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Pace Laps: Youth Prevails, Redemption in Vegas, Controversy and More

2015 Texas I NNS Erik Jones wins credit NASCAR via Getty Images

XFINITY: The Future Has Arrived – It only took nine races until Erik Jones drove a Joe Gibbs Racing car into Victory Lane. The soon-to-be 19-year-old outran two Cup Series veterans at Texas, and in doing so, gave Joe Gibbs Racing its first XFINITY Series win since Matt Kenseth’s triumph in …

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Four Burning Questions in Texas: Roush’s Hopeful Turnaround & a Rainy Day in Texas

2014 Texas II CUP Matt Kenseth pole gun CIA

Texas Motor Speedway is the site of this week’s round of NASCAR Sprint Cup action as the series returns from its annual Easter break recess. Now refreshed and ready to roll, the drivers and teams enter this weekend’s race looking to either build on their early season success (see: Harvick, Kevin), …

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Pace Laps: Short Track Racing, Indy Returns, NHRA 4-Wides & F1

(Photo: Amy Henderson)

NHRA: 4-Wide Nationals Produce Surprise Winners – It was a good day for Don Schumacher Racing as they scored Funny Car win No. 100 with Fast Jack Beckman and then completed the Nitro sweep for the 47th time with a Top Fuel win by Antron Brown at the 4-Wide Nationals …

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Four Burning Questions at Auto Club: Harvick’s Dominance & Stewart’s Chance to Shine

Kevin Harvick

It’s Kevin Harvick’s world, and we’re all just living in it. That was pretty much the sentiment that NASCAR followers came away with after witnessing Harvick thoroughly whip the field for a second straight week in Phoenix last Sunday. Harvick has been the dominant force thus far on NASCAR new-look …

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Four Burning Questions at Phoenix: Busch’s Return and Harvick’s Quest for Four

2015 Las Vegas CUP Kevin Harvick woohoo credit NASCAR via Getty Images

The second leg of NASCAR’s new look western swing is on tap for this weekend as the series heads to the quirky Phoenix Int’l Raceway in Avondale, AZ. Phoenix is one of the few truly unique tracks left on the circuit, as it’s slightly banked, dog-leg layout has no equal …

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