NXS: Joe Gibbs Racing Tabs Armstrong to Drive No. 18 Toyota in Iowa XFINITY Race

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With Matt Tifft continuing his rehabilitation from recent brain surgery for removal of a low-grade glioma, Joe Gibbs Racing announced Tuesday that Indiana native Dakoda Armstrong will pilot the No. 18 Toyota with support from his sponsor, Winfield, this weekend at Iowa Speedway.

NSCS: Hendrick Official Confirms Gordon May Sub for Earnhardt at Indianapolis

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Don’t sign the welcome back cards and hang the party decorations just yet, but in a shock announcement on Friday morning at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Jeff Gordon was revealed to be part of Hendrick Motorsports’ backup plan for next week’s Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

AUDIO/RECAP: There When it Counts; Sergio Pena Survives for Stunning Biscuitville 125 Victory at VIR

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ALTON, Va. — Audio and recap by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Chris Seelman photo — Saturday afternoon’s Biscuitville 125 at VIRginia International Raceway was the race that no one wanted to win. But after three lead changes inside the final 10 laps, including two in the final three miles, Virginia native Sergio Pena powered through the …

FTCS: Anthony DeBaro to Sub for Brian Macklin In Monday’s Full Throttle Cup Series Event at Bristol

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BRISTOL, Tenn. — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Timmy Hill Motorsports photo — Timmy Hill Motorsports (THM) announced on Friday night that Anthony DeBaro will fill in for regular driver Brian Macklin behind the wheel of the team’s No. 30 entry for Monday night’s =RSR= Full Throttle Cup Series Thunder Valley 225 at Bristol Motor …

WOO: Cody Darrah to Sub for Daryn Pittman in Kasey Kahne Racing No. 9 at Calistoga

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CALISTOGA, Calif. — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — KBro Photography photo — Hello familiarity. Kasey Kahne Racing needed a fill-in for their No. 9 Great Clips mount in this weekend’s World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series events at Calistoga Speedway  after regular driver and 2013 WoO champion Daryn Pittman was sidelined Wednesday night with a …

AUDIO/RECAP: Back on the Throne; Bobby Terrell Returns to Asphalt Assault Victory Lane in Las Vegas

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LAS VEGAS — Audio and recap by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Jacob Seelman/iRacing.com photo — Wednesday night during Round Two of Real Sim Racing’s Asphalt Assault TV Series (AATS), the tour’s most dominant driver returned to Victory Lane — just not necessarily in dominant fashion. Instead, Bobby Terrell stole a win on a late-race restart, firing …

AUDIO/RECAP: Short Track Shocker; Harrison Widelitz Survives Yellow Fever for Full Throttle Cup Win at Martinsville

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MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Recap by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — LSRTV audio — Real Sim Racing photo — A week ago, Harrison Widelitz nearly managed to play the thief after taking two tires and coming up just short of an =RSR= Full Throttle Cup Series (FTCS) victory in Fontana, Calif. This time around, he made the armed …

AUDIO/RECAP: Bluegrass Bandit; Jeff Ward Rides Substitute Role to Outlaw Truck Victory Lane at Michigan

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BROOKLYN, Mich. — Audio, recap and photo by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman for Real Sim Racing — Jeff Ward didn’t even expect to be driving in Wednesday night’s =RSR= Outlaw Truck Series event. However, once he was behind the wheel in lieu of Steel Horse Racing teammate Dan Murray, Ward took no prisoners en route to stealing …

NXS: Erik Jones Ready for Extra Track Time; Headed to Atlanta to Fill in for Kyle Busch

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HAMPTON, Ga. — official team release — Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images North America photo — Erik Jones will compete in the No. 54 Monster Energy Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) Toyota Camry this week at Atlanta (Ga.) Motor Speedway, a facility he has yet to compete on. It will be Jones’ fifth NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) start with the JGR outfit since 2014. …

NSCS: Matt Crafton to Sub for Kyle Busch Sunday in Daytona 500

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Report by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — Jerry Markland/Getty Images North America photo — After a violent crash at the end of Saturday’s NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Daytona sent Kyle Busch to the Halifax Medical Center, doctors determined Busch suffered a compound fracture of his right lower leg, as well as a mid-foot …

NCWTS: Bowyer to Sub for Injured Townley at Pocono

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LONG POND, Pa. — staff report — NASCAR photo — NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Clint Bowyer will fill in for John Wes Townley in the No. 05 Zaxby’s Athenian Motorsports Toyota Tundra in Saturday’s Pocono Mountains 150 Camping World Truck Series race at Pocono Raceway (1 p.m. ET, FOX Sports 1). It will be Bowyer’s first Truck start since finishing second at Atlanta Motor Speedway in 2011. In 12 career …