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DARLINGTON, S.C. – Two NASCAR Cup point races in four days at the same track had never occurred in the series 71-year history until this week at Darlington Raceway and there was very little similarity …

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Newman Still Wants 2020 Championship
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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Ryan Newman’s goals for the 2020 NASCAR Cup season remain unchanged, but when the Indiana native will return to his No. 6 Ford has yet to be determined, Roush Fenway …

Sun, 02/23/20 – 19:47 | Comments Off on Newman Still Wants 2020 Championship
Torrence Returns To Top Fuel Cockpit
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Two weeks after his rivals began the 2020 season without him, Steve Torrence will launch his bid for a third consecutive NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Top Fuel world championship Friday with the opening …

Fri, 02/21/20 – 17:56 | Comments Off on Torrence Returns To Top Fuel Cockpit
‘Hinchtown’ Gets Hand From Andretti
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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INDYCAR fan-favorite James Hinchcliffe has received a reprieve from open-wheel limbo.
Booted from his full-time ride at Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports after its offseason alliance with McLaren, Hinchcliffe will return to …

Fri, 02/21/20 – 10:29 | Comments Off on ‘Hinchtown’ Gets Hand From Andretti
End Of 500 Resulted In A Prolonged Holding Of Breath
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Some Thoughts on Speedweeks and the Daytona 500:
The scariest sight in racing is not a car hitting a wall at 200 mph. Or, a car rolling down the track at 200 mph. Or a car …

Fri, 02/21/20 – 9:46 | Comments Off on End Of 500 Resulted In A Prolonged Holding Of Breath
Newman Exits Hospital; Roush Puts Chastain In Seat
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Ross Chastain will replace a recuperating Ryan Newman in the NASCAR Cup Series for Roush Fenway Racing beginning this weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Newman was injured in a violent, …

Wed, 02/19/20 – 18:00 | Comments Off on Newman Exits Hospital; Roush Puts Chastain In Seat
Flat Spot On: Long-Running Safety Revolution Saved Newman
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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For a guy who recently finished a book on some of the deadliest years of professional racing—and the safety revolution those years spawned—I felt strangely numb the day after Ryan …

Wed, 02/19/20 – 17:54 | 3 Comments
Quiet Not Peaceful After A Wreck Like Newman’s
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Silence isn’t golden at a race track. Instead, it’s so loud that it’s deafening.
Such was the case Monday night at the end of the rain-delayed Daytona …

Tue, 02/18/20 – 9:01 | One Comment
Hamlin Wins 500; Newman Survives Scary Wreck
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Last week, Denny Hamlin couldn’t come up with the names of drivers who have won three Daytona 500s. He did know that winning three would put him in “very, very …

Mon, 02/17/20 – 22:50 | Comments Off on Hamlin Wins 500; Newman Survives Scary Wreck
Rain Postpones Daytona 500
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Rain forced the postponement of Sunday’s 62nd running of the Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway after just 20 laps had been completed.
The race has been rescheduled for Monday. The starting time has been set …

Sun, 02/16/20 – 19:03 | Comments Off on Rain Postpones Daytona 500
Cup Season Begins On Note Of Optimism
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The grandest stage in stock car racing and its annual Great American Race received plenty of presidential treatment on Sunday.
And as choreography and scripts go, the …

Sun, 02/16/20 – 17:42 | Comments Off on Cup Season Begins On Note Of Optimism