DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - NASCAR today announced it will return to racing on May 17, which will kick off a slate of races that includes seven events in three series at two race tracks – Darlington Raceway and Charlotte Motor Speedway.
The NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR Xfinity Series and NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series will each host its…Continue
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Now, eight NASCAR races have been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak. But, NASCAR intends to make up all these events.
Last week, Gov. Roy Cooper declared NASCAR teams an essential…Continue
Newman has been sidelined since a vicious airborne accident on the final lap of the 2020 Daytona 500 (Feb. 17), where he sustained a head injury. Despite the severity of the crash, he spent just two days at Halifax Medical Center before leaving the hospital with his two daughters.
Ross Chastain stepped behind…Continue
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N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper on Thursday extended his executive order closing non-essential businesses and prohibiting groups of 10 or more through May 8. It was originally set to expire on April 29.
In a clarification issued Thursday, Cooper said race teams are allowed to have personnel work in their shops under his…Continue
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The decision, announced Friday, was not unexpected as Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam issued a stay-at-home order for the residents of his state on March 30 that currently extends through June 10.
In a statement, NASCAR it still hoped to restart its 2020 season in late May.
"NASCAR is postponing the scheduled…Continue
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Larson, 27, considered one of the up-and-coming stars of NASCAR’s premier series, experienced a rocket-like fall from grace for his use of a racial slur during the live-stream of a virtual race on Sunday evening.
The Ganassi organization released the following statement Tuesday:
“After much consideration,…Continue
NASCAR has indefinitely suspended Kyle Larson and will require him to attend sensitivity training, the sanctioning body announced Monday.
NASCAR stated: “NASCAR has made diversity and inclusion a priority and will…Continue
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Larson was competing in an iRacing event Sunday night, “Monza Madness,” featuring more than 60 entries and put together by fellow drivers Landon Cassill and Garrett Smithley, when he appeared to lose communication on his headset with his spotter during the pre-race practice session.
Larson was broadcasting his…Continue
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NASCAR also introduced the 'Modern Era' and 'Pioneer Ballots' for the first time.
New names on the Modern Era ballot include Dale Earnhardt Jr., Carl Edwards and Jeff Burton On the Pioneer side are Jake Elder and Banjo Matthews.…Continue
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