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Ty Gibbs Adds on 14 Xfinity Races for Joe Gibbs Racing

Ty Gibbs at Daytona International Speedway Road course Xfinity Photo NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Ty Gibbs, one of the youngest winners in the Xfinity Series, will run more races behind the wheel of the No. 54 car of Joe Gibbs Racing. After battling with defending champion Austin Cindric for the win last week at the Daytona International Speedway road course, Gibbs will compete in 14 more Xfinity races throughout …

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Quin Houff Sinks 8 Ball Whiskey Sponsorship For 11 Races

Quin Houff car in Daytona 500 Photo Nigel Kinrade Photography

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

StarCom Racing has announced today (Feb. 23) that they have picked 8 Ball Premium Chocolate Whiskey for 11 races this season. Quin Houff will debut the scheme this weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway with the other 10 races sprinkled throughout the season. .@P1_Houff & StarCom Racing Stir it Up with 8-Ball Premium Chocolate Whiskey. With an …

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Brad Keselowski & Bubba Wallace Crew Chiefs Fined After Daytona

Brad Keselowski at Daytona

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Jeremy Bullins, crew chief for the Brad Keselowski‘s No. 2, and Mike Wheeler, crew chief for Bubba Wallace‘s No. 23, were both fined $10,000 due to their cars failing post-race inspection last weekend, NASCAR announced Feb. 16. The teams were found in violation of section 10.9.10.4 of the rule book., which deals with lugnuts not …

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Jett Noland Running 6 Races for Niece Motorsports

James Buescher during Qualifying for the NextEra Energy 250, 2/12/2021

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Jett Noland will run six races for Niece Motorsports in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in 2021, Niece announced Feb. 16. Noland, who was originally scheduled to debut with the team in 2020 before COVID-19 derailed plans, will drive the No. 44 beginning at this weekend’s event at the Daytona International Speedway road course. …

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After Winning Stage 1, Brandon Jones Wrecks Out at Daytona

Brandon Jones wrecks at Daytona

#19: Brandon Jones, Joe Gibbs Racing, Toyota Supra Menards/Jeld-Wen

A wreck at the end of stage two in the NASCAR Xfinity Series’ season opener at Daytona International Speedway Saturday (Feb. 13) took out multiple drivers, including frontrunner Brandon Jones. After winning stage one, Jones was in a strong position to gain additional stage points, leading three laps on the afternoon. But Jones’ top-10 run, …

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Kyle Busch Squeaks by for Clash Victory as Leaders Crash

#18: Kyle Busch, Joe Gibbs Racing, Toyota Camry M&M's

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The Busch Clash provided an exciting start to Speedweeks, as a last-lap pass solidified a win for Kyle Busch. The 2012 Clash winner started from the 16th position and led only one lap en route to his second win in the exhibition event. Following contact between Chase Elliott and Ryan Blaney, Busch passed the pair …

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James Buescher Driving for Niece Motorsports at Daytona

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

James Buescher returns to Daytona International Speedway this weekend, piloting the No. 44 truck for Niece Motorsports, Niece announced Feb. 9. Buescher will be sponsored by GR Energy Services and FHE. He has one top 10 at Daytona in 2011 in the series, leading 55 of the 103 laps. He has also started top five …

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2021 NASCAR Preseason Power Rankings, No. 9: Alex Bowman

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

A Look Back Alex Bowman started the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season on the front row of the Daytona 500 for the third straight year and hoped for at least a top-10 finish. Unfortunately, Bowman was involved in the Big One and finished 24th. But it didn’t take long for him to  break through, scoring …

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