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Nick DeGroot

Nick DeGroot is a longtime news manager at Motorsport.com, working as the company's US-based news editor for the past ten years. Nick combined his passion for race cars with an insatiable love of writing and set out into a career in motorsports journalism as a very young age. At the age of 14, he was freelancing with a number of outlets, utilizing his extensive knowledge and eclectic taste in racing to give a unique take on top story lines throughout the industry. By the time Nick graduated high school with a New York State Regents Diploma, he was a senior editor at a small website and reporting from the track. Over the past decade at Motorsport.com, Nick has been in charge of editing, posting, writing, and positioning content on the website, as well as promotion across social media. He has served as our at-track reporter at countless events over the years including the Indianapolis 500, Daytona 500, Rolex 24 and Sebring 12 Hours. He is currently based in New York.

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2024 Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis schedule, entry list, and how to watch

2024 Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis schedule, entry list, and how to watch

NASCAR Cup
NASCAR Cup
Indianapolis
2024 Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis schedule, entry list, and how to watch
Daniel Suarez to run NASCAR Brazil race at Interlagos

Daniel Suarez to run NASCAR Brazil race at Interlagos

NASCAR Cup
NASCAR Cup
Daniel Suarez to run NASCAR Brazil race at Interlagos
NASCAR confirms multiple tire compounds for Richmond Cup race

NASCAR confirms multiple tire compounds for Richmond Cup race

NASCAR Cup
NASCAR Cup
Richmond II
NASCAR confirms multiple tire compounds for Richmond Cup race
Bowman: "Hard to be satisfied" after missing out on back-to-back wins

Bowman: "Hard to be satisfied" after missing out on back-to-back wins

NASCAR Cup
NASCAR Cup
Pocono
Bowman: "Hard to be satisfied" after missing out on back-to-back wins
2024 NASCAR at Pocono schedule, entry list, and how to watch

2024 NASCAR at Pocono schedule, entry list, and how to watch

NASCAR Cup
NASCAR Cup
Pocono
2024 NASCAR at Pocono schedule, entry list, and how to watch
Conor Daly to run three NASCAR Truck races this year

Conor Daly to run three NASCAR Truck races this year

NASCAR Truck
NASCAR Truck
Conor Daly to run three NASCAR Truck races this year
Josh Berry to run Pocono Xfinity race with AM Racing

Josh Berry to run Pocono Xfinity race with AM Racing

NASCAR XFINITY
NASCAR XFINITY
Josh Berry to run Pocono Xfinity race with AM Racing
Joey Hand: "I am all grins" after battling for Chicago Cup win

Joey Hand: "I am all grins" after battling for Chicago Cup win

NASCAR Cup
NASCAR Cup
Chicago
Joey Hand: "I am all grins" after battling for Chicago Cup win
Van Gisbergen "just got smashed," will finish last after Chicago crash

Van Gisbergen "just got smashed," will finish last after Chicago crash

NASCAR Cup
NASCAR Cup
Chicago
Van Gisbergen "just got smashed," will finish last after Chicago crash
NASCAR's EV prototype: How it differs from the Next Gen Cup car

NASCAR's EV prototype: How it differs from the Next Gen Cup car

NASCAR Cup
NASCAR Cup
Chicago
NASCAR's EV prototype: How it differs from the Next Gen Cup car
2024 NASCAR at Chicago schedule, entry list, and how to watch

2024 NASCAR at Chicago schedule, entry list, and how to watch

NASCAR Cup
NASCAR Cup
Chicago
2024 NASCAR at Chicago schedule, entry list, and how to watch
Carson Hocevar penalized for incident under caution

Carson Hocevar penalized for incident under caution

NASCAR Cup
NASCAR Cup
Nashville
Carson Hocevar penalized for incident under caution
Joey Logano to fill in for Hailie Deegan in Chicago NASCAR Xfinity race

Joey Logano to fill in for Hailie Deegan in Chicago NASCAR Xfinity race

NASCAR XFINITY
NASCAR XFINITY
Chicago Street Course
Joey Logano to fill in for Hailie Deegan in Chicago NASCAR Xfinity race
Zane Smith "pissed" despite career-best result at Nashville

