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FILE - At left, in a March 8, 2020, file photo, car owner Jack Roush is shown in the garage area prior to a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Phoenix Raceway in Avondale, Ariz. At right, in a June 7, 2019, file photo, Brad Keselowski prepares to practice for a NASCAR cup series race at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich.  Ford and Chevrolet are among the American automakers who have stepped in to build personal protective equipment for health care workers battling the new coronavirus. Now NASCAR, driver Brad Keselowski and Roush Fenway Racing have joined the effort, using their idled equipment and technology to produce face shields and other needed PPE items.(AP Photo/File)

NASCAR industry steps up to produce PPE's in COVID-19 crisis

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FILE - In this June 10, 2019, file photo, drivers race at the NASCAR cup series auto race at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich. IndyCar will race Saturday, April 11, 2020, at Michigan International Speedway, one of the most beloved tracks that long ago fell off the open-wheel racing schedule. The race will be aired on NBC Sports with Dale Earnhardt Jr., just announced as a NASCAR Hall of Fame nominee and a driving force in the success of the iRacing phenomenon, making his IndyCar virtual debut. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

Virtual racing brings success, complications for sponsors

The popularity of virtual motorsports racing on television has come with surprising success stories and occasional complications as race teams scramble to create value for spon

FILE - In this March 1, 2020, file photo, Jimmie Johnson is introduced to the crowd during activities as he carries his youngest daughter Lydia as his oldest daughter Genevieve and wife Chandra follow prior to a NASCAR Cup Series auto race in Fontana, Calif. Jimmie Johnson wanted to retire from full-time racing to step away from NASCAR's 11-month grind. The coronavirus pandemic has brought his final season to an unexpected pause, and now the seven-time champion isn't sure what his future holds. (AP Photo/Will Lester, File)

Jimmie Johnson mulls future in red-flagged farewell season

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson, seven-time NASCAR champion and all-around Everyman, has added home-schooling elementary teacher to his resume.

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ISSF International Solidarity Championships in Dhaka, Bangladesh from Feb. 22-28 postponed.

FILE - In this  Monday, Feb. 17, 2020 file photo,Denny Hamlin celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. NASCAR eased off the brake in the real sports world brought to a sudden halt by the coronavirus and introduced the country to iRacing with some of the sports biggest stars. Hamlin, the three-time Daytona 500 winner, beat Dale Earnhardt Jr. off the final corner Sunday, March 22, 2020 at virtual Homestead-Miami Speedway to win the bizarre spectacle.   (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)

Burton, Earnhardt, Edwards headline Hall of Fame nominees

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