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NASCAR Announces Revised Xfinity Dash 4 Cash Races

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Atlanta Motor Speedway, Homestead-Miami Speedway and Talladega Superspeedway will comprise three of the four Dash 4 Cash races for the NASCAR Xfinity Series in 2020, NASCAR announced Thursday, May 28. Additionally, the race that follows Talladega, which has yet to be announced, will be the fourth and final event in the Dash 4 Cash. The …

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2-Headed Monster: Should NASCAR permanently expand Truck Series field to 36?

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The NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series returned to action in its first race back since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Due to no practice or qualifying sessions for the races, NASCAR temporarily expanded the Truck Series field to 40 drivers. In actuality, 47 drivers attempted to compete in the race at Charlotte …

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Chase Briscoe Wins Xfinity’s Return at Darlington

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The first race for the NASCAR Xfinity Series since the COVID-19 pandemic began ended with an emotional victory for Chase Briscoe, who fending off Kyle Busch on the last lap to win the 2020 Toyota 200 at Darlington Raceway. It’s Briscoe’s second win of this season and fourth of his career, but this victory was …

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IndyCar Cancels Richmond, Toronto Races; Road America Will Host Doubleheader

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The NTT IndyCar Series announced further changes to its 2020 schedule due to the COVID-19 pandemic, canceling the races at Richmond Raceway and on the streets of Toronto, the series announced Thursday, May 21. Additionally, Road America’s original race date has been rescheduled, and the track will now host a doubleheader. The REV Group Grand …

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Erik Jones Competing in Charlotte Truck Race

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Erik Jones will compete in the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Jones announced via Twitter on Thursday, May 21. He will drive the No. 5 Toyota with support from Billy Ballew, James Finch and Richie Wauters, the latter of whom has in the past operated Wauters Motorsports’ No. …

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Brad Keselowski Starting from Pole in NASCAR’s Return at Darlington

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Brad Keselowski will lead the NASCAR Cup Series field to the green flag in the return of live racing at Darlington Raceway. Keselowski was selected as the pole winner in a random draw on Fox Sports 1’s NASCAR Race Hub on Thursday (May 14). The random draw took place because NASCAR will not have practice …

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NASCAR Announces Revised Cup, Xfinity, Truck & ARCA Schedules Through Late June

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NASCAR announced the revised schedule through June 21 for the NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR Xfinity Series, NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series and ARCA Menards Series on Thursday (May 14). The five tracks that are now on the revised schedule are Bristol Motor Speedway, Atlanta Motor Speedway, Martinsville Speedway, Homestead-Miami Speedway and Talladega Superspeedway. …

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Jeffrey Earnhardt Making Season Debut at Darlington

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Jeffrey Earnhardt will make his 2020 NASCAR Xfinity Series debut at Darlington Raceway next week, driving the No. 0 JD Motorsports with Gary Keller Chevrolet, the team announced Thursday (May 14). Kids First Community will serve as the primary sponsor, its first foray into NASCAR. Earnhardt was originally slated to make his first start of …

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IndyCar Returning at Texas Next Month

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The NTT IndyCar Series will begin its season with a one-day show at Texas Motor Speedway on June 6, the series announced Thursday, May 7. The race day will consist of practice, qualifying and the race, officials said. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, fans will not be allowed to attend the event. “We’ve worked closely …

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Entry List: IndyCar iRacing Challenge at Virtual Indianapolis

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On Thursday, April 30, the NTT IndyCar Series announced the entry list for its final race of the IndyCar iRacing Challenge. Thirty-three drivers will compete in the race, which will be held at virtual Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Among the drivers entered are former Indianapolis 500 race winners Simon Pagenaud, Will Power, Scott Dixon, Tony Kanaan …

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2-Headed Monster: Did Chip Ganassi Racing make the right decision hiring Matt Kenseth?

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In the wake of firing Kyle Larson due to his use of a racial slur, NASCAR Cup Series team owner Chip Ganassi had an important decision to make. Who should drive his No. 42 Chevrolet? In a surprise to many, Ganassi hired Matt Kenseth. Furthermore, NASCAR granted Kenseth a waiver so he is eligible to …

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