Pilot Flying J and Michael Annett renew with JR Motorsports for 2021

JR Motorsports announced today the return of driver Michael Annett and partner Pilot Flying J on board the team’s No. 1 Chevrolet for the 2021 season. Pilot Flying J, the largest operator of travel centers in North America, and the 34-year-old Annett have competed together in NASCAR for the past 13 seasons and with JR […]

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Rudy Fugle named crew chief for William Byron in 2021

Hendrick Motorsports has named Rudy Fugle as the crew chief for William Byron and the No. 24 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE team for the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season. He will join the organization in mid-November. The 36-year-old Fugle is one of the most successful crew chiefs at the NASCAR national series level. He has […]

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Erik Jones joins Richard Petty Motorsports in 2021 with multi-year deal

By Sarah Handy, Staff Writer It’s official. Erik Jones will drive the iconic No. 43 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE in the NASCAR Cup Series for Richard Petty Motorsports beginning in 2021. The deal announced on Wednesday morning will see 24-year old Jones with the team on a multi-year deal. “Erik is an exceptionally talented driver, […]

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Brandon Brown to honor Tyler Parker at Charlotte Roval

By Sarah Handy, Staff Writer NASCAR Xfinity Series driver Brandon Brown will honor the late Tyler Parker this Saturday at the Charlotte Motor Speedway Roval. Last March, Tyler a Charlotte native who was nonverbal special needs passed away unexpectedly at the age of 27. He was also the nephew of Brandon Brown’s PR, Gordon Combs. […]

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Daniel Suarez to drive for Trackhouse Racing in 2021

By Sarah Handy, Staff Writer Daniel Suarez will have a new seat to pilot in 2021. It was announced on Wednesday that Suarez will race for Trackhouse Racing beginning next season. The team will make their NASCAR Cup Series debut at the 2021 Daytona 500. Suarez the 2016 NASCAR Xfinity Series Champion will pilot the […]

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Ross Chastain to drive No. 42 for Chip Ganassi Racing in 2021

Chip Ganassi Racing (CGR) announced today that Ross Chastain will pilot the organization’s No. 42 entry in the NASCAR Cup Series (NCS) beginning in the 2021 season. Chastain, a CGR development driver since 2018, is currently competing full-time in the NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS), where he qualified for the playoffs for a second time following […]

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Kyle Weatherman to debut new helmet donated by Rich Mar Florist at Bristol

By Sarah Handy, Staff Writer NASCAR Xfinity Series driver Kyle Weatherman will sport a new helmet on Friday evening at Bristol Motor Speedway. The new helmet designed by North Carolina’s own Off Axis and generously donated by Rich Mar Florist will see Weatherman driving in style. Back in August, Weatherman coming off a 17th place […]

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‘The Bull’ Brennan Poole throwing back at Darlington to ‘The Rooster’

By Sarah Handy, Staff Writer NASCAR Cup Series driver Brennan Poole will head into throwback weekend at Darlington Raceway with a scheme paying homage to two racing legends. It was in the 1980s that Bud Moore signed a young Ricky Rudd. Rudd known for his hard charging, tough mentality and scrappiness was nicknamed ‘The Rooster’. […]

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