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2-Headed Monster: Who’s the Rookie of the Year?

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The Sunoco Rookie of the Year battle is heating up quite nicely as the playoffs are about a month away. Toyota drivers, Daniel Suarez and Erik Jones, have separated themselves from the rest of the rookies as the two to beat for the ROY title. Will it be Suarez or Jones who winds up with …

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Beyond the Cockpit: Landon Cassill Has ‘Unfinished Business’ with Front Row Motorsports

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The journey to the top of the mountain in American motorsports isn’t an easy one, and Landon Cassill did it at a young age. The Cedar Rapids, Iowa native has only garnered one top five and one top-10 finish in his eight-year Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career, but a lot of that can be attributed to …

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NASCAR: Rumor Of Taking Cars After Michigan Never Became Reality

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All that talk of possible “sandbagging” and further competitive evaluation after Sunday’s Pure Michigan 400 was just that: all talk. NASCAR Executive Vice President and Chief Racing Development Officer Steve O’Donnell joined SiriusXM NASCAR Radio’s “The Morning Drive: on Monday to clear up some of the murky waters surrounding the talk this weekend at MIS that NASCAR …

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2-Headed Monster: Is William Byron Ready for Cup?

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With the recent announcements of Kasey Kahne being released from Hendrick Motorsports at seasons end, 19-year-old phenom William Byron will take over the No. 5 Chevrolet in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series next season. The youngster began racing just five years ago, and has rapidly ascended to the top of the mountain when it comes to North American …

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Mid-Ohio Challenge Entry List

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The NASCAR XFINITY Series heads West this weekend from Watkins Glen International to Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course for the second of three road course events in the month of August. There are 42 cars on the preliminary entry list, and zero Monster Energy NASCAR Cup regulars in the field, as they will be racing at …

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The Big 6: Questions Answered After the 2017 I Love NY 355 at The Glen

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Who… gets the shoutout of the race? The Toyota machines of Martin Truex Jr. and Daniel Suarez are leading the headlines after Watkins Glen International, and it’s for a good reason. But fellow Toyota driver Matt Kenseth got lost in the shuffle, finishing second when the checkered flag flew, a career-best finish on a road course in his 17-year Monster …

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