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Daniel Suarez Joins Gaunt Brothers Racing for 2020

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Daniel Suarez will compete full-time in the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season with Gaunt Brothers Racing, the team announced Tuesday evening (Jan. 28). Suarez will drive the No. 96 Toyota Camry with Coca-Cola and CommScope as primary sponsors. “It’s great to be back with Toyota and back in the NASCAR Cup Series,” said Suarez in …

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Tate Fogleman to Drive No. 02 Truck for Young’s Motorsports

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Tate Fogleman has been tapped to pilot the Young’s Motorsports’ No. 02 Chevrolet Silverado for the 2020 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series season, the team announced Monday (Jan. 27). Solid Rock Carriers will be Fogleman’s primary sponsor. Fogleman has mainly run Super Late Model events, and at age 15, he’s the youngest person …

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Myatt Snider Adds to 2020 Xfinity Series Schedule With RSS Racing

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Myatt Snider announced Monday (Jan. 27) he has signed with RSS Racing and expanded his 2020 Xfinity Series season schedule to about 20 races. He previously signed with Richard Childress Racing and will pilot the No. 21 TaxSlayer car for a partial schedule beginning at Daytona International Speedway. Anthony Alfredo and Kaz Grala will also …

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ARCA Menards Series Adjusts Championship Points Format

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The ARCA Menards Series has changed its championship points format to align with the structure used in the NASCAR Cup Series, Xfinity Series, Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series, and ARCA Menards Series East and West. ARCA announced the change in a press release Friday morning (Jan. 24). Under the old points system, the race …

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Michael Self Returns to Venturini Motorsports in 2020 ARCA Menards Series

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Michael Self will again drive the No. 25 Toyota full-time for Venturini Motorsports in the 2020 ARCA Menards Series season, the team announced Thursday (Jan. 23). Self battled with Christian Eckes for the 2019 championship before coming up just short in the final race. He earned four wins, 14 top fives and 15 top 10s …

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Castrol Sponsoring Ryan Newman, Roush in 2020

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Castrol has climbed aboard Ryan Newman’s No. 6 NASCAR Cup Series car in select races, Roush Fenway Racing announced Wednesday, Jan. 22. Additionally, Castol has also joined the organization as its official oil partner. “We are really excited to have Castrol on board as our official oil partner,” team co-owner Jack Roush said in a …

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Chase Briscoe Picks Up 10-Race HighPoint Sponsorship

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Chase Briscoe has a new primary sponsor for 10 NASCAR Xfinity Series events in 2020. Stewart-Haas Racing announced Tuesday (Jan. 21) that HighPoint will be on the hood of the No. 98 Ford, starting with the NASCAR Racing Experience 300 at Daytona International Speedway. In addition, HighPoint will be SHR’s official IT solutions provider. “Even …

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Natalie Decker to Drive Part-Time Schedule for Niece Motorsports

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Natalie Decker will run a part-time schedule in Niece Motorsports’ No. 44 truck, the team announced Thursday morning (Jan. 16). Decker’s first event with the team will come at the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series season opener at Daytona International Speedway. The Wisconsin native made 19 starts in 2019 for DGR-Crosley and finished …

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Indianapolis Xfinity Race to Be Run on Road Course

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Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race will be run on the track’s road course in 2020, IMS and NASCAR announced Wednesday, Jan. 15. The series’ first IMS road course event, which is scheduled for July 4, will be sponsored by Pennzoil. The change comes after Roger Penske finalized IMS and IndyCar Series’ purchase from …

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Jeff Green Running Daytona, Talladega for RSS

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Jeff Green will return to the NASCAR Xfinity Series in 2020, piloting the No. 38 car for RSS Racing at Daytona International Speedway and Talladega Superspeedway, the team announced Tuesday (Jan. 14). Green will be sponsored by C2 Freight, which also sponsored him in two superspeedway events in 2019. Green finished in the top 10 …

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Front Row Motorsports Adding Truck Team, Todd Gilliland to Drive

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Front Row Motorsports is expanding to the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series for the upcoming 2020 season with Todd Gilliland as its driver, the team announced Monday, Jan. 13. Gilliland will drive the organization’s No. 38 Ford F-150 in an alliance with DGR-Crosley. “I’m really looking forward to racing an F-150 in the …

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