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NASCAR Postpones Martinsville Speedway Races

2019 Martinsville Mencs Racing Nkp

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

NASCAR has elected to postpone all events at Martinsville Speedway scheduled for May 8-9, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, per an April 17 release. The events were originally planned as the first event to return to the NASCAR schedule after a seven-week hiatus from competition that included postponements at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Homestead-Miami Speedway and five …

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Bubba Wallace Loses Blue-Emu Sponsorship After “RageQuit” in Bristol iRacing Event

Monster Energy Nascar Cup Series

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

A ragequit has Blue-Emu raging mad at Bubba Wallace. The company pulled its sponsorship of Wallace and Richard Petty Motorsports after Wallace quit mid-race during Sunday’s (April 5) NASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series event at virtual Bristol Motor Speedway. Wallace was competing in the third iRacing event featuring drivers in the NASCAR Cup Series. But …

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William Byron Dominates Bristol iRacing Pro Invitational Series Race

Iracing William Byron Bristol Win

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iRacing veteran William Bryon put on a commanding performance at the virtual Bristol Motor Speedway (April 5). Byron, who led a total of 116 of the 150 laps contested, retook the lead from Chris Buescher on lap 109 and cruised away from John Hunter Nemechek to claim his first win in the eNASCAR iRacing Pro …

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NASCAR Postpones Races at Atlanta, Homestead

NASCAR at Atlanta Motor Speeday

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NASCAR officials have elected to postpone this weekend’s (March 13-15) racing festivities at Atlanta Motor Speedway due to COVID-19, also known as Coronavirus. Additionally, NASCAR racing at Homestead Miami Speedway next weekend (March 20-22) has also been canceled. Although nearly every team across all three NASCAR national touring series had shown up to the circuit, …

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Long Beach IndyCar Race Will Not Be Held in April Due to Coronavirus

2019 Long Beach Indycar Spencer Pigot Car Phil Allaway

(Photo: Phil Allaway)

The 2020 Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach has been canceled for next month. Per a city announcement on Thursday, March 12, the race, which was originally scheduled for April 19, is the latest in a series of changes, postponements, and cancelations across the motorsports community due to COVID-19, also known coronavirus. Organizers were forced …

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Atlanta, Homestead NASCAR Races Will Be Held Without Spectators

2019 Atlanta Cup Ricky Stenhouse Jr Pack Racing Nkp

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

In wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, also known as the coronavirus, NASCAR has elected to hold its race events at Atlanta Motor Speedway (March 13-15) and Homestead Miami Speedway (March 20-22) without fans in attendance, per an announcement on Thursday, March 12. Despite the changes, NASCAR plans to continue to hold all six events at …

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St. Petersburg IndyCar Race Closed to Spectators

Zach Veach 2019 Firestone Grand Prix Of St. Petersburg

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The opening race of the 2020 NTT Data IndyCar Series has canceled general fan attendance amid concerns of COVID-19, also known as coronavirus, St. Petersburg, Fla., mayor Rick Kriseman announced Thursday, March 12. The Grand Prix of St. Petersburg is scheduled to run March 15. Government officials are still determining if the race should indeed …

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