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Landon Cassill Joining Gaunt for Daytona, Talladega

2021 Indy road Indianapolis NXS Landon Cassill NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Landon Cassill will make his return to the NASCAR Cup Series at Daytona International Speedway with Gaunt Brothers Racing this weekend, the team announced Aug. 23. It will be Cassill’s first start in NASCAR’s premier level since Homestead-Miami Speedway in 2019, when he was the full-time driver for StarCom Racing. The 32-year-old will pilot GBR’s …

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The Underdog House: Erik Jones Finds Momentum in the Motor City

2021 Texas Cup All-Star Race Erik Jones NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The Setting For the first time in over a month, the NASCAR Cup Series found itself on an oval. It was quite a step up from the last two weeks of rights and lefts on road courses as drivers faced the two-mile track of Michigan International Speedway. Only two races remained in the regular season …

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Jake Griffin Running Gateway for Niece

Erik Darnell to drive No. 45 truck

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Jake Griffin will make his third start of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season, driving this time for Niece Motorsports at World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway, the team announced on Aug. 16. Griffin will pilot the No. 45 Great Escapes RV Center Chevrolet Silverado on Friday night (Aug. 20). The 22-year-old has made …

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Chris Hacker Making Truck Debut at Gateway

CJ McLaughlin during practice for the North Carolina Education Lottery 200 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, 5/28/2021 (Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Chris Hacker will make his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut at World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway this weekend (Aug. 20) for Reaume Brothers Racing, the team announced Aug. 16. The 21-year-old will drive the No. 34 ARS Construction Toyota Tundra in Friday night’s race in Missouri, also serving as the playoff opener for …

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Josh Berry Running Full Season for JRM in 2022

Josh Berry

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Josh Berry‘s storybook climb to the top ranks of NASCAR continues as the 30-year-old will run a full Xfinity Series schedule for JR Motorsports in 2022, the team announced Aug. 16. Berry will compete for the 2022 NXS title behind the wheel of the No. 8 Chevrolet, his first full-time ride in any NASCAR Series. …

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The Underdog House: AJ Allmendinger, Erik Jones Highlight Indy Surprises

2021 Indy road Indianapolis Cup Erik Jones car NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The Setting Ask anyone in the racing community what one of the most surreal moments is in the world of motorsports and many will likely tell you about the time they entered Gasoline Alley at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. IMS is one of the most historic and iconic tracks not only in America but also the …

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Bob Jenkins, Iconic Broadcaster, Passes Away at 73

Bob Jenkins passed away Monday, August 9, 2021 at the age of 73. (Photo: IMS)

(Photo: Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

Legendary NASCAR and IndyCar commentator Bob Jenkins has passed away at the age of 73. Indianapolis Motor Speedway announced the news on Monday, Aug. 9, bringing an end to Jenkins’ eight-month bout with brain cancer. Jenkins’ voice was one of the most prestigious and distinguishable among race fans in the booth. For parts of five …

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Entry List: 2021 Pennzoil 150 at the Brickyard

A pack of NASCAR Xfinity cars race in the turns at the Indianapolis road course in 2020, Jamie Squire/Getty Images

(Photo: Jamie Squire/Getty Images via NASCAR Media)

The NASCAR Xfinity Series’ push to the playoffs continues on the yard of bricks at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course. Six races remain before 12 drivers compete for the 2021 NXS championship. Forty-four drivers are entered for 40 spots as qualifying returns to this weekend to set the lineup. Spencer Pumpelly is set to …

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