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NASCAR 101: 5 Things to Avoid to Win a Championship

2019 Daytona I CUP Denny HAmlin laughing NKP

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With his fourth win of the season at Pocono, Denny Hamlin looks like the driver to beat for the 2020 championship. Still, that doesn’t mean you pencil Hamlin as your 2020 NASCAR Cup Series champion. Anything can happen from now to November. Here are five examples of things to avoid if Hamlin wants to win …

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NASCAR Canceling 2020 Nashville Awards Ceremony

NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series

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NASCAR has announced that Nashville will not host the 2020 NASCAR Awards Ceremony in a statement released today (June 29). Nashville, which is in Davidson County, has the second-highest coronavirus count in the state. With an uptrend of coronavirus cases in the state of Tennessee, NASCAR decided to move the ceremony away from Nashville. It …

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Ryan Blaney Fumigates the Field on Fumes for the GEICO 500 Win

NASCAR Cup Series

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It took overtime to do it, but Ryan Blaney secured his first win of the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season in thrilling fashion, narrowly edging out Ricky Stenhouse Jr. to claim the checkered flag for the Geico 500 at Talladega Superspeedway by just .007 seconds. It was the fourth career Cup Series win for Blaney …

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Xfinity Breakdown: No Rain Dance Needed For Justin Haley’s 1st Xfinity Win

NASCAR Xfinity Series

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Justin Haley scored his first career win in the NASCAR Xfinity Series at Talladega Superspeedway on Saturday, June 20. Haley started on the pole for the event and led a total of 16 laps. The first two stages were action packed but had clean racing. The first incident of the day happened on lap 78, …

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The Frontstretch 5: NFL Competitors Failing to Transition to NASCAR

2007 NASCAR Nextel Cup Series

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Joe Gibbs was a successful coach in the NFL and currently owns one of the most successful teams in NASCAR. Between the NFL and NASCAR Cup Series, Gibbs has won eight championships, and he’s in both Hall of Fames. It’s hard enough to be a one-sport talent, but two is even rarer. Deion Sanders was …

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NASCAR Announces a Thunderous New Venue for the 2020 All-Star Race

2019 NXS Bristol Bristol Motor Speedway From Above NKP

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NASCAR has announced that the 2020 All-Star Race will be held at Bristol Motor Speedway instead of Charlotte Motor Speedway. This is will be on the second time that the All-Star Race will be held outside the home of NASCAR; in 1986, NASCAR ran the event at Atlanta Motor Speedway. The All-Star Race will be …

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