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Four Burning Questions – Kentucky: Rough Rides and Short Fields

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Kentucky Speedway is the site of the seventeenth round of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season, and with the halfway point of the season only one week away, we have a rather clear picture of who the contenders will be going forward as well as how the Chase may unfold. …

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Four Burning Questions in Sonoma: Unpredictability and an Aussie on the Hot Seat

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The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is doing something rare today. Yes, ladies and gentlemen, they will be turning right! 15 years ago, that would have drawn groans of disgust from stock car racing fans, used to the frenetic competition on ovals. Oh, how things have changed. Due to an increased …

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Four Burning All-Star Questions: Anti-Climatic Finishes and All-Star Underdogs

Jimmie Johnson took the lead exiting the pits at the end of Segment 4 last year and cakewalked to another Charlotte win. Will that happen again Saturday night?

The Sprint All-Star Race is on tap for this evening, and if you’ve been watching Fox Sports 1 at all the past few weeks you’ve probably already been inundated with adverts and hype for the race. Whether or not the hype will be justified remains to be scene, but nonetheless, …

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Four Burning Questions in Kansas: Treacherous Track Surfaces and A Freaky Fast Harvick

One of the weekend’s big question marks surrounds Goodyear’s tires…will they hold up?

Tonight, the stars and cars of NASCAR’s pinnacle division will take on the oh-so-treacherous Kansas Speedway to contest the 5-Hour Energy 400. For the first time, the Sprint Cup Series will be racing at Kansas under the lights, and with the nighttime conditions comes a whole slew of new challenges …

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Four Burning Questions in Talladega: Under-Dogs and Racy Restrictor Plates

Talladega is often called a “great equalizer,” so maybe the story this weekend will come from someone like Josh Wise and not the usual suspects.

It’s big. It’s bad. It’s fast. It’s Talladega! This race needs little introduction. This one has been perhaps the most anticipated Talladega race in recent memory, and if practice and qualifying were any indication of what is to come today, then the hype will be justified. Plenty of stories are …

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Four Burning Questions – Richmond: Financial Follies and Revisiting Spingate

BK Racing has been around for several seasons now, strictly as a two-car operation. Will an expansion to three be too much to handle for a team still getting on its feet in NASCAR?

The perfect race track. That’s how the drivers of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series are apt to describe the track that hosts this week’s round of racing action, Richmond International Raceway. Of course, the last Sprint Cup Series event at Richmond was decidedly not perfect, what with the cheating scandal and all. …

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Four Burning Questions – Southern 500: Rookies No Match For … Gordon?

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Historic Darlington Raceway is the site of Round 8 of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season, and tonight, the best stock car drivers in the world will contest one of the most prestigious races in NASCAR, the Southern 500. They’ve tried to kill it, but like cockroaches after nuclear war, the Southern 500 …

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Four Burning Questions in Texas: Tire Concerns and Smoke Rising

Rain has soaked the Sprint Cup garage in recent weeks. But will the return of Mother Nature’s wrath, Sunday at Texas actually improve the competition?

I don’t like rain. I really, truly don’t. In fact, I hate it. I find it to be an annoying pestilence that has the capacity to ruin just about any sort of outing one can conjure up. I’m sure if I lived in some perpetually-arid desert region in New Mexico …

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