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William Byron comes from the back to win at Homestead

Byron, 23, had to work his way to the front after starting 31st but once he got there, it was difficult to dislodge him.

Byron led a race-high 102 of 267 laps and easily held off Tyler Reddick by 2.8 seconds to win Sunday’s Dixie Vodka 400. Byron led the final 58 laps.

The win is just the second of Byron’s Cup career and first coming with crew…

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Added by Eddie Lopes on February 28, 2021 at 7:38pm — No Comments

Myatt Snider snags first Xfinity win in dramatic Homestead race

Tyler Reddick was just 0.085s behind at the finish line. Brandon Jones, Daniel Hemric and Jeb Burton rounded out the top-five.

"Yeah, Hell yes!" Snider said as he crossed the finish line. "Man, I love you guys. Oh hell, never forget your first one.

"I guess I learned my lesson on that first (overtime…

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Added by Eddie Lopes on February 27, 2021 at 8:41pm — No Comments

Bell tops Logano on Daytona Road Course for first Cup win

Logano had led 10 of the final 13 laps but on the next-to-last lap, Bell made up considerable ground on him and entering the frontstretch chicane of the Daytona Road Course, Bell powered to his inside and came away the leader to start the final lap.

He deftly navigated the last of the 70 laps and ended up winning by 2.119 seconds – his first…

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Added by Eddie Lopes on February 21, 2021 at 7:01pm — No Comments

Ty Gibbs wins wild Daytona Road Course race in Xfinity debut

Gibbs, the 18-year-old grandson of Joe Gibbs Racing owner Joe Gibbs, went from fourth to second in Turn 1 at the start of the second overtime and then cleared leader Jeb Burton for the lead.

Gibbs then had to hold off road-racing ace Austin Cindric, last year’s Xfinity champion, over the last lap but came away with his first NASCAR national…

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Added by Eddie Lopes on February 20, 2021 at 9:11pm — No Comments

John Hunter Nemechek to run partial Xfinity schedule

Nemechek, 23, is already running for the Truck Series championship with Kyle Busch Motorsports. He will now add several NXS races to his 2021 schedule He will make his debut with Sam Hunt Racing at Dover in May.

The organization is coming off an impressive showing in the season-opener, scoring a top-ten finish with Brandon Gdovic.…

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Added by Eddie Lopes on February 20, 2021 at 8:10pm — No Comments

Ben Rhodes snags Daytona Road Course Truck win in 3 OTs

Rhodes led the way on the start of the third two-lap overtime and managed to remain out front to take the white flag, but as he tried to fend off a charge from Sheldon Creed on the final lap, the caution was displayed again for a truck stopped in the frontstretch chicane.

Rhodes made it back to the checkered flag under caution to secure his win…

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Added by Eddie Lopes on February 19, 2021 at 10:52pm — No Comments

Michael McDowell escapes fiery last lap to win Daytona 500

Michael McDowell emerged from a fiery crash among the leaders on the last lap as the leader when NASCAR placed the race under caution, securing his first career victory in NASCAR’s premier series.

Joey Logano led the way entering the final lap and by the exit to Turn 2, his teammate Brad Keselowski had moved in behind him.…

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Added by Eddie Lopes on February 15, 2021 at 12:54am — No Comments

Xfinity champion Austin Cindric wins Daytona season opener

Cindric, the reigning series champion, held off a frantic charge from Brett Moffitt over the two-lap overtime and came away with the victory in the season opener at Daytona International Speedway.

The win is the first for Team Penske on the Daytona oval track in Xfinity Series competition.

Cindric, 22, will also compete in Sunday’s…

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Added by Eddie Lopes on February 13, 2021 at 8:45pm — No Comments

Ben Rhodes claims victory in chaotic Truck opener

Rhodes led the way at the start of overtime but Sheldon Creed powered his way out front to start the final lap.

Several incidents erupted on the final lap but the race remained green. As the field came off Turn 4, Cory Roper led the way but Anderson went to his inside and Rhodes to his outside, with Rhodes capturing the win by 0.036…

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Added by Eddie Lopes on February 12, 2021 at 10:36pm — No Comments

Alex Bowman wins Daytona 500 pole in all-Hendrick front row

Bowman’s average lap speed of 191.261 mph led the way in Wednesday night’s qualifying session as he easily topped his Hendrick teammate William Byron to make his record fourth consecutive front row start in the season opener.