Zane Smith "pissed" despite career-best result at Nashville

NASCAR Cup
NASCAR Cup
Nashville
Zane Smith "pissed" despite career-best result at Nashville
2024 NASCAR at Nashville schedule, entry list, and how to watch

2024 NASCAR at Nashville schedule, entry list, and how to watch

NASCAR Cup
NASCAR Cup
Nashville
2024 NASCAR at Nashville schedule, entry list, and how to watch
Long-time RCR competition executive Andy Petree retires

Long-time RCR competition executive Andy Petree retires

NASCAR Cup
NASCAR Cup
Long-time RCR competition executive Andy Petree retires
Joe Gibbs Racing confirms Chase Briscoe as Truex's 2025 replacement

Joe Gibbs Racing confirms Chase Briscoe as Truex's 2025 replacement

NASCAR Cup
NASCAR Cup
Joe Gibbs Racing confirms Chase Briscoe as Truex's 2025 replacement
Reddick: "It's a bummer" to lose after leading during lengthy rain delay

Reddick: "It's a bummer" to lose after leading during lengthy rain delay

NASCAR Cup
NASCAR Cup
New Hampshire
Reddick: "It's a bummer" to lose after leading during lengthy rain delay
Gene Haas to remain in NASCAR with rebranded race team

Gene Haas to remain in NASCAR with rebranded race team

NASCAR Cup
NASCAR Cup
Gene Haas to remain in NASCAR with rebranded race team
2024 NASCAR at New Hampshire schedule, entry list, and how to watch

2024 NASCAR at New Hampshire schedule, entry list, and how to watch

NASCAR Cup
NASCAR Cup
New Hampshire
2024 NASCAR at New Hampshire schedule, entry list, and how to watch
Larson says he could have been 'more patient' to avoid Iowa crash

Larson says he could have been 'more patient' to avoid Iowa crash

NASCAR Cup
NASCAR Cup
Iowa
Larson says he could have been 'more patient' to avoid Iowa crash
2024 NASCAR at Iowa schedule, entry list, and how to watch

2024 NASCAR at Iowa schedule, entry list, and how to watch

NASCAR Cup
NASCAR Cup
Iowa
2024 NASCAR at Iowa schedule, entry list, and how to watch
Truex "not sure why we didn’t try to save" fuel in frustrating finish

Truex "not sure why we didn’t try to save" fuel in frustrating finish

NASCAR Cup
NASCAR Cup
Sonoma
Truex "not sure why we didn’t try to save" fuel in frustrating finish
Larson "not sweating" waiver as he awaits NASCAR decision

Larson "not sweating" waiver as he awaits NASCAR decision

NASCAR Cup
NASCAR Cup
Gateway
Larson "not sweating" waiver as he awaits NASCAR decision
Gateway NASCAR Trucks: Corey Heim cruises to victory over Eckes

Gateway NASCAR Trucks: Corey Heim cruises to victory over Eckes

NASCAR Truck
NASCAR Truck
Gateway
Gateway NASCAR Trucks: Corey Heim cruises to victory over Eckes
2024 NASCAR at Gateway schedule, entry list, and how to watch

2024 NASCAR at Gateway schedule, entry list, and how to watch

NASCAR Cup
NASCAR Cup
Gateway
2024 NASCAR at Gateway schedule, entry list, and how to watch
Front Row Motorsports intends to buy charter from Stewart-Haas

Front Row Motorsports intends to buy charter from Stewart-Haas

NASCAR Cup
NASCAR Cup
Front Row Motorsports intends to buy charter from Stewart-Haas
Stewart-Haas Racing to shut down NASCAR Cup Series operation

Stewart-Haas Racing to shut down NASCAR Cup Series operation

NASCAR Cup
NASCAR Cup
Stewart-Haas Racing to shut down NASCAR Cup Series operation
Larson "pretty upset with myself" after Indy 500 speeding penalty

Larson "pretty upset with myself" after Indy 500 speeding penalty

IndyCar
IndyCar
Indianapolis 500
Larson "pretty upset with myself" after Indy 500 speeding penalty
Kyle Larson commits to running Indy 500, will miss start of Coke 600

