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5 Points to Ponder: Feuds, Second Chances and the Metaverse

Kevin Harvick ROVAL 2021

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1. ROVAL win might have been the most impressive yet for Kyle Larson If you picked Kyle Larson to win the Bank of America ROVAL 400 before the weekend, you weren’t exactly going out on much of a limb. Hendrick Motorsports’ brightest currently shining star (yes, sorry Chase Elliott) isn’t just having the best season …

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Ty Dillon to Drive for GMS Racing in Cup in 2022

Ty Dillon smiling at Richmond, fall 2021 NASCAR Xfinity race

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Ty Dillon returns to full-time competition next season in the NASCAR Cup Series, piloting the No. 94 Chevrolet for GMS Racing, the team announced Oct. 10. The program will be in alliance with Richard Childress Racing with engine support from ECR Engines. Dillon ran full time in Cup from 2017-2020 for the now-defunct Germain Racing. …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Josh Berry Spoils Playoffs With Vegas Victory

Josh Berry poses with his trophy after winning the Sept. 2021 race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. (Photo: NKP)

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Turn the clock back to March, race number four of the 2021 season, and you’ll see Josh Berry finished seventh in the first NASCAR Xfinity Series trip to Las Vegas Motor Speedway. At the time, it tied for his best result in a budding NXS career. In the months leading into Saturday’s (Sept. 25) Alsco …

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Entry List: Alsco Uniforms 302

#98: Riley Herbst, Stewart-Haas Racing, Ford Mustang South Point

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The NASCAR Xfinity Series playoffs are set to kick off at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sept. 25 with the running of the Alsco Uniforms 302. Forty-one cars are entered for 40 spots. Due to owner points, Timmy Hill and the No. 13 MBM Motorsports Toyota won’t compete in the race. Among the notable drivers …

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Ty Dillon Returning to Our Motorsport’s No. 23 at Bristol

Ty Dillon smiling at Richmond, fall 2021 NASCAR Xfinity race

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Ty Dillon will return to the seat of an Our Motorsports car at Bristol Motor Speedway, this time in the No. 23 Hometown Lenders Chevrolet, the team announced on Monday, Sept. 13. Dillon has competed in a substitute role for the past two races in the No. 02 Chevrolet for Brett Moffitt, who had been …

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Brett Moffitt Out Again at Richmond, Ty Dillon to Sub

2021 Pocono NXS Brett Moffitt NKP

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Brett Moffitt will continue to stay out of the No. 02 Our Motorsports car this weekend in the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Richmond Raceway. Ty Dillon will sub once again, Moffitt said in a post on Twitter. Moffitt sat out last week’s event at Darlington Raceway because he felt ill, according to his tweet. …

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Brett Moffitt Out for Darlington Xfinity Race, Ty Dillon Filling In

Brett Moffitt stands by his car at 2021 NASCAR Xfinity race at Pocono

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Less than an hour before the green flag was set to drop on the NASCAR Xfinity Series’ Sport Clips Haircuts VFW Help a Hero 200 at Darlington Raceway, Ty Dillon hopped in the No. 02 Our Motorsports machine in place of Brett Moffitt for Saturday’s (Sept. 4) race. Frontstretch‘s Zach Sturniolo was told by the …

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5 Points to Ponder: Does Joe Gibbs Racing Have the Upper Hand?

2021 Atlanta NXS Kyle Busch drinking rowdy energy NKP

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1. Is it time to unionize?  Between angst over Atlanta’s reprofiling of the track and details that had trickled out over the past week leading into Atlanta, this much was clear: Many of the biggest names in the sport felt that their voices were not being heard and were none too pleased about it.   …

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The Underdog House: Bubba Wallace Top Dog of the Ring in Atlanta

2021 Cup Atlanta II Bubba Wallace NKP

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The Setting Atlanta Motor Speedway has become iconic in its own way. No, it doesn’t hold the prestige of a Daytona 500. It doesn’t test the same amount of endurance as the Coca-Cola 600 does. Kissing the bricks is not seen there. And it doesn’t serve hot dogs as good as Martinsville Speedway’s. The place …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Going Out On Top; Kyle Busch Wins No. 102 at Atlanta

2021 Atlanta NXS Kyle Busch checkered flag NKP

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His NASCAR Xfinity Series career began on May 24, 2003, at Charlotte Motor Speedway. His first victory was at Richmond Raceway on May 14, 2004. But was Kyle Busch’s 102nd victory in his 362nd career start the final time the 2009 Xfinity Series champion competes in NASCAR’s second-tier division? According to Busch, that very well …

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