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Pace Laps: Christopher Bell Puts on a Clinic, Truck Series Drama Unfolds In Iowa

Xfinity Series: Christopher Bell Show in Iowa  Heading into Sunday’s CircuitCity.com 250 at Iowa Speedway, Christopher Bell was the favorite. The No. 20 team lived up to expectations in the race, leading 186 laps en route to its fourth victory of the season. The victory is Bell’s second in four …

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Friday Faceoff: Just How Big of a Deal Is Greg Biffle’s Win?

Clint Bowyer said that the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series package at Michigan International Speedway “wasn’t racing.” Do you agree? Bryan Davis Keith: While even the great Dale Earnhardt was quoted as saying plate racing wasn’t real racing, even before the tapered spacer era, the stats showed that there were drivers …

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ARCA Preview: 2019 Shore Lunch 200 at Madison International Speedway

It’s a “Friday Night Special” this weekend for the ARCA Menards Series. After a thrilling finish at Michigan International Speedway, the series heads to Madison International Speedway for the Shore Lunch 200. Last weekend, championship points leader Michael Self passed Ty Majeski on the last lap to secure his sixth …

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ARCA Points Leader Michael Self Docked 50 Championship Points After Michigan Victory

Venturini Motorsports driver Michael Self and the team were handed a 50-point penalty following their ARCA Menards Series victory at Michigan International Speedway last weekend. The car was found to violate page 31, #3, Body, Composite, which means the team made an illegal modification/alteration to the body of the car …

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Pace Laps: Michigan Monsoon Makes For Monday NASCAR Racing

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Monday Race At Michigan Michigan International Speedway faced Mother Nature’s wrath a second straight year. Sunday’s (June 9) 2019 FireKeepers Casino 400 was postponed by rain and rescheduled for Monday at 5 p.m. ET. All the action will be covered live after Women’s World Cup …

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Friday Faceoff: Is Kyle Busch Too Critical of His KBM Drivers?

With a Pocono Raceway doubleheader looming next year in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, what should be done to ensure a more entertaining show? Mark Howell: The best way to insure a successful Pocono doubleheader is to make sure that Cup rules have been revised to enable the cars to …

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ARCA Preview: VizCom 200

The ARCA Menards Series heads to the Michigan International Speedway on Friday, June 7, for the VizCom 200. Ty Majeski has kicked off a string of momentum starting with his victory at Charlotte Motor Speedway. That momentum carried into last weekend, as Majeski came out on the right side of …

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ARCA Preview: General Tire #AnywhereIsPossible 200 at Pocono Raceway

The ARCA Menards Series heads to the Pocono Raceway this weekend for the General Tire #AnywhereIsPossible 200. Friday’s (May 31) edition will be the 64th ARCA race at Pocono. In the track’s long-storied history on the ARCA schedule, many have risen to the challenge that the “Tricky Triangle” presents and …

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Lack of Lapped Traffic Respect Fueled Alexander Rossi’s Angry Driving at End of Indy 500

Alexander Rossi’s second Indianapolis 500 victory was within reach. Rossi and eventual race winner Simon Pagenaud battled during the final 13 laps of the race. After a big crash that resulted in the red flag being thrown, Rossi had just taken the lead away from Pagenaud and had time to …

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