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Entry List: 2019 Toyota Owners 400

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The entry list for the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond Raceway has been released. 37 cars are competing for 40 spots on the grid for Saturday’s race (April 13).  That means all cars will make the field and compete under the lights in the 400-lap event. There’s just one …

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Entry List: 2019 Food City 500

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This weekend, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to Bristol Motor Speedway (April 7) for the Food City 500, the eighth event of the 2019 season.  38 cars make up this weekend’s entry lists for 40 spots on the grid, meaning nobody will go home after qualifying. There are only a few minor changes …

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Did You Notice?: NASCAR Pit Road Penalties Making An Impact Early In 2019

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Did You Notice? … How NASCAR officials have made a big impact thus far in 2019 with calling pit road violations? You could argue in the past two races speeding penalties have cost the two fastest cars in those events, Kyle Larson and Kyle Busch, a trip to Victory Lane. A simple touch of the ground …

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Quin Houff to Make Cup Debut for Spire at ISM

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Spire Motorsports has found one of its drivers for 2019. Quin Houff will make his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series debut for the team’s No. 77 at ISM Raceway, Spire announced Tuesday, Jan. 22. Houff is the first driver to be announced for multiple races for the newly formed organization; previously, it was revealed that …

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XFINITY Breakdown: John Hunter Nemechek Captures 1st Win in Wild Race at Kansas, Heartbreak for Daniel Hemric

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Expectations were high for John Hunter Nemechek when he was announced as the driver of the No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet for the majority of the 2018 season. The youngster lived up to those expectations in Saturday’s Kansas Lottery 300 at Kansas Speedway, winning his first career XFINITY Series race. Nemechek began the race …

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Entry List: Kansas Lottery 300

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After a week off, the NASCAR XFINITY Series returns to action Saturday for the Kansas Lottery 300 at Kansas Speedway. This event will open the second round of the XFINITY Series playoffs. 42 teams are entered this week, which means two drivers will go home, barring any late entry list changes. There’s a bit of …

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Quin Houff Excited About ARCA Ride, Wants to Return to XFINITY Series

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Heading into the seventh race of the 2017 NASCAR XFINITY Series season at Bristol Motor Speedway, Quin Houff was likely a name only local short track fans or ARCA Racing Series followers would know. But at the World’s Fastest Half-Mile, Houff started 21st and at one point ran inside the top 10. The No. 46 …

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XFINITY Breakdown: Joe Gibbs Racing Teammates Collide Late, Christopher Bell Wins at Kansas

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For the first 195 laps in Saturday’s Kansas Lottery 300 at Kansas Speedway, Erik Jones was on rails, leading 186 circuits. Coming to four laps to go, his Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Christopher Bell made a dive bomb to pick up his first career victory. Over the final 10 laps, Bell closed on Jones from …

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NASCAR XFINITY Series Entry List: Alsco 300

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This weekend, the NASCAR XFINITY Series heads to Kentucky Speedway for the Alsco 300. There are 44 cars on the preliminary entry list, meaning four teams will be sent home after qualifying concludes on Friday. Some notable changes for this weekend come with the series’ smaller programs. BJ McLeod is back in his self-owned No. 8 …

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XFINITY Breakdown: Erik Jones Comes From the Back Late to Win

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On Lap 230, Erik Jones thought he saw his chances of repeating the Spring race at Bristol Motor Speedway go away. The No. 20 car was caught speeding on pit road and had to  re-start from the back with a dominating Kyle Larson out front. Over the last 70 circuits, there were five caution flags, enabling …

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