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AJ Allmendinger Nabs Xfinity Series Pole at Road America

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AJ Allmendinger posted the fastest lap in the final round of qualifying to win the pole for Saturday’s CTECH Manufacturing 180 at Road America. His lap speed of 109.792 mph was four tenths of a second faster than Monster Energy Series Cup regular Matt DiBenedetto, who will start on the front row beside Allmendinger. This …

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Christopher Bell Leads Xfinity Practices at Road America

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Christopher Bell found his stride as he led both Xfinity Series practice sessions for the CTECH Manufacturing 180 at Road America Friday (August 23). First Practice The Joe Gibbs Racing driver held the top speed of 108.559 mph in the first session, just ahead of Justin Allgaier in second (108.530 mph) and Austin Cindric in …

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Michael Self Wins 4th Race of 2019 in Overtime at Illinois State Fair

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On an afternoon of dirt-track racing at the Illinois State Fairgrounds, Michael Self came out on top and edged defending race winner Christian Eckes in overtime in the Allen Crowe 100. When the yellow flag came out on lap 95 for Ty Gibbs and Joe Graf Jr. tangling, Self held the lead over Corey Heim and …

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Slayer Pulled from Rick Ware Racing and JJ Yeley, PODS Joins as Sponsor

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Rick Ware Racing no longer has Slayer on JJ Yeley’s No. 54 car this weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway. As was previously announced last Friday (August 9), Slayer was scheduled to come on board with the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series team. However, on August 16 the organization announced PODS Moving and Storage would be …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: 2019 Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race

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Are you ready for some short-track racing, where calamity lurks at every corner? It’s Bristol, baby! The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to Bristol Motor Speedway for the Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race on Saturday (Aug. 17) at 7:30 p.m. ET. The “sticky stuff” is back on the track, this time in the …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: 2019 Consumers Energy 400

Rodney Childers and Kevin Harvick look on in 2019 Cup Michigan race. Photo: NKP

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“Hello again, my old friend.” The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series returns to Michigan International Speedway Sunday, Aug. 11 for the Consumers Energy 400. As you may recall, the track is two miles long, but this time the PJ1 traction compound was applied to the outer lane closest to the wall. Cars will be equipped …

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Austin Dillon Leads 1st Cup Practice At Michigan

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Richard Childress Racing was quick in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series first practice at Michigan International Speedway Friday (August 9). The No. 3 car of Austin Dillon topped the charts with a lap speed of 189.969 mph. It was all Chevrolets and Fords that held the top 10 quickest lap times. Brad Keselowski was …

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Rick Ware Racing Adding 4th Car at Bristol With JJ Yeley, Slayer to Sponsor

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A rock band joins Rick Ware Racing aboard the newly established No. 54 car in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series at Bristol Motor Speedway. Slayer, a thrash metal band, will be the primary sponsor for JJ Yeley and RWR. This will be the organization’s fourth entry; it fields full-time entry Nos. 51 and 52 …

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NASCAR Suspends Sheldon Creed’s Crew Chief, Others for Eldora Violation

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GMS Racing announced an interim crew chief on Tuesday, August 6 for its No. 2 truck after NASCAR found it violated rules. The truck, driven by Sheldon Creed last week at Eldora Speedway, “experienced a loss or separation of added ballast,” according to NASCAR This issue occurred during practices for last Thursday’s race. Crew chief …

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Ty Dillon, K&L Team for Michigan

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A new sponsor and new colors comes aboard Germain Racing’s No. 13 Chevrolet this weekend at Michigan International Speedway. K&L Ready Mix joins Ty Dillon and the team for Sunday’s (Aug. 11) Consumers Energy 400. NEWS: K&L Ready Mix Partners with Germain Racing to Sponsor the No. 13 Camaro ZL1 at @MISpeedway Details ➡️ https://t.co/5uqsztq2hQ …

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Alex Tagliani to Drive for Kyle Busch Motorsports at Mosport

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NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Chevrolet Silverado 250 Canadian Tire Motorsport Park Bowmanville, ON CAN Saturday 2 September 2017 Alex Tagliani, Spectra Premium Chevrolet Silverado World Copyright: Barry Cantrell NKP

Alex Tagliani will wheel the No. 51 Toyota Tundra for Kyle Busch Motorsports at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park (Sunday, August 25), the team announced Monday, August 5. Tagliani raced at the Bowmanville track four times in the Gander Outdoors Truck Series, and has one top five and two top-10 finishes. He’s also finished the races …

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