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Noah Gragson Is Pole Sitter for Xfinity Series Race at Atlanta

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Noah Gragson, the most recent winner in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, has been awarded the pole for the 2020 EchoPark 250 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Gragson became the pole-sitter by selection via randomized draw based on the owners’ point standings. He is a two-time winner this season and he will start on the front row …

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500 Military Personnel Will Be Allowed As NASCAR Homestead Spectators

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There will be 500 military personnel in attendance as fans for the upcoming NASCAR races at Homestead-Miami Speedway, the track announced today, June 4. The news, first reported by talk show host Andy Slater, means the track will be the first to have fans since NASCAR’s return following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. Miami-Dade …

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NASCAR Unveils Revised Schedule Through Early August

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NASCAR released its third portion of the revised schedule on Thursday, June 4, with the rundown revealed through Aug. 2. The schedule includes races for the NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR Xfinity Series, NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series and ARCA Menards Series. The tracks featured on this portion of the schedule are Pocono Raceway, …

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Jeffrey Earnhardt to Drive for JD Motorsports for Rest of 2020 Season

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Jeffrey Earnhardt will drive the No. 0 JD Motorsports Chevrolet for the rest of this NASCAR Xfinity Series season, he announced on SiriusXM NASCAR Radio. On Saturday, May 30 Earnhardt confirmed the team has agreed to elevate his schedule with the team from a part-time schedule to running the rest of this season. On today's …

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Chase Elliott Redeems Himself at Charlotte After Coca-Cola 600 Heartbreak

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After heartbreak in the 2020 Coca-Cola 600 last Sunday, May 24, Chase Elliott found redemption at Charlotte Motor Speedway Thursday night, May 29. With 27 laps to go, he took over the lead and drove to victory in the 2020 Alsco Uniforms 500, his seventh career NASCAR Cup Series win and first of this season. …

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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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