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Justin Allgaier just shy of victory in JRM teammate showdown with Josh Berry at Charlotte

CONCORD, NC — Justin Allgaier’s shrug and smile did a lot of the heavy lifting in telling his feeling after a slugfest of a race with fellow JR Motorsports ace Josh Berry. The two teammates were 1A and 1B for much of Saturday afternoon at Charlotte Motor Speedway, and their intrateam battle turned physical at …

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Jimmie Johnson, former NASCAR Cup Series driver, among Indy 500 hopefuls

INDIANAPOLIS — Chip Ganassi skipped his 1982 graduation ceremony at Duquesne to qualify for the Indianapolis 500. The Pittsburgh native made the field but turned out to be just an OK race car driver. His strengths were outside the car and inside the boardroom. In the 40 years since, Ganassi has built one of the …

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NASCAR hub gets sellout for Memorial Day weekend

CONCORD, NC (AP) — NASCAR is very much still a hot ticket in its Charlotte hub. Charlotte Motor Speedway announced a sellout for the Coca-Cola 600 on Sunday, meaning approximately 100,000 fans are expected to attend NASCAR’s longest race of the season. Grandstand seats sold out earlier this week, and officials announced Saturday that all …

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Di Giannantonio hails “incredible dream” maiden MotoGP pole at Mugello

The Italian has had a largely under-the-radar start to his MotoGP career on his 2021-spec Gresini Ducati, taking a best of 13th last time out at Le Mans, while 11th in Indonesia was his best qualifying performance. Di Giannantonio used the tricky conditions in Q1 at Mugello to top the session and progress to Q2, …

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NASCAR DFS, Charlotte: Top FanDuel, DraftKings daily Fantasy picks, lineup strategy for 2022 Coca-Cola 600

Coming into last weekend, it had been something of a frustrating season for Ryan Blaney. After winning three races last season and taking three pole positions this season, he had yet to find victory lane prior to last Sunday’s All-Star Race. Despite last weekend’s convoluted race format, Blaney came out the winner, and he’ll try …

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Marquez admits “nightmare” MotoGP surgery situation only way forward

On Saturday after qualifying for the Italian Grand Prix, Honda announced that Marquez would be traveling to Rochester, Minnesota to have a fourth operation on the right arm he badly broke back in 2020. Marquez has because with the arm ever since he returned to action last April, with his problems only heightened a radically …

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How to watch, Coca-Cola 600 history, odds

How to watch Coca-Cola 600: Entry list, history, odds originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington The greatest day in racing is here. Sunday before Memorial Day is a dream for motorsports fanatics, who spend breakfast watching Formula One’s Monaco Grand Prix, lunch watching IndyCar’s Indianapolis 500 and dinner watching NASCAR’s Coca-Cola 600. The Coke 600 …

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