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NASCAR 101: Xfinity Debuts Off to Strongest Start in 6 Years

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The NASCAR Cup Series has a variety of rookies and newcomers counted as part of its ranks in 2020, but it’s not the only national series experiencing an influx of new blood. In the first three races of the Xfinity Series season alone, each event has featured at least one driver making his debut. And …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: Las Vegas Brings Competition, Rain and Disagreeing Analysts

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Las Vegas Motor Speedway brought a fair amount of clarity regarding Ryan Newman’s crash in Daytona 500 and the aftermath. If the transcript of Roush Fenway Racing president Steve Newmark’s press conference is to be believed, Newman’s family was joking in the hospital about him “having no neck” and referring to him as thick last …

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Boyd Gaming 300 Qualifying Cancelled; Myatt Snider Awarded Pole

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Qualifying for Saturday’s Boyd Gaming 300 at Las Vegas has been cancelled due to heavy rains. Since this is only the second race of the 2020 Xfinity Series season, the lineup has been set by the 2019 owner points. Due to shifts in owners points from last season, Richard Childress Racing’s Myatt Snider will start …

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Myatt Snider Wins Pole at Daytona in Xfinity Debut

#21: Myatt Snider, Richard Childress Racing, Chevrolet Camaro TaxSlayer, Wins the pole for the NASCAR Racing Experience 300.

Myatt Snider won the pole for the NASCAR Xfinity Series season-opener at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday afternoon (Feb. 15) in what will be his first career Xfinity start. Snider turned a speed of 188.43 miles per hour to win the pole in the No. 21 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet — a car that will …

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Myatt Snider Adds to 2020 Xfinity Series Schedule With RSS Racing

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Myatt Snider announced Monday (Jan. 27) he has signed with RSS Racing and expanded his 2020 Xfinity Series season schedule to about 20 races. He previously signed with Richard Childress Racing and will pilot the No. 21 TaxSlayer car for a partial schedule beginning at Daytona International Speedway. Anthony Alfredo and Kaz Grala will also …

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Myatt Snider Joining RCR in Part-Time Xfinity Ride

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Myatt Snider will join Richard Childress Racing’s NASCAR Xfinity program in select races, starting with the 2020 season opener, the team announced Thursday (Nov. 21). Snider was the 2018 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series rookie of the year and has four top fives and 13 top 10s in the series. He competed in …

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Tracking the Trucks: Sweet Redemption for Ross Chastain at Gateway

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In a Nutshell: Just one week after having a win at Iowa Speedway stripped, Ross Chastain scored his second victory for Niece Motorsports at World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway Saturday night. The driver of the No. 45 Chevrolet had to hold off hard-charging Kyle Busch Motorsports teammates Christian Eckes and Todd Gilliland on the …

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Stewart Friesen Leads Lone Gateway Practice

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After Mother Nature forced NASCAR to cancel a practice session and qualifying earlier on Saturday (June 22), the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series drivers received their only track time leading into the CarShield 200 at World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway. In the lone practice session, Stewart Friesen led the field with a time of …

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Christian Eckes On Gateway Pole After Truck Series Qualifying Canceled

Trucks pack racing at Gateway

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

For the second week in a row, Mother Nature delayed on-track activities for the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Trucks Series. As a result, qualifying for the CarShield 200 at the World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway, set for Saturday afternoon (June 22) has been canceled. Drivers will line up according to the NASCAR rule book (owners …

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Myatt Snider Filling In for Johnny Sauter At Gateway

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Myatt Snider returns to the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series this weekend, ThorSport Racing announced Thursday, June 20. Snider will wheel the No. 13 truck for the team at World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway Saturday, June 22, in place of the suspended Johnny Sauter. The news comes after Sauter’s one-race suspension due to his …

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