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23XI Reveals Multiple Sponsors for Bubba Wallace

Bubba Wallace

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Several partners have joined 23XI Racing and Bubba Wallace for the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season, the team announced Monday (Dec. 14). DoorDash, McDonald’s, Columbia Sportswear, Dr. Pepper and Root Insurance will all sponsor the No. 23 Toyota next year. Root Insurance partnered with Wallace, while DoorDash, McDonald’s and Columbia Sportswear sponsored Wallace and the …

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Our Motorsports to Run 2 Xfinity Teams in 2021

NASCAR Xfinity Series

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Our Motorsports will have a second full time team for the 2021 NASCAR Xfinity Series season, it announced Dec. 11. Tyler Reddick will drive the entry at Daytona International Speedway in February. He won the 2018 season opener at the 2.5-mile track. ”I’m very thankful to Our Motorsports for the opportunity and am looking forward …

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Keen Parts to Sponsor BJ McLeod for Multiple Cup Races

2019 Phoenix I NXS BJ McLeod NKP

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Keen Parts, under the CorvetteParts.net banner, will come aboard the No. 78 Ford of BJ McLeod for multiple NASCAR Cup Series races in 2021, Live Fast Motorsports announced Dec. 10. Keen Parts will debut at Martinsville Speedway in April; its other events are yet to be announced. The company has previously partnered with BJ McLeod …

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Colton Herta Switching to Andretti’s No. 26 for 2021

2020 IndyCar championship

Colton Herta - Honda Indy 200 Race 2 - Sept. 13, 2020 (Photo by: Chris Owens, courtesy of IndyCar Media)

Colton Herta will switch to Andretti Autosport’s No. 26 Honda for the 2021 NTT IndyCar Series season, the team announced Dec. 8. Gainbridge will sponsor the entry. Herta previously drove the No. 88 the past couple of years. He has three victories, most recently at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in September. He finished third in …

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Mario Gosselin Returning to Xfinity at Daytona

2009 Camping World Texas

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Mario Gosselin will attempt to race in the 2021 NASCAR Xfinity Series season opener at Daytona International Speedway, he announced Dec. 7. He’ll drive the No. 91 Chevrolet for his own team, DGM Racing. It marks his first time competing in the series since 2017. “I’m living the dream,” Gosselin said in a team release. …

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2020 NASCAR Team Reviews: Richard Childress Racing


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Richard Childress Racing had a renewed sense of purpose for the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season. After enduring a down year, the organization looked to gain more success with the 2015 Daytona 500 champion and the 2018-19 Xfinity Series champion. One of the moves the team made to turn things around was with its crew …

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Nikita Mazepin to Compete for Haas in F1 in 2021


Romain Grosjean in the 2018 Haas F1 (credit: Getty Images)

Nikita Mazepin will drive for Haas F1 team next year in Formula 1, the team announced Dec. 1. The news comes after Haas announced that Kevin Magnussen and Romain Grosjean would not return to Haas in 2021. Grosjean is currently recovering from injuries he sustained in a crash at the Bahrain Grand Prix. “I’m delighted …

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Lewis Hamilton Tests Positive for COVID-19, Will Miss Sakhir

Lewis Hamilton at 2020 Belgian F1 Rolex James Moy

Lewis Hamilton (Photo: ©Rolex/James Moy)

Lewis Hamilton will miss this weekend’s Formula 1 Sakhir Grand Prix after testing positive for COVID-19. According to a statement from Mercedes, Hamilton tested negative three times last week at the Bahrain International Circuit. ”However, he woke up on Monday morning with mild symptoms and was informed at the same time that a contact prior …

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Spencer Boyd Stays with Young’s Motorsports for 2021

Spencer Boyd 2020 Truck Las Vegas

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Spencer Boyd will continue to drive the No. 20 truck for Young’s Motorsports in the 2021 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season, the team announced Nov. 25. Boyd competed for Young’s the past couple of years; in 2019 he earned one win and two top fives. Last season he ended 14th in the fall race …

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Raphael Lessard Competing for GMS Racing Part Time in 2021

NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series

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Raphael Lessard will compete for GMS Racing in 12 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races in 2021, with the possibility of more, the team announced Nov. 25. The news comes after Kyle Busch Motorsports signed John Hunter Nemechek to pilot the No. 4 truck. Lessard took that truck to victory lane at Talladega Superspeedway last …

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Ryan Truex Driving Full Time for Niece Motorsports in 2021

Ryan Truex -- Atlanta 2020

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Ryan Truex will run the full 2021 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series schedule for Niece Motorsports in the No. 40, the team announced Nov. 24. Truex drove the truck in nine events last season, ending 12th twice at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and Kansas Speedway. Marquis Spas will provide sponsorship. “Last season was really a …

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