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Hamilton Positive for COVID-19, Will Miss F1′s Sakhir GP

SAKHIR, Bahrain (AP) — Seven-time Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton has tested positive for COVID-19 and will miss this weekend’s Sakhir Grand Prix. The Mercedes team said in a statement Tuesday that Hamilton was tested three times last week and returned a negative result each time, the last on Sunday afternoon at the Bahrain International…

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Wallace Leaving Richard Petty Motorsports at Season’s End

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Bubba Wallace, loaded with several new sponsors he personally signed, will leave Richard Petty Motorsports at the end of the season and take his new wealth elsewhere. Wallace, who has driven Petty’s iconic No. 43 the last three seasons, told the team Thursday he would not sign a contract extension. “This was…

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NASCAR Driver Ryan Newman Released from Hospital After Daytona 500 Crash

DAYTONA, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) – NASCAR driver Ryan Newman has been treated and released from Halifax Medical Center after being involved in a horrific Daytona 500 crash,  according to a statement released today by Roush Fenway Racing. Newman’s health gradually improved once treatment began. He progressed to being awake and speaking with friends, family and…

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DAYTONA 500: NASCAR EVP Says Ryan Newman’s Injuries Non-Life-Threatening

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) – After Ryan Newman’s violent airborne wreck during the 62nd DAYTONA 500 at Daytona International Speedway within seconds of the checkered flag, Newman’s condition left a lot of questions for fans and media members alike. At 10:30pm, NASCAR Executive Vice President Steve O’Donnell provided a brief update on Newman’s condition:…

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Michael Ray, Country Singer-Songwriter and Central Florida Native, to Perform Pre-Race Concert for 61st Annual Coke Zero Sugar 400

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Source: Daytona International Speedway // Warner Music Nashville recording artist Michael Ray, who was born in nearby Eustis, is coming home to Daytona International Speedway for the Independence Day holiday weekend to entertain NASCAR fans with a pre-race concert on Saturday, July 6 prior to the 61st annual Coke Zero…

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