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5 Points to Ponder: The Turn 6 Curb Was Not Appealing

Kyle Larson during the Verizon 200 at the Brickyard at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, 8/15/2021 (Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

1. The Turn 6 curb was not appealing If you have seen the highlights, you know one of the premier storylines from this historic 2021 August edition of racing at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Turn 6 was problematic all race weekend, from the second either a NASCAR or IndyCar turned onto the asphalt. Scott McLaughlin and …

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Bubba Wallace Returning to Xfinity at Michigan

Bubba Wallace

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Bubba Wallace will run in the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Michigan International Speedway for Hattori Racing Enterprises, the team announced Monday (Aug. 16). Austin Hill was originally going to race there but has decided to focus on the Camping World Truck Series playoffs, which begins this week at World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway. …

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Josh Berry Running Full Season for JRM in 2022

Josh Berry

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Josh Berry‘s storybook climb to the top ranks of NASCAR continues as the 30-year-old will run a full Xfinity Series schedule for JR Motorsports in 2022, the team announced Aug. 16. Berry will compete for the 2022 NXS title behind the wheel of the No. 8 Chevrolet, his first full-time ride in any NASCAR Series. …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Austin Cindric Delivers Penske Sweep; Turtle and Curb Misery

2021 Indy road Indianapolis NXS Austin Cindric kiss the bricks NKP

Austin Cindric kissing the bricks after winning at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Saturday’s (Aug. 14) doubleheader began with the NTT IndyCar Series’ Big Machine Spiked Coolers Grand Prix, which Will Power, a Team Penske driver, won. Twenty-eight cars were in that race, and four of them were owned by Roger Penske. The Captain had a one-in-seven shot at winning. When the NASCAR Xfinity Series took its turn …

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Myatt Snider Gains Momentum at Indy Road Course

2021 Indy road Indianapolis NXS Myatt Snider car NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

It’s often overlooked that Myatt Snider earned his first career NASCAR Xfinity Series victory earlier this season at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Leader Noah Gragson’s run-in with David Starr overshadowed Snider’s accomplishment that day. Nevertheless, it was Snider’s second top-10 finish in the first three races of the season. Since then, Snider has managed only three top …

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Austin Cindric Wins at Indianapolis Road Course in Xfinity

2021 Indy road Indianapolis NXS Austin Cindric burnout NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The NASCAR Xfinity Series took to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course for the Pennzoil 150 at the Brickyard and Austin Cindric drove away from the field to get the win Saturday (Aug. 14). This is the second of three major American motorsports events this weekend with the NTT IndyCar Series taking to the track …

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Andy Lally Taking Over for Kyle Tilley in Cup Series Race at Indy Road Course

Kyle Tilley at Indianapolis road course Cup

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

After the news of James Davison taking over for Kyle Tilley in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, it was announced Saturday (Aug. 14) that Andy Lally will replace Tilley in the NASCAR Cup Series race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course on Sunday. Lally is a veteran on road courses and this will mark his …

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AJ Allmendinger Wins Xfinity Pole at Indy Road Course

2021 Indy road Indianapolis AJ Allmendinger car NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

AJ Allmendinger is on the pole for the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course Saturday (Aug. 14). The No. 16 Kaulig Racing driver went under 90 seconds in a single lap in the final round to take the top spot. His lap speed of 97.744 mph was over three-tenths of …

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