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Christopher Bell slips up, mentions Chase Briscoe as future teammate

[ad_1] Bob Pockrass FOX NASCAR Insider LOUDON, N.H. – D'oh.Throughout the year, many NASCAR Cup Series personnel moves are referred to by industry personnel as "worst-kept secrets," but Christopher Bell took it to a new level Friday afternoon at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.With Bell's Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Martin Truex Jr. retiring after this season, Chase Briscoe has been the driver mentioned as the heavy favorite to replace him. But
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Todd Gilliland 1-on-1: On his racing roots, progress he’s made in 2024

[ad_1] Bob Pockrass FOX NASCAR Insider Todd Gilliland should be smiling — he's sitting 20th in the standings and recently signed a contract extension with Front Row Motorsports.The 24-year-old Gilliland is considered one of NASCAR's top prospects after winning back-to-back ARCA West titles in 2016-17 and finishing second in the ARCA East standings in 2017, but it hasn't been an easy road for him.He won just two truck races and finished
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Might Kyle Busch, others ever return to former Cup Series teams?

[ad_1] Bob Pockrass FOX NASCAR Insider Kyle Busch left the door open to returning to either of his previous teams last week.It seemed that he was just putting out there the "never say never" card, considering who would have ever thought he would be driving for a car owner who once decked him? In the moment, it didn't seem what he said Saturday was a calculated message to Richard Childress Racing
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Team Penske riding hot streak that stretches from IndyCar to NASCAR

[ad_1] If you come for The Captain, you better not miss your shot.Under fire at a level perhaps never seen before in his 87 years, Roger Penske has rebounded with a truly remarkable display of strength and determination. His IndyCar team in April was found to have an illegal advantage in a cheating scandal that threatened lasting damage to the Penske brand.It came at the same time rival team owners
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Former Cup champion Martin Truex Jr. retiring after 2024 season

[ad_1] Bob Pockrass FOX NASCAR Insider Martin Truex Jr. plans to retire from Cup racing after the 2024 season, capping a career that includes the 2017 NASCAR Cup Series championship and currently 34 Cup wins.The Athletic first reported his decision Thursday afternoon and FOX Sports has confirmed with sources who have knowledge of the decision. Truex is expected to announce his decision Friday during his scheduled media availability at Iowa
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As NASCAR returns to Iowa, which other tracks should make a comeback?

[ad_1] Bob Pockrass FOX NASCAR Insider SONOMA, Calif. — Ever since Iowa Speedway opened in 2006, fans from the state have clamored for a Cup Series race.It didn't appear likely, considering NASCAR bought the track in 2013 and did not run any NASCAR national series races there from 2020-2023. But wanting another short track on the schedule, NASCAR decided last year to take a Cup race to the 0.875-mile oval