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How GEICO 500 Changed NASCAR

The NASCAR GEICO 500 race at Talladega was postponed from Sunday to Monday at 3 p.m. due to weather. An additional hour delay was then suffered at lap 58. Yet, the Talladega Superspeedway race still reached a desired hair-raising completion with Ryan Blaney grabbing 1st place from Ricky Stenhouse Jr …

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NASCAR Bans Confederate Flag

Hours before the Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500, NASCAR moved to ban the Confederate Flag at its races. NASCAR released a statement saying the flag contradicts the goals of the organization: a welcoming environment for all. ESPN’s Marty Smith said the current climate called for change. He said “he could …

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William Byron wins Daytona 500 Pole

William Byron captured his first career pole position yesterday in qualifying for the Daytona 500. Dominant Day for Hendricks As qualifying finished for the Daytona 500, the top of the leader board was set with Alex Bowman, Jimmie Johnson, and Chase Elliot following Byron. All are teammates under Hendrick Motorsports …

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Joey Logano Captures First NASCAR Cup Series Title

After Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami, the NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series had a first-time champion. 28-year-old Joey Logano captured his first championship with a win at Sunday’s race, bringing home the title for the No. 22 Ford Fusion car and Team Penske. “Sliced Bread” Finally Brings It Home …

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The Drive: Richie Crampton

The Beginning: Australia’s Richie Crampton began drag racing in his native Australia in The supercharged Outlaw Class. Following that he was licensed in the Super Comp and Top Alcohol Dragster. Crampton had been a member of Morgan Lucas Racing since its inception in 2007, serving as a clutch specialist and car chief on the GEICO/ Lucas …

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Patrick Crashes out of Final Race

It wasn’t the way Danica Patrick wanted to go out. Athletes dream of winning the big game, match or race and riding off into the sunset. That didn’t happen for Danica Patrick, the most accomplished and inspirational female driver in racing history. Patrick, 35, crashed out of the Daytona 500, …

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