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Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: 2021 Toyota Owners 400

Kyle Busch's No. 18 M&Ms car at 2021 Spring Atlanta Cup race Photo: NKP

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The NASCAR Cup Series heads to another Virginia short track this weekend in Richmond Raceway. Let’s get your daily fantasy NASCAR DraftKings lineup ready for the Toyota Owners 400 on Sunday, April 18. Though it is a short track, Richmond is vastly different from Martinsville Speedway. It’s a three-quarters of a mile, D-shaped oval with …

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Tire Pros Sponsoring 2 Additional Races for Josh Berry

2021 Xfinity Martinsville Josh Berry, No. 8 JR Motorsports Chevrolet, Win (Credit: NKP)

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After winning at Martinsville Speedway, Tire Pros has increased its primary sponsorship for two additional events for Josh Berry, JR Motorsports VP Kelley Earnhardt tweeted April 14. The sponsorship increases from six to eight races for the No. 8 JRM team. Berry will carry Tire Pros on the hood at Talladega Superspeedway on April 24 …

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CBS Announcing Team Revealed for SRX

2018 Indianapolis Indycar Zach Catanzareti Danica Patrick

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

CBS Sports revealed the announcers for the upcoming Superstar Racing Experience (SRX) series Wednesday, April 14. Four will cover all six summer events: host Lindsay Czarniak, play-by-play announcer Allen Bestwick, roaming analyst Brad Daugherty and pit reporter Matt Yocum. Additionally, three driver analysts will join the series for two races each. Danica Patrick will be …

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Ben Rhodes Grabs Richmond Truck Pole

2021 Trucks Bristol Dirt Practice Ben Rhodes, No. 99 ThorSport Racing Toyota (Credit: NKP)

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After a two-week break, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series is back in action, this time at Richmond Raceway. Ben Rhodes begins on the pole after finishing second at the Bristol Motor Speedway dirt track. Hattori Racing Enterprises’ Austin Hill joins Rhodes on the front row.  Rhodes’ ThorSport Racing teammate Grant Enfinger lines up third and Stewart Friesen …

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Martin Truex Jr. on Cup Pole at Richmond

Martin Truex Jr races at Martinsville spring 2021 Cup event NKP

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Martin Truex Jr. will take the helm at the start of the NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond Raceway Sunday, April 18. The No. 19 Joe Gibbs Racing pilot claimed the pole after winning at Martinsville Speedway last week. JGR teammate Denny Hamlin lines up next to Truex on the front row. Hendrick Motorsports cohorts …

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No NASCAR Nashville Fairgrounds Race in 2022, Says Fair Grounds Commissioner

Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville 2018 Music City 200

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There may not be a NASCAR race at Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway in 2022, a Nashville Fair Board commissioner said during a meeting Tuesday, April 13, according to NBC Sports. Jason Bergeron shared his thoughts on the time table between meetings for the speedway project and public input. “I’m not clear why this isn’t a longer …

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Joe Graf Jr., Gray Gaulding Tangle After Martinsville Xfinity Race

Gray Gaulding prior to the Contender Boats 250, 2/27/2021 (Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Joe Graf Jr. and Gray Gaulding‘s on-track altercation boiled over into a fight after Sunday’s (April 11) NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Martinsville Speedway. Tempers flared after an on-track incident with 75 laps remaining in which Gaulding got into Graf from behind. Graf, who was racing with Blaine Perkins, spun out while both his and …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: 2021 Martinsville Spring Cup Race

2019 Martinsville Mencs Martin Truex, Jr. Face Nkp

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The NASCAR Cup Series is back in action and ready to take on Martinsville Speedway Saturday night (April 10). Let’s get your NASCAR DraftKings rosters set for short track racing! Martinsville is a .526-mile oval shaped like a paperclip with tight corners and short straightaways. There’s not a lot of room to run, so you …

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SRX Adds 5 to Driver Lineup


(Photo: Joseph Wolkin)

Five drivers are joining the Superstar Racing Experience (SRX) field this summer in one race each. Doug Coby, Brian Brown, Kody Swanson, Bobby Santos III and the 2021 Slinger Nationals champion will compete as what SRX calls “Amateur All Stars.” Coby, a six-time NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour champion, will race at Stafford Motor Speedway. He …

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XPEL Expands Sponsorship of Josef Newgarden

IndyCar Newgarden Harvest GP win

Josef Newgarden celebrates his Harvest Grand Prix victory. (Photo Credit: Chris Owens/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

XPEL will sponsor Josef Newgarden in three races in the 2021 NTT IndyCar Series season, Team Penske announced April 7. The company first teamed up with Penske and Newgarden last year in two events. This time, it will be on board for the Texas Motor Speedway doubleheader on May 1-2 as well as the Indianapolis …

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