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Brad Keselowski, Kasey Kahne Fastest in 2015 Toyota Owners 400 Practices at Richmond

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After the Team Penske cars dominated at Richmond International Raceway in 2014, the duo has continued to pace the field. Brad Keselowski was the quickest car during Friday’s first practice session, with a time of 21.414 seconds. In an extended final practice session, Kasey Kahne led the way after putting up the fastest lap of …

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David Ragan Ready to Move to Michael Waltrip Racing Soon

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The injury-plagued NASCAR season continues, and Joe Gibbs Racing is at the center of it all. David Ragan has substituted for Kyle Busch since the second race of the year, where the driver of the No. 18 car injured both of his legs. Prior to a 41st-place finish at Bristol, Ragan sat 10th in points …

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Kenny Wallace to Sub for Brother Mike at Talladega for JGL Racing

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It has not been the year that Mike Wallace planned for. Starting out the year for Premium Motorsports in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, he was left without a ride following the third race of the season. However, JGL Racing hired him to race at Daytona, and he was scheduled to run the No. 26 Toyota …

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Denny Hamlin Quickest in Lone 2015 ToyotaCare 250 Practice at Richmond

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Just a few hours after hosting a short-track race, Denny Hamlin led the way during practice for the NASCAR Xfinity Series at Richmond. Putting down a lap time of 21.626 seconds, the No. 20 car had a 0.071-second advantage over last weekend’s winner, Joey Logano. Making his first start at Richmond in the series since 2012, Hamlin …

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Friday Faceoff: Bristol Surprises, Chase Elliott’s Cup Return & Steve Byrnes Memories

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A marathon race at Bristol saw plenty of carnage and frustration displayed on the track, but it also featured some different names inside the top 10. What – or who – was the biggest surprise to come out of the race? Kevin Rutherford, Managing Editor: I’m going with Justin Allgaier, but make no mistake – …

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Eyes on Xfinity: Who’s the Front Runners As Season Nears May

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Seven races into the NASCAR Xfinity Series season, the battle for the championship is coming into fruition. Though the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers continue to dominate the sport’s version of AAA in baseball, the top-10 drivers are separated by a mere 56 points heading into Richmond. Following Chase Elliott‘s outstanding rookie season, which led …

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Pace Laps: Xfinity Excellence, Short-Track King & Other News

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Xfinity Series: It’s Super Joey – Dominating efforts happen often in the Xfinity Series, but it’s rare to happen at a track as difficult as Bristol. However, Joey Logano did the unthinkable on Saturday afternoon – leading every single one of the 300 laps. But that wasn’t the biggest story during the race. The Xfinity …

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Daniel Suarez Impresses at Bristol with Runner-up Finish

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The journey to NASCAR’s second-tier division after being accepted into NASCAR’s Drive for Diversity program has been full of adventures for Daniel Suarez. Joining Joe Gibbs Racing for his rookie season, the Mexico native has been making small strides to the top, but none have been as strong as his run on Saturday at Bristol. …

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Friday Faceoff: Bristol Bumps, Rivalries & Erik Jones’s Future

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Bristol was long known as a track with beating and banging for 500 laps, but in recent years its reception has grown tepid, though it’s still considered part of the upper echelon of NASCAR tracks on the schedule. Should it still be? Has the racing improved? Amy Henderson, Senior Editor: The racing at Bristol is …

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Matt Kenseth Wins 2015 Food City 500 Pole at Bristol

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For the 14th time in his career, Matt Kenseth will lead the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series field to the green flag. Kenseth won the pole award at Bristol Motor Speedway for the Food City 500 with a time of 14.917 on Friday afternoon. Edging out Brad Keselowski by .022 seconds, Kenseth will start from the …

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Denny Hamlin, Austin Dillon Quickest in Friday 2015 Drive to Stop Diabetes 300 Practices at Bristol

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The NASCAR Xfinity Series makes its return to Bristol Motor Speedway this weekend, and two Cup Series regulars topped the board with Denny Hamlin pacing the first session with a time of 15.715 seconds and Austin Dillon leading Happy Hour at 15.423 seconds. During the first session, Brian Scott was second quickest behind Hamlin by three …

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Ross Kenseth Making Xