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Jeb Burton to Run 2 Truck Series Events for Niece Motorsports

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Part-time NASCAR Xfinity Series driver Jeb Burton will compete in two Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series events for Niece Motorsports, the team announced Wednesday (March 4). Burton will race at Atlanta Motor Speedway and Michigan International Speedway with sponsorship from State Water Heaters and ALSCO. “I’m excited to race with the folks at Niece …

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

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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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Daniel Hemric, Jeb Burton & Dale Earnhardt Jr. Driving JR Motorsports’ No. 8 in 2020

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Daniel Hemric will be returning to the NASCAR Xfinity Series and joining JR Motorsports as the primary driver of the No. 8 Chevrolet Camaro, the team announced Wednesday, Nov. 13. He will be behind the wheel for 21 of the 33 races, sharing the ride with Jeb Burton (11 races) and Dale Earnhardt Jr. (one race). …

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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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Truckin’ Thursdays: Playoff Drivers, Tanner Gray’s Debut Among Martinsville Storylines

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Setting the Championship 4 Following a wild finish at Talladega Superspeedway that saw Johnny Sauter penalized, Spencer Boyd was the one who emerged victorious. That means no playoff driver locked their way into the Championship 4 the last time the Gander Outdoors Truck Series raced. Defending champion Brett Moffitt holds the advantage with a 45-point …

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Jeb Burton Back With Niece Motorsports at Martinsville

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Jeb Burton will return to Niece Motorsports’ NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series team for next weekend’s NASCAR Hall of Fame 200 at Martinsville Speedway, the team revealed in a statement Tuesday, Oct. 15. Burton has made one start for the team this season at Kentucky Speedway, finishing ninth in the No. 44 entry. State Water …

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NASCAR 101: 5 Longest Active Winless Streaks in All 3 Series

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It’s hard to believe that Kyle Larson had not won in 75 races. Or the fact that Jimmie Johnson still can’t find victory lane. While Larson was able to take a home a much needed checkered flag last Sunday (Oct. 6) at Dover International Raceway to end his winless streak in the Monster Energy NASCAR …

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Emotion-Filled Top-5 Run for Jeb Burton at Indianapolis

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Jeb Burton hasn’t had many opportunities to showcase his talent in 2019. But when he has, the Virginia native has delivered. Saturday’s (Sept. 7) Indiana 250 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway was no different. Burton qualified the No. 8 JR Motorsports Chevrolet in 12th position. As soon as the green flag waved, he weaved his way …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Jeb Burton Relishing Opportunity with JR Motorsports

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Over the past handful of years, Jeb Burton has been put through the NASCAR ringer. But that hasn’t stopped his persistence of finding an elite ride at the NASCAR Xfinity Series level. Burton, 27, has been around racing his entire life, with father Ward Burton racing full-time at the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series level …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Carl Edwards, Ben Kennedy Highlight Memorable Kentucky Moments

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2003: Carl Edwards Scores 1st Career Win Today, many NASCAR fans will remember Carl Edwards for various reasons, whether they were a longtime fan or completely caught off guard by his sudden exit from the sport. But in 2003, no one really knew who he was aside from maybe MB Motorsports, the team that gave …

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