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Pace Laps: Kyle Larson Pulls Off Michigan Win and Lack of Funding Hurting Truck Series

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Kyle Larson Does it Again at Michigan- Kyle Larson proved on Friday he had the fastest car at Michigan International Raceway, putting his No. 42 team on the pole for the 400-mile event. This time, the California kid had to hold off a pack of hounds in the waning laps. Larson …

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2017 Frontstretch Cup: FireKeepers Casino 400 Predictions

2016 Michigan Ii Cup Kurt Busch Brad Keselowski Kyle Larson Racing John Harrelson Nkp

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Welcome to our 10th year of staff predictions! Each week, our experts attempt to tell you who the winner of each Cup race will be. Take a look to see who your favorite writers think will win it all (or at least score some points) this week in the FireKeepers Casino 400! Think you can …

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4 Burning Questions: Will Michigan Produce Another Fuel Mileage Finish?

2016 Michigan Ii Cup Kyle Larson Chase Elliott Racing Matthew T Thacker Nkp

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By Michael Finley & Tom Bowles 1. What will Happen to the Wood Brothers Going Forward? If you’re a NASCAR fan, you have to be a fan of Wood Brothers Racing. The oldest team still in operation has won in six different decades in NASCAR competition, amassing 99 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series wins over …

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Friday Faceoff: Will Young Guns Bring Young Fans to NASCAR?

2016 Kentucky Kyle Busch Fans Zach Catanzareti

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Ryan Blaney was the latest young gun to win a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race this past weekend.  As the guard changes in the sport to the younger generation of drivers, will the new faces bring new fans? Bryan Gable: I’m cautiously optimistic with the next generation of drivers.  It’s good that some of …

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Pace Laps: Another NASCAR First-Time Winner in 2017

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Pocono, 2017 Deliver Another First-Time Winner – What a popular streak for both the sport and a racetrack to be on in 2017. After Chris Buescher’s fog-shortened victory at Pocono Raceway last August, many thought a win like that would never come again. In part, they were wrong, as Ryan Blaney …

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2017 Frontstretch Cup: Pocono 400 Predictions

2016 Pocono Ii Cup Kyle Larson Racing Logan Whitton Nkp

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Welcome to our 10th year of staff predictions! Each week, our experts attempt to tell you who the winner of each Cup race will be. Take a look to see who your favorite writers think will win it all (or at least score some points) this week in the Pocono 400! Think you can out-prognosticate …

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Friday Faceoff: What to Do with the Overtime Line?

2017 Dover I Cup Jimmie Johnson Leads Matthew T Thacker Nkp

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1. The teams of both Kyle Busch and Chase Briscoe received heavy penalties after Dover International Speedway, including suspensions of crew chiefs, tire carriers and tire changers after each had a wheel fall off in completion.  Did NASCAR make the right call? Amy Henderson: Yes. The rulebook is pretty specific in this area, and NASCAR was …

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Pace Laps: Kyle Larson Impresses at Dover and Graham Rahal Sweeps IndyCar at Detroit

Nascar Xfinity Series One Main Financial 200 Dover International Speedway, Dover, De Usa Friday 2 June 2017 Kyle Larson, Parkerstore Chevrolet Camaro World Copyright: © 2017 Logan Whitton Nkp

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Attrition Strikes Again in Dover Friday may have been National Doughnut Day, but Miles the Monster was apparently still hungry come Sunday. Hungry for race cars, that is. Kicking off the AAA 400 in the hottest conditions of the weekend, Dover International Speedway was a hefty challenge for first-time Monster …

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The Big 6: Questions After the 2017 AAA 400

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Who… gets the shoutout of the race? There were just too many laps on the scoring pylon for Ty Dillon. Grabbing and maintaining the race lead from Ryan Newman, Jimmie Johnson and Kyle Larson in the final quarter of Sunday’s AAA 400 from Dover International Speedway, the single-car Germain Racing team was in the conversation for a race …

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2017 Frontstretch Cup: AAA 400 Drive For Autism Predictions

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Welcome to our 10th year of staff predictions! Each week, our experts attempt to tell you who the winner of each Cup race will be. Take a look to see who your favorite writers think will win it all (or at least score some points) in the AAA 400 Drive For Autism! Think you can …

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Pace Laps: When the Open Outshines the All-Star Race

Participants in the 2017 NASCAR All-Star race. Photo: NKP

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Cup Series: The Open Shines Again in All-Star Week – As three of the sport’s brightest young stars threatened to go three-wide across the start-finish in the closing laps of Saturday’s Monster Energy Open, we knew the proceeding All-Star Race had quite the act to follow. Rookie Daniel Suarez may have not been a top …

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