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Cody Ware Out for Next 2 Weeks, Garrett Smithley Subbing at Richmond

Cody ware

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Cody Ware will be out of the No. 51 car in the NASCAR Cup Series for the next two weekends, Rick Ware Racing announced Sept. 10. Ware, who finished 33rd last Sunday at Darlington Raceway, suffered from carbon monoxide poisoning inside the car and had to retire from the race after completing 209 of the …

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Ross Chastain, Garrett Smithley to Compete for Niece Motorsports at Charlotte

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Niece Motorsports will field four trucks when the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series returns to competition at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Tuesday, May 26. Garrett Smithley will make his debut with the team in the No. 40 Chevrolet with sponsorship from Trophy Tractor. Additionally, Ross Chastain will drive a fourth truck in his …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Garrett Smithley Thankful for Johnny Davis

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Four years ago, not many people knew the name Garrett Smithley. Since then, he’s been a staple for JD Motorsports in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. Smithley, 27, will be finishing up his fourth full-time Xfinity season next weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Ironically, he’s just as surprised as any that the relationship with JDM has gone …

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Garrett Smithley Replacing Injured Austin Theriault at Kansas

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Following a crash at Talladega Superspeedway  Monday (Oct. 14), Austin Theriault will not race this weekend (Oct. 20) at Kansas Speedway. Theriault was involved in a multi-car crash on lap 163 of the 1000Bulbs.com 500 in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, competing for Rick Ware Racing. Following the crash, NASCAR’s medical team has not …

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Garrett Smithley Hoping to Run Full-Time in Cup & Xfinity in 2020

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Over the past couple of months, chatter has picked up about Garrett Smithley‘s NASCAR future, though if you ask him, he wants to run as many laps as possible. Smithley, 27, has spent the past four seasons at JD Motorsports, piloting the No. 0 Chevrolet to a best finish of 18th in the championship standings. …

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Garrett Smithley, Contec Pair for Xfinity Charlotte Race

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Garrett Smithley has gained a new sponsor in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. Smithley will be sponsored by Contec, Inc., for the upcoming Xfinity event at the Charlotte Motor Speedway ROVAL, Contec announced Monday, Aug. 19. According to Contec’s tweet about the partnership, Smithley will drive JD Motorsports with Gary Keller’s No. 4 at Charlotte. He’s …

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Garrett Smithley Adds Three Cup Races to Schedule

Garrett Smithley‘s schedule will be a little busier, as he has added three more Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series events to his schedule. Victory Lane Quick Oil Change announced Wednesday (May 1) that they will sponsor Smithley’s No. 77 Spire Motorsports Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 for three Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races this season. They …

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