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Justin Allgaier Rides Up & Down Night, Ends Up 3rd at Richmond

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A roller coaster day for Justin Allgaier ended with a podium finish at Richmond Raceway on Saturday (April 12) in the ToyotaCare 250. The No. 7 JR Motorsports Chevrolet showed speed early, winning stage one. But after a strange cycle of pit stops mired him back in 14th, he was never able to get back …

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Zane Smith Earns 1st Xfinity Top 10 Finish at Richmond

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The West Coast kid is starting to gain some solid footing in the Xfinity Series. Zane Smith earned his first career top-10 finish on Saturday night (April 12) in the ToyotaCare 250 driving the No. 8 JR Motorsports Chevrolet to a sixth-place result. It was Smith’s third career Xfinity start and second in as many …

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Kyle Larson Quickest in Richmond Practice; Rain Cancels Second

#42: Kyle Larson, Chip Ganassi Racing, Chevrolet Camaro McDonald's Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

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Kyle Larson was quickest in the first and only Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice on Friday (May 12), turning a 22.185-second lap in his No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet. Denny Hamlin, Chris Buescher, Kyle Busch and David Ragan rounded out the top five speeds, with Daniel Suarez, Martin Truex Jr., Kurt Busch, Kevin …

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Kurt Busch Comes Up One Spot Short to Younger Brother Kyle at Bristol

#1: Kurt Busch, Chip Ganassi Racing, Chevrolet Camaro GEARWRENCH Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

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Busch brothers battling at Bristol. Stop me if you’ve heard that before. It was younger brother Kyle Busch who held off a late charge from older brother Kurt Busch in the closing laps of the Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway. The Chip Ganassi Racing driver’s performance was the No. 1’s third top five …

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Cole Custer Earns First Pole of 2019 for Xfinity Race at Bristol

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Stewart Haas Racing’s Cole Custer will lead the NASCAR Xfinity Series field to the green flag for today’s (April 6) Alsco 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway. The pole is the Ladera Ranch, California native’s first of the season, season seventh of his Xfinity Series career and second at BMS. He was quickest in all three …

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Fire on Fridays: NASCAR Throwing It Back, 1990s Style

#12: Ryan Blaney, Team Penske, Ford Fusion Menards/Pennzoil celebrates his win Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

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NASCAR feels like the 1990s again! Well, kind of. I’m a 1990s kid (born in 1996, sorry for making you feel old) but grew up in the 2000s. I started watching NASCAR in the early 2000s and with its popularity growing, so did I. Twill driver jackets, T-shirts, hats, the whole nine yards: that era …

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Corey LaJoie’s Rocky Road to Cup: ‘They Weren’t Even Speed Humps … It Was Like Road Blocks’

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Corey LaJoie‘s NASCAR career has been about as unorthodox as they come. Despite his famous last name in racing circles, nothing has been given to him in his time behind the wheel. In fact, it’s made his journey to the pinnacle of the sport harder, as he details here. We spoke with the Concord, North …

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Chase Elliott Settles For Runner-Up Finish at Martinsville

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Sunday’s (March 24) STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway had shades of 2017 for Chase Elliott. After leading 49 laps and being in a position to put the bumper to eventual winner Brad Keselowski in the closing laps, Elliott wasn’t able to close the gap in the final stretch and settled for a runner-up result, his …

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Clint Bowyer Rebounds for Top 10 After Multiple Speeding Penalties

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Sunday’s (March 24) STP 500 will be remembered as what could have been for Clint Bowyer. The defending winner of the event started 10th and quickly asserted himself in the conversation of quickest cars, finishing seventh in the first stage an eighth in the second. But pit road speeding penalties derailed his potential quest for a …

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