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Busch Announces Program Sponsoring Women in NASCAR

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Anheuser-Busch announced Monday (Feb. 14) a new program aimed at sponsoring women who race in NASCAR. The Accelerate Her program will feature sponsorship from the Busch Light brand in NASCAR starting in 2022, with public relations and media value pledged in addition to sponsorship support. The program has initially announced support for national series drivers …

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Our Motorsports Running No. 23 for Rest of Xfinity Season

Jason White No. 23 car A-Game sponsor in 2021 Daytona Xfinity race Photo NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Our Motorsports will field the No. 23 for the rest of the 2021 NASCAR Xfinity Series season, the team announced March 4. The No. 23 will be run in addition to its full-time No. 02 Chevrolet driven by Brett Moffitt. The No. 23 replaces the No. 03, which was originally expected to run full time …

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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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Xfinity Breakdown: Ty Gibbs Outlasts Austin Cindric, Wins in 1st Start

Ty Gibbs Celebrates in Victory Lane 2021 Daytona Road Xfinity, Photo Nigel Kinrade Photography

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

At the beginning of the final stage in the Super Start Batteries 188 in the NASCAR Xfinity Series on the Daytona International Speedway road course, it was Austin Cindric holding off 18-year-old Ty Gibbs. Cindric had downforce issues early Saturday afternoon due to damage from a tangle with AJ Allmendinger at the end of the …

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Here Are the Changes to the Daytona Road Course Entry Lists

Pack Racing during the 2021 Busch Clash

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

In what will likely become a recurring segment at Frontstretch each week, we’ll run down the driver- and team-related changes to the NASCAR entry lists since they were initially posted, in this case last Saturday, Feb. 13. NASCAR Cup Series (Daytona International Speedway road course) –Garrett Smithley will make his season debut this weekend, driving the …

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Entry List: 2021 Super Start Batteries 188

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The first visit to a road course in 2021 for the NASCAR Xfinity Series features an entry list of 44 cars that hope to tackle the Daytona International Speedway road course on Saturday, Feb. 20. With no qualifying currently scheduled for the event, four will miss the race, barring any entry list changes. NASCAR has …

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Natalie Decker Making Xfinity Debut in 2021

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Natalie Decker will run a limited schedule with RSS Racing and Reaume Brothers Racing in the NASCAR Xfinity Series in 2021, Decker and sponsor Red Street Records announced via an interview with CCM Magazine Feb. 5, which WSAW also reports. Red Street will sponsor the effort for the No. 23 for five 2021 races. Its artist …

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NASCAR 101: NASCAR’s Racing Women of the Last Decade

(Photo: Jay Alley)

In this weekend’s NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series race at Kansas Speedway, Hailie Deegan becomes the latest in a line of women to race in NASCAR’s national series. Deegan, a full-time competitor in the ARCA Menards Series in 2020 for DGR-Crosley, will strap into DGR’s No. 17, making her Truck debut. She’s not …

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