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Stefan Parsons To Drive Full Time for BJ McLeod Motorsports in 2022

Stefan Parsons car, No. 99 BJ McLeod Motorsports, NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Texas Motor Speedway, NKP

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Stefan Parsons will race in the No. 99 for BJ McLeod Motorsports for the full NASCAR Xfinity Series season beginning in 2022, Parsons announced on FOX Sports’ NASCAR Race Hub on Tuesday evening (Sept. 21). Parsons, 23 years old, has 24 career starts in Xfinity with 23 of them being in a BJMM car. “I’m extremely …

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David Gilliland Suspended & Fined After Bristol ARCA Race

David Gilliland stands on pit road at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. (Photo: NKP)

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Following the Bush’s Beans 200 at Bristol Motor Speedway on Thursday, Sept. 16, David Gilliland Racing owner David Gilliland has been suspended and fined. Gilliland performed non-compliant activities on pit road, according to ARCA, and violated Section 12-8.1 of the rulebook. He has been fined $1,500 and suspended for next weekend’s ARCA Menards Series race …

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Crew Chiefs for Martin Truex Jr., Aric Almirola Fined After Bristol Lug Nut Infractions

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The crew chiefs of the No. 19 of Martin Truex Jr. and the No. 10 of Aric Almirola have each been fined $10,000 following lug nut infractions found during post-race inspection in the NASCAR Cup Series on Sept. 18, NASCAR announced Sept. 21. Both Mike Bugarewicz of the Stewart-Haas Racing team and James Small of …

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Roush Fenway, Violet Defense Form Multi-Year Partnership

Ryan Newman for Roush Fenway Racing at Charlotte Motor Speedway, 2021 NASCAR Cup Series race, NKP

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Roush Fenway Racing brings aboard a new primary sponsor in Violet Defense for multiple NASCAR Cup Series races throughout the remainder of 2021 and through both 2022 and 2023, the team announced Tuesday morning (Sept. 21). The germ-killing company will brand both of the team’s Ford Mustangs for a number of events, starting this upcoming …

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Friday Faceoff: Candy Eggs, Easter Bunnies & NASCAR Racing?

Alex Bowman at 2021 NASCAR Cup Series Michigan race

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Kurt Busch and Alex Bowman are tied for the final playoff position above the cutoff heading to Bristol Motor Speedway. Who has the better odds of claiming the 12th slot? Luken Glover: Kurt Busch has a whopping six wins in Thunder Valley, including five top 10s in the last seven races at Bristol. In 10 starts …

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L.A. Memorial Coliseum to Host Cup Series’ 2022 Clash

Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum

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For the first time since 1971, the NASCAR Cup Series will race in a football stadium. The best in the stock car racing business will race in the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum as the Clash will move from its original venue of the east coast Daytona International Speedway to the west coast football stadium, FOX …

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2 Cup Teams Penalized, Crew Chief Suspended after Richmond

Justin Haley No. 77 car at Richmond

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Two NASCAR Cup Series teams and one Xfinity Series team were penalized following the events at Richmond Raceway this past Saturday, Sept. 11. Richmond winner Martin Truex Jr.’s No. 19 Toyota team crew chief James Small was fined $10,000 for an unsecured lug nut that was found in the post-race inspection. The No. 77 Chevrolet …

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Entry List: 2021 Bush’s Beans 200

2020 ARCA Bristol Pack Racing Sam Mayer, No. 21 GMS Racing Chevrolet, and Ty Gibbs, No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota (Credit: NKP)

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Only three events are left on the 2021 ARCA Menards Series’ calendar as the close championship battle heads to Bristol Motor Speedway this Thursday night (Sept. 16) for its annual visit to the Worlds Fastest Half-Mile. A total of 30 teams are entered for the the 200-lap race, meaning all participants are automatically qualified while …

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Justin Allgaier Staying With JRM in 2022, Brandt to Sponsor 20 Xfinity Races

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Justin Allgaier and the No. 7 JR Motorsports race team will continue their partnership with Brandt Professional Agriculture for 20 races in the 2022 NASCAR Xfinity Series season, JRM announced Tuesday (Sept. 14) morning. “I’m really happy to be returning to JRM next year and to keep the relationship going with Brandt Professional Agriculture,” Allgaier …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Chances of Dale Earnhardt Jr. Victory Are Actually High

Dale Earnhardt Jr. smiling

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Don’t get this return of a soon-to-be NASCAR Hall of Famer twisted, Dale Earnhardt Jr. chose his annual one-off NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Richmond International Raceway for a reason. It’s because he wants to win. The son of Dale Earnhardt is no slouch when it comes to the ¾-mile short track that is Richmond, …

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