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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – When IMSA’s WeatherTech SportsCar Championship returns to action Saturday at Daytona International Speedway after a five-month hiatus due to the pandemic, it will be the first time the DPi competitors have …

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Win Offers Relief To Truex, New Crew Chief
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Martin Truex Jr.’s Wednesday night victory in Martinsville Speedway’s Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500 provided him with his 27th career NASCAR Cup win, but for first-year crew …

Thu, 06/11/20 – 11:04 | Comments Off on Win Offers Relief To Truex, New Crew Chief
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Texan Frankie “The Madman” Taylor earned one of the strangest Pro Extreme victories in American Drag Racing League history at Billy Meyer’s Texas Motorplex in Ennis during the 2020 season-opening Dragpalooza.
Taylor made four uncontested passes …

Thu, 06/11/20 – 7:51 | Comments Off on ‘Madman’ Wins Dragpalooza
NASCAR Bans Confederate Flags
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NASCAR officials announced on Wednesday that Confederate flags will be banned at series events.
A statement issued by NASCAR stated: “The presence of the confederate flag at NASCAR events runs contrary to our commitment to providing …

Wed, 06/10/20 – 17:09 | Comments Off on NASCAR Bans Confederate Flags
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’