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RWR Weekly Preview Sept. 24-26

NASCAR Cup Series

Event Name: South Point 400

Track: Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

Track Length: 1.5 miles

Format: 267 laps/400.5 miles

Stages: 80, 160, 267

Date: Sunday, Sept. 26

Time: 7 p.m. ET

Tune In: NBCSN, PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio

Team Notes:

● Rick Ware Racing’s No. 15 entry will have 28-year-old Joey Gase behind the wheel with

sponsorship from Donate Life Nevada. It will mark Gase’s 11th NASCAR Cup Series

start of the 2021 season and seventh in the No. 15. Gase has six starts at the Nevada


● Cody Ware will pilot the Nurtec ODT (rimegepant) No. 51 for his 26th NCS start of the

season and his third start at Las Vegas.

● Driving the Keep It Secure No. 52, Josh Bilicki will make his 65th NCS start and 30th of

the 2021 season. Bilicki has two previous NCS starts at the 1.5-mile track.

● RWR teammate Garrett Smithley is also set to make his 65th career start in the NCS on

Sunday. When Smithley takes the green flag in the Red Line Synthetic Oil machine in

Sunday’s 267-lap South Point 400, it will be his fourth Vegas start.

NASCAR Xfinity Series

Event Name: Alsco Uniforms 302

Track: Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

Track Length: 1.5 miles

Format: 201 laps/302 miles

Stages: 45, 90, 302

Date: Saturday, Sept. 25

Time: 7:30 p.m. ET


● Carson Ware will compete in Saturday’s 302-mile NASCAR Xfinity Series race in the

No. 52 entry for his sixth start of the season in the series and ninth

career start.

NTT IndyCar Series

Event Name: Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach

Track: Streets of Long Beach

Location: Long Beach, California

Track Length: 1.968 miles, 11 turns

Format: 85 laps/167.28 miles

Date: Sunday, Sept. 26

Time: 3:30 p.m. ET

Tune In: NBCSN

● The final race of the 2021 NTT IndyCar Series season is scheduled for this weekend on

the streets of Long Beach. Romain Grosjean will drive the No. 51 Dale Coyne Racing

with Rick Ware Racing Nurtec ODT (rimegepant) Honda for the final time, marking his

13th career start in the series and the conclusion of his first foray in the series. Grosjean

has three podium results on the year thus far.

NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series

Event Name: NHRA Midwest Nationals

Track: World Wide Technology Raceway

Location: Madison, Illinois

Track Length: 1/4 mile

Date: Friday, Sept. 24 - Sunday, Sept. 26

Tune In: Qualifying Show 1 – Friday, Sept. 24, 2021 – 7 p.m. ET – FS1

Qualifying Show 2 – Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021 – 1 p.m. ET – FS1

Finals – Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021 – 2 p.m. ET – FS1

● The NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series takes on the World Wide Technology

Raceway 1/4-mile drag strip this weekend with Clay Millican powering the Parts

Plus/Nurtec ODT (rimegepant) Top Fuel dragster. Millican currently holds the ninth spot

in the standings.

NASCAR Pinty’s Series

Event Names: Canadian Tire 125/QwickWick 125/Pinty's Fall Brawl

Track: Delaware Speedway

Location: Delaware, On, Canada

Track Length: 0.5 miles

Date: Friday, Sept. 24/Sunday, Sept. 26

Time: Race 1– 9 p.m. ET/Race 2: 3:55 p.m. ET/Race 3: 5:20 p.m. ET

Tune In: TSN, NBC TrackPass

● Fresh off a win at Flamboro Speedway, Rick Ware Racing driver Andrew Ranger will be

looking to score his second victory of the year in the Nurtec ODT (rimegepant) No. 51 at

Delaware Speedway in the NASCAR Pinty’s Series. Ranger has a best finish of fourth

(2012) in three starts at the short track. This year, Ranger has collected four top-five

finishes, including his victory at Flamboro and two runner-up results.

● Alex Guenette has one start at Delaware which came back in 2013. Three more starts will

be added this weekend as Guenette and his Motos Illimitees/ team take on the

half-mile oval. Guenette has amassed one top-five and five top-10 finishes in seven starts

this season.

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