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Magnus Racing Switches to Aston Martin, Cuts Back For 2022

Andy Lally drives through turn 1 at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta during the Motul Petit Le Mans, 11/13/2021 (Photo: Phil Allaway)

(Photo: Phil Allaway

Magnus Racing announced Tuesday (Dec. 7) that they have severed their relationship with Archangel Motorsports, effective immediately.  The team will revert to being simply Magnus Racing for the 2022 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season. In addition, the team has switched chassis as well.  The team has acquired a new Aston Martin Vantage GT3 and will …

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Andy Lally Running Part Time for Alpha Prime in 2022

#78: Andy Lally, Live Fast Motorsports, Ford Mustang Blacktop Mojo

(Photo: NKP)

Andy Lally is set to join Alpha Prime Racing in the NASCAR Xfinity Series in 2022, the team confirmed to TobyChristie.com Nov. 1. APR, formerly Martins Motorsports, plans to field Lally in all six road course races in 2022. “I can’t wait to get started,” Lally told TobyChristie.com. “Caesar (Bacarella, co-owner and fellow driver) has …

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Andy Lally Taking Over for Kyle Tilley in Cup Series Race at Indy Road Course

Kyle Tilley at Indianapolis road course Cup

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

After the news of James Davison taking over for Kyle Tilley in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, it was announced Saturday (Aug. 14) that Andy Lally will replace Tilley in the NASCAR Cup Series race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course on Sunday. Lally is a veteran on road courses and this will mark his …

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Friday Faceoff: Indy Road Course or Oval — What’s a More Prestigious Win?

Chase Briscoe leads NASCAR Xfinity cars pack racing in the esses at the 2020 Indianapolis road course, Jamie Squire/Getty Images

(Photo: Jamie Squire/Getty Images via NASCAR Media)

The Watkins Glen International NASCAR Cup Series event was run in just under two hours and 11 minutes, to the delight of some who say races are too long. What’s the shortest (or longest) you think a Cup race should run? Should a time limit be considered? Luken Glover: It really varies on how long and …

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Eyes On Xfinity: It’s Time to Ditch the Modified Pit Stops

Nascar Xfinity Series B&l Transport 170 At Mid Ohio Sports Car Course

(Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

The great baseball philosopher, Crash Davis, once astutely pointed out, “don’t think, it can only hurt the ball club.” The point? Sometimes, overthinking can do more harm than good. That’s exactly where the NASCAR Xfinity Series is with its modified pit-stop procedures, which are also utilized in the Camping World Truck Series in select stand-alone …

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NASCAR Stat Sheet: Larson-y in Sonoma As the No. 5 Team Steals Another Trophy

Kyle Larson celebrates his NASCAR Cup Series victory at Sonoma raceway, June 2021. Photo: NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Kyle Larson is one of the more naturally capable drivers in motorsports today. Since landing on one of the best teams in NASCAR prior to the start of the year, he’s made the most of his second chance. Along the way, Larson has been racking up the stats. Leading laps, winning stages, and finishing well …

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The Underdog House: Erik Jones Snags Scrappy Sonoma Finish

Erik Jones runs at Circuit of the Americas (May 2021). (Photo: NKP)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Top Dog: Erik Jones Throughout Sunday’s (June 6) Toyota/SaveMart 350 at Sonoma Raceway, several Cinderella stories managed to sneak their way inside the top 10. Between wildly different pit strategies throughout the event and a flurry of late-race incidents, the problem was staying power. When the smoke from some late wrecks cleared, there was one …

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Xfinity Breakdown: ‘Three-Wide for the Lead,’ Allmendinger Digs Out a Win at Mid-Ohio

2021 Mid Ohio NXS AJ Allmendinger trophy NKP

AJ Allmendinger Celebrating at Mid-Ohio (Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

If anyone could have raced their way back up from 30th to first in 20 laps in the B&L Transport 170 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, it would be AJ Allmendinger. Between Allmendinger and championship rival Austin Cindric, they had the best two cars in Saturday’s Xfinity Series race at the Lexington, Ohio road …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: FOX Sports 1 Handles the Texas Rain While Andy Lally Shines

Kyle Larson leads a pack of cars in the Echopark Texas Grand Prix at Circuit of the Americas, May 2021. Photo: NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

I’ll fully admit that when NASCAR announced that there was going to be a race weekend at Circuit of the Americas this year, I was very intrigued. I wanted to get some kind of a comparison of speed between NASCAR Cup cars and some of the other series that race there.  If you’re wondering, Tyler …

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Here Are the Changes to the Daytona Road Course Entry Lists

Pack Racing during the 2021 Busch Clash

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

In what will likely become a recurring segment at Frontstretch each week, we’ll run down the driver- and team-related changes to the NASCAR entry lists since they were initially posted, in this case last Saturday, Feb. 13. NASCAR Cup Series (Daytona International Speedway road course) –Garrett Smithley will make his season debut this weekend, driving the …

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Entry List: 2021 Super Start Batteries 188

Nascar Xfinity Series

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The first visit to a road course in 2021 for the NASCAR Xfinity Series features an entry list of 44 cars that hope to tackle the Daytona International Speedway road course on Saturday, Feb. 20. With no qualifying currently scheduled for the event, four will miss the race, barring any entry list changes. NASCAR has …

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Andy Lally Driving for Our at Daytona Road Course

2015 Xfinity Elkhart Lake

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Andy Lally will return to Our Motorsports in the NASCAR Xfinity Series in 2021, Our announced Jan. 27. Lally will drive the No. 03 at the Daytona International Speedway road course next month. He joins a growing roster of competitors in the No. 03 for 2021 that currently also includes Tyler Reddick, Patrick Emerling and …

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