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2022 NASCAR Preseason Power Rankings: Nos. 30-21

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

It’s February, which means the NASCAR Cup Series takes to the track to start the 2022 season this month at Daytona International Speedway. With a wide array of driver and team changes from Silly Season alongside more minor personnel tweaks — or even a few lineups that stayed exactly the same — there’s a lot …

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Connor Mosack Joins Holmes for Part-Time ARCA Slate

2021 ARCA Kansas II Connor Mosack (Credit: Cassie Florido/ARCA Racing used with permission)

Photo: Cassie Florido/ARCA Racing used with permission

Connor Mosack is joining Bret Holmes Racing for a part-time slate in the ARCA Menards Series in 2022, Frontstretch has confirmed. Per his website, Mosack will compete in 10 main ARCA events. He’ll begin his campaign in the second race of the season at Phoenix Raceway. “I feel really good about these guys and think …

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Parker Chase Back With Venturini Part Time for 2022

#51: Parker Chase, Kyle Busch Motorsports, Toyota Tundra Vertical Bridge at Daytona road course NKP

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After competing with Venturini Motorsports last year, Parker Chase will return to the team in a larger part-time capacity, the team announced January 10. Chase will pilot the No. 15 Toyota in nine ARCA Menards Series events this year. He’ll begin the season at its season opener at Daytona International Speedway. Chase will then compete …

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2021 ARCA Awards: Ty Gibbs Dominates, Car Counts Improve

2021 ARCA Kansas Ty Gibbs champion (Credit: Cassie Florido/ARCA Racing used with permission)

Photo: Cassie Florido/ARCA Racing used with permission

Thanks to winning half the races (10 out of 20) in the 2021 ARCA Menards Series season, Ty Gibbs became the champion, overcoming a DNF at Talladega Superspeedway that left him with a 27th-place finish to beat Corey Heim by 37 points for the title. Gibbs became the 14th straight different champion, and it’s speculated Gibbs …

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Alex Clubb Fielding His Own ARCA Team, Hopeful to Run Full Season

2021 ARCA Berlin Alex Clubb, No. 27 Richmond Clubb Motorsports Ford (Credit: Mark Kristl)

Photo: Mark Kristl

The 2021 ARCA Menards Series season was a career best for Alex Clubb. The Morris, Ill. native partnered with David Richmond and his son, Tim Richmond, to form Richmond Clubb Motorsports. As one of the drivers, Clubb registered a career-high seven races en route to a career-best 21st place finish in the point standings. Moreover, …

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Lawless Alan Joins Niece Full Time in 2022

Lawless Alan AUTOParkit No. 45 Niece Motorsports truck at Talladega 2021, NKP

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As he prepares to make his ninth career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series start at Phoenix Raceway, Lawless Alan has a full-time ride for next year. Alan will up his slate to a full-time schedule driving the No. 45 Chevrolet, Niece Motorsports announced Nov. 4. Alan’s rookie campaign will be primarily sponsored by AUTOParkit, AUTOChargit …

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Devlin DeFrancesco Moving to IndyCar With Andretti in 2022

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Devlin DeFrancesco has earned a promotion. The 21-year-old Canadian will compete full time in the NTT IndyCar Series in 2022, Andretti Steinbrenner Autosport announced Nov. 4. DeFrancesco will pilot the No. 29 Honda. His sponsorship from the Indy Lights Series will accompany him into IndyCar; PowerTap Hydrogen, Kimoa, AIS, Simply Mac, Jones Soda Co., Fyllo …

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Tyler Reddick’s Crew Chief Missing Phoenix Due to COVID Protocols

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Tyler Reddick will have a different person calling the shots atop his No. 8 pit box, as usual crew chief Randall Burnett will miss the NASCAR Cup Series season finale at Phoenix Raceway due to COVID-19 protocols, FOX Sports‘ Bob Pockrass tweeted Nov. 4. Richard Childress Racing engineer Andrew Dickeson will serve as the replacement …

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Which ARCA Drivers Are Ready for a Promotion?

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

When Nick Sanchez took the checkered flag to win the Reese’s 150 at Kansas Speedway on Saturday (Oct. 23), he concluded the ARCA Menards Series season. Ty Gibbs won the title on the strength of 10 wins while Corey Heim notched six victories en route to second place. Sanchez, Thad Moffitt and Brad Smith rounded out …

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