Christopher Bell to Drive 7 XFINITY Series Race in Richmond

Joe Gibbs Racing announced on Monday that Kyle Busch Motorsports driver Christopher Bell will compete in seven NASCAR XFINITY Series races in 2017. Bell, 22, is scheduled to make his XFINITY Series debut May 27 in the Hisense 4K TV 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway in the No. 18 Toyota. Additional starts in the No. 18 entry are fall races at Kansas, Texas, Phoenix and Homestead-Miami.

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Winless Drivers to Watch This Weekend at Talladega

With NASCAR rewarding a Chase spot for all race winners now, its made the restrictor plate races during the regular season a crap shoot. These are three good chances for drivers who wouldn’t normally have a good chance of winning on a weekly basis, to reach victory lane and put themselves in the playoffs come September. Then, came the stages and playoff points available. It made Daytona back in February carnage. 

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Team Penske Duo the Ones to Watch Again This Weekend at Talladega

Last weekend, Team Penske had about as perfect of a race weekend as they could across all forms of motorsports. In the Verizon IndyCar Series race at the Phoenix International Raceway, they saw all four cars combine to lead all 250 laps of that race, as well as sweeping the top two finishing positions. They placed three of their four cars in the top four on Saturday night too. Then, one day later, Penske’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers combined to lead 135 of the 400 laps at the…

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IndyCar Drivers, 2 Indy Lights Teams to Test at Gateway on Tuesday

INDIANAPOLIS – It’s officially the Month of May, but before we see any cars on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, they first will be making a stop at the Gateway Motorsports Park. On Tuesday, all 21 Verizon IndyCar Series drivers as well as two Indy Lights Series teams will test at Gateway in preparation for the inaugural August 26 Bommarito Automotive Group 500 Presented By Valvoline. The test will run from 12-3 pm locally (1-4 pm ET) and 4:30-7:30 pm locally (5:30-8:30 pm ET). Indy Lights teams will test at 10:45 a.m.…

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