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From Daytona to Dagobah: Is Matt Mills NASCAR’s Biggest Star Wars Fan?

Matt Mills poses on pit road at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. (Photo: NKP)

#5: Matt Mills, B.J. McLeod Motorsports, Chevrolet Camaro J.F. Electric

What if I told you that the NASCAR Xfinity Series field now had one of biggest Star Wars nerds in racing?  Matt Mills is in the midst of his third full year in the series driving the No. 5 (or Red Five) — and sometimes the No. 99 — for BJ McLeod Motorsports. He’s having …

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Spencer Boyd Running Several Xfinity Races for DGM

Spencer Boyd 2020 Truck Las Vegas

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Spencer Boyd will compete for DGM Racing in several NASCAR Xfinity Series events this season starting at Richmond Raceway, he announced Aug. 4. He’ll have sponsorship from the cryptocurrency MiniDOGE and will pilot the No. 90 at Richmond. “I’m a racer,” Spencer said in a release.  “I want to race everything and anything…shoot, I’ll race …

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Frontstretch 5: Drivers Who Could Score Birthday Wins in 2021

Erik Jones 2021 Kansas

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Birthdays can be a special and wonderful time for everyone, but winning a NASCAR race on the same day amplifies its sweetness even more. That’s what Kyle Busch did for the second time in his career on Sunday (May 2) in the Buschy McBusch Race 400 at Kansas Speedway, scoring his 58th career NASCAR Cup …

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Spencer Boyd Stays with Young’s Motorsports for 2021

Spencer Boyd 2020 Truck Las Vegas

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Spencer Boyd will continue to drive the No. 20 truck for Young’s Motorsports in the 2021 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season, the team announced Nov. 25. Boyd competed for Young’s the past couple of years; in 2019 he earned one win and two top fives. Last season he ended 14th in the fall race …

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The Underdog House: John Hunter Nemechek Loses Pit Strategy Gamble in Las Vegas

2020 Las Vegas NCS John Hunter Nemechek Car NKP

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Top Dog There hasn’t been much to get excited about for our Cup Series underdogs lately. We’ve primarily talked about the best in the category barely making the top 20 by the end of each race. Las Vegas Motor Speedway and its surrounding environment may have inspired you to bet the farm on a long …

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4 Burning Questions: NASCAR Is Doing What In California?

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They’re doing what to Fontana? This week, after The Athletic broke the news, NASCAR confirmed that they are pursuing plans to effectively turn the 2-mile Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California into a half-mile short track. The course looks to be a hybrid of all three of the current NASCAR Cup Series short tracks in …

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NASCAR 101: Drivers Racing in Lower Series Than They Have in Years Past

2019 Phoenix I NXS Michael Annett NKP

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After nearly three years away from the NASCAR Xfinity Series, Korbin Forrister returns to the circuit in this weekend’s Dover International Speedway doubleheader, driving the No. 36 for DGM Racing. Forrister, a mostly part-time competitor in the Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series since 2014 (including seven starts in 2020), is no stranger to Xfinity. …

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Spencer Boyd, M&D Blacktop Team for Michigan Truck Race

Spencer Boyd 2020 Truck Las Vegas

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Spencer Boyd announced today (Aug. 3) that he acquired sponsorship for his ride in the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoor Truck Series from M&D Blacktop. His No. 20 will be decked out in orange, white and black for the upcoming Michigan International Speedway race on Aug. 7. 🟠⚫️🟠 @MDBlacktopCo is paving the way to @MISpeedway …

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Spencer Boyd, Crowe Equipment Partner Up In NASCAR Truck Series

Spencer Boyd 2020 Truck Las Vegas

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Spencer Boyd announced Monday, July 6 Crowe Equipment will be a primary sponsor on his NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series Chevrolet for two races this season. The No. 20 truck will adore the yellow, white and black colors for upcoming races this month at Kentucky Speedway and Kansas Speedway. The construction company specializes …

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Spencer Boyd Returning to Young’s Motorsports Full Time

2019 GOTS Talladega Spencer Boyd Victory Lane NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Spencer Boyd will again compete in the No. 20 truck of Young’s Motorsports for the 2020 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series season, Young’s announced Friday (Jan. 31). “We have so much more to do together,” Boyd said in a team release. “It’s a family team that has done amazing things since coming into …

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