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Chase Elliott Added to SRX Nashville Roster

Chase Elliott 2021

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

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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Mitchell DeJong Wins at Road America, Continues Road Course Dominance

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Mitchell DeJong took home the victory Tuesday night (June 29) for Round 11 of the eNASCAR Coca-Cola iRacing Series at the virtual Road America. He became the first two-time winner of the season and first to repeat, the longest it has ever taken to get to that point in series history. 23XI Racing makes it …

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Bubba Wallace Grabs 1st Top 5 for 23XI Racing at Pocono

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Bubba Wallace managed to execute a fuel-saving strategy to perfection. Crew chief Mike Wheeler asked Wallace to save two laps of fuel at Pocono Raceway on Sunday (June 27) and he nailed the assignment, finishing fifth in the Explore the Pocono Mountains 350 for 23XI Racing’s first top five and first top 10 in the …

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Bobby Zalenski Survives Late-Race Carnage, Wins at Pocono

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After a month-long break from action, Bobby Zalenski won Tuesday (June 22) night’s eNASCAR Coca Cola iRacing Series event at the virtual Pocono Raceway. The storyline heading into the race was the draft and how the cars would race with Pocono’s long straightaways…which the race saw in full effect. “This is fantastic,: Zalenski said after …

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Josef Newgarden Suffers Late Heartbreak at Road America

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(Photo by Joe Skibinski/INDYCAR)

After leading 32 of 55 laps at Road America, Josef Newgarden came to the final restart with two laps to go trying to hold off Alex Palou in Sunday’s (June 20th) REV Group Grand Prix. But when trying to shift up before turn 1 on lap 54, the No. 2 Team Penske Chevrolet’s gearbox would …

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What Mattered for IndyCar Saturday at Road America

Oliver Askew practices at Road America

(Photo by James Black/INDYCAR)

Road America has long been a favorite stop on the calendar in the IndyCar community and the 4.014 mile road course did not disappoint the day before the REVGroup Grand Prix. The NTT IndyCar Series has had seven different winners in the first eight races so far in 2021 and remarkably, Team Penske hasn’t set …

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GMS Racing Plans to Compete in NASCAR Cup Series in 2022

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

GMS Racing announced Thursday (June 17) it is planning to compete in the NASCAR Cup Series in 2022. The announcement did not include details on how many races it would enter or who would drive for the team. GMS, owned by Maury Gallagher, currently races full-time in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series with multiple …

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SRX Shortens Heat and Feature Race Lengths Starting at Knoxville

2021 SRX Stafford Podium L-R Greg Biffle, Doug Coby, Tony Stewart (Credit: Tom Morris Racing Photography)

(Photo: Tom Morris Racing Photography)

The Camping World Superstar Racing Experience (SRX) Series made adjustments to its racing procedures after listening to fan feedback from Saturday’s (June 12) inaugural event at Stafford Speedway, it announced June 16. SRX has shortened the length of its two timed heat races to 12 minutes each. The first heat race will lineup via a …

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Oliver Askew Replaces Injured Rinus VeeKay for IndyCar Road America Race

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After full-time Ed Carpenter Racing driver Rinus VeeKay was injured this week in a cycling accident, the team has found their replacement for the No. 21 this week at Road America in Oliver Askew. It’s the second time this week Askew has been tapped to fill in for an injured driver. Askew drove the No. …

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