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Ross Chastain, Justin Haley to Drive for Kaulig Racing in 2020

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Ross Chastain will pilot the No. 10 Chevrolet Camaro full-time for Kaulig Racing in the 2020 NASCAR Xfinity Series season, the team announced in a release Tuesday, Oct. 15. The team, which had one full-time and two part-time cars this year, will expand to two cars that will run the full schedule. The news was …

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Jeb Burton Back With Niece Motorsports at Martinsville

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Jeb Burton will return to Niece Motorsports’ NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series team for next weekend’s NASCAR Hall of Fame 200 at Martinsville Speedway, the team revealed in a statement Tuesday, Oct. 15. Burton has made one start for the team this season at Kentucky Speedway, finishing ninth in the No. 44 entry. State Water …

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Chip Ganassi Racing Adds Marcus Ericsson for 2020

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Chip Ganassi Racing’s IndyCar team will grow by one next year, as the team has added current Arrow Schmidt Peterson driver Marcus Ericsson to its roster. He joins Scott Dixon and Felix Rosenqvist on the Honda-backed team. Ericsson has recorded three top-10 finishes in 2019, his best result a podium finish at the second Detroit …

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NASCAR Releases 2020 Cup Series Rules Package

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NASCAR has released the rules package for the 2020 Cup Series, among them a cap on adjustments to procedure regulations covering costs for teams. These adjustments should not affect competition on the track itself; officials instead decided to limit wholesale changes for 2020. More all-around modifications are expected in 2021, when the next generation of …

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Natalie Decker Announces Arthritis Foundation Fundraiser

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NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series driver Natalie Decker has announced the Arthritis Foundation as her charity of choice for an upcoming fundraiser, her website announced in a statement Tuesday. The fundraiser initiated by Decker, who has had juvenile rheumatoid arthritis since birth, will run from Oct. 1-20. “I’m so thankful the Arthritis Foundation gives people …

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Entry List: Drydene 400

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The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series kicks off the second round of the playoffs at Dover International Speedway. The Drydene 400 currently has 38 cars entered, meaning all will make the race, barring entry list changes. Premium Motorsports features Joe Nemechek its No. 27, while Reed Sorenson will drive for Spire Motorsports’ No. 77. Nemechek …

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Chase Elliott Wrecks, Then Wins in Wild One at Charlotte Roval

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Chase Elliott bounced back from a mistake at the Charlotte Motor Speedway ROVAL to take home the victory and lock himself into the next round of the playoffs. The elimination race for the first round of the postseason had its share of game-changing moments, among them race leader Elliott locking the brakes and sliding into …

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2-Headed Monster: Is Chris Buescher Better Off at Roush Fenway Racing?

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Wednesday (Sept. 25) brought the announcement that Chris Buescher will make the move to Roush Fenway Racing, taking over its No. 17 Ford Mustang and displacing Ricky Stenhouse Jr. for the 2020 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. Buescher won a NASCAR Xfinity Series title in the team’s No. 60 machine in 2015, making the …

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Matt Borland Reinstated After Completing Road to Recovery Program

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series crew chief Matt Borland has completed the Road to Recovery program and will be reinstated from his suspension, NASCAR announced Tuesday, Sept. 24. Borland is the crew chief for Ty Dillon’s No. 13 in the Cup Series. He was suspended indefinitely near the end of August for violating NASCAR’s substance …

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