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NASCAR Postpones Races at Atlanta, Homestead

NASCAR at Atlanta Motor Speeday

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NASCAR officials have elected to postpone this weekend’s (March 13-15) racing festivities at Atlanta Motor Speedway due to COVID-19, also known as Coronavirus. Additionally, NASCAR racing at Homestead Miami Speedway next weekend (March 20-22) has also been canceled. Although nearly every team across all three NASCAR national touring series had shown up to the circuit, …

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Long Beach IndyCar Race Will Not Be Held in April Due to Coronavirus

2019 Long Beach Indycar Spencer Pigot Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

The 2020 Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach has been canceled for next month. Per a city announcement on Thursday, March 12, the race, which was originally scheduled for April 19, is the latest in a series of changes, postponements, and cancelations across the motorsports community due to COVID-19, also known coronavirus. Organizers were forced …

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Atlanta, Homestead NASCAR Races Will Be Held Without Spectators

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In wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, also known as the coronavirus, NASCAR has elected to hold its race events at Atlanta Motor Speedway (March 13-15) and Homestead Miami Speedway (March 20-22) without fans in attendance, per an announcement on Thursday, March 12. Despite the changes, NASCAR plans to continue to hold all six events at …

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St. Petersburg IndyCar Race Closed to Spectators

Zach Veach 2019 Firestone Grand Prix Of St. Petersburg

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The opening race of the 2020 NTT Data IndyCar Series has canceled general fan attendance amid concerns of COVID-19, also known as coronavirus, St. Petersburg, Fla., mayor Rick Kriseman announced Thursday, March 12. The Grand Prix of St. Petersburg is scheduled to run March 15. Government officials are still determining if the race should indeed …

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NASCAR 101: Cup Invaders on the Truck & Xfinity Levels

2019 Nxs Texas Kyle Busch Victory Lane Rick Lunkenheimer

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Kyle Busch has a bounty over his head. We all know that. We know that Kevin Harvick stirred this pot. We now know who the first driver is to take Harvick up on said bounty, followed by Kyle Larson. We also know that Busch continues to whip the Truck Series competition. What you may not know …

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Kyle Busch Wins Las Vegas Truck Race in Dominating Fashion

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The streak continues: Kyle Busch has now won every NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series event he has raced in since July 2018. The Nevadan picked up his seventh consecutive NGROTS win after claiming the checkered flag in Friday’s (Feb. 21) Strat 200 at his home track, Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Busch’s No. 51 …

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Aric Almirola, Jimmie Johnson Fastest in Las Vegas Cup Practices

Nascar Cup Series

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Aric Almirola and Jimmie Johnson paced the two Friday (Feb. 21) practice sessions for the Pennzoil 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in the NASCAR Cup Series. Practice No. 1 Almirola led the first session with a speed of 178.654 mph in his No. 10 Stewart Haas Racing Ford. His teammate Clint Bowyer was second …

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Johnny Sauter Nabs Pole for Las Vegas Truck Race

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For the first time since 2016, Johnny Sauter has won a pole in the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series. Sauter will lead the field to the green in tonight’s (Feb. 21) Strat 200 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway after his No. 13 Ford clocked in a lap of 177.836 mph. GMS Racing’s Sheldon …

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Ross Chastain Tops Speed Charts in Las Vegas Xfinity Practice

Nascar Gander Outdoors Truck Series

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Ross Chastain‘s big weekend continues in Nevada as he went straight to the top of the board in Friday’s (Feb. 21) lone practice for the Boyd Gaming 300 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, the second event on the 2020 NASCAR Xfinity Series calendar. Chastain, who is also slated to drive the No. 6 Roush Fenway …

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Christian Eckes Fastest in Las Vegas Truck Practice

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NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series rookie Christian Eckes took his No. 18 Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota to the top of the charts in Friday’s (Feb. 21) lone practice for the Strat 200 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The 19-year-old Eckes clocked in the fastest lap with a speed of 177.848 mph. Veteran Johnny …

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