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Chase Elliott Takes Atlanta Cup Pole

Chase Elliott practices for 2021 NASCAR Cup race at Road America in No. 9 NAPA Auto parts Chevy, NKP photo

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Road America winner Chase Elliott will start from the pole in the NASCAR Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway Sunday (July 11). The No. 9 Hendrick Motorsports driver looks to rebound from an early retirement in his first trip to the 1.54-mile racetrack in March. All four Joe Gibbs Racing Toyotas round out the …

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Michael Annett Competing for Young’s Motorsports at Knoxville

Michael Annett folded arms before 2021 Charlotte Xfinity race NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Michael Annett will wheel the No. 02 for Young’s Motorsports in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Knoxville Speedway, the team announced Monday, July 5. Annett’s truck will carry sponsorship from TMC Transportation. It’s Annett’s first Truck event since 2014 at Eldora Speedway in which he finished 25th. He ran nine total Truck …

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William Byron Nabs Road America Cup Pole, Hendrick Sweeps Front Row

2021 Road America Cup William Byron inside car NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

William Byron won the pole for today’s (July 4) NASCAR Cup Series race at Road America after posting a fast lap speed of 110.359 mph. It’s the sixth career pole for the No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports driver and second on a road course, as his last pole came at the Charlotte Motor Speedway ROVAL. He’ll …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: Jockey Made in America 250 at Road America

2021 COTA Cup Chase Elliott trophy NKP

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What better way to celebrate America’s birthday this weekend than to go to a track with America in its name? The NASCAR Cup Series goes to Road America to race for the first time in about 65 years. Let’s get your daily fantasy NASCAR DraftKings lineups prepped for Sunday’s (July 4) race! The Cup Series …

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iRacing Pro Invitational Series to Be Discontinued for the Rest of 2021

William Byron beats Tyler Reddick on eNASCAR Pro Invitational iRacing Series 2021 Bristol dirt Photo NASCAR

(Photo: NASCAR Media via Justin Melillo)

The eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series will not run the rest of the season as planned previously, according to Adam Stern on Twitter. The series, which first began last year during the break in competition due to COVID-19, ran five races this year that aired on Fox Sports 1. It was slated to continue on …

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Derek Griffith Making 1st Truck Start at Gateway for KBM

Kyle Busch truck at Las Vegas Motor Speedway 2021 NASCAR

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Derek Griffith will join the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series ranks for the first time at World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway, Kyle Busch Motorsports announced Thursday (July 1). Griffith will pilot the No. 51 in the final race of the regular season with sponsorship from JBL and Hudson International Speedway. He’s run 10 ARCA …

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Trackhouse Racing Buys Chip Ganassi Racing’s NASCAR Operation

2021 Homestead Cup Kurt Busch car NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Chip Ganassi Racing has sold its NASCAR assets to Trackhouse Racing, both teams announced Wednesday, June 30. Trackhouse will officially acquire CGR’s assets after the final Cup Series race at Phoenix Raceway on Nov. 7. Trackhouse will run the two Cup entries in 2022, including current driver Daniel Suarez. Team owner Justin Marks competed with …

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