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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.

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NASCAR’s Televised Return Draws 6 Million Viewers [Video]

NASCAR’s Televised Return Draws 6 Million Viewers

On May 17th, NASCAR returned to television after a 10-week hiatus. The Real Heroes 400 was held at Darlington Raceway in South Carolina, No fans were present in the racetrack’s 47,000 seats.

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NASCAR resumes season with no fans [Video]

NASCAR resumes season with no fans

NASCAR resumed competition after a two-month shutdown amid the COVID-19 pandemic, holding its Cup Series race at Darlington Raceway in South Carolina without fans. Chris Dignam has more.

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Esports rise, as live sports are on lockdown [Video]

Esports rise, as live sports are on lockdown

Esports has moved in to fill the gap that live event sports has left, helping both sports networks and video game companies in the process. Freddie Joyner has more.

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George Floyd protesters, coronavirus pandemic fallout, NASCAR at Charlotte: 5 things to know Thursday

Violent protests erupt over George Floyd's death, grim jobless toll mounts from the coronavirus pandemic and more things to know Thursday.
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Gutemberg Dos Santos Explains

Panama City, Panama - Gutemberg dos Santos is a Brazilian-American fintech expert, advisor and one of the early adopters of blockchain technology. He is one of the top influencers in the blockchain..
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Even without access, racing fans flock to Darlington Raceway as NASCAR schedule resumes

NASCAR revs up schedule, even with no fans allowed at Darlington Raceway.
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10 memorable NASCAR moments in the history of Darlington Raceway

Darlington will host its 117th Cup race on Sunday, marking the first NASCAR event since the coronavirus interrupted the 2020 schedule in early March.
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As NASCAR returns to live racing, Darlington's Turn 1 will be a trip into the unknown

NASCAR drivers haven't raced since March 8 at Phoenix and will have no practice runs at Darlington before the green flag drops Sunday afternoon.
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Fan-less NASCAR season set to return on May 17

NASCAR, which suspended its season March 13 with just four of 36 scheduled races completed, will restart the season - without fans - on May 17.
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Chip Ganassi Racing fires Kyle Larson over use of racial slur during iRacing event

NASCAR driver Kyle Larson has been suspended for using racial slur, but Chip Ganassi Racing said firing him was "only appropriate course of action."
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NASCAR racer Kyle Larson uses racial slur during stream of virtual race

NASCAR driver Kyle Larson used a racial slur during livestream broadcast of an exhibition virtual race on Sunday night. It was broadcast on Twitch.
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Rita Wilson sings for NASCAR after COVID-19 recovery, will host Kenny Rogers tribute

Rita Wilson, who says she has recovered from the novel coronavirus, has been virtually busy, performing for NASCAR and hosting a Kenny Rogers tribute.
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NASCAR to run Atlanta, Homestead-Miami races without fans in attendance

NASCAR races scheduled for this weekend in Atlanta and next weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway will go on as scheduled, but without fans.
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Armani Williams, NASCAR driver with autism, races to win and raise awareness

Armani Williams, believed to be the first driver with autism in NASCAR history, races in the ARCA Menards Series but is hoping that's just the start.
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Rising stock car driver Hailie Deegan, 18, poised to reach the next level in NASCAR

Hailie Deegan, 18, already has three ARCA West wins and will look for more Friday at Phoenix Raceway. She aspires to be successful in Cup racing.
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Ryan Newman hopes to return to NASCAR 'as soon as possible,' race team president says

President of Roush Fenway Racing Steve Newmark says Ryan Newman believes he can come back from horrific crash at Daytona to compete for Cup title.
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How did driver Ryan Newman survive that NASCAR crash at Daytona?

Though inherently dangerous, NASCAR has helped keep its drivers alive after the death of Dale Earnhardt in the 2001 Daytona 500.
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Inside the chaotic final two laps of the 2020 Daytona 500

The image of Ryan Newman's No. 6 Ford hurtling toward the 2020 Daytona 500 checkered flag on its hood will forever live in NASCAR lore.
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Ryan Newman 'awake and speaking' after frightening crash in Daytona 500

NASCAR driver remains in hospital after frightening crash on Daytona 500's final lap. Roush Fenway Racing relays his appreciation for fans' support.
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Trump kicks off Daytona 500 race with limo loop, Air Force One flyby

President Donald Trump took a loop around the Daytona 500 racetrack on Sunday in his presidential limousine, drawing cheers from fans at NASCAR's most prestigious race not long after completing a..
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Trump takes a limousine lap before Daytona 500 auto race

President Donald Trump took a loop around the Daytona 500 racetrack on Sunday in the presidential limousine known as "The Beast," drawing cheers from fans at NASCAR'S most prestigious race.
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Trump Kicks Off the Daytona 500, and a Race for Florida Votes

The appearance at the NASCAR event, complete with flyovers and a trip around the track in the presidential limousine, was a highly choreographed showing by the president.
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Trump makes flashy entrance with limousine ride at Daytona 500

President Donald Trump made a showy entrance at the Daytona 500 on Sunday, riding in his limousine on the speedway track after flying over the cheering crowd aboard Air Force One ahead of NASCAR'S most..
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Trump to test racing skills, mingle with supporters at Daytona 500