Kyle Larson commits to running Indy 500, will miss start of Coke 600

NASCAR Cup
NASCAR Cup
Charlotte
Kyle Larson commits to running Indy 500, will miss start of Coke 600
Severe weather delays start of the Indianapolis 500

Severe weather delays start of the Indianapolis 500

IndyCar
IndyCar
Indianapolis 500
Severe weather delays start of the Indianapolis 500
The exclusive list of NASCAR Cup champions with Indy 500 starts

The exclusive list of NASCAR Cup champions with Indy 500 starts

NASCAR Cup
NASCAR Cup
The exclusive list of NASCAR Cup champions with Indy 500 starts
Logano fine with NASCAR waiting for Larson "as long as it’s within reason"

Logano fine with NASCAR waiting for Larson "as long as it’s within reason"

NASCAR Cup
NASCAR Cup
Charlotte
Logano fine with NASCAR waiting for Larson "as long as it’s within reason"
How NASCAR's longest race became a proving ground for rising stars

How NASCAR's longest race became a proving ground for rising stars

NASCAR Cup
NASCAR Cup
Charlotte
How NASCAR's longest race became a proving ground for rising stars
2024 NASCAR Coke 600 at Charlotte schedule, entry list, and how to watch

2024 NASCAR Coke 600 at Charlotte schedule, entry list, and how to watch

NASCAR Cup
NASCAR Cup
Charlotte
2024 NASCAR Coke 600 at Charlotte schedule, entry list, and how to watch
Team AmeriVet enters NASCAR's Coke 600 with Ty Dillon

Team AmeriVet enters NASCAR's Coke 600 with Ty Dillon

NASCAR Cup
NASCAR Cup
North Wilkesboro
Team AmeriVet enters NASCAR's Coke 600 with Ty Dillon
Josh Bilicki joins Joe Gibbs Racing in multi-race NASCAR Xfinity deal

Josh Bilicki joins Joe Gibbs Racing in multi-race NASCAR Xfinity deal

NASCAR XFINITY
NASCAR XFINITY
Charlotte
Josh Bilicki joins Joe Gibbs Racing in multi-race NASCAR Xfinity deal
Kyle Busch to run Charlotte NASCAR Xfinity race with RCR

Kyle Busch to run Charlotte NASCAR Xfinity race with RCR

NASCAR XFINITY
NASCAR XFINITY
Charlotte
Kyle Busch to run Charlotte NASCAR Xfinity race with RCR
Heavy rain forces NASCAR to postpone Truck race, cancel All-Star heats

Heavy rain forces NASCAR to postpone Truck race, cancel All-Star heats

NASCAR Truck
NASCAR Truck
North Wilkesboro
Heavy rain forces NASCAR to postpone Truck race, cancel All-Star heats
NASCAR Classic: How 'One Hot Night' changed the All-Star Race forever

NASCAR Classic: How 'One Hot Night' changed the All-Star Race forever

NASCAR Cup
NASCAR Cup
NASCAR Classic: How 'One Hot Night' changed the All-Star Race forever
2024 NASCAR All Star-Race schedule, entry list, and how to watch

2024 NASCAR All Star-Race schedule, entry list, and how to watch

NASCAR Cup
NASCAR Cup
North Wilkesboro
2024 NASCAR All Star-Race schedule, entry list, and how to watch
Cam Waters to make NASCAR Cup debut with RFK at Sonoma

Cam Waters to make NASCAR Cup debut with RFK at Sonoma

NASCAR Cup
NASCAR Cup
Cam Waters to make NASCAR Cup debut with RFK at Sonoma
Stewart-Haas Racing impresses with double top-five at Darlington

Stewart-Haas Racing impresses with double top-five at Darlington

NASCAR Cup
NASCAR Cup
Darlington
Stewart-Haas Racing impresses with double top-five at Darlington
NASCAR to launch in-season bracket tournament for $1 million prize

NASCAR to launch in-season bracket tournament for $1 million prize

NASCAR Cup
NASCAR Cup
NASCAR to launch in-season bracket tournament for $1 million prize
Juncos Hollinger Racing reveals special liveries for the Indy 500

