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Hendrick Motorsports, Larson rent new spotter
A number of reviews point out that Hendrick Motorsports have employed Tyler Monn to identify for Kyle Larson and the No. 5 within the NASCAR Cup Sequence. Monn noticed for Rick Ware Racing final season, primarily for JJ Yeley within the No. 27.
This comes after Hendrick fired spotter Chris Monez shortly after his hiring attributable to suspicious Twitter exercise. Monez was caught liking tweets associated to QAnon, a disproven far-right conspiracy idea having to do with Devil-worshipping pedophiles plotting towards United States President Donald Trump.
Along with Larson, Monn will spot for AM Racing within the Tenting World Truck Sequence and SS GreenLight Racing within the Xfinity Sequence in 2021.
IndyCar star Santino Ferrucci switching to NASCAR
22-year-old Santino Ferrucci will probably be leaving IndyCar to affix the NASCAR Xfinity Sequence on a part-time foundation in 2021. Ferrucci raced two full-time seasons in IndyCar, tallying 4 top-10 finishes in 2020.
The driving force will enter in round 20 races with Sam Hunt Racing within the No. 26 Toyota. Andrew Abbott will function the Crew Chief for the workforce. Ferrucci will race primarily intermediate tracks, with just a few quick tracks and a superspeedway race blended into his schedule. Regardless of the elevated variety of highway programs on the NASCAR schedule, Ferrucci will solely race on ovals. He’s already a great highway course racer and needs to study ovals to assist land a full-time trip.
Ferrucci mentioned he’s open to operating the Indianapolis 500 if it’s with a great trip.
Driver reprimanded over offensive iRacing remark
NASCAR Tenting World Truck Sequence driver Hailie Deegan was reprimanded after saying an insensitive remark in a streamed iRacing occasion.
Deegan apologized over Twitter and is required to finish sensitivity coaching earlier than the 2021 season to stay eligible. She is going to race full-time in 2021 for DGR-Crosley within the Truck Sequence.