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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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Bubba Wallace Finds Noose in Stall

It hasn’t even been two weeks since NASCAR banned the confederate flag. On Sunday afternoon, at the Talladega Superspeedway, a noose was found in the garage stall belonging to Bubba Wallace. NASCAR and the FBI have started investigations into the act. Wallace, NASCAR’s only black driver, called the act a …

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. headlines NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2021

Dale Earnhardt Jr. will join his late father in the NASCAR Hall of Fame headlining the class of 2021 that also includes Mike Stefanik and Red Farmer. Dale Jr. Earnhardt Jr. is a first-ballot Hall of Famer with 26 cup wins, two Xfinity Series titles and two Daytona 500 titles …

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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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Are pro sports coming back to Florida?

On Wednesday, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced that his state was open for professional sports teams to resume playing and practicing. He joined Arizona Governor, Doug Ducey, in being the second state to welcome sports back. DeSantis is ready No matter which sport you prefer, fans are eager to turn …

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NASCAR Returns This Weekend

NASCAR driver Hamlin celebrates

Gentlemen, start your engines. NASCAR is back. The NASCAR Cup Series heads to Darlington on Sunday, May 17. A nation suffering from a sports shortage gets a desperately-needed pain reliever: a live sport with stock cars zooming at speeds north of 200 miles per hour. From screen to reality During …

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NASCAR To Resume Racing; Little League Baseball Cancels Remainder of 2020 Events

NASCAR has announced its plans to resume its season without fans in May. They join the UFC as the only two major sports organizations to announce specific return-to-play plans since the COVID-19 pandemic shut down U.S. sports in mid-March. In contrast, Little League International has made the decision to cancel …

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Discusses Family, Technology in Racing and the Coronavirus

Dale Earnhardt Jr. is well-known not only for his personal racing career but also for that of his father’s. Earnhardt Sr. is considered one of the most legendary racecar drivers in history. In his 27-year racing career, Earnhardt Sr. won 76 races before dying in 2001 in a crash during …

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March Madness Latest Domino Among Coronavirus Cancellations

The coronavirus continues to dominate the news cycle. Now, we’re seeing more preventative action taken in the realm of sports. Multiple sports and their respective leagues are essentially on hold for the foreseeable future. We’ve seen basketball tournaments canceled, entire regular seasons paused and the status of future sporting events …

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Daytona 500: Denny Hamlin Wins Second-Consecutive 500 and Ryan Newman’s Injuries Are Not Life Threatening

Ryan Newman’s Condition Declared Not life Threatening NASCAR driver Ryan Newman was involved in a crash that sent his car airborne during the Daytona 500 on Monday. He is currently being treated at Halifax Hospital after safety crews took several minute to extract him from a car full of sparks …

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