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11:08 AM ET ESPN News Services CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Chip Ganassi Racing has fired star NASCAR driver Kyle Larson after he used the N-word during a virtual race, it was announced Tuesday. Larson was competing in an iRacing event Sunday night when he appeared to lose communication with his spotter on his headset. During a
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10:26 AM ET ESPN News Services Chip Ganassi Racing has suspended driver Kyle Larson without pay after he used a racial slur on a live stream during a virtual race Sunday. “We are extremely disappointed by what Kyle said last night during an iRacing Event. The words that he chose to use are offensive and
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3:10 PM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson has added homeschooling elementary teacher to his resume. The sports stoppage from the coronavirus pandemic has thrown a red flag on Johnson’s farewell tour. He had planned a final season of racing a full NASCAR schedule, but so far that has lasted
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4:26 PM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jeff Burton and Carl Edwards were among the new nominees for NASCAR’s next Hall of Fame class announced Tuesday under a revamped voting protocol. Voters for 11 years elected five members per class first from a list of 25 candidates; it was trimmed to
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7:07 PM ET Start your engines and place your bets — Las Vegas is taking action on virtual NASCAR racing. Nevada Gaming Control on Friday announced that the state’s sportsbooks could offer betting on the 2020 eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series, beginning with this weekend’s events from virtual Bristol Motor Speedway. It’s the first time
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5:58 PM ET Associated Press NASCAR has delayed the debut of its next generation stock car that was scheduled to hit the track next season. The car will now be delayed until 2022 because the coronavirus pandemic has slowed development. “Due to challenges related to the coronavirus pandemic, the debut of the Next Gen car
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