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Jesse Iwuji, NFL Legend Emmitt Smith Starting Xfinity Team

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Emmitt Smith is planning to move into the world of NASCAR ownership. Smith will partner with NASCAR driver Jesse Iwuji on a NASCAR Xfinity Series team in 2022, NBC Sports reports. Jesse Iwuji Motorsports will feature Iwuji in the driver’s seat. Iwuji has five Xfinity starts, one coming in 2021, with a best finish of …

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Jesse Iwuji Wins 4th iRacing Fan Vote for Chicago Street Course

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For the fifth eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series event in 2021, U.S. Navy Lieutenant Commander Jesse Iwuji will join the NASCAR Cup Series virtual field this Wednesday, June 2. After winning his fourth fan vote award, Iwuji will be a part of the first ever NASCAR-sanctioned event on the newly added Chicago Street Course, a …

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Jesse Iwuji Wins 3rd Pro Invitational Fan Vote to Join Dale Earnhardt Jr, Clint Bowyer & NASCAR Cup Field

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Before NASCAR’s best take to the Austin, Texas-based Circuit of the Americas in real life competition for the first time ever this coming weekend, they’ll do virtual battle on iRacing on Wednesday, May 19. The field for Round Four of the 2021 eNASCAR iRacing Pro Inviational Series at COTA has been set. Among them will …

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NASCAR’s Next-Gen Cars To Be Raced in iRacing Pro Invitational Darlington Event

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Last time, it was youth over experience that headlined the iRacing Pro Invitational Series entry list. This time around, it will be experience meeting the future. Race fans will see the NASCAR Next-Gen race cars take to the virtual track for the first time on May 5, as iRacing has added them into their service. …

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Did You Notice?: Denny Hamlin Letting Dominant NASCAR Season Slip Through His Fingers

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Did You Notice? … Denny Hamlin has had the best start to a season statistically in his NASCAR career? Hamlin currently leads the points by 81 over teammate Martin Truex Jr., over a full race’s worth, while piling up eight top-five finishes in nine starts. His average finish of 4.2 is less than half the total …

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Jesse Iwuji Teaming With BJ McLeod Motorsports for 3 Races

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BJ McLeod Motorsports will field Jesse Iwuji in three of the final four NASCAR Xfinity Series races of 2020, according to TobyChristie.com. Iwuji will pilot the team’s No. 99 Chevrolet Camaro at Kansas Speedway on Oct. 17, Texas Motor Speedway on Oct. 24 and in the season finale at Phoenix Raceway on Nov. 7. He …

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Jesse Iwuji Applauds NASCAR in Stance on Social Injustice

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While Bubba Wallace has been the leader of NASCAR’s improved stance on social injustice movement in the United States, Jesse Iwuji, the lone other African American driver in the top three national touring series, hasn’t competed in the Gander RV & Outdoors Series since May 26 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. After all, Iwuji has only …

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Entry List: Vet Tix/Camping World 200

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The Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series will have a 40-truck field for the second race in a row in the Vet Tix/Camping World 200 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Saturday, June 6. Forty-seven trucks were on the entry list for Atlanta, but NASCAR capped the field at 40. David Ragan, who was scheduled to …

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Tracking the Trucks: 2020 North Carolina Education Lottery 200 at Charlotte

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In a Nutshell: Despite the best efforts of Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series regulars Johnny Sauter and Zane Smith, Tuesday’s (May 26) return to competition came down to the much-hyped battle of NASCAR Cup Series regulars Chase Elliott and Kyle Busch. And with a bow Bubba Wallace deemed “savage,” Elliott came out on top, …

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Tracking the Trucks: Austin Hill, Hattori Racing Gamble to Win in Las Vegas

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In a Nutshell: Austin Hill scored his third win of the 2019 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series season with a 2.116-second victory over Ross Chastain in Friday night’s World of Westgate 200 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The driver of the No. 16 Hattori Racing Toyota restarted 20th on lap 87 restart after a late …

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