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Tyler Ankrum Wins COTA Truck Series Pole

Tyler Ankrum at COTA, NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

As if qualifying a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series truck on the complex 3.41-mile long Circuit of the Americas for the first time ever wasn’t hard enough, Tyler Ankrum also had to do it in the rain. Despite the tricky weather conditions, Ankrum still grabbed the pole for today’s inaugural truck series race at COTA …

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Jesse Iwuji Wins 3rd Pro Invitational Fan Vote to Join Dale Earnhardt Jr, Clint Bowyer & NASCAR Cup Field

iRacing at Talladega

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Before NASCAR’s best take to the Austin, Texas-based Circuit of the Americas in real life competition for the first time ever this coming weekend, they’ll do virtual battle on iRacing on Wednesday, May 19. The field for Round Four of the 2021 eNASCAR iRacing Pro Inviational Series at COTA has been set. Among them will …

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Entry List: 2021 Herr’s Potato Chips 200

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(Photo: Nic Antaya/ARCA Racing)

The ARCA Menards Series returns to action this weekend with Herr’s Potato Chips 200 at Toledo Speedway. The Saturday, May 22, event will see 15 drivers take to the Ohio half-mile short track, the fifth race of 2021 ARCA schedule. Dick Doheny is behind the wheel of the No. 10 Double H Ranch Toyota, driving …

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William Byron’s No. 24 Among 4 Cup Teams Penalized After Dover

William Byron with crew chief Rudy Fugle before 2021 Daytona Road course Cup event Photo NKP

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Four NASCAR Cup Series crew chiefs have been given monetary fines following the post-race inspections for the Drydene 400 at Dover International Speedway last weekend, May 16. The crew chiefs of the Nos. 24, 8, 17, and 37 of William Byron, Tyler Reddick, Chris Buescher and Ryan Preece, respectively, were each forced to pay a …

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Kyle Tilley Running 4 Road Course Races for Live Fast

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Reigning Rolex 24 LMP2 class champion Kyle Tilley is set to make his NASCAR Cup Series debut in the EchoPark Texas Grand Prix at Circuit of the Americas for Live Fast Motorsports, LFM announced May 11. Tilley will drive the team’s No. 78 in the series’ inaugural event at COTA. In addition to COTA, the …

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Cole Custer Running COTA Xfinity Race

2021 Homestead Cup Cole Custer NKP

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Cole Custer will make his first start in the NASCAR Xfinity Series since 2019 at the Circuit of the Americas. The 23-year-old NASCAR Cup Series regular will make his return to the second-tier series driving the No. 17 Production Alliance Group Ford Mustang for Rick Ware Racing, the team announced May 11. “I am excited …

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Jonathan Hassler Filling In for Paul Wolfe at Dover

Joey Logano stands by his car at 2021 spring Kansas Cup race Photo: NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Joey Logano‘s crew chief Paul Wolfe will miss this weekend’s Drydene 400 at Dover International Speedway after being suspended by NASCAR for failing to secure two lug nuts on the No. 22 Ford Mustang after last Sunday’s (May 9) Goodyear 400 at Darlington Raceway. According to FOX Sports’ Bob Pockrass, Team Penske veteran and Logano’s …

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NASCAR’s Next-Gen Cars To Be Raced in iRacing Pro Invitational Darlington Event

iRacing at Talladega

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Last time, it was youth over experience that headlined the iRacing Pro Invitational Series entry list. This time around, it will be experience meeting the future. Race fans will see the NASCAR Next-Gen race cars take to the virtual track for the first time on May 5, as iRacing has added them into their service. …

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3 Cup Teams Penalized After Kansas, Truck Engineer Reinstated

2021 Kansas I Cup CHris Buescher NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Three teams received penalties following Sunday’s (May 2) NASCAR Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway, all for lug nut-related issues. Penalties were given to the Nos. 1, 17 and 22 teams of Kurt Busch, Chris Buescher and Joey Logano, respectively, after failing post-race inspection. As a result, crew chiefs Matt McCall, Luke Lambert and Paul …

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Pocono Operating at Full Capacity for NASCAR Weekend

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Pocono Raceway has joined the steadily growing list of race venues that will operate at full seating capacity in 2021. Following Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf’s announcement that statewide mitigation orders, including those related to event capacity and social distancing, will be lifted starting May 31, 2021, Pocono announced May 4 it will operate at 100% …

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