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Cody Coughlin Released From GMS Racing

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It was announced on Monday morning that Cody Coughlin, driver of the No. 2 truck for GMS Racing, was released from the team due to “unforeseen issues with sponsorship.” Spencer Gallagher will drive that truck for the upcoming race at Talladega next month. In a statement,President of GMS Racing, Mike Beam said, “Due to unforeseen issues …

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NASCAR Entry List: DC Solar 300

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39 teams are entered for this weekend’s inaugural DC Solar 300 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway for the NASCAR XFINITY Series. It will be the first time the 1.5-mile speedway has held a second race for the sport’s second-tier division. A 39-car entry list means that the series will have the first short field of …

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Dalton Sargeant Out at GMS Racing

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Dalton Sargeant will not compete in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series for GMS Racing effective immediately, the team announced Wednesday. Sargeant will be replaced by the team’s former Truck Series driver and current XFINITY Series competitor Spencer Gallagher, beginning with Sunday’s race at the Canadian Tire Motorsports Park. “Due to a unfortunate circumstance with …

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Entry List: U.S. Cellular 250

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After an exciting race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, the NASCAR XFINITY Series heads to Iowa Speedway for the second time this season on Saturday, July 28.  The race will serve as a standalone event for the series while the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series competes in Pocono. 40 cars are on the preliminary entry …

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Entry List: ALSCO 300

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After a wild race at Daytona International Speedway, the NASCAR XFINITY Series heads to Kentucky Speedway on Friday, July 13. It’ll be the series’ third night race and their 17th event of the 2018 season. Just 39 teams are entered this week with only a few changes to note. If that number holds, it would …

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4 Burning Questions: When Will It Be Cole Custer’s Time?

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When will Stewart-Haas Racing pull the trigger on Cole Custer? After two years of silly season turnovers, Stewart-Haas Racing looks like it will be making no changes to its lineup next season. It would be dumb to make a move. The four SHR cars, together, are dominating on a level that only Joe Gibbs Racing …

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Spencer Gallagher Reinstated After Completing Road to Recovery Program

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Spencer Gallagher has completed the NASCAR Road to Recovery program and has been reinstated, the sanctioning body announced Wednesday. “The whole GMS organization is very proud of Spencer (Gallagher) for getting reinstated after completing NASCAR’s Road to Recovery program after the results we received post-Talladega,” GMS Racing president Mike Beam said in a statement. “Spencer …

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Eyes on XFINITY: Reviewing the Opening 10 Races of 2018

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Through the opening 10 races of the 2018 NASCAR XFINITY Series season, the slogan “names are made here” would be accurate to describe NASCAR’s top preliminary division. In case you haven’t paid any attention or have simply forgotten what has transpired in the series over the first three months of the season, there has been …

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Chase Elliott to Drive for GMS Racing in Multiple XFINITY Races

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series star Chase Elliott will return to the XFINITY Series, driving the No. 23 car for GMS Racing in multiple races starting this week at Charlotte Motor Speedway, the team announced Monday (May 21). In addition to Charlotte, his current scheduled races are Pocono Raceway, Chicagoland Speedway, Daytona International Speedway and …

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NASCAR 101: 10 Winners, 10 Races

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10 races, 10 winners. That’s the case thus far in the 2018 NASCAR XFINITY Series season as the field begins its two-week break following last weekend’s race at Dover International Speedway. Each race in 2018 has seen a different winner in Victory Lane, a combination of series regulars and Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series ringers …

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