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Friday Faceoff: What Does the Future Look Like for Justin Haley?

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Justin Haley joined Kevin Harvick, Jamie McMurray and Trevor Bayne as modern-era drivers to win in their first three starts in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Which of those drivers’ career will Haley’s most likely resemble? Adam Cheek: Jamie McMurray. He has enough talent to not be a relative bust like Bayne, but he’s …

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Stewart Friesen’s Truck Confiscated by NASCAR Ahead of Kentucky Race

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NASCAR has confiscated the Halmar Friesen Racing No. 52 Chevrolet Silverado of Stewart Friesen before opening practice of the Gander Outdoors Truck Series’ Buckle Up in Your Truck 225 at Kentucky Speedway. This was first reported by Bob Pockrass of Fox Sports. Firewall issue on the Friesen truck, according to NASCAR. No one ejected from …

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Haas F1 Loses Title Sponsor Rich Energy

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American Formula One team Haas F1 no longer has a relationship with their title sponsor Rich Energy. A British energy drink company, Rich Energy announced the news on Twitter Wednesday morning (July 10). https://twitter.com/rich_energy/status/1148994221686370304 Their tweet said the contract was terminated for poor performance. It also was critical of the racing itself, claiming, “The politics …

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Formula 1 Remaining at Silverstone Until 2024

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Sebastian Vettel on track (credit: Getty Images)

Formula 1 will keep the British Grand Prix at Silverstone Circuit until 2024, after extending its agreement with the track’s owners, the British Racing Drivers’ Club, the BBC reports. The negotiations for an extension have been ongoing for two years due to uncertainty about F1 wanting a street race in London in the near future. …

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Who’s Hot & Who’s Not in NASCAR: Fourth of July Fiasco

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The final July 4 Weekend held at Daytona International Speedway did not go as planned for NASCAR. But sometimes that’s what happens. Rain delayed the start of Friday’s Xfinity Series event, the Circle K Firecracker 250 Powered by Coca-Cola, for about three hours, starting after 10 p.m. local time when the green flag finally waved. …

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Who’s Hot & Who’s Not in NASCAR: Midwestern Mayhem

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The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series headed to Joliet, Illinois this weekend, which houses a track calling itself Chicagoland Speedway, despite being about 45 minutes to an hour from downtown Chicago. The start of the Camping World 400 was delayed for several hours due to rain, and high winds blew the covers off several cars, …

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Joey Logano Wins Camping World 300 Pole

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Defending Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver Joey Logano has won the pole for the NASCAR Xfinity Series’ Camping World 300 later this afternoon at Chicagoland Speedway. Logano put the No. 12 Team Penske Ford Mustang at the top of the leaderboard with a top speed of 177.556 mph. In second was the No. 00 …

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Rick Ware Racing Snags New 2-Race Sponsorship With DriveSmart

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Rick Ware Racing has signed a new sponsor in DriveSmart for their No. 52 team in two upcoming races, the team announced Wednesday morning (June 26). DriveSmart is a company that sells vehicle protection policies that protect drivers against unexpected car repairs. The primary sponsorship will be for the Coke Zero Sugar 400 at Daytona …

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Entry List: Camping World 300

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The NASCAR Xfinity Series begins a marathon stretch of 15 straight race weekends with the Camping World 300 at Chicagoland Speedway. 41 teams are currently listed on the preliminary entry list, meaning that barring any changes, three drivers will fail to make the race. Landon Cassill will pilot the No. 4 Chevy for JD Motorsports …

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