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2021 NASCAR Preseason Power Rankings, No. 21: Ross Chastain

Ross Chastain Daytona 2020

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Ross Chastain may not be a household name in the NASCAR Cup Series, but Chastain has secured a full-time, competitive ride for the 2021 season in the No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing car. Even though it was not easy, Chastain showed his grit by racing up the racing ladder. A Look Back After winning in …

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2021 NASCAR Preseason Power Rankings, No. 22: Ryan Newman


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Ryan Newman returns to Roush Fenway Racing’s No. 6 Ford for his third season with the team. The 18-time NASCAR Cup Series winner will enter his 20th season of full-time racing. Serving as the veteran voice at the team, Newman still has a reputation of being a fierce and tough competitor on track. A Look …

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2021 NASCAR Preseason Power Rankings, No. 23: Erik Jones


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As he has for the first four years of his full-time career in the NASCAR Cup Series, Erik Jones finds himself in an iconic ride for the 2021 season. However, this time it will not be a Joe Gibbs Racing ride but rather the No. 43 made famous by Richard Petty. Jones has a pair …

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