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Parker Kligerman Not Returning to Gaunt Brothers Racing in 2020

Parker Kligerman was all smiles after racing his way into The Great American Race. (Photo/Davey Segal)

Parker Kligerman will not return to drive Gaunt Brothers Racing’s No. 96 machine in the NASCAR Cup Series in 2020. Kligerman had driven the car on a part-time basis in 2018 and 2019, entering 18 races between the two seasons – the majority coming in 2019 with 14 starts. Those 2019 appearances constituted all but …

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NASCAR Reveals Rule Changes for Xfinity, Truck Series Pit Stops

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Pit stops in the NASCAR Xfinity and Gander RV & Outdoors Truck series will follow new guidelines in the 2020 season, according to a statement released by NASCAR on Tuesday, Jan. 7. The rules specify that teams will not have specifically assigned pit crew members, only that each team has eight members who will perform …

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Charles LeClerc Signs Five-Year Extension with Scuderia Ferrari

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Third-year Formula 1 driver Charles LeClerc and the Scuderia Ferrari Mission Winnow racing have agreed to a five-year contract extension for the driver, the team revealed in a release Monday. The 22-year old scored two wins in his first season with Ferrari, while also adding eight podium finishes to his 2019 resume. He had previously …

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Junior Johnson, NASCAR Hall of Famer, Dies at 88

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NASCAR legend and Hall of Famer Junior Johnson has passed away at age 88, according to a Friday report on NASCAR.com. Robert Glenn Johnson Jr. racked up 50 NASCAR Cup Series wins over the course of his 14-year driving career, including a 1960 Daytona 500 triumph and 13 victories in the 1965 season. The moonshine …

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2019 NASCAR Top Storylines: Xfinity Big 3 Bound for Cup Competition

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Christopher Bell, Cole Custer and Tyler Reddick have provided some of the NASCAR Xfinity Series’ most thrilling moments over the last two years. The trio entered NASCAR’s secondary division after a few years of flux between them, with each spending time in the Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series prior to their first series switch. …

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2019 NASCAR Driver Reviews: Kyle Busch

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A 21-race dry spell from June to November didn’t derail Kyle Busch’s hopes for a second NASCAR Cup Series title, as he sailed across the Homestead-Miami Speedway finish line to cap off his second championship season in the sport’s top division. But neither that drought nor the championship can completely define Busch’s 2019 campaign. The …

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Robby Lyons Attempting Xfinity Debut at Homestead

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Robby Lyons will attempt his NASCAR Xfinity Series debut this Saturday at Homestead-Miami Speedway for Rick Ware Racing and Mike Harmon Racing, driving the team’s No. 17 Chevrolet, Kickin’ the Tires reports. “I can’t really put into words how much this weekend means,” Lyons told Kickin’ the Tires. “It’s been a long, difficult year both in …

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