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By Holly Cain, NASCAR Wire Service DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Three-time Cup champion Tony Stewart and the late Neil Bonnett are among the list of new nominees eligible for induction into the NASCAR Hall of Fame. Five inductees from a list of 20 nominees will be chosen for the 2020 induction class on Voting Day, Wednesday, May 22 – the list of new honorees decided on by both the NASCAR Hall of Fame Voting Panel and a nationwide fan vote on NASCAR.com Stewart may join one of his former rivals andRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer CONCORD, N.C. – The 2016 Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway was one for the record books. Martin Truex Jr. decimated the field as he led 392 laps, 588 miles after starting from the pole. With only four cautions, only three other competitors had the opportunity to take the lead. Jimmie Johnson led five laps, Paul Menard two laps, and Joey Logano one lap. Truex’s performance in the No. 78 Bass Pro Shops /Tracker Boats / USO Toyota Camry shattered records set in 1967 byRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer CONCORD, N.C. – Martin Truex Jr. and his No. 78 Furniture Row Racing Toyota Camry team outpaced the field for the Coca-Cola 600 pole on Thursday night and easily led the most laps in the race itself. This was Truex’s ninth career pole, and first pole at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Truex opened up an early lead until the competition caution on lap 25. After the restart, Truex held off the competition, to once again open up a gap that extended to nearly six seconds. DuringRead More