Several NASCAR teams and related organizations were approved for between $150,000 and $10 million in loans under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPE), according to data provided Monday.
The U.S. Small Business Administration posted …Continue
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Briscoe then quickly began to pull away as the battle for position heated up behind him and he held off Justin Haley to win the inaugural NASCAR Xfinity Series…Continue
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The starting lineup for Sunday’s Big Machine Hand Sanitizer 400 Powered by Big Machine Records NASCAR Cup Series race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway (4 p.m. ET on NBC/NBC Sports App, IMS Radio Network, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) has been set.
Joey Logano will start from the pole position, with Kurt Busch joining him on the front row to lead the…Continue
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The race moves from Charlotte Motor Speedway to Bristol for the first time July 15 in a Wednesday night primetime event.
This week, NASCAR announced the race format, which features a 'choose cone' rule. Drivers will be able to choose which lane they want to be in for each restart at a designated area on the track following pit stops. Normally,…Continue
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The event was moved to Nashville, Tennessee in 2019 after ten years in Las Vegas. Before that, the annual celebration was held in New York City.
But due to concerns surrounding COVID-19, the series has opted to call off the event for 2020.
The sanctioning body released the following statement Monday: “With the uncertainty surrounding the…Continue
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Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota driver Hamlin executed a long-haul fuel strategy plan in the final stage that meant he spent less time in pit road, as Stewart-Haas Ford’s Harvick got stuck in traffic in the crucial final run. Erik Jones made a late surge to finish third, while…Continue
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Briscoe overcame a pit road speeding penalty, spun out while leading at one point and used a nudge and pass of Ross Chastain with one lap remaining in overtime to win Saturday’s Pocono Green 225.
The is Briscoe’s fourth in the NASCAR Xfinity Series this season, including two of the last three, and sixth of his career.…Continue
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Harvick cycled through a late-race run of green flag pit stops to emerge the leader and then held off a determined challenge from Denny Hamlin to win Saturday’s 325-mile race at Pocono – part of the track’s unique doubleheader weekend.
The victory is Harvick’s third this season – all coming in the last 10 races – and 52nd of his career.…Continue
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Theodore Brown, 48, was suspended for a violation of Section 12.8.1.e of the Xfinity Series rulebook, which covers behavioral penalties, including as a result of a NASCAR member being charged with or convicted of “significant criminal violations.”
Brown, of Mooresville, N.C., was arrested on June 8 and charged with habitual misdemeanor assault, which…Continue
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New Hampshire Motor Speedway’s Aug. 2 Cup race will have fans in attendance, the track announced Thursday.
The permitting of fans is part of a “comprehensive action plan” approved by New Hampshire Gov. Christopher Sununu. The Aug. 2 race is the last official race date NASCAR has made public as part of…Continue
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The pull down rope on Bubba Wallace's garage stall door, fashioned in a way that resembles a noose, led NASCAR to investigate the incident and involve the FBI.
The following is a joint statement from U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town and FBI Special Agent in Charge Johnnie Sharp Jr. regarding the incident and their investigation:…Continue
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Three drivers -- one from the Pioneer Ballot and two from the Modern Era Ballot -- will become part of NASCAR's Hall of Fame in 2021.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. will join his father Dale Sr. (2010) as the sixth father-son duo in the Hall. Earnhardt, a 26-time winner at the Cup level and 15-time Most Popular Driver is one of the most…Continue
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Due to the recent increase of the number of COVID-19 cases in North Carolina and the corresponding increase in the state’s positive rate of infection, the annual All-Star race will be moved to Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway, multiple sources have confirmed to Motorsport.com.
Some limited number of fans are expected to be allowed to attend,…Continue
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A delayed start due to a brief rain shower and two red flags, for multiple lightning strikes nearby the Homestead-Miami Speedway, delayed the opening stage by several hours. But the weather relented from there and the race ran as planned to the finish.…Continue
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Busch had to start from the rear and take a drive-through penalty on the opening lap due to an L1 penalty in pre-race technical. He explained: "The deal with the infraction was just a fluke deal, it was a bar that was legal here last year but not legal this year, and it hadn't been back to the fab shop."
Despite brushing the wall on his first…Continue
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