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Stock Car Scoop: An Early Look at the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series Postseason

It was crunch time for the NASCAR Cup Series as the field headed to Daytona International Speedway for the conclusion of its 2021 regular season. The drama heading into the Coke Zero Sugar 400 lived up to expectations, producing one of the best races this year.

When the smoke cleared from a last-lap wreck, Ryan Blaney won back-to-back races for the first time in his Cup Series career while Tyler Reddick held onto the final playoff berth.

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Bryan Nolen and Adam Cheek discuss Saturday (Aug. 28) night’s finale and set up the postseason now that all 16 spots in the field are set.

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About the author

Bryan Nolen is the Podcast Manager for Frontstretch.com. He also hosts the Frontstretch Podcast with Bryan Nolen and occasionally makes appearances on The Happy Hour Podcast. He has a Sportscasting degree from the Dan Patrick School of Sportscasting. He resides in Boise, Idaho, with his wife and two rabbits.

Follow him on Twitter @TheBryanNolen

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