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NASCAR 101: The Youngest Active Owners in NASCAR

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We finally know the name of Michael Jordan’s long-anticipated team: 23XI Racing. Of course, Jordan won’t be the first superstar athlete to make the plunge into NASCAR ownership, nor will he be the first multi-billionaire. However, at age 57, Jordan will be a significantly younger face than many of his counterparts competing in the NASCAR …

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Chase Briscoe Wins Wild Kansas Xfinity Race, Advances to Championship Race

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It was domination at its finest for Chase Briscoe at Kansas Speedway. The winningest NASCAR Xfinity Series driver this season added yet another victory to his tally as he claimed the Kansas Lottery 300 checkered flag. Briscoe’s drive was nearly perfect as he kept his No. 98 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford out front for 159 of …

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Brett Moffitt Punches Ticket to Phoenix, Wins Kansas Truck Race

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It may have taken him 20 races in 2020, but Brett Moffitt has finally driven into a NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series victory lane for the first time this season. The 2018 Truck Series champion got the holeshot on an overtime restart and cruised away from his GMS Racing teammate Sheldon Creed to …

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Hailie Deegan Lands Full-Time Truck Series Ride in 2021

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Hailie Deegan will have a new home in 2021. The newly crowned 2020 ARCA Menards Series Rookie of the Year is making the jump to the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series with Ford Performance. Deegan will pilot a Ford F-150 for DGR Crosley in all 23 events next season. The 19-year-old Californian will …

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Corey Heim Wins Kansas, Bret Holmes Completes Dream Season to Claim 2020 ARCA Championship

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In what was one of the closest championship battles in recent memory, the final race of the 2020 ARCA Menards Series did not disappoint. Separated by just eight championship points entering the valedictory race at Kansas Speedway, combatants Bret Holmes and Michael Self had one goal in mind: win the Speediatrics 150. The race victory …

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James Buescher Returning to NASCAR With Niece Motorsports at Texas

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James Buescher is back. The 2012 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series champion will return to to the series for the first time since 2015, slated to a Niece Motorsports entry at Texas Motor Speedway (Oct. 25) the team announced Oct. 16. Buescher joins a growing list of former drivers who have returned to …

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Timothy Peters Replacing Stewart Friesen at Kansas

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After a long absence, Timothy Peters is returning to the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series. The 40-year-old Peters will climb aboard the No. 52 Toyota for Halmar Friesen Racing at Kansas Speedway for the Clean Harbors 200 (Oct. 17), the team announced today, Oct. 9. Peters replaces the normal full-time driver and co-owner …

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Kurt Busch Gets Lucky in Las Vegas, Wins the South Point 400

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In his last trip to Las Vegas Motor Speedway before a NASCAR Cup Series retirement and transition to INDYCAR, Jimmie Johnson hoped for a solid run in the 2020 South Point 400 to close it out. Little did he know, the seven-time NASCAR champion would become the pivotal crux that determined the outcome of Sunday’s …

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