Saturday, August 08, 2020

News in NASCAR

Tyler Reddick confirms he’s returning to RCR for 2021

OPINION: Christopher Bell expected to the No. 20 and Erik Jones out is no surprise

By Sarah Handy, Staff Writer When it was confirmed on Thursday that Erik Jones would indeed be departing the No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota following the 2020 season, some were surprised. I wasn’t. It’s expected that Christopher Bell will take over the No. 20 Toyota in 2021, and if you think that’s a surprise, […]

Leavine Family Racing sold; team will compete the rest of 2020

By Sarah Handy, Staff Writer After much speculation, Leavine Family Racing owner Bob Leavine has announced the sale of the team, assets, and charter. The NASCAR Cup Series team fields the No. 95 Toyota for rookie driver Christopher Bell. Owner Bob Leavine has stated the team will finish out the remainder of this season. “It’s […]

Pardus returns to DGM Racing for Road America Xfinity race

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Road racing ringer Preston Pardus will return to DGM Racing for the Henry 180 at Road America. Pardus will once again pilot DGM’s No. 36 Chevrolet Camaro SS. He drove the No. 36 as the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course to a top-10 finish. The 23-year-old made his NASCAR Xfinity […]

Brad Keselowski and Team Penske agree to contract extension

By Sarah Handy, Staff Writer One day after winning at New Hampshire, Brad Keselowski and Team Penske have agreed to a contract extension that will keep the 2012 Champion behind the wheel of the No. 2 Ford Mustang in 2021. “I have been racing for Team Penske for the vast majority of my NASCAR career […]

M&D Blacktop on board with Spencer Boyd at Michigan

M&D Blacktop, the oldest and longest lasting seal coating company in Central Ohio, will be the primary sponsor of Spencer Boyd’s No. 20 truck at Michigan International Speedway. “The guys over at M&D are great,” said Spencer Boyd. “They signed on for the dirt race at Eldora because the race was going to be in […]

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OPINION: Christopher Bell expected to the No. 20 and Erik Jones out is no surprise

By Sarah Handy, Staff Writer When it was confirmed on Thursday that Erik Jones would indeed be departing the No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota following the 2020 season, some were surprised. I wasn’t. It’s expected that Christopher Bell will take over the No. 20 Toyota in 2021, and if you think that’s a surprise, […]

OPINION: It’s hard to bet against Harvick at Loudon

By Sarah Handy, Staff Writer As the NASCAR Cup Series heads to New Hampshire Motor Speedway for Sunday’s Foxwoods Resort Casino 301, it’s hard to bet against Kevin Harvick. Okay, it’s hard to bet against Harvick in any aspect in 2020. More so, it’s especially hard with the kind of  season the 2014 Champion is […]