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Everything You Need to Know About This Week’s eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational

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On Tuesday night, prior to the eNASCAR Coca-Cola iRacing Series event from Atlanta Motor Speedway, NASCAR’s Ben Kennedy announced a brand new series planned to run this spring: the eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series. The first event will take place on Sunday, March 22nd at 1:30 p.m. ET, and will be broadcast on FS1. It …

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4 Burning Questions: The Bounty Hunters Have Arrived

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What kind of calls will Brian Pattie make this week? One of the more interesting things to take away from Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway was just how risky the No. 47 team is willing to be. Crew chief Brian Pattie is well aware that JTG Daugherty Racing doesn’t have …

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Parker Kligerman Not Returning to Gaunt Brothers Racing in 2020

Parker Kligerman was all smiles after racing his way into The Great American Race. (Photo/Davey Segal)

Parker Kligerman will not return to drive Gaunt Brothers Racing’s No. 96 machine in the NASCAR Cup Series in 2020. Kligerman had driven the car on a part-time basis in 2018 and 2019, entering 18 races between the two seasons – the majority coming in 2019 with 14 starts. Those 2019 appearances constituted all but …

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2019 NASCAR Driver Reviews: Gaunt Brothers Racing

Atlanta Motor Speedway, February 2019. (Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Gaunt Brothers Racing reduced the number of races they ran in 2019 in the NASCAR Cup Series, as well as the number of drivers. In return, Parker Kligerman and Drew Herring helped bring more consistent results and improved performance to the No. 96 Toyota Camry. The 2019 campaign started with jubilation and record finishes for …

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Brad Keselowski, William Byron Tangle In Cup Practice For 2019 Coke Zero Sugar 400

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice Thursday (July 4) at Daytona International Speedway ended with two of the sport’s big names at odds. A bump by Brad Keselowski sent William Byron onto the apron, the No. 24 heading to a backup car and Team Penske’s 2012 Cup champion making a statement. Earlier in the day, …

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Who’s Hot & Who’s Not in NASCAR: Seasons Change

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It’s the end of a chapter in the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season, and also the end of an era, as the Fox/Fox Sports 1 coverage shifts to NBC and the NBC Sports Network for the latter half of the season (except for the Gander Outdoors Truck Series). It’s also the end of …

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Entry List: 2019 O’Reilly Auto Parts 500

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NASCAR’s Monster Energy Cup Series heads to the Lone Star State for the seventh race of the season, visiting Texas Motor Speedway for the 2019 O’Reilly Auto Parts 500. 39 cars will attempt qualifying with 40 spots available, meaning all will make the race. Many of the teams look the same this week. The top-tier …

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Entry List: Atlanta 200

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The NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series returns to action this Saturday (Feb. 23) at Atlanta Motor Speedway. 33 trucks are currently on the entry list, meaning one team will go home early. Reigning Truck Series winner Austin Hill looks to make it two in a row in his No. 16 Hattori Racing Enterprises Toyota, after notching his …

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Casey Mears Crashes Out In Only Planned Start, Angry At Parker Kligerman

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Casey Mears was one of the feel-good stories coming into the Daytona 500. The 14-year Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series veteran qualified a non-chartered Germain Racing/Premium Motorsports entry into the race after not making a Cup start since 2016. His most recent national touring series race was in the NASCAR Xfinity Series in 2017. But …

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Parker Kligerman Races Way Into Daytona 500

Parker Kligerman was all smiles after racing his way into The Great American Race. (Photo/Davey Segal)

Parker Kligerman thought his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career was over. He thought he’d never get another opportunity to compete in the Daytona 500. Thursday night at Daytona International Speedway (Feb. 14), he earned himself a second chance. The driver of the No. 96 Gaunt Brothers Racing Toyota held off Ryan Truex in the …

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