Immigration Issues Originally Kept Aleshin From Road America, He Tweets He’s Cleared and On His Way

Elkhart Lake, WI – In a weird circumstance, Mikhail Aleshin originally wasn’t supposed to be competing in this weekend’s Verizon IndyCar Series race at Road America. As of yesterday, Aleshin was still overseas due to a weird immigration issue after racing in Le Mans last weekend. As of Thursday, Aleshin, a Russian, was still in France awaiting immigration to clear him. That prompted a statement from his team Schmidt-Peterson Motorsports as a result, as they had to go in a different direction for at least this weekend. “Since competing in the…

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Mobil 1 The Grid Previews Dale Earnhardt Jr. “Last Hurrah”

After 17 years at NASCAR’s premiere level, Dale Earnhardt Jr. decided that this would be his last season in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Following in the footsteps of Jeff Gordon and Tony Stewart before him, NASCAR’s most popular driver is the latest in a long line of the sport’s iconic figures to announce his plans to step down from racing. With 2017 set to be his final season, Mobil 1 The Grid has another phenomenal video as they spoke to ‘Junior’, driver of the Hendrick Motorsports No. 88 car,…

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With NASCAR Seats Set Be Filled Soon, IndyCar Could Really Benefit From The Way It’s Trending

It’s no secret, NASCAR is boasting with pride from the way this youth movement is playing out. They have a great group of young drivers coming through the ranks and ready to transition from one regime to another. With all that being said, and how this offseason is going to play out there, the Verizon IndyCar Series can really reap the benefits of this. Yes, you read that right. An open wheel series benefiting from NASCAR’s youth movement?

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NASCAR Silly Season Could Be a Wild One With Tons of Key Free Agents

The calendar is soon to turn to July, which means that silly season across all forms of motorsports is about to ramp up. Most of the seasons are nearing the halfway marker or even slightly past it. In NASCAR though, this year’s silly season may be one of the most wildest ever. With the veterans of the sport nearing retirement, and the young guns rising through the ranks and proving they’re ready for full-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series rides, this offseason could be pivotal to where NASCAR goes in…

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Esteban Gutierrez To Sub for Sebastien Bourdais For Rest of 2017 IndyCar Season

INDIANAPOLIS – Dale Coyne Racing made it pretty clear at Belle Isle earlier this month that they’d like to have Esteban Gutierrez in the car in a replacement role for the injured Sebastien Bourdais for the remainder of the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season. He did very good under the circumstances that weekend, keeping the car unscathed in both races despite just 90 total minute of practice. He finished on the lead lap in race No. 2 and finished 14th. But, due to him never racing on an oval before, he…

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Denny Hamlin’s XFINITY Series Win at Michigan Encumbered, Why That Makes It Even Less Fair For William Byron

The NASCAR XFINITY Series finish at the Michigan International Speedway was nothing short of thrilling. Denny Hamlin edged series regular William Byron in the closest XFINITY Series finish ever at the 2-mile oval. But, when penalties were announced on Wednesday, it was revealed that Hamlin’s win doesn’t count. NASCAR handed out penalties this weekend to two XFINITY Series teams and one NASCAR Camping World Truck Series team following last weekend’s events at Michigan and Gateway Motorsports Park.

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It’s a little like the star college quarterback, whose dad was also a star college quarterback. Yet father goes on to the NFL and has a Hall of Fame career, while the son, well; he has a great college career. Feel free to also use the names Kyle Petty and Steven Wallace here as well. Sure, there are exceptions. We are seeing that now with Chase Elliot and Ryan Blaney. But they are by far the exception to the rule of stock car greatness being passed on genetically. But few…

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