Dale Earnhardt Jr is an owner in the NASCAR Xfinity Series via JR Motorsports. For years, he and Kelley Earnhardt have stated the team has no intentions to go racing in the NASCAR Cup Series.
The team opened in 2005. They’ve collected three drivers’ championship along the way in 2014, 2017 and again in 2018.
JR Motorsports has ties with…Continue
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When Justin Marks announced the formation of the Trackhouse Racing Team in October of 2020, he promised to be a disruptive and courageous new force in NASCAR. That vision continued on Wednesday with the announcement that the Trackhouse Entertainment Group will expand its NASCAR Cup Series team by acquiring Chip Ganassi Racing’s NASCAR…Continue
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Gordon made the abrupt announcement on Monday morning on SiriusXM NASCAR Radio, saying he had made “a family decision that this will be my last year sitting on the pit box.”
Gordon, who won the 2018…Continue
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At one point in the race, Busch was dejected and ready to call it a day but he and his No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing persevered, utilizing a fuel-mileage strategy that…Continue
Larson had worked furiously late in the race to get around Bowman, who had grabbed the lead on a restart on Lap 112 of 130.
Larson finally got around Bowman with four laps remaining and appeared to be on his way to his fifth win of the 2021 season when he suddenly slowed exiting Turn 2 of the final lap with a flat left-front…Continue
Ingram won three championships (1972-74) and 286 races in the Late Model Sportsman division, the precursor to today’s Xfinity Series. He won 31 races, five poles and two more championships (1982 and 1985) after the Sportsman series became the Busch (now Xfinity) Series.
Unlike many of the Xfinity Series’ full-time drivers today, generally…Continue
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The NASCAR Hall of Famer became an analyst for NASCAR on FOX in 2016, following his retirement from full-time Cup Series competition.
But now, he will become the vice chairman at Hendrick Motorsports, second only to chairman and majority owner Rick Hendrick. He will officially take over the position on January 1, 2022.
“I cannot put into…Continue
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The No. 9 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet driven by Chase Elliott was disqualified Sunday for having five loose lug nuts in post-race inspection at Nashville Superspeedway.
Elliott had driven the car to a 13th-place finish in the Ally 400, NASCAR’s first Cup Series race at the 1.33-mile track in Tennessee. As a result of the penalty, Elliott’s…Continue
Busch got by Allgaier on Lap 160 of 188 while the two were racing hard for the lead and Busch then was able to successfully fend off Allgaier on three…Continue
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Eddie D’Hondt was reinstated by NASCAR and Hendrick Motorsports after the charges against him were dismissed due to “insufficient evidence to warrant…Continue
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The charters were purchased from Spire Motorsports and Kaulig will use one to field a fulltime entry in Cup next season with driver Justin Haley, who currently drives for the…Continue
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“GMS is always looking forward and I believe this is the next step for the team in that process,” said team owner Maury Gallagher. “We have the goal to be a championship-caliber team in any series in which we compete, and I am excited to watch the team grow in the coming years.”
Since its formation in 2014, GMS has won 61…Continue
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