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Christian Eckes, Brandon Jones Return to Kyle Busch Motorsports Truck Roster

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Christian Eckes and Brandon Jones will again drive for Kyle Busch Motorsports in 2019. Eckes will pilot the team’s No. 51 in seven races in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series this year, the team announced today (Feb. 5). He joins Jones, who was revealed to be part of the No. 51’s roster yesterday (Feb. …

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Tyler Reddick to Enter Daytona 500 With RCR

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Tyler Reddick will attempt his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series debut at the Daytona 500 later this month. The defending NASCAR Xfinity Series champion will drive the No. 31 for Richard Childress Racing in the event, Reddick announced Friday, Feb. 1, on Twitter. Reddick noted in the tweet that sponsorship announcements would be forthcoming. Super …

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Quin Houff to Make Cup Debut for Spire at ISM

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Spire Motorsports has found one of its drivers for 2019. Quin Houff will make his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series debut for the team’s No. 77 at ISM Raceway, Spire announced Tuesday, Jan. 22. Houff is the first driver to be announced for multiple races for the newly formed organization; previously, it was revealed that …

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Ross Chastain Snags Daytona Truck Ride with Niece Motorsports, Reid Wilson Joins Team

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Ross Chastain‘s 2019 season may not go exactly as originally planned, but he will indeed be at Daytona International Speedway in February. Chastain will drive the No. 45 for Niece Motorsports in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series’ season opener at Daytona next month, the team announced Friday, Jan. 18. The No. 45 will be …

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Jamie McMurray Driving for Chip Ganassi Racing, Spire Motorsports in Daytona 500

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Jamie McMurray has found a ride for the 2019 Daytona 500. McMurray, who lost his full-time ride in Chip Ganassi Racing’s No. 1 in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series during the offseason to Kurt Busch, will return to the team for at least one more race, driving the No. 40 for the team in …

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Ryan Truex, Tommy Baldwin Racing Making Cup Return at Daytona 500

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Two names that have recently been out of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series will return at the 2019 Daytona 500: Ryan Truex and Tommy Baldwin Racing. Truex and TBR are teaming up to field the No. 71 in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series’ opening race of 2019, the team announced Wednesday (Jan. 16). …

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Joey Gase Moves to MBM in Xfinity Series, Will Run Part-Time in Cup

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Joey Gase has a new ride for 2019, even though he’ll be running the same number. The Iowa driver will pilot the No. 35 for MBM Motorsports in the NASCAR Xfinity Series in 2019, the team announced Wednesday (Jan. 16). Gase moves from Go Green Racing, for whom he piloted the No. 35 in the …

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Johnny Sauter, GMS Racing Part Ways

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Johnny Sauter is not returning to GMS Racing in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series, the team announced today, Jan. 9. “We cannot thank Johnny enough for his contributions to the growth and success of GMS Racing,” Mike Beam, GMS president, said in a team statement. “He won the first championship for us and added …

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Austin Hill, Hattori Racing Enterprises Team for 2019 Truck Season

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The defending championship-winning team in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series has its driver for 2019. Austin Hill will compete for Hattori Racing Enterprises in the organization’s No. 16 for the 2019 season, the team announced Tuesday, Jan. 8. Hill replaces Brett Moffitt, who won the 2018 series championship with HRE but has been pulled …

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Daniel Suárez Joins Stewart-Haas Racing for 2019

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Daniel Suárez is officially part of Stewart-Haas Racing. The team announced Monday (Jan. 7) that Suárez will pilot the No. 41 in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series in 2019. Suarez replaces Kurt Busch, who had driven the No. 41 since its inception; he moves to Chip Ganassi Racing and the No. 1 for 2019. …

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2018 NASCAR Driver Reviews: Kevin Harvick

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It’s one thing to be named to a so-called elite (here known as big) class of NASCAR’s top racing series early on in a given season. It’s another thing entirely to prove it was the right decision for the rest of the year. That’s what Kevin Harvick, easily among the class of the 2018 Monster Energy …

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