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Indianapolis Xfinity Race to Be Run on Road Course

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Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race will be run on the track’s road course in 2020, IMS and NASCAR announced Wednesday, Jan. 15. The series’ first IMS road course event, which is scheduled for July 4, will be sponsored by Pennzoil. The change comes after Roger Penske finalized IMS and IndyCar Series’ purchase from …

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Jeff Green Running Daytona, Talladega for RSS

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Jeff Green will return to the NASCAR Xfinity Series in 2020, piloting the No. 38 car for RSS Racing at Daytona International Speedway and Talladega Superspeedway, the team announced Tuesday (Jan. 14). Green will be sponsored by C2 Freight, which also sponsored him in two superspeedway events in 2019. Green finished in the top 10 …

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Front Row Motorsports Adding Truck Team, Todd Gilliland to Drive

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Front Row Motorsports is expanding to the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series for the upcoming 2020 season with Todd Gilliland as its driver, the team announced Monday, Jan. 13. Gilliland will drive the organization’s No. 38 Ford F-150 in an alliance with DGR-Crosley. “I’m really looking forward to racing an F-150 in the …

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Kaulig Racing, Justin Haley Attempting Daytona 500

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Justin Haley will attempt to make his first start in the Daytona 500 with Kaulig Racing in the organization’s first NASCAR Cup Series attempt, the team announced Friday (Jan. 10). Haley will drive the No. 16 Chevrolet. He will bring sponsorship from the Fraternal Order of Eagles, which also sponsored him in his Cup debut …

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Thad Moffitt Joins DGR-Crosley in ARCA Menards Series Season Opener

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Thad Moffitt will compete for DGR-Crosley in the ARCA Menards Series season opener at Daytona International Speedway, the team announced Thursday (Jan. 9). Moffitt, whose grandfather is Richard Petty, will be sponsored by Performance Plus Richard Petty Signature Series, and his car will be adorned with the Petty Blue paint color. In seven events in …

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Ross Chastain Running Daytona 500 in Chip Ganassi/Spire Partnership, AdventHealth Returning to CGR

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Ross Chastain will drive in the season-opening Daytona 500 in the NASCAR Cup Series in a partnership with Chip Ganassi Racing and Spire Motorsports, the team announced Thursday, Jan. 9. Chastain will be sponsored by AdventHealth, which will sponsor Kyle Larson and his No. 42 Chevrolet Camaro at the Clash at Daytona and the fall …

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Max Verstappen Extends With Red Bull Racing Through 2023

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Max Verstappen has signed a contract extension with Red Bull Racing through 2023, the team announced Tuesday (Jan. 7). Verstappen won on the Formula 1 Grand Prix circuit eight times, including three in 2019, and earned 31 podiums. He also placed third in the standings. “I am really happy to have extended my partnership with …

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2019 NASCAR Driver Reviews: Bubba Wallace

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Rainy days are dark, gloomy, sometimes quiet. Bubba Wallace’s 2019 NASCAR Cup Series campaign could be likened to a rainy season. Sometimes there was a light drizzle; other times a heavy downpour. It can cause muddy conditions, large puddles or even flooding, yet offers glimpses of hope in rainbows. Wallace endured all of these this …

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Joey Gase to Compete for Rick Ware Racing in 2020

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Joey Gase will compete full-time in the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season for Rick Ware Racing, beginning with the Daytona 500, the team announced Friday (Dec. 20). Gase had 11 Cup Series starts in 2019, mainly for MBM Motorsports. He also raced for MBM in the Xfinity Series. Across six full Xfinity Series seasons, Gase …

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