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  1. Stealing Toyota Tim's Theme

    That Vegas race may have been on a mile and a half CC track but it was the best mile and a half I've seen in some time. Aggressive racing and drivers making moves, hell even won by a dirt guy what more could you ask for.
  2. Chase Briscoe joins Roper Racing for Bristol dirt, first Truck race since 2019, as ringer by Justin Nguyen, thecheckeredflag.co.uk Chase Briscoe will run his first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race in two years when he heads to Bristol Motor Speedway later this month. On Thursday, Huffy Bicycles announced the Cup Series rookie has joined Roper Racing for the Bristol dirt race on Saturday, 27 March. He will drive the #04 Ford F-150.Huffy Bicycles, a bicycle manufacturer that began sponsoring Briscoe in 2021, tweeted a series of dirt-related jokes in the hours before confirming they will sponsor Briscoe and the #04 for the Bristol dirt event. TexaCon Cut Stone, based in Briscoe’s native Indiana, will also provide sponsorship. “Dirt jokes aside, we’re excited to announce Huffy is sponsoring the No. 04 @RoperRacingTeam Truck w/ @TexaConCutStone wheeled by @ChaseBriscoe_14 in the #Bristol #CampingWorld #TruckRace,” read the announcement tweet. Briscoe posted in a quote tweet, “Excited to be back in the truck series! Looking forward to it with some great partners and team! What does everyone think of the truck?!” The race will be Briscoe’s first in the Truck Series since 2019. He ran his lone full Truck campaign in 2017, during which he won the season finale and finished sixth in points, before spending the next three years in the Xfinity Series. In 2018 and 2019, he returned to the Trucks for the Eldora Dirt Derby at Eldora Speedway, which was the lone dirt race in the NASCAR national series at the time. Driving for ThorSport Racing, he led the most laps in both editions, won the 2018 race, and finished seventh in 2019. Briscoe is perhaps an unsurprising choice for the dirt race as he grew up racing on the surface. As a 13-year-old, he became the youngest driver to win a 410 sprint car race, beating NASCAR Hall of Famer Jeff Gordon. The Truck start will also provide additional seat time for Briscoe on Bristol’s dirt layout before running the Cup race the following day. Although Bristol’s dirt configuration is new for NASCAR, Briscoe has enjoyed success on its regular concrete version. In six career Xfinity starts at the short track, he has four top-five finishes and a win in the 2020 fall race. He finished the 2020 season with a series-high nine wins and a fourth-place points finish. While Eldora was removed from the Truck schedule for 2021, the series will visit a second dirt track in July at Knoxville Raceway, the site of the famed Knoxville Nationals. It was not announced if Briscoe will also run the Knoxville race, especially as the Cup Series’ Road America event is two days later. Three races into his rookie year at the top level for Stewart-Haas Racing, Briscoe is currently twenty-fifth in points with a best finish of eighteenth at Homestead last Sunday. Briscoe will be Roper Racing’s first driver besides owner/driver Cory Roper since Roger Reuse ran the 2019 Mosport race in the #04. However, Briscoe is the first to do so in a “true” effort for the team as Reuse’s start came in a Jordan Anderson Racing truck that utilised Roper Racing’s points. Roper finished a career-best third in the 2021 season opener at Daytona; his team is currently in their first full season after running part-time for the last three years, and Roper will start twenty-seventh in Friday night’s race at Las Vegas. Other dirt track ringers will likely be revealed as race day approaches. Jake Griffin has long planned to compete in both dirt events for Reaume Brothers Racing, while Devon Rouse has publicly expressed hopes to do but has not finalised his plans. At the Cup level, Chris Windom and Shane Golobic have been confirmed as specialists for the Sunday race.
  3. Cory Roper – No. 04 Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Ford F-150 Preview Bucked Up 200 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway No. 04 Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals News and Notes: • Viva Las Vegas: Cory Roper will make his 4th NASCAR Camping World Truck Series start at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in the No. 04 Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Ford F-150 for Roper Racing. Roper had a previous best qualifying run of 5th in 2019 at Las Vegas. • Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals: Roper will be racing with Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals on his truck in Las Vegas with Carquest Auto Parts as an associate sponsor. Roper will help bring awareness toward CMN Hospitals. “It is a privilege to represent Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals this weekend on the No. 04 Ford F-150,” said Roper. “This is a great cause to help change kids’ health and change the future for children all over the country. We’re going to give our very best this weekend for CMN.” Statement from CMN: “We’re thrilled to have Cory Roper and Roper Racing supporting Children’s Miracle Network this weekend for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Our partners suggested we jump onboard with Roper Racing this weekend and we couldn’t refuse. This a great opportunity to help build awareness to our organization. We wish Cory and his team the best this weekend.” • Points: Roper comes into this race 13th in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series standings. • Race Info: The Bucked Up 200 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway begins at 9:00 p.m. ET on Friday, March 5th , 2021. The race will have live coverage on FS1, Sirius XM Radio Ch. 90 and MRN Radio. Behind the Driver’s Seat: Cory Roper: “Las Vegas is a very fun race track to compete because you can use multiple grooves on the track to race on. The trucks are also packed together with the speeds that we run. The competition here at this track is phenomenal. I look forward to battling it out with the other teams all race.” About Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals: Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals is a nonprofit organization that helps raise funds for children’s hospitals in the United States and Canada which supports the health of 10 million children each year. CMN was founded in Utah on August 11th, 1983. Since 1983, CMN Hospitals have helped fill funding gaps by raising more than $7 billion, most of it coming at $1 a time through Miracle Balloon icon campaigns. Its various fundraising partners and programs support the nonprofit’s mission to save and improve the lives of as many children as possible. For more information go to childrensmiraclenetworkhospitals.org/ About Roper Racing Roper Racing Team Headquarters is located in Mont Belvieu, Texas, just outside of Houston, where they field the No. 04 Ford F-150 truck. The core of the team has been together with Cory Roper for many years. Part of the success of the team comes from the dedication of many friends and family members. After working all day at their full-time jobs, they commit to working late nights at the race shop. The 2021 season will be the 4th year for the team. Cory Roper serves not only as the driver but the owner of the team as well. Roper’s lifelong dream had been to drive in NASCAR. For more information go to www.roperracingteam.com Cory Roper #04 Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Ford at Las Vegas. Image Roper Racing
  4. NASCAR Carl Edwards Motor. This motor came out of a backup car with 0 miles. Dyno test with all specs to be posted once sheet is received. Also comes with headers, dry sump tank, power steering alternator, and dry sump oil pump. All needed to run motor is a carburetor. Call 713-865-0027
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