Ross Chastain Joins CGR in the NASCAR Cup Series for the 2021 Season

Ross Chastain joins CGR and the No. 42 team for 2021 NASCAR Cup Series Season in an announcement on Monday, September 21st.
BRISTOL, TENNESSEE – SEPTEMBER 18: Ross Chastain, driver of the #10 Dyna-Gro Seed Chevrolet, waits on the grid prior to the NASCAR Xfinity Series Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway on September 18, 2020 in Bristol, Tennessee. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

Ross Chastain joins CGR and the No. 42 team for the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series Season in an announcement on Monday, September 21st.

In an announcement on Monday from Chip Ganassi Racing, the organization reveals that Ross Chastain will pilot their No. 42 entry in the NASCAR Cup Series starting in the 2021 season. Chastain is a CGR development driver since 2018 and is now racing full-time in the Xfinity Series for Kaulig Racing. He is competing in the Xfinity Series Playoffs for the second time after his runner-up finish at Bristol Motor Speedway this past weekend.

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A Late Pass for Chase Briscoe Nets a Coveted NASCAR Xfinity Win at Bristol

A late pass for Chase Briscoe nets a victory in the NASCAR Xfinity Series Food City 300 on Friday night at Bristol Motor Speedway.
BRISTOL, TENNESSEE – SEPTEMBER 18: Chase Briscoe, driver of the No. 98 Ford Performance Racing School Ford, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Xfinity Series Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway on September 18, 2020, in Bristol, Tennessee. Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images

A late pass for Chase Briscoe nets a victory in the NASCAR Xfinity Series Food City 300 on Friday night at Bristol Motor Speedway.

It was a perfect rub-and-run.

A Late Pass for Chase Briscoe

In a race to fill the final position for the NASCAR Xfinity Series Playoff, Chase Briscoe nudged close friend, fellow Ford driver, and regular-season champion Austin Cindric out of the way with six laps left. Then, Briscoe was able to pull away to win Friday night’s Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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Allgaier Sweeps Xfinity Weekend; Cindric Clinches Regular-Season Title

Allgaier sweeps Xfinity weekend in the Virginia is for Racing Lovers 250 on Saturday afternoon at Richmond Raceway in Virginia.
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA – SEPTEMBER 12: Justin Allgaier, driver of the #7 BRANDT Chevrolet, celebrates inn Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Xfinity Series Virginia is for Racing Lovers 250 at Richmond Raceway on September 12, 2020 in Richmond, Virginia. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

Allgaier sweeps Xfinity weekend in the Virginia is for Racing Lovers 250 on Saturday afternoon at Richmond Raceway in Virginia.

The difference in his race was like night and day, but Justin Allgaier proved himself tops again – winning Saturday afternoon’s Virginia is for Racing Lovers 250 at Richmond (Va.) Raceway answering a hard-fought victory Friday night and sweeping the Xfinity Series weekend doubleheader.

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Brandon Jones Steals a Win at Darlington

Brandon Jones steals a win in the NASCAR Xfinity Series Sport Clips Haircuts VFW 200 on Saturday afternoon at Darlington Raceway.
DARLINGTON, SOUTH CAROLINA – SEPTEMBER 05: Brandon Jones, driver of the No. 19 03 Dash Championship Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Xfinity Series Sport Clips Haircuts VFW 200 at Darlington Raceway on September 05, 2020, in Darlington, South Carolina. Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images

Brandon Jones steals a win in the NASCAR Xfinity Series Sport Clips Haircuts VFW 200 on Saturday afternoon at Darlington Raceway.

It was a fitting race finish for a track known as being ‘Too Tough to Tame.’ The two front-running cars tangled with two laps remaining, and Brandon Jones dove low to take the lead and the victory in Saturday’s Sports Clips Haircuts VFW 200 Xfinity Series race at Darlington Raceway.

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Justin Haley Gets Second Win in Wild Daytona Finish

Justin Haley gets second win in the Xfinity Series with a wild finish in the Wawa 250 on Friday night at Daytona International Speedway.
DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA – AUGUST 28: Justin Haley, driver of the No. 11 LeafFilter Gutter Protection Chevrolet celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Xfinity Series Wawa 250 Powered by Coca-Cola at Daytona International Speedway on August 28, 2020, in Daytona Beach, Florida. Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images

Justin Haley gets second win in the Xfinity Series with a wild finish in the Wawa 250 on Friday night at Daytona International Speedway.

Teamwork was the buzz word of the night for the Wawa 250 Powered by Coca-Cola NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Daytona International Speedway. But, ultimately, it came down to team members aggressively deciding the win amongst themselves instead of a team versus team surge for the checkered flag.

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