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Jeffrey Earnhardt Driving Second Hunt Car at Daytona

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Sam Hunt Racing is entering two cars at the season-opening race at Daytona International Speedway in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, SHR announced Jan. 26. Jeffrey Earnhardt, who was previously announced for a part-time schedule with the team in its No. 26, will pilot the No. 24. He joins Ryan Truex, who’s driving the No. 26. …

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Jeffrey Earnhardt Moving to Sam Hunt for 2022

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Jeffrey Earnhardt will compete for Sam Hunt Racing for multiple races in the 2022 NASCAR Xfinity Series season, SHR announced Jan. 14. Earnhardt will drive SHR’s flagship No. 26 with sponsorship from ForeverLawn. In an interview on SiriusXM NASCAR Radio, Earnhardt said his current schedule is seven races. His first start with the team has …

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The Underdog House: Daniel Suarez Endures at Richmond on 9/11

Daniel Suarez stands on pit road at Charlotte Motor Speedway. (Photo: NKP)

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Top Dog: Daniel Suarez Daniel Suarez had a consistent night at Richmond Raceway, posting a 17th-place finish in the Sept. 11 Federated Auto Parts 400. It was his third straight NASCAR Cup Series top 20, finding his footing again with the No. 99 Trackhouse Racing Team after a dismal summer. But on a rough Saturday, …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: I Missed So Much in Daytona

Denny Hamlin leads the pack during the 2021 O'Reilly Auto Parts 253 at Daytona Photo: NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

A second straight weekend in Daytona Beach was not originally on the schedule, but the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic necessitated it. With that, you ended up with a tripleheader weekend on Daytona International Speedway’s road course. Compared to last year, these races were ridiculous. The most looney of all was Friday night’s Truck race. I’ll be …

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Jeffrey Earnhardt Running JDM’s No. 0 Full Time in 2021

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Jeffrey Earnhardt will return to the NASCAR Xfinity Series full time in 2021, driving JD Motorsports with Gary Keller’s No. 0, the team announced Dec. 21. Earnhardt’s return to full-time competition coincides with his return to JDM after running 29 of the 2020 season’s 33 races for the organization, mostly in the No. 0. He …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Jeffrey Earnhardt Continues to Mature in 2nd Stint with JD Motorsports

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Six years ago, Jeffrey Earnhardt was trying to find himself as a racecar driver, competing full-time for the first time in his NASCAR career for JD Motorsports. Since then, he’s done a great deal of growing up both on and off the racetrack. To this day, 2014 is Earnhardt’s lone full season in a NASCAR …

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

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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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Thinkin’ Out Loud: 2020 Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The Headline(s): Kevin Harvick notched his fourth win of the season and third Brickyard 400 victory on Sunday (July 5) at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, continuing to keep pace with Denny Hamlin as the two dominate the 2020 season. Harvick also successfully defended his status as the winner at the Brickyard after taking the checkered flag …

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