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2019 NASCAR Driver Reviews: Gaunt Brothers Racing

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Atlanta Motor Speedway, February 2019. (Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Gaunt Brothers Racing reduced the number of races they ran in 2019 in the NASCAR Cup Series, as well as the number of drivers. In return, Parker Kligerman and Drew Herring helped bring more consistent results and improved performance to the No. 96 Toyota Camry. The 2019 campaign started with jubilation and record finishes for …

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Brad Keselowski, William Byron Tangle In Cup Practice For 2019 Coke Zero Sugar 400

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(Photo: Danny Peters)

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice Thursday (July 4) at Daytona International Speedway ended with two of the sport’s big names at odds. A bump by Brad Keselowski sent William Byron onto the apron, the No. 24 heading to a backup car and Team Penske’s 2012 Cup champion making a statement. Earlier in the day, …

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Who’s Hot & Who’s Not in NASCAR: Seasons Change

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It’s the end of a chapter in the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season, and also the end of an era, as the Fox/Fox Sports 1 coverage shifts to NBC and the NBC Sports Network for the latter half of the season (except for the Gander Outdoors Truck Series). It’s also the end of …

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Entry List: 2019 O’Reilly Auto Parts 500

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade / NKP)

NASCAR’s Monster Energy Cup Series heads to the Lone Star State for the seventh race of the season, visiting Texas Motor Speedway for the 2019 O’Reilly Auto Parts 500. 39 cars will attempt qualifying with 40 spots available, meaning all will make the race. Many of the teams look the same this week. The top-tier …

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Entry List: Atlanta 200

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade/NKP)

The NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series returns to action this Saturday (Feb. 23) at Atlanta Motor Speedway. 33 trucks are currently on the entry list, meaning one team will go home early. Reigning Truck Series winner Austin Hill looks to make it two in a row in his No. 16 Hattori Racing Enterprises Toyota, after notching his …

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Casey Mears Crashes Out In Only Planned Start, Angry At Parker Kligerman

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(Photo: Christian Koelle)

Casey Mears was one of the feel-good stories coming into the Daytona 500. The 14-year Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series veteran qualified a non-chartered Germain Racing/Premium Motorsports entry into the race after not making a Cup start since 2016. His most recent national touring series race was in the NASCAR Xfinity Series in 2017. But …

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Parker Kligerman Races Way Into Daytona 500

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Parker Kligerman was all smiles after racing his way into The Great American Race. (Photo/Davey Segal)

Parker Kligerman thought his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career was over. He thought he’d never get another opportunity to compete in the Daytona 500. Thursday night at Daytona International Speedway (Feb. 14), he earned himself a second chance. The driver of the No. 96 Gaunt Brothers Racing Toyota held off Ryan Truex in the …

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Kevin Harvick Wins First 2019 Gander RV Duel At Daytona; Parker Kligerman Qualifies

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Kevin Harvick won the first of two NASCAR Gander RV Duels at Daytona International Speedway, earning the third starting spot for the 2019 Daytona 500. The first of two qualifying races on Valentine’s Day saw a lot of love shared between manufacturers.  Harvick led a trio of Fords to the line in a race defined …

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The Underdog House: Open for Business

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(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Every Underdog Has His Day With the thunder of NASCAR engines once again disturbing the peace along International Speedway Blvd in Daytona Beach, the 2019 season is officially underway. The underdogs are back in action and each seeking to taste a little success. What success really means is as varied as the independent teams themselves, …

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Entry List: Daytona 500

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(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

The entry list for the 61st Daytona 500 has been released, and there’s a lot of changes for the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. 42 cars are on the final version of the entry list. A maximum of 40 cars will take the green flag on race day. Old faces in new places …

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