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Entry List: Road America 120

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For this weekend’s third round of the season for the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge, 33 cars will do battle on the 4.048-mile road course at Road America.  This is a slight decrease on the car count that the series had a couple of weeks ago at Sebring. In the Grand Sport class, there will be …

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NASCAR Mailbox: Who Can Challenge Denny Hamlin & Kevin Harvick in 2020?

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Thus far, it’s clear that Denny Hamlin and Kevin Harvick are the top two contenders for the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series championship. However, we have seen flashes of brilliance from several other drivers throughout the opening 19 races of the season. Some of these drivers come from Team Penske. All of its drivers have shown …

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4 Burning Questions: Can Ryan Preece Overcome His Slow Start?

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What’s going on with Ryan Preece this season? Not many other drivers have had the kind of bad luck Ryan Preece has had this season. The sophomore NASCAR Cup Series driver sits at a dismal 30th in points, following a low-light of three straight last-place finishes. This is after starting 2020 off with not being …

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Kyle Busch Fails Inspection; Austin Cindric Handed NASCAR Xfinity Series Texas Win

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It was a hot day for the NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) drivers at Texas Motor Speedway, and an even hotter topic is brewing after the My Bariatric Solutions 300.  After Kyle Busch came out victorious on Saturday, July 18, in his 355th Xfinity start, NASCAR announced his No. 54 Toyota failed post-race inspection. That handed …

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Did You Notice?: That Summertime NASCAR Spark At Stewart-Haas Racing?

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Did You Notice? … How quickly Stewart-Haas Racing has gotten its act together this summer? While Kevin Harvick has been a title contender all season long in the NASCAR Cup Series, his trio of teammates spent the first half of 2020 mired in midpack. Here’s where all four drivers stood through the Martinsville Speedway race June …

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Austin Cindric Picks Up First Xfinity Oval Win at Kentucky

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The 2020 Shady Rays 200 marked a first-time accomplishment for Austin Cindric. The 21-year-old NASCAR Xfinity Series driver of the No. 22 Team Penske Ford won at Kentucky Speedway, his first career NASCAR win on an oval track. All his previous wins in both the NASCAR Xfinity Series and NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck …

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Friday Faceoff: Should Cup Race on the Indy Road Course?

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Denny Hamlin and Kevin Harvick have been the class of the field in the NASCAR Cup Series in 2020, but who is the more likely champion? Zach Gillispie: Judging by his history, I’m more inclined to say that Denny Hamlin is the most due for a championship. However, Kevin Harvick‘s consistency gives him the edge. …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Love Wins, Fun in Indy, Chase Briscoe Chats Solid Start to 2020

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In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss President Trump’s untruthful tweet to Bubba Wallace from Monday morning as well as Jimmie Johnson testing positive for COVID-19 (the body of the podcast was taped prior to Wednesday’s announcement that Johnson is clear to race this weekend at Kentucky Speedway).  Meanwhile, there was racing …

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Noah Gragson Secures Pole in Shady Rays 200 at Kentucky in First Race of Xfinity Doubleheader

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The NASCAR Xfinity Series goes to the Bluegrass State for a doubleheader on Thursday and Friday (July 9-10). JR Motorsports driver Noah Gragson is on the pole for Thursday’s Shady Rays 200 at Kentucky Speedway. Gragson hopes to win his third race of the season at the 1.5-mile track. He finished sixth in last year’s …

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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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NASCAR Stat Sheet: Which Is Better… Indy NASCAR Oval or Road Course?

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This weekend, Indianapolis Motor Speedway stood front and center in the racing world, as NASCAR and INDYCAR had its first doubleheader weekend. The Indy NASCAR experiment also involved two different tracks. On America’s birthday, the NASCAR Xfinity Series took center stage, running the IMS road course for the first time in series history. What a …

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Up to Speed: Did NASCAR & INDYCAR Start A New Indy Doubleheader Tradition?

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This past weekend, 2020 motorsports around the world slowly moved toward some type of normalcy. NASCAR’s contribution was its first companion event with the NTT IndyCar Series at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway.  INDYCAR and the NASCAR Xfinity Series used its infield road course for Independence Day events, a first-time Indy doubleheader. Then, the Cup …

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