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Josh Reaume, Mike Wallace Reinstated by NASCAR

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Josh Reaume and Mike Wallace have had their indefinite suspensions lifted by NASCAR, the sanctioning body announced March 31. According to NASCAR, both drivers “successfully completed the terms and conditions mandated for reinstatement.” Both were suspended last year for violating Section 12.8.1.e of NASCAR’s rule book. Its guidelines cover “public statement and/or communication that criticizes, …

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Reel Racing: The Best (& Worst) Movie Paint Schemes of the 2010s, Pt. 1

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In June, I undertook a project to dig up every single movie-themed paint scheme that ever ran across NASCAR’s three touring series and, eventually, rank them. The weeks-long search yielded that exactly 100 films have been represented on stock cars throughout the years, ranging from The Wizard of Oz to Shazam. Unfortunately, 2020 became the …

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NASCAR Indefinitely Suspends Mike Wallace

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NASCAR indefinitely suspended driver Mike Wallace, it announced Thursday (Sept. 10). The 61-year-old must undergo sensitivity training before he can return. According to the NASCAR rule book, one of the rules which Wallace violated states the following: “Member actions that could result in a fine and/or indefinite suspension, or termination: “Public statement and/or communication that …

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NASCAR 101: Drivers Racing in Lower Series Than They Have in Years Past

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After nearly three years away from the NASCAR Xfinity Series, Korbin Forrister returns to the circuit in this weekend’s Dover International Speedway doubleheader, driving the No. 36 for DGM Racing. Forrister, a mostly part-time competitor in the Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series since 2014 (including seven starts in 2020), is no stranger to Xfinity. …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Michael Annett & Travis Mack Thriving After 2 Years Together

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Just over two years ago, Michael Annett was struggling at JR Motorsports, putting together a self-admittedly lackluster season. That followed a disappointing 2017 campaign, squeaking into the postseason. After returning to the NASCAR Xfinity Series in 2017, Annett had first-year crew chief Jason Stockert leading the way. Scoring just seven top-10 finishes in their first …

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Mike Wallace Adds Road America, Daytona Road Course to Xfinity Schedule

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Mike Wallace will return for two more NASCAR Xfinity Series races for the 2020 season with JD Motorsports with Gary Keller, the team announced today, July 27. Wallace will pilot the No. 0 at the road course events for the Xfinity Series at Road America and the Daytona International Speedway road course, the next two …

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Stock Car Scoop: Orange Cone Rule at Bristol, Entry Lists for Indy, NBC Returns

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The Athletic’s Jordan Bianchi revealed a big stipulation that will occur at the All-Star Race at Bristol on July 15. What is it? 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 the road course Xfinity …

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NASCAR 101: Ross Chastain Ran Every Lap in Daytona — Yeah, All of Them

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You might have missed the following statistic in the hustle and bustle of Speedweeks, which tends to have so many storylines throughout the week(s) that certain developments feel like ages ago once NASCAR arrives at Atlanta Motor Speedway, even if it’s only been about a week or less. Denny Hamlin‘s win? Check. Michael Annett? Check. …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Memorable Moments at Talladega

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Here we are again with another race weekend that the Camping World Truck Series sits silent, waiting for next weekend’s Friday night event at Kansas Speedway. While the Xfinity and Sprint Cup series head off to Talladega Superspeedway, I’m left getting my Truck Series fix by watching previous videos. I present to you some of …

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Kenny Wallace to Sub for Brother Mike at Talladega for JGL Racing

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It has not been the year that Mike Wallace planned for. Starting out the year for Premium Motorsports in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, he was left without a ride following the third race of the season. However, JGL Racing hired him to race at Daytona, and he was scheduled to run the No. 26 Toyota …

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