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Pace Laps: Joe Gibbs & Toyota Take NASCAR Magic to a New Level

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Joe Gibbs Racing’s Trio Too Tough? Richmond Raceway over the course of the weekend turned into Toyota’s personal playground. A dominant NASCAR Xfinity Series win by Christopher Bell (see below) morphed into a 1-2-3-4 finish for Joe Gibbs Racing in Saturday’s (Sept. 20) Federated Auto …

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NTT IndyCar Series Title on the Line at Laguna Seca

Four drivers have a shot at winning the 2019 NTT IndyCar Series Championship this weekend at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. With double points on the line, nearly anything can happen in what’s been a wild season to date. Who are YOU with? 🤔#FirestoneGP // #INDYCAR pic.twitter.com/MDh3N0A2bK — NTT INDYCAR SERIES …

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Alexander Rossi Facing Must-Win Scenario as NTT IndyCar Series Hits Portland

Alexander Rossi has some catching up to do. After spending most of the year trying to track down points leader Josef Newgarden, the Andretti Autosport driver suddenly finds himself third in the standings behind another Team Penske pilot, Simon Pagenaud. With just two rounds left on the 2019 NTT IndyCar …

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INDYCAR Preview: Control of the NTT IndyCar Series Championship On The Line in St. Louis

The first-lap incident during the NTT IndyCar Series’ visit to Pocono Raceway last weekend caused a lot of controversy, but regardless of who was at fault, the five-car pileup completely changed the complexion of the season-long championship fight. Alexander Rossi, by virtue of his 18th-place finish at the Tricky Triangle, …

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Pace Laps: Matt DiBenedetto Crushed, While Tyler Reddick, Brett Moffitt Capitalize at Bristol

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Oh, What Might Have Been One slip-up. One simple mistake. When you’re racing with the big boys in NASCAR’s top division, that’s all it takes for a Cinderella slipper to smash into tiny little pieces. Matt DiBenedetto was on the verge of one of the …

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Team Penske, Discount Tire Extend Partnership

Team Penske has extended its relationship with Discount Tire for multiple years, the team announced Wednesday morning (August 7). Discount Tire will sponsor Brad Keselowski‘s No. 2 Ford Mustang in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series for 15 races under the new deal, up from 10 races currently, including the …

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Pace Laps: Denny Hamlin, Ross Chastain Pick Up Pocono Wins

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Denny Hamlin Wins Strategy Filled Race Pocono Raceway is known for a variety of different strategies. That’s exactly what we saw in Sunday’s Gander RV 400, with Denny Hamlin stretching the fuel tank to earn his third victory of 2019. Hamlin didn’t have the best …

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IndyCar Preview: Title Race Heats Up at Mid-Ohio

Suddenly, there are just five rounds remaining in the 2019 NTT IndyCar Series season, and that’s bad news for anyone not named Josef Newgarden. After running away with a late-night win at Iowa Speedway last weekend, the Team Penske driver holds a 29-point advantage over Alexander Rossi, who now has …

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