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Ross Chastain Adds 5th Race With Kaulig at Kansas

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Daytona International Speedway, February 2019. (Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Ross Chastain has added a fifth race in the part-time No. 10 Chevrolet Camaro of Kaulig Racing. The team announced Wednesday (May 22) that Chastain will drive for the organization at Kansas Speedway in October. Nutrien Ag Solutions will again sponsor the car. “I couldn’t be prouder and more honored with my partnership with Nutrien …

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NASCAR Buying International Speedway Corp

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

NASCAR will buy the International Speedway Corporation in a deal worth an estimated $2 billion, the Associated Press reports. The deal, through which shareholders will reportedly receive about $45 per share, should close by the end of 2019. “We are pleased with the progress that the negotiation and execution of the merger agreement between NASCAR and …

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Who’s Hot & Who’s Not in NASCAR: Hey Now, You’re an All-Star

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“Get your game on, go play!” That was essentially NASCAR’s attitude this weekend as the non-points-paying Monster Energy All-Star Race took place Saturday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Also, the Indianapolis 500 qualifying took place over the weekend, as did the second leg of horse racing’s Triple Crown, the Preakness Stakes. It was a light …

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Fernando Alonso Crashes in Indy 500 Practice

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Fernando Alonso at the 2019 Indy 500 (Photo: Chris Owens, INDYCAR Media)

Fernando Alonso‘s quest to make his second appearance in the Indianapolis 500 has become somewhat more of a challenge after crashing his No. 66 McLaren Chevrolet during Wednesday’s (May 15) practice. He was checked and released from the infield car center following the accident. The car spun out going into a corner and bounced the …

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Who’s Hot & Who’s Not in NASCAR: A Great Recipe, or a Good Batch?

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(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Kansas Speedway is maybe the most bland of all the cookie-cutter racetracks, which is saying something. But does the quality of racing this past Friday and Saturday night mean that NASCAR has finally figured out the right recipe for good racing there? Or could it just indicate that this was an anomaly, simply a fantastic …

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Simon Pagenaud Wins Rainy Grand Prix of Indianapolis

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(Photo: Joe Skibinski/IndyCar Media)

Team Penske’s Simon Pagenaud has mastered the art of racing in the rain. The veteran French driver charged past Chip Ganassi Racing’s Scott Dixon in the final laps, erasing a six-second lead to win the NTT IndyCar Series’ sixth annual Grand Prix of Indianapolis at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course. The dramatics began before …

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Josh Bilicki Driving for Reaume Brothers Racing at Kansas

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(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Josh Bilicki will be driving for Reaume Brothers Racing in the Digital Ally 250 on Friday night at Kansas Speedway, making his NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series debut. Bilicki announced the news on his Twitter on Tuesday evening (May 7). I’m going trucking this weekend! I’m super excited to make my first @NASCAR_Trucks start this …

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On Point Motorsports Withdraws from Digital Ally 250 at Kansas

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

On Point Motorsports will not be racing in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series’ Digital Ally 250 at Kansas Speedway on Friday night, citing a lack of sponsorship for the No. 30 Toyota Tundra. The team explained their decision Wednesday morning (May 8) on Twitter. pic.twitter.com/a75BQLPCfP — On Point Motorsports (@OnPMotorsports) May 8, 2019 However, …

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Who’s Hot & Who’s Not in NASCAR: Monday Miles

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

This wasn’t the greatest weekend for racing. The Kentucky Derby saw pre-race favorite Omaha Beach scratched several days before the big day, and then a steady curtain of rain muddied the track surface, indirectly playing into the outcome as Maximum Security dodged a puddle, which was ruled as interfering with his competition, handing the victory …

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Tyler Reddick Making Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Start at Kansas

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(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

2019 NASCAR Xfinity Series point leader Tyler Reddick is moving on up with Richard Childress Racing. He’ll make a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series start in the Digital Ally 400 at Kansas Speedway May 11. This news was revealed on NBC Sports Network’s NASCAR America. “(Kansas) is a place I’ve had my fair share of bouncing …

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