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Austin Hill Returning to Hattori Racing Enterprises in 2020

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Austin Hill will return to Hattori Racing Enterprises’ No. 16 Toyota in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series in 2020, the team announced Tuesday, Nov. 5. Hill is currently in the playoffs going into this weekend’s race at ISM Raceway, having scored six top-five finishes and 12 top 10s alongside three victories. “It’s awesome to …

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Pocono Raceway Announces 2020 Cup Doubleheader Race Lengths

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Pocono Raceway issued a statement Tuesday afternoon outlining race details for its 2020 doubleheader event in late June. The first of the weekend’s two races will be 325 miles, while the second will come in at 350 miles. Pennsylvania’s Tricky Triangle will host NASCAR action from June 25-28, featuring all three of the sport’s top …

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Ricky Stenhouse Jr. to Drive for JTG Daugherty Racing in 2020

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Ricky Stenhouse Jr. has found a home for 2020. Stenhouse will drive JTG Daugherty Racing’s No. 37 Chevrolet Camaro in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series in 2020, filling the seat vacated by Chris Buescher. Buescher and Stenhouse swap NASCAR Cup Series rides for the upcoming season, as it was previously announced that Buescher will …

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Ross Chastain, Justin Haley to Drive for Kaulig Racing in 2020

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Ross Chastain will pilot the No. 10 Chevrolet Camaro full-time for Kaulig Racing in the 2020 NASCAR Xfinity Series season, the team announced in a release Tuesday, Oct. 15. The team, which had one full-time and two part-time cars this year, will expand to two cars that will run the full schedule. The news was …

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Jeb Burton Back With Niece Motorsports at Martinsville

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Jeb Burton will return to Niece Motorsports’ NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series team for next weekend’s NASCAR Hall of Fame 200 at Martinsville Speedway, the team revealed in a statement Tuesday, Oct. 15. Burton has made one start for the team this season at Kentucky Speedway, finishing ninth in the No. 44 entry. State Water …

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Chip Ganassi Racing Adds Marcus Ericsson for 2020

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Chip Ganassi Racing’s IndyCar team will grow by one next year, as the team has added current Arrow Schmidt Peterson driver Marcus Ericsson to its roster. He joins Scott Dixon and Felix Rosenqvist on the Honda-backed team. Ericsson has recorded three top-10 finishes in 2019, his best result a podium finish at the second Detroit …

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NASCAR Releases 2020 Cup Series Rules Package

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NASCAR has released the rules package for the 2020 Cup Series, among them a cap on adjustments to procedure regulations covering costs for teams. These adjustments should not affect competition on the track itself; officials instead decided to limit wholesale changes for 2020. More all-around modifications are expected in 2021, when the next generation of …

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Natalie Decker Announces Arthritis Foundation Fundraiser

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NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series driver Natalie Decker has announced the Arthritis Foundation as her charity of choice for an upcoming fundraiser, her website announced in a statement Tuesday. The fundraiser initiated by Decker, who has had juvenile rheumatoid arthritis since birth, will run from Oct. 1-20. “I’m so thankful the Arthritis Foundation gives people …

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Entry List: Drydene 400

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The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series kicks off the second round of the playoffs at Dover International Speedway. The Drydene 400 currently has 38 cars entered, meaning all will make the race, barring entry list changes. Premium Motorsports features Joe Nemechek its No. 27, while Reed Sorenson will drive for Spire Motorsports’ No. 77. Nemechek …

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