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NASCAR 101: 8 Veteran Drivers Who Would Make Great Truck Competitors

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Over the past few years, the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series has produced some of the best racing in NASCAR, and the talent within isn’t too shabby, either. With the likes of Erik Jones, William Byron and Tyler Reddick quickly ascending the ranks from pickups to NASCAR Cup Series cars, the Truck Series has …

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Jeffrey Earnhardt to Drive for JD Motorsports for Rest of 2020 Season

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Jeffrey Earnhardt will drive the No. 0 JD Motorsports Chevrolet for the rest of this NASCAR Xfinity Series season, he announced on SiriusXM NASCAR Radio. On Saturday, May 30 Earnhardt confirmed the team has agreed to elevate his schedule with the team from a part-time schedule to running the rest of this season. On today's …

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Entry List: Toyota 200

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The NASCAR Xfinity Series returns from its NASCAR COVID-19 break to Darlington Raceway this weekend. The Darlington 200 starts Tuesday (May 19) at 8 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 1. NASCAR has temporarily increased the maximum number of cars that can compete in the Xfinity and Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series to 40. Since …

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Jeffrey Earnhardt Making Season Debut at Darlington

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Jeffrey Earnhardt will make his 2020 NASCAR Xfinity Series debut at Darlington Raceway next week, driving the No. 0 JD Motorsports with Gary Keller Chevrolet, the team announced Thursday (May 14). Kids First Community will serve as the primary sponsor, its first foray into NASCAR. Earnhardt was originally slated to make his first start of …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Furloughs Highlight Impact of COVID-19 Hiatus for JD Motorsports

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Johnny Davis, owner of JD Motorsports, has seen it all in his NASCAR career, dating back to the early 1980s, working with driver-owner James Harvey Hylton. That was until the 2020 coronavirus pandemic, which is something his team – and the sport – has never seen before. It’s been just over a month since NASCAR …

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Jeffrey Earnhardt Lands Part-Time Ride at JD Motorsports for 2020

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Jeffrey Earnhardt will return to the NASCAR Xfinity Series in 2020 competing for JD Motorsports with Gary Keller part-time, in a reunion of sorts. Earnhardt, 30, is scheduled to run between four and five races for JDM in the No. 15 car, and at least 12 races total. His first event will come on March …

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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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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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4 Burning Questions: Will Anybody Spoil the Truck Playoffs?

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Who will make it into the 2019 Truck series playoffs? This week’s NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series race at Michigan International Speedway will be the final race of the regular season. Seven drivers have either clinched positions in the eight-driver field or will clinch by starting the race. Ross Chastain, Brett Moffitt, Johnny Sauter, Stewart …

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Jeffrey Earnhardt Parts Ways With Joe Gibbs Racing, iK9

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Jeffrey Earnhardt has parted ways with sponsor iK9 and Joe Gibbs Racing as well. This news was announced via Earnhardt’s Twitter on Wednesday morning (Aug. 7). Just wanted to let ya’ll know that iK9 and I have parted ways and wanted to thank them for the opportunity to race with @JoeGibbsRacing & @ToyotaRacing . Wish …

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