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Alex Labbe, DGM Racing Penalties Rescinded

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DGM Racing and Alex Labbe have won their appeal after they were penalized for what NASCAR deemed as an unauthorized test at Daytona International Speedway’s road course, the National Motorsports Appeals Panel announced Aug. 12. Team owner Mario Gosselin was initially fined $50,000 and docked 75 owner points, while Labbe also lost 75 driver points. …

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Bubba Wallace Gains Sponsorship from Columbia Sportswear

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NASCAR Cup Series driver Bubba Wallace has a new sponsor coming aboard the No. 43 Richard Petty Motorsports Chevrolet, the team announced Aug. 12. Columbia Sportswear will sponsor Wallace in the Drydene 311 at Dover International Speedway on Aug. 23. Additionally, the outdoor apparel brand tagged Wallace to be its brand ambassador. “Columbia Sportswear is …

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Bobby Labonte to Compete in SRX

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Another driver for the Superstar Racing Experience has been revealed. NASCAR Hall of Famer Bobby Labonte will race for the series next summer, SRX announced Aug. 12. Labonte joins series co-creator Tony Stewart, NTT IndyCar Series veteran Tony Kanaan and former IndyCar competitor Paul Tracy in the driver lineup. The 2000 Cup Series champion has 21 …

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Zane Smith Nabs Truck Pole for Daytona Road Course

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The NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series embark on their first road course of the season, and Zane Smith will lead the way at the Daytona International Speedway road course. GMS Racing’s Smith nabbed the pole after winning last week’s race at Michigan International Speedway. The lineup was made from a formula in which …

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Austin Cindric Wins Xfinity Pole at Daytona Road Course

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For the second week in a row, the NASCAR Xfinity Series will make left and right turns on a road course. This time, though, it will race on the new Daytona International Speedway road course, and Austin Cindric nabbed the pole for Saturday’s (Aug. 15) UNOH 188. Last week’s winner at Road America took the …

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Kevin Harvick Claims Pole for Daytona Road Course

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The NASCAR Cup Series starting lineup for Sunday’s (Aug. 16) Go Bowling 235 at the Daytona International Speedway road course has been revealed, and Kevin Harvick will start from the pole. Harvick, who swept last weekend’s events at Michigan International Speedway, wins the first Busch Pole Award since March. The lineup was formed using a …

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New Race, Same Face: Road Course Ace Bobby Zalenski Wins at Virtual Daytona Road Course

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Bobby Zalenski did what he does best — dominate at a road course. The polesitter led from the start and ended the race over 18 seconds ahead of second place at the virtual Daytona International Speedway’s road course Tuesday night (Aug. 11). Even though it was a new course for the series, Zalenski made it …

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Entry List: 2020 Indianapolis 500

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The entry list for the 104th running of the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, Aug. 23 has been released. There are 33 cars entered for the prestigious event, meaning all will qualify, barring any changes. Among those entered are three-time Indy 500 champion Helio Castroneves in Team Penske’s No. 3 Chevrolet. Part-time rookie pilot Dalton Kellett …

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Christopher Bell Joining Joe Gibbs Racing in 2021

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Days after Joe Gibbs Racing announced that it is parting ways with NASCAR Cup Series driver Erik Jones after the 2020 season, the organization revealed the new driver. Christopher Bell will return to JGR in the No. 20 Toyota starting next year. Bell earned 16 total victories with JGR in the Xfinity Series and added …

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The Big 6: Questions Answered After the FireKeepers Casino 400

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Who…should you be talking about after the race? Kevin Harvick had the strongest car all race long and shot around Brad Keselowski in overtime to win his third race out of the past four at Michigan International Speedway on Saturday, Aug. 8. After several restarts due to incidents, Harvick finally was passed late in the …

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