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…Continue
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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.…Continue
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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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.
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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,”…Continue
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Reaume, 30, a part-time driver in the Xfinity and Truck series this season, was suspended for a recent anti-Semitic post on one of his social media channels.
Reaume, a native of Redlands, Calif., most recently competed in last Friday’s Truck series season finale at Phoenix Raceway, starting 31st and finishing 33rd. He made a pair of starts in…Continue
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Elliott will be forced to start from the rear of the field while the other contenders will make up the first two rows.
Elliott earned his title shot with a dramatic win last weekend at…Continue
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Cindric, 22, was leading late in the race when a caution sent the 200-lap event into a two-lap overtime. Cindric elected to pit for new tires and lined up third on the restart. Justin Allgaier, who was out of new tires, inherited the lead on the restart.
Cindric quickly got around Allgaier with one lap remaining and passed Noah Gragson in Turn 3 of the…Continue
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As the overtime began, trucks fanned out five-wide with Moffitt getting swallowed up by the field and Chandler Smith briefly grabbed the lead before Creed passed him…Continue
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NASCAR announced Monday night that it will not penalize Erik Jones‘ team.
A NASCAR spokesperson stated that the sanctioning body conducted a review of the on-track competition and the radio communication on Jones’…Continue
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Radio communication shows that late in Sunday’s race at Martinsville Speedway, a directive was given for Erik Jones not to pass teammate…Continue
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The 34-year-old Allgaier will race for the Xfinity championship Saturday at Phoenix Raceway (5 p.m. ET on NBCSN). This is his fourth Championship 4 appearance.…Continue
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Elliott, who for all practical purposes needed a win to advance to the title race next weekend at Phoenix, came up with his best performance at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway on Sunday, leading 236 of 500 laps and easily held off Ryan Blaney at the finish to clinch the victory.
With the win, Elliott will join Joey Logano, Denny Hamlin and Brad Keselowski…Continue
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