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Martin Truex Jr. Looks to Tame Dover, Starts on Cup Pole

Martin Truex Jr. 2021 Darlington 1

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Martin Truex Jr. will lead the way when the NASCAR Cup Series take on Dover International Speedway on Sunday, May 16. Truex earned the pole after dominating at Darlington Raceway last week. Fellow Joe Gibbs Racing driver Denny Hamlin starts alongside Truex on the front row. Hendrick Motorsports teammates William Byron and Kyle Larson make …

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Kyle Tilley Running 4 Road Course Races for Live Fast

#78: B.J. McLeod, Live Fast Motorsports, Ford Mustang Surface Sunscreen

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Reigning Rolex 24 LMP2 class champion Kyle Tilley is set to make his NASCAR Cup Series debut in the EchoPark Texas Grand Prix at Circuit of the Americas for Live Fast Motorsports, LFM announced May 11. Tilley will drive the team’s No. 78 in the series’ inaugural event at COTA. In addition to COTA, the …

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Jonathan Hassler Filling In for Paul Wolfe at Dover

Joey Logano stands by his car at 2021 spring Kansas Cup race Photo: NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Joey Logano‘s crew chief Paul Wolfe will miss this weekend’s Drydene 400 at Dover International Speedway after being suspended by NASCAR for failing to secure two lug nuts on the No. 22 Ford Mustang after last Sunday’s (May 9) Goodyear 400 at Darlington Raceway. According to FOX Sports’ Bob Pockrass, Team Penske veteran and Logano’s …

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Bridesmaid Again: Kyle Larson a Close Second at Darlington

Kyle Larson during the Goodyear 400 at Darlington Raceway, 5/9/2021 (Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Martin Truex Jr. may have been the story of the 2021 Goodyear 400, but Kyle Larson almost stole the show. The Hendrick Motorsports driver came within a few car lengths of his first Darlington Raceway victory Sunday (May 9) before settling for second after giving Truex a run for his money in the final laps. …

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Martin Truex Jr. Throws Back to Dominating Ways, Crushes Field at Darlington

Martin Truex Jr. 2021 Darlington 1

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Martin Truex Jr. offered a throwback performance on Sunday (May 9) afternoon at Darlington Raceway, returning to his sweeping ways as he won both stages and claimed the checkered flag in the NASCAR Cup Series’ Goodyear 400 for his third win of 2021. The No. 19 was out front for a whopping 248 of 293 laps, …

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Brad Keselowski Crew Chief Jeremy Bullins Out for Darlington

Brad Keselowski talks with crew chief Jeremy Bullins at 2021 Kansas spring Cup race NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Brad Keselowski will not have his normal crew chief atop his No. 2 pit box when the NASCAR Cup Series visits Darlington Raceway this Sunday (May 9) due to team protocols, according to FOX Sports’ Bob Pockrass. It was not noted what protocols required Bullins to not travel to the track. Team engineer Grant Hutchens …

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NASCAR Reveals Next Gen Cup Cars

2022 Next Gen Chevrolet Camaro NASCAR Cup

(Photo: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images via NASCAR Media)

After a long wait, NASCAR revealed on May 5 the Next Gen cars that will run in the Cup Series starting in 2022. Teams will utilize the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, the Ford Mustang and the Toyota TRD Camry. Some of the features include an independent suspension, more mechanical grip and a symmetrical composite body that’s …

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Brad Keselowski Claims Cup Pole at Darlington

#2: Brad Keselowski, Team Penske, Ford Mustang Verizon 5G 2021 Kansas spring Cup NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

For the second week in a row, Brad Keselowski will start on the pole in the NASCAR Cup Series race at Darlington Raceway on Sunday, May 9. The 2018 Bojangles’ Southern 500 winner claimed the position after finishing third at Kansas Speedway last week. The most recent Darlington victor, Kevin Harvick, will line up next …

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3 Cup Teams Penalized After Kansas, Truck Engineer Reinstated

2021 Kansas I Cup CHris Buescher NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Three teams received penalties following Sunday’s (May 2) NASCAR Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway, all for lug nut-related issues. Penalties were given to the Nos. 1, 17 and 22 teams of Kurt Busch, Chris Buescher and Joey Logano, respectively, after failing post-race inspection. As a result, crew chiefs Matt McCall, Luke Lambert and Paul …

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