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3:56 PM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — NASCAR will move its August road course race from Watkins Glen in upstate New York because of state health restrictions, and the event will shift instead to the road course at Daytona International Speedway. The move means the Cup Series will make its debut on Daytona’s road
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8:44 AM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson has twice tested negative for the coronavirus and has been cleared to race Sunday at Kentucky Speedway. Johnson missed the first race of his Cup career when he tested positive Friday. He was tested after his wife received a positive result. Jimmie
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10:55 PM ET ESPN News Services Boxing promotions run by Floyd Mayweather, Bob Arum and Oscar De La Hoya and teams in MLS, NASCAR and IndyCar were among a cavalcade of sports organizations that navigated a federal loan program designed to help small firms cope with the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Data released
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9:12 PM ET Bubba Wallace has a new endorsement deal with Beats by Dre. The popular audio company welcomed Wallace to its family on Monday, hours after President Donald Trump criticized NASCAR’s only full-time Black driver on Twitter. Beats by Dre said the timing of the announcement was not a coincidence. 1 Related “We weren’t
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11:58 AM ET Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS — An injured crew member on Ryan Blaney‘s NASCAR team has returned to Team Penske’s headquarters in North Carolina, where he will undergo further evaluation. Zachary Price was treated and released from Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis and returned home with the rest of Penske’s travel party, the team said
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9:21 AM ET President Donald Trump called out driver Bubba Wallace on Monday, alleging that a noose found in his garage at Talladega Superspeedway last month was a hoax and questioning NASCAR’s decision to ban the Confederate flag from the sport. Trump tweeted: “Has @BubbaWallace apologized to all of those great NASCAR drivers & officials
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9:36 PM ET Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS — Kevin Harvick turned up the heat on Denny Hamlin late in the Brickyard 400. And on a cooling track, Hamlin’s worn tires simply gave out. With the sun setting Sunday over Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Hamlin seven laps from victory, he went careening into the first-turn wall, and
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7:23 PM ET Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS — A tire changer for NASCAR driver Ryan Blaney was taken to a hospital after being injured Sunday early in the Brickyard 400. Zachary Price was pinned between Blaney’s No. 12 car and another car, the result of a six-car pileup near the entrance of pit road 16 laps
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5:53 PM ET Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS — Chase Briscoe put on four new tires during a late pit stop Saturday, then held off AJ Allmendinger and Austin Cindric over the final five laps to win the first Xfinity Series race on Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s road course. The Indiana native beat Justin Haley by 1.717 seconds.
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2:00 PM ET Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS — Jimmie Johnson and his family took every precaution to avoid coronavirus. They washed their hands frequently, diligently followed the face-mask guidelines and even left their home in Charlotte, North Carolina, for the less densely populated Aspen, Colorado. And yet both still tested positive for the illness this week
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3:41 PM ET Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS — Jimmie Johnson‘s stance has softened when it comes to racing the Indianapolis 500. Johnson will test an Indy car next week for Chip Ganassi Racing on the road course at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the first step the seven-time NASCAR champion must take to determine if actual races are
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8:31 AM ET ESPN Betting Insiders The NASCAR Cup Series heads to Indianapolis on Sunday for the Big Machine Hand Sanitizer 400 Powered by Big Machine Records. Kevin Harvick won Saturday’s Pocono 325, and Denny Hamlin was victorious in Sunday’s Pocono 350. Who will take the checkered flag Saturday (4 p.m. ET) at Indianapolis Motor
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4:57 PM ET The NASCAR Cup Series car driven by Corey LaJoie will have a “Trump 2020” paint scheme for nine races, including Sunday’s Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, following a sponsorship by a political action committee. Patriots of America PAC, which is supporting the reelection bid of President Donald Trump, will sponsor the
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8:52 PM ET Denny Hamlin and his No. 11 Toyota cruised to a victory in the weather-delayed Pocono 350 in the NASCAR Cup Series Sunday in Long Pond, Pennsylvania. Kevin Harvick, who won the Cup Series race at the same track on Saturday, finished in second place, with Erik Jones taking third. Hamlin maintained at
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