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Noose Found In Bubba Wallace Garage Stall at Talladega; NASCAR Confirms FBI Investigation

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NASCAR released upsetting news Sunday (June 21) from Talladega Superspeedway after a noose was found in the garage stall of Bubba Wallace’s No. 43 car. The news broke just before 11 p.m. but the discovery was made that afternoon. Officials responded with a statement vowing to identify any individuals involved in the act as soon …

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Did You Notice?: 2020 NASCAR Drivers On The Hot Seat

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Did You Notice? … Each of the sport’s superteams this season has a driver who’s running behind the curve? 12 races into the year, 2020 has been a year of parity across the sport. Four drivers have already won twice (and Denny Hamlin has won three times). A total of five drivers are tied for the series lead …

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Stock Car Scoop: Martin Truex Jr. Wins Martinsville, Homestead Starting Lineups Revealed

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The NASCAR Cup Series took to the short track known as the paperclip on Wednesday night and there was a familiar face in Victory Lane. How did Martin Truex Jr. do it? We will tell you in the latest edition of Stock Car Scoop with Bryan Nolen. Frontstretch’s newest podcast that focuses on the motorsports …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Justice Served in NASCAR

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In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff go in depth on NASCAR’s monumental week: from pre-race ceremonies at Atlanta Motor Speedway supporting the Black Lives Matter movement to Wednesday’s announcement of the Confederate flag being banned from all racetracks. The duo give their take on NASCAR’s leadership, commending Steve Phelps for making a …

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Did You Notice?: In NASCAR, Black Lives Matter? No Confederate Flag? A Sea Change in How the Sport is Run

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Did You Notice?… NASCAR, in just the past seven days, has enthusiastically joined the Black Lives Matter movement. Bubba Wallace, in a CNN appearance Monday night (June 8), said the sport needs to ban confederate flags, for decades a symbol of its southern roots. And Kirk Price, an African-American official, was celebrated, not criticized, as he …

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Stock Car Scoop: Bubba Wallace’s New Paint Scheme, NASCAR Allowing Fans at Homestead & Talladega

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NASCAR Cup Series driver Bubba Wallace will be supporting a new paint scheme for Wednesday night’s (June 10) primetime race at Martinsville Speedway. Wallace also made comments to CNN’s Don Lemon about banning the confederate flag at events. Just how far did he go in the interview? We will tell you in the latest edition …

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Bubba Wallace Driving #BlackLivesMatter Scheme at Martinsville

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Bubba Wallace’s No. 43 will have a new look this Wednesday, June 10 at Martinsville. The Richard Petty Motorsports Chevrolet will sport an all-black paint scheme with “#BlackLivesMatter” on the sides and several emblems in support of the cause. Wallace wore a T-Shirt prior to Sunday’s event at Atlanta Motor Speedway with both “I Can’t …

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The Underdog House: Teammates Tangle at ‘Hot’lanta

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Atlanta Motor Speedway proved to be a tough (and hot) track for the NASCAR Cup Series underdogs, as only one was able to finish inside the top 20. Christopher Bell, driving the No. 95 Toyota for Leavine Family Racing, ended up 18th. Bell had a run-in with Erik Jones just before the end of stage two while racing four-wide. Jones’s tire went flat and he had to pit, which put him a lap down. The No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing pilot was understandably upset after the contact.

5 Points to Ponder: Harvicking, Long, Hot Races and the Road Ahead

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ONE: Harvicking is Real It’s easy and completely justifiable to roll one’s eyes when FOX gets a little too into whatever their theme du jour is during a NASCAR Cup Series broadcast. This past Sunday at Atlanta Motor Speedway, the cringe in question was “Harvicking,” the idea that Kevin Harvick knows a line around the …

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Bubba Wallace Treated, Released For Fatigue After Atlanta Cup Race

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Since its NASCAR Cup Series date moved away from Labor Day Weekend after the 2014 season, the variable of warmer temperatures has been less of a factor at Atlanta Motor Speedway. But, as Bubba Wallace discovered, the dangers of heat exhaustion can still rear their ugly head down in Georgia. A rescheduled event from March …

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