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Did You Notice?: NASCAR Track Rotation Not the Worst Idea

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Did You Notice?… Atlanta Motor Speedway is one of a handful of tracks to gain back a second NASCAR date in the modern era after losing it? AMS will run its first NASCAR Cup Series race of 2021 this weekend (March 21) before the sport makes a return trip on July 11. There’s a lot of …

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2019 Xfinity Series Review, Pt. 3: Part-Time Standouts

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Compared to the 2018 NASCAR Xfinity Series season, part-time drivers didn’t fare as well in 2019. Regardless, some made the most of their opportunities this past season. Filled with veterans, drivers who have talent but can’t find the funding to put a whole season together and fresh faces, the Xfinity part-timers showed promise against some …

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NASCAR 101: Related Drivers in NASCAR

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This column was all set. Perfect, even — the idea, that is. It was timely, fitting, whatever. Then Carson Ware dropped off the Gander Outdoors Truck Series entry list for this weekend at Martinsville Speedway. But you know what? Screw it. Doing it anyway. In the event that Ware returns to the entry list (until …

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Rolling the Dice: Tyler Reddick Clinches Xfinity Series Regular Season Title, Wins at Las Vegas

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Christopher Bell was in a league of his own for the first 150+ laps of Saturday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. He won both stages of the Rhino Pro Truck Outfitters 300 and proved all but untouchable up front despite the best efforts of Justin Allgaier, pole sitter Cole Custer and …

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Did You Notice?: Paul Menard’s NASCAR Longevity the Definition of Average?

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Did You Notice?… Paul Menard is one of the longest-tenured active drivers in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series? I looked at every Cup driver who’s run at least five races this season and added up their career totals. MOST CAREER STARTS – ACTIVE CUP SERIES DRIVERS Kurt Busch 674 Kevin Harvick 672 Ryan Newman 646 …

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2-Headed Monster: Should Retired Drivers Make Comebacks?

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Greg Biffle will return to racing in Friday’s (June 7) NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series race at Texas Motor Speedway, driving Kyle Busch Motorsports’ No. 51 Toyota Tundra in the Speedycash.com 400. Biffle practiced Busch’s truck earlier this year, also at Texas, in preparation. Biffle, who retired from full-time racing at the end of the …

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Entry List: 2019 ToyotaCare 250

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40 NASCAR Xfinity Series drivers are scheduled to attempt the 2019 ToyotaCare 250 at Richmond Raceway. Only 38 cars will make the race scheduled for Friday, April 12. The first night race of the season for the series comes with a number of driver changes. Virginia native Elliott Sadler is the biggest name on the …

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Elliott Sadler Competing in 2 Xfinity Races for Kaulig Racing

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Elliott Sadler is coming out of retirement to compete for Kaulig Racing in two races this season in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. The 43-year-old will pilot the No. 10 Chevrolet at Richmond Raceway this spring and atLas Vegas Motor Speedway in the fall, the team announced Thursday, Feb. 28. Nutrien Agriculture Solutions will sponsor the …

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2018 Xfinity Series Review: Playoff Teams

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Heading into 2018, the Xfinity Series was stacked with competition — more so than even 2016 or 2017 with returning veterans, fresh babyfaces entering the next chapter of their career and even Cup drivers making the leap back down to be competitive in the top preliminary division. Your browser does not support iframes. Series regulars won …

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XFINITY Breakdown: Tyler Reddick Captures XFINITY Championship

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Heading into Saturday’s (Nov. 17) XFINITY Series championship race at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Tyler Reddick was looked at as the underdog. But once he got the high groove working, the No. 9 Chevrolet was unstoppable, ending the night hoisting the championship trophy. Reddick ran the entire stage in the top five, placing third. But in the …

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