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Kevin Harvick Claims Pole for Daytona Road Course

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The NASCAR Cup Series starting lineup for Sunday’s (Aug. 16) Go Bowling 235 at the Daytona International Speedway road course has been revealed, and Kevin Harvick will start from the pole. Harvick, who swept last weekend’s events at Michigan International Speedway, wins the first Busch Pole Award since March. The lineup was formed using a …

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New Race, Same Face: Road Course Ace Bobby Zalenski Wins at Virtual Daytona Road Course

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Bobby Zalenski did what he does best — dominate at a road course. The polesitter led from the start and ended the race over 18 seconds ahead of second place at the virtual Daytona International Speedway’s road course Tuesday night (Aug. 11). Even though it was a new course for the series, Zalenski made it …

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Entry List: 2020 Indianapolis 500

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The entry list for the 104th running of the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, Aug. 23 has been released. There are 33 cars entered for the prestigious event, meaning all will qualify, barring any changes. Among those entered are three-time Indy 500 champion Helio Castroneves in Team Penske’s No. 3 Chevrolet. Part-time rookie pilot Dalton Kellett …

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Christopher Bell Joining Joe Gibbs Racing in 2021

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Days after Joe Gibbs Racing announced that it is parting ways with NASCAR Cup Series driver Erik Jones after the 2020 season, the organization revealed the new driver. Christopher Bell will return to JGR in the No. 20 Toyota starting next year. Bell earned 16 total victories with JGR in the Xfinity Series and added …

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The Big 6: Questions Answered After the FireKeepers Casino 400

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Who…should you be talking about after the race? Kevin Harvick had the strongest car all race long and shot around Brad Keselowski in overtime to win his third race out of the past four at Michigan International Speedway on Saturday, Aug. 8. After several restarts due to incidents, Harvick finally was passed late in the …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: 2020 FireKeepers Casino 400

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After clawing for lobsters up in New Hampshire, the NASCAR Cup Series heads to the Irish Hills of Michigan for a double dose of DraftKings contests. The FireKeepers Casino 400 airs Saturday, Aug. 8 at 4 p.m. ET, while the Consumers Energy 400 is the following day at 4:30 p.m. ET. Both will air on …

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NASCAR Changing Starting Lineup & Pit Stall Selection Procedures for Remainder of 2020

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NASCAR starting lineup and pit stall procedures have been adjusted, beginning with the events at the Daytona International Speedway road course through the end of the season, NASCAR announced Aug. 6. A combination of finishing position from the previous race (weighted 50%), rank in team owner points standings (35%) and the fastest lap from the …

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Bob Leavine Selling Leavine Family Racing

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NASCAR Cup Series owner Bob Leavine is selling Leavine Family Racing, he announced Aug. 4. The team, which currently runs the No. 95 Toyota of Christopher Bell, will depart after the 2020 Cup season. ”It’s with great sadness today that I announce the sale of the Leavine Family Racing team, assets and charter,” Leavine said …

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Alex Labbe Asked By NASCAR to Leave SCCA Test at Daytona Road Course

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NASCAR Xfinity Series driver Alex Labbe was taken out of a steel-bodied Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) practice session at Daytona International Speedway road course, according to Catchfence. Labbe had run about seven laps during the period when NASCAR officials called him off the track. Since he didn’t have prior authorization or approval from …

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