Briscoe survived a wild back-and-forth battle with veteran Kyle Busch over the final nine laps but just clipped Busch at the finish to win Thursday’s rain-delayed Toyota 200 NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Darlington (S.C.) Raceway.
The race was the first for the series since March 7 at Phoenix Raceway. A week later, all professional sports shut down due…Continue
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Alex Bowman, whose hot start to the year was among the biggest story lines in NASCAR before the COVID-19 pandemic that halted the 2020 season, announced Saturday morning that he has signed a one-year contract extension through 2021 with Hendrick Motorsports.
The 27-year-old is in his third full season driving the Hendrick Motorsports No. 88 Chevrolet,…Continue
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NASCAR today announced the next installment of races in its return to racing, featuring events at Bristol Motor Speedway, Atlanta Motor Speedway, Martinsville Speedway, Homestead-Miami Speedway and Talladega Superspeedway. The slate of races include events in the NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR Xfinity Series, NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Series and the ARCA…Continue
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Ahead of this weekend’s restarted 2020 NASCAR Cup and Xfinity seasons at the famed ‘Lady in black’ and ‘Too tough to tame’ 1.37-mile oval in South Carolina, the 46-year-old Michael Donavan Avin has been…Continue
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NASCAR officials released information Tuesday about starting lineup and pit-selection procedures, plus a modified competition caution process to allow for more wide-ranging adjustments for upcoming events scheduled without practice or qualifying.
Three of the next four events on the revised NASCAR Cup Series schedule will be held without Busch Pole…Continue
NASCAR competition officials announced Monday that the field size for Xfinity and Gander Trucks races temporarily will be expanded to a maximum of 40 vehicles each. The change will be in place for events scheduled without qualifying as the sanctioning body attempts to hold its first races after the outbreak of COVID-19.
The temporary procedure…Continue
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NASCAR officials announced Friday three tracks will have races reassigned to Darlington Raceway and Charlotte Motor Speedway later this month as the sport attempts to hold its first events since the COVID-19 outbreak.
The realignment shifts events away from Chicagoland Speedway, Richmond Raceway (spring) and Sonoma Raceway on the 2020 calendar.…Continue
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Sonoma Raceway has hosted a road course race on the NASCAR calendar every year since 1989, but the 2020 Toyota/Save Mart 350 NASCAR Cup Series race weekend planned for June 12-14 has been called off.
Charlotte Motor Speedway's May 27 race will serve as a substitute on the calendar, another track owned by SMI.…Continue
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The guidelines, which include screenings, social distancing, compartmentalization, and the use of personal protective equipment (face masks and gloves) must be followed at all times while at the track.
Should any NASCAR member fail to adhere to the aforementioned guidelines, they could now face a fine ranging…Continue
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On April 12th, he entered an online racing event on the oval at Monza. While attempting to speak to his personal spotter on a private channel, he used the n-word.
By April 13, Kyle Larson was…Continue
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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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