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Austin Hill Gets 2nd Truck Series Win of 2021 Season at Watkins Glen

2021 Watkins Glen Trucks Austin Hill trophy NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

With three playoff spots on the line, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series took to Watkins Glen after a two-week break to determine the grid for the playoffs. Austin Hill came home with his second win of the season when the race was called with 11 laps to go due to lightning in the area. …

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Ty Gibbs Has Last Laugh, Scores Winchester Victory

Ty Gibbs at 2021 Road America NASCAR Xfinity race NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Anyone missing NASCAR during its two-week break certainly got their fix tonight in the 2021 Calypso Lemonade 200 at Winchester Speedway in the ARCA Menards Series. The race was action-packed with tight racing throughout, and Ty Gibbs moved championship rival Corey Heim with three to go to steal the win. It’s Gibbs’ seventh win this …

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Christopher Bell Guides the No. 54 to Another Xfinity Win at New Hampshire

2021 Loudon NXS Christopher Bell victory lane NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Ty Gibbs. Kyle Busch. Christopher Bell. It doesn’t seem to matter who drives the No. 54 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota, it always seems to find its way to victory lane. Bell went undefeated at New Hampshire Motor Speedway Saturday (July 17) in the Ambetter Get Vaccinated 200 after sweeping the first two stages and coming …

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Friday Faceoff: Should NASCAR Take a Summer Vacation Every Year?

Tyler Reddick stands next to his car at 2021 spring Kansas Cup race NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Should NASCAR continue to schedule back-to-back off-weekends in the late summer even when no Summer Olympics are being held? Trenton Worsham: Not back to back, but it’d be nice for it to have two or three more weeks off scattered out throughout the year as bye weeks. Josh Roller: I like the idea of a late …

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Corey Heim Wins, Bumpers Fly in Menards 250

2021 ARCA Mid-Ohio Corey Heim (Credit: Emilee Chinn/ARCA Racing used with permission)

Photo: Emilee Chinn/ARCA Racing used with permission

When it comes to the ARCA Menards Series, Ty Gibbs‘ consistent domination in 2021 has led to a number of wins for the driver of the No. 18. Gibbs was about to add win number six on the season Saturday (July 11) night at Elko Speedway, leading 236 of the 250 laps, until he didn’t …

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Ty Gibbs Snares Pole for Menards 250

Ty Gibbs at 2021 Road America NASCAR Xfinity race NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Gracie Trotter was in perfect position to grab the pole in qualifying for the ARCA Menards Series’ Menards 250 Saturday (July 10) at Elko Speedway, but Ty Gibbs rocketed out onto the track to grab the top spot. Gibbs ended up the quickest in practice and in the two-lap qualifying session with a time of …

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Kyle Busch Gets Xfinity Win No. 102 at Atlanta

2021 Atlanta NXS Kyle Busch celebrates win NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Kyle Busch took the win in the Credit Karma Money 250 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Saturday (July 10) in the final planned NASCAR Xfinity Series start of his career. After claiming the first two stages, Busch looked to be in control until stage three. His Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Daniel Hemric took command and …

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Michael Annett Out at Atlanta Due to Injury; Austin Dillon Fills In

2021 Road America NXS Michael Annett car NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

JR Motorsports driver Michael Annett will miss the Credit Karma Money 250 NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Saturday (July 10) due to a leg injury. Annett missed the Corn Belt 150 at Knoxville Raceway Friday because of the injury and felt hopeful about racing Saturday. Unfortunately, the injury wasn’t in his …

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Friday Faceoff: Which Track Should Be Considered Untouchable?

2021 Atlanta I Cup Ryan Blaney Wins NKP

Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

Atlanta Motor Speedway is the latest track making changes to its layout and/or design. What track should be next? Which one should absolutely remain untouched? Trenton Worsham: New Hampshire Motor Speedway or another mile-and-a-half. I don’t like how flat NHMS is, and it’d be cool to make each mile-and-a-half unique. Tracks to not touch would be …

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Kyle Busch Overcomes Spins, Damage to Win Road America Xfinity Race

Kyle Busch takes the checkered flag in 2021 NASCAR Xfinity race at Road America, M&Ms ice cream yellow car, NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The NASCAR Xfinity Series took to Road America on Saturday (July 3), and it did not disappoint. Kyle Busch recovered from a couple off-track excursions and slight damage to win the Henry 180. It was Busch’s third Xfinity win in the last four races and 101st of his career. “Obviously tires, that was the saving …

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