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Hailie Deegan Ordered to Undergo Sensitivity Training

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NASCAR will require Hailie Deegan to undergo sensitivity training before the 2021 season, it announced Jan. 11. The news comes after Deegan was shown to have used a derogatory term referencing those with intellectual disabilities on a Twitch stream over the weekend. Deegan apologized for using the term on Jan. 10 in a tweet. “Earlier …

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Stefan Parsons Running Part-Time Xfinity Schedule With BJMM

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Stefan Parsons is back with BJ McLeod Motorsports in the NASCAR Xfinity Series in 2021, the team announced Jan. 11. Parsons will drive a part-time season in the team’s No. 99. Though a specific schedule has not been announced, Parsons’ season will begin with the third race of 2021 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Sokal Media Group …

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ARCA Announces 2021 Sioux Chief Showdown Schedule

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For the second season in a row, the ARCA Menards Series will contest the Sioux Chief Showdown, a 10-race championship-within-a-championship featuring drivers from the ARCA Menards Series West and East in addition to drivers from the main series. The schedule, announced Jan. 11, kicks off May 22 at Toledo Speedway. Its final event will be …

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Santino Ferrucci Moving to NASCAR, Plans Part-Time Xfinity Run

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Santino Ferrucci is moving to NASCAR. The now-former NTT IndyCar Series will race in the NASCAR Xfinity Series in a part-time schedule in 2021, he announced Jan. 8. Ferrucci will drive for Sam Hunt Racing, which fields the No. 26. “I’m incredibly proud to join Sam Hunt racing and TRD,” Ferrucci said in a release. …

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Jake Griffin Running 2 Truck Dirt Races for Reaume

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Jake Griffin will return to the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in two races for Reaume Brothers Racing in 2021, the team announced Jan. 8. Griffin will drive the series’ pair of dirt races at Bristol Motor Speedway and Knoxville Raceway. The number Griffin will pilot was not announced; in 2020, RBR fielded the Nos. …

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Raphael Lessard Now Racing Full Time for GMS in Trucks

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After initially being announced for a part-time run in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in 2021, Raphael Lessard has altered his schedule to a full-time season with GMS Racing, the team announced Jan. 7. Lessard will drive the No. 24 for the full 2021 season. “We are excited to have Raphael join us for …

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Michael McDowell, Anthony Alfredo Driving for FRM in 2021, David Ragan Racing Daytona

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Michael McDowell will remain with Front Row Motorsports in the NASCAR Cup Series in 2021, while Anthony Alfredo moves to the team to compete for Rookie of the Year honors, the team announced Jan. 6. McDowell returns to the No. 34, while Alfredo will drive the No. 38 vacated by John Hunter Nemechek. 2021 will …

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SRX Announces Inaugural Schedule

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The schedule for the inaugural Superstar Racing Experience season is here. The six-race season will begin in June and run through mid-July, SRX announced Jan. 4. Stafford Motor Speedway will kick off the season June 12, followed by races at Knoxville Raceway, Eldora Speedway, Lucas Oil Raceway, Slinger Speedway and Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway. All races …

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