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Rick Ware Racing, Preferred Commerce Sign Multi-Year Partnership

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Rick Ware Racing and wellness product manufacturer Preferred Commerce signed a three-year deal to sponsor the teams’ cars through 2022, the company announced in a statement Aug. 18. The deal also involves Pinnacle Sports & Entertainment. Preferred Commerce’s vitality product, Thriv5, will be featured on all of RWR’s cars in competition in the NASCAR Cup …

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Indy 500 2020 Qualifying Analysis: Rows 4 to 7

Josef Newgarden (Photo: Joe Skibinski, courtesy of IndyCar Media)

With the NTT IndyCar Series Indy 500 rapidly approaching this weekend, we at Frontstretch are breaking down the starting grid row by row to analyze who has the best shot at winning the race and who will have a grueling 200 laps in front of them. Today, we’re taking a look at the midpack drivers …

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5 Points to Ponder: The Best Race in Motorsports

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The Greatest Spectacle in Racing At long last this weekend, and for the first time ever not during the month of May, it’s the Indy 500 — the Greatest Spectacle in Racing. It’s a nickname that is more than well-earned for a race which to me is easily the most mesmeric in all of motorsports, …

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Indy 500 2020 Qualifying Analysis: Rows 8 to 11

(Photo: Chris Owens/IndyCar Media)

With the NTT IndyCar Series Indy 500 rapidly approaching this weekend, we at Frontstretch are breaking down the starting grid row by row to analyze who has the best shot at winning the race and who will have a grueling 200 laps in front of them. Today, we’re starting out by looking at the last …

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Stock Car Scoop: Chase Elliott wins at Daytona Road Course

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Chase Elliott won his third consecutive road course race as he took the checkered flag first Sunday (Aug. 16) at Daytona International Speedway. What did Elliott have to say after his second Cup victory of 2020? Take a sneak peek into his post-race presser on this edition of Frontstretch.com’s Stock Car Scoop. Frontstretch’s newest podcast focused …

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Marco Andretti Scores Indianapolis 500 Pole, First for Andrettis Since 1987

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For the first time in 33 years, an Andretti will lead the Indianapolis 500 field to the green flag from the front row. Marco Andretti paced the field in the final qualifying session for the 2020 Indy 500 Aug. 16 to win the pole for next Sunday’s race. Andretti sported a four-lap average of 231.068 …

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Oliver Askew Will Be The Rookie to Beat In 2020 Indy 500

Oliver Askew (Photo: IndyCar Media)

Oliver Askew doesn’t race like an NTT IndyCar Series rookie. His current 12th place in the championship standings isn’t representative of the fact that Askew has been a key player in almost all of the races, except for a few where he’s been knocked out by contact. And while 2020 is fielding a strong rookie …

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Marco Andretti Tops Fast 9; Starting Spots 10th through 33rd Set for 2020 Indy 500

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The shots been fired and the first day of Indianapolis 500 qualifying is over for all but nine drivers who have made the field for the 104th running of the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, Aug. 23. Marco Andretti, who posted the fastest time in today’s session, will be challenged by nine others on Sunday, Aug. …

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IndyCar Dream Tracks That Could Fill Out The 2020 Schedule

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Alexander Rossi leading the field at Watkins Glen (Photo: Chris Owens / INDYCAR Media)

The 2020 NTT IndyCar Series schedule has gone through quite a few makeovers since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, and there are still some holes to fill now that both West Coast races have been cancelled and Mid-Ohio has been indefinitely postponed. So how (and where) could IndyCar occupy its time in September and …

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Marco Andretti Fastest In Third Day of Indianapolis 500 Practice

(Photo: Chris Jones/IndyCar Media)

The Andretti family curse at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway has entered its fifth decade. 1969 was the last and time a member of America’s most legendary racing family was award the spoils of victory as the champion of the Indianapolis 500, but one man is poised to change that, and he’s off to a fast …

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