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So how did Bob Weir end up singing the national anthem for the televised eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series race Sunday? Thrilled to announce that I’ll be performing the National Anthem for Sunday’s FOX @NASCAR iRACING race on @FOXTV, @FS1 and the FOX Sports App at 1:00 PM ET from the comforts of home. Tune …

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Shops closed. Indianapolis 500 postponed. IMS & @INDYCAR are focused on delivering a world-class global spectacle when the #Indy500 runs on Sunday, Aug. 23. Full Details: https://t.co/vMHkrx0F9C pic.twitter.com/C6VYf0aOGS — Indianapolis Motor Speedway (@IMS) March 27, 2020 Those two moves in the last week will lead to more questions, as NASCAR tries to figure out its …

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VIENNA (AP) — Red Bull motorsport adviser Helmut Marko has proposed holding a training camp where Formula One drivers could get infected by the new coronavirus — an idea rejected by the team. Marko told Austrian public broadcaster ORF on Sunday he wanted to gather drivers while the F1 season was suspended. “We have four …

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VIENNA (AP) — An official at Formula One team Red Bull has proposed holding a training camp that would expose drivers to the coronavirus so they could build immunity to the disease while the season is suspended. The idea by motorsport adviser Helmut Marko was rejected by the team. Marko said it would be good …

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LONDON (AP) — Formula One team Mercedes has helped to develop a breathing aid that could keep coronavirus patients out of intensive care and ease some pressure on Britain’s strained health service. Mercedes worked with engineers at the University College London and clinicians at University College London Hospital to adapt and improve a device that …

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Bellator President Scott Coker spent time during the coronavirus pandemic like so many others, binging on Netflix and catching up on “Tiger King.” “That’s a crazy show,” Coker said. Coker would love for mixed martial arts fans to catch up on his style of cage fighting in the promotion he runs through Bellator’s app or …

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead sang the national anthem from a remote location. Troy Aikman, borrowing Matthew McConaughey’s trademark phrase “Alright, alright, alright,” commanded drivers to start their, uh, simulators. NASCAR’s new normal resumed Sunday with another virtual event, the second in an iRacing series thrown together after the coronavirus …

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<!– –> Video Details Mar 29, 2020 at 3:21p ET | NASCAR | Duration: 10:16 Full highlights from Sunday’s eNASCAR Pro Invitational iRacing Series at Texas Motor Speedway 85250-85252+85254-85262+85266-85267+85271 753 26496 33.5251 -111.8956 .legal-message-container{width:100%;background-color:#002e56;position:fixed;left:0;bottom:0;z-index:99999;-webkit-transition:-webkit-transform .7s ease-out;transition:-webkit-transform .7s ease-out;transition:transform .7s ease-out;transition:transform .7s ease-out,-webkit-transform .7s ease-out;-webkit-transform:translateY(0);transform:translateY(0);will-change:transform;display:-webkit-box;display:-ms-flexbox;display:flex;-webkit-box-pack:center;-ms-flex-pack:center;justify-content:center}.legal-message-container a{color:#fff}.legal-message-content{width:530px;font-family:Antenna,Helvetica Neue,Arial,sans-serif;color:hsla(0,0%,100%,.6);font-size:11px;font-weight:300;line-height:1.36;letter-spacing:.3px;margin-top:20px;margin-bottom:16px}@media (max-width:767px){.legal-message-content{font-size:10px;line-height:1.3;margin:14px 64px 18px 17px}}.legal-message-hide{-webkit-transform:translateY(100%);transform:translateY(100%)}.legal-message-close{position:absolute;top:0;right:0;background:transparent;border:0;cursor:pointer;padding:16px 20px}@media (max-width:767px){.legal-message-close{padding:15px 18px}}.legal-message-close:focus{outline:0}.legal-message-icon-close{background-color:transparent;background-image:url(data:image/svg+xml;base64,PHN2ZyB3aWR0aD0iMjAiIGhlaWdodD0iMjAiIHhtbG5zPSJodHRwOi8vd3d3LnczLm9yZy8yMDAwL3N2ZyI+PHBhdGggZD0iTTEwIDEwLjkyMkwxOS4wMTQgMjBsLjk4Ni0uOTkzLTkuMDE0LTkuMDc4TDE5Ljg1OS45OTMgMTguODczIDAgMTAgOC45MzYgMS4xMjcgMCAuMTQuOTkzbDguODczIDguOTM2TDAgMTkuMDA3Ljk4NiAyMCAxMCAxMC45MjJ6IiBmaWxsPSIjRkZGIiBmaWxsLXJ1bGU9ImV2ZW5vZGQiLz48L3N2Zz4=);background-size:cover;border:0;cursor:pointer;display:inline-block;opacity:.7;height:20px;width:20px}@media (max-width:767px){.legal-message-icon-close{height:14px;width:14px}} Source: …

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Visa has told its global roster of Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls their sponsorships will be extended into 2021 after the Tokyo Games were postponed, providing some financial certainty amid the disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The credit card giant’s Team Visa scheme features 96 athletes across 27 sports, including soccer star Megan Rapinoe, gymnast …

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