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Earl Bamber Joining Richard Childress Racing at Daytona Xfinity Event

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

Earl Bamber is going NASCAR racing. The veteran IMSA driver will pilot the No. 21 NASCAR Xfinity Series entry for Richard Childress Racing, beginning at the Daytona International Speedway road course (Aug. 15) the team announced July 31. The Daytona contest will be the stock car start of any kind for the 30-year-old New Zealander. …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Anthony Alfredo Focused on Improving in 2020, Chasing Championship in 2021

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

When Anthony Alfredo was an infant, his parents, Rob and Veronica, were fans of Dale Earnhardt Sr. and Richard Childress Racing. Fast forward 20 years, and Alfredo is competing for RCR in the NASCAR Xfinity Series.   Last fall when Alfredo interviewed for the vacant part-time ride at RCR, his parents weren’t able to be in …

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Kaz Grala Back with Richard Childress Racing for Select Races

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Kaz Grala returns to Richard Childress Racing’s No. 21 Chevrolet in 2020. RCR announced in a press release on Friday afternoon the 21-year-old would race a limited NASCAR Xfinity Series schedule for the team. Grala will share the ride with Myatt Snider and Anthony Alfredo. Last year, Grala drove the No. 21 in five races, …

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

(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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Who’s Hot & Who’s Not in NASCAR: International Road Course Racing

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

While the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series was off for the final time in the 2019 season, the Xfinity Series and Gander Outdoors Truck Series were both in action, and road course racing had an international flair as the NXS was at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis., while the Trucks were in Canada at …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Kaz Grala Fighting for NASCAR Career Despite Sponsorship Woes

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Kaz Grala was on his way to NASCAR superstardom in 2017, winning the Gander Outdoors Truck Series season opener at Daytona International Speedway and becoming the youngest winner in track history. Since then, it’s been a bit of a struggle — Grala is now fighting for his NASCAR career at Richard Childress Racing in the …

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The Frontstretch 5: NASCAR One-Hit Wonders

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Alex Bowman won the 2019 Camping World 400 at Chicagoland Speedway this past Sunday, scoring his first career Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series win. Of course, it wasn’t Bowman’s first win in a NASCAR national series. The 26-year-old won an Xfinity Series race in 2017 for Chip Ganassi Racing. Bowman’s second career NASCAR national series …

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Kaz Grala’s ‘Last-Ditch Effort’ That Landed Him a Ride With Richard Childress Racing

(Photo: Rick Lunkenheimer)

After making his 2019 Xinity Series debut at Texas Motor Speedway with Richard Childress Racing a couple of weeks ago, Kaz Grala will once again pilot the No. 21 HotScream Chevrolet when the series hits Richmond Raceway this weekend. In mid-February, RCR and Grala announced a partnership that put him in the No. 21 Chevrolet …

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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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Kaz Grala Has “Realistic” Goal of a Top 10 in 1st Start with Richard Childress Racing

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Kaz Grala will make his 2019 Xfinity Series debut Saturday afternoon at Texas Motor Speedway. Piloting the No. 21 Hot Scream Chevrolet for Richard Childress Racing, the 20-year-old is running a part-time schedule that stemmed from the quick success FURY Race Cars saw last season. Even though he hasn’t been on track yet this season, …

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