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Pace Laps: From Dragsters to Dover, Close Finishes; Wow Verstappen

2016 Dover I CUP Michael Annett crash Matthew T Thacker NKP

Sprint Cup: A Monster Show at Dover Honestly, it’s been a while since there’s been a stimulating race at Dover International Speedway. In making it one of the best races seen on the 1-mile concrete oval, Sunday’s AAA 400 Drive For Autism, however, saw frantic restarts, fabulous usage of the …

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Pace Laps: Matt Kenseth and Joey Logano Tangle, Jeremy Clements’ Strong Run and Nico Rosberg Wins Again

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Sprint Cup: Kenseth and Logano Not Done Yet – For the second straight time, Matt Kenseth and Joey Logano have experienced an issue at Talladega Superspeedway involving contact on the track. The only difference, obviously, is what has transpired between now and last October following a nasty payback from Kenseth to then-race leader …

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4 Burning Questions: Will the JGR Drivers Work Together in Talladega?

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Will Dale Earnhardt, Jr. and Amelia Spell Another Plate Win on Sunday? Once said by literary critic John Churton Collins, “In prosperity, our friends know us; in adversity, we know our friends.” No better words fit driver Dale Earnhardt, Jr. and the Hendrick Motorsports chassis No. 88-872 Chevrolet nicknamed Amelia …

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Pace Laps: Matt DiBenedetto Impresses at Bristol, Fuel Strategy Dominates IndyCar Series Race at Long Beach and Nico Rosberg Wins Again

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Sprint Cup: Sensational Sixth for DiBenedetto –  Is Bristol Motor Speedway becoming the new place for the underdogs? It might be more so than Daytona and Talladega as Bristol once again opened the curtain for the behind-the-scenes characters to shine on Sunday afternoon. One of the unusual suspects near the front …

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Slipstream Saturday: Wild Start to Chinese Grand Prix

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As Formula 1 makes its way to Shanghai for the Chinese Grand Prix this weekend, racing remains the central focus: which teams and drivers are trending, how the championship will continue to come to form, and who’s able to master this tricky circuit.  That’s typical racing stuff and motorsport’s raison d’etre. …

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4 Burning Questions: Which Winless Driver Will Triumph in Bristol?

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How will XFINITY heat races play out in Bristol? To match their name, Saturday’s XFINITY Series heat races will be hot as two 50-lap shootouts will help determine the starting lineup for the 200-lap “main” at Bristol Motor Speedway. Thanks to one of the neatest additions from the offseason, the …

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