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2021 Truck Series Awards: The Good, the Bad & the Dirty

2021 Texas II NXS John Hunter Nemechek victory lane NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series saw many firsts throughout the last year, as well as intriguing, sometimes completely unexpected storylines, that it would be a disservice to try to wrap the year into one convenient package. But what we can do is take a page out of NASCAR’s book while it’s giving away some …

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Anthony Alfredo Not Returning to FRM in 2022

Anthony Alfredo NASCAR 2021 Texas

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Anthony Alfredo will not be returning to race with Front Row Motorsports for the 2022 NASCAR Cup Series season. The race team announced the news in a Tuesday (Nov. 9) press release. “We would like to thank Anthony for being an outstanding ambassador of our team as well as for our No. 38 partners,” General …

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Ben Beshore Suspended, 10 Teams Fined in Phoenix Penalty Report

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Ben Beshore, crew chief of the No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing car driven by Kyle Busch, has been suspended from the 2022 Busch Light Clash at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum after two lug nuts were found unsecured after the NASCAR Cup Series race at Phoenix Raceway. In addition to the suspension, Beshore has been …

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Busch Light Clash Will Feature Heats, Last-Chance Qualifier

Los Angeles Coliseum, home of the 2022 Clash, NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR Media

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NASCAR revealed the qualifying and race format for the 2022 Busch Light Clash at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Nov. 9. The 2022 edition of the Clash will feature practice, qualifying, heat races and a last-chance qualifier when the series visits the venue for the first time on Feb. 5, 2022. “There has already been …

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Friday Faceoff: Is This Hendrick Lineup Its Best Ever?

Chase Elliott and Alex Bowman Racing at Martinsville fall 2021, NKP

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Is this the most competitive Hendrick Motorsports has ever been? Luken Glover: One can certainly make that argument. It isn’t a head-and-shoulders advantage, but this NASCAR Cup Series season is right there as one of the best. If a HMS car wins this week, it will tie its 2007 record for the most single-season wins …

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Xfinity and Truck Series Penalties Announced After Martinsville Weekend

Our Motorsports No. 23 Road America Natalie Decker

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NASCAR announced the indefinite suspension of Our Motorsports crew member Randall Howard for a behavioral violation when it released its weekly penalty report Tuesday, Nov. 2. The details of the crew members suspension have not been released. The Our Motorsports No. 23 Chevrolet was driven by Natalie Decker this past weekend at in the Xfinity …

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Brad Keselowski Gains Matt McCall as 2022 Crew Chief

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Crew chief Matt McCall will join Roush Fenway Racing and the No. 6 of Brad Keselowski for the 2022 NASCAR Cup Series season, the team announced Nov. 2. The veteran crew chief will be entering his eighth consecutive season on top of the pit box in 2022, as he ends his tenure with Chip Ganassi Racing, …

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Networks, Start Times Announced for 2022 NASCAR Season

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NASCAR announced its networks and air times for all races of its three national series for the duration of the 2022 schedule on Nov. 2. One of the biggest changes to the network schedule is the increase of network broadcasts throughout next year’s NASCAR Cup Series schedule, which features a growth from 17 network broadcasts …

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Dean Thompson Running Full Time for Niece in 2022

Conor Daly No. 44 truck of Niece Motorsports races in 2021 Las Vegas race Photo NKP

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Dean Thompson will join Niece Motorsports for his first full-time season in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in 2022, the team announced Nov. 2. “To say I’m excited for next season is definitely an understatement,” Thompson said in a team release.  “I’m honored to have the chance to drive these Niece Motorsports Chevrolets.  I’ve …

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