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Corey LaJoie Joining Spire Motorsports in Multi-Year Deal

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Corey LaJoie has a new home and big plans. The 29-year-old has inked a multi-year deal with Spire Motorsports, beginning with the 2021 Daytona 500. For months, LaJoie has been linked to Spire Motorsports, but he confirmed the move in a special offseason edition of his Sunday Money podcast, released Nov. 30 with guest Jeff …

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Mike Harmon Racing Entering 2 Xfinity Cars Again in 2021

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Mike Harmon Racing is coming off its first full season of running two full-time teams in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, and team owner Mike Harmon confirmed to Frontstretch the team will field those two teams again in 2021. According to Harmon, Bayley Currey and Kyle Weatherman will return to the team as well, with Currey in …

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Riley Herbst Moving to Stewart-Haas Racing in 2021

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Riley Herbst will move to Stewart-Haas Racing in 2021 to chase the NASCAR Xfinity Series championship, multiple sources have confirmed to Frontstretch. On Nov. 12, Joe Gibbs Racing — Herbst’s former team — announced it signed Daniel Hemric to drive the No. 18 Toyota in Xfinity, formerly driven by Herbst. Linked to SHR for several weeks, …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Sheldon Creed Relives Winning Truck Championship

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In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss NASCAR’s championship weekend at Phoenix Raceway, which saw the youth movement takeover the sport. Chase Elliott became the third youngest Cup Series champion, dominating the race after starting in the back. The duo discusses what this means for Elliott’s confidence level, as he’s proven he …

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Comcast Continues Its Strong Military Program Despite Trying 2020 NASCAR Season

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Of all companies that support the military, not many do it better than Comcast. Of all sports that support the military, not many do it better than NASCAR. Tying these two entities together is a perfect match in many regards, specifically being military-centric. Comcast’s military program is led by Carol Eggert, senior vp, military and …

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NASCAR Stat Sheet: A Look Back At Jimmie Johnson’s NASCAR Career

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We made it! The 2020 NASCAR season is complete. Sure, there was a 10-week stoppage after the first month of the season because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The virus limited fans in attendance for most racetracks and created a dent in NASCAR revenue. The playoff itself also had a weird twist; a nine-race winner and …

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Bad Pit Stops Hinder Brad Keselowski’s Chance at 2020 Championship

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Ahead of the NASCAR Cup Series championship race at Phoenix Raceway, Brad Keselowski was confident, believing he was one of, if not the favorite for the championship. After all, the No. 2 team had three wins in 2020 on tracks similar to the Phoenix. Because polesitter Chase Elliott had to start at the rear for …

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Justin Allgaier Comes Up Just Short of 2020 Xfinity Title

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Ahead of the NASCAR Xfinity Series’ championship race at Phoenix Raceway, all eyes were on Justin Allgaier. After all, he’d won at the track two previous times and had more starts than his three championship competitors combined. Starting from the pole position, Allgaier led the opening six laps of he race. He was passed by …

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Chase Briscoe’s Breakout Season Ends 4th in Points

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Everyone knows the story by now. Chase Briscoe set out a lofty goal prior to the 2020 NASCAR Xfinity Series season, believing he needed to win at least eight races to continue his NASCAR career. Briscoe did that and then some. Entering the Xfinity championship race at Phoenix Raceway, Briscoe had chalked up nine wins, …

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Zane Smith: ‘Nothing Hurts More Than Being the First Loser’

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Zane Smith was trying to do something just one other rookie driver has done in the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoor Truck Series: win the championship in his rookie year. He came close, but no cigar in a race that ultimately slipped away from him. Smith began the race in second, but by turn 2, …

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