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Justin Haley Wins at Talladega for Season Sweep, Third Straight Superspeedway Triumph

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Justin Haley completed the sweep of the NASCAR Xfinity Series’ visits to Talladega Superspeedway in 2020 on Saturday (Oct. 3), winning his third race of the year as the field wrecked behind him on the final lap of the Ag-Pro 300. On an afternoon that was thoroughly dominated by polesitter Chase Briscoe, late moves led …

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Raphael Lessard Scores First Career Victory, Survives Carnage at Talladega

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Raphael Lessard survived the final restart, chaos on the backstretch and Talladega Superspeedway’s trademark carnage to win Saturday (Oct. 3) afternoon’s Chevrolet Silverado 250, his first career victory in the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series. The Canada native did not make the 2020 playoffs, but secured Kyle Busch Motorsports’ first victory of 2020 …

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Chicagoland, Kentucky Removed from Cup Schedule

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On the eve of the reported 2021 NASCAR Cup Series schedule’s release, NASCAR confirmed that both Chicagoland Speedway and Kentucky Speedway will lose their dates. A report from The Athletic on Tuesday (Sept. 29) solidified the removal ahead of the full schedule’s unveiling on Sept. 30. According to the report, the changes come as a …

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Chad Knaus Leaving Crew Chief Role, Becoming Hendrick VP of Competition in 2021

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Chad Knaus’ 2020 season will be his final as crew chief for NASCAR Cup Series driver William Byron, as he will move to the role of vp of competition for Hendrick Motorsports, the team announced today, Sept. 29. According to a statement from the team, Knaus will “oversee the technical development of Hendrick Motorsports’ entire …

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The Big 6: Questions Answered After the 2020 South Point 400

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Who… should you be talking about after the race? Kurt Busch’s out-of-nowhere hometown win came as he used every advantage presented to him by a caution that fell at just the right time. He snagged the South Point 400’s checkered flag for his first win of the year and secured a berth in the next …

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Natalie Decker Details Hospital Stay, Sets Sights on Breaking Her Own Record

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NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series driver Natalie Decker is well into her second part-time season of competition in the series, this time with Niece Motorsports. Decker debuted in the ARCA Menards Series in 2017, appearing in seven races, and followed that up with a full season in 2018. The then-21-year-old scored two top-five …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Chase Briscoe Has All the Momentum

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With the NASCAR Xfinity Series playoff field essentially set, the regular season finale at Bristol Motor Speedway ended up focusing on a three-way battle for the Food City 300 win, with Chase Briscoe coming out on top. Friday (Sept. 18) night’s 300-lap showdown at the half-mile track featured a frenetic, back-and-forth fight between Briscoe, Austin …

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Tracking the Trucks: Sam Mayer Scores 1st Career Win at Bristol

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In a Nutshell: Part-time GMS Racing driver Sam Mayer outlasted teammate Brett Moffitt at Bristol Motor Speedway on Thursday night (Sept. 17), scoring his first career win and spoiling the playoff party right off the bat by winning the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series’ UNOH 200. The 17-year-old ran unnoticed most of the …

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Sebastien Bourdais Returning to IndyCar Full Time in 2021

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Sebastien Bourdais will return to full-time NTT IndyCar Series racing in 2021 for AJ Foyt Enterprises, driving the team’s No. 14 entry for the entire season, the team announced in a statement Sept. 15. Bourdais, who won four consecutive CART championships and 28 races from 2004 to 2007, has won six races in IndyCar and …

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