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Formula 1 Postpones Chinese Grand Prix Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

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The 2020 Chinese Grand Prix that was scheduled for April 17-19 has been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak, Formula 1 and the FIA announced Wednesday (Feb. 12). Juss Sports Group, the promoter for the Chinese Grand Prix, requested the postponement after talks with the Federation of Automobile and Motorcycle Sports of People’s Republic of …

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Entry List: 2020 NASCAR Racing Experience 300

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The NASCAR Xfinity Series entry list for the NASCAR Racing Experience 300 at Daytona International Speedway was released on Tuesday (Feb. 11). Since 40 cars are entered for the event, four will not qualify, barring any changes. JD Motorsports has four cars entered for the race: BJ McLeod will pilot the No. 0, Jesse Little …

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Speedco to Sponsor Todd Gilliland in 8 Truck Series Events

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Speedco will sponsor Todd Gilliland in eight races in the 2020 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series season, Front Row Motorsports announced Tuesday (Feb. 11). Speedco, which is a member of Love’s Family of Companies, will be aboard the No. 38 Ford F-150 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Homestead-Miami Speedway, Texas Motor Speedway, Chicagoland …

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NAPA Auto Parts to Continue Sponsoring Chase Elliott Through 2022

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A longtime sponsor of Chase Elliott will stick around for awhile longer. NAPA Auto Parts will continue to be a primary sponsor of Elliott through the 2022 NASCAR Cup Series season, Hendrick Motorsports announced Tuesday morning (Feb. 11). The company will serve as Elliott’s primary sponsor for 26 races per year of the deal. NEWS: …

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Michael Self Nabs Second Lucas Oil 200 Win at Daytona

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Michael Self took home his second career victory at Daytona International Speedway in the Lucas Oil 200 driven by General Tire on Saturday (Feb. 8). The No. 25 car of Venturini Motorsports avoided the major incidents and led the majority of the laps en route to the win. Self, who began the race on the …

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Kevin Harvick to Continue with Stewart-Haas Racing Through 2023

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Kevin Harvick will be around for a bit longer in the NASCAR Cup Series. The No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing driver confirmed to media members Saturday (Feb. 8) at Daytona International Speedway that he has signed an extension with the team through the 2023 season. Harvick’s contract initially was set to last through 2021 but now …

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Ford Performance Racing School to Sponsor Chase Briscoe in 16 Races

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Chase Briscoe has a new primary sponsor in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. Ford Performance Racing School will be aboard Briscoe’s No. 98 Ford Mustang for 16 races in 2020, Stewart-Haas Racing announced Saturday (Feb. 8). Its first event will be at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Feb. 22. “The word ‘performance’ is more than just …

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Scott McLaughlin to Debut for Team Penske at the GMR Grand Prix

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Defending Virgin Australia Supercars champion Scott McLaughlin will make his NTT IndyCar Series debut in the No. 2 car for Team Penske at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course in May, the team announced Wednesday (Feb. 5). McLaughlin won the past two Supercars titles and will compete again for DJR Team Penske in 2020. He …

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Sebastien Bourdais, Dalton Kellett Running Part Time for AJ Foyt

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Sebastien Bourdais and Dalton Kellett will drive a partial 2020 NTT IndyCar Series schedule in AJ Foyt Racing’s No. 14 Chevrolet, the team announced Tuesday, Feb. 4. Tony Kanaan, who announced last week that 2020 would be his final part-time season in IndyCar, will pilot the No. 14 for the five oval events. Bourdais will …

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