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Richard Petty Motorsports Adds Multi-Year Sponsorship with The Lonely Entrepreneur

Erik Jones primary sponsor The Lonely Entrepreneur bringing awareness to Black Entrepreneur Initiative Photo RPM

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Richard Petty Motorsports announced this morning (April 27) the addition of a new primary sponsorship with The Lonely Entrepreneur for three NASCAR Cup Series events in 2021 while also serving as an associate sponsor for the rest of the season. The New York-based organization will team up with RPM through its Black Entrepreneur Initiative, climbing …

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Matt Mills to Make Cup Debut at Kansas Speedway

Matt Mills stands by his racecar before NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Matt Mills will not be racing his usual No. 5 as the NASCAR Xfinity Series has the week off, but he will still strap into a racecar this weekend. Mills will make his NASCAR Cup Series debut for B.J. McLeod Motorsports at Kansas Speedway, the team announced Monday, April 26. The Lynchburg, Virginia native will …

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Chase Briscoe Returns to Truck Series with Roper Racing at Kansas

Cory Roper truck at 2021 spring Las Vegas race No. 04 NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

NASCAR Cup Series rookie Chase Briscoe will make his second NASCAR Camping World Truck Series start of 2021 with Roper Racing, the team announced Monday, April 26. Briscoe will pilot the No. 04 Preferred Industrial Contractors /Carquest Ford at Kansas Speedway on May 1. BREAKING NEWSChase Briscoe returns to Roper Racing for Saturday's race @kansasspeedway …

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Matt DiBenedetto Takes 5th After Near Win at Talladega

2021 Martinsville I Cup Matt DiBenedetto NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

If Matt DiBenedetto felt like he was experiencing Talladega déjà vu, he cannot be blamed despite leading the field heading into the only overtime restart of Sunday’s GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. Certainly the 10th round of the NASCAR Cup Series season started off promising for DiBenedetto and his No. 21 Wood Brothers Racing Ford …

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Kaz Grala’s Talladega Top 10 ‘Another Piece of the Puzzle’ for Full-Time Ride

2021 Talladega I Cup Kaz Grala JJ Yeley Timmy Hill racing NKP

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Both Kaz Grala and Kaulig Racing continue to impress in each of their NASCAR Cup Series outings. Grala piloted Kaulig’s No. 16 Chevy to a sixth-place finish in the GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on April 25, the best Cup finish to date for the young driver and team. The result completed a stellar weekend …

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Joey Logano Flips In Wild Crash at Talladega

Joey Logano at 2021 Talladega

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

As the field raced on the final lap of stage one of Sunday’s (April 25) GEICO 500 at Talladega, Joey Logano was in the middle of the pack and in contention for some stage points entering the backstretch. By turn 3, Logano was sliding on his roof, launched airborne and wrecked out of the race. …

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Charlie Glotzbach Passes Away At 82

(Photo: Brandon Reed Collection)

(Photo: Brandon Reed Collection)

“Chargin’” Charlie Glotzbach, four time NASCAR Cup Series winner, passed away on Friday at the age of 82. Glotzbach enjoyed success on a part-time basis in a career spanning four decades, with his first start coming in the 1960 fall event at Charlotte Motor Speedway at age 22 and his final appearance in a Cup …

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Netflix Announces Bubba Wallace Documentary Series

Bubba Wallace

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Add another streaming show to watch, NASCAR fans. Netflix and Bubba Wallace are teaming up for a documentary series of a behind-the-scenes look at his 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season, Netflix announced April 22. Wallace is in his first season driving for new Cup Series team 23XI Racing, co-owned by fellow Cup Series driver Denny …

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North Carolina on Pace to Lift COVID-19 Restrictions

2020 Charlotte Road Cup William Byron pack racing NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

North Carolina is set to lift some social distancing, capacity and mass gathering COVID-19 restrictions by June 1, Governor Roy Cooper announced Wednesday) April 21. The estimated timeline is just days after the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 30. It is not yet known the amount of fans that will be allowed …

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