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2021 NASCAR Xfinity Series Schedule Released

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NASCAR has released the 2021 Xfinity Series schedule, with the 33-race trek revealed Oct. 30. NASCAR’s second-tier series will again make 33 stops at various tracks across the country, beginning with the season opener at Daytona International Speedway on Feb. 13 before concluding at Phoenix Raceway on Nov. 6. Included within the schedule is a …

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Scott McLaughlin To Run Full 2021 IndyCar Season With Team Penske

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Scott McLaughlin is going IndyCar Racing in 2021 with one of the most iconic teams on the circuit. The 27-year-old New Zealander will officially make the transition from closed to open cockpits as he announced a signing with Team Penske. The move, announced Friday (Oct. 23), means he’ll trade in a Australian V8 Supercar Ford …

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Sheldon Creed, Tyler Ankrum Returning to GMS in 2021

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GMS Racing continues to fill out its 2021 driver lineup, which will contain two more familiar faces. Tyler Ankrum and Sheldon Creed will continue to drive for the team in the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series next season, the team announced Oct. 23. Both made the playoffs for the team this season. For …

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NASCAR 101: The Youngest Active Owners in NASCAR

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We finally know the name of Michael Jordan’s long-anticipated team: 23XI Racing. Of course, Jordan won’t be the first superstar athlete to make the plunge into NASCAR ownership, nor will he be the first multi-billionaire. However, at age 57, Jordan will be a significantly younger face than many of his counterparts competing in the NASCAR …

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Chase Briscoe Wins Wild Kansas Xfinity Race, Advances to Championship Race

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It was domination at its finest for Chase Briscoe at Kansas Speedway. The winningest NASCAR Xfinity Series driver this season added yet another victory to his tally as he claimed the Kansas Lottery 300 checkered flag. Briscoe’s drive was nearly perfect as he kept his No. 98 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford out front for 159 of …

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Brett Moffitt Punches Ticket to Phoenix, Wins Kansas Truck Race

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It may have taken him 20 races in 2020, but Brett Moffitt has finally driven into a NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series victory lane for the first time this season. The 2018 Truck Series champion got the holeshot on an overtime restart and cruised away from his GMS Racing teammate Sheldon Creed to …

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Hailie Deegan Lands Full-Time Truck Series Ride in 2021

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Hailie Deegan will have a new home in 2021. The newly crowned 2020 ARCA Menards Series Rookie of the Year is making the jump to the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series with Ford Performance. Deegan will pilot a Ford F-150 for DGR Crosley in all 23 events next season. The 19-year-old Californian will …

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Corey Heim Wins Kansas, Bret Holmes Completes Dream Season to Claim 2020 ARCA Championship

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In what was one of the closest championship battles in recent memory, the final race of the 2020 ARCA Menards Series did not disappoint. Separated by just eight championship points entering the valedictory race at Kansas Speedway, combatants Bret Holmes and Michael Self had one goal in mind: win the Speediatrics 150. The race victory …

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