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Ryan Blaney’s Rear Tire Changer Injured During Early Pit Stops in 2020 Big Machine 400 at the Brickyard

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

1:30 AM UPDATE ON Ryan Blaney’s Rear Tire Changer: “Zach Price, rear tire changer for the No. 12 Menards/Atlas Ford Mustang, was treated and released from Methodist Hospital. He will travel back to North Carolina with the team for further evaluation.”#NASCAR — Jim Utter (@jim_utter) July 6, 2020 Calamity struck on pit road in the …

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Brandon Jones Wins Wreck-Filled Truck Race at Pocono

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In the first race of a tripleheader at Pocono Raceway, Brandon Jones scored his first career NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series victory while driving for Kyle Busch Motorsports. The race, originally scheduled for Saturday but postponed due to rain, started just after 9:30 ET on Sunday morning and was an immediate demolition derby. …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: FOX, NASCAR Come Face-to-Face With a Social Crisis

A pack of NASCAR Cup race cars at Talladega, June 2020. Photo: NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Last weekend was … something else. NASCAR found itself in the headlines for all the wrong reasons. Thankfully, the noose in the garage was found not to have been intentionally planted there for intimidation purposes. That said, it was there. I checked my photos from last October in Talladega to see if I noticed anything. …

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NASCAR 101: Cup’s Best & Worst Since Its Return

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

For the first time since its extended break due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the NASCAR Cup Series is currently in the midst of its first week-long break from racing. Starting with its return at Darlington Raceway last month, the series embarked on a frenetically paced schedule during which drivers generally had no more than three …

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NASCAR 101: Here Are the Drivers Participating in the Kyle Busch Truck Series Bounty (So Far)

(Photo: Randy Lanning)

This weekend’s NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series race marks the first event at which drivers can potentially claim the $100,000 bounty on Kyle Busch set by Kevin Harvick and Camping World CEO Marcus Lemonis. For those who need a refresher: the bounty applies to full-time NASCAR Cup Series drivers racing in the upcoming …

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Brennan Poole Snags R.E.D. Sponsorship for 8 Truck Races

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Brennan Poole will be sponsored by R. E. D. (RememberEveryoneDeployed.com) in eight NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series races this season, On Point Motorsports announced Thursday (Feb. 20). Poole will debut the sponsor on the No. 30 Toyota beginning in the Strat 200 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The other races in which R. …

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New Faces Prepare to Tackle 2020 Daytona 500, Cup Racing

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Further towards the back of the Cup Series garage, there’s plenty of new to go around. New faces, new team members, and new experiences on stock car racing’s biggest stage. Take Brennan Poole. A former ARCA Racing Series standout that saw a supposed full-time Xfinity Series deal with Chip Ganassi Racing go up in the …

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Brennan Poole, On Point Teaming for Daytona Truck Race

(Photo: Christian Koelle)

Though he’s moved into the NASCAR Cup Series full time in 2020 as a rookie, Brennan Poole will still race at least once for his old team, On Point Motorsports, this year. Poole will drive the team’s No. 30 in the Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series opener at Daytona International Speedway this Friday, the …

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Brennan Poole, Spartan Mosquito Team for 2020 Cup Season

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Spartan Mosquito will be the primary sponsor on Brennan Poole‘s NASCAR Cup Series ride with Premium Motorsports in 2020, the team revealed in a statement Thursday. Poole’s No. 15 Chevrolet Camaro will have backing from the company for 15 points races and two additional events, among them the season opener at Daytona International Speedway. “It …

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Brennan Poole Moving to Cup With Premium Motorsports in 2020

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Brennan Poole has a full-time ride for the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season. Poole will drive Premium Motorsports’ No. 15 Chevrolet, the team announced Wednesday (Dec. 11). “I’ve been working towards this moment since I was 5 and feel blessed to have the caliber of people surrounding me that I have in this next chapter …

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