test

By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR

In a combined session today a total of 23 teams from the NASCAR Camping World Series East and NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour tested at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

The NASCAR Camping World Series East had a strong contingent of teams taking advantage of the test opportunity with a total of 18 cars. The garage featured a mix of New Hampshire veterans like Steve Park and Matt Kobyluck, as well as a host of rookies such as Austin Dillon, winner of the season-opener at Greenville-Pickens Speedway on April 19.

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News & Notes: Full House Ready For Camping Trip To Iowa Speedway

By Official Release

Fifty-five cars are already entered to race at Iowa Speedway

Dale Earnhardt Inc. was the first to sign up, with three cars. And the entries kept flooding in. The entry list currently stands at 55 cars that will attempt to qualify for the US Cellular 200 at Iowa Speedway Sunday, May 18.

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Riding The Next Wave

By Paul Schaefer, NASCAR

Rookies Making Their Mark In NCWS East

Austin Dillon’s name was the most prominent, as the race winner of the NASCAR Camping World Series East opener at South Carolina’s Greenville-Pickens Speedway April 19. But a look throughout the results reveals an astonishing fact: 18 rookies helped make up a field of 39 cars that entered in the race.

In addition to Dillon, Ben Stancill (third), Ricky Carmichael (fifth), Trevor Bayne (ninth) and Buster Bennett (10th) recorded top 10 finishes in their debuts.

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Greenville-Pickens Finish Revised: Dillon Declared Winner; Sellers To 30th

By Official Release

NASCAR announced today that the unofficial results of Saturday’s NASCAR Camping World Series East race at Greenville-Pickens Speedway in Greenville, S.C. have been revised due to a post-race rules violation discovered with the first place car – the No. 44 driven by Peyton Sellers. As a result, the original runner-up Austin Dillon,  has been declared the race winner.

Dillon will receive the sure starting spot in the postseason NASCAR Toyota All-Star Showdown, which goes to the winner of NASCAR Camping World Series races.

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Short-track Education: Sellers Gives Teammate Dillon A Lesson On Restarts

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

Andy Santerre Motorsports Goes 1-2 At Greenville-Pickens

Greenville, S.C. – Peyton Sellers provided Austin Dillon lesson No. 1 in his NASCAR education. Sellers got the jump on his Andy Santerre Motorsports teammate on the final restart of the An American Revolution 150 presented by Kevin Whitaker Chevrolet and pulled away to win the NASCAR Camping World Series East opener Saturday night.

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McAnally Influence: Holmes & Sellers Earn NCWS Coors Light Pole Awards

By Official Release

Eric Holmes and Peyton Sellers will start their respective NASCAR Camping World Series races Saturday night up front on opposite coasts.

Holmes captured his first Coors Light Pole Award of the NCWS West season. Holmes' lap of 90.976 mph in qualifying for the Allstate Texas Thunder 150 at Thunder Hill Raceway in Kyle, Texas earned him his sixth career pole. His time of 14.839 seconds was just .003 of a second off the track record of 14.839 set a year ago.

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