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Bob Keselowski Dead at 70

Brad and Bob Keselowski Brian Czobat

(Photo: Autostock, USA Brian Czobat via Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Bob Keselowski, 1989 ARCA Menards Series champion and father to NASCAR Cup Series driver Brad Keselowski, died Dec. 22. He was 70. A cause of death was not revealed. Brian Keselowski posted on Twitter last week that Bob battled cancer that past two years. “My dad will always be my hero,” Brad Keselowski said in …

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Speedway Motorsports to Acquire Dover International Speedway, Nashville Superspeedway

2021 Cup Dover Aerial Shot (Credit: NKP)

Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

Speedway Motorsports LLC and Dover Motorsports LLC jointly announced that an agreement has been reached to where Speedway Motorsports will purchase Dover Motorsports. The announcement was made on Nov. 8 by Speedway Motorsports President and CEO Bruton Smith, along with Dover Motorsports President and CEO Denis McGlynn. Dover Motorsports operates Dover International Speedway in Dover, …

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Keegan Leahy Captures 1st eNASCAR iRacing Title With Virtual Texas Triumph


The finale for the 2021 eNASCAR Coca-Cola iRacing Series took place Tuesday (Oct. 12) night at the virtual Texas Motor Speedway. Keegan Leahy, Bobby Zalenski, Logan Clampitt and Mitchell DeJong were the four drivers competing for the championship. None of the drivers had previously won a title in the series, so the stage was set …

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Kyle Larson Survives ROVAL Chaos, Wins 7th Race of 2021

Kyle Larson celebrates his victory in the 2021 bank of America ROVAL 400 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Photo: NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

When the smoke and debris cleared, Kyle Larson emerged victorious after a hectic, chaotic race at the Charlotte Motor Speedway ROVAL, securing one of the Round of 8’s spots as four drivers were eliminated from playoff competition. Kevin Harvick, Christopher Bell, Alex Bowman and William Byron ended up on the wrong side of the playoff …

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John Wes Townley Shot, Killed in Athens Shooting

2015 Martinsville I CWTS John Wes Townley credit Amy Henderson

Photo Credit: Amy Henderson, Frontstretch

John Wes Townley, who made nearly 200 starts across NASCAR’s Camping World Truck Series and Xfinity Series over a nine-year span, was shot and killed in a double shooting in Athens, Ga. on Saturday (Oct. 2). A report from the Athens Banner-Herald says responders to a shooting near the Athens Five Points area found Townley and a …

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Nick Ottinger Scores Talladega Win; Logan Clampitt Advances to Championship 4


(Photo: iRacing)

The penultimate race of the 2021 eNASCAR Coca-Cola iRacing Series took place at virtual Talladega Superspeedway on Tuesday night (Sept. 28), and defending series champion Nick Ottinger took home the checkered flag. “I’m so ecstatic to get our team in victory lane. We’ve had so many opportunities to do so,” Ottinger said following his big …

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Stock Car Scoop: Dissecting The Kevin Harvick-Chase Elliott Feud. What’s Your Take?

2021 Bristol II Cup Chase Elliott Kevin Harvick racing Brian Lawdermilk Getty

(Photo: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images)

The NASCAR Cup Series went to Bristol Motor Speedway for the final race of the Round of 16 on Saturday (Sept. 18), and amid the mayhem tempers flared during and after the race between Chase Elliott and Kevin Harvick. Who was in the right and will their feud continue heading to Sin City next week? …

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Romain Grosjean Charges to 3rd at Laguna Seca

Romain Grosjean in the Corkscrew at Laguna Seca in 2021

(Photo by Joe Skibinski/INDYCAR)

Romain Grosjean‘s strategy nearly gave the Frenchman his first NTT IndyCar Series win, but the former Formula 1 driver would have to settle for third place in Sunday’s (September 19th) Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey at Laguna Seca. Starting 13th, Grosjean got to 12th place at the Andretti Hairpin after passing Graham Rahal and then …

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Colton Herta Dominates Laguna Seca; Alex Palou Inches Closer to IndyCar Championship

Colton Herta spraying champagne after winning the 2021 Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey

(Photo by Joe Skibinski/INDYCAR)

Colton Herta dominated the day en route to victory in the NTT IndyCar Series’ Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey at Weathertech Raceway Laguna Seca on Sunday (Sept. 29). This win marks the fifth of Herta’s young IndyCar career, surpassing his father Bryan’s career total of four. Herta led from pole and saw two of his …

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Pato O’Ward Loses IndyCar Points Lead in Portland

Pato O'Ward at Portland

(Photo by Joe Skibinski/INDYCAR)

Pato O’Ward‘s slim lead in the 2021 NTT IndyCar Series standings disappeared after Sunday’s (Sept. 12) Grand Prix of Portland when the Mexican racer finished 14th. Up ahead of him, fellow title rival Alex Palou earned the victory, claiming the points lead in the process. O’Ward started seventh but INDYCAR placed him as the race …

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