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Erik Jones Earns Season Best Finish with 7th Place Run at Indianapolis

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer INDIANAPOLIS – Erik Jones was able to survive the chaos that was the Verizon 200 at the Brickyard on Sunday.  After a 28th place qualifying effort, Jones, Jerry Baxter, and the No. 43 team had a don’t give up attitude that ultimately resulted in his third top-10 of 2021 and best […]

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From Viral Tweet to NASCAR Internship, Noah C Cornelius’ Whirlwind Journey

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Rarely do posts on social media go viral. Even more rarely do those viral posts send someone onto a journey from ‘NASCAR superfan’ to NASCAR intern. About one year ago, Noah C Cornelius posted a Tweet that sent him on a journey through super-fandom, podcast host, and ultimately an internship […]

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Jones steals Pro Invitational win in the virtual Next Gen at Darlington

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer The past met the present, and future, as Erik Jones snatched the eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series victory at Darlington Raceway. At NASCAR’s oldest superspeedway, Jones drove a virtual No. 43 STP John Andretti Throwback Tribute Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE. Although it is the same paint scheme that the Richard […]

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Erik Jones Keeps it Clean With Tide Earning Second Top-10 Finish of 2021

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer Richard Petty won the last dirt race the NASCAR Cup Series raced on 50 years ago.  On Monday, the No. 43 car came home ninth as Erik Jones tallied his second top-10 finish of 2021. With the help from Tide, Food City, and the U.S. Air Force, Jones pushed through […]

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Erik Jones Earns First Top 10 With Richard Petty Motorsports

By Matt Courson, Staff Writer Erik Jones claimed his first top-10 of 2020 Sunday in the Pennzoil 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, his first with new team owner Richard Petty. The 10th-place result comes after finishes of 39th in the Daytona 500, 14th at the Daytona Road Course, and 27th last week at Homestead. […]

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Bubba Wallace aims to continue Cup Series growth in 2021

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Although the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season has the hallmarks of being a career year for Bubba Wallace, the 23XI Racing driver is keeping his expectations modest. Wallace is entering the fourth full season of Cup Series competition in 2021. During the off-season he moved from Richard Petty Motorsports to […]

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RP Funding sponsoring Erik Jones in the Clash at Daytona

Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) announced today a partnership with RP Funding, Florida’s No Closing Cost refinance lender. RP Funding will serve as the primary partner on the No. 43 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE driven by Erik Jones in the NASCAR Cup Series (NCS) Busch Clash At DAYTONA. The Busch Clash at DAYTONA will open the […]

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Bubba Wallace wins 2020 NMPA Pocono Spirit Award

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Following a tumultuous 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season, Bubba Wallace has been recognized as the winner of the 2020 NMPA Pocono Spirit Award. The National Motorsports Press Association (NMPA) recognized Wallace for his advocacy in making NASCAR more diverse and inclusive. Following the killing of Ahmaud Arbery and George Floyd […]

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Haley finishes third in 2020 Xfinity Championship

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer After nicknaming himself ‘the Darkhorse,’ Justin Haley end the 2020 NASCAR Xfinity Series season third in the championship. As a round of green flag pit stops took place in the final stage of the Desert Diamond Casino West Valley 200 at Phoenix Raceway, Haley was running fourth of the Championship […]

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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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