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Fronstretch Podcast: Noah Gragson Reviews Monster Dover Weekend

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In the latest episode of the 2018 Frontstretch Podcast, we review a full weekend of racing at Dover International Speedway with Dustin Albino, Davey Segal, Zach Catanzareti and driver of the No. 18 Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota Tundra, Noah Gragson. Kevin Harvick won his fourth race of the season at Dover, sweeping all three stages. However, it was Daniel …

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Pace Laps: Busy But Sad Week for Racing

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Joey Logano Finds Way Back to Victory Lane – It’s hard to believe that it took Joey Logano over one calendar year to earn another win … yet here we are. Caught in the middle between the young guns and veterans categories used to label drivers, especially this season, Logano …

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Food City 500 Postponed to Monday, Will Resume in Stage 2

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In an ongoing battle with Mother Nature, NASCAR lost … again. Rain forced the postponement of the Food City 500 after 204 of 250 laps needed for an official race (conclusion of the second stage) were run. The event will resume Monday afternoon at 1 p.m. ET on FOX. The start of the race was …

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XFINITY Breakdown: Big Money Day for Ryan Preece at Bristol

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(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Ryan Preece continues to cash in on betting on himself. The former Whelen Modified Tour champion won the Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday afternoon (April 14). It was Preece’s second victory since joining Joe Gibbs Racing for a part-time schedule last year. Preece also won the NASCAR XFINITY Series’ Dash …

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Busch Brothers Make Up Food City 500 Front Row

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(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Two of the winningest drivers in Bristol Motor Speedway history will roll off on the front row together when the green flag flies for Sunday’s (Apr. 15) Food City 500. Kyle Busch earned his second pole of the season (Atlanta), second at Bristol (2013) and 29th of his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career after …

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Brandon Jones, Cole Custer Lead Two XFINITY Practices at Bristol

2018 Daytona Xfinity Zach Catanzareti Cole Custer

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Brandon Jones and Cole Custer paced a pair of NASCAR XFINITY Series practices Friday afternoon at Bristol Motor Speedway. In the first session, Jones’ No. 19 for Joe Gibbs Racing ran a quick lap of 15.495 seconds (123.833 mph) around the World’s Fastest Half-Mile. Justin Allgaier, Ryan Preece, Christopher Bell and Austin Cindric rounded out …

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Ryan Blaney and Erik Jones Pace First Cup Practice at Bristol, Kevin Harvick Crashes

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Ryan Blaney (Photo: Nigel Kinrade/NKP)

Ryan Blaney and Erik Jones both posted the fastest lap in the first and only Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice session Friday afternoon (Apr. 13) from Bristol Motor Speedway. They both turned an identical quick lap of 129.887 mph (14.774 seconds). Kurt Busch, Kyle Busch and Kyle Larson rounded out the top-five quickest speeds …

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Friday Faceoff: What’s Up With the Officiating?

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Kyle Busch has finished second, second, third, second and first in his last five races and currently leads the points standings. Is he the best driver in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series at the moment? Davey Segal: I’d call this one a push. Kevin Harvick has the edge on wins over Kyle Busch, but …

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Friday Faceoff: Can Harvick Four-Peat?

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Kevin Harvick has now won three races in a row, becoming the third driver over 40 years old to accomplish the feat. He’s going for four in a row this upcoming weekend in Fontana. Can he do it? Mark Howell: Harvick has won at Auto Club Speedway before (in 2011), so we know he’s capable of …

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Friday Faceoff: Is Harvick This Year’s MTJ?

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Kevin Harvick continued his dominance by spanking the field this past weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway for his second consecutive victory. And this weekend, the circuit heads to ISM Raceway, Harvick’s most successful track. Is it too early to say that Harvick is this year’s MTJ? Davey Segal: Folks, let’s look at the big …

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Friday Faceoff: Butt Tattoos, Anyone?

Austin Dillon Burnout 2018 Daytona 500 Bruce Nuttleman Fs

(Photo: Bruce Nuttleman)

Austin Dillon’s Daytona 500 triumph was his second in his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career, but some people have said he hasn’t won a real race, as his 2017 Coca-Cola 600 win was on fuel mileage and this past weekend was a restrictor plate event. Does he have to win a so-called normal Cup race …

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