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Arrow McLaren SP unveils new liveries for Nos. 5 & 7 at Nashville – “Arrow McLaren SP and Vuse are unveiling the design that won the Vuse Design Challenge and will be featured on both the No. 5 Arrow McLaren SP Chevrolet and the No. 7 Vuse Arrow McLaren SP Chevrolet at the upcoming inaugural Big Machine Music City Grand Prix in Nashville, Tennessee. Longtime fan of Arrow McLaren SP, Jack LaPilusa of Astoria, New York, submitted the winning entry to the Vuse Design Challenge, drawing his design inspiration from World War I dazzle camouflage for his unique livery.” Full release at the link. – Arrow McLaren SP – (7/29/2021)

The Dale Jr. Download – Josef Newgarden – Team Penske’s Josef Newgarden is this week’s guest on The Dale Jr. Download and it’s a fantastic and revealing interview. A must listen for sure. – Dirty Mo Media – (7/29/2021)

Herta leads Gateway test – Motorsport.com’s David Malsher-Lopez reports Andretti Autosport’s Colton Herta was fastest in an 11 car private NTT INDYCAR SERIES test at World Wide Technology Raceway on Tuesday. Romain Grosjean made his oval testing debut in advance of racing in at the circuit next month. Full story at the link. – Motorsport.com – (7/28/2021)

Trackside podcast 7/27/21 – 107.5 The Fan’s Trackside with Curt Cavin and Kevin Lee radio show from 7/27/2021 is a great listen as always. – 107.5 The Fan – (7/28/2021)

RLL tests Askew and Lundgaard at Barber – RACER’s Chris Medland reports Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing tested both Oliver Askew and Danish driver Christian Lundgaard at Barber Motorsports Park on Monday. Full story at the link. – RACER – (7/27/2021)

Karam to make NASCAR debut in August Xfinity IMS race – “Jordan Anderson Racing (JAR) has announced that 26-year-old Sage Karam will make his NASCAR Xfinity Series debut driving the No.31 Chevrolet Camaro SS in the Pennzoil 150 at the Brickyard on August 14.” Full release at the link. – Jordan Anderson Racing – (7/26/2021)

MSR announces Helio full-time in No. 06 and new driver for No. 60 for ’22 – “Meyer Shank Racing (MSR) announced that Helio Castroneves will return for a full NTT INDYCAR series season in 2022 and will attempt to be the first five-time Indianapolis 500 winner in the sport’s history as he is set to pilot the No. 06 AutoNation/ SiriusXM Honda…MSR also announced that the No. 60 AutoNation/ SiriusXM Honda, which has been driven by Jack Harvey for the past few seasons, has been renewed for 2 years, with a new pilot. The team is excited to continue its relationship with long-time sponsors AutoNation and SiriusXM, and welcome a dynamic new driver, who will be announced soon.” Full release at the link. – Meyer Shank Racing – (7/22/2021)

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