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Chase Elliott Racing in Daytona Xfinity Event for JR Motorsports

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Chase Elliott will drive the No. 8 for JR Motorsports in the NASCAR Xfinity Series season opener at Daytona International Speedway, the team announced Thursday, Feb. 7. No stranger to the series, the 2014 Xfinity Series champion will carry sponsorship from AfterShokz in the NASCAR Racing Experience 300 on Feb. 16. “This is more than …

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Niece Motorsports Nabs Timothy Peters for First 3 Truck Races

2018 Cup Talladega Zach Catanzareti Timothy Peters

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Timothy Peters will pilot Niece Motorsports’ No. 44 Chevrolet Silverado for the first three races of the 2019 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series, the team announced Thursday, Jan. 31. Peters will carry sponsorship backing from the Friends of Jaclyn Foundation for the season-opening NextEra Energy 250 at  Daytona International Speedway on Feb. 15. Additional sponsorship …

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2018 NASCAR Driver Reviews: David Ragan

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For David Ragan, 2018 was defined by overachievement. In his fifth season driving for Front Row Motorsports, the mantra for Ragan’s year was all about making more with only limited resources. With FRM on a limited budget, the expectations were the same as 2017: just be consistent and bring the car home in one piece. …

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2018 NASCAR Driver Reviews: Ty Dillon

Monster Energy Nascar Cup Series

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If there one thing missing for Ty Dillon in 2018, it was speed, something Dillon himself was vocal about. Entering his sophomore season, Dillon hopped to improve upon his rookie numbers from 2017 and avoid a slump. Even with an alliance with Richard Childress Racing, Dillon and his small single-car Germain Racing team had to …

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2018 NASCAR Driver Reviews: Matt DiBenedetto

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If there is one word to describe Matt DiBenedetto‘s 2018 season, it would be grit. DiBenedetto and his No. 32 team did not light the world on fire by any means this past season, but once again outperformed expectations with aging equipment, a can-do attitude and a little bit of help from their fellow competitors. …

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Obaika Racing, Tanner Berryhill Team Up for Full 2019 Cup Season

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Obaika Racing has announced  the team will compete full-time in the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series with Tanner Berryhill behind the wheel of the No. 97 Toyota Camry. Berryhill made the announcement Monday (Dec. 3) during the SiriusXM NASCAR Radio show Late Shift. Berryhill, a native of Bixby, Okla., ran two MENCS races for …

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Chase Briscoe to Compete Full-Time for Stewart-Haas Racing in 2019

Chase Briscoe 2018 Ford Ecoboost 300

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Stewart-Haas Racing with Fred Biagi announced Tuesday (Nov. 27) that Chase Briscoe will drive the No. 98 Ford Mustang full-time in the NASCAR XFINITY Series for 2019. Nutri Chomps will serve as Briscoe’s primary sponsor for the first 13 events, beginning with the season opening PowerShares QQQ 300 on Feb. 16. For the first time in …

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Entry List: Ford EcoBoost 400

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For the final time this season, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series will head down to the Homestead-Miami Speedway this weekend (Nov. 18) for the Ford EcoBoost 400. At the conclusion of the event, the series will crown either Kevin Harvick, Kyle Busch, Martin Truex Jr., or Joey Logano as 2018 champion. 39 teams are …

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Entry List: Ford EcoBoost 300

Homestead Xfinity

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The NASCAR XFINITY Series heads to the Homestead-Miami Speedway this weekend (Nov. 17) for the final race of the season: the Ford EcoBoost 300. At the conclusion of the race, the series will crown either Christopher Bell, Tyler Reddick, Daniel Hemric, or Cole Custer as 2018 champion. 45 teams are entered this weekend, which means …

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Entry List: Ford EcoBoost 200

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The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series rolls into Homestead-Miami Speedway this weekend (Nov. 16) for the final race of the season: the Ford EcoBoost 200. The series will crown either Johnny Sauter, Justin Haley, Brett Moffitt, or Noah Gragson as the 2018 champion. 31 trucks are entered this week, which means all drivers will race. …

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