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Jordan Anderson asks fans for help to build new truck after Atlanta crash

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Jordan Anderson needs the help of NASCAR fans.

Last Saturday, Anderson’s No. 12 Chevrolet was involved in a two-truck crash on Lap 102 of the Camping World Truck Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

Anderson’s truck, owned by Rick Ware, was badly damaged after taking a trip through the frontstretch grass and was eliminated from the race.

Now Anderson, 26, is seeking to build another truck to continue with his season. He has relaunched his website sponsorjordan.com in order to raise funds. Anderson used the website during the 2016 season.

On the website, fans can help Anderson out by donating at specific monetary levels and receiving special gifts in exchange.

Similar to the websites Patreon and Kickstarter, the levels range from “Green Flag” ($20) to “Premier” ($5,000).

“Having grown up as a middle-class kid in Columbia, S.C., and wanting to one day become a NASCAR driver, I’ve had to work and fight for every opportunity that has come my way,” Anderson said on the website. “The whole reason I have been able to move from Go-Karts, to Dirt Late Models, to Daytona – has been because of their belief in me and what it is I am trying to do in a sport that I love so much. Your support means the world to this underdog; I’m looking forward to having you join the team.”

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NASCAR America: Parker Kligerman takes to simulator to show Xfinity changes at Indy (video)

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While Saturday will mark the sixth straight year the NASCAR Xfinity Series will race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, there will be significant changes.Β 

Among the changes: the use of restrictor plates, as well as adding aero ducts to aid cars with the draft.

On Tbursday’s edition of NASCAR America, Parker Kligerman took a spin around the hallowed Indianapolis Motor Speedway — on the NBCSN iRacing Simulator, that is — to show how some of those changes will impact the cars and potentially the race.

Check it out in the video above.

Friday’s NASCAR schedule at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

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Friday will be somewhat of an easy, relaxing day at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Cars will only take to the track twice in the afternoon — both being Xfinity Series practice sessions, which will be on the NBC Sports App.

IMS will host the NASCAR Cup Fan Fest from 4:30 – 8 p.m. ET, followed by the NASCAR Cup hauler parade that will see transporters enter the Speedway around 9 p.m. ET.

Here’s the rest of Friday’s schedule (all times Eastern):

FRIDAY, JULY 21

9:30 a.m. – 7 p.m. – Xfinity garage open

1 – 1:55 p.m. – First Xfinity practice (NBC Sports App)

3 – 3:55 p.m. – Final Xfinity practice (NBC Sports App)

NASCAR America: Pit crew members share their hidden talents

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What does a sky diver and Olympic-caliber swimmer have in common?

They make their living on NASCAR’s pit road, that’s what.

Check out two of this week’s pit crew all-star nominees, as seen on Thursday’s edition of NASCAR America.

NASCAR America: Xfinity drivers react to restrictor plates at Indy (video)

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On Thursday’s edition of NASCAR America, several of the stars of the NASCAR Xfinity Series tried to explain in three words what to expect with the use of restrictor plates in this Saturday’s Lilly Diabetes 250 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

See what they said and what they’re thinking about Saturday’s race in the video above.