June 2020 Articles (22)

NASCAR cancels 2020 Champion's Week due to COVID-19

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…


Added by Eddie Lopes on June 29, 2020 at 3:56pm — No Comments

Denny Hamlin gets revenge on Kevin Harvick to win Sunday’s Pocono 350

The 350-mile race was the second leg of the Cup Series double-header at Pocono.

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…


Added by Eddie Lopes on June 28, 2020 at 9:02pm — No Comments

Chase Briscoe speeds, spins and still wins Pocono Xfinity race

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.…


Added by Eddie Lopes on June 28, 2020 at 3:43pm — No Comments

Brandon Jones wins wreck-filled Truck race at Pocono

Brandon Jones passed Sheldon Creed in the Tunnel Turn on the final lap to win…


Added by Eddie Lopes on June 28, 2020 at 12:22pm — No Comments

Harvick tops Hamlin in first of Pocono Cup doubleheader

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.…


Added by Eddie Lopes on June 27, 2020 at 7:37pm — No Comments

Xfinity Series crew chief indefinitely suspended following arrest

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…


Added by Eddie Lopes on June 26, 2020 at 8:43pm — No Comments

Aug. 2 Cup race at New Hampshire to allow roughly 19,000 fans

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…


Added by Eddie Lopes on June 25, 2020 at 5:33pm — No Comments

FBI: Bubba Wallace was not the target of a hate crime

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:…


Added by Eddie Lopes on June 23, 2020 at 6:47pm — No Comments

Ryan Blaney wins at Talladega in spectacular photo finish

Kevin Harvick took the white flag as the leader but Blaney got some help from…


Added by Eddie Lopes on June 22, 2020 at 8:34pm — No Comments

Dale Earnhardt Jr. among 2021 NASCAR Hall of Fame Class

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…


Added by Eddie Lopes on June 16, 2020 at 6:19pm — No Comments

The NASCAR All-Star Race is moving to Bristol for 2020

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

Some limited number of fans are expected to be allowed to attend,…


Added by Eddie Lopes on June 15, 2020 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Hamlin dominates in Miami, as Logano trips up Elliott

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.…


Added by Eddie Lopes on June 14, 2020 at 11:05pm — No Comments

Busch bounces back from penalty to dominate Miami Trucks

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…


Added by Eddie Lopes on June 13, 2020 at 10:17pm — No Comments

Denny Hamlin to start on pole for Sunday’s Cup race at Miami

Denny Hamlin will lead the field to green Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway after claiming the pole in a random draw.

Hamlin will be joined on the front row by…


Added by Eddie Lopes on June 11, 2020 at 7:29pm — No Comments

Martin Truex Jr. wins historic Martinsville night race


Added by Eddie Lopes on June 10, 2020 at 10:59pm — No Comments

NASCAR bans Confederate flag from all its events


Added by Eddie Lopes on June 10, 2020 at 5:36pm — No Comments

NASCAR implements plan to welcome back guests at select tracks

NASCAR today announced its plan to reintroduce guests at select NASCAR Cup Series races beginning with the Dixie Vodka 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway (June 14 on FOX, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) and the GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway (June 21 on FOX, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio).

NASCAR’s modified event…


Added by Eddie Lopes on June 9, 2020 at 6:03pm — No Comments

Allmendinger surprises with first NASCAR oval win at Atlanta

During the final round of pit stops, Austin Cindric, Chase Briscoe and Justin Allgaier – who all had contended for the win – were caught speeding on pit road and had to restart from the rear of the field on the final restart.

That left Allmendinger in the lead when the race returned to green on Lap 130 of 163. He held off a serious challenge…


Added by Eddie Lopes on June 6, 2020 at 7:28pm — No Comments

NASCAR releases updated schedule through Aug. 2

NASCAR's updated schedule will take the series to Pocono Raceway, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Kentucky Speedway, Texas Motor Speedway, Kansas Speedway and New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

The schedule includes seven Cup Series race, six Xfinity Series races, five Truck Series races and three ARCA races. …


Added by Eddie Lopes on June 4, 2020 at 8:26pm — No Comments

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