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Ryan Blaney’s Rear Tire Changer Injured During Early Pit Stops in 2020 Big Machine 400 at the Brickyard

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1:30 AM UPDATE ON Ryan Blaney’s Rear Tire Changer: “Zach Price, rear tire changer for the No. 12 Menards/Atlas Ford Mustang, was treated and released from Methodist Hospital. He will travel back to North Carolina with the team for further evaluation.”#NASCAR — Jim Utter (@jim_utter) July 6, 2020 Calamity struck on pit road in the …

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Mechanical Issue Derails Ty Gibbs’s ARCA Hopes at Lucas Oil Raceway

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Last weekend, few drivers had much to get past Ty Gibbs in the ARCA Menards Series at Pocono Raceway. Friday night in Indianapolis, however, Gibbs was reduced to the role of a bystander as the 2020 Calypso Lemonade 200 came to a close. KOELLE: CHANDLER SMITH DOMINATES AT LUCAS OIL RACEWAY One of only two …

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Chase Briscoe Overcomes to Win Xfinity Pocono Green 225

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When Chase Briscoe lost the lead due to a spin while leading Sunday’s Pocono Green 225 with 22 laps remaining, thoughts of a victory seemed out of reach to a casual observer.  It turned out to be just the latest obstacle for Briscoe to overcome.  Briscoe rallied from both that spin and a pit road …

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Kevin Harvick Vaults to Victory in 1st of Pocono’s Cup Double-Header Races

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For most of the first 100 laps of Saturday’s Pocono Organics 325, few drivers were able to do much in the way of getting past Aric Almirola.  But with the stroke of pit strategy, Kevin Harvick did just that, getting his first win at Pocono Raceway and his third overall of the 2020 season in …

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2020 GEICO 500 at Talladega Postponed to Monday

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Frequent severe weather and lighting have postponed Sunday’s GEICO 500 for the NASCAR Cup Series at Talladega Superspeedway to Monday afternoon.  The green flag is scheduled for 3 p.m. ET on FOX and also be broadcast on MRN Radio and Sirius XM Radio Channel 90. Rain and severe weather, which included lightning, hampered ongoing track …

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Denny Hamlin Sweeps Both Stages for 40th Career Win at Homestead

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Denny Hamlin had some unfinished NASCAR Cup Series business at Homestead-Miami Speedway. A little over six months after his 2019 championship bid fell short, Hamlin took charge and won from the pole in the 2020 Dixie Vodka 400. After dominating the first two stages Sunday (June 14), Hamlin closed the deal and earned a maximum …

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Chase Briscoe Gets Xfinity Win at Homestead

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Much can happen in the time it takes a racecar to go from turn four to the start/finish line.  On Sunday afternoon (June 14) at Homestead-Miami Speedway, a spin by Austin Cindric in turn 4 with two laps to go brought out the caution. Noah Gragson, who had dominated the race, wasn’t far from seeing …

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Bubba Wallace Treated, Released For Fatigue After Atlanta Cup Race

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Since its NASCAR Cup Series date moved away from Labor Day Weekend after the 2014 season, the variable of warmer temperatures has been less of a factor at Atlanta Motor Speedway. But, as Bubba Wallace discovered, the dangers of heat exhaustion can still rear their ugly head down in Georgia. A rescheduled event from March …

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Kevin Harvick Takes Control to Win Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500

Folds of Honor QuikTrip 400

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What’s the best way to win a race? Ensure that much of the competition is not even in a position to beat you, which is what Kevin Harvick did during Sunday’s (June 7) Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.  The veteran driver moved to the lead for the first time within the …

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NASCAR Holds Moment Of Silence For Racial Inequality At Atlanta

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NASCAR made both literal and metaphorical statements regarding racial inequality ahead of Sunday’s (June 7) Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, while driver Bubba Wallace added his voice to the many athletes who are speaking up in light of current events. Prior to the green flag, NASCAR stopped the entire Cup Series …

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