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May 29, 2024

Stewart-Haas Racing Announces Closure Of NASCAR Cup Series Team by Joseph Wolkin

Fox Sports:
Stewart-Haas Racing ceasing Cup operations after 2024, selling four charters and
NASCAR Power Rankings: Christopher Bell climbs with Coca-Cola 600 win by Bob Pockrass

Kickin the Tires:
Andres Perez Following in Daniel Suarez’s Footsteps by Seth Eggert

Chase Briscoe hopes to “land on his feet” after SHR closure and
Stewart-Haas Racing to shut down NASCAR Cup Series operation by Jim Utter
Stewart-Haas Racing to close operation at end of 2024 season;
NASCAR’s Elton Sawyer: Conditions, late-hour timeline led to Coca-Cola 600’s halt;
Xfinity Series contenders Cole Custer, Austin Hill tangle at Charlotte by Dustin Albino;
Power Rankings: Denny Hamlin reclaims points lead, No. 1 spot heading to Gateway by Pat DeCola;
Noah Gragson delivers Rette Jones Racing a ‘fun’ top 10 in Xfinity Series debut  by Brandon White

NBC Sports:
Stewart-Haas Racing to close shop after 2024 NASCAR season by Dustin Long;
Denny Hamlin takes top spot in NASCAR Power Rankings after rain-shortened Charlotte race and
Bubba Wallace moves into a NASCAR Cup playoff spot after Coca-Cola 600 by Dustin Long

What brought Stewart-Haas Racing to the end of the line and
Stewart-Haas to cease operations at season’s end and
Brown to become latest Supercars driver to compete in NASCAR by Kelly Crandall

Why NASCAR made the decision to call off Coca-Cola 600 track drying and
Dale Earnhardt Jr doesn’t want NASCAR to lose Tony Stewart by Matt Weaver

The Circuit Journal:
Stewart-Haas Racing’s closure announcement leaves many questions as Silly Season looms by John Haverlin

The Racing Experts:
NASCAR in St. Louis, Portland 2024: Odds, TV times and more and
Stewart-Haas Racing will close after 2024 by Jonathan Fjeld;
Josh Berry continues momentum in shortened Coca-Cola 600 by Joseph Eigo

May 28, 2024

No Drama Expected, But Kyle Larson Now Needs a Waiver to Make NASCAR Playoffs by Al Pearce

Fox Sports:
NASCAR takeaways: Christopher Bell wins rain-shortened Coca-Cola 600 by Bob Pockrass

Holding a Pretty Wheel: A Kyle Larson Playoff Waiver Isn’t the Real Question by Amy Henderson;
5 Points to Ponder: Does Justin Allgaier Deserve Another Cup Opportunity? by Brad Harrison;
Up to Speed: Josh Berry, Carson Hocevar Racing Into Uncertain Futures by Bryan Gable;
Stat Sheet: Christopher Bell Ends a Bad Luck Streak Dating Back to 2003 and
Justin Allgaier Holds Down Fort for Kyle Larson, HMS with 13th-Place Showing in Coke 600 by Stephen Stumpf;
Coca-Cola 600 Ending Surprises Everyone, Even the Winners by Mark Kristl

Kickin the Tires:
Justin Allgaier Humbled by Substitute Role in Coca-Cola 600 by Seth Eggert

Filling in for Larson at Coke 600 “a lot of fun” for Allgaier and
Brad Keselowski: Coke 600 win “slipped through our fingers” by Jim Utter

Motorsports Report:
Kyle Larson’s attempt at the ‘Double’ proves disappointing on both ends by Richard Allen
Three Up, Three Down: Drivers in focus leaving Charlotte by Zack Albert;
Justin Allgaier, No. 5 team persevere as rain thwarts Kyle Larson’s double  by Zach Sturniolo

NBC Sports:
Winners, losers after rain-shortened Coca-Cola 600 by John Newby

Early end to Coca-Cola 600 especially frustrating for Keselowski by Kelly Crandall

Speedway Media:
NASCAR Top-10 Power Rankings: Charlotte by Jeffrey Boswell;
Christopher Bell Clinches Victory in Rain-Shortened Coca-Cola 600 and
Chase Elliott scores upset Xfinity Series victory at Charlotte by Angela Campbell;
Larson finishes 18th in first Indy 500 attempt; misses 2024 Coca-Cola 600 and
Brandon Jones nabs first top-five finish of 2024 with runner-up result at Charlotte by Andrew Kim

The Circuit Journal:
Kyle Larson, your entire ‘Month of May’ was what a racer’s dreams are made of by John Haverlin

The Racing Experts:
Christopher Bell wins rain-shortened Coca-Cola 600 and
Justin Allgaier excels in fill-in effort for Kyle Larson and
Defending Coca-Cola 600 champ Ryan Blaney out with wheel issue by Jonathan Fjeld

