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NASCAR 101: 5 Drivers Who, Like Harrison Burton, Could Also Make Their Cup Debut in 2021

2021 Xfinity Homestead Noah Gragson (Credit: NKP)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

In case you did not notice, there is someone new on the NASCAR Cup Series entry list this week — and no, it’s not Jennifer Jo Cobb, at least not anymore. It’s actually second-generation driver Harrison Burton. The four-time Xfinity Series winner will become the next member of the Burton racing clan (he’s Jeff’s son) …

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Tracking the Trucks: John Hunter Nemechek Victorious at Richmond

2021 Trucks Richmond John Hunter Nemechek, No. 4 Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota, Burnout (Credit: NKP)

Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

In a Nutshell: John Hunter Nemechek dominated, leading 114 of 250 laps in Saturday’s (April 17) ToyotaCare 250 at Richmond Raceway to score his second NASCAR Camping World Truck Series win of the 2021 season. Nemechek’s teammate and Kyle Busch Motorsports owner Kyle Busch finished second, followed by Tyler Ankrum, who scored his season-best finish. …

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John Hunter Nemechek Wins Richmond, Leads KBM Dominance

#4: John Hunter Nemechek, Kyle Busch Motorsports, Toyota Tundra Safeway, celebrates in Victory Lane.

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

A bevy of cautions didn’t hinder John Hunter Nemechek from victory on a Saturday afternoon (April 17) at Richmond Raceway, as the Kyle Busch Motorsports driver secured his second NASCAR Camping World Truck Series win of 2021 in the ToyotaCare 250. The victory capped a near-perfect day for KBM, as the Toyota stable was consistently …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Trucks Head Back for Rare Richmond Visit

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series is headed back to my home track of Richmond Raceway for just the second time in the past 15 years, and it just so happens to be the track’s 75th anniversary. Trucks made appearances at the .75-mile D-oval from the series’ inception in 1995 through 2005, but Richmond fell …

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What Success Do ARCA Champions Find in NASCAR?

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Bret Holmes, driver of the #23 Golden Eagle Syrup Chevrolet celebrates winning the 2020 series championship during the Speediatrics 150 for the ARCA Menards Series at Kansas Speedway on Friday, October 16, 2020. (Barry Cantrell/ARCA Racing)

Entering the NASCAR Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway on April 10, there has not yet been a two-time winner in the series this year. Parity also exists in the ARCA Menards Series, which completed two races before St. Patrick’s Day. There also has not been a back-to-back champion in the main ARCA series since …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Takeaways From Bristol Dirt & 2021 So Far

Truck Series drivers racing on Bristol Dirt. Photo NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

It seems like it was just yesterday when the green flag dropped on the 2021 Camping World Truck Series season, but here we are headed into the Easter off weekend with five of 22 races already run and only 10 more before the playoff field is set. John Hunter Nemechek maintains the point lead, though …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Grant Enfinger Making Most of Part-Time Schedule

Tanner Gray and Grant Enfinger race together at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Photo: NKP

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It all started with a last-minute announcement. It wasn’t until February when ThorSport Racing finalized its Camping World Truck Series lineup for the 2021 season, and just a few short months after racing for a championship and coming up short, Grant Enfinger was left facing down a part-time schedule. According to the team announcement, former …

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Grant Enfinger, Parker Kligerman Capitalize on Marcus Lemonis’ Trucks Bonus at Las Vegas

2021 Trucks Las Vegas Camping World-sponsored Parker Kligerman, No. 75 Henderson Motorsports Chevrolet, and Jesse Iwuji, No. 33 Reaume Brothers Racing Chevrolet (Credit: NKP)

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With finishes of seventh and eighth in Friday night’s (March 5) NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Grant Enfinger and Parker Kligerman were the only drivers to collect more than $15,000 from Marcus Lemonis. Lemonis, the chairman and CEO of Truck Series title sponsor Camping World, stepped up in a …

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Camping World to Back Grant Enfinger, Others in Truck Series Race at Las Vegas

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(Photo: Marcus Lemonis Twitter)

Update (March 5): Marcus Lemonis has posted to Twitter the full roster of Camping World-sponsored trucks racing this weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. In all, 10 trucks will carry the scheme. — Marcus Lemonis (@marcuslemonis) March 5, 2021 Original: Truck Series sponsor Camping World will back Grant Enfinger in Friday night’s race at …

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4 Burning Questions: Now With 35% Less Jimmie Johnson

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(Photo: Brian Lawdermilk, NASCAR via Getty Images)

Is this really going to be the “best season ever”? That’s FOX Sports’ tagline for its coverage of NASCAR Cup Series action in 2021, at least. While I wouldn’t go that far, there definitely are some interesting things to watch out for this year. Perhaps the biggest test for these race teams is setting themselves …

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