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Kyle Busch, Austin Dillon Fastest in Friday XFINITY Auto Club Practices

(Photo: Russell LaBounty NKP)

Kyle Busch continues his domination of the XFINITY Series by being fastest in the first practice session by half a second over the rest of the field. Meanwhile, Austin Dillon was fastest in the second practice session, but Busch’s presence was still felt. Practice 1 Busch’s second lap of his …

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Austin Dillon Fastest In Friday Cup Practice at Auto Club Speedway

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A mix of qualifying and race practice runs led to a rather different from the norm leaderboard in the Sprint Cup Series’ only practice session before qualifying. Leading the pack was Austin Dillon with a speed of 188.511 mph. In his third full time season, the driver of the iconic No. …

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The Frontstretch Five: Feel Good Stories So Far In NASCAR 2016

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Finishes like this one: … and this one: No, they won’t all be like that, but these finishes were pretty spectacular, and the racing through the field hasn’t been too shabby either, with the exception of Daytona. Maybe someday, FOX will see fit to show that part to fans at …

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Five Points to Ponder: Status Quo and Strong Starts

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Dillon’s Strong Start It has been a great first four races for Austin Dillon in his third full year of top-echelon competition. To date, Dillon has secured a ninth-place finish in the season opener at Daytona International Speedway, an 11th-place run at Atlanta Motor Speedway, his first top 5 of the year …

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Pace Laps: Young and Hungry Rookies, Mikhail Aleshin Impresses & K&N Pro Series Action

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Sprint Cup: Young & Hungry – We are starting to witness a pattern in the Sprint Cup Series: The young drivers are here to race. The three men in particular are Austin Dillon, Chase Elliott and Ryan Blaney as each of them scored a top-10 result Sunday at Phoenix International Raceway. …

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