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The Frontstretch 5: Drivers Who Need a Good Night In The Coca-Cola 600

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Roush Fenway Racing (Plus 1) RFR has left little doubt they’re turning things around in 2016; why not continue that in Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600?  Once one of NASCAR’s biggest power players, RFR has fallen from grace in recent years and the last couple of seasons have been defined by struggle. …

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Kurt Busch, Martin Truex, Jr. Pace Saturday Sprint Cup Practices

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NASCAR Sprint Cup teams had two chances to get it right Saturday with a pair of practice sessions for Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600, NASCAR’s longest race of the season. Kurt Busch paced the morning edition with a top speed of 191.002 mph.  Jimmie Johnson, whose seven Charlotte wins rank as most …

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Martin Truex, Jr. Scores Coca-Cola 600 Pole

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The sparks were flying during Sprint Cup qualifying Thursday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway, but when the smoke cleared, Martin Truex, Jr. stood alone atop the scoring pylon. Joey Logano, Ricky Stenhouse, Jr., Denny Hamlin and Brad Keselowski will complete the top 5 to take the green flag for Sunday’s …

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Friday Faceoff: What Should NASCAR Change About the All-Star Race?

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The All-Star Race was met with mixed reactions. Should NASCAR try the same format next season or opt for one that’s easier to understand? Dustin Albino, Contributor: The concept was good, but the execution was awful. If it weren’t for Jamie McMurray cutting his tire causing a caution, I don’t …

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The Frontstretch 5 (Plus 1): First-Time Winners in NASCAR’s Longest Race

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David Pearson, 1961 Pearson was the first of six drivers to take home his first trophy in NASCAR’s longest race, winning in 1961. Pearson would also become the first of four first-time winners in the 600-miler to go on to win Cup titles, and he’s the winningest driver in this …

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