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MADISON, Ill. Mel Ott Jersey . -- Its hardly business as usual for ThorSport Racing team. Not when, as one of the drivers quipped, the temporary headquarters is a Kroger parking lot.Results indicate a well-oiled machine in the NASCAR Truck Series, and not one reeling from a devastating fire to the teams 100,000-square foot shop in Sandusky, Ohio, earlier this month.Were making it up as we go, general manager David Pepper said in a telephone interview. The guys have risen to the occasion.Rookie Ben Rhodes had a career-best second-place finish in last weeks event at Gateway Motorsports Park after winning the pole, and is close to qualifying for the series first Chase playoff, which begins in September.Rhodes described last weekends experience in Illinois as a blast.Its a lot more fun racing up front for me, even if I finished second, Rhodes said. Theyve been working their butts off to prepare these trucks.Pre-blaze, Rhodes compared the shop to the Taj Mahal, pristine and spacious with an elevator to transport trucks. Pepper said the facility rivaled some of those in the Sprint Cup series. ThorSport, run by Duke and Rhonda Thorson, is the longest-tenured team in the series with four trucks in the competition.Its a little bit of a charred mess in the back, said the 19-year-old Rhodes. Its devastating, but at the same time all of our guys are so resilient.Two weeks ago in the first event since the fire, ThorSport drivers finished 2-3-4 at Iowa Speedway.Two-time series champion Matt Crafton, who won in consecutive weeks earlier in the series, led the points race and had been in contention last week before getting knocked out in a collision.Theres been different challenges each day, it seems like, said Kevin Bellicourt, crew chief for Rhodes. Nobodys seen it as an excuse and its been really cool to see.Pepper said the June 13 fire started in the basement, destroying the fabrication shop. Flames could be seen shooting through the roof in the overnight blaze. The Ohio fire marshal was still investigating the cause but indications were that it was not suspicious in nature.The front half of the shop was not damaged but elsewhere the damage, much of it from smoke along with water from the firefighting, is significant. Walls have been torn down to the studs.Pepper said it will be a while still before a dollar figure can be made and several months before restoration is complete and the shop can re-open.Pavement outside an abandoned Kroger market about a quarter-mile from the shop was the main location for the temporary shop early on. It remains headquarters of sorts for Rhodes team, while other operations are scattered across town. Businesses have stepped up to help.I cant say enough about those folks lending a hand, Pepper said.Work days are now 12-14 hours instead of the usual 8-10. At the track, those involved say, its easiest to block out the challenges.Weve been very competitive, weve led laps, had an opportunity to win races. Its hard to be disappointed at all, Pepper said. We have not seen a drop-off in our performance in any way, shape or form. Barry Bonds Jersey . Klitschkos management company says the bout will be the Ukrainian fighters 25th world championship fight. The 1.83-meter (6-foot) Leapai defeated the previously unbeaten Denis Boytsov in November to become the WBOs mandatory challenger. Matt Cain Jersey . Bjorn, who had a 36-hole total of 8-under 134, made a testing six-foot putt to save par on the 16th and a birdie on the 17th before bogeying the final hole after a misjudged approach shot. American Kevin Streelman was in second place after shooting a 69. http:///...uiper-giants-jersey/ . Three came down to the fourth quarter while quarterbacks continued to shine in all four games; so important to the overall quality of the game. KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- A year ago, Chase Briscoe was showing up at racetracks looking for a ride.Now hes the ARCA champion.The 22-year-old newcomer from Mitchell, Indiana, wrapped up the series title Friday night when he took to the track for the series finale, a race he went on to win. Briscoe only needed to start to give owners Briggs Cunningham and Kerry Sherer the championship that has long eluded them.Last year I was just going to the stops, going to the races. Really didnt know what I was doing -- probably still dont, Briscoe said. I was just trying to get an opportunity, and this has totally changed my life. Ive met a lot of people I wouldnt have met if I didnt get this opportunity.Sherer said he hadnt even heard of Briscoe, who came up through sprint cars, before hearing his name twice in a one-week stretch last year. So, his Cunningham Motorsports team decided to give him a test ride in Alabama, then were impressed to give him another try at Fairgrounds Speedway in Tennessee.I didnt know him, but I called him and asked if hed be interested, Sherer said. Orlando Cepeda Jersey. Hes the kind of kid guys like me like to have around because hes so respectful.I saw the likeability first, Sherer said, and then saw the race-ability.That ability manifest itself in six wins and 14 top-five finishes this season, and a big margin in the point standings. He was so far ahead of Tom Hessert and Matt Kurzejewski that Briscoe merely had to unload his car and climb in at Kansas to lock up the championship.It was a long time coming for Cunningham Motorsports, which formed in the mid-90s and had won numerous races but never a series title. 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