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Friday Faceoff: Indy Road Course or Oval — What’s a More Prestigious Win?

Chase Briscoe leads NASCAR Xfinity cars pack racing in the esses at the 2020 Indianapolis road course, Jamie Squire/Getty Images

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The Watkins Glen International NASCAR Cup Series event was run in just under two hours and 11 minutes, to the delight of some who say races are too long. What’s the shortest (or longest) you think a Cup race should run? Should a time limit be considered? Luken Glover: It really varies on how long and …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: 2021 Go Bowling at the Glen

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After taking two weeks off for the Olympics, the NASCAR Cup Series returns to racing this weekend at Watkins Glen International. Let’s prep your daily fantasy NASCAR DraftKings lineups for Sunday’s (Aug. 8) 2021 Go Bowling at the Glen, airing at 3 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network. Watkins Glen is one of my favorite …

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Michael Annett Cleared to Race at Watkins Glen

2021 Phoenix I NXS Michael Annett NKP

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Michael Annett is medically cleared to compete at Watkins Glen International after missing the last two NASCAR Xfinity Series events due to an injury, JR Motorsports announced Wednesday, Aug. 4. He had surgery to repair a stress fracture in his leg and missed Atlanta Motor Speedway and New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Austin Dillon and Josh …

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Spencer Boyd Running Several Xfinity Races for DGM

Spencer Boyd 2020 Truck Las Vegas

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Spencer Boyd will compete for DGM Racing in several NASCAR Xfinity Series events this season starting at Richmond Raceway, he announced Aug. 4. He’ll have sponsorship from the cryptocurrency MiniDOGE and will pilot the No. 90 at Richmond. “I’m a racer,” Spencer said in a release.  “I want to race everything and anything…shoot, I’ll race …

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Chad Chastain Making Truck Debut With Niece at Watkins Glen

2021 Charlotte Trucks Bayley Currey Niece Motorsport truck NKP

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Chad Chastain will make his NASCAR Camping World Trucks Series debut this weekend at Watkins Glen International, Niece Motorsports announced Wednesday, Aug. 4. Chastain will pilot the No. 45 with the New York Governor’s Traffic Safety Commission on the hood. The brother of Ross Chastain has driven in the Southern Pro Am Truck Series but …

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Austin Hill Holds Truck Pole at Watkins Glen

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The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series returns to racing after about a month off, and Austin Hill will roll off from the pole at Watkins Glen International. The No. 16 Hattori Racing Enterprises pilot won his first race of the season at Knoxville Raceway July 9. Front Row Motorsports’ Todd Gilliland will begin in second …

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Justin Allgaier Claims Pole for Watkins Glen Xfinity Race

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Justin Allgaier begins on the pole in Saturday’s (Aug. 7) NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Watkins Glen International. The No. 7 JR Motorsports driver took the position after finishing runner up to Christopher Bell at New Hampshire Motor Speedway three weeks ago. Points leader Austin Cindric slots next to Allgaier on the front row. Joe …

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Brad Keselowski Starting on Cup Pole at Watkins Glen

Brad Keselowski eCascadia No. 2 Team Penske car

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After a two-week break, the NASCAR Cup Series is back in action at Watkins Glen International and Brad Keselowski is on the pole. A third-place finish at New Hampshire Motor Speedway helped the No. 2 Team Penske driver get the first position this weekend. Penske sweeps the first three spots in the lineup with Joey …

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Friday Faceoff: Should Auto Racing Be An Olympic Sport?

2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, Las Vegas Carl Edwards backflip Nigel Kinrade Autostock

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Harrison Burton is the latest driver to come up through the Toyota development ranks only to wind up in NASCAR Cup Series racing for a different manufacturer. Should Toyota Racing Development be making more of an effort to keep prospects? Luken Glover: Toyota has followed a motto of quality over quantity several times in the past …

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Toni Breidinger Joins Venturini for 4 ARCA Races

Toni Breidinger

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Toni Breidinger will compete for Venturini Motorsports in four ARCA Menards Series events including this weekend at Winchester Speedway, the team announced July 28. The first female Arab-American driver will pilot the No. 25 car this weekend. Triller joins Breidinger at Winchester and at these venues: Illinois State Fairgrounds on Aug. 22, DuQuoin State Fairgrounds …

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