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Danny Stockman Joins KBM As Crew Chief for Kyle Busch, Chandler Smith

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Kyle Busch Motorsports announced on Wednesday, Dec. 11, its crew chief lineup for the 2020 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series season. Ryan “Rudy” Fugle will lead the No. 18 Toyota Tundra, which will be driven by Christian Eckes. He’s guided his team to five owner championships, including Erik Jones‘ and Christopher Bell‘s driver/owner …

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Joey Logano Tests Next Gen Car at ISM Raceway

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Joey Logano provided feedback about the NASCAR Cup Series’ Next Gen car after a two-day test session at ISM Raceway on Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 9-10. Most notably, Logano emphasized the driving challenges teams would face with the car. “When the car gets loose with this Next Gen car, it doesn’t come back until the …

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Brennan Poole Moving to Cup With Premium Motorsports in 2020

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Brennan Poole has a full-time ride for the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season. Poole will drive Premium Motorsports’ No. 15 Chevrolet, the team announced Wednesday (Dec. 11). “I’ve been working towards this moment since I was 5 and feel blessed to have the caliber of people surrounding me that I have in this next chapter …

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Conor Daly Joining Ed Carpenter Racing on IndyCar Road, Street Courses

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Conor Daly has joined Ed Carpenter Racing on road and street courses in the 2020 NTT IndyCar Series season, the team announced Monday (Dec. 9). Daly will run the No. 20 U.S. Air Force Chevrolet, while owner Ed Carpenter will pilot the ovals. In addition, Daly will enter the Indianapolis 500 in a third team …

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2019 NASCAR Driver Reviews: Clint Bowyer

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Clint Bowyer’s 2019 NASCAR Cup Series season can be summed up in two words: It sucked. Wait, you may be thinking. How can that be? He made the second round of the playoffs. Yeah, and it was amazing he was even able to do that. After scoring two victories, nine top fives and 16 top …

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Anthony Alfredo Driving Part Time for RCR in Xfinity in 2020

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Anthony Alfredo is moving up to the NASCAR Xfinity Series for the 2020 season. Richard Childress Racing announced it has tapped the NASCAR Next driver for the No. 21. He will share driving duties with Myatt Snider. “It’s an honor to have the opportunity to compete in the Xfinity Series for Richard Childress Racing in …

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Ryan Preece Switching to No. 37, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Driving No. 47 in 2020

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JTG Daugherty Racing has slightly shaken up its driver lineup for the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season. Ricky Stenhouse Jr. will pilot the No. 47 Chevrolet, while Ryan Preece moves over to the No. 37 vacated by Chris Buescher. Stenhouse’s crew chief from the past three seasons at Roush Fenway Racing, Brian Pattie, will join …

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Nicholas Latifi Joins ROKiT Williams Racing in F1 for 2020

ROKiT Williams Racing is switching up its driver lineup. The team announced Thursday, Nov. 28 it has tapped Nicholas Latifi to join the team for the 2020 FIA Formula 1 season. Latifi will replace Robert Kubica behind the wheel. George Russell will be Latifi’s teammate as Williams looks to rebound from a difficult 2019 season …

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Sebastien Bourdais Out at Dale Coyne Racing, Joins JDC-Miller Motorsports in 2020

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Sebastien Bourdais will be racing in a different series in the 2020 season. Dale Coyne Racing announced Friday (Nov. 22) that they have parted ways with the Frenchman. Bourdais competed for the team in 2011 and 2017, while seasons 2018 and 2019 were under the Dale Coyne Racing with Vasser-Sullivan banner. “I want to thank …

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