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Entry List: 2021 Go Bowling 250

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With two races left before the beginning of the 2021 playoffs, the NASCAR Xfinity Series heads to Richmond Raceway this Saturday afternoon, Sept. 11. The entry list for the 250-lap short track event features 41 drivers. With the absence of qualifying, Timmy Hill will not be able to compete on Saturday night based on owner …

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NASCAR Mailbox: For Most of the Cup Series, 2022 Starts Now

2021 Phoenix I Cup Austin Dillon Ryan Preece NKP

#3: Austin Dillon, Richard Childress Racing, Chevrolet Camaro Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Off Road

When do non-playoff teams start preparing for next year now that they’re not eligible for the championship? Riley H. – Grand Rapids, Mich. About two days ago. Literally as soon as the car arrived back at the shop, most NASCAR Cup Series teams who missed the playoffs likely have focused any and all efforts on …

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Xfinity Breakdown: AJ Allmendinger Living the Dream, Late Caution Robs Josh Berry

#16: A.J. Allmendinger, Kaulig Racing, Chevrolet Camaro RAMCO Specialties Inc.

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Six days removed from a victory at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course in the NASCAR Cup Series, AJ Allmendinger stood on the frontstretch of Michigan International Speedway with a grateful smile on his face as the crowd chanted, “AJ, AJ, AJ,” following his victory in the New Holland 250 in the NASCAR Xfinity Series …

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Josh Berry Finishes 4th at Michigan After JRM 2022 Announcement

Josh Berry racing at 2021 NASCAR Xfinity race at Michigan

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Brooklyn, Mich. – It’s been a whirlwind week for Josh Berry. Earlier this week, NASCAR Xfinity Series team JR Motorsports announced he will drive full time next year after running well in part-time status this year. Then, Berry was elevated from one race this weekend to three races. He ran the NASCAR Camping World Truck …

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Friday Faceoff: Should NASCAR Allow Testing At New or Reconfigured Speedways?

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. hinted that JR Motorsports could expand to five NASCAR Xfinity Series cars next year. What is the ideal driver lineup for JRM in 2022?  Josh Roller: If JR Motorsports expands to a five-car team next season, I don’t mind keeping the current driver lineup. Keep Michael Annett in the No. 1. He is …

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Josh Berry to Be Sponsored By Harrison’s for 8 Races in 2022

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Another partner has teamed up with Josh Berry for the 2022 NASCAR Xfinity Series season. Harrison’s will be aboard the No. 8 car for eight races next year, JR Motorsports announced Aug. 19. The news comes after it was revealed earlier in the week that Tire Pros would join Berry for nine events in his …

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Eyes On Xfinity: Josh Berry’s Opportunity Now Bigger Than Ever

Josh Berry, No. 8 JR Motorsports Chevrolet, Celebrates (Credit: NKP)

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Over time, lack of experience, even if not on purpose, has marked many drivers that have contended for and won championships in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. In recent years, guys like Austin Cindric, William Byron, Chase Elliott and Austin Dillon have hoisted the series’ championship trophy. And there is absolutely nothing wrong with that. It’s …

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Josh Berry In for Michael Annett at Michigan

#8: Josh Berry, JR Motorsports, Chevrolet Camaro Tire Pros

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As Michael Annett continues to recover from his recent leg surgery, he will once again not compete at the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Michigan International Speedway, JR Motorsports announced Aug. 18. Josh Berry will replace him, driving the No. 1 Chevrolet this weekend. This will be the fourth race this season that Annett has …

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Did You Notice?: Matt Kaulig Forming Blueprint For Fresh NASCAR Ownership

Kaulig Racing expanded to a three-car organization in the NASCAR Xfinity Series in 2021. (Photo: NKP)

#10: Jeb Burton, Kaulig Racing, Chevrolet Camaro, #11: Justin Haley, Kaulig Racing, Chevrolet Camaro LeafFilter Gutter Protection

Did You Notice? … Matt Kaulig has had one of the most successful beginnings of any team without a NASCAR Cup Series charter? His No. 16 Chevrolet became the first open car to win a Cup race since the current franchise-based system was created in 2016. Throughout the year, Kaulig has laid a solid foundation for …

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Josh Berry Adds Tire Pros Sponsorship for 2022

Josh Berry, No. 8 JR Motorsports Chevrolet, Celebrates (Credit: NKP)

Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

One day after announcing that longtime driving prospect Josh Berry will pilot the No. 8 Chevrolet full time in the NASCAR Xfinity Series in 2022, JR Motorsports announced Aug. 17 that the 30-year-old will also see part-time sponsor Tire Pros return for nine races next year. “Tire Pros has been great, they’ve been big supporters …

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