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Friday Faceoff: Should Cup Race on the Indy Road Course?

AJ Allmendinger, others race in a turn on the Indianapolis road course, 2020 NASCAR Xfinity Indy race, NKP

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Denny Hamlin and Kevin Harvick have been the class of the field in the NASCAR Cup Series in 2020, but who is the more likely champion? Zach Gillispie: Judging by his history, I’m more inclined to say that Denny Hamlin is the most due for a championship. However, Kevin Harvick‘s consistency gives him the edge. …

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Spencer Boyd, Crowe Equipment Partner Up In NASCAR Truck Series

Spencer Boyd 2020 Truck Las Vegas

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Spencer Boyd announced Monday, July 6 Crowe Equipment will be a primary sponsor on his NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series Chevrolet for two races this season. The No. 20 truck will adore the yellow, white and black colors for upcoming races this month at Kentucky Speedway and Kansas Speedway. The construction company specializes …

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The Big 6: Questions Answered After the 2020 Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis

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Who… should you be talking about after the race? Welcome back to the top five, Matt Kenseth. You have to go back 966 days since he last appeared there, winning at Phoenix Raceway in 2017. It was the penultimate event for Kenseth with Joe Gibbs Racing and his last full-time season in the sport. After …

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NASCAR 101: 5 Things to Avoid to Win a Championship

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With his fourth win of the season at Pocono, Denny Hamlin looks like the driver to beat for the 2020 championship. Still, that doesn’t mean you pencil Hamlin as your 2020 NASCAR Cup Series champion. Anything can happen from now to November. Here are five examples of things to avoid if Hamlin wants to win …

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NASCAR Canceling 2020 Nashville Awards Ceremony

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NASCAR has announced that Nashville will not host the 2020 NASCAR Awards Ceremony in a statement released today (June 29). Nashville, which is in Davidson County, has the second-highest coronavirus count in the state. With an uptrend of coronavirus cases in the state of Tennessee, NASCAR decided to move the ceremony away from Nashville. It …

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Ryan Blaney Fumigates the Field on Fumes for the GEICO 500 Win

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It took overtime to do it, but Ryan Blaney secured his first win of the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season in thrilling fashion, narrowly edging out Ricky Stenhouse Jr. to claim the checkered flag for the Geico 500 at Talladega Superspeedway by just .007 seconds. It was the fourth career Cup Series win for Blaney …

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Ryan Vargas Signs a Multi-Race Deal With JD Motorsports

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Ryan Vargas will be back driving in the NASCAR Xfinity Series for the 2020 season with JD Motorsports. Vargas competed in three races last season at Iowa, Road America and Phoenix with JD Motorsports. This season, Vargas has been helping out with the team and has been awarded a start at Pocono this weekend. “My …

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