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Armani Williams Making Truck Debut at Gateway

Josh Reaume

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Armani Williams will make his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut at World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway, driving the No. 33 for Reaume Brothers Racing, the team announced Aug. 12. Williams joins Derek Griffith, who will also make his series debut at the track in Kyle Busch Motorsports’ No. 51. “This is a dream …

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2-Headed Monster: Did NASCAR Make the Right Call to Move Away From the Indianapolis Oval?

2017 Indianapolis Motor Speedway Mencs Kyle Busch Kevin Harvick Photo Credit Nascar Via Getty Images

(Photo: NASCAR via Getty Images)

This weekend, the NASCAR Cup Series moves to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course for the first time in the series history. The road course replaces the traditional Brickyard 400 run on the oval that was on the Cup schedule from 1994-2020. It makes a lot of people feel a little empty, perhaps leaving the …

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After Winchester Incident, Corey Heim Wins ARCA Race at Watkins Glen

2021 ARCA Watkins Glen Corey Heim Victory Lane (Credit: Zach Sturniolo)

(Photo: Zach Sturniolo)

After he was spun from the lead by Ty Gibbs in the most recent ARCA Menards Series race, Corey Heim passed Gibbs, took advantage of mechanical issues for Chase Briscoe, and won the Clean Harbors 100 at Watkins Glen International. It’s his fifth win of this season and sixth of his career. It’s Heim’s first …

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Lawless Alan Joins Niece Motorsports

2021 Cota Trucks Lawless Alan Truck Nkp

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Niece Motorsports has added Lawless Alan to its driver lineup for several races during the 2021 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season, the team announced Aug. 5. Alan will compete in at least two races, with sponsorship from AUTOParkit. He’ll first drive for Niece at Darlington Raceway on Sept. 5, followed by the season finale …

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Chase Purdy Tests Positive for COVID-19, AJ Allmendinger In at Watkins Glen

Chase Purdy in No. 23 Bama Buggies GMS Racing truck at 2021 NASCAR Truck race at Charlotte, NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Chase Purdy has tested positive for COVID-19 and will miss the upcoming NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Watkins Glen International, GMS Racing announced Aug. 5. AJ Allmendinger will replace Purdy in the No. 23 Chevrolet. He will have to drop from Purdy’s slated 25th starting spot to the rear of the field for …

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Giorgio Maggi Attempting Xfinity Debut at Indy Road Course

2021 NASCAR Xfinity race at Road America, #42: Timmy Hill, Motorsports Business Management, Toyota Supra American Dream Leasing & Finance, NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The NASCAR Xfinity Series race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course will have an international flavor, as NASCAR Whelen Euro Series driver Giorgio Maggi will attempt to make his series debut with MBM Motorsports, the series announced Aug. 5. Maggi will drive the No. 42 Toyota alongside his Euro teammate Loris Hezemans, who will …

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ARCA Preview: 2021 Clean Harbors 100 at Watkins Glen

2021 ARCA Mid-Ohio Racing Stanton Barrett, No. 12 Fast Track Racing Toyota (Credit: Emilee/Chinn/ARCA Racing used with permission)

Photo: Emilee Chinn/ARCA Racing used with permission

You know that Ty Gibbs vs. Corey Heim rivalry? Yeah, it intensified in the most recent ARCA Menards Series race at Winchester Speedway. After racing at a short track, now these two get to duel with 28 other competitors making left and right turns at Watkins Glen International. The Clean Harbors 100 will be the …

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ARCA Preview: 2021 Calypso Lemonade 200 at Winchester

2020 ARCA Winchester Green Flag - Ty Gibbs, No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota (Credit: AJ Mast/ARCA Racing used with permission)

Photo: AJ Mast/ARCA Racing used with permission

After the 11th race of the ARCA Menards Series season, there’s a new driver atop the point standings. On the strength of a series-high six victories, Ty Gibbs has overtaken Corey Heim going into the 2021 Calypso Lemonade 200 at Winchester Speedway, the ½-mile short track which ARCA will visit for the 26th time in …

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Taylor Gray Healthy, Aiming for ARCA Wins

2021 Elko ARCA Taylor Gray NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

After his first year of competing across all three ARCA series yielded one win (coming in the 2020 penultimate ARCA Menards Series West race), 13 top fives and 20 top 10s, Taylor Gray seemed destined to record even better results in year two. In addition to racing part-time in the ARCA Menards Series and full-time …

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Iowa Speedway Needs Another Race, More Promotion for Success

2021 ARCA Iowa Pack Racing Ty Gibbs, No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota, and Taylor Gray, No. 17 David Gilliland Racing Ford (Credit: Matthew Putney/ARCA Racing used with permission)

Photo: Matthew Putney/ARCA Racing used with permission

With the NASCAR national series and the NTT IndyCar Series off during the Summer Olympics, the ARCA Menards Series is the only series that continues to race during this time. Moreover, ARCA was the only series this year to race at Iowa Speedway. The 0.875-mile short track hosted ARCA for the 15th time, and Ty …

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Taylor Gray Racing Part Time Trucks, ARCA in 2022

2021 ARCA Elko Taylor Gray, No. 17 David Gilliland Racing Ford (Credit: NKP)

Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

After recently returning from an off-track injury, Taylor Gray has big plans for both his ARCA and NASCAR future with David Gilliland Racing. The teenager will once again run a part-time schedule in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series next season. Gray will also compete part-time in ARCA and full-time in the ARCA Menards Series …

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