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Big Machine Racing Team Partnering With RCR in 2022

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Big Machine Racing Team will have an enhanced partnership with Richard Childress Racing when it returns to the NASCAR Xfinity Series in 2022, the team announced Oct. 7. The organization had previously been known to be returning in 2022 with its full-time driver from 2021, Jade Buford. RCR will provide Big Machine with chassis and …

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Podcast: Jade Buford on Developing Big Machine Racing, Competing on ‘American Ninja Warrior’

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Big Machine Racing is in the midst of its maiden Xfinity Series season with Jade Buford behind the wheel. He joins Davey Segal this week to discuss how he met team owner and music mogul Scott Borchetta and how that encounter changed his life. He also shares how he thinks the team has done so …

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ARCA Preview: 2021 General Tire #AnywhereIsPossible 200 at Pocono

2020 ARCA Pocono Pack Racing - Ty Gibbs, No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota, and Michael Self, No. 25 Venturini Motorsports Toyota (Credit: NKP)

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If Ty Gibbs wins Friday’s (June 25) ARCA Menards Series race at Pocono Raceway, he will tie the series’ all-time winning streak with five straight victories. Gibbs would join Harold Smith, Jack Bowsher, Bruce Gould, and Tim Steele, who last accomplished that feat in 1997. The good news for Gibbs? He has led 70% of …

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The Underdog House: AJ Allmendinger Capitalizes on COTA Road Course Prowess

AJ Allmendinger prepares for a NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway. (March 2021) (Photo: NKP)

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Top Dog: AJ Allmendinger AJ Allmendinger may be no underdog on a road course, but the 39-year-old veteran became a bit of a Cinderella story Sunday (May 23) at Circuit of the Americas. While his team, Kaulig Racing, has established itself as a powerhouse in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, it has limited experience at the …

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NASCAR 101: 5 Drivers Who, Like Harrison Burton, Could Also Make Their Cup Debut in 2021

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In case you did not notice, there is someone new on the NASCAR Cup Series entry list this week — and no, it’s not Jennifer Jo Cobb, at least not anymore. It’s actually second-generation driver Harrison Burton. The four-time Xfinity Series winner will become the next member of the Burton racing clan (he’s Jeff’s son) …

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Entry List: 2021 Super Start Batteries 188

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The first visit to a road course in 2021 for the NASCAR Xfinity Series features an entry list of 44 cars that hope to tackle the Daytona International Speedway road course on Saturday, Feb. 20. With no qualifying currently scheduled for the event, four will miss the race, barring any entry list changes. NASCAR has …

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Jade Buford to Drive Full-Time for New Xfinity Series Team

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The NASCAR Xfinity Series will welcome two newcomers this season – a new team with a rookie driver. Jade Buford will drive the No. 48 Chevrolet for Big Machine Racing Team. The team is owned by Scott Borchetta, the president, CEO, and founder of the powerhouse independent record label Big Machine Label Group. The team …

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Pace Laps: Joe Gibbs Racing Takes Over Texas

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Denny Hamlin’s Quick Road To Healing It was Homestead-Miami Speedway, the site of the 2018 championship finale and Denny Hamlin was clearly upset. The main storyline centered around whether he’d help title contender Kyle Busch with pit stall selection after winning the pole. But you could tell, from the second …

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Jade Buford Destroys Field in Pirelli GT4 America Sprint Race No. 2 at St. Pete

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PF Racing’s Jade Buford showed Saturday that he had the fastest GT4 car in St. Petersburg, but couldn’t show it.  Sunday, he took his superior pace and ran away from the field to take victory in Race No. 2 Sunday (March 10) in St. Petersburg, Fla. Buford, who finished 15th in Race No. 1 on …

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Ian James Wins St. Petersburg GT4 Race No. 1 With Last Lap Pass

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Pirelli GT4 America Sprint Race No. 1 in St. Petersburg Saturday (March 9) had been dominated by PF Racing’s Jade Buford and The Racers Group’s Spencer Pumpelly.  However, it was Team Panoz Racing’s Ian James that was able to make the move to get around Pumpelly on the final lap of the 50-minute race to …

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