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Xfinity Breakdown: Chase Briscoe Triumphs in Vegas, Ryan Sieg Scores Third-Place Finish

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After a rain delay, 50 laps of racing and a postponement, the NASCAR Xfinity Series finally got underway Sunday evening after a frantic finish to the Cup Series’ event. Chase Briscoe scored his first victory of the season and third of his Xfinity Series career, doing so carrying a paint scheme honoring legendary Ford icon …

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Denny Hamlin Wins Chaotic Daytona 500

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Denny Hamlin emerged victorious in a Daytona 500 that featured a rain postponement and several massive crashes, including a violent wreck at the finish that sent Ryan Newman’s No. 6 tumbling in the NASCAR Cup Series. Hamlin’s victory was his second straight in the season-opening event and third overall, having won three in the last …

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Kyle Busch Running 5 Truck Races in 2020

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Kyle Busch will enter five NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series events in 2020, according to a tweet Tuesday morning from Kyle Busch Motorsports’ official account. Are you ready to get Rowdy?! @KyleBusch will run 5 @NASCAR_Trucks races in 2020. pic.twitter.com/8pWC58Ysis — Kyle Busch Motorsports (@KBMteam) February 11, 2020 Similar to 2019, Busch is …

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Ryan Truex to Drive for Niece Motorsports in 2020

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Ryan Truex will pilot the No. 40 Niece Motorsports machine in six NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series events in 2020, according to a tweet from the driver’s account on Tuesday, Feb. 4. Truex returns to the division for the first time since 2017, having previously competed then for Hattori Racing. He recorded 13 …

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Brennan Poole, Spartan Mosquito Team for 2020 Cup Season

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Spartan Mosquito will be the primary sponsor on Brennan Poole‘s NASCAR Cup Series ride with Premium Motorsports in 2020, the team revealed in a statement Thursday. Poole’s No. 15 Chevrolet Camaro will have backing from the company for 15 points races and two additional events, among them the season opener at Daytona International Speedway. “It …

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Parker Kligerman Not Returning to Gaunt Brothers Racing in 2020

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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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NASCAR Reveals Rule Changes for Xfinity, Truck Series Pit Stops

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Pit stops in the NASCAR Xfinity and Gander RV & Outdoors Truck series will follow new guidelines in the 2020 season, according to a statement released by NASCAR on Tuesday, Jan. 7. The rules specify that teams will not have specifically assigned pit crew members, only that each team has eight members who will perform …

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Charles LeClerc Signs Five-Year Extension with Scuderia Ferrari

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Third-year Formula 1 driver Charles LeClerc and the Scuderia Ferrari Mission Winnow racing have agreed to a five-year contract extension for the driver, the team revealed in a release Monday. The 22-year old scored two wins in his first season with Ferrari, while also adding eight podium finishes to his 2019 resume. He had previously …

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