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David Starr, Carl Long & Other MBM Team Members Contract COVID-19

Motorsports Business Management team owner Carl Long, driver David Starr and seven other team members contracted COVID-19 after last weekend’s NASCAR races at Phoenix Raceway, Long said on SiriusXM NASCAR Radio Nov. 13.

“We did finish the race out at Phoenix, but myself and eight of my team members contracted (COVID-19) on the way back,” Long said on SiriusXM. “It seems me and David Starr are the ones that are suffering the most. I’m not as bad as I was, but this is a rough disease.”

Starr finished 21st in last Saturday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race and was 33rd in the Cup Series race on Sunday.

MBM fields Nos. 13 and 66 in Xfinity; No. 61 is in a partnership with Hattori Racing Enterprises.

About the author

Joy joined Frontstretch in 2019 as a NASCAR DraftKings writer, expanding to news and iRacing coverage in 2020. She's currently an assistant editor and involved with photos, social media and news editing. A California native, Joy was raised as a motorsports fan and started watching NASCAR extensively in 2001. She earned her B.A. degree in Liberal Studies at California State University Bakersfield in 2010.

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