NASCAR Cup Series News & Notes – Atlanta Motor Speedway

Originally called Atlanta International Raceway, the track was then a 1.5-mile paved speedway, located in Hampton Georgia. The first NASCAR Cup Series race at Atlanta was on July 31, 1960 and won by Fireball Roberts from the pole position. Over the years the track underwent several changes. It was re-measured to 1.522 miles in the spring of 1970. It was renamed Atlanta Motor Speedway in 1990. And then the track layout was reversed, and the track was re-configured to 1.54 miles between the two races in 1997.

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NASCAR Xfinity Series News & Notes – Phoenix Raceway

AJ Allmendinger took the lead on the final restart of Saturday’s race in Sin City with 12 laps remaining and earned his fourth Xfinity Series win in the last 16 races. This was his first race at the track in three years and the No. 16 Kaulig Chevrolet was able to hold off a hard-charging Daniel Hemric, who led 74 of the 200 laps.

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NASCAR Xfinity Series News & Notes – Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Richard Childress Racing’s Myatt Snider got his first career victory in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, while JR Motorsport’s Noah Gragson was left with another heartbreak at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Snider held off a hard-charging Tyler Reddick to win Saturday’s race during the second NASCAR overtime to become the second first-time winner of the 2021 season joining Ty Gibbs (Daytona RC).

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Daniel Hemric ­– No. 18 Poppy Bank Toyota Supra Preview – Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner. 300 at Daytona International Speedway

Daniel Hemric owns one top-10 finish in five career NASCAR Xfinity Series starts at Daytona International Speedway. Last summer, he started seventh and finished 24th at the World Center of Racing after being collected in a multi-car accident. Hemric is a former pole winner at Daytona and has started inside the top five in four of his five Xfinity Series starts at the track. Hemric also posted a top-10 finish in NASCAR Camping World Truck Series competition at Daytona back in 2016.

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Harrison Burton / No. 20 DEX Imaging Toyota Supra Preview- Daytona International Speedway

Harrison Burton returns to Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) for his second full season in the NASCAR Xfinity Series in 2021 behind the wheel of the DEX Imaging Toyota Supra. Coming off an impressive rookie season which saw Burton capture Sunoco Rookie of the Year honors and finish eighth in the championship driver standings, Burton will look to capture JGR’s third Xfinity Series Driver’s Championship under the leadership of veteran crew chief Jason Ratcliff this season.

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Daytona 500 – Christopher Bell – No. 20 DEWALT Toyota Camry Preview

Daytona 500: Christopher Bell will make his second Daytona 500 start this Sunday, February 14th. Bell qualified 19th in 2020 for his first career Daytona 500 start. Bell teamed up with his fellow Toyota teammates throughout the race and under caution on lap 185 he was sitting second. Unfortunately, when racing resumed, he found himself without drafting help and got shuffled back in the field. While working his way back forward he sustained damage when a car spun in front of him, resulting in a 21st-place finish for Bell.

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Joe Gibbs Racing Announces Agreement With Offerpad

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (February 8, 2021) – Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) announces an agreement with Offerpad to serve as the primary sponsor for two races on the No. 11 Toyota Camry with driver Denny Hamlin in the NASCAR Cup Series and four races on the No. 20 Toyota Supra with driver Harrison Burton in the NASCAR Xfinity Series.

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Daytona 500: Martin Truex Jr. / No. 19 Bass Pro Shops Toyota Camry

Martin Truex Jr. owns three top-five finishes and five top-10s in 31 career NASCAR Cup Series starts at Daytona International Speedway. In the series’ most recent race on the 2.5-mile superspeedway, Truex led 14 laps and ended up fourth. Truex is also a former DAYTONA 500 pole winner after recording the fastest lap in qualifying back in 2009.

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PRISTINEAUCTION.COM JOINS JOE GIBBS RACING SPONSOR LINEUP

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (February 4, 2021) – Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) announces today PristineAuction.com will join their sponsorship lineup for 2021. PristineAuction.com will be an associate sponsor in the NASCAR Cup Series (NCS) with Christopher Bell on the No. 20 and will be featured as a primary sponsor for two races with Ty Gibbs at Phoenix Raceway in March for the ARCA Menards Series event and the NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) race.  

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Reser’s Fine Foods Joins No. 19 Sponsor Lineup

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Jan. 14, 2021) – Joe Gibbs Racing announced today that Reser’s Fine Foods will be the primary sponsor of Martin Truex Jr.’s Toyota Camry for four races and an associate partner on the No. 19 for the balance of the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season. Truex’s Camry will carry the Reser’s colors for races at Dover International Speedway (May 16), Pocono Raceway (June 27), New Hampshire Motor Speedway (July 18) and Watkins Glen International (August 8).

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