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Colby Howard Joins McAnally-Hilgemann for 2022

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McAnally-Hilgemann Racing has grand plans for the 2022 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season. The team intends to expand from one entry to two and tabbed Colby Howard to pilot one of its entries next year, it announced Sept. 9. Sponsorship, crew chief, and the truck number were not disclosed in the announcement. “We’re pleased …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Consistency Is Key for Justin Haley in 2020

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On paper, Justin Haley has the best numbers for Kaulig Racing since the team formed in 2016. Granted, he’s competed in more races for Kaulig than all but one driver (Blake Koch), but the Indiana native is hoping that consistency pays dividends over the final three months of the 2020 NASCAR Xfinity Series season. In …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Getting to Know Rookie Colby Howard

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Prior to the 2020 season, the name Colby Howard was foreign to the casual fan of the NASCAR Xfinity Series. The South Carolina native is trying to change that, running a partial schedule with JD Motorsports this year. Howard, 18, has grown up around racing. His grandfather, Buddy, was a multiple-time track champion at Greenville …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: 2020 Quaker State 400 at Kentucky

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The Headline(s): A relatively tame race ended in a chaotic final two laps, a four-wide battle for the lead and a Cup Series triumph for rookie Cole Custer, as NASCAR concluded its four-race stretch (five, including the ARCA Menards Series) over four days in the Bluegrass State. One of the wildest late-lap battles for the …

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The Underdog House: Teammates Tangle at ‘Hot’lanta

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Atlanta Motor Speedway proved to be a tough (and hot) track for the NASCAR Cup Series underdogs, as only one was able to finish inside the top 20. Christopher Bell, driving the No. 95 Toyota for Leavine Family Racing, ended up 18th. Bell had a run-in with Erik Jones just before the end of stage two while racing four-wide. Jones’s tire went flat and he had to pit, which put him a lap down. The No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing pilot was understandably upset after the contact.

Xfinity Breakdown: AJ Allmendinger Takes First Oval Track Win, Noah Gragson Cashes In

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It took from the blooming of his NASCAR career in 2006 to June 2013 for AJ Allmendinger to pick up his first NASCAR win, winning on the road course of Road America in Wisconsin. But it would take from then until Saturday afternoon (June 6) at Atlanta Motor Speedway, for him to finally triumph on …

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JD Motorsports, Colby Howard Adding New Sponsors for 2020

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NASCAR Xfinity Series rookie Colby Howard will have new sponsorship colors on his No. 15 Chevrolet next week. Howard, who competes part time for JD Motorsports with Gary Keller, will carry new support from SANY and Ironpeddlers in an undetermined number of events this season once the series resumes from its COVID-19 hiatus, the team …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Furloughs Highlight Impact of COVID-19 Hiatus for JD Motorsports

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Johnny Davis, owner of JD Motorsports, has seen it all in his NASCAR career, dating back to the early 1980s, working with driver-owner James Harvey Hylton. That was until the 2020 coronavirus pandemic, which is something his team – and the sport – has never seen before. It’s been just over a month since NASCAR …

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NASCAR 101: Xfinity Debuts Off to Strongest Start in 6 Years

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The NASCAR Cup Series has a variety of rookies and newcomers counted as part of its ranks in 2020, but it’s not the only national series experiencing an influx of new blood. In the first three races of the Xfinity Series season alone, each event has featured at least one driver making his debut. And …

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Colby Howard Joining JD Motorsports for 20 Races in 2020

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Colby Howard has signed on to compete in 20 Xfinity Series races for JD Motorsports in 2020 in one of the team’s four cars. Howard made two Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series starts in 2019, with a best finish of 21st at Phoenix Raceway for Young’s Motorsports. His first race of the 2020 season …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Meet the Youngsters Racing at ISM Raceway

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The 2019 Lucas Oil 150 will make NASCAR history. Ten drivers born in the year 2000 or later will attempt to compete in the penultimate NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series race of the season at ISM Raceway in Phoenix. Should all 10 drivers make the field, they will break the record for most drivers born …

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