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Entry List: 2020 Go Bowling 250 and Virginia is for Racing Lovers 250 at Richmond

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The NASCAR Xfinity Series embarks on a doubleheader schedule for their stint at Richmond Raceway this weekend, as they make up the cancelled spring date with two races in two days. The Go Bowling 250 is set for Friday, Sept. 11 at 7 p.m., while the Virginia is for Racing Lovers 250 will run less …

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Entry List: 2020 ToyotaCare 250 at Richmond

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The NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series has a short turnaround this week as it heads to Richmond Raceway on Thursday, Sept. 10. There are 36 trucks entered for the race, so all will qualify barring any changes. David Ragan will make his second-consecutive start in the No. 17 Ford for DGR-Crosley. Niece Motorsports …

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NASCAR Plans to Convert Auto Club Speedway into Short Track for 2022 Season

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The sanctioning body of NASCAR plans to convert Auto Club Speedway in California into a half-mile short track, according to a report by The Athletic released Tuesday (Sept. 8). NASCAR submitted a proposal to San Bernardino County on Tuesday. The project would involve changes to the track as it stands, as well as decreasing the …

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The Frontstretch 5: Playoff Eliminations, Round of 16

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1. Austin Dillon Austin Dillon and Richard Childress Racing teammate Tyler Reddick dueled for the win at Texas Motor Speedway in mid-July, with the No. 3 car coming out on top to secure a playoff spot. The pair were on the playoff bubble at the time, Dillon in 16th and barely in the playoffs. In …

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NASCAR Mailbox: Should Daytona Remain a Cutoff Race or Should NASCAR Rotate It?

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This season was the first year that NASCAR decided to have a superspeedway be the final decider in who would make it into the playoffs. With it being the biggest wildcard we have seen in many years, everyone knew the energy and excitement would be ramped up. It’s safe to say the race did not …

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Lewis Hamilton Blasts to Belgian Grand Prix Pole

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Lewis Hamilton again earned pole position, this time for the Sunday’s Belgian Grand Prix. He bested his teammate Valtteri Bottas by just over a half-second, claiming the 93rd pole of his career, further distancing himself in the record books. For Mercedes, it was their first front-row lockout since 2015. Though Red Bull was thought to …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Bittersweet Night at Daytona for Kaulig Racing as Justin Haley Takes Trophy

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The Wawa 250 Presented by Coca-Cola had a rubber-band effect in terms of the type of action that took place Friday night (Aug. 28) at Daytona International Speedway. It began with a wreck-filled start, a clean and green midsection, and concluded with a wild, unthinkable outcome. Justin Haley managed to evade all trouble and score …

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Justin Haley Wins Chaotic Xfinity Race at Daytona After His Teammates Crash

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With one lap to go, Justin Haley sat content to watch his Kaulig Racing teammates fight for another NASCAR Xfinity Series win several cars ahead of him. Before he knew it, his teammates and good friends AJ Allmendinger and Ross Chastain were crashing out of control and Haley was crossing the finish line as the …

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Kaulig Racing Teammates Clash on Final Lap in Daytona

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When the NASCAR Xfinity Series competes on a superspeedway track, Kaulig Racing is the team to beat. Case in point: Friday night’s (Aug. 28) Wawa 250 at Daytona International Speedway. Based off the new qualifying equation that sets starting lineups, Kaulig drivers Ross Chastain started the race on the front row in second, with Justin …

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William Byron Not Sure What to Expect Heading into Daytona

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Coming into this weekend’s doubleheader at Dover International Speedway, William Byron was 25 points above the cutline, hoping to maintain that cushion heading into the regular season finale at Daytona International Speedway next Saturday (Aug. 29). That didn’t go according to plan. The opening NASCAR Cup Series event of the weekend was a struggle for …

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Seeking Full-Time Ride, James Hinchcliffe Scores 7th in Indianapolis 500

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Despite running just three races in so far in 2020, James Hinchcliffe made the most of his final scheduled start with Andretti Autosport, coming home seventh in the 104th running of the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday (Aug. 23). Hinchcliffe finished 18th and 11th at Texas Motor Speedway and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course, respectively, …

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Chase Briscoe Goes from Worst to 1st to Win Dover

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This time, it was Chase Briscoe’s turn to dominate.  Starting from the rear of the field after going to a backup car following Saturday’s first half of the NASCAR Xfinity Series doubleheader at Dover International Speedway, Briscoe wasted little time racing through the field to win the Drydene 200 on Sunday afternoon (Aug. 23).  The …

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