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Fernando Alonso Attempting Indianapolis 500 With McLaren

Fernando Alonso

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Two-time Formula 1 champion Fernando Alonso will return to Indianapolis Motor Speedway in 2020, attempting the 104th running of the Indy 500 with Arrow McLaren Racing SP, according to NBC Sports. Alonso previously attempted the historic race in 2017 and 2019. The 38-year-old qualified fifth for his Indy 500 debut in 2017 with Andretti Autosport, …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Chase Briscoe Triumphs in Vegas, Ryan Sieg Scores Third-Place Finish

(Photo: Randy Lanning)

After a rain delay, 50 laps of racing and a postponement, the NASCAR Xfinity Series finally got underway Sunday evening after a frantic finish to the Cup Series’ event. Chase Briscoe scored his first victory of the season and third of his Xfinity Series career, doing so carrying a paint scheme honoring legendary Ford icon …

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Denny Hamlin Wins Chaotic Daytona 500

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Denny Hamlin emerged victorious in a Daytona 500 that featured a rain postponement and several massive crashes, including a violent wreck at the finish that sent Ryan Newman’s No. 6 tumbling in the NASCAR Cup Series. Hamlin’s victory was his second straight in the season-opening event and third overall, having won three in the last …

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Kyle Busch Running 5 Truck Races in 2020

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Kyle Busch will enter five NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series events in 2020, according to a tweet Tuesday morning from Kyle Busch Motorsports’ official account. Are you ready to get Rowdy?! @KyleBusch will run 5 @NASCAR_Trucks races in 2020. pic.twitter.com/8pWC58Ysis — Kyle Busch Motorsports (@KBMteam) February 11, 2020 Similar to 2019, Busch is …

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Ryan Truex to Drive for Niece Motorsports in 2020

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Ryan Truex will pilot the No. 40 Niece Motorsports machine in six NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series events in 2020, according to a tweet from the driver’s account on Tuesday, Feb. 4. Truex returns to the division for the first time since 2017, having previously competed then for Hattori Racing. He recorded 13 …

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Brennan Poole, Spartan Mosquito Team for 2020 Cup Season

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Spartan Mosquito will be the primary sponsor on Brennan Poole‘s NASCAR Cup Series ride with Premium Motorsports in 2020, the team revealed in a statement Thursday. Poole’s No. 15 Chevrolet Camaro will have backing from the company for 15 points races and two additional events, among them the season opener at Daytona International Speedway. “It …

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