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AAA 400 Drive For Autism Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Entry List

2016 Dover I CUP Matt Kenseth Kyle Larson Chase Elliott racing Russell LaBounty NKP

(Photo: Russell LaBounty/NKP)

After two weeks at home in Charlotte, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to the Dover International Speedway for this weekend’s AAA 400 Drive For Autism. Last year, Matt Kenseth scored the win at Dover and with the way the 2017 season has gone for Joe Gibbs Racing, it would be a welcome relief …

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OneMain Financial 200 NASCAR XFINITY Series Entry List

2016 Xfinity Dover

(Photo: John Harrelson / NKP)

The NASCAR XFINITY Series heads to the Dover International Speedway this weekend for the OneMain Financial 200 on Saturday afternoon. There are 40 cars entered currently, meaning all will qualify for Saturday’s race. There are six Monster Energy NASCAR Cup drivers on the entry list. They include Austin Dillon, Ty Dillon, defending race winner Erik …

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The 10: NASCAR Cup Series Power Rankings After The All Star Race

2017 Charlotte All Star CUP Kyle Busch burnout Rusty Jarrrett NKP

(Photo: Rusty Jarrett / NKP)

The stars of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series headed home (for most of them) to Charlotte for the first of two consecutive weeks. First up: the All Star Race. Kyle Busch finally brought home a long sought-after Cup win at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Whether it was an exciting race is certainly open for interpretation. …

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Kyle Busch Captures Long Sought NASCAR All-Star Race Win

2017 Phoenix I CUP Kyle Busch Jimmie Johnson Matthew T Thacker NKP

(Photo: Matthew T. Thacker/ NKP)

It’s no secret Kyle Busch has won a lot in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. He’s even won a championship (2015). But he had made 11 starts in the sport’s All-Star Race without bringing home the trophy. It’s also well known that Busch was hungry to pick up a win in a Cup car at …

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Kyle Larson Claims Pole Position For Monster Energy All-Star Race

2016 Pocono I CUP Kyle Larson Chad Johnston NIgel Kinrade NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade/NKP)

Kyle Larson said he almost changed out of his driver suit once he thought he no longer had a shot in qualifying Friday for the Monster Energy All-Star Race. Good thing he didn’t. Larson wound up not just advancing but thriving. He earned the pole position after qualifying concluded for Saturday night’s main NASCAR Cup Series …

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The 10: NASCAR Cup Series Power Rankings After Kansas

2017 Kansas I CUP Martin Turex Jr burnout Russell LaBounty NKP

(Photo: Russell LaBounty / NKP)

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series invaded the heartland this weekend to run the Go Bowling 400 at Kansas Speedway. For Martin Truex Jr., the visit finally gave him the win that had so mercilessly eluded the driver of the No. 78 Furniture Row Racing Toyota team the prior two years. Truex tore through the …

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The 10: NASCAR Cup Series Power Rankings After Talladega

2017 Talladega I CUP Ricky Stenhouse Jr pack racing MAtthew T Thacker NKP

(Photo Matthew T. Thacker / NKP)

The high banks of Talladega Superspeedway were the site of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series event this past weekend. The GEICO 500 brought much of what we’ve come to expect from the 2.66 mile tri-oval in Alabama. Close action. Different faces at the front of the field. Airborne cars. Enough bent sheet metal to …

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Blake Koch, Brandon Jones Fastest in Talladega XFINITY Practices

2017 Richmond I NXS Blake Koch car Nigel Kinrade NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade/NKP)

The NASCAR XFINITY Series hit the high banks of the Talladega Superspeedway on Friday (May 5) for two practice sessions in preparation for Saturday’s Sparks Energy 300. Ordinarily, practices at restrictor plate races don’t hold much weight. But when the same cars top the charts in both rounds, there might be something more to it. …

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The 10: NASCAR Cup Series Power Rankings After Richmond

2017 Richmond I CUP Joey Logano burnout MAtthew T Thacker NKP

(Photo: Matthew T. Thacker / NKP)

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series hit the Richmond International Raceway for another round of short track action this weekend. Rarely can a race be summed up in one or two words, but if we were to try, penalty-fest would be a top prospect. Between speeding on pit road and running over the commitment cone… …

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The 10: NASCAR Cup Series Power Rankings After Bristol

2017 Bristol I CUP Joey Logano pack racing John K Harrelson NKP

(Photo: John K. Harrelson/NKP)

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series hit the high banks of Bristol Motor Speedway on Sunday for the Food City 500. Or at least, that was the plan initially. But April showers brought Monday horsepower, as the race was washed out for the weekend and postponed to Monday afternoon. It was disappointing for those race …

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