Byron ended up second (190.219 mph), which also locked him into the Sunday’s starting lineup at Daytona International…

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Added by Eddie Lopes on February 10, 2021 at 9:53pm — No Comments

Martin Truex Jr. signs with Joe Gibbs Racing for beyond 2021 season

Joe Gibbs Racing announced Wednesday that Martin Truex Jr. will continue in its No. 19 Toyota beyond the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season after signing a contract extension.

Terms of the contract extension with the 2017 Cup Series champ were not disclosed. It’s the second high-profile re-signing for JGR in as many weeks, coming on the heels of an…

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Added by Eddie Lopes on February 10, 2021 at 11:30am — No Comments

Kyle Busch steals Busch Clash win as leaders wreck

Chase Elliott turned Ryan Blaney in the frontstretch chicane on the final lap, opening the door for Kyle Busch to steal the win in the 2021 Busch Clash.

Blaney got around Elliott, the 2020 Cup Series champion, with one of 35 laps to go in…
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Added by Eddie Lopes on February 9, 2021 at 9:20pm — No Comments

Moffitt adds fulltime Truck ride to 2021 NASCAR plans

Moffitt, who previously announced he would compete fulltime in the Xfinity Series next season with Our Motorsports, will also drive fulltime in the Truck Series for Niece Motorsports in 2021, the team confirmed Wednesday evening.

Moffitt, 28, will compete in Niece’s No. 45 Chevrolet and will start the 2021 season racing for points in the Truck…

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Added by Eddie Lopes on December 2, 2020 at 10:16pm — No Comments

John Hunter Nemechek joins KBM for 2021 Truck season

Nemechek, who just completed his rookie Cup Series season with Front Row Motorsports, will move back to the Truck Series in 2021.

He will compete for the title with KBM, driving the No. 4 Toyota Tundra. The 23-year-old revealed last week that he and FRM would part ways, leaving many to wonder where the young racer was heading with limited rides…

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Added by Eddie Lopes on November 23, 2020 at 3:35pm — No Comments

Revamped 2021 NASCAR Truck Series schedule includes Knoxville

Next year’s schedule features 22 races, down from 23 in recent years, but includes added dirt and road course events.

The series’ first dirt race will take place at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway on March 27, joining the Cup Series for an action-packed weekend on the short track’s return to a temporary dirt surface.…

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Added by Eddie Lopes on November 19, 2020 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Kyle Busch gets new crew chief as part of JGR lineup changes

On Tuesday, JGR announced Adam Stevens, who has served as Busch’s crew chief the past six seasons and won two championships with the driver, will move to the No. 20 team, where he will serve in the same capacity with driver Christopher Bell.

Together, Busch and Stevens won 28 races and series titles in 2015 and 2019. The two also collected 19…

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Added by Eddie Lopes on November 17, 2020 at 7:59pm — No Comments

Jeb Burton to run for 2021 Xfinity title with Kaulig Racing

On Monday, Kaulig Racing announced it had hired Jeb, the 28-year old son of NASCAR veteran Ward Burton, to compete for the organization in 2021 in the Xfinity Series. Jeb will have primary sponsorship from Nutrien Ag Solutions.

“Jeb is a hard worker on and off the track,” said Chris Rice, president of Kaulig Racing. “He’s a great fit for Kaulig…

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Added by Eddie Lopes on November 16, 2020 at 5:41pm — No Comments

John Hunter Nemechek and Front Row Motorsports part ways

Nemechek, 23, was a rookie in the NCS this season after running full-time in the NASCAR Xfinity Series in 2019.

In his rookie campaign with Front Row, Nemechek scored three top-tens with a best career finish of eighth. He ended the season 27th in the championship standings.

"We want to thank John Hunter…

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Added by Eddie Lopes on November 16, 2020 at 4:25pm — No Comments

Daniel Hemric joins JGR Xfinity Series program for 2021

Hemric, who ran a part-time Xfinity schedule in 2020 with JR Motorsports after losing his Cup Series ride at Richard Childress Racing after the 2019 season, will compete for the 2021 Xfinity championship driving JGR’s No. 18 Toyota.

Hemric, 29, will replace driver Riley Herbst, who is leaving JGR to pursue other opportunities.

“It’s been…

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Added by Eddie Lopes on November 12, 2020 at 4:15pm — No Comments

Chase Elliott wins the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series championship

Chase Elliott, the son of Hall of Famer Bill Elliott, ran a flawless championship race, leading 153 of 312 laps at Phoenix Raceway and held off fellow title contender Brad Keselowski by more than 2.7 seconds at the finish.

“I’m at a loss of words, this is unbelievable. We did it. I mean, we did it. That’s all I’ve got to tell you. Unreal,”…

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Added by Eddie Lopes on November 10, 2020 at 6:19pm — No Comments

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