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Brett Moffitt Out Again at Richmond, Ty Dillon to Sub

2021 Pocono NXS Brett Moffitt NKP

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Brett Moffitt will continue to stay out of the No. 02 Our Motorsports car this weekend in the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Richmond Raceway. Ty Dillon will sub once again, Moffitt said in a post on Twitter. Moffitt sat out last week’s event at Darlington Raceway because he felt ill, according to his tweet. …

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Brandon Brown Adds TradeTheChain.com and SENT Sponsorship for 3 Races

Brandon Brown

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Brandon Brown’s No. 68 will be sponsored by TradeTheChain.com and SENT in three NASCAR Xfinity Series races, Brandonbilt Motorsports announced Sept. 8. The cryptocurrency companies first joined the team last week at Darlington Raceway and will return for Saturday’s race at Richmond Raceway, the Las Vegas Motor Speedway event on Sept. 25 and at Kansas …

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Robert Kubica to Continue to Sub for Kimi Raikkonen in Italian GP

07 RAIKKONEN Kimi (fin), Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN C41, action during the Formula 1 Grosser Preis Von Osterreich 2021, 2021 Austrian Grand Prix, 9th round of the 2021 FIA Formula One World Championship from July 2 to 4, 2021 on the Red Bull Ring, in Spielberg, Austria - Photo Joao Filipe / DPPI

Photo Joao Filipe / DPPI

Robert Kubica will continue to substitute for Kimi Raikkonen in this weekend’s Italian Grand Prix in Formula 1, as Raikkonen has not been cleared to race, Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN announced Wednesday (Sept. 8). Raikkonen was diagnosed with COVID-19 just before the Dutch Grand Prix last week. Kubica gained one position to finish 15th in …

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NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2021 Induction Ceremony Set for January

Dale Earnhardt Jr

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The NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2021 will be honored with an induction ceremony in January 2022, NASCAR and the Hall of Fame announced Sept. 8. The events were originally set for the beginning of this year but were postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. They are now scheduled for Thursday-Saturday, Jan. 20-22, 2022. …

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Austin Cindric Begins on Xfinity Pole at Richmond

Austin Cindric during the New Holland 250 at Michigan International Speedway, 8/21/2021 (Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Austin Cindric begins on the NASCAR Xfinity Series pole at Richmond Raceway this weekend. He brought home a third-place finish last week at Darlington Raceway to come within one point of first place AJ Allmendinger in the standings. Joe Gibbs Racing’s Harrison Burton joins Cindric on the front row, while Darlington winner Noah Gragson begins third. …

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Alex Albon Back in Formula 1 in 2022, Joins Nicholas Latifi at Williams

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After a year away from competition, Alex Albon will once again  compete in Formula 1, joining Nicholas Latifi at Williams in 2022, the team announced Sept. 8. Albon replaces George Russell, who’s driving for Mercedes next season. Albon currently is a reserve and test driver for Red Bull Racing. He ran two seasons for Toro …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: 2021 Cook Out Southern 500

Martin Truex Jr. 2021 Darlington 1

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The NASCAR Cup Series begins its 2021 playoff chase with the Round of 16 at Darlington Raceway on Sunday, Sept. 5. Let’s get your daily fantasy NASCAR DraftKings rosters ready for the Cook Out Southern 500. It’s the second year in a row Darlington kicks off the Cup playoffs and boy, 2020’s race did not …

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2-Headed Monster: Should Ricky Stenhouse Jr. or Ryan Preece Race for JTG in 2022?

2021 Las Vegas I Cup Ricky Stenhouse Jr Ryan Preece Kevin Harvick NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

It’s September, which is usually a busy time for NASCAR’s silly season. It seems like every week, a little piece of the 2022 puzzle is resolved and this week it was JTG Daugherty Racing’s turn. Former NBA player and JTG Daugherty Racing co-owner Brad Daugherty was on a Zoom press conference with NBC Sports this …

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Callum Ilott Debuting at Portland for Juncos Hollinger

Callum Ilott at the Portuguese Grand Prix, April 2021.

(Photo: Antonin Vincent/DPPI)

Callum Ilott will make his first NTT IndyCar Series start for Juncos Hollinger Racing at the Grand Prix of Portland, the team announced Sept. 1. Ilott, a test driver for Ferrari in Formula 1, ran in five Macau Grands Prix and finished fifth in 2016. He’s the first announced driver of JHR, which previously stated …

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