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Josh Berry Adds Tire Pros Sponsorship for 2022

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

Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

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

Juncos CO

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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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Sam Hunt Racing Expanding to 2 Cars With Will Rodgers at Indy

Will Rodgers at 2019 Iowa Xfinity race

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Sam Hunt Racing will enter two cars for the first time in its NASCAR Xfinity Series history at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course Aug. 14, with Will Rodgers piloting the second entry, SHR announced Aug. 3. In addition to the usual No. 26 Toyota Supra, which will be driven by Kris Wright, Rodgers will …

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Ross Chastain Moving to Trackhouse for 2022

Ross Chastain at Nashville

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Ross Chastain will join Trackhouse Racing Team in the organization’s second NASCAR Cup Series car in 2022, Trackhouse announced Aug. 3. Chastain, the current full-time driver for Chip Ganassi Racing’s No. 42, will pilot the No. 1 entry starting next year. He’ll join Daniel Suarez, who pilots the No. 99 for Trackhouse in what’s currently …

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