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Dover to Have 20,000 Fans for its Race Weekend

Kyle Larson and Denny Hamlin lead in 2019 Dover Cup race

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In its first quarter earnings release, Dover Motorsports, Inc. announced 20,000 fans will attend the race weekend at Dover International Speedway. “We’re happy to report that officials in Delaware have given us approval to host up to 20,000 fans at our NASCAR weekend at Dover International Speedway in May,” Company President and CEO Denis McGlynn …

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Derrick Lancaster Still in Hospital, Critical But Stable

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

Following his horrific crash into the wall in the ARCA Menards Series race Saturday (April 24) at Talladega Superspeedway, Derrick Lancaster remains at UAB Hospital in Birmingham, Ala. He is in critical but stable condition Sunday, The Pit Lane tweeted, after Lancaster’s wife Beth provided an update. “There are, in fact, a couple of slight …

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Corey Heim Sweeps ARCA Superspeedways, Wins at Talladega

2021 ARCA Talladega Corey Heim, No. 20 Venturini Motorsports Toyota, Win (Credit: NKP)

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Venturini Motorsports knows how to win at superspeedways. It swept the superspeedways last year at Daytona International Speedway and Talladega Superspeedway. This year, it swept both as Corey Heim won at Daytona and on Saturday (April 24), he won the General Tire 200 at Talladega. It is Heim’s second win this year and his third …

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Fire on Fridays: No Need to Change Rule for Declaring Series Points Eligibility in NASCAR

Brett Moffitt car at Daytona Xfinity Photo Nigel Kinrade Photography

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

On Thursday (April 22), Brett Moffitt became the second major driver to switch his points eligibility in the season. Moffitt switched his points eligibility from the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series to the Xfinity Series. Because he has competed in all the Xfinity races thus far, he is playoff eligible. However, he starts with zero …

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Hailie Deegan Competing in SRX

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In addition to reigning ARCA Menards Series Rookie of the Year and current NASCAR Camping World Truck Series rookie, Hailie Deegan will add Superstar Racing Experience driver to her racing resume. Deegan will compete in the new series, she announced on Instagram April 22. Ray Evernham, co-owner of the series, confirmed Deegan will indeed compete …

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Netflix Announces Bubba Wallace Documentary Series

Bubba Wallace

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Add another streaming show to watch, NASCAR fans. Netflix and Bubba Wallace are teaming up for a documentary series of a behind-the-scenes look at his 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season, Netflix announced April 22. Wallace is in his first season driving for new Cup Series team 23XI Racing, co-owned by fellow Cup Series driver Denny …

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Brett Moffitt Switches Points From Trucks to Xfinity

Brett Moffitt stands by his Niece Motorsports' No. 45 truck at 2021 Daytona season opener Photo NKP

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Brett Moffitt has switched his points eligibility from the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series to the NASCAR Xfinity Series, FOX Sports reporter Bob Pockrass tweeted Thursday (April 22). Moffitt has competed in all Xfinity Series races, so he will be eligible to make the playoffs. Moffitt, the 2018 Truck Series champion, was 15th in the …

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Friday Faceoff: Should Teams Look for More Short Track Racers to Fill Marquee Rides?

2021 Xfinity Martinsville Josh Berry, No. 8 JR Motorsports, Victorious (Credit: NKP)

Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

Considering the sudden success of drivers like Ross Chastain and Josh Berry, is it important for the sport to have teams look at veteran short track racers? What other largely unknown driver could excel given the right opportunity? Luken Glover: It definitely is worth a look into. Both Ross Chastain and Josh Berry excelled greatly …

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