May 27, 2024

Associated Press:
Christopher Bell wins the Coca-Cola 600 after race called with 151 laps left due to wet weather by Steve Reed

Auto Racing Daily:
Christopher Bell wins shortened Coca-Cola 600 by Amanda Vincent

NASCAR Drivers Split on Whether Postrace Fisticuffs Should Bring Hefty Penalties by Deb Williams

Charlotte Observer:
Ultimate racing glory was there for the taking. But Kyle Larson never got his chance by Alex Zietlow

Cup Scene:
NASCAR’s Coca-Cola 600 was more distractions than actual racing and
Ryan Blaney’s hopes for a Coke 600 repeat get blown by Greg Engle

Fox Sports:
Rains spoils Kyle Larson’s bid at Indianapolis 500, Coca-Cola 600 double  by Bob Pockrass

Kyle Larson Gets 18th in 1st, but Maybe Not Final, Indy 500 by Michael Massie;
Christopher Bell Wins Rain-Shortened Coca-Cola 600 by Ty Miller;
Stock Car Scoop: 2024’s Greatest Day In Motorsports Postmortem by Adam Cheek and Bryan Nolen;
Monday Morning Pit Box: Denny Hamlin, Chris Buescher Clash Over Pit Stall Drama at Charlotte by Andrew Stoddard;
The Big 6: Questions Answered After NASCAR Makes Fans Wait For Nothing by Anthony Damcott;
Thinkin’ Out Loud at Charlotte: Keep Showing That Personality, Christopher Bell by Caleb Barnes

J.J. Yeley fights his way around Charlotte track without power steering for nearly 60 laps by Brock Beard

NASCAR Coke 600: Christopher Bell wins rain-shortened race and
Last year’s Coke 600 winner Ryan Blaney makes early exit and
Charlotte Motor Speedway unveils changes to NASCAR Roval layout by Jim Utter;
Kyle Larson commits to running Indy 500, will miss start of Coke 600 by Nick DeGroot;
Pearn: “So many” NASCAR Cup drivers could pull off Indy-Charlotte Double  by Joey Barnes
Christopher Bell lands victory in rain-shortened Coca-Cola 600;
Defending Coca-Cola 600 winner Ryan Blaney out after slamming wall with blown tire;
Kyle Larson finishes 18th in his first Indianapolis 500;
With Kyle Larson in Indianapolis, Justin Allgaier preps — quickly — for Coca-Cola 600 start;
Charlotte road course to get new look for 2024 playoff race  by Zach Sturniolo

NBC Sports:
What drivers said after Christopher Bell’s Coca-Cola 600 win and
Not quite The Double: Rain disrupts Kyle Larson’s historic racing attempt and
Coca-Cola 600 results: Christopher Bell wins rain-shortened Cup race and
Speedway Motorsports reconfiguring Charlotte Roval for playoff race by John Newby

Allgaier content with his stint in Larson’s No. 5 at Charlotte and
Charlotte making Roval changes to ‘help the competition’ and
NASCAR’s record fine quickly becoming quite the conundrum by Kelly Crandall;
Buescher, RFK rolling with Charlotte’s punches by Taylor Frost

May 26, 2024

Auto Racing Daily:
Ty Gibbs claims first pole at Charlotte and
New tires get Chase Elliott to Charlotte win by Amanda Vincent

Awful Announcing:
Chase Elliott calls out hypocrisy of NASCAR’s handling of Ricky Stenhouse Jr. fight by Reice Shipley

‘I Wouldn’t Be Able to Pay the Fine’: Cup Drivers React to Ricky Stenhouse Jr.’s $75K Penalty and
‘He Tried to Kill Me on the Backstretch’: Cole Custer Furious After Austin Hill Dumps Him by Stephen Stumpf;
Chase Elliott Charges to Xfinity Win at Charlotte by Anthony Damcott;
Ty Gibbs Wins Cup Series Pole at Charlotte by Josh Calloni;
Xfinity Breakdown: Chase Elliott Wins Charlotte as Austin Hill Loses His Cool Again by Joy Tomlinson

Kickin the Tires:
A.J. Allmendinger Rebounds to Score Charlotte Top-Five and
Stewart Friesen: ‘We’re Just Learning as We Go’ After Charlotte Top-Five by Seth Eggert

Riley Herbst eliminated in early crash during physical Charlotte race by Brock Beard

NASCAR Coke 600: Ty Gibbs beats Byron to first career pole and
NASCAR Coke 600: Byron spins but leads practice; Reddick penalized and
Chase Elliott earns first NASCAR Xfinity win since 2016 by Jim Utter;
When a championship-winning NASCAR crew chief engineered an Indy 500 team  by Joey Barnes

