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Josh Williams Returning to DGM Racing in 2021

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As his best career season in Xfinity Series competition comes to a close, Josh Williams now has his plans for next year set in stone. The Port Charlotte, Florida native will return to the No. 92 DGM Racing Chevrolet in 2021, the team announced on Saturday. ??BREAKING NEWS?? We’re proud to announce #DriverOfThe92, @Josh6williams, will …

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ThorSport’s Matt Crafton, Ben Rhodes Just Miss Out on Championship 4

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A second and fifth place run wasn’t enough for the ThorSport Racing duo of Ben Rhodes and Matt Crafton to advance to the Championship 4. Their teammate’s victory saw Rhodes and Crafton fall short of advancing to contend for a title in Phoenix, while Grant Enfinger‘s fourth checkered flag of the year vaulted him into …

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Mason Diaz Joining Sam Hunt Racing for Final 2 Races of Season

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Fresh off his runner-up result at Kern County Raceway Park in the ARCA Menards Series West, Mason Diaz will pilot the No. 26 Toyota for Sam Hunt Racing in the NASCAR Xfinity Series for the final two races of the season at Martinsville Speedway and Phoenix Raceway, the team announced Oct. 26. “This is a …

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Fire on Fridays: 5 Potential 2022 Landing Spots for Matt DiBenedetto

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With Wood Brothers Racing’s NASCAR Cup Series plans set through the 2022 season, drivers Austin Cindric and Matt DiBenedetto have their immediate future set in stone. DiBenedetto will return to the No. 21 Ford for the Woods next season, with Cindric taking over the ride full time in 2022. That leaves fan favorite DiBenedetto jobless …

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Fire on Fridays: 2021 Cup Schedule Shakeup Is a (Mostly) Very Good Thing

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Wednesday was a big, big day for NASCAR. I wrote in June that change is a beautiful thing, symbolizing the ideologies trickling down from NASCAR brass more than tangible alterations to the cars, package, schedule, etc. But once the full schedule for the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season was officially unveiled, a gargantuan change was …

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VIDEO: Frontstretch Wrap-Up from Las Vegas with Darian Gilliam

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For the first time in 22 races, Kurt Busch finally earned that elusive home track victory at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Davey Segal and Darian Gilliam get together to discuss Busch’s victory, advancement to the Round of 8, the playoff picture being cluttered around the cutline, Matt DiBenedetto‘s uncertain 2021 plans and more.

Fire on Fridays: Is Another Year in Xfinity for Chase Briscoe, Austin Cindric Wasteful?

Chase Briscoe and Austin Cindric are ready for the NASCAR Cup Series, make no bones about it. But the way NASCAR operates nowadays, the Cup Series may not be ready for them. As silly season continues to heat up with rumors flying every which way, the two leaders atop the Xfinity Series standings are right …

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Austin Dillon Scores Second Straight Top Five: ‘I Just Want to Stay in the Moment’

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It wasn’t a win, but a fourth-place run will more than do for Austin Dillon in Saturday night’s (Sept. 12) Federated Auto Parts at Richmond Raceway. The Southern 500 runner-up led five times for 55 laps, the most laps he’s ever led in a single NASCAR Cup Series race, and finds himself 36 points clear …

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Justin Allgaier Sweeps Xfinity Weekend at Richmond

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No, it wasn’t déjà vu. Justin Allgaier was just that fast. The driver of the No. 7 Chevrolet for JR Motorsports led a race-high 135 laps en route to the victory in the Virginia is for Racing Lovers 250 at Richmond Raceway on Saturday (Sept. 12), his second win in as many days. “Richmond has …

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Justin Haley Comes Up Short in Richmond, Has ‘No Complaints’

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It wound up being a career-best night to date for Justin Haley in Friday’s GoBowling 250 at Richmond Raceway, but the Kaulig Racing driver fell one spot short of victory lane. He was passed by eventual winner Justin Allgaier with 28 laps to go and couldn’t run him down. However, Haley’s runner-up result marks his …

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