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The Underdog House: Erik Jones Rebounds for 1st Top 10 with Richard Petty

Ross Chastain and Erik Jones racing during the Pennzoil 400 presented by Jiffy Lube, 3/7/2021 (Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Top Dog 2021 looks different in many ways for Richard Petty Motorsports. After a year where they ended up in the national spotlight with Bubba Wallace, the team faces an identity shift in 2021 with Erik Jones. While crew chief Jerry Baxter stayed with RPM following Wallace’s departure, the team was faced with a tough …

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Daniel Hemric Goes Home a Bridesmaid Once Again

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

On Saturday, March 6 it looked like Daniel Hemric was finally going to earn his first win. The Kannapolis, NC native led a race-high 74 laps in the Alsco 300 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and brought home his first stage win of the season. With about 60 laps to go in the race, Hemric …

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Nashville Fairgrounds Takes Another Step in Potential Return

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(Photo: Christian Koelle)

The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County joined with Bristol Motor Speedway in entering a letter of intent to restore Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway to be capable of hosting NASCAR events once again, BMS announced March 5. If the Board of Fair Commissioners and Metropolitan Council approves it, Bristol will have contractual rights to lease …

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Pocono Raceway to Have Limited Fan Attendance

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Pocono Raceway can now be added to the list of tracks that are allowed to host NASCAR fans at its events in 2021. A new order by Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf permits outdoor venues to have 20% capacity at all events, he announced March 1. That puts stock car racing back in business to sell …

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The Underdog House: Michael McDowell Makes NASCAR Career History… Again

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Top Dog Only two drivers currently have finished in the top 10 in the first three races of 2021. One was likely expected in 2014 NASCAR Cup Series champion Kevin Harvick. The other continues to carry on the momentum after a Cinderella story moment at the Daytona 500. Michael McDowell has now finished first, eighth, …

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Takuma Sato Picks Up Digital Ally Sponsorship

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Takuma Sato‘s No. 30 in the NTT IndyCar Series will feature Digital Ally sponsorship for five races in 2021, Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing announced Feb. 22. Digital Ally will first be featured on the car on April 18 for the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama. It will then return for races at the Firestone …

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The Underdog House: AJ Allmendinger Recovers to Be Top Dog in Cup

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Top Dog It has been nearly three years since NASCAR veteran AJ Allmendinger has taken his place behind the wheel of a NASCAR Cup Series car. The last time we saw the Dinger on NASCAR’s premier level was in 2018 driving the No. 47 Chevrolet for JTG Daughtery Racing. Since then, the 39-year-old has stayed …

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Austin Cindric Comes Up Just Short of Back-to-Back Wins

Austin Cindric and AJ Allmendinger racing at the 2021 Daytona road course event, Photo Nigel Kinrade Photography

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Austin Cindric was looking to replicate Ben Rhodes‘ feat in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series by starting off 2021 with back-to-back wins in the Xfinity Series the following day. The winner of last week’s NASCAR Racing Experience 300 on the Daytona International Speedway oval was one of the favorites entering the first road course …

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Parker Chase to Run 2 Road Course Events for KBM

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Parker Chase is slated to make his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut for Kyle Busch Motorsports, the team announced Feb. 15. Chase will debut this week at the Daytona International Speedway road course. The 19-year-old New Braunfels, Texas, native will also get a chance to race in his home state when the series makes …

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The Underdog House: Michael McDowell Proves Every Dog Has His Day

Michael McDowell wins 2021 Daytona 500, Chase Elliott close second, Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Top Dog 10 years after the unthinkable happened when Trevor Bayne won the 2011 Daytona 500, the unthinkable happened again. After 14 years and 358 starts driving for underfunded teams in the NASCAR Cup Series, 36-year-old Michael McDowell is a Daytona 500 champion with Front Row Motorsports. McDowell had been caught up in a 16-car …

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