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Speedway Motorsports to Acquire Dover International Speedway, Nashville Superspeedway

2021 Cup Dover Aerial Shot (Credit: NKP)

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Speedway Motorsports LLC and Dover Motorsports LLC jointly announced that an agreement has been reached to where Speedway Motorsports will purchase Dover Motorsports. The announcement was made on Nov. 8 by Speedway Motorsports President and CEO Bruton Smith, along with Dover Motorsports President and CEO Denis McGlynn. Dover Motorsports operates Dover International Speedway in Dover, …

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The Underdog House: Ryan Preece Caps 2021 by Leading NASCAR Underdogs

2021 Nashville Trucks Ryan Preece happy NKP

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Top Dog: Ryan Preece While the large majority of attention was justifiably on Championship 4 contenders, the underdogs of the NASCAR Cup Series sought to finish off their 2021 seasons strong at Phoenix Raceway (Nov. 7). The action matched the desert heat throughout the field, unfortunately scorching a few underdogs in catastrophic ways. Several of …

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NASCAR Requiring Kyle Busch to Complete Sensitivity Training

Kyle Busch stands by his car

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NASCAR will require two-time Cup Series champion Kyle Busch to complete sensitivity training before the 2022 season. The penalty was a result of Busch calling Brad Keselowski a slur in a post-race interview. Busch and Keselowski were racing hard at the end to try and make the final spot for the Championship 4, with both coming …

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Entry List: 2021 NASCAR Xfinity Series Championship Race

JR Motorsports teammates Justin Allgaier and Noah Gragson races at 2021 Phoenix Xfinity spring Photo NKP

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The moment has arrived. Four NASCAR Xfinity Series drivers will compete for the ultimate goal of a championship at Phoenix Raceway. Defending champion Austin Cindric will compete for his second consecutive title, while AJ Allmendinger, Daniel Hemric, and Noah Gragson are seeking their maiden championship. With practice and qualifying returning for the season finale, 42 …

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Andy Lally Running Part Time for Alpha Prime in 2022

#78: Andy Lally, Live Fast Motorsports, Ford Mustang Blacktop Mojo

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Andy Lally is set to join Alpha Prime Racing in the NASCAR Xfinity Series in 2022, the team confirmed to TobyChristie.com Nov. 1. APR, formerly Martins Motorsports, plans to field Lally in all six road course races in 2022. “I can’t wait to get started,” Lally told TobyChristie.com. “Caesar (Bacarella, co-owner and fellow driver) has …

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The Underdog House: Erik Jones’ Tricks Lead to Treat of Martinsville Top 10

Erik Jones racing at Martinsville Speedway, October, 2021. Photo: NKP

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Top Dog: Erik Jones Do you want a scary combination? Try mixing Halloween with a 500-lap race at Martinsville Speedway. Oh, and did I mention that the race was an elimination event for playoff drivers? Yikes! The Xfinity 500 Sunday (Oct. 31) featured the grit and gruel of NASCAR’s shortest track. Battles throughout the field …

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Entry List: 2021 Dead On Tools 250

2021 Xfinity Martinsville Josh Berry, No. 8 JR Motorsports Chevrolet, Leading (Credit: NKP)

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The NASCAR Xfinity Series playoffs dominated by non-playoff drivers shifts to the historic Martinsville Speedway. Xfinity playoff drivers head into the half-mile track with one last shot to punch their ticket to the Championship 4. Forty-one cars are entered for 40 spots. As a result of lack of points, the No. 13 MBM Motorsports entry …

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