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Timmy Hill Attempting Daytona 500 for MBM With Bumper.com Sponsorship

2022 Daytona 500 car for Timmy Hill, MBM Motorsports

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Timmy Hill will drive MBM Motorsports’ Daytona 500 entry with backing from Bumper.com, MBM announced Jan. 11. It’s the first race the No. 66, which competed part time in the NASCAR Cup Series in 2021, has been confirmed for in 2022. “I am excited to represent a great company, Bumper.com, at the Daytona 500,” Hill …

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Josh Bilicki Moving to Spire

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Josh Bilicki will move to Spire Motorsports for the 2022 NASCAR Cup Series season, he announced Jan. 10. Bilicki will drive the No. 77 for the majority of the 2022 season, starting at Auto Club Speedway. Zeigler Automotive Group will sponsor the effort. “Spire Motorsports is thrilled to add a young, talented and resourceful racer …

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Aric Almirola Retiring at End of 2022

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Aric Almirola will retire at the end of the 2022 NASCAR Cup Series, he announced Jan. 10. Almirola announced his retirement at the Stewart-Haas Racing shop alongside an event for sponsor Smithfield, according to the Associated Press. He also talked about the retirement in a YouTube video. Almirola has been a full-time driver in the …

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Spencer Boyd Moving to No. 12 for Young’s

Spencer Boyd 2020 Truck Las Vegas

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Spencer Boyd is staying with Young’s Motorsports in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, albeit with a new number. Boyd will drive the No. 12 in 2022, Young’s announced Jan. 7. The news follows three years of Boyd in the team’s No. 20, generally full time. Boyd takes over the seat vacated by Tate Fogleman, …

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Hill, MBM Add UNITS Sponsorship

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Hill Motorsports will feature UNITS Moving and Portable Storage as a primary sponsor in multiple NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races in 2022, the team announced Jan. 7. UNITS will adorn Timmy Hill‘s No. 56 in six races, starting at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Other events include Darlington Raceway, Texas Motor Speedway, Knoxville Raceway, Richmond Raceway …

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Landon Pembelton Debuting in ARCA for Venturini

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Landon Pembelton will drive a limited schedule for Venturini Motorsports in the ARCA Menards Series in 2022, Venturini announced Jan. 6. Pembelton’s debut will occur at Elko Speedway, followed by main-series events at the Milwaukee Mile and Toledo Speedway. He’ll also compete for the team at Phoenix Raceway in the ARCA Menards Series West. “I …

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Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Adds SweetLeaf Sponsorship

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SweetLeaf has joined JTG Daugherty Racing as a sponsor for Ricky Stenhouse Jr. in 2022, JTG announced Jan. 6. The company will adorn Stenhouse’s No. 47 in the NASCAR Cup Series in an undetermined amount of races, beginning at Atlanta Motor Speedway. “JTG Daugherty Racing is bringing new sponsors to our sport this season and …

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Sage Karam Moving to APR for Part-Time Schedule

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Sage Karam will compete in a part-time NASCAR Xfinity Series schedule for Alpha Prime Racing in 2022, he tweeted Jan. 6. “I’m extremely grateful for the opportunities that 2021 provided and am equally as excited to join Alpha Prime Racing for 2022,” Karam said in a team release. “I can’t thank (team co-owner) Tommy Joe …

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Matt DiBenedetto Running Full Truck Schedule for Rackley WAR

Matt DiBenedetto at 2021 Coca-Cola 600 Charlotte NASCAR Cup race NKP

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Matt DiBenedetto will move to the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series for Rackley WAR in 2022, Rackley announced Jan. 6. DiBenedetto takes over the No. 25 in the team’s second season. “We are honored to have Matt DiBenedetto join Rackley WAR full-time for the 2022 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season driving the [No.] 25 …

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Rheem Sponsoring Christopher Bell, Kyle Busch in Cup in 2022

Christopher Bell at Phoenix spring race 2021, NKP

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Rheem will return to Joe Gibbs Racing as a sponsor for a 15th season in 2022, JGR announced Jan. 6. The company’s colors adorn the Nos. 18 and 20 of Kyle Busch and Christopher Bell in the NASCAR Cup Series. “Rheem has been a great supporter of mine going from [the NASCAR] Xfinity [Series] to …

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