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MRN Sponsoring Spire Motorsports in Southern 500

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Las Vegas Motor Speedway, March 2019. (Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The Motor Racing Network will sponsor Spire Motorsports’ No. 77 Chevrolet in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series’ Bojangles Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway, celebrating 50 years of MRN coverage, the team announced Wednesday, Aug. 28. “Our radio partners are the original ambassadors of Motor Racing Network and this sport,” Cheryl Knight, director of radio …

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Entry List: Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race

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(Photo: John K. Harrelson/NKP)

For Saturday night’s Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race, there are a total of 39 teams entered.  As a result, no one will fail to qualify for the race. As compared to last weekend at Michigan, there are only a few changes at the back of the grid.  As announced on Friday, Rick Ware Racing …

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NASCAR 101: Longest Cup Streaks Without a Pole


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Entering the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season, Brad Keselowski had 14 poles to his credit — by no means a deplorable number. However, it came with a caveat. In 2018, Keselowski won no poles, and his last one before then came at the second Michigan International Speedway race of the season in 2017. …

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Entry List: 2019 Gander RV 400

Quin Houff Charlotte 2019

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series returns to Pocono Raceway for the second time during the 2019 season. The preliminary entry list for the Gander RV 400 currently contains 38 cars set to run Sunday, July 28. All drivers will qualify, barring any entry list changes. Ross Chastain will continue to pilot the No. 15 …

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Entry List: 27th Annual Foxwoods Resort Casino 301


(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

The NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series will be making their first and only trip of the season to New Hampshire Motor Speedway this year for the 2019 Foxwoods Resort Casino 301. The initial entry list has 37 competitors trying to tackle the Motor Mile for 40 spots on the grid. That means all drivers will …

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Reed Sorenson: ‘Still Getting to Drive Racecars for a Living’

Reed Sorenson Talladega

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

In the mid-2000s, Reed Sorenson was an up-and-coming driver, hoping to make a splash in NASCAR. Since then, it’s been a battle to even remain in the sport. Sorenson, 33, got his first full-time opportunity in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series at age 20 in 2006, driving the No. 41 for Chip Ganassi Racing. …

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Entry List: 2019 Food City 500


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This weekend, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to Bristol Motor Speedway (April 7) for the Food City 500, the eighth event of the 2019 season.  38 cars make up this weekend’s entry lists for 40 spots on the grid, meaning nobody will go home after qualifying. There are only a few minor changes …

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Entry List: 2019 O’Reilly Auto Parts 500

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade / NKP)

NASCAR’s Monster Energy Cup Series heads to the Lone Star State for the seventh race of the season, visiting Texas Motor Speedway for the 2019 O’Reilly Auto Parts 500. 39 cars will attempt qualifying with 40 spots available, meaning all will make the race. Many of the teams look the same this week. The top-tier …

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Entry List: Hollywood Casino 400

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The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series returns to the midwest for Sunday’s (Oct. 21) Hollywood Casino 400 held at the 1.5-mile oval of Kansas Speedway. This event is also the final race of the second round of the playoffs. The championship field shrinks from 12 to eight after the race. All drivers will qualify for …

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