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Mark Story

Could 2017 be Danica Patrick’s final race at Kentucky Speedway?

Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s farewell due to his pending retirement is getting the prerace attention before the 2017 Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway, but Danica Patrick’s uncertain sponsorship and lackluster on-track results have many wondering if her time in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series could be ending in 2017, too.

Mark Story

Could legal betting on NASCAR races come to Kentucky Speedway?

Last month, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear a case in which the state of New Jersey is seeking to legalize sports betting. If the Garden State prevails, could it lead to pari-mutuel wagering on NASCAR races at Kentucky Speedway similar to what currently exists at horse racing tracks like Keeneland and Churchill Downs?

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. not thinking about retirement as he prepares for likely last race at Kentucky Speedway.
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