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NASCAR's Chase Elliott to compete in Nitro RallyCross finale
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NASCAR's Chase Elliott to compete in Nitro RallyCross finale

Chase Elliott, the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series champion, will join Kyle Busch in trying his hand in off-road rallycross racing.

Spire Motorsports to field NASCAR Truck team in 2022
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Spire Motorsports to field NASCAR Truck team in 2022

Spire Motorsports will field a team in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series next season but still hasn’t settled on a driver.

NASCAR confirms practice and qualifying return for 2022 national series
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NASCAR confirms practice and qualifying return for 2022 national series

All three NASCAR national series will return to holding a qualifying session in 2022 and most weekends will also see a return to practice.

NASCAR teams try to 'find that edge' with Next Gen car

Learning a totally new car presents numerous challenges to NASCAR teams as well as drivers and both are finding answers are not necessarily quick to come by.

NASCAR doesn't want Next Gen car to be "easy to drive"

NASCAR wasn’t hiding its pleasure hearing several drivers talking about the difficulty of driving the Next Gen car at the Charlotte Motor Speedway oval test.

NASCAR Next Gen car 'a new challenge' on Charlotte oval

The first day of testing on the Charlotte Motor Speedway oval track with NASCAR’s Next Gen car proved challenging for several drivers but that may not be a bad thing.

Noah Gragson to attempt to make 2022 Daytona 500 field
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Noah Gragson to attempt to make 2022 Daytona 500 field

NASCAR Xfinity Series driver Noah Gragson is going to make his second consecutive attempt at making the Daytona 500.

Roush Fenway completes addition of Keselowski with NASCAR team rebrand

Roush Fenway has completed its addition of driver Brad Keselowski as a partial owner with an official rebranding of the NASCAR organization.

23XI Racing reveals crew chief lineup, new hires for 2022

23XI Racing has announced Bootie Barker and Billy Scott as their fulltime crew chiefs for the 2022 season.

NASCAR champion Larson open to F1 test call-up in Abu Dhabi
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NASCAR champion Larson open to F1 test call-up in Abu Dhabi

NASCAR Cup Series champion Kyle Larson says he would be up for a run in Formula 1's post-season test in Abu Dhabi, having revealed plans to attend this year's final grand prix.

NASCAR Cup driver Erik Jones gets new crew chief at RPM

Richard Petty Motorsports has hired a new crew chief for NASCAR Cup Series driver Erik Jones.

How Larson took the long way round to NASCAR Cup glory Phoenix II Prime
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How Larson took the long way round to NASCAR Cup glory

From villain to hero, Kyle Larson had to reach his lifelong goal the hard way and go through a very public shaming after a ban for using a racial slur, but his talents shone long before his name grabbed the headlines...

Rick Hendrick on Kyle Larson's No. 5: "I love that car"

Kyle Larson’s 2021 NASCAR Cup Series championship is the 14th for team owner Rick Hendrick and each has been special in its own right – but Sunday’s a little bit more so.

NASCAR Cup driver Anthony Alfredo out at Front Row Motorsports
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NASCAR Cup driver Anthony Alfredo out at Front Row Motorsports

Anthony Alfredo will not return to Front Row Motorsports in 2022, opening up a ride in the NASCAR Cup Series.

Speedway Motorsports acquires Dover Motorsports

Dover Motorsports was one of the few independent multi-track operators remaining on the NASCAR schedule, but no longer.

2022 NASCAR Clash race features heat races, 150-lap main event Phoenix II
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2022 NASCAR Clash race features heat races, 150-lap main event

The preseason non-points exhibition Busch Light Clash in February will feature heat races and a 150-lap main event.

Chase Elliott's repeat bid as Cup Series champion falls short Phoenix II
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Chase Elliott's repeat bid as Cup Series champion falls short

Chase Elliott, who capped a tumultuous 2020 NASCAR season with his first series championship, fell short on a chance to repeat on Sunday.

How NASCAR is gearing up for its "biggest change" in 2022

It’s not just Formula 1 that’s set for upheaval in 2022, as the NASCAR Cup series adopts its Next Gen cars that will cast any in-built advantages aside and require teams to adopt a totally new way of operating. Far more than just a change of machinery, the new cars amount to a shift in NASCAR's core philosophy

Why Bubba Wallace’s Talladega win is such a big moment for NASCAR

Bubba Wallace claimed his maiden NASCAR Cup Series at Talladega on Monday to become the first Black victor in the category since Wendell Scott in 1963. Both Wallace and Scott had faced obstacles and racism in their paths to their breakthrough wins, and NASCAR is trying to put it right with its range of diversity programmes

Why NASCAR's most resilient driver has landed on his feet at 23XI Prime

Why NASCAR's most resilient driver has landed on his feet at 23XI

In a career that has had many ups and downs, Kurt Busch has been written off many times before. But facing career uncertainty after the sale of Chip Ganassi's NASCAR team, the 2004 Cup champion has found a new berth at Denny Hamlin and Michael Jordan's 23XI organization - which underlines his enduring value

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