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BJ McLeod Adds Motorsport Games Sponsorship for First 3 Races

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BJ McLeod will have primary sponsorship from Motorsport Games, Inc., maker of NASCAR Heat 5, for the first three NASCAR Cup Series races, Live Fast Motorsports announced Feb. 2. NASCAR Heat 5 will adorn the No. 78 Ford Mustang in the Daytona 500, at the Daytona International Speedway road course and at Homestead-Miami Speedway. “I …

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2020 NASCAR Team Reviews: Spire Motorsports

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When the 2021 season kicks off at Daytona International Speedway in February, Spire Motorsports will be entering its third full-time season as a team in NASCAR. Yes, you heard that right. 

 Their first two years in the NASCAR atmosphere have been interesting, to say the very least. 
After the unfortunate collapse of former championship-winning …

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Keen Parts to Sponsor BJ McLeod for Multiple Cup Races

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Keen Parts, under the CorvetteParts.net banner, will come aboard the No. 78 Ford of BJ McLeod for multiple NASCAR Cup Series races in 2021, Live Fast Motorsports announced Dec. 10. Keen Parts will debut at Martinsville Speedway in April; its other events are yet to be announced. The company has previously partnered with BJ McLeod …

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2020 Top NASCAR Storylines: Team Ownership Gets Makeover for 2021 & Beyond

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The makeup of NASCAR ownership will look about as different as any year in recent memory come February. Michael Jordan is the shiny new addition to the fraternity of Cup Series owners (along with his partner Denny Hamlin), but joining His Airness are former Cup drivers Justin Marks (Trackhouse Racing Team) and Matt Tifft (Live …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Austin Cindric on Xfinity Championship

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In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss the first three weeks of a busy 2020 offseason. The crew chief change at Joe Gibbs Racing highlights the offseason, as Adam Sevens will move from winning 28 races and two championships with Kyle Busch to Christopher Bell. Was the change needed after just one …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Matt Tifft on New Cup Team

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In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss a long weekend of racing at Texas Motor Speedway that saw Kyle Busch score his first NASCAR Cup Series victory of the season, 77 hours after the green flag was thrown. Why was this an emotional win for Busch, who now has at least one …

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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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Couch Potato Tuesday: Which Bristol Race Had More Cutoff Coverage?

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Both the NASCAR Cup and Xfinity series had cutoff races this past weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway. In recent years, Bristol has either provided very exciting or very dull races. It was literally all over the place Friday and Saturday night. You had drivers running away and hiding at times, while there was side-by-side racing …

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