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Entry List: Alsco 300

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Thirty-seven entrants will take the green flag for Monday’s (May 25) Alsco 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Since NASCAR temporarily raised the field cap to 40, all drivers entered will make the race, barring any entry list changes. Garrett Smithley returns to the NASCAR Xfinity Series after running full time on the circuit in previous …

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Daniel Buttafuoco, Kyle Arnold Grab Victories in NASCAR Heat Pro League Contest at Mid-Ohio

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The fifth round of NASCAR Heat Pro League was a fusion of trucks, twists and turns as the series took the eNASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series pickups to the virtual Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course (May 21). Mid-Ohio also marked the first race after the points reset for the second segment in the championship …

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JD Motorsports, Colby Howard Adding New Sponsors for 2020

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NASCAR Xfinity Series rookie Colby Howard will have new sponsorship colors on his No. 15 Chevrolet next week. Howard, who competes part time for JD Motorsports with Gary Keller, will carry new support from SANY and Ironpeddlers in an undetermined number of events this season once the series resumes from its COVID-19 hiatus, the team …

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Chicagoland, Sonoma, Richmond Losing Cup Events in 2020 Amid COVID-19

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Three tracks originally on the NASCAR Cup Series calendar will lose races in 2020 amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Per a May 8 announcement, Chicagoland Speedway, Sonoma Raceway and Richmond Raceway will all lose race weekends in 2020 to accommodate NASCAR’s reconstruction of its race calendar for 2020 in response to its hiatus. Chicagoland and Sonoma …

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NASCAR Makes Safety, Competition Changes After Ryan Newman Crash Investigation

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After a lengthy investigation following a horrific last-lap crash in the 2020 Daytona 500 (Feb. 17) involving driver Ryan Newman, NASCAR has decided to make several safety enhancements and competition changes, per a May 1 announcement. Newman suffered a brain bruise after being spun out of the last turn on the final lap of the …

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Daytona International Speedway, Texas Motor Speedway Hosting High School Graduations

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As graduation ceremonies across the country have been negatively affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, two speedways have stepped up to the plate to provide a safe space for students to cross the finish line of their high school careers. To avoid the cancellation of a special event in a student’s life while still practicing social …

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Ryan Newman: Ready To Return After NASCAR COVID-19 Postponements

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Ryan Newman is on the verge of completing his recovery from a scary wreck on the last lap of February’s Daytona 500. The only barrier he claims is standing in his way? COVID-19. Newman made a special appearance on FOX Sports’ coverage (April 26) of the NASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational race at Talladega Superspeedway. There, …

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