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NASCAR Suspends Sheldon Creed’s Crew Chief, Others for Eldora Violation

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GMS Racing announced an interim crew chief on Tuesday, August 6 for its No. 2 truck after NASCAR found it violated rules. The truck, driven by Sheldon Creed last week at Eldora Speedway, “experienced a loss or separation of added ballast,” according to NASCAR This issue occurred during practices for last Thursday’s race. Crew chief …

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Ty Dillon, K&L Team for Michigan

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A new sponsor and new colors comes aboard Germain Racing’s No. 13 Chevrolet this weekend at Michigan International Speedway. K&L Ready Mix joins Ty Dillon and the team for Sunday’s (Aug. 11) Consumers Energy 400. NEWS: K&L Ready Mix Partners with Germain Racing to Sponsor the No. 13 Camaro ZL1 at @MISpeedway Details ➡️ https://t.co/5uqsztq2hQ …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: 2019 Go Bowling at the Glen

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers hope to score a strike this weekend at Watkins Glen International for Sunday’s Go Bowling at the Glen. This will be their second road course of the season, and the cars will have the higher horsepower package without aero ducts. Just like last week, Cup practices and qualifying are …

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NASCAR 101: Road Course Winners Without Wins Anywhere Else

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You may have heard of a road course ringer: a non-NASCAR driver who is brought in to the series solely for his road-course skills. However, not all drivers who only have a road-course win have been part-timers. Some have been Monster Energy Cup, Xfinity, and Gander Outdoors Truck Series regulars. NASCAR has an extensive road …

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INDYCAR to Use Hybrid Engines, Incorporate In-Car Starters In 2022

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Some new technology is coming to INDYCAR in the future. INDYCAR announced Thursday (Aug. 1) that it will begin implementing hybrid engine technology for the 2022 NTT IndyCar Series season. The new system would also allow for drivers to activate the starter from inside their cockpit, a design feature first incorporated onto the Panoz DP01 …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: 2019 Gander RV 400

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Guess what’s back, back again? Pocono Raceway’s back, tell a friend. The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series teams head back to the Tricky Triangle for Sunday’s (July 28) Gander RV 400. The cars will again use the lower horsepower package with aero ducts. This time around, though, the PJ1 traction compound will be on all …

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Carson Hocevar to Debut at Eldora for Jordan Anderson Racing

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A young driver is set to debut at Eldora Speedway next week in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series. Carson Hocevar will drive the No. 3 Chevrolet Silverado for Jordan Anderson Racing, the team announced Thursday (July 25). Let’s go dirt racing! Welcome @CarsonHocevar to the team for @EldoraSpeedway ? pic.twitter.com/JPv1lSrC5g — Jordan Anderson (@j66anderson) …

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Friday Faceoff: How Late Is Too Late to Finish a Race?

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Ryan Newman moved into a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoff spot based on his finish last week, bumping Jimmie Johnson. Who is more likely to make the postseason? Frank Velat: Neither deserves to be in at this point, but that’s a whole other story. Ryan Newman has the immeasurable advantage known as momentum. He’s …

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Who’s Hot & Who’s Not in NASCAR: Lobster Kissin’ and Magic Mile Repeats

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This weekend’s events at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway mirrored 2018’s results, with both Christopher Bell and Kevin Harvick defending their victories. In the Xfinity Series’ Roxor 200 on Saturday, July 20, Bell led all but 14 laps en route to his fifth win of the season. In the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series’ Foxwoods …

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Entry List: 2019 Gander RV 400

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The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series returns to Pocono Raceway for the second time during the 2019 season. The preliminary entry list for the Gander RV 400 currently contains 38 cars set to run Sunday, July 28. All drivers will qualify, barring any entry list changes. Ross Chastain will continue to pilot the No. 15 …

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Josef Newgarden Dominates in Iowa 300 Victory

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After a night that began with heavy rain, wind and fierce thunderstorms, the NTT IndyCar Series drivers were finally able to make their way on to Iowa Speedway for the 2019 Iowa 300. When all was said and done, Josef Newgarden stood victorious in a race that wasn’t completed until early Sunday morning (July 21). …

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