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It’s going to be a boy! Trevor and Ashton Bayne to welcome second child in June

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The NASCAR family will grow even larger in June.

Latest to be added to the list is the second child for driver Trevor Bayne and wife Ashton.

The couple announced earlier this week that they will welcome a baby boy into the world in June. The news came just a few days after the Bayne’s first child, Elizabeth “Ellie” Kate Bayne, turned one-year old on Dec. 10.

Trevor took to Instagram to make the announcement in a rather unique fashion, using fireworks with blue smoke to indicate that a boy is on the way.

The 2011 Daytona 500 champion apologized to followers that he hasn’t used Instagram for several months, but this news definitely warranted it:

“6 months without a post on here, but I feel like this is worth breaking the streak for. We are having a baby boy! Blessed to have a great wife who let me blow stuff up at the gender reveal!”

Wife Ashton also took to Instagram with an online Christmas card, that will feature one more participant for the 2017 holidays.

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NASCAR America: Is there cause for concern with Jimmie Johnson’s performance thus far?

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It’s no secret that Jimmie Johnson is off to a slow start in 2017.

The defending and seven-time NASCAR Cup champion has a starting average of 21.8 and a finishing average of 18.8 in the first five races of this season.

He has just one top-10 finish (ninth at Phoenix), along with 34th at Daytona, 19th at Atlanta, 11th at Las Vegas and 21st Sunday at Fontana.

And let’s not forget he’s 17th in the NASCAR Cup standings heading to one of his strongest tracks, Martinsville Speedway, this Sunday.

On Monday’s edition of NASCAR America, we discussed this: After such a slow start to the season, is there a cause for concern over Johnson’s performance?

NASCAR America: Mark Martin is definitely a Kyle Larson fan

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On Monday’s edition of NASCAR America, NASCAR Hall of Famer Mark Martin shared his experience of racing in his home state of Arkansas, as well as the excitement he feels watching  Kyle Larson compete in the Cup series.

NASCAR America: Kyle Larson involved in minor fender bender while leaving Fontana

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Kyle Larson‘s spectacular weekend at Auto Club Speedway — winning both Saturday’s Xfinity Series race and Sunday’s Auto Club 400 NASCAR Cup event — left him feeling good.

But shortly upon exiting the facility, Larson and several others were involved in a fender-bender right outside the Speedway. Larson was a passenger, not the driver.

No one was injured, Larson tweeted.

But somehow, isn’t that strange fate?

NASCAR America: Kyle Larson’s Fontana win shows continued maturing as a driver

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Kyle Larson finally broke his streak of three straight runner-up finishes with his win in Sunday’s Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway.

On Monday’s edition of NASCAR America, the crew discussed his win as well as his maturation as a driver.