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The 12: NASCAR Power Rankings FireKeepers Casino 400 Edition

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In a race delayed by rain, it didn’t matter for Joey Logano as he led over 3/4th of the entire FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan for his second win of the season and the first since Vegas in March. Did the win boost Logano up in the power rankings? For Kyle Busch, it was an …

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Greg Biffle Returns To NASCAR, Wins At Texas

Nascar Gander Outdoors Truck Series

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For the first time in 414 races, Greg Biffle got into a truck and raced in the Gander Outdoor Truck Series. He didn’t miss a beat. Biffle, who hasn’t raced in NASCAR since 2016, won the  23rd Annual SpeedyCash.com 400 at Texas Motor Speedway. For the win, Biffle’s team gets a $50,000 bonus as part of …

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Todd Gilliland Wins Truck Series Pole at Texas

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With pressure coming from his boss about his and his teammate Harrison Burton‘s 2019 Gander Outdoors truck Series performance, Todd Gilliland delivered for his Kyle Busch Motorsports team as he won the pole for the 23rd Annual SpeedyCash.com 400 at Texas Motor Speedway. Gilliland ran a lap of 184.761 mph, which was fast enough for …

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Cole Custer Utilizes Last-Lap Pass on Tyler Reddick to Win Xfinity at Pocono

2018 Daytona Xfinity Zach Catanzareti Cole Custer

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It looked like Cole Custer was going to give away a win after he dominated more than three quarters of the Pocono 250 at Pocono Raceway. Then Tyler Reddick got loose and Custer took advantage.   “It was pretty unbelievable,” said Custer in Victory Lane. “Tyler (Reddick) gave me a real run for my money …

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The 12: NASCAR Power Rankings Coca-Cola 600 Edition

Monster Energy Nascar Cup Series

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The greatest day in motorsports has come and gone as the Monaco GP, Indy 500 and Coca-Cola 600 were all completed this past Sunday. The longest race of the season for the NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series was, unlike the last two years, a caution-filled race that featured multiple drivers battling for the lead. When …

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The 12: NASCAR Power Rankings All-Star Race Edition

2019 Las Vegas I Cup Kyle Busch Nkp

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After a wild back and forth race, Kyle Larson broke his winless streak (even if it didn’t technically count since it’s a non-points paying race) and went to a Victory Lane to win the trophy and the $1 million prize. The real question, however, is how far did Larson move up in the rankings this …

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Sheldon Creed Joins JR Motorsports For Xfinity Debut at Daytona

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For the second straight superspeedway race, JR. Motorsports will be having a fresh face behind the wheel. Sheldon Creed, a regular in the Gander Outdoor Truck Series, will be making his Xfinity Series debut at Daytona International Speedway for JR Motorsports in the Firecracker 250 at Daytona International Speedway on July 5. Creed, the reigning …

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Aric Almirola, Daniel Hemric, Austin Dillon Lead All Star Practices at Charlotte

2019 Dover Cup Zach Catanzareti Aric Almirola

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Aric Almirola, Daniel Hemric and Austin Dillon led the three practice sessions at Charlotte Motor Speedway in preparation for Saturday’s Monster Energy Open and All-Star Race. In the first practice, which was combined, Almirola led the brigade with a lap of 181.360 mph. His Stewart-Haas Racing teammates Kevin Harvick and Clint Bowyer were second and …

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Jimmie Johnson Leads Final Practice at Dover

#48: Jimmie Johnson, Hendrick Motorsports, Chevrolet Camaro Ally Monster Energy Nascar Cup Series

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Jimmie Johnson led the one and only practice session on Saturday (May 4) afternoon at Dover International Speedway after the first practice session was cancelled after fog rolled in overnight and into the morning hours. Johnson, who has a 69-race winless streak, is trying to extend his all-time wins lead at Dover with his 12th …

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Kurt Busch Leads First 2019 Gander RV 400 Practice At Dover

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Under cloudy and foggy skies at Dover International Speedway, Kurt Busch led the lone Friday practice session Friday (May 3) for the 2019 Gander RV 400. Busch pulled off a lap at 168.444 mph. That’s around four mph faster than the track record qualifying speed set by Brad Keselowski back in 2014. Busch, who ran …

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