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The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is an American auto racing sanctioning and operating company that is best known for stock car racing. The privately owned company was founded by Bill France Sr. in 1948, and his son, Jim France, has been the CEO since August 6, 2018. The company is headquartered in Daytona Beach, Florida. Each year, NASCAR sanctions over 1,500 races at over 100 tracks in 48 US states as well as in Canada, Mexico, and Europe.
Michael Jordan to Form New NASCAR Team With Bubba Wallace as Driver
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NBA legend Jordan forms Nascar team with sole black competitor Wallace as driverBasketball legend Michael Jordan and three-time Daytona 500 winner Denny Hamlin form a single-car Nascar Cup Series team, with Bubba Wallace as its driver.
Michael Jordan, Denny Hamlin form new NASCAR team, hire Bubba Wallace as driverNBA legend Michael Jordan becomes first Black majority owner of a full-time NASCAR Cup Series team since Hall of Famer Wendell Scott in the 1970s.
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Former XFL executive Erik Moses becomes first Black president of a NASCAR trackErik Moses, the first Black man to be named president of a NASCAR track, will head up the effort to bring a NASCAR Cup Series race to Nashville Superspeedway
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NASCAR driver Austin Dillon out of race after testing positive for virusDillon is the third Cup Series driver to test positive for the coronavirus.
'How weird is this?': From Wrigley Field rooftops, fans – including NASCAR star Kurt Busch – get a unique viewWhile fans aren't allowed inside the park, the rooftops across from Wrigley Field offer some the chance to watch a live baseball game in person
Largest US sports crowd since pandemic sees NASCARIt appeared at least 20,000 spectators were socially distanced throughout the grandstands at Wednesday night's NASCAR race in Bristol, Tennessee, making it the largest sporting event in the United..
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NASCAR takes small leap into unknown as fans attend All-Star Race at Bristol trackBristol's crowd perhaps marked the largest at a sports event in the U.S. since the coronavirus stopped virtually all league play in March.
Trump suggests NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace should apologise for noose 'hoax'The US President appeared to urge NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace to apologise over an incident involving a noose found in the racecar driver's garage last month, calling it a "hoax". ......
White House tries to clarify Trump NASCAR tweetWhite House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany defends President Donald Trump's tweet attack on NASCAR for banning the Confederate flag and his incorrect accusation of the sport's only Black driver,..
Bubba Wallace: Nascar driver's defiant tweet over Trump's 'hate'"Love over hate," Bubba Wallace says, after the president calls a story over a garage noose a "hoax".
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NASCAR driver Corey LaJoie's No. 32 car will have 'Trump 2020' paint scheme for 9 racesBeginning this Sunday at the Brickyard 400 in Indianapolis, NASCAR driver Corey LaJoie's Cup Series car will sponsored by a pro-Donald Trump PAC.
Fact check: NASCAR will not do away with opening prayer, national anthemNASCAR told USA TODAY the claim that it intends to stop having prayer and the national anthem at its events is false.
Wendell Scott: The Nascar pioneer whose legacy is now more powerful than everWendell Scott was a pioneering Nascar driver whose legacy has touched only the fringes of a sport now seeking transformation.
Bubba Wallace is 'wore the hell out,' wants to move on from Talladega, focus on growing NASCARBubba Wallace admitted he felt "wore the hell out" after the investigation into a noose that was discovered in his stall last weekend at Talladega.
Nascar releases photo of 'noose' found in garageNascar said it was right to fear a hate crime had been committed against driver Bubba Wallace, which was later dismissed after an FBI investigation. ......
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NASCAR shares picture of noose from Bubba Wallace's garage, says search at all tracks found only one pulldown rope in nooseNASCAR said in a sweep of 1,684 garage stalls at 29 tracks, found 11 pulldown ropes in a knot and just one noose: The one in Bubba Wallace's garage.
FBI finds black NASCAR driver not targeted by hate crime in 'noose' incidentThe noose found in the garage stall of NASCAR's only black driver Bubba Wallace was not evidence of a racist hate crime but a rope that had been there for months. ......
NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace reacts to FBI investigation: 'People are trying to test my character'NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace appeared on CNN with Don Lemon to speak about the FBI investigation into the noose that was found in his garage stall.
NASCAR vows to continue investigation into noose at Talladega after FBI closes its caseThe noose was found in the garage stall of Bubba Wallace and the No. 43 Richard Petty Motorsports team at Talladega on Sunday night.
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U.S. Department of Justice, FBI to investigate noose found in Bubba Wallace's garageThe U.S. Department of Justice announced it will look into the noose found in NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace's garage stall at Talladega Superspeedway.
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Apple's WWDC, NASCAR, Disney World's resort hotels return: 5 things to know TuesdayApple kicks off its developer conference, controversy at a postponed NASCAR race and more you need to know Monday.
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From Cosmetics to NASCAR, Calls for Racial Justice Are SpreadingWhat started as a renewed push for police reform has now touched seemingly every aspect of American life.
N. Carolina grads receive diplomas on NASCAR trackHigh School graduates in Cabarrus County, North Carolina may not have been able to walk across the stage amid a pandemic. But they received their diplomas by crossing the finish line at Charlotte Motor..
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