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Daily Fantasy NASCAR FanDuel Forecast: 2020 Quaker State 400

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This weekend marks the 10th NASCAR Cup Series race at the Kentucky Motor Speedway, still the newest facility on the Cup schedule with the exception of the Charlotte Motor Speedway ROVAL. This weekend also marks the 20th anniversary of the speedway’s opening. While Kentucky seems like a natural location for a Cup race, in reality, …

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Fire on Fridays: Speaking Up Isn’t a Bad Thing

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I wish more drivers would speak up and not be afraid to do so. Not just on political or social issues, not only when it’s relevant or convenient, but in general. It stems from seeing rookie of the year contender Tyler Reddick speaking up in the face of President Donald Trump’s tweet directed at Bubba …

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Stock Car Scoop: Bubba Wallace Replies to Donald Trump, Entry Lists Revealed, Fernando Alonso Returning to Formula 1

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Bubba Wallace replied to President Donald Trump’s tweet on Monday afternoon (July 6). What was Wallace’s response to the POTUS? Find out in the latest Stock Car Scoop. Frontstretch‘s newest podcast focused on the motorsports news of the week also takes a look at the entry lists for all four races at Kentucky Speedway this …

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Did You Notice?: NASCAR PPP Loans a Reminder of Potential COVID-19 Catastrophe

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Did You Notice? … The number of NASCAR teams approved for a loan under the federal government’s Paycheck Protection Program? The NASCAR PPP loans numbered in the millions and involved one-third of the teams on the NASCAR Cup Series circuit. For now, let’s focus on the Cup programs alone. Richard Childress Racing: $5-$10 million (2 teams) Chip …

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Power Rankings: Back Home Again in Rain Delay Mode Edition

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The folks at NASCAR are really quick to point out that their television partners get to pick the window that the race gets broadcast in. But maybe it’s time for the “experts” on holding a race to have a little talk with the television people. Through most of its history, NASCAR never got a race …

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Does NASCAR Have a Donald Trump Problem Going Forward?

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In February 2020, NASCAR was rolling out the red carpet for Donald Trump at its season-opening Daytona 500. The first sitting U.S. President to visit a race since George W. Bush in 2004 arrived to great fanfare and support from track officials. He couldn’t have been happier addressing the crowd, giving the “start your engines” …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: NBC Returns, Along With Tire Issues at Indianapolis; RaceHub Reacts to Trump Tweet

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Oh boy, here we go again. Five races in a row with weather delays. Jeepers. Last week, NASCAR and INDYCAR held a tripleheader weekend at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Saturday seemed to go off without a hitch. Sunday brought lightning delays, tire issues and some dangerous stuff in the pits, though A lot was outside …

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Stock Car Scoop: Zach Price Update & Donald Trump Tweets NASCAR

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It was the Kevin Harvick vs. Denny Hamlin show once again as the duo squared off in the 2020 Brickyard 400. Find out how Harvick came out on top in the Sunday, July 5 race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway when Hamlin’s tire blew out with seven laps remaining. We’ll have Hamlin’s reaction and the unofficial …

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Donald Trump Asks Bubba Wallace to Apologize for Noose Incident

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U.S. President Donald Trump has publicly commented on the noose found in the garage area at Talladega Superspeedway on Sunday, June 21. In a tweet sent out the morning of July 6, he openly questioned whether driver Bubba Wallace had apologized for the results of the FBI investigation. Later that week, officials determined the noose …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: 2020 Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis

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The Headline(s): Kevin Harvick notched his fourth win of the season and third Brickyard 400 victory on Sunday (July 5) at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, continuing to keep pace with Denny Hamlin as the two dominate the 2020 season. Harvick also successfully defended his status as the winner at the Brickyard after taking the checkered flag …

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