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Victor Oladipo to drive Indianapolis 500 pace car

INDIANAPOLIS – Victor Oladipo, who blossomed into an NBA All-Star in his first season with the Indiana Pacers, will drive the 2019 Corvette ZR1 Pace Car and lead the field of 33 drivers to the start of the 102nd Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil on Sunday, May 27 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Oladipo averaged 23.1 points per ...

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Fans given chance to win custom Camaro SS and drive with Richard Petty

Richard Petty and the online fundraising platform Omaze are offering one lucky fan the opportunity to win a customized Chevrolet Camaro SS and to get exclusive access to the ‘King’ himself, Richard Petty Along with the car and a chance to drive with the NASCAR Hall of Famer, the grand-prize winner will be given a private tour of Petty’s garage ...

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StarCom owner Derrike Cope to drive second entry at Dover

StarCom Racing will run two cars at this weekend’s NASCAR Cup series race at Dover, with 58-year-old team owner and 1990 Daytona 500 winner Derrike Cope returning to driving duties. Cope competed in select races in 2017 as StarCom prepared for its first full year but stepped back for the role when Jeffrey Earnhardt was signed for ’18. Earnhardt and ...

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Paul Menard: “It's an honor” to drive for the Wood Brothers

Paul Menard has made 21 starts in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway but this weekend will be the first as his “home” track. Martinsville is a long way from Menard’s hometown of Eau Claire, Wisc., but his legendary Wood Brothers Racing team was founded just 30 miles west in Stuart, Va. Menard, 37, is in ...

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Grosjean eyes 2018 Le Mans seat, NASCAR drive ’50:50’

Romain Grosjean hopes to join Fernando Alonso on the grid at this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours, and is still keen on making a NASCAR appearance. Alonso will compete for Toyota in LMP1 having secured a drive for the full World Endurance Championship Super Season alongside his McLaren seat, having already competed in the Rolex 24 At Daytona this year. ...

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