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Sam Mayer Snags ManpowerGroup Sponsorship for Truck Debut

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Sam Mayer is attempting his NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series debut in GMS Racing’s No. 21 Chevrolet Silverado later this season, and the team announced Wednesday (July 31) sponsorship for three of those races. The part-time No. 21 will be sponsored by ManpowerGroup in the UNOH 200 at Bristol Motor Speedway (8:30 p.m. ET, Aug. …

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Who’s Hot & Who’s Not in NASCAR: A Tale of 2 Tracks

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The Gander Outdoors Truck Series and Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series took on the Tricky Triangle, all 2.5 flat miles of Pocono Raceway, while the Xfinity Series returned just east of Des Moines at the 7/8-mile Iowa Speedway. Ross Chastain won easily Saturday afternoon, and not even an overtime finish on Sunday could enliven the …

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Ross Chastain Crushes the Field in Gander RV 150

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In NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck series action on Saturday, July 27, Ross Chastain crushed the field in the Gander RV 150 at Pocono Raceway to get his third victory of the 2019 season for Niece Motorsports. Chastain shot past polesitter Austin Hill at the drop of the green flag, during which the race immediately went …

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NASCAR Changes Uncontrolled Tire Rule

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NASCAR changed its rules for determining uncontrolled tire penalties on Wednesday afternoon (July 24), effective immediately across all three national series. There will be no more determination of “an arm’s length away” when it comes to determining what it is or is not an uncontrolled tire, according to Fox Sports’ Bob Pockrass. NASCAR is eliminating …

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NEMCO Motorsports Adds Colt Gilliam for Eldora Dirt Derby

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NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series team NEMCO Motorsports will welcome a new driver to their stable for the Eldora Dirt Derby in Colt Gilliam, the team announced Wednesday afternoon (July 24). This news was first reported by Speed Sport. Gilliam is a 29-year-old from South Carolina who currently competes in the Super Stock division at …

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Roush Fenway Racing Adds Acronis Sponsorship

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Roush Fenway Racing has picked up a new sponsor from cyber security company Acronis, the team announced Wednesday morning (July 24). Acronis, a global tech company with dual headquarters in Singapore and Switzerland, will be the primary sponsor both of the RFR Ford Mustangs, Ryan Newman‘s No. 6 and Ricky Stenhouse Jr‘s No. 17, in …

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Ryan Vargas Making Xfinity Debut at Iowa With JD Motorsports

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Ryan Vargas will make his NASCAR Xfinity Series debut with JD Motorsports with Gary Keller next week in the US Cellular 250 at Iowa Speedway, the team announced Wednesday afternoon (July 17). He will pilot the No. 15 Chevrolet Camaro for JDM, with sponsorship from Cranio Caro Bears, a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness …

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AJ Allmendinger Running at Watkins Glen for Kaulig Racing

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AJ Allmendinger will be adding a fifth race to his 2019 NASCAR Xfinity Series schedule with Kaulig Racing, the team announced with a Twitter video on Wednesday morning (July 17). This extra race will be the Zippo 200 at The Glen at Watkins Glen International on Saturday, Aug. 3 (3 p.m. ET on NBC). ‼️ …

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Who’s Hot & Who’s Not in NASCAR: Photo Finish

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All three NASCAR national series were at Kentucky Speedway last weekend, and it was a bit of a mixed bag. The Gander Outdoors Truck Series was a wreckfest with plenty of drama, with trucks wrecking and running out of fuel, hats flying while tempers flared, and a rookie driver getting his first win. The Xfinity …

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