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Jessica Friesen Attempting Knoxville Truck Race

Jessica Friesen Practices at Bristol Dirt track No. 62 truck NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

After being excluded from the Bristol Motor Speedway dirt race field due to the cancellation of qualifying, Jessica Friesen will attempt to make her series debut at the inaugural race at Knoxville Raceway on July 9 in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Friesen will pilot the No. 62 One Zee Tees Chevrolet for Halmar …

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Scott Miller Explains Why Noah Gragson, Daniel Hemric Weren’t Penalized After Atlanta Scuffle

Noah Gragson drinks water after the 2021 spring Xfinity race at Phoenix Photo: NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Scott Miller, the senior vp of competition at NASCAR, joined “The Morning Drive” on SiriusXM NASCAR Radio March 22 to explain NASCAR’s decision to not penalize NASCAR Xfinity Series drivers Noah Gragson and Daniel Hemric following last weekend’s race at Atlanta Motor Speedway. The two drivers entangled in a scuffle on pit road following the …

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The Underdog House: Late Slip Overshadows Eye-Opening Day for Daniel Suarez

Daniel Suarez before the 2021 Daytona 500 Cup NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Top Dog Following last week’s race at Phoenix Raceway, Trackhouse Racing received the news that teams dread to hear. During post-race inspection, Daniel Suarez’s No. 99 Chevrolet was found with two loose lug nuts. That resulted in a one-race suspension for crew chief Travis Mack, along with a $20,000 fine. In his place, the team …

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Pocono Expecting Half-Capacity Races After Latest Executive Order

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(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Pocono Raceway is expecting more fans for its doubleheader weekend following Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf’s executive order on March 15, it announced today. Originally, outdoor spectator attendance was limited to 20% on March 1. However, following the new order, outdoor capacity has been increased to 50%. Pocono Raceway holds a seating capacity of 76,812 seats. …

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Ross Chastain, Tubi Partnering for 2 Races

Ross Chastain at Homestead, 2/28/2021 (Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Ross Chastain will have another new sponsor on his car this season, as FOX Entertainment’s streaming service Tubi comes aboard, Chip Ganassi Racing announced March 15. Tubi will sponsor Chastain this week at Atlanta Motor Speedway for the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 in the NASCAR Cup Series. Additionally, it will sponsor Chastain’s No. 42 …

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SiriusXM Teaming With Christopher Bell for 4 Races

Christopher Bell Homestead

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

SiriusXM will continue its partnership with Joe Gibbs Racing as the primary sponsor for Christopher Bell in four races, the team announced March 15. Bell will carry SiriusXM on his No. 20 Toyota Camry starting this week at Atlanta Motor Speedway for the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500. In addition, SiriusXM will be on the …

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Alsco Sponsoring Tyler Reddick, Myatt Snider

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Alsco Uniforms will team up with Richard Childress Racing for the fifth consecutive year, the team announced March 15. Alsco will be featured as a primary on Tyler Reddick‘s No. 8 Chevrolet in the NASCAR Cup Sries, debuting this week at Atlanta Motor Speedway. It will also be a primary on Myatt Snider‘s No. 2 …

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The Underdog House: Big Day for Bubba Wallace Slips Away at Phoenix

Bubba Wallace talks to Denny Hamlin at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Photo NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Top Dog On paper, the results of the Instacart 500 at Phoenix Raceway on Sunday, March 14 did not manufacture eye-popping runs from the NASCAR Cup Series underdogs. However, that was not the occurrence for most of the race. While a few hungry hounds had brushes in the top 10 today it was Bubba Wallace …

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