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FORT WORTH, Texas – Denny Hamlin’s pursuit of the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series Championship is being played-out against the backdrop of perhaps the ultimate motorsports “distraction.”
Hamlin, of Joe Gibbs Racing, has partnered with NBA legend …

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NASCAR’s Speaking Out On Racism – Finally
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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A few years ago one of my cousins had a bumper sticker on her car that read, “After All These Years I Can’t Believe I’m Still Fighting The Same Crap.” 
That …

Wed, 06/10/20 – 14:50 | Comments Off on NASCAR’s Speaking Out On Racism – Finally
NASCAR To Open Gates To Spectators
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NASCAR Tuesday announced a plan to allow spectators to attend two NASCAR Cup Series races beginning with the event at Homestead-Miami Speedway on June 14  and the race at at Talladega Superspeedway On June 21.
In …

Tue, 06/9/20 – 16:50 | Comments Off on NASCAR To Open Gates To Spectators
Hot-lanta Takes Toll On Cup Series Drivers
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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HAMPTON, Ga. – Not since 1971 had Atlanta’s spring NASCAR Cup race been held later than March and the heat and humidity that enveloped the 1.540-mile track on Sunday took …

Tue, 06/9/20 – 6:58 | Comments Off on Hot-lanta Takes Toll On Cup Series Drivers
Harvick’s Victory Brings Back 3 Emotions
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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HAMPTON, Ga. – When Kevin Harvick claimed his first NASCAR career Cup victory at Atlanta Motor Speedway three weeks after Dale Earnhardt’s death in 2001 the three of them became …

Mon, 06/8/20 – 9:50 | Comments Off on Harvick’s Victory Brings Back 3 Emotions
IndyCar Races To Big Numbers
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Delayed 83 days by the COVID-19 pandemic, Saturday night’s 2020 NTT IndyCar Series season-opening Genesys 300 at Texas Motor Speedway delivered boffo primetime numbers for NBC Sports. 
The 200-lap/300-mile event emerged as …

Mon, 06/8/20 – 8:20 | Comments Off on IndyCar Races To Big Numbers
Dixon Dominates As IndyCar Season Begins
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Scott Dixon delivered a lesson in social-distancing, INDYCAR-style, and added to his burgeoning open-wheel history Saturday night during a dominating victory in the Genesys 300 at …

Sun, 06/7/20 – 8:22 | Comments Off on Dixon Dominates As IndyCar Season Begins
IndyCar Jets Back Into Racing In ‘Cool Machines’
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Reigning Genesys 300 champion Josef Newgarden says racing an Indy car around Texas Motor Speedway is like watching jet planes in a gymnasium.
Wrap your COVID-19-weary brain …

Sat, 06/6/20 – 19:14 | Comments Off on IndyCar Jets Back Into Racing In ‘Cool Machines’
Kanaan’s Final Texas Race Will Be a Record-Ender
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Popular INDYCAR champion Tony Kanaan’s anticipated start in Saturday night’s Genesys 300 at Texas Motor Speedway will put the brakes on an open-wheel racing streak worthy …

Fri, 06/5/20 – 17:48 | Comments Off on Kanaan’s Final Texas Race Will Be a Record-Ender
The Drags Are Back At The Plex
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Texas’ first fan-attended sporting event since the onset of the COVID-19 lockdown in March will be staged by the American Drag Racing League today and Saturday, when the season-opening Dragpalooza …

Fri, 06/5/20 – 7:55 | Comments Off on The Drags Are Back At The Plex
NHRA Moves Up Relaunch Date
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NHRA is accelerating the re-launch of its professional Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule from a previously announced August timetable to mid-July amid revised guidelines addressing the COVID-19 pandemic. 
NHRA officials announced Wednesday the Series and …

Thu, 06/4/20 – 7:26 | Comments Off on NHRA Moves Up Relaunch Date