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Loris Hezemans to Run Part-Time Cup Schedule with Team Hezeberg in 2022

Loris Hezemans car Xfinity 2021 Phoenix

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Loris Hezemans, the 2019 Whelen Euro NASCAR champion, will pilot the No. 27 Ford for Team Hezeberg in select NASCAR Cup race in 2022, the team announced Oct. 9. The team is owned by Hezemans’ dad Toine Hezemans and Dutch entrepreneur Ernst Berg. Reaume Brothers Racing will build the cars for the team and manage …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: 2021 Bank of America ROVAL 400

Chase Elliot leads a pack of cars in a NASCAR Cup Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Photo NKP

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Are you ready for the twists and turns of the Charlotte Motor Speedway ROVAL? Let’s get your daily fantasy NASCAR DraftKings rosters ready for the NASCAR Cup Series’ final playoff race of the Round of 12. This isn’t the Cup Series’ first go-around at the 2.32-mile course, as it’s run three races on this layout …

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Austin Cindric on Pole for Charlotte ROVAL Xfinity Race

#22: Austin Cindric, Team Penske, Ford Mustang Carquest Auto Parts At 2021 Talladega NASCAR Xfinity race

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Twelve playoff contenders fight for eight spots in the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway ROVAL, and Austin Cindric will lead the way Saturday (Oct. 9). The 2020 Xfinity champion has secured a spot in the Round of 8, though solely on points. JR Motorsports’ Justin Allgaier joins Cindric on the front row, …

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Denny Hamlin Competing From Cup Pole at Charlotte ROVAL

Denny Hamlin at Talladega fall nascar cup playoff race, smiling

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The NASCAR Cup Series’ last playoff race in the Round of 12 is this Sunday (Oct. 10) and Denny Hamlin is on the pole at the Charlotte Motor Speedway ROVAL. The current points leader finished seventh in Monday’s rain-shortened race at Talladega Superspeedway. Team Penske’s Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano will start second and third …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: 2021 YellaWood 500 at Talladega

#2: Brad Keselowski, Team Penske, Ford Mustang MoneyLion, #37: Ryan Preece, JTG Daugherty Racing, Chevrolet Camaro Kroger/Reese’s, #4: Kevin Harvick, Stewart-Haas Racing, Ford Mustang Busch Dog Brew, #10: Aric Almirola, Stewart-Haas Racing, Ford Mustang Smithfield, #23: Bubba Wallace, 23XI Racing, Toyota Camry DoorDash

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Who’s ready for a thrilling NASCAR Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway? Let’s set your daily fantasy NASCAR DraftKings lineups for the YellaWood 500, airing on Sunday, Oct. 3 at 2 p.m. ET on NBC. This isn’t the first go-around of the season for these drivers at the Alabama racetrack, but if you aren’t familiar …

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Fire on Fridays: Time to Take Talladega Out of the NASCAR Truck Playoffs

2020 Talladega Trucks Stewart Friesen Tyler Ankrum pack racing NKP

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A true wild card playoff race is upon us. Teams in all three national series, the NASCAR Cup, Xfinity and Camping World Truck series, are gearing up for one of the craziest weekends in their quest for the championship. This is Talladega Superspeedway. It’s one of the most exciting races of the playoffs but is …

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NASCAR Trucks Return to Lucas Oil; 2022 Schedule Released

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The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series 2022 calendar was revealed and Lucas Oil Raceway returns to the series. The Truck and Xfinity series last competed at Lucas Oil in 2011; Timothy Peters won the 2011 Truck race. The Truck Series ran once every year from 1995-2011 on the Indiana short track. Lucas Oil will be …

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Portland International Raceway Highlights 2022 NASCAR Xfinity Schedule

NASCAR racecars at Michigan International Speedway, August 2021. Photo:NKP

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The 2022 schedule for the NASCAR Xfinity Series has been released and features a new race course: Portland International Raceway. The Camping World Truck Series last ran at Portland from 1999-2000 but this will be the first time Xfinity makes the trek to the 1.964-mile road course. The race is scheduled for June 4, 2022 …

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Jonathan Hassler to Be Ryan Blaney’s Crew Chief in 2022

Ryan Blaney celebrating after winning the FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway, 8/22/2021 (Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

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Ryan Blaney will have a new NASCAR Cup Series crew chief in 2022. Jonathan Hassler will be atop the No. 12 Team Penske pit box starting next year, the team announced Wednesday (Sept. 29). Hassler currently serves as Matt DiBenedetto’s crew chief for Wood Brothers Racing after taking over for Greg Erwin. He led the …

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Ben Rhodes Begins on Talladega Truck Pole

2021 Knoxville Trucks Ben Rhodes James Gilbert Getty

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Ben Rhodes will lead the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series field to green at Talladega Superspeedway on Saturday, Oct. 2. He took the pole position after finishing runner up to his ThorSport Racing teammate Christian Eckes last week at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Todd Gilliland lines up second while Matt Crafton begins in third. Stewart …

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Justin Allgaier Holds Pole for Xfinity Race at Talladega

#7: Justin Allgaier, JR Motorsports, Chevrolet Camaro BRANDT At 2021 Las Vegas NASCAR Xfinity race, NKP

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The NASCAR Xfinity Series’ second race in the Round of 12 is at Talladega Superspeedway this weekend and Justin Allgaier is on the pole. Allgaier finished second to his JR Motorsports teammate Josh Berry, who was filling in for Michael Annett in the No. 1 last week at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Austin Cindric starts …

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Denny Hamlin Starts on Cup Pole at Talladega

Denny Hamlin’s No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing FedEx Toyota at 2021 NASCAR Cup race at Michigan

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Denny Hamlin will roll off pit road from the pole position in the NASCAR Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway. The No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing driver is locked into the Round of 8 after winning at Las Vegas Motor Speedway last week. Teammate Kyle Busch joins Hamlin on the front row in second, while …

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