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Timmy Hill Attempting to Make Daytona 500 for MBM Motorsports

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Timmy Hill is looking to check off the next thing on his bucket list: competing in a Daytona 500. He’ll have the opportunity come February with MBM Motorsports. Hill, 26, attempted to qualify for the Great American Race just one other time in 2017. That year, running for Rick Ware Racing, he finished 20th in …

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Xfinity Excited About Cup Premier Sponsorship, Not Taking Away from Xfinity Series

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Last week (Dec. 5), NASCAR announced its new premier sponsors for the 2020 Cup Series season, following the departure of Monster Energy. On the list: Busch Beer, Coca-Cola, GEICO and Xfinity. The goal of NASCAR going with the new premier partnership route is to provide strategic benefits to the industry, including greater activation opportunities for …

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Chase Briscoe Returning to Stewart-Haas Racing in 2020

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Multiple sources close to Chase Briscoe have confirmed to Frontstretch that the driver will return to the NASCAR Xfinity Series for Stewart-Haas Racing in 2020. Briscoe, 24, faced some uncertainty about his future late in the 2019 season, though he went on to win rookie of the year and placed fifth in the championship standings. Last …

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2019 Xfinity Series Review, Pt. 2: Midpack Improvements

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While the NASCAR Xfinity Series playoff drivers were the center of attention for most of the season (the same 12 drivers were top 12 in points from the third race on), some of the best racing came in the middle of the pack. And quite honestly, a lot of the midpack drivers had solid years, …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Offseason Update, Matt Lederer Discusses Xfinity Premier Sponsorship in Cup

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In a special offseason edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss a plethora of news stories that have transpired since the checkered flag at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Seven-time Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson will be retiring following the 2020 season. The duo discuss if Johnson is the greatest driver of all time, reflecting back on …

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2019 Xfinity Series Review, Pt. 1: Playoff Teams, Big 3 Dominate

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The 2019 NASCAR Xfinity Series season was set to be promising from the beginning of the year, with many of its top drivers returning. Three of the series’ Championship 4 contenders from 2018 were back with vengeance, as Tyler Reddick was looking to repeat as champion, even though he swapped Chevrolet teams from JR Motorsports …

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Landon Cassill Aiming for Full Season With Shepherd Racing Ventures in 2020

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Landon Cassill is known for getting the most out of his equipment, and he and Morgan Shepherd plan on him doing much of that in 2020. Cassill, 30, has spent more than a decade clawing for opportunities in NASCAR. At Homestead-Miami Speedway in 2018, he joined Shepherd Racing Ventures, just so Shepherd could see how …

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David Starr Returning to Jimmy Means Racing in 2020

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David Starr might be among the oldest NASCAR Xfinity Series regulars. But the 52-year-old will be returning to Jimmy Means Racing in 2020, continuing his full-time driving career. Starr, 52, has spent the past two seasons running the No. 52 Chevrolet for Jimmy Means Racing, earning a best points performance of 22nd last season. He …

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NASCAR Fines Rick Ware Racing, Premium Motorsports & Spire Motorsports $50,000 for Race Manipulation

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NASCAR announced on Wednesday (Nov. 27) it has fined team owners Rick Ware (owner of Rick Ware Racing), Jay Robinson (Premium Motorsports) and TJ Puchyr (Spire Motorsports) $50,000 each for manipulating the end of the Cup Series finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. “Following a thorough review of race data and driver/team communication from the season finale …

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Comcast Honors Tyler Reddick at Universal Studios

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One week ago (Nov. 20), Tyler Reddick celebrated his second NASCAR Xfinity Series championship in grand fashion; a trip to Universal Orlando Resort in Orlando, Fla. for Champion’s Day. Reddick, 23, remains the only driver to experience the thrill of rollercoasters and butter beer as a reward for winning the Xfinity title. In 2018, Comcast …

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