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Tony Stewart, Ray Evernham to Start New Racing Series

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A new racing circuit is set to debut next summer. NASCAR Hall of Famers Tony Stewart and Ray Evernham are starting the Superstar Racing Experience (SRX) in 2021, Sports Business Journal first reported. The series, which will air on CBS Saturday nights during the summer, will have six short-track races. Agent Sandy Montag and former …

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Entry List: All-Star Race

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On Monday morning (July 13), the NASCAR Cup Series’ entry list for the first ever All-Star Race hosted by Bristol Motor Speedway, scheduled for Wednesday, July 13, was released. There are 16 drivers from seven different teams represented so far in the race of winners. Drivers eligible for this year’s event include 2019-20 race winners, …

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Cole Custer Goes 4-Wide, Earns 1st Cup Series Win at Kentucky

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With one lap to go in the Quaker State 400 and a three-way race for the lead in front of him, an opportunity was in front of NASCAR Cup Series rookie Cole Custer at Kentucky Speedway.   Custer took it and turned it into his first career win in NASCAR’s top series, getting past Kevin Harvick, …

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Sheldon Creed Wins Rain-Shortened Kentucky for 1st Career NASCAR Truck Win

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The apocalyptic-looking skies above Kentucky Speedway finally opened up, dumping rain on the racetrack and sending Sheldon Creed to victory lane for the first time in the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series. Creed won the rain-shortened Buckle Up in Your Truck 225 on Saturday evening (July 11), winning stage 2 at Kentucky and …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR FanDuel Forecast: 2020 Quaker State 400

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This weekend marks the 10th NASCAR Cup Series race at the Kentucky Motor Speedway, still the newest facility on the Cup schedule with the exception of the Charlotte Motor Speedway ROVAL. This weekend also marks the 20th anniversary of the speedway’s opening. While Kentucky seems like a natural location for a Cup race, in reality, …

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Stock Car Scoop: Bubba Wallace Replies to Donald Trump, Entry Lists Revealed, Fernando Alonso Returning to Formula 1

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Bubba Wallace replied to President Donald Trump’s tweet on Monday afternoon (July 6). What was Wallace’s response to the POTUS? Find out in the latest Stock Car Scoop. Frontstretch‘s newest podcast focused on the motorsports news of the week also takes a look at the entry lists for all four races at Kentucky Speedway this …

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The Frontstretch 5: Drivers Who Might Make a Splash in Top Equipment

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Silly Season 2020 hasn’t really heated up yet. (You could argue that everything about 2020 is Silly Season, but that’s not what we’re talking about here.) It’s a given that at least one top ride will be up for grabs, as Jimmie Johnson said last week he has informed Hendrick Motorsports that he will not …

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Power Rankings: Back Home Again in Rain Delay Mode Edition

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The folks at NASCAR are really quick to point out that their television partners get to pick the window that the race gets broadcast in. But maybe it’s time for the “experts” on holding a race to have a little talk with the television people. Through most of its history, NASCAR never got a race …

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Tommy Joe Martins’ Crew Chief Suspended for Shady Rays 200

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NASCAR Xfinity Series driver Tommy Joe Martins will be without regular crew chief Daniel Johnson this Thursday, June 9, at Kentucky Speedway. Johnson was suspended on Tuesday (July 7) in reaction to the rear axle coming off of Martins’ No. 44 Chevrolet at last weekend’s race on the road course at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. No …

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NASCAR, IndyCar Teams Approved for PPP Loans

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A number of teams in both NASCAR and IndyCar were approved for Paycheck Protection Program loans amid the coronavirus pandemic, ESPN reported Tuesday (July 7). The two motorsports were among “hundreds of thousands” of recipients of the program. According to the data, the majority of teams within NASCAR and IndyCar were granted considerable payouts, which …

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Trifecta: Kevin Harvick Bags 2020 Big Machine Hand Sanitizer 400, Another Brickyard Win

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After running near the front for most of the Big Machine Hand Sanitizer 400, Kevin Harvick needed a good restart to seal the victory during an overtime restart. The veteran driver got that and more to win the crown jewel event for the third time overall and second year in a row.   Harvick pulled away …

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