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David Starr No. 66 MBM Motorsports NKP

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David Starr, Carl Long & Other MBM Team Members Contract COVID-19

Motorsports Business Management team owner Carl Long, driver David Starr and seven other team members contracted COVID-19 after last weekend’s NASCAR races at Phoenix Raceway, Long said on SiriusXM NASCAR Radio Nov. 13. “We did finish the race out at Phoenix, but myself and eight of my team members contracted (COVID-19) on the way back,” …

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Tyler Reddick’s Crew Chief Missing Phoenix Due to COVID Protocols

Tyler Reddick will have a different person calling the shots atop his No. 8 pit box, as usual crew chief Randall Burnett will miss the NASCAR Cup Series season finale at Phoenix Raceway due to COVID-19 protocols, FOX Sports‘ Bob Pockrass tweeted Nov. 4. Richard Childress Racing engineer Andrew Dickeson will serve as the replacement …

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07 RAIKKONEN Kimi (fin), Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN C41, action during the Formula 1 Grosser Preis Von Osterreich 2021, 2021 Austrian Grand Prix, 9th round of the 2021 FIA Formula One World Championship from July 2 to 4, 2021 on the Red Bull Ring, in Spielberg, Austria - Photo Joao Filipe / DPPI

Photo Joao Filipe / DPPI

Robert Kubica to Continue to Sub for Kimi Raikkonen in Italian GP

Robert Kubica will continue to substitute for Kimi Raikkonen in this weekend’s Italian Grand Prix in Formula 1, as Raikkonen has not been cleared to race, Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN announced Wednesday (Sept. 8). Raikkonen was diagnosed with COVID-19 just before the Dutch Grand Prix last week. Kubica gained one position to finish 15th in …

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2021 Charlotte Cup Corey LaJoie car NKP

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Corey LaJoie Out at Michigan Due to COVID-19 Protocols, Josh Berry Subbing

Corey LaJoie will not compete in this week’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway due to COVID-19 protocols, Spire Motorsports announced Thursday, Aug. 19. Josh Berry will substitute for LaJoie in the No. 7 Chevrolet on Sunday. Berry is also driving for Michael Annett in Saturday’s Xfinity Series event while Annett recovers from …

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2020 Belgian Formula 1 James Moy

The Belgian Grand Prix (Photo: ©Rolex/James Moy)

Formula 1 Cancels Japanese Grand Prix

Formula 1 officials have canceled the Japanese Grand Prix, it was announced Wednesday (August 18). The event was canceled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. “Following ongoing discussions with the promoter and authorities in Japan the decision has been taken by the Japanese government to cancel the race this season due to ongoing complexities of …

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