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Entry List: 2020 Quaker State 400 at Kentucky

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As NASCAR prepares to head to the Bluegrass state, 38 NASCAR Cup Series cars are slated to take the green flag for the Quaker State 400 (July 12) at Kentucky Motor Speedway. After the preceding contest at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, only minor changes can be seen on the entry list. Ross Chastain, who was entered …

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Driver vs. Driver — No Title, No Problem: Mark Martin vs. Denny Hamlin

(Graphic: Jared Haas)

40 Cup wins is a big deal. In NASCAR’s history, spanning seven decades, just 20 drivers have claimed that many wins. And with those wins come titles, lots of ti — oh, wait. This month, we look closer at drivers who have won a lot of races, but no Cup Series title to go with …

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The Big 6: Questions Answered After the 2020 Pocono Organics 325

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Who… should you be talking about after the race? Strategy, strategy, strategy. You better be talking about strategy because it was the key element of the Pocono Organics 325 and propelled Kevin Harvick and company into victory lane. While it took him nearly 40 races, the triumph marked the first time in his almost two-decade …

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Natalie Decker Hospitalized, Bayley Currey to Substitute at Pocono

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NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series driver Natalie Decker will miss Saturday’s Pocono Organics 150 at Pocono Raceway after suffering from bile duct complications in relation to her previous surgical removal of her gallbladder. Decker has been hospitalized since Tuesday (June 23) to receive treatment for her medical issues. Her official medical condition is …

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Two Stewart-Haas Racing Employees, One Team Penske Test Positive For COVID-19

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The COVID-19 pandemic has hit the NASCAR garage and Stewart-Haas Racing appears to be its first victim. On Friday, June 19, it was announced two SHR employees have tested positive for COVID-19. According to SHR, the unnamed employees are based at their Kannapolis, N.C. facilities and have not traveled to the racetrack since the pandemic …

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NASCAR 101: 8 Veteran Drivers Who Would Make Great Truck Competitors

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Over the past few years, the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series has produced some of the best racing in NASCAR, and the talent within isn’t too shabby, either. With the likes of Erik Jones, William Byron and Tyler Reddick quickly ascending the ranks from pickups to NASCAR Cup Series cars, the Truck Series has …

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Tracking the Trucks: Kyle Busch Scampers to Homestead Win

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In a Nutshell: Kyle Busch broke an un-Kyle Busch-like winless streak of two races to bring home his 58th career NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series win. Busch, who had to perform a first-lap pass through penalty due to inspection woes, cruised away from Ross Chastain on a late restart to easily cross the finish …

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Rick Ware Racing Assessed L1 Penalty After Martinsville, 2 Other Teams Fined

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Rick Ware Racing has incurred an L1 penalty following infractions at Martinsville Speedway on June 10. After failing pre-race inspection five times with its No. 51 entry for driver Joey Gase, NASCAR has docked the team 10 owner points, reducing its total to 35 points, but keeping the No. 51 entry in the 38th spot. …

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Driver vs. Driver Hall of Fame Matchups: Bobby Allison Vs. Darrell Waltrip

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84 NASCAR Cup Series wins. Only three drivers in the history of the series have won more than Darrell Waltrip and Bobby Allison (though Allison will tell you he has 85, a matter he’s disputed with NASCAR for decades. Between them, Waltrip and Allison won four of five titles between 1981 and 1985. Waltrip has …

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