Juncos Hollinger Racing reveals special liveries for the Indy 500

IndyCar
IndyCar
Indianapolis 500
Juncos Hollinger Racing reveals special liveries for the Indy 500
Corey Heim to run Nashville Cup race with 23XI Racing

Corey Heim to run Nashville Cup race with 23XI Racing

NASCAR Cup
NASCAR Cup
Nashville
Corey Heim to run Nashville Cup race with 23XI Racing
2024 NASCAR at Darlington schedule, entry list, and how to watch

2024 NASCAR at Darlington schedule, entry list, and how to watch

NASCAR Cup
NASCAR Cup
Darlington
2024 NASCAR at Darlington schedule, entry list, and how to watch
Erik Jones will miss Kansas Cup race "out of an abundance of caution"

Erik Jones will miss Kansas Cup race "out of an abundance of caution"

NASCAR Cup
NASCAR Cup
Kansas
Erik Jones will miss Kansas Cup race "out of an abundance of caution"
2024 NASCAR at Kansas schedule, entry list, and how to watch

2024 NASCAR at Kansas schedule, entry list, and how to watch

NASCAR Cup
NASCAR Cup
Kansas
2024 NASCAR at Kansas schedule, entry list, and how to watch
Harvick to stand-in for Larson in All-Star Race practice and qualifying

Harvick to stand-in for Larson in All-Star Race practice and qualifying

NASCAR Cup
NASCAR Cup
Dover
Harvick to stand-in for Larson in All-Star Race practice and qualifying
Heim talks 'brutal' timeframe to learn ahead of NASCAR Cup debut

Heim talks 'brutal' timeframe to learn ahead of NASCAR Cup debut

NASCAR Cup
NASCAR Cup
Dover
Heim talks 'brutal' timeframe to learn ahead of NASCAR Cup debut
2024 NASCAR at Dover schedule, entry list, and how to watch

2024 NASCAR at Dover schedule, entry list, and how to watch

NASCAR Cup
NASCAR Cup
Dover
2024 NASCAR at Dover schedule, entry list, and how to watch
Erik Jones sidelined with compression fracture after Talladega crash

Erik Jones sidelined with compression fracture after Talladega crash

NASCAR Cup
NASCAR Cup
Talladega
Erik Jones sidelined with compression fracture after Talladega crash
Taking a closer look at Corey Lajoie's wild ride at Talladega

Taking a closer look at Corey Lajoie's wild ride at Talladega

NASCAR Cup
NASCAR Cup
Talladega
Taking a closer look at Corey Lajoie's wild ride at Talladega
Erik Jones transported to local hospital after head-on crash

Erik Jones transported to local hospital after head-on crash

NASCAR Cup
NASCAR Cup
Talladega
Erik Jones transported to local hospital after head-on crash
2024 NASCAR Talladega schedule, entry list, and how to watch

2024 NASCAR Talladega schedule, entry list, and how to watch

NASCAR Cup
NASCAR Cup
Talladega
2024 NASCAR Talladega schedule, entry list, and how to watch
Cam Waters to run NASCAR Truck race at Kansas

Cam Waters to run NASCAR Truck race at Kansas

NASCAR Truck
NASCAR Truck
Kansas
Cam Waters to run NASCAR Truck race at Kansas
Jimmie Johnson on the Next Gen: "You can’t slip and slide this car"

Jimmie Johnson on the Next Gen: "You can’t slip and slide this car"

NASCAR Cup
NASCAR Cup
Texas
Jimmie Johnson on the Next Gen: "You can’t slip and slide this car"
Mayer beats Sieg to Texas NASCAR Xfinity win in spectacular photo finish

Mayer beats Sieg to Texas NASCAR Xfinity win in spectacular photo finish

NASCAR XFINITY
NASCAR XFINITY
Texas
Mayer beats Sieg to Texas NASCAR Xfinity win in spectacular photo finish
Larson earns third straight NASCAR Cup pole, beating Gibbs at Texas

Larson earns third straight NASCAR Cup pole, beating Gibbs at Texas

NASCAR Cup
NASCAR Cup
Texas
Larson earns third straight NASCAR Cup pole, beating Gibbs at Texas

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