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Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: O’Reilly Auto Parts 500

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Yeehaw! NASCAR Cup Series teams have saddled up their horses and are headed to the Lone Star State. It’s time to set your NASCAR DraftKings lineups for Sunday’s (July 19) O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. This race was supposed to be held in the spring, but was postponed due to the COVID-19 …

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Josef Newgarden on Pole for Saturday’s Iowa 250

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The NTT IndyCar Series held qualifying for both Iowa 250 events at Iowa Speedway on Friday, July 17. Conor Daly won his first pole for Friday night’s event while Josef Newgarden was the fastest car on the second lap, clocking in at 175.333 mph. That was good enough to claim the pole for the second …

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Chase Elliott Shines Under the Lights at Bristol, Wins $1 Million at All-Star Race

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It was a tame race compared to the All-Star Open, but for Chase Elliott, it was the biggest night of his life. Elliott took the lead over Kevin Harvick in stage two and held off a determined Kyle Busch to win the All-Star Race at Bristol Motor Speedway and the $1 million prize. “I can’t …

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Aric Almirola, William Byron, Matt DiBenedetto, Clint Bowyer Move on to All-Star Main Event

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Though the sun was still shining, tempers were still hot during the All-Star Open at Bristol Motor Speedway Wednesday evening (July 15). By the end of the night, four drivers moved on to the main event: Aric Almirola, William Byron, Matt DiBenedetto and Fan Vote winner Clint Bowyer. Instead of matching his successful run in …

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Entry List: IndyCar Iowa 250s

Graham Rahal during qualifications for the REV Group Grand Prix Race 2 at Road America Sunday, July 12, 2020 (Photo by: Chris Owens via IndyCar Media)

NTT IndyCar Series teams have another doubleheader this week, this time at Iowa Speedway. The Iowa 250s are scheduled for Friday and Saturday nights (July 17-18). There are 23 drivers entered in both events, meaning all will qualify, barring any changes. Three rookies will race this week, including Oliver Askew who will pilot the No. …

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Taylor Hagler to Miss IMSA Sebring Event After Positive COVID-19 Test

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A second IMSA driver has tested positive for COVID-19. Taylor Hagler, who competes in the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge, will miss the Advent Health 120 at Sebring International Raceway. “I’m sad to be missing the IMSA round at Sebring this weekend, especially after such a long break without racing,” Hagler said. 1/2 A L I …

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Brendan Gaughan Tests Positive for COVID-19

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Brendan Gaughan revealed on SiriusXM Radio Wednesday (July 15) that he has tested positive for COVID-19. “I have a two-week vacation right now, is the way I’m describing it,” Gaughan said. “I got a birthday present on Friday, which was my birthday last week. I tested positive for the coronavirus and so I am indoors …

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Tony Stewart, Ray Evernham to Start New Racing Series

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A new racing circuit is set to debut next summer. NASCAR Hall of Famers Tony Stewart and Ray Evernham are starting the Superstar Racing Experience (SRX) in 2021, Sports Business Journal first reported. The series, which will air on CBS Saturday nights during the summer, will have six short-track races. Agent Sandy Montag and former …

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