President Donald Trump will test his racing skills in the political swing state of Florida on Sunday with a lap in his presidential limousine "the Beast" at the Daytona 500, NASCAR's most prestigious..
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NASCAR legend, Hall of Fame member Junior Johnson dies at 88

A member of the 2010 inaugural NASCAR Hall of Fame class, Junior Johnson was lovingly considered a racing hero and legend.
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NASCAR driver who battles depression: 'Hard to reset your brain' after setbacks in sport

NASCAR drivers and crew members perform while in jeopardy of serious injury or death, travel 35-40 weekends annually and work without a CBA.
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NASCAR at Martinsville 2019: Schedule, lineup, TV and more for First Data 500 playoff race

All the information you need to get ready for Sunday's First Data 500 at Martinsville Speedway, the seventh of 10 playoff races in the Cup Series.
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Denny Hamlin edges Chase Elliott as Brad Keselowski eliminated from NASCAR playoffs

The elimination race, which saw four drivers knocked out of championship contention, was won by Hamlin in double overtime.
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For NASCAR driver Kyle Larson, Dover was a timely win in more ways than one

Kyle Larson and the rest of the No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing team might be stress-free for the next few weeks, but there is still a job to be done.
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Chase Elliott, Alex Bowman give Hendrick a 1-2 finish in NASCAR playoff race at Charlotte

Elliott led a banner day for Hendrick Motorsports as teammates Alex Bowman finished second, while four drivers were eliminated from the playoffs.
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NASCAR crew chief Nick Harrison died of cocaine, oxycodone, alcohol, examiner's report says

Nick Harrison, who died on July 21, was was crew chief for Justin Haley in the Xfinity Series with the Kaulig Racing Team.
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Mike Stefanik, Ex-NASCAR Champion, Dies in Plane Crash

Mr. Stefanik, a driver who set records on the Whelen Modified Tour, was piloting a single-engine plane when it crashed in Connecticut.
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Former NASCAR champion driver Mike Stefanik dies in plane crash at 61

Mike Stefanik, a nine-time champion between NASCAR's Whelen Modified and K&N Pro Series East series, has died in a plane crash. He was 61.
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. puts aside recent plane crash, finishes fifth in NASCAR Xfinity race

A joyful Dale Earnhardt Jr. returned the track, finishing fifth in the NASCAR Xfinity race at Darlington after Denny Hamlin was stripped of the win.
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Real adventures for normal people

You don't have to be an elite adventurer to paddle West Virginia's world-class rapids, drive a NASCAR course or bungee-jump off a Chinese skyscraper.
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. breaks silence after fiery plane crash

The ex-NASCAR driver praised the "quick response of my pilots, local law enforcement, emergency personnel and hospital staff"
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Earnhardt Jr. crash first responders gifted NASCAR tickets

In the aftermath of the crash, video shows first responders treating the racing legend
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After Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s plane crash, Brad Keselowski explains why he still flies to racetrack

After the Dale Earnhardt Jr. crash this week, NASCAR driver Brad Keselowski explains why drivers typically fly to racetracks rather than driving.
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What we know about Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s plane crash in Tennessee

NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt Jr., his family and two pilots survived a fiery plane crash with no injuries at the end of a runway at Elizabethon Municipal Airport in Tennessee.
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Nascar driver Dale Earnhardt survives plane crash in US

A private jet carrying Dale Earnhardt Jr crashed and caught fire at an airport in Tennessee.
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. hospitalized after his private plane crashes at Tennessee airport

Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s private plane crashed on Thursday at a Tennessee airport, and the former NASCAR driver was transported to an area hospital.
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Chase Elliott wins NASCAR Cup race at Watkins Glen again

Chase Elliott wins NASCAR Cup Series race at Watkins Glen for the second straight time
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Six stories to watch at the NASCAR Go Bowling at The Glen at Watkins Glen International

Chase Elliott's repeat bid, Jimmie Johnson's new crew chief highlight top stories heading into NASCAR weekend at Watkins Glen International.
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Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson gets new crew chief

Hendrick Motorsports names Cliff Daniels as the new crew chief for seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson for the rest of the season.
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Christopher Bell races to 5th NASCAR Xfinity win of season

Christopher Bell moved into a tie for the NASCAR Xfinity Series victory lead with five, dominating at New Hampshire Motor Speedway
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Walking on the moon? 'I don't believe it's true,' NASCAR's Ryan Newman says

In the NASCAR garage, there are plenty of drivers who don't believe - or are skeptical - that Apollo 11 and the moonwalk happened 50 years ago.
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17-year-old NASCAR driver discusses her meteoric rise and dealing with Twitter haters

Hailie Deegan, the soon-to-be 18-year-old NASCAR driver, talked about her racing goals and funny social media personality.
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The Latest: Kyle Busch takes 2nd stage at Kentucky Speedway

Kyle Busch has won the second stage of the NASCAR race at Kentucky Speedway to make it a Busch Brothers event so far.
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Former Kentucky quarterback Jared Lorenzen to be honored NASCAR Xfinity race at Kentucky

The former Kentucky quarterback, who died July 3, will be honored at Kentucky Speedway during the NASCAR Xfinity Series Alsco 300.
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