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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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NASCAR 101: International Racers in 2017

(Photo: Rusty Jarrett/NKP)

NASCAR is looking for some international flavor, and its diversity program is attempting to sway the sport in a direction similar to the Verizon IndyCar Series. International stock car drivers are rare, and ones with the funding to bring them to America to race in one of NASCAR’s top three series is a feat that’s …

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Max Johnston to Debut in Trucks in Dirt Derby

(Photo: Mike Neff)

Australian dirt track racer Max Johnston will trade in his sprint car for a Chevrolet Silverado to compete in the Camping World Truck Series’ Aspen Dental Eldora Dirt Derby at Eldora Speedway. The event will mark Johnston’s CWTS debut and his first foray into the NASCAR scene. He will pilot the No. 02 Chevy for Young’s …

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