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2021 NASCAR Preseason Power Rankings, No. 2: Chase Elliott

Chase Elliott holds 2020 Bill France trophy Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The champ is here! The champ is here! The triumphant 2020 NASCAR Cup Series champion Chase Elliott will strap behind the wheel of the No. 9 Chevrolet for his sixth full-time season at Hendrick Motorsports. With teammate Jimmie Johnson‘s departure from the team to go NTT IndyCar Series racing, it is looking like the 25-year-old …

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Charlotte Motor Speedway, NASCAR Helping COVID-19 Relief Efforts With Mass Vaccination Events

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Charlotte Motor Speedway is certainly no stranger to racing. For over 60 years, fans and drivers alike have flocked by the masses to take in some of the best auto racing America has to offer. Races like the Coca-Cola 600, the All-Star Race (before its move in 2020) and the Bank of America ROVAL 400 …

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2021 NASCAR Preseason Power Rankings, No. 15: Matt DiBenedetto

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Matt DiBenedetto will return to the famed No. 21 Ford for Wood Brothers Racing this upcoming season in the NASCAR Cup Series. 2021 will be his second year with the Woods but also his final, as Austin Cindric is set to take over the reins in 2022. So there is much to prove for the …

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2020 NASCAR Team Reviews: MBM Motorsports

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Like so many other small businesses across the country, 2020 proved to be a tale of survival for Carl Long‘s MBM Motorsports in the NASCAR Cup Series. MBM has to rely upon whatever purse money and sponsorship dollars they can drum up to help get them to the track. As an open team with no …

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2020 NASCAR Team Reviews: StarCom Racing

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Prior to the start of the season, 2020 looked to have been a year of change, progression and optimism for the fledging StarCom Racing in the NASCAR Cup Series. Instead, it was filled with controversy, disappointment and poor decisions. The single-car organization cleaned house at the end of 2019, parting ways with veteran driver Landon …

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Chase Purdy to Compete Full Time for GMS Racing in 2021

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GMS Racing will again have a full stable of drivers once again in 2021 with the promotion of Chase Purdy to a full-time role, the team announced Nov. 13. The 21-year-old driver from Alabama will complete GMS’ roster, joining returning teammates Sheldon Creed, Zane Smith and Tyler Ankrum. Purdy effectively replaces Brett Moffitt, who just …

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