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NASCAR Penalizing Mike Harmon Racing for Testing ‘The Rock’ is No Laughing Matter

By Jerry Jordan, Editor Unless he is successful with an appeal Mike Harmon Racing will begin the 2022 NASCAR Xfinity Series season with a 75-point deficit in owner and championship points and the team’s crew chief, Ryan Bell, will be $50,000 lighter in his checking account and be forced to sit out six races. But […]

ARCA Menards Series East and West Schedules for 2022 Announced

By ARCA Menards Series TOLEDO, Ohio — The 2022 schedules for the ARCA Menards Series East and the ARCA Menards Series West have been finalized with seven races slated for the East Series and 11 set for the West Series. The 2022 ARCA Menards Series East season begins with the series’ ninth visit to Florida’s New […]

Teams Practice Pit Stops of the Future at Next Gen Test

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer At the end of day two of an organizational test for the NASCAR Next Gen Cup Series car at Charlotte Motor Speedway, several teams practiced live pit stops with varying degrees of success. Among the teams that took part in the pit stop practice were GMS Racing, Hendrick Motorsports, Richard […]

Dramatic Practice and Qualifying On-tap Division-wide for 2022 NASCAR Season

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – NASCAR today announced the return of practice and qualifying to its race weekends in 2022, with a dramatic knockout-style qualifying format setting the starting lineup for each NASCAR Cup Series race. The announcement comes after nearly two seasons with race weekends largely held without practice or qualifying – a procedure born […]

Ryan Blaney, Aric Almirola Help Ford Sweep Testing at Charlotte for Next-Gen Car

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer Even though the season finished just 12 days ago, preparations begin for the 2022 season and the much anticipated Next-Gen car. NASCAR held a test at the Charlotte Motor Speedway featuring 22 drivers. Ryan Blaney and Aric Almirola led the way in their respective test sessions helping the blue oval […]

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Ryan Roulette Set for ARCA Menards Series West Debut at Phoenix Raceway

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer Ryan Roulette confirmed to Kickin’ the Tires that he will be making his ARCA Menards Series West debut next month at Phoenix Raceway. Roulette will make his debut driving the No. 77 Bellator Recruiting Academy Toyota Camry with P-1 Motorsports. “I have been racing for 15 years now all across the […]

“The reality kind of set in that it was going to be extremely tough.” – After Departing from ARCA Menards Series, Michael Self talks Current State of Being

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer 2021 was the first ARCA Menards Series season without Michael Self since 2015.  Despite leaving the ARCA Menards Series, Self still holds a steering wheel. Self runs in the TransAm Series and serves as the general manager of Silver Hare Racing. With the TransAm Series racing in downtown Nashville, Kickin’ the […]

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