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Formula 1 Announces First 8 Races of Revised 2020 Schedule

The Red Bull - Honda pairing looks like it is starting to pay off (credit: FIA Images)

The sanctioning body of Formula 1 has announced the first part of their revised 2020 schedule, outlining details for the opening eight races of the season. The 2020 schedule was put on hold in March due to the coronavirus pandemic, leading to the postponement of five races and the cancellation of four others. Tuesday’s (June …

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Teammates Noah Gragson, Justin Allgaier Tangle Late at Bristol

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It seemed like Justin Allgaier had Monday night’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race well in hand. That is, until a late-race restart resulted in contact between him and JR Motorsports teammate Noah Gragson. The bump sent Allgaier’s No. 7 into the wall and to pit road as Gragson held the lead on the following restart and …

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Cup Driver Bounty Boosts Truck Series’ Return at Charlotte

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Chase Elliott’s blue, white and red Chevrolet flashed across the finish line less than a second before Kyle Busch’s red-and-black Toyota did in Tuesday night’s Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series return at Charlotte Motor Speedway. In doing so, it took just one race for Elliott to win the bounty placed by Kevin Harvick, challenging …

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Driver vs. Driver Classic Matchups: Jeff Gordon vs. Jimmie Johnson

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It started when the young driver asked the superstar for career advice. In 2001, NASCAR was reeling from the loss of Dale Earnhardt. Jeff Gordon, Earnhardt’s fierce rival, was on the way to a fourth championship. And Jimmie Johnson was barely a blip on the collective radar. Most fans know the story by now: Johnson …

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Chase Elliott Wins Truck Series Return at Charlotte

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The Kyle Busch Bounty didn’t last long, as Chase Elliott outraced the 2019 Cup Series champion to win Tuesday night’s (May 26) NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The North Carolina Education 200 was the division’s return to action. The last time the series held an event was on …

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Tyler Courtney Attempting Truck Debut at Eldora

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USAC National Midget Series driver Tyler Courtney will enter the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series event at Eldora Speedway, supported with backing from his dirt team Clauson Marshall Racing and Truck Series team Niece Motorsports, the team announced Tuesday, May 26. “I’m very excited and grateful for this opportunity,” Courtney said in a …

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Gray Gaulding in at Charlotte, JJ Yeley Switches to No. 77

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JJ Yeley will be behind the wheel of Spire Motorsports’ No. 77 on Wednesday night, replacing the originally slated Reed Sorenson for the NASCAR Cup Series’ Alsco Uniforms 500k at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Yeley makes the switch after being originally scheduled to drive Rick Ware Racing’s No. 27. Gray Gaulding will replace Yeley in the …

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5 Points to Ponder: Chase Elliott and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week

Chase Elliott has been snake-bitten of late (Photo: NASCAR Media/Getty Images)

ONE: Chase Elliott and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week Chase Elliott’s potential race-winning Sunday night at the Coca-Cola 600 was foiled by a few factors. Leading with less than three laps to go at Charlotte Motor Speedway, his Hendrick Motorsports teammate William Byron suffered a flat tire and spun. The ensuing caution …

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Kyle Busch, Chase Elliott Tangle Late at Darlington

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Kyle Busch and Chase Elliott were battling for second late in the NASCAR Cup Series Toyota 500. That was before contact sent Elliott’s No. 9 Chevrolet spinning into Darlington Raceway’s inside wall Wednesday night (May 20). Elliott showed his displeasure by exiting his car, walking to the edge of the apron and making an obscene …

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