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Ryan Vargas Organizes eNASCAR Truck Series Race

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Although NASCAR fans will be without on-track activity for nearly two months, iRacing is stepping in to fill that void — and its upcoming event has 300 entries. With the official postponement of the 2020 NASCAR season until at least Martinsville Speedway in May due to the coronavirus outbreak, everyone in the racing community was …

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Entry List: 2019 U.S. Cellular 250

The NASCAR Xfinity Series heads to the 7/8-mile, banked short track at Iowa Speedway as 39 drivers will attempt to qualify for 38 spots to complete in the 11th annual U.S. Cellular 250 on Saturday afternoon. Joining the series regulars will be drivers Ryan Repko, making his second start of the season for JD Motorsports. …

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Ryan Vargas Making Xfinity Debut at Iowa With JD Motorsports

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Ryan Vargas will make his NASCAR Xfinity Series debut with JD Motorsports with Gary Keller next week in the US Cellular 250 at Iowa Speedway, the team announced Wednesday afternoon (July 17). He will pilot the No. 15 Chevrolet Camaro for JDM, with sponsorship from Cranio Caro Bears, a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness …

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2018 NASCAR Next Class Announced

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The 2018 NASCAR Next class was announced on Tuesday afternoon, featuring nine drivers in the developmental ranks of NASCAR who are looking to take the next step in their racing careers. Anthony Alfredo, Hailee Deegan, Riley Herbst, Derek Kraus, Chase Purdy, Will Rodgers, Zane Smith, Tanner Thorson and Ryan Vargas make up the nine-driver class. …

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Ryan Vargas Overcoming All Odds Toward NASCAR Career

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Evel Knievel, the late, great stunt performer, once said that bones heal, pain is temporary and chicks dig scars. For 17-year-old Ryan Vargas, these are words to live by. While he competes in the 2017 Drive for Diversity Combine hosted by K&N Pro Series East team Rev Racing, Vargas stood out even before he hit …

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