NASCAR Cup Series News & Notes – Richmond Raceway

Richmond Raceway has been known by several different names and has been reconfigured several times over the years of its existence, but all the while it has been a staple on the NASCAR Cup Series schedule since 1953. This weekend’s race, the TOYOTA OWNERS 400 (April 18 at 3 p.m. ET on FOX, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) is looking to add the historic prestige that Richmond has built over the decades of great on-track competition and with how this season has been shaking out it shouldn’t disappoint.

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NASCAR Cup Series News & Notes – Martinsville Speedway

The NASCAR Cup Series finds itself amid a short track swing on the 2021 season schedule, tasking the teams to find the best setups for the cars on three similar tracks in length (less than a mile) but for three vastly different competitive arenas.

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Statistical Advance: Analyzing the Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500 at Martinsville

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (April 5, 2021) – Below is a look at some of the top statistical performers at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Virginia, going into the Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500 on Sunday, April 10, at 7:30 p.m. ET on FS1, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio (Channel 90).

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Fox Entertainment’s Free Streaming Service Tubi Heads To Nascar With Chip Ganassi Racing

SAN FRANCISCO, March 15, 2021 – The free streaming platform Tubi (www.tubi.tv), a division of FOX Entertainment, today announced its first-ever branded integration in NASCAR, kicking off its partnership with Chip Ganassi Racing (CGR) and the No. 42 team, led by driver Ross Chastain, in Atlanta on March 21.

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Extreme E – GMC HUMMER EV Teams Up for Off-Road Extreme E Racing Series

DETROIT – GMC announced today a new multiyear sponsorship with Chip Ganassi Racing for the team’s first electric racing venture in the inaugural Extreme E season in 2021. CGR’s 550-horsepower electric SUV, which features a unique grille, graphics and bodywork, was inspired by the GMC HUMMER EV, the world’s first all-electric supertruck. “I can’t think of a better fit than showcasing the look of GMC’s HUMMER EV in Extreme E with Chip Ganassi Racing,” said Jim Campbell, General Motors U.S. vice president, Performance and Motorsports. “Both GMC HUMMER EV and the…

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AdventHealth Partners with Jamie McMurray for 2021 Daytona 500

CONCORD, N.C. (Jan. 19, 2021) – AdventHealth, one of the nation’s largest faith-based health systems, is set to compete again in the Great American Race. Former Daytona 500 Champion Jamie McMurray will pilot the No. 77 Chevrolet Camaro entry from Spire Motorsports as AdventHealth, a current team partner with Chip Ganassi Racing, sponsors a car in the NASCAR Cup Series season opener for the second consecutive season.

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Former NASCAR Cup Series Champion Matt Kenseth Set to Join Chip Ganassi Racing

Kenseth Will Assume Driving Duties in the No. 42 for Remainder of 2020 NASCAR Cup Series Season   CONCORD, N.C. (Apr. 27, 2020) – Chip Ganassi Racing announces today that when the NASCAR Cup Series returns to the track for the remainder of the 2020 season, Matt Kenseth will be behind the wheel of the No. 42 Chevrolet Camaro. Kenseth, the former Cup Series Champion and two-time Daytona 500 Champion, most recently competed full-time at NASCAR’s highest level in 2017, where he finished seventh in the points and won the second to…

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Daytona Nibbles: Jamie McMurray Gives a Nod to the Past and Starts a New Chapter

Jamie McMurray, 2010 DAYTONA 500 champion, will take to the high banks during DAYTONA Speedweeks Presented By AdventHealth behind the wheel of the No. 40 Chevrolet of Spire Motorsports in partnership with Chip Ganassi Racing.

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Daytona Nibbles: Silly Season

Another year means new teams and new sponsors for some veterans of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. 2017 MENCS champion Martin Truex Jr. joins Joe Gibbs Racing in the No. 19, with Daniel Suarez moving over to Stewart-Haas Racing’s No. 41. Suarez replaces 2017 DAYTONA 500 champion Kurt Busch, who will drive the No. 1 for Chip Ganassi Racing. Lastly, 2008 DAYTONA 500 champion Ryan Newman returns to a Ford in the Roush Fenway Racing-owned No. 6. (Daytona Speedway PR)

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