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Fanatics Set to End NASCAR Trackside Deal Early

Per Sports Business Daily, Fanatics will terminate their NASCAR trackside deal following the conclusion of 2018. Fanatics has been responsible for the at-track displays for NASCAR races since 2015 including the tents and souvenir haulers. The two parties signed a 10-year deal that should’ve run through 2024 but after today’s news, …

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Fernando Alonso, Jimmie Johnson Confirm Ride-Swap at Bahrain International Circuit

After weeks of teasing videos, a ride swap has become official. Fernando Alonso and Jimmie Johnson will swap rides on November 26 at Bahrain International Circuit in  Sakhir, Bahrain. The two legends of the motorsports world will do something only a few other driver combinations have done in recent years joining …

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Ryan Blaney Leads Friday Cup Practice Session at Texas

Ryan Blaney led the way in Friday’s sole practice session in advance of Sunday’s AAA Texas 500 . The session was outright dominated by blue ovals as Ford took seven of the top 10 positions. Playoff driver Kevin Harvick finished the session in second 0.071-seconds off of first place Blaney. Kurt …

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The 10: Cup Series Power Rankings After Martinsville II

On Sunday (Oct. 28), the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series kicked off the Round of Eight with the First Data 500. The second of two trips to Martinsville, Virginia resulted in an ending that sets up a storyline as the series heads to Texas. Joey Logano and Martin Truex Jr. …

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Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Tabs Marcus Ericsson for 2019 IndyCar Campaign

Formula 1’s Marcus Ericsson will be headed to the IndyCar Racing Series in 2019, where he will pilot the No. 7 Schmidt Peterson Motorsports entry, the organization announced on Tuesday (Oct. 30). Ericsson currently drives for Alfa Romeo Sauber in Formula 1. “It’s a great honor to be picked as …

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Kyle Benjamin Shines In What Could Be Final Start of 2018

Kyle Benjamin has been a name showing up out of the blue this season. Piloting entries in both the NASCAR XFINITY Series and the Camping World Truck Series, Benjamin has attempted to make his name known with a part-time schedule, and he’s done well with the little platform he’s been …

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Robert Wickens Left Paralyzed from Waist Down After Pocono Accident

Following his accident at Pocono Paceway in August, Robert Wickens confirmed on Thursday night (Oct. 25) that he is paralyzed from the waist down. Wickens has been posting encouraging videos on social media for the last few months, including small movements of his legs and a ride on his motorized …

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