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NASCAR Suspends Austin Wayne Self Following Substance Abuse Policy Violation

by Seth Eggert           @motorsportrev NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series regular Austin Wayne Self has been suspended indefinitely for violating NASCAR’s substance abuse policy. NASCAR announced on Monday via the penalty report that Self violated Section 12.1 (actions detrimental to stock-car racing) and Section 19 (NASCAR’s substance abuse policy) of the ...

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New Locales for Championship, Regular Season Finale on 2020 Cup Series Schedule

By NASCAR DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – A champion crowned in the desert. The Last Great Colosseum becomes a postseason factor. A tricky doubleheader. The birthplace of NASCAR bookends the regular season. NASCAR today announced significant, dynamic changes to the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series schedule, with intriguing shifts during both the ...

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The 2019 Clash: Comedy of Errors or Murphy’s Law?

by Seth Eggert           @motorsportrev Let’s face it, just about everything that could go wrong in the 2019 Advance Auto Parts Clash went wrong. A bungled running order, inclement weather, a jet dryer leaking fluid, a race-ending, field consuming crash, and a yellow-line rule debate were the ‘highlights’ of this Monster ...

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Xfinity Series Gears Up for Season Opener

by Seth Eggert           @motorsportrev The NASCAR Series that says, “Names are made here,” will be back in action this weekend. The NASCAR Xfinity Series returns to the track this weekend, and for the first time since 2015, the defending champion remains in the series. Tyler Reddick moves from JR Motorsports ...

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What Happened to the Word Patience?

by Luis Torres                   @TheLTFiles Restrictor plate racing is a strategic game, requiring critical thinking to make the right moves. A few days removed from Sunday’s Daytona 500 and it has dawned on me how frustrating this current era of racing has become. ...

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Kyle Busch’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship is Great, Seriously!

Last night Kyle Busch and the No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing team won at the Ford EcoBoost 400 making them NASCAR Sprint Cup champions. For many loyal and adoring “Rowdy” Busch fans, this was an inevitable and sweet victory. Busch has been racing in NASCAR’s top series since 2004 and ...

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What Justin Wilson’s Death Taught Me

Drafting the Circuits By: Candice Smith  @Chief187s   Death is the great equalizer. In racing, dying doing what you love adds you to a new fraternity. On Monday, August 24, 2015 Justin Wilson joined that solemn order. I was at Pocono International Raceway covering the Verizon IndyCar ABC Supply Co. ...

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Jeff Gordon and Indy Are Tied Together

It’s difficult to find a track that four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Jeff Gordon hasn’t excelled at in his career spanning over two decades. From Daytona’s Superspeedway to Martinsville’s Short Track, Gordon has made his mark with countless wins. He is, of course, third on the all-time win list trailing ...

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Spotlight: SAFER Barriers

By: Candice Smith  @Chief187s When talking to casual observers of NASCAR who poo-poo the lengthy three to four hour races in the top series, I try to explain that NASCAR racing at the Cup level is a marathon not a sprint. Yesterday we were treated to a marathon of marathons ...

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