A comprehensive 2021 NASCAR preview begins at the end of a long off season.
As long as 2020 may have felt, the NASCAR Cup Series offseason has felt even longer. That being said, Daytona is quickly approaching. So, it’s time to take a look at what we could see in 2021. We start with storylines to watch, the drivers who could make headlines, and what may be ahead in 2022 and beyond.
RossChastain joins CGR and the No. 42 team for the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series Seasonin 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.
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.
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.
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.