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Jun 27

NASCAR Industry to Salute U.S. Military Units Independence Day Weekend

NASCAR Salutes Refreshed By Coca-Cola Continues At Daytona International Speedway With NASCAR XFINITY Series

2017-06-25_0502As part of the continued efforts to show appreciation for the United States Armed Forces through NASCAR Salutes Refreshed by Coca-Cola, NASCAR XFINITY Series™ drivers will bear the names of active military units and installations on their race car windshields during Friday’s Coca-Cola Firecracker 250 at Daytona International Speedway (7:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 19

Grand Finale: NASCAR announces date, venue for postseason Awards

Las Vegas Set to Host Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Champion’s Week, Awards

NASCAR logoNASCAR announced today a return to Las Vegas for the ninth consecutive year with the annual postseason culmination of Champion’s Week — the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Awards — to be held at Wynn Las Vegas on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 19

Kyle Larson fends off restart challengers for Michigan win

Two weeks ago at Dover, Kyle Larson took a painful master class in restarts from Professor Jimmie Johnson

In Sunday’s FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway, Larson graduated with high honors, using a series of exceptional restarts to win his second Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race of the season and his second in a row, dating to last August, at the 2-mile track in the Irish Hills. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 15

NASCAR Pinty’s Series Race At Chaudiere Postponed

CRS Express 300 Moved To June 23

NASCAR Pinty’s Series logoWith inclement weather expected this weekend, NASCAR and Autodrome Chaudière have postponed Saturday’s NASCAR Pinty’s Series race. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 14

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Michigan and Gateway

Blaney Captures First Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Win At Pocono

NASCAR logoWood Brothers Racing’s Ryan Blaney passed Kyle Busch with 10 laps to go in Sunday’s Axalta presents the Pocono 400 at Pocono Raceway and held Kevin Harvick off the rest of the way to earn his first career victory. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 12

Ryan Blaney makes late pass, holds off Harvick for thrilling win

“I think it exceeds the dream a little bit” – Blaney

Dogged by Kevin Harvick for the final eight laps of Sunday’s Axalta presents the Pocono 400, Ryan Blaney held off the 2014 series champion in a breathtaking battle to claim the first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory of his career. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 10

Alex Labbe primed for return

Heads Back To His Home Track Chaudiere With Momentum

2017-05-21-3021When Alex Labbe captured the checkered flag, a year ago, at Autodrome Chaudiere in Vallée-Jonction, Quebec, he earned what is his most memorable victory in his racing career.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 07

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Pocono and Texas

Johnson Continues To Etch Name In History

NASCAR logoJimmie Johnson notched his 83rd career Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series win Sunday at Dover International Speedway, tying him with NASCAR Hall of Famer Cale Yarborough for sixth on the all-time win list. The victory was also the 11th for Johnson at Dover, making him the third driver – along with NASCAR Hall of Famers Richard Petty and Darrell Waltrip – to amass 11 or more victories at a single track. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 04

Jimmie Johnson tames Dover in ot, ties Yarborough on all-time list

AAA 400 Drive for Autism

Jimmie Johnson passed Kyle Larson on an overtime restart to roar to his third Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory of the season Sunday at Dover International Speedway, tying NASCAR Hall of Famer Cale Yarborough on the all-time win list. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 01

NASCAR Pinty’s Series News & Notes: Delaware

Lacroix looks to Delaware to solve ovals in title chase

NASCAR Pinty’s Series logoFor Cayden Lapcevich, his 2016 NASCAR Pinty’s Series championship run was bolstered by a steady performance on the road courses. For Kevin Lacroix, his title hopes in 2017 rest on being able to do the opposite: Perform well enough on the ovals to compliment his road-course prowess. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 29

Austin Dillon claims Coca-Cola 600 for first Monster Energy Series victory

“It hasn’t sunk in yet” – Dillon

Armed with a new crew chief and a gas tank that held just enough fuel to get him to the end of 600 miles with less than a second to spare, Austin Dillon won the first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series of his career and put the vaunted No. 3 Chevrolet back in Victory Lane for the first time since 2000. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 27

Harvick lands pole for marquee Coca-Cola 600 race

NASCAR’s longest race

After squeaking out the fastest lap in the second round of Thursday night’s knockout qualifying at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Kevin Harvick left no doubt when it counted. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 24

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Charlotte

Busch Breaks Through At Charlotte With All-Star Win, Eyes Sweep In Coca-Cola 600

NASCAR logoKyle Busch finally notched his first Charlotte Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series win by speeding to victory in the final stage of the Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race.

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May 23

Playoff Makeover Headlines 2018 NASCAR Schedules

Daytona 500 Returns to Historic Presidents Day Weekend

NASCAR logoNASCAR today announced sweeping changes to the lineup of tracks that make up the playoffs as part of its 2018 national series schedules. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 22

Kevin Lacroix wins Nascar Pinty’s season opener at CTMP

NASCAR Pinty’s series: Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

2017-05-21-3103Kevin Lacroix, driver of the car #74, renews last year’s Victoria Day Speedfest win as he grabs the checkered flag during a rainy Can-Am 200.

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May 22

Rain can’t slow Lacroix at CTMP

Last-lap Pass of Ranger Nets Pinty’s Season-Opening Win

2017-05-21-3568Kevin Lacroix finally figured out Canadian Tire Motorsport Park last fall, and the offseason did nothing to slow him down. Nor did the rain that arrived in force in the final laps of Sunday’s Can-Am 200.

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May 22

Ranger snags podium finish for Team Mopar in opener 

NASCAR Pinty’s series: Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

2017-05-21-3136Andrew Ranger and the #27 Mopar Parts Dodge team were excited to debut the new Mopar M1 engine for the season opening round of the NASCAR Pinty’s Series this past Sunday at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (CTMP).

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May 22

Tagliani, so close only to skid of the track in the rain

NASCAR Pinty’s series: Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

2017-05-21-3244Fighting for the lead with two laps to go at the Can-Am 200, held Sunday at  Canadian Tire Motorsport Park road course, Alex Tagliani crashed into the tire barrier, ending any hope of a win.

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May 22

A Race Filled With Twists And Turns For Louis-Philippe Dumoulin

NASCAR Pinty’s series: Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

2017-05-21-3196On the starting grid in third place, Louis-Philippe Dumoulin started the race on the tail-end due to a penalty in the pits. More determined than ever, he quickly rose to the top 3 to then lead the race for many laps.

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May 22

Jean-François Dumoulin… Determination

NASCAR Pinty’s series: Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

2017-05-21-3202The #04 Spectra Premium / Bernier Crépeau / Groupe Bellemare / MIA crew has demonstrated all its determination and perseverance today, on the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park circuit.

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