Championship 4 News and Notes – Martin Truex Jr. (No. 19 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota)

All the sweat, the tears, the heart-warming pains and the back breaking gains have all culminated to this one last shot for the Championship 4 contenders to vie for the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series Championship this Sunday at 3 p.m. ET (NBC, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) at Phoenix Raceway. Wrapping up our coverage of the four drivers in the Championship 4, here’s Martin Truex Jr. (No. 19 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota)…

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Championship 4 News and Notes – Denny Hamlin (No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota)

All the sweat, the tears, the heart-warming pains and the back breaking gains have all culminated to this one last shot for the Championship 4 contenders to vie for the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series Championship this Sunday at 3 p.m. ET (NBC, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) at Phoenix Raceway. Here’s an in-depth look at the four contenders, continuing with Denny Hamlin (No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota)…

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Sammy Smith wins East Series championship while teammate Ty Gibbs takes checkered at Bristol

BRISTOL, Tenn. — Joe Gibbs Racing drivers Ty Gibbs and Sammy Smith could not have executed the plan more perfectly. With both the No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota and the No. 81 Engine Ice Toyota parked on the Bristol Motor Speedway frontstretch, facing each other with their bumpers touching, each driver roared his engine and punished his General Tires for an epic double burnout.

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Truex Jr. Wins As Joe Gibbs Racing Finishes 1-2-3

Martin Truex, Jr. started the race with a penalty on the first lap. Denny Hamlin controlled the start and may have spun his wheels but it didn’t matter. NASCAR rule states that you may not beat the polesitter to the start finish line and MTJ certainly did that, tire spinning or not. Hamlin is pretty sly on restarts and even if he didn’t spin his tires, he will definitely play the restart to bait his opponent into a mistake.

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ARCA: Ty Gibbs leads every lap at Milwaukee Mile for ninth win of 2021 season

WEST ALLIS, Wis. — The last time the ARCA Menards Series was on track, a week ago on the Springfield dirt at the Illinois State Fairgrounds, Ty Gibbs failed to lead a lap for the first time all season. The 18-year-old driver of the No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota did the opposite Sunday in the Sprecher 150 at the Milwaukee Mile.

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Martin Truex, Jr. Grabs His Third Victory With Darlington Win

Martin Truex, Jr. went out and showed everyone how it’s done. He won the first two Stages, led 248 of 293 laps and then went to victory lane for his series-leading third win — something no other Stage winner has done. That’s what we call a spanking.

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Can Winless Darlington Stalwarts Triumph This Week At The Lady In Black?

In a week of contrasts that featured the unveiling of NASCAR’s sleek Next Gen Cup Series cars, Darlington Raceway hosts its immensely popular Throwback Weekend, where race teams pay homage to the past. But while race fans will see a panoply of paint schemes dedicated to bygone heroes of the sport, drivers will be looking ahead toward the finish line—particularly those accustomed to winning who haven’t done so yet this year.

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NASCAR Cup Series News & Notes – Darlington Raceway

The Next Gen car is a collaboration of the brightest engineering minds in racing, with contributions coming from all sides of the NASCAR and automotive industries. The design of the Next Gen car gives the drivers greater control while putting an emphasis back on race strategies, team personnel and vehicle setups. While wind tunnels and computer simulations play an important role in racing, we want the competition to remain focused on the racetrack.

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NASCAR Xfinity Series News & Notes – Darlington Raceway

After another off week for the NASCAR Xfinity Series last weekend, the series is back in action this weekend for the Steakhouse Elite 200 at Darlington Raceway (1 p.m. ET on FS1, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) on Saturday, May 8.

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Ty Gibbs Dominates at Kansas for Second ARCA Win of Season

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Ty Gibbs entered Saturday’s Dutch Boy 150 at Kansas Speedway hoping to prove his 27th-place finish at Talladega Superspeedway the week prior was an anomaly as it relates to his speed in 2021. He could not have done more to prove just that.

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