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Stock Car Scoop: Who’s the Favorite at Watkins Glen?

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The NASCAR Cup Series is back from its two-week Olympic break with a trip to Watkins Glen International. Is Chase Elliott still the man to beat, or is there a dark horse that might steal the win from the No. 9 team? Bryan Nolen and Adam Cheek discuss this, whether the summer hiatus is something …

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iRacing Weekly Roundup: Summer Break? Not for Online Racing!

Photo by Justin Melillo via iRacing.com

The top series in NASCAR are off for the Olympics for two weeks, but besides the 100% Cup Series, that doesn’t mean anything to most racing online. Many of the series that the iRacing Weekly Roundup covers are still in full force during the break. A few special events have also popped up, such as …

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Jimmy Mullis scores eNASCAR iRacing All-Star victory

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Jimmy Mullis is the newest eNASCAR Coca-Cola iRacing Series All-Star Race champion. Two weeks ago, Mullis scored his first victory of the season in the 12th round at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. On Tuesday (July 28) night, he walked away with an extra $3,500 after winning the 2021 eNASCAR iRacing All-Star Race at virtual Nashville …

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NASCAR Mailbox: How Long Will It Take for Brad Keselowski To Turn Roush Around?

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Brad Keselowski was pretty confident during his press conference announcing his ownership stake in Roush Fenway Racing. How long will it take for him to turn the organization around? – Jill M., Milwaukee, Wis. It ain’t gonna happen overnight, I can tell you that much. Roush Fenway Racing has been a mediocre team at best …

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Mother Nature Strikes Early, Chaos Ensues at New Hampshire

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Five laps. That’s how many circuits the NASCAR Cup Series was able to complete in the Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway before mayhem struck on Sunday (July 18). Kyle Busch, leading from the pole, spun around in turn 1 and backed into the wall. His Joe Gibbs Racing teammate, Martin Truex …

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Harrison Burton to Drive For Wood Brothers Racing in 2022

Matt DiBenedetto during the Instacart 500k at Phoenix Raceway, 3/14/2021 (Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Harrison Burton has been tapped by Wood Brother Racing to drive its iconic No. 21 Ford in the 2022 NASCAR Cup Series season, the team announced Thursday, July 15. Burton, the son of former Cup driver Jeff Burton, will take over the ride from Matt DiBenedetto, who has driven the car since 2020. Austin Cindric …

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Team Penske Taps Austin Cindric to Drive No. 2 Cup Car in 2022

Brad Keselowski during the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, 5/30/2021 (Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Defending Xfinity Series champion Austin Cindric will drive Team Penske’s No. 2 Ford in the NASCAR Cup Series in 2022, the organization announced Thursday, July 15. Cindric, 22, will take over the ride from Brad Keselowski, as Team Penske confirmed that the 2012 Cup champion will depart the team to “pursue other opportunities.” Keselowski has …

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Drivers Continue Sounding Off on Atlanta’s Planned Repave

Kevin Harvick on pit road at Charlotte Motor Speedway (May 2021). (Photo: NKP)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The specter of Atlanta Motor Speedway’s surface commanded the lion’s share of attention prior to Sunday (July 11) afternoon’s Quaker State 400.   Sunday’s race will be the final event on Atlanta’s current surface before it will be repaved and reconfigured. A day after pointed and profanity-laced criticism from Kyle Busch regarding the planned repave, …

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Chase Elliott Added to SRX Nashville Roster

Chase Elliott 2021

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The Camping World SRX Series has gotten a new superstar in its ranks, and it’s a popular one. Chase Elliott, the son of current SRX full-time racer Bill Elliott, will join his father when the new sanctioning body travels to Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway on July 17, one night before the NASCAR Cup Series races at …

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