Motorsports Report:
How was Austin Hill not immediately parked after the Custer incident? by Richard Allen
Fantasy Update: Setting up for another JGR, Hendrick showdown at Charlotte by Dustin Albino;
Kyle Busch speaks on post-race fight, penalties to Ricky Stenhouse Jr., moving forward;
What to Watch: Will Ford continue its climb at Charlotte?  and
Strong showing for JR Motorsports provides huge momentum after Charlotte by Alex Cadavid;
Ricky Stenhouse Jr., team still undecided on potential penalty appeal;
Tyler Reddick, No. 45 team to serve pass-through penalty at Coca-Cola 600 start after inspection issue;
NASCAR garage eager to watch Kyle Larson attempt Indy, Charlotte double and
Riley Herbst on crash with Allmendinger: ‘Probably unfortunate for him’  by Chris Mudock;
Brent Wentz pulling Indy, Charlotte double from atop spotter stands  by Zach Sturniolo

NBC Sports:
Things to watch during Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte and
Ty Gibbs wins pole for Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600 and
NASCAR penalizes Tyler Reddick, 23XI Racing at Charlotte and
Tempers flare for Cole Custer, Austin Hill during Xfinity Charlotte race and
Xfinity Charlotte race results: Chase Elliott wins by John Newby

JTG still undecided on appeal for Stenhouse punch penalty and
Gibbs motors to maiden Cup Series pole at Charlotte and
Byron sets Coke 600 practice pace at Charlotte and
Busch says NASCAR’s All-Star fight penalties are ‘not my problem’ and
Reddick to start Coke 600 from rear after unapproved adjustment by Kelly Crandall;
Allgaier on standby for Larson at Coke 600 if rain affects Indy 500 by Taylor Frost

Skirts and Scuffs:
Trackin’ Trucks: Nick Sanchez Wins at Charlotte by Courtney Horn

May 25, 2024

Auto Racing Daily:
Nick Sanchez wins at Charlotte and
Ty Gibbs claims pole at Charlotte by Amanda Vincent

Cup Scene:
Eastbound and Down: Logano is loaded up and truckin’ and
Kyle Larson will still run both races if Indy 500 is delayed a day by Greg Engle

Ryan Blaney Sets High Expectations As Reigning NASCAR Cup Series Champion by Joseph Wolkin

Tracking the Trucks: Truck No. 2 Gets Win No. 2 in Milestone Race for Truck Series by Anthony Damcott;
Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: 2024 Coca-Cola 600 by Garrett Cook;
Kaden Honeycutt Robbed of Chance for 1st Truck Win After Extended Pit Stop at Charlotte by Stephen Stumpf;
Corey Heim Comes 1 Spot Short of Charlotte Comeback, Later DQ’d by Mark Kristl;
Nick Sanchez Wins Truck Race in Charlotte by Trenton Worsham;
Through the Gears: Charlotte Coca-Cola 600 Best Bets by Tino Pattigno

Indianapolis Star:
Weather, Trump and more: Kyle Larson’s Indy 500-NASCAR double attempt faces obstacles by Scott Horner

Heim twice rallies from bad pit stops, only to be disqualified for unsecured lug nuts by Brock Beard

Logano fine with NASCAR waiting for Larson “as long as it’s within reason” by Nick DeGroot;
Sanchez holds off Heim for NASCAR Truck win at Charlotte and
Former NHRA champ Tanner Gray earns first ARCA win at Charlotte and
Allgaier “the lucky one” as Larson’s standby driver for Coke 600 and
Larson “a little bit bummed” if rain splits up Indy 500/Coke 600 double by Jim Utter
Waiting game: Indianapolis 500 forecast creates multiple ‘Double’ scenarios for Kyle Larson by Nate Ryan;
Corey Heim disqualified following Truck Series race at Charlotte and
Truck chief Chris Showalter to work 700th series race at Charlotte by Chris Murdock;
NASCAR Classics: Races to watch before Charlotte  by Seth Sharp;
The Field of 16: Projecting the Cup Series Playoffs entering Charlotte  by Cameron Richardson

NBC Sports:
Charlotte Xfinity starting lineup: Ty Gibbs wins pole, Kyle Busch to start second by Dustin Long

Speedway Media:
Nick Sanchez wins 700th Truck Series event at Charlotte; snags first Triple Truck Challenge bonus by Andrew Kim;
Tanner Gray Rebounds to win ARCA Menards Series race at Charlotte and
Ty Gibbs wins the Xfinity Series pole at Charlotte and
Tanner Gray claims pole for Charlotte Truck Series race by Angela Campbell

The Racing Experts:
Hard-charging Heim no match for Nick Sanchez at Charlotte and
Corey Heim disqualified for loose lugnuts in Charlotte Truck race by Jonathan Fjeld;
Bubba Wallace enters crucial Coca-Cola 600 with ‘All-Star’ momentum  by Joseph Eigo