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Speedway Motorsports to Acquire Dover International Speedway, Nashville Superspeedway

2021 Cup Dover Aerial Shot (Credit: NKP)

Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

Speedway Motorsports LLC and Dover Motorsports LLC jointly announced that an agreement has been reached to where Speedway Motorsports will purchase Dover Motorsports. The announcement was made on Nov. 8 by Speedway Motorsports President and CEO Bruton Smith, along with Dover Motorsports President and CEO Denis McGlynn. Dover Motorsports operates Dover International Speedway in Dover, …

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iRacing Weekly Roundup: Monday Night Racing, Road to Pro make big returns

Monday night iRacing at Daytona International Speedway. (Photo: Justin Melillo)

Photo by Justin Melillo via iRacing.com

The roundup is back and there is a ton of racing to cover with the return of two of the big ones, Monday Night Racing and the next rung of the Road to Pro ladder, the eNASCAR Contender iRacing Series. As those both start up again, both the 100% Cup Series and the FTF Cup …

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Dale Earnhardt Jr., Clint Bowyer, Tony Stewart To Test Next Gen Car at Bowman Gray Stadium

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Clint Bowyer

(Photo: Matthew T. Thacker NKP)

Dale Earnhardt Jr., Clint Bowyer and Tony Stewart will drive the Next Gen car in a test at Bowman Gray Stadium on Tuesday, Oct. 26, NASCAR announced Monday (Oct. 25). The test comes in an effort to prepare the car for The Clash at the Coliseum, a stadium race taking place at the iconic Los …

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Max Verstappen Breaks Mercedes Streak, Takes Pole at COTA

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(Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

Max Verstappen will start on the pole for Sunday’s (Oct. 25) United States Grand Prix at Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. For the seventh time in 2021, Verstappen will share the front row with his championship rival Lewis Hamilton, while Sergio Perez and Valtteri Bottas claimed the spots behind their respective teammates in …

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Carson Ware Arrested on Charges of Assault, Indefinitely Suspended by NASCAR

Carson Ware Pocono NASCAR Xfinity, NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

NASCAR Xfinity Series driver Carson Ware was arrested early Wednesday (Oct. 20), according to Rowan County, North Carolina, online records. The arrest of Ware, 21, was for misdemeanor charges of assault on a female, simple assault and injury to personal property. The arrest happened in Salisbury, N.C., at 3:12 a.m. Ware’s bond was set at …

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Kyle Larson Outlasts Late-Race Mayhem at Texas, Claims Championship 4 Slot

Kyle Larson & the No. 5 Team Celebrate in Victory Lane at Texas Motor Speedway. Photo by Rick Lunkenheimer

(Photo: Rick Lunkenheimer)

Just as he did at the Charlotte Motor Speedway ROVAL last week, Kyle Larson survived carnage at Texas Motor Speedway to secure his eighth win of the season and a spot in the Championship 4 at Phoenix Raceway. Larson led 256 laps en route to the victory, keeping his distance from a bout of late-race …

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John Hunter Nemechek Outruns Playoff Drivers, Wins Texas

2021 Texas II NXS John Hunter Nemechek burnout NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Regardless of the driver, the No. 54 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota is bad fast whenever it races. It robbed the playoff drivers of a win at Texas Motor Speedway on Saturday (Oct. 16), the team flexing its might as John Hunter Nemechek got his second career win after battling teammate Daniel Hemric in the Andy’s …

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