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Entry List: 2021 FireKeepers Casino 400

2019 Michigan Cup pack racing

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The entry list for the penultimate race in the NASCAR Cup Series’ regular season at Michigan International Speedway was released on Monday, Aug. 16. Thirty-seven drivers are entered for the event, meaning all will qualify, barring any entry list additions. James Davison is in the No. 15 Rick Ware Racing car, making his 18th start …

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Bubba Wallace Returning to Xfinity at Michigan

Bubba Wallace

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Bubba Wallace will run in the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Michigan International Speedway for Hattori Racing Enterprises, the team announced Monday (Aug. 16). Austin Hill was originally going to race there but has decided to focus on the Camping World Truck Series playoffs, which begins this week at World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway. …

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William Byron Snags Cup Pole on Indianapolis Road Course

William Byron wins pole

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William Byron will start on the pole for today’s (Aug. 15) NASCAR Cup Series race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course. The No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports driver topped the century mark in speed in the final round, going 100.044 mph. Stewart-Haas Racing’s Chase Briscoe will line up next to Byron on the front row …

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AJ Allmendinger Wins Xfinity Pole at Indy Road Course

2021 Indy road Indianapolis AJ Allmendinger car NKP

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AJ Allmendinger is on the pole for the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course Saturday (Aug. 14). The No. 16 Kaulig Racing driver went under 90 seconds in a single lap in the final round to take the top spot. His lap speed of 97.744 mph was over three-tenths of …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: 2021 Verizon 200 at the Brickyard

Kyle Larson and Denny Hamlin racing each other during the Go Bowling at the Glen at Watkins Glen International, 8/8/2021 (Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

NASCAR Cup Series drivers hope to kiss the bricks this weekend but this time at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course. Let’s get your daily fantasy NASCAR DraftKings rosters ready for Sunday’s (Aug. 14) Verizon 200 at the Brickyard! It’s the Cup Series’ second consecutive road course event after Kyle Larson earned his fifth win …

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Austin Cindric Tops Xfinity Practice on Indy Road Course

Austin Cindric during the Skrewball Peanut Butter Whiskey 200 at Watkins Glen International, 8/7/2021 (Photo; Nigel Kinrade Photography)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Austin Cindric led the NASCAR Xfinity Series’ lone practice session of the weekend at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course on Friday (Aug. 13). The Team Penske driver posted a fast lap at an average of 95.154 mph. He bested Sam Mayer by a little under two-tenths of a second in the final minutes of …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: 2021 Go Bowling at the Glen

Chase Elliott 2021

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After taking two weeks off for the Olympics, the NASCAR Cup Series returns to racing this weekend at Watkins Glen International. Let’s prep your daily fantasy NASCAR DraftKings lineups for Sunday’s (Aug. 8) 2021 Go Bowling at the Glen, airing at 3 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network. Watkins Glen is one of my favorite …

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Michael Annett Cleared to Race at Watkins Glen

2021 Phoenix I NXS Michael Annett NKP

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Michael Annett is medically cleared to compete at Watkins Glen International after missing the last two NASCAR Xfinity Series events due to an injury, JR Motorsports announced Wednesday, Aug. 4. He had surgery to repair a stress fracture in his leg and missed Atlanta Motor Speedway and New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Austin Dillon and Josh …

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Spencer Boyd Running Several Xfinity Races for DGM

Spencer Boyd 2020 Truck Las Vegas

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Spencer Boyd will compete for DGM Racing in several NASCAR Xfinity Series events this season starting at Richmond Raceway, he announced Aug. 4. He’ll have sponsorship from the cryptocurrency MiniDOGE and will pilot the No. 90 at Richmond. “I’m a racer,” Spencer said in a release.  “I want to race everything and anything…shoot, I’ll race …

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Chad Chastain Making Truck Debut With Niece at Watkins Glen

2021 Charlotte Trucks Bayley Currey Niece Motorsport truck NKP

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Chad Chastain will make his NASCAR Camping World Trucks Series debut this weekend at Watkins Glen International, Niece Motorsports announced Wednesday, Aug. 4. Chastain will pilot the No. 45 with the New York Governor’s Traffic Safety Commission on the hood. The brother of Ross Chastain has driven in the Southern Pro Am Truck Series but …

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