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News & Notes: Kobyluck, Sellers Look To Repeat '07 SoBo Instant Classic

By Paul Schaefer, NASCAR

The NASCAR Camping World Series East momentum builds as it rolls into South Boston Speedway Saturday, May 31. The classic .400-mile oval drew raves from the drivers and teams in 2007. The series was quickly accepted by the knowledgeable and enthusiastic south central Virginia fans.

The inaugural South Boston appearance for the series saw a classic battle between Connecticut’s Matt Kobyluck and Peyton Sellers of nearby Danville, Va. Sellers won the pole and the two traded the lead 11 times before Kobyluck emerged with the win.

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Revised Finish: JGR's Davis Stripped Of Runner-Up Finish At Iowa Speedway

By Official Release

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – NASCAR announced today that the unofficial results of Sunday’s NASCAR Camping World Series race at Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa have been revised due to a rules violations discovered during post-race inspection of the second place car – the No. 18 driven by Marc Davis.

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Ickler Brings It Home

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

NEWTON, Iowa - Brian Ickler packed his bags in December and moved to North Carolina, starting from scratch in the hub of NASCAR in an effort to further his career.

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Dillon Earns First Career Pole

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

ROOKIES MAKE UP FRONT ROW FOR US CELLULAR 200

NEWTON, Iowa - Austin Dillon won his first NASCAR race in his first start. Now he has his first Coors Light Pole Award in start No. 2.

The 18-year-old grandson had the fastest time in Sunday afternoon's qualifying for the US Cellular 200 at Iowa Speedway. Dillon (No. 3 Garage Equipment Supply) had a lap of 23.576 seconds/133.610 mph around the 7/8-mile oval.

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Dillon Rolls With The Changes

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

ROOKIE PACES SUNDAY MORNING PRACTICE; KAHNE 16TH FASTEST 

NEWTON, Iowa – The weather change – from warm and windy to chilly – did nothing to slow down Austin Dillon.

The 18-year-old NASCAR Camping World Series rookie posted the fastest time in Sunday morning’s practice for the US Cellular 200 at Iowa Speedway, as he adjusted to the change of conditions from Saturday’s session, where he was second quick.

“The track picked up a little bit,” Dillon said. “Everybody got a little better, so we just started picking it up.”

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Running At Iowa Worth A Million Bucks

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

KAHNE FOLLOWS HARVICK'S PATH: RUN NASCAR CAMPING WORLD SERIES RACE A NIGHT AFTER WINNING SPRINT ALL-STAR CHALLENGE IN CHARLOTTE

With apologies to Humpy Wheeler, the president and general manager of Lowe's Motor Speedway has nothing on Rusty Wallace and Co.

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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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