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Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: 2021 EchoPark Texas Grand Prix

Chase Elliott gives fans a thumbs up at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, March 2021. Photo: NKP

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Everything’s bigger in Texas, including Circuit of the Americas, a 3.41-mile road course NASCAR Cup Series drivers will take on for the first time this weekend. Let’s get your daily fantasy NASCAR DraftKings rosters set for Sunday’s (May 23) EchoPark Texas Grand Prix. Circuit of the Americas (or COTA) has 20 turns — some sharp, …

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North Carolina Gov. Plans $30 Million Funding for Charlotte, Rockingham, North Wilkesboro

Monster Energy Nascar Cup Series Bank Of America 500 Practice

CHARLOTTE, NC - OCTOBER 07: Air Titans dry the track during a rain delay during practice for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 7, 2017 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images)

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper announced that he plans for $30 million of the American Rescue Plan funding to be for infrastructure repairs at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Rockingham Speedway and North Wilkesboro Speedway, according to FOX 46 News. The funds are part of the COVID-19 relief fund that President Joe Biden proposed. According to the …

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Fastenal Staying With Roush Fenway Through 2024

2021 Las Vegas I Cup Chris Buescher Car Nkp

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Fastenal will continue to sponsor the No. 17 of Roush Fenway Racing in the NASCAR Cup Series through 2024, the team announced Wednesday, May 19. The company has been with the organization since 2010 in the Xfinity Series; it will stay as an anchor partner on the N0. 17 car, currently driven by Chris Buescher. …

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Greg Biffle, Scott Speed, Scott Bloomquist Join SRX

Nascar Gander Outdoors Truck Series

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Greg Biffle, Scott Speed and Scott Bloomquist are joining the Superstar Racing Experience summer series at select racetracks, SRX announced Wednesday, May 19. Biffle will race at Stafford Motor Speedway on June 12 and Slinger Speedway on July 10. Speed’s competing at Eldora Speedway on June 26 and Lucas Oil Raceway on July 3. Lastly, …

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Lando Norris Signs Multi-Year Extension With McLaren

Lando Norris, McLaren MCL35M front on leaving corner.

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Lando Norris will remain with McLaren in Formula 1 as he has signed a multi-year contract extension, the team announced Wednesday, May 19. Norris has been with the team since 2019 and currently competes with teammate Daniel Ricciardo. “Our decision to confirm Lando’s long-term future at McLaren was very straightforward” Team Pricipal Andreas Seidl said …

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Josh Berry Finishes 2nd, Wins $100,000 Dash 4 Cash Prize at Dover

Josh Berry at Dover

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Josh Berry is going home $100,000 richer after he passed his JR Motorsports teammate Justin Allgaier late in the final stage of Saturday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series’ race at Dover International Speedway and finished second. Berry earned his second consecutive runner-up finish after he led 48 laps earlier in the race. Though he really wanted to …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: 2021 Drydene 400

Martin Truex Jr and Denny Hamlin race side-by-side in the 2021 Daytona 500, Photo NKP

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The NASCAR Cup Series travels north to Dover International Speedway for Sunday’s (May 16) Drydene 400. Who will tame Miles the Monster and earn a high daily fantasy NASCAR DraftKings score? Keep reading for my top prospects for this weekend’s race. Wait a second; why is Dover called the Monster Mile? Well, oftentimes the track …

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Noah Gragson’s Darlington Penalty Rescinded, Wins $100,000

2021 Xfinity Homestead Noah Gragson (Credit: NKP)

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JR Motorsports’ No. 9 team won its appeal of a penalty issued to Noah Gragson after the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Darlington Raceway. Gragson was initially disqualified and lost the $100,000 Dash 4 Cash prize after his car failed post-race inspection last Saturday, May 8. NASCAR officials said post-race the JRM No. 9 had …

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Entry List: 2021 Indianapolis 500

2020 Indianapolis 500

Takuma Sato leads the 2020 Indianapolis 500 field. (Photo Credit: Walt Kuhn/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

It’s almost time for on-track activities to begin at Indianapolis Motor Speedway as IndyCar Series teams prepare for the 105th Indianapolis 500. Thirty-five cars are entered for the famed event, including nine Indy 500 champions. Only 33 drivers will make the race, leaving two cars out of contention, barring any entry list changes. Helio Castroneves …

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Bitcoin Teaming Up With Rinus VeeKay in Indy 500

2020 REV Group Grand Prix

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Bitcoin is climbing aboard Rinus VeeKay’s No. 21 car of Ed Carpenter Racing for the Indianapolis 500, the team announced Wednesday, May 12. The digital currency will also be used as an associate on ECR’s other entries in the race. Strike has also partnered with the team to fundraise with a unique QR code, allowing …

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Daniel Hemric Claims Dover Xfinity Pole

Daniel Hemric stands at 2021 spring Phoenix Xfinity race NKP

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The final stop of the NASCAR Xfinity Series’ Dash 4 Cash is at Dover International Speedway and Daniel Hemric will lead the field to the green flag Saturday, May 15. He achieved the pole after coming home fourth at Darlington Raceway last week. Justin Allgaier, who conquered the Lady in Black, starts next to Hemric …

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Martin Truex Jr. Looks to Tame Dover, Starts on Cup Pole

Martin Truex Jr. 2021 Darlington 1

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Martin Truex Jr. will lead the way when the NASCAR Cup Series take on Dover International Speedway on Sunday, May 16. Truex earned the pole after dominating at Darlington Raceway last week. Fellow Joe Gibbs Racing driver Denny Hamlin starts alongside Truex on the front row. Hendrick Motorsports teammates William Byron and Kyle Larson make …

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