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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

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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

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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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Chris Buescher on Pole for Sunday’s Cup Race at Pocono

Pocono Raceway 2021

(Photo: James Gilbert/Getty Images via NASCAR Media)

Chris Buescher will start from the pole in Sunday’s (June 27) NASCAR Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway. The top 20 finishers of Saturday’s event were inverted to set the field for Sunday. As a result, the No. 17 Roush Fenway Racing driver, who was 20th in the Pocono Organics CBD 325, inherits the first …

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Kaz Grala Joining Jordan Anderson Racing at Road America

2021 Charlotte NASCAR Xfinity #31: Tyler Reddick, Jordan Anderson Racing, Chevrolet Camaro Bommarito Automotive Group

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Kaz Grala will pilot the No. 31 car for Jordan Anderson Racing in the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Road America on July 3, the team announced Saturday (June 26). It marks Grala’s first Xfinity start of the season after running two races apiece in the Cup and Camping World Truck Series this year. In …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: 2021 Pocono Doubleheader

2021 Pocono II Bubba Wallace car DraftKings

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This weekend, the NASCAR Cup Series heads north to Pocono Raceway for a doubleheader, which means twice as many chances to win money in fantasy. Let’s get your daily fantasy NASCAR DraftKings rosters set for Saturday’s and Sunday’s (June 26-27) races! It’s the second year in a row the Tricky Triangle hosts two Cup events …

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Brad Keselowski to Roush Fenway ”Done Deal,” Reports Say

Brad Keselowski stands by his No. 2 Team Penske Ford at Kansas Speedway (May 2021). (Photo: NKP)

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Brad Keselowski’s deal to become a part owner and driver of Roush Fenway Racing is finished, according to reports from Sports Business Journal and FOX Sports’ Bob Pockrass. The report was first released in May from Motorsport.com and stated Keselowski was offered the opportunity to become co-owner and drive the No. 6 car for the …

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Jeff Gordon Stepping Away From FOX, Becoming Vice Chairman of Hendrick Motorsports

Jeff Gordon

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Jeff Gordon will be vice chairman at Hendrick Motorsports and leave FOX Sports at the end of 2021, the team announced Wednesday, June 23. The four-time Cup Series champion has been an equity owner of the organization since 1999 and enters his new strategic executive management role on Jan. 1, 2022. Gordon will focus on …

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Kevin Harvick, Unibet Team Up for 3 Cup & Xfinity Races

Kevin Harvick on pit road at Charlotte Motor Speedway (May 2021). (Photo: NKP)

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Unibet will be a primary sponsor for Kevin Harvick in two NASCAR Cup Series events and one Xfinity Series race later this season, Stewart-Haas Racing announced Wednesday, June 23. It will be aboard the No. 4 Ford at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course on Aug. 15 and at Martinsville Speedway on Oct. 31. Unibet …

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Harrison Burton Gets Xfinity Pocono Pole

2021 Charlotte NXS Harrison Burton NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Harrison Burton is on the pole for Sunday’s (June 27) NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Pocono Raceway. A third-place finish at Nashville Superspeedway last week was enough to get the No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing driver the top spot at the Tricky Triangle. JR Motorsports’ Justin Allgaier starts next to Burton in row one, while …

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