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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Despite Not Having a Contract With Penske Past This Season, Brad Keselowski Isn’t Going Anywhere

Brad Keselowski has 59 career NASCAR victories, 23 on the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series level, 35 on the NASCAR XFINITY Series level and one in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Furthermore, he’s won a championship in Cup (2012) and XFINITY (2010) too. Both of those titles came as a driver for Team Penske. Also, 22 of the 23 Cup wins, 29 of those 35 XFINITY Series victories and his lone Trucks trip to victory lane came as a member of the Penske organization. So, with Keselowski possibly entering…

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Cole Custer To Drive Sam Ard Tribute Car For Darlington Throwback Weekend

Stewart-Haas Racing revealed their throwback paint scheme for Cole Custer’s No. 00 Ford for the Labor Day throwback weekend at Darlington. It may be the first year that this car has been on track for Stewart-Haas Racing in the NASCAR XFINITY Series, but it doesn’t mean the team isn’t going to do a tribute paint scheme. Cole Custer’s car in September will be a tribute to Sam Ard. The team reveled the car today at Darlington. In just 92 career XFINITY Series starts between 1982 and 1984, Ard drove his…

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Both Tire Penalties This Past Weekend At Dover, Cost Teams 4 Races, Is That Fair?

NASCAR penalized the No. 18 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series team after a safety violation during events last weekend at Dover International Speedway. Crew chief Adam Stevens, tire changer Jacob Seminara and tire carrier Kenneth Barber were suspended from all NASCAR Series Championship Points Events for four races after a tire came off the Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota driven by Kyle Busch during the AAA 400 Drive for Autism. Busch’s pit crew appeared to drop the jack before the lug nuts were secure on the left-rear tire during a scheduled…

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Mobil 1 The Grid Takes a Look at Kurt Busch as He Returns to Pocono at Defending Winner, Danica Patrick’s Life in NASCAR

Mobil 1 The Grid puts out several racing features throughout each month. This weeks version continues their greatness of documentaries. On Tuesday, they released videos for Danica Patrick and Kurt Busch. For Danica, it’s a great video looking at the life of her on the road. Danica shares what life in NASCAR is like as a popular driver. From the travel, to the demands of a race weekend, to all the draining things she deals with during the week, Patrick shares it all. 

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“400 Fest” Acts Named, Schedule Revealed for Brickyard 400 Weekend at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway

The nightly lineups are set for 400 Fest, the new two-night concert at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway during NASCAR’s Brickyard 400 event, with global music superstar headliners Major Lazer on Friday, July 21 and The Chainsmokers on Saturday, July 22. Pretty Lights also was added to the Saturday lineup, as six acts will perform over two nights on the infield stage inside Turn 4 of the IMS oval. Gates open at 5 p.m. both nights, with performances starting at 7 p.m. The complete nightly lineup: •Friday, July 21: Major Lazer,…

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Bubba Wallace Jr. to Fill in for Aric Almirola at Pocono This Weekend, Until Almirola Can Return

NASCAR has scheduled a teleconference for 11 am on Tuesday morning, with what’s expected to be an announcement that Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr. will fill-in for Aric Almirola in this weekend’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at the Pocono Raceway. Almirola, was injured in a wicked crash at the Kansas Speedway on May 13 and has been sidelined with a broken back ever since. His timetable to return was 8-12 weeks. 

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