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2019 NASCAR Driver Reviews: Spire Motorsports


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The NASCAR Cup Series’ newest team made a major impact in the 2019 season in multiple ways. With support from Premium Motorsports, Spire Motorsports turned 2019 into a success story — often a tall order for a first-year team. With a total of eight drivers behind the wheel, the No. 77 team earned one victory …

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Todd Gilliland Wins Martinsville Truck Pole

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Todd Gilliland‘s quest to score his first career Camping World Truck Series win got a little closer. The rookie driver turned a lap of 95.113 miles per hour in Truck qualifying at Martinsville Speedway on Saturday morning (Oct. 27) to win his first career pole award. Gilliland’s Kyle Busch Motorsports teammates Harrison Burton (94.656 mph) …

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Entry List: Hollywood Casino 400

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The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series returns to the midwest for Sunday’s (Oct. 21) Hollywood Casino 400 held at the 1.5-mile oval of Kansas Speedway. This event is also the final race of the second round of the playoffs. The championship field shrinks from 12 to eight after the race. All drivers will qualify for …

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Who’s Hot & Who’s Not in NASCAR: ‘Dega Dominance By Ford, Stewart-Haas Racing

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Aric Almirola got his first win for Stewart-Haas Racing in overtime on Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series’ 500. On a day Fords dominated, playoff drivers Kevin Harvick, Kurt Busch, Brad Keselowski and Ryan Blaney all ran out of fuel while the laps ticked down to the checkered flag. …

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Entry List: 500

Brendan Gaughan 2018 Talladega

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For the final time this season, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series will race on a superspeedway on Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway.  This will be the middle race of the Round of 12. 41 cars are on this weekend’s entry list with several changes to note with it being Talladega. Joey Gase is back in …

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NASCAR 101: Meet the Canadians on the National Series Circuit


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The entry list for Saturday’s US Cellular 250 at Iowa Speedway in the NASCAR XFINITY Series features a name many fans may not recognize if they don’t follow the NASCAR Pinty’s Series or have an encyclopedic knowledge of Camping World Truck Series fields in the mid-2000s: Peter Shepherd. Shepherd, 31, will make his XFINITY debut …

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Entry List: Coke Zero Sugar 400

Can Am Duel Daytona 2018

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This weekend, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to Daytona International Speedway for the second time this season on Saturday, July 7. 41 cars are on the preliminary entry list, and there are several changes to note. StarCom Racing will field two cars this weekend.  Joey Gase will pilot the No. 00 while Landon …

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Premium Motorsports Adds to Driver, Sponsor Lineup

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Premium Motorsports will add to their 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver lineup with the addition of DJ Kennington in Sunday’s FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway, the team announced earlier this week (June 5). Kennington will pilot the No. 7 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 with sponsorship from Auto Parts Centre, a London, Ontario-based …

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Beyond the Cockpit: DJ Kennington Excited for Pinty’s Season, Thankful for NASCAR Opportunities


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Coming into 2018, DJ Kennington knew it was going to be a busy racing season. Slated to run at least 10 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races, the veteran also has a full-time Pinty’s Series ride in Canada. Kennington kicked off the season by qualifying for his second Daytona 500. The No. 96 car started …

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Entry List: Food City 500

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The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to the Bristol Motor Speedway this weekend for the second short track event of the season. 39 cars make up this week’s entry list, the most entries since the season-opening Daytona 500. Landon Cassill will be back behind the wheel of the No. 00 car for StarCom Racing …

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