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Josef Newgarden Sweeps Friday IndyCar Practices at Road America

Josef Newgarden made sure to put the Verizon IndyCar Series on notice that he can’t be overlooked to repeat his championship victory from 2017. Newgarden led the way in both practice sessions on Friday for Sunday’s KOHLER Grand Prix at Road America. Newgarden ran the best lap of the day …

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Christian Eckes and Brett Moffitt Lead Gateway Friday Practices

The Toyotas of Christian Eckes and Brett Moffitt led the way in Friday’s practice sessions at Gateway. NASCAR had three practice sessions slated for Friday but rain forced NASCAR to reschedule final practice for Saturday morning. Even with the uncooperative weather, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series still got a …

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Stewart-Haas Racing Leads Both Sonoma Practices Friday

Stewart-Haas Racing continued showing their strong hand in Friday’s practices for Sunday’s Toyota Save Mart 350. Clint Bowyer, the last driver to win in the Cup series, led first practice while his SHR teammate Kurt Busch led the second session. Bowyer led the way in the 75-minute session and put …

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Friday Faceoff: Has a Favorite for the XFINITY Title Emerged?

1. Now that a third road course has been added to the schedule during the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs, will it impact the way drivers and teams approach Sonoma Raceway in terms of preparation and strategy? John Haverlin: The drivers and teams won’t change their approach this weekend. The …

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Austin Cindric Secures First Career XFINITY Series Pole at Iowa

Austin Cindric turned a fast lap during the third round of qualifying at Iowa Speedway, netting him his first career XFINITY Series pole. A 131.409-mph lap put Cindric on the pole while Daniel Hemric, last weekends runner-up, qualified second. Hemric’s lap was .421 mph slower than Cindric’s lap. Brandon Jones, …

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