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ARCA Preview: 2021 Sprecher 150 at Milwaukee Mile

2021 ARCA Michigan Ty Gibbs Burnout (Credit: NKP)

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Dead even. With five races left in the 2021 ARCA Menards Series season, Ty Gibbs and Corey Heim are tied for the points lead. After 15 races this season, the two Toyota drivers have won every series race except for one, giving both of them at least a 201-point lead over third-place driver Thad Moffitt. This year’s ARCA …

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Kevin Harvick, SHR Add Subway Sponsorship

Kevin Harvick on pit road at Charlotte Motor Speedway (May 2021). (Photo: NKP)

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Stewart-Haas Racing has acquired a new partner in Subway restaurants as a full-time associate sponsor and a multi-race deal as a primary sponsor, the team announced Aug. 24. The brand will adorn the No. 4 Ford Mustang of Kevin Harvick starting Sept. 18 at the Bristol Motor Speedway night race and will return again on …

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Carson Hocevar Returning to Niece in 2022

2021 Charlotte I Trucks carson hocevar truck NKP

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After running his first full-time NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season in 2021 with Niece Motorsports, 18-year-old Carson Hocevar will return race again full-time with the Truck team in 2022, it announced Aug. 17. “I’m so excited and thankful for the chance to race full time again with Niece Motorsports in 2022,” Hocevar said in …

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Josh Berry Adds Tire Pros Sponsorship for 2022

Josh Berry, No. 8 JR Motorsports Chevrolet, Celebrates (Credit: NKP)

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One day after announcing that longtime driving prospect Josh Berry will pilot the No. 8 Chevrolet full time in the NASCAR Xfinity Series in 2022, JR Motorsports announced Aug. 17 that the 30-year-old will also see part-time sponsor Tire Pros return for nine races next year. “Tire Pros has been great, they’ve been big supporters …

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The Big 6: Questions Answered After the 2021 Verizon 200 at the Brickyard

Verizon 200 Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course winner AJ Allmendinger celebrates in victory lane. (Photo: NKP)

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Who … should you be talking about after the Verizon 200? Is there any question about AJ Allmendinger‘s ability on a road course? Through all the carnage, crashes, penalties, bumps and dumps, Allmendinger was there to part the Red Sea and sail his way to a second career NASCAR Cup Series win in Sunday’s (Aug. …

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Fire on Fridays: Who Would Jimmie Johnson Drive For in a NASCAR Return?

Jimmie Johnson at Detroit 2021 IndyCar

(Photo: Chris Owens/INDYCAR Media)

For the second straight year, NASCAR and INDYCAR will team up at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and share the weekend, as the two American motorsport titans will both race the Indy road course. This weekend will also be the first time Jimmie Johnson will share the same garage as his former NASCAR Cup Series competitors since …

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Juncos Hollinger Racing Plans 3-Race 2021, Full 2022 IndyCar Run

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Ricardo Juncos, owner of Juncos Racing, has formed a new partnership with Brad Hollinger to form Juncos Hollinger Racing, both announced Aug. 3. With the new partnership, the renewed race team has plans to run the final three events of the 2021 NTT IndyCar Series season, along with plans to field an entry for the …

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