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Ryan Vargas On How He Broke Into The NASCAR Xfinity Series (And, Of Course, Chicken Nuggets)

Ryan Vargas has been making a name for himself in the NASCAR Xfinity Series paddock for so long that you might be surprised he’s never run back-to-back races until now. His partnership with TikTok and JD Motorsports has given him the opportunity to run the final six races of the 2020 season, and his most […]

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NASCAR Xfinity Series Team Kaulig Racing Throws Away Top Three at Daytona with Last Lap Crash

NASCAR Xfinity Series team Kaulig Racing looked like it would practically be handed a victory at Daytona International Speedway’s Wawa 250 last night. As the final lap got underway, Kaulig drivers Ross Chastain and AJ Allmendinger were duking it out for the lead of the race when the two made contact and crashed in…Read more… […]

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Justin Allgaier Secures First 2020 NASCAR Xfinity Series Win After Disastrous Daytona Weekend

Justin Allgaier had his hands full at the first of two races at Dover International Speedway. Not only did he have to hold off the incredibly dominant Austin Cindric, but he was also looking to make up for last week’s disappointing outing at the Daytona road course. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The NASCAR Xfinity Series Will Run The IMS Road Course For The First Time Ever This Year

Nearly a decade after the NASCAR Xfinity Series traded one of its best races of the year for a much less exciting one at the big oval nearby, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the series will move to the IMS road course this year. The switch comes a couple of months after racing tycoon Roger Penske bought […]

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Pit Stops In NASCAR’s Two Lower Divisions Are About To Get A Whole Lot More Complicated

Modern NASCAR rules are complicated, often for the sake of entertainment—if you can get past the confusion. But new rules the sanctioning body announced on Tuesday seem more about logistics than entertainment, and they’ll impact pit stops at seven races across NASCAR’s two lower national divisions.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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NASCAR Looking At The Potential For Street Races, Purpose-Built Tracks As Soon As 2021: Report

The NASCAR schedule is often criticized as redundant, as it regularly includes the same tracks at the same times of year, every year, without much flexibility. But new report indicates that may change as soon as 2021, and that NASCAR could toss in some street courses and temporary purpose-built tracks.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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NASCAR Team Haulers Damaged In Separate Wreck, Fire En Route To Kansas Speedway

Two different NASCAR teams are assessing damage to their haulers this week after one wrecked while losing control on the interstate and another caught fire, both while carrying race cars and other supplies to Kansas Speedway. The hauler drivers were OK in both cases, with the pair involved in the wreck released from…Read more… Continue […]

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This Killswitch Engage NASCAR Car Reminds Me Of All The Band T-Shirts I’ve Misplaced Over The Years

New England’s favorite metalcore sons Killswitch Engage will be on a NASCAR track soon—figuratively, not literally, as one isn’t advised to casually venture onto a NASCAR track with the high-speed traffic and all—and so will all of my nostalgia from the years when I only wore hardcore band T-shirts with unidentified…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Weekend Motorsports Roundup: September 14-15

This weekend, the NASCAR playoffs kick off. If that’s not your, thing, though, rest assured that we’ve rounded up a bunch of other great races going on throughout the weekend. If there’s something we missed that you think is worth watching, drop it in the comments below!Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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NASCAR Further Limits How Often Its Top-Level Cup Drivers Can Race In Lower Series

NASCAR has made a lot of rule changes, and changes to those very rule changes, over the past handful of years. But perhaps one of the most called-for new rules as of late has been the limitation of top-level Cup Series drivers’ participation in lower NASCAR series, and things are about to get even more […]

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Ford Finally Brings Its NASCAR Xfinity Series Mustang Out Of 2011

If we think about it, 2011 was a simpler time. Half of the population didn’t yell “Fake news!” at every mention of, oh, climate change or any other existential crisis, NASCAR didn’t have elimination playoffs, and LMFAO was teaching us all how to party rock and exude self-confidence, one song replay at a time. Read […]

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NASCAR Returns to Single-Car Qualifying After Weeks of Drivers Gaming the System

After weeks of Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers gaming the group-qualifying system in a race to be last on track every week for an aerodynamic advantage, and weeks of officials trying to curb that with rules tweaks, it’s all over. NASCAR’s going back to single-car qualifying, effective immediately.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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How to Understand the Daytona 500 and NASCAR in 2019

NASCAR isn’t as simple as trying to drive in a few hundred circles faster than everyone else, and hasn’t ever been. But that’s been the overarching idea for most of its history, up until the last few years, when rules overhauls introduced segmented races, a near algebraic points system and elimination playoffs.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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NASCAR Will Finally Do Obvious Thing and Disqualify Winning Drivers Who Cheat

NASCAR, which has long been against taking wins away from competitors who fail car inspection, announced this week that the era of going to goofy lengths to avoid replacing the name on a trophy is over. If a winning car is illegal after the race, it will get disqualified—something that hasn’t happened in decades.Read more… […]

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