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Cinderella Slipper Cracks: NASCAR iRacing Star Ty Majeski No Longer Able To Battle Cup Series Competition

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Prior to a recent change to the NASCAR Pro Invitational Series on iRacing, Gander Outdoors RV & Truck Series rookie Ty Majeski was getting his chance to shine on a national stage. In the first two NASCAR Pro Invitational races, held at the sport’s virtual Homestead-Miami Speedway and Texas Motor Speedway, the lineups featured 31 …

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Fire on Fridays: Brad Keselowski Should Stay at Team Penske

Brad Keselowski

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The NASCAR Cup Series will see plenty of change in 2021, from the cars to the schedule. But the biggest change may be the driver lineups at each team, as nearly a quarter of the Cup drivers are set to be free agents at the end of 2020. Arguably the biggest name of all those …

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Todd Gilliland Refuses to Give Up in ‘Most Important Year’ of His Career at Front Row Motorsports

Todd Gilliland

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There may not have been a driver who received more criticism last season than Todd Gilliland, who failed to make the Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series playoffs in Kyle Busch Motorsports equipment and went winless through his first 40 starts. He even had his then-boss Kyle Busch publicly chastise his performance on a few …

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Austin Hill Hungry for Truck Title & Respect, Getting Feet Wet in Xfinity

Austin Hill

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Austin Hill started last year with a lot of doubts and criticism after he replaced 2018 Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series champion Brett Moffitt at Hattori Racing Enterprises. At the time, Hill only had one top-five finish and eight top 10s in 51 career Truck races. Granted, all of those previous starts came with …

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Fire on Fridays: A Missed Opportunity for Richmond & NASCAR Trucks

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Richmond Raceway and NASCAR have got to be kicking themselves. Last Saturday, Kevin Harvick added some interest to Kyle Busch‘s remaining 2020 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series schedule when he introduced a bounty against the defending Cup Series champion. Sounds good to me!!! $100,000 grand boys!!! #gameon https://t.co/YtlsMWx5ka — Kevin Harvick (@KevinHarvick) February …

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Johnny Sauter: A Remnant Short Track Racer From ‘An Era That’s Gone By’

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Just prior to the start of the 2019 Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series season, Johnny Sauter was let go of his ride at GMS Racing in favor of Brett Moffitt. In the 11th hour, Sauter, the 2016 Truck champion, and his longtime crew chief Joe Shear Jr. returned to ThorSport Racing to pilot the …

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Harrison Burton Credits John Andretti for Surviving Daytona Carnage

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Harrison Burton almost started his full-time NASCAR Xfinity Series career out with a win Saturday afternoon (Feb. 15) at Daytona International Speedway. The second-generation driver finished second in the 2020 NASCAR Racing Experience 300 for his career-best finish in 10 NXS starts. But the 19-year-old rookie almost had his number one spot higher on the …

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Jordan Anderson Has Career Night, Loses in Photo-Finish in Daytona Truck Race

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Jordan Anderson was just a few inches shy of pulling off one of the biggest upsets in recent memory. In the Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series race at Daytona International Speedway on Friday night (Feb. 14), Anderson finished second, just one-hundredth of a second behind winner Grant Enfinger. “It’s Daytona, we almost won,” Anderson …

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NASCAR & Team Owners Extend Charter Agreement Through 2024

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Charters in the NASCAR Cup Series are here to stay for the foreseeable future. The sport announced in a press release Friday afternoon (Feb. 14) that it agreed with team owners to extend their initial charter agreement through 2024, re-cementing 36 guaranteed spots on the grid for the Cup Series each weekend. “The Charter agreement …

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Fire on Fridays: NASCAR Needs Ricky Stenhouse Jr.

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Something that has consistently dumbfounded me is the amount of hate and disrespect Ricky Stenhouse Jr. gets from fans on social media. There’s constantly jokes about him wrecking and insults being thrown around. There’s even a parody account or two. Yes, Stenhouse is an ultra-aggressive driver, and sometimes that can lead to incidents, but don’t …

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Reed Sorenson Races Into Daytona 500 After Daniel Suarez’s Misfortune

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Reed Sorenson will be in the Daytona 500. The 34-year-old veteran finished 18th in the first Bluegreen Vacations Duel at Daytona on Thursday night (Feb. 13), which wasn’t good enough to qualify for the race. Justin Haley, who had locked his way in with his qualifying lap, raced his way in by finishing one spot higher than …

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