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Reaume Fielding Loris Hezemans at Indy

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Loris Hezemans will attempt to qualify the No. 33 for Reaume Brothers Racing in the NASCAR Xfinity Series race this weekend at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course, RBR announced Aug. 9. The race will mark RBR’s first attempt in the Xfinity Series as a completely separate entry; it has previously fielded entries in an …

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The Underdog House: Michael McDowell Leads Sluggish NASCAR Underdog Return After Olympic Break

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The Setting For a brief moment, I was wondering if it was either August or February when NASCAR returned to the track. After a two-week layoff for the Olympics, drivers and teams returned to Watkins Glen International in New York as the grind for the season’s remainder commenced. Watching the Olympics made me entertain the …

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Entry List: 2021 Skrewball Peanut Butter Whiskey 200

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The NASCAR Xfinity Series returns to action this weekend at Watkins Glen International after the two-week break. Forty-one cars are entered for 40 spots, barring any changes. With there being no qualifying this weekend, the No. 13 MBM Motorsports Toyota driven by David Starr will not make the race. Road racing ace Michael Munley will …

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Erik Jones Returning to Xfinity at Watkins Glen

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Erik Jones will return to the NASCAR Xfinity Series with Jordan Anderson Racing, the team announced Aug. 2. Jones will pilot the No. 31 Bommarito Automotive Group Chevrolet at Watkins Glen International on Aug. 7. “Total respect to the entire No. 31 team and everyone at the Bommarito Automotive Group, and Chevrolet for what they have …

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The Underdog House: Silly Season Scoop on NASCAR Underdogs

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The Setting: Silly Season It has been two weeks since the NASCAR Cup Series last graced the track at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on July 18. The two-week break has allowed many drivers, teams and organizations to catch their breath as the grind to the playoffs returns Aug. 8 at Watkins Glen. Only four races …

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The Underdog House: Erik Jones Finds His Groove at the Magic Mile

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The Setting After the NASCAR Cup Series race Sunday (July 18) at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, only four races remain in the regular season. The Magic Mile presented a fairly comparable evaluation for title-contending teams to gauge their championship setup at Phoenix Raceway. For underdogs, it was another opportunity to go out and prove their …

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Josh Berry Filling In for Michael Annett at New Hampshire

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Update (July 12, 4:50 p.m.): NASCAR announced July 12 that it has approved a playoff waiver for Michael Annett, meaning he will be able to compete in the NASCAR Xfinity Series playoffs, should be qualify. — Josh Berry will substitute for JR Motorsports driver Michael Annett in the NASCAR Xfinity Series on July 17 at New …

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