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Pace Laps: Johnson’s Major Win, NHRA Girl Power and Late Model Season Underway

(Photo: John Harrelson / NKP)

Sprint Cup: Delightful Dale – You would think the most happy and ecstatic driver in the state of Georgia would be Atlanta winner Jimmie Johnson. No sir, as Dale Earnhardt, Jr. was delighted after the 2016 debut of the low-downforce package – a race he finished second to his Hendrick …

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Pace Laps: Hamlin’s Big Step, GMS Steps Up And ‘Off’ Weekends

(Photo: John Harrelson / NKP)

Sprint Cup: Hamlin, Team Toyota Packs A Punch – The final laps of Daytona reminded me of the closing moments of a Great American Race here 19 years ago. In that one, Bill Elliott held the lead on the final restart only for the selflessness of three Hendrick Motorsports teammates to bond …

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Pace Laps: Kyle Busch, Chris Buescher Best & a Fitting Farewell

Sprint Cup: Kyle Busch Claims the Sprint Cup – On Sunday evening, a sellout crowd watched the final race of the Chase For The Sprint Cup, the Ford EcoBoost 400.  The thought going in was that you probably would have to win the race to take the title.  For most of …

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Pace Laps: Matt Crafton Crumbles, Champions Are Crowned And NASCAR Rained On

Sprint Cup: Mother Nature Makes Mockery Of Chase – NASCAR hoped to fill Phoenix with compelling storylines. Instead? Mother Nature filled it with water. Rain in the desert was honestly the perfect way to push a bumbling, stumbling Chase toward its conclusion. The Eliminator Round wound up with a whimper …

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Pace Laps: Revenge, Free Agency, and Champions Crowned

(Photo: Mike Neff)

Sprint Cup: They’re at it again. Just as Joey Logano had visions a fourth consecutive win of 2015 and first at Martinsville Speedway, Matt Kenseth came back on track multiple laps down and all the eyes turned to the other yellow car of Kenseth. Heating from the Kansas spin off …

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Pace Laps: Bad Blood and Close Battles

Regan Smith sits in his No. 7 Tax Slayer car during practice for the Zippo 200 at Watkins Glen International

Sprint Cup: Just as the No. 20 team thought its driver was set to make a trip to Victory Lane and notch a spot in the Eliminator 8, leader Matt Kenseth went spinning off of Joey Logano’s front bumper on lap 267, dashing his hopes of heading into Talladega with …

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George Brunnhoelzl, III Wins Southern Slam 150, Andy Seuss Scores Southern Modified Title

Credit : Mike Neff

Andy Seuss ran modifieds in the North and South for nine years before he finally hoisted the championship trophy over his head. After Thursday’s Southern Slam 150, he was able to do it for the second consecutive year. Seuss knew exactly what he needed to do to ensure he would …

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