Bell To Replace Burton In Truck Series Race Thursday Night In Bristol

Kyle Busch Motorsports announced on Wednesday afternoon that Christopher Bell will drive the No. 51 Hunt Brothers Pizza Tundra in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series UNOH 200 at Bristol Motor Speedway on Thursday night. Harrison Burton was scheduled to compete, but was forced to withdraw due to an illness. This is the second time that has happened with KBM over the last few weeks as Noah Gragson missed the race at Pocono a few weeks ago. Erik Jones filled in for him in that race. 

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Alonso To Likely Test INDY Car On Road Course Next Month, Options Becoming Clearer

INDIANAPOLIS – Everyone assumed that McLaren and Fernando Alonso would be coming over to the United States with Honda power for the 2019 Verizon IndyCar Series season. While Alonso is expected to test with an Andretti Autosport Honda as early as next month at that, the future plans for the Spaniard may actually involve Chevrolet instead. Multiple sources have confirmed that Alonso would be testing on a road course in September and that it’s all to see what his interest for next season would be. Several venues have been brought up as…

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Daly To Return To Harding Racing For Pocono

Conor Daly will return to the Harding Racing stable for the ABC Supply 500 weekend at Pocono Raceway starting on Saturday, August 18. The American will pilot the No. 88 Chevrolet for 200 laps around the ‘Tricky Triangle’, a three-turn superspeedway in Long Pond, Pennsylvania for 500 miles. Daly recently drove for Harding Racing in the Honda Indy 200 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course and in the Honda Indy Toronto where his 13th place finish is the No. 88’s best so far this season. This coming weekend will be…

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Larson, Sponsor Credit One Bank And His Team CGR Makes Visit To Meeting Street Academy In South Carolina On Tuesday

Normally, Kyle Larson is spending his weekdays either preparing for the upcoming Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race or taking part in a sprint car race somewhere around this great nation of ours. Well, on Tuesday, Larson, driver of the No. 42 Credit One Bank Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, and members of the Chip Ganassi Racing team made a pit stop at Meeting Street Academy in Charleston, S.C. to speak with students about teamwork and perseverance during a school-wide assembly. Team partner Credit One Bank was in attendance and donated $25,000 to the…

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. To Drive The Pace Car For The Sept. 9 Brickyard 400

INDIANAPOLIS – NASCAR icon Dale Earnhardt Jr. isn’t done with his driving duties at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway just yet. The third generation driver will pilot the 2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Pace Car to lead the field to the start of the 25th Running of the Big Machine Vodka 400 at the Brickyard Powered by Florida Georgia Line on Sunday, Sept. 9 on the famed 2.5-mile oval. The announcement was made 25 days before the 25th Running of the race, which starts at 2 p.m. (ET) next month. The Brickyard is moving to a new…

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Championship Facts With 4 Races Remaining In 2018 INDYCAR Season

After the last two weeks off, the Verizon IndyCar Series returns to action this weekend for the ABC Supply 500 (1:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network) at the Pocono Raceway. This race starts the final stint of the 2018 season as we will have four races over the next five weeks. Currently, Scott Dixon leads the standings over Alexander Rossi by 46 points. That’s the fifth-largest margin with four races to go since the 2008 season. Since that timeframe, only Dario Franchitti (2010) and Dixon (2015) overcame leads of more than 50…

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Mobil 1 The Grid Previews NASCAR’s Weekend In Bristol

Bristol Motor Speedway is one of the loudest tracks on the NASCAR calendar, with drivers going wheel-to-wheel on a small, banked oval, overlooked by a fearsome, 162,000 capacity stadium. In an exclusive feature for Mobil 1 The Grid, Stewart-Haas Racing team owner Tony Stewart, #41 driver Kurt Busch and Kevin Harvick’s crew chief in the #4 car, Rodney Childers, give their thoughts on the unique, much-loved and at times chaotic race.   Watch the video here

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Power Looking For Another Superspeedway Victory And 3rd Straight Pocono Win

I wrote about this during the Month of May at Indy but it has to come up again as the Verizon IndyCar Series heads towards the Pocono Raceway this weekend. Will Power is the best oval racer in the series today. Yes, Will Power. Period. A few years ago, this statement would have knocked fans off their feet. See, out of Power’s 34 career INDYCAR wins, 27 have come on road and street courses. He’s arguably one of the best drivers ever on those circuits. AJ Foyt, Mario Andretti and Al…

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Wickens Trying To Keep Momentum Going Sunday In Pocono

If trends hold true then Robert Wickens will shock the field and win his first Verizon IndyCar Series race on Sunday at the Pocono Raceway. Well, the only reason it would be a shock would be that he’s never raced at Pocono before and his first win would come on a superspeedway rather than a road/street course. But, Wickens finished third at Toronto, second at Mid-Ohio, so the next spot up would be a win right? His main rival in the series, Alexander Rossi, saw his first win come on…

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Marco Andretti Aiming For Home Track Win In Pocono

Marco Andretti would want nothing more than to end his current winless drought. The Andretti Autosport driver hasn’t won a Verizon IndyCar Series race in over seven years now. After a week off, the Pennsylvania native returns home this week for a “home game.” See, Pocono Raceway, the site of Sunday’s ABC Supply 500 (1:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network) is about 30 miles away from his home. He’d love to end his streak at his hometrack. Trends say Andretti will finish between ninth and 14th. Through the first 13 races…

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