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Kyle Busch Dominates, Wins Truck Race at Atlanta

2021 Trucks Atlanta Kyle Busch, No. 51 Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota, Celebrate (Credit: NKP)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Kyle Busch dominated the Fr8 Auctions 200, leading 102 of the 130 laps, on Saturday (March 20) en route to winning in his second NASCAR Camping World Truck Series start this year. It is his 60th career Truck Series win and sixth Truck Series victory at Atlanta Motor Speedway. “It’s a great opportunity to race …

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Alex Palou Dominates IndyCar iRacing Race at Montreal

(Screenshot from IndyCar and iRacing YouTube)

Alex Palou dominated the first event of the NTT IndyCar iRacing Challenge, leading a race-high amount of laps en route to winning at virtual Circuit Gilles Villeneuve March 18. Braden Eves finished second. Scott McLaughlin, James Davison and Sage Karam rounded out the top five. Palou completed his rookie NTT IndyCar Series season last year, finishing …

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JR Heffner Driving for Jordan Anderson in Bristol Dirt Truck Race

(Credit: Mike Neff)

Another dirt ringer has announced his plans to compete in the first-ever NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at the Bristol Motor Speedway dirt track race. JR Heffner will drive the No. 3 Jordan Anderson Racing Chevrolet, Heffner and JAR announced March 18. Sponsorship for Heffner’s No. 3 will be provided by A Colarusso and …

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TRD President: Returning to Previous Practice/Qualifying Procedures ‘Unnecessary,’ ‘Expensive’

(Photo: Christian Koelle)

For the most part, NASCAR’s national series have not held their usual pre-race practice and qualifying sessions for the past year due to cutbacks from the COVID-19 pandemic, and some in the sport wouldn’t mind if it stayed that way. Toyota Racing Development President David Wilson voiced his opinion on NASCAR race weekends’ format going …

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Myatt Snider Running Bristol Dirt Truck Race

Myatt Snider stands by his car before Homestead Xfinity race 2021 Photo: NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Add another name to the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series entry list for its first race at the Bristol Motor Speedway dirt track. Myatt Snider will enter in the No. 33 Reaume Brothers Chevrolet, he announced on Twitter March 18. He will carry sponsorship from Louisiana Hot Sauce. It will be Snider’s first Truck start …

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Participating in Bristol Dirt iRacing Event

Dale Earnhardt Jr. smiling

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Dale Earnhardt Jr. will participate in the upcoming eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series event at the virtual Bristol Motor Speedway dirt track, JR Motorsports announced March 18. Earnhardt will drive a No. 88 Degree Chevrolet. The virtual Bristol Motor Speedway dirt track event will take place on March 24 as the inaugural live race weekend …

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Which ARCA Drivers Can Become First-Time Winners This Season?

2021 ARCA Phoenix Pack Racing - Corey Heim, No. 20 Venturini Motorsports Toyota and Ty Gibbs, No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota (Credit: NKP)

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Five races, including one combination race, have been completed across all three ARCA divisions this year. While the main series is on more than a month-long break until its return at Talladega Superspeedway, there have not been any repeat winners in ARCA this year. Corey Heim began this ARCA Menards Series season with a victory …

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Mike Marlar Making Cup Debut at Bristol Dirt With MBM Motorsports

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Add another dirt ringer to the Bristol Motor Speedway dirt course NASCAR race weekend. Mike Marlar will drive the No. 66 for MBM Motorsports as he attempts to make his NASCAR Cup Series debut, as announced in a Facebook post on Monday (March 15). He will also drive the No. 56 for Hill Motorsports, co-owned …

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Team Penske Leads Most Laps, Fails to Win NASCAR Cup Race at Phoenix

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

All three Team Penske cars finished Sunday’s (March 14) race at Phoenix Raceway in the top 10, but it could’ve been so much more for the trio. All three Penske cars began the fifth race of this NASCAR Cup Series season with good starting positions via the metric qualifying system. Brad Keselowski started first, Ryan …

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Kyle Sieg Earns Career-Best ARCA Finish with 4th at Phoenix

2021 ARCA Phoenix Kyle Sieg, No. 28 RSS Racing Chevrolet (Credit: NKP)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Kyle Sieg began the ARCA Menards Series season with a then-career-best fifth-place finish at Daytona International Speedway. On Friday night (March 12), Sieg bested his career-best finish with a fourth-place finish in the General Tire 150 at Phoenix Raceway. Sieg made three ARCA starts last year, scoring his best finish of 10th in the race …

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