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McReynolds Grabs Pole and Finishes Second at Evergreen

NASCAR’s Rising Young Talent Moves Within 31 Points of Series Championship Monroe, Washington – In a heartbreaking finish Saturday night in upstate Washington, Brandon McReynolds came within feet of taking his #16 NAPA Auto Parts Toyota Camry to victory lane before falling short in a final lap sprint for the checkered flag.  “We were right there,” said McReynolds after the ...

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McReynolds Impressive at Iowa, Despite 14th Place Finish

NASCAR Next Driver Earns “Coca-Cola Hard Charger Award” Passing 29 Cars in Final 130 Laps Nevada, Iowa – After seven Top 5 finishes in the past nine races, finishing fourteenth in the Autolite Iridium XP 150 at the Iowa Speedway was certainly not what the #16 NAPA Auto Parts team had envisioned, however neither was being in 43rd position after ...

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In their blood: Brandon, Larry McReynolds share passion for racing

Brandon McReynolds was at a NASCAR Next function recently when he was asked what kind of racing advice his father, Larry, offers during their frequent conversations. “Well, lately he’s been calling up and asking, ‘Why aren’t you winning races?’ ” Brandon deadpanned. He was only half-joking, and Larry, while laughing, does not deny making the phone calls. Larry also said ...

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McReynolds Extends Streak with Fourth Consecutive Top-5 Finish

Young NASCAR Next Driver Continues to Impress in Rookie Season Denver, Colorado – With seven Top-5 finishes in his last nine races, Brandon McReynolds has already proven that he is a Championship contender, but Saturday night at Colorado National Speedway the rookie driver who has been named by NASCAR as one of the sport’s most promising young talents, showed another ...

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McReynolds Finishes Third at Stateline

Earns Third Consecutive Top-5 Finish of 2014 Post Falls, Idaho – Although much has been made of the consistency shown by Brandon McReynolds in his rookie NASCAR K&N West season, including his now three consecutive top-5 finishes and six top-5 finishes in the last eight races, the young driver was quick Saturday night to point out that the third place ...

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McReynolds Finishes Fifth at Career-First Road Race

Earns Fifth Top-5 of 2014 Despite Challenges from Drivers from NASCAR’s Top Series Sonoma, California – For a young driver who has grown up and earned his stripes at NASCAR ovals across the country, road course racing is not something that comes natural or easy. Throw in a field of competitors that included five full-time NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers, and ...

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