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Chase Briscoe Claims Dramatic 2020 Pennzoil 150 Win at the Brickyard

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NASCAR was not in Daytona Beach this Fourth of July weekend. Instead, stock cars partnered up with the NTT IndyCar Series for a patriotic doubleheader at the brickyard, the historic Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS). Just hours after the undefeated Scott Dixon claimed the Grand Prix win, Chase Briscoe took the NASCAR Xfinity Series checkered flag …

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Slipstream Saturday: Valtteri Bottas Nips Lewis Hamilton for First Pole of 2020 & the Austrian GP

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Following their off-track win yesterday with the ruling that their the DAS system was legal, Mercedes F1 got back to what they do best. Domination. The six-time defending world champions unveiled their new black livery prior to the weekend in support of Black Lives Matter, and after dominating F1 for a good part of the …

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Will Power Nabs 2020 Indy GP Pole Away From Jack Harvey

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It may not be May, but Indy cars have finally returned to the hallowed Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 3 for a day of practice and qualifying in preparation for the July 4 GMR Grand Prix on Indy’s road course. After an entertaining qualifying session using IndyCar’s traditional road-course qualifying procedure, Will Power laid down …

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Jimmie Johnson To Miss 2020 Brickyard 400 After Positive COVID-19 Test

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Seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson has tested positive for COVID-19. Johnson, the first-known active NASCAR driver to be diagnosed with the virus, will miss the Big Machine Hand Sanitizer Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 5. Johnson, who is in the midst of his final full-time Cup Series season, was also …

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Entry List: 2020 Buckle Up In Your Truck 225 at Kentucky

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It will be a full field of NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series pickups at Kentucky Motor Speedway for the Buckle Up In Your Truck 225. 40 trucks are entered for 40 spots, meaning all entrants will take the green flag. After missing the Pocono Raceway contest due to sponsorship woes, Angela Ruch is …

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Entry List: 2020 Shady Rays 200 and Alsco 300 at Kentucky

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After 38 entries showed up at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the NASCAR Xfinity Series field will dwindle slightly as 36 cars are slated for both the Shady Rays 200 (July 9) and Alsco 300 (July 10) at Kentucky Motor Speedway. Jeffrey Earnhardt will slip back into his usual No. 0 Chevrolet, replacing Mike Wallace. His JD …

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Entry List: 2020 Quaker State 400 at Kentucky

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As NASCAR prepares to head to the Bluegrass state, 38 NASCAR Cup Series cars are slated to take the green flag for the Quaker State 400 (July 12) at Kentucky Motor Speedway. After the preceding contest at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, only minor changes can be seen on the entry list. Ross Chastain, who was entered …

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Road Racers AJ Allmendinger, Austin Cindric Top NXS Practice Charts on Indy Road Course

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For the first time ever, NASCAR will employ the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course for a July 4 NASCAR Xfinity Series contest, the Pennzoil 150. In preparation for the inaugural event on the circuit, the sanctioning body opened the track for two practice sessions on Friday (July 3), marking the first time in 120 days …

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Red Bull Racing Launches Complaint Against Mercedes-AMG’s New DAS System

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Over the past 70 years, Formula 1 has been a hot bed for cheeky innovations. We have seen everything from six-wheeled cars to ugly aerodynamic kits to teams flat out cheating for a competitive edge on the grid.  On the eve of the start of the updated 2020 season, defending champions Mercedes F1 have found …

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Stock Car Scoop: Lineups for Indy, All-Star Rules Announced, Racing TV Schedule

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NASCAR revealed the lineups for the Xfinity Series and the NASCAR Cup Series at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Thursday, July 2nd. Who will be starting on the pole for the two races? Find out in the latest Stock Car Scoop. Frontstretch‘s newest podcast focused on the motorsports news of the week also takes a look …

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Stock Car Scoop: Orange Cone Rule at Bristol, Entry Lists for Indy, NBC Returns

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The Athletic’s Jordan Bianchi revealed a big stipulation that will occur at the All-Star Race at Bristol on July 15. What is it? 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 the road course Xfinity …

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The Frontstretch 5: Closest NASCAR Finishes at Indianapolis

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Indianapolis Motor Speedway has produced some great finishes over its more than 100-year history. NASCAR’s history at the track is much shorter, beginning in 1994 when Indiana transplant Jeff Gordon won the inaugural event. Since that race, the finish of a NASCAR race at the track has only been less than half a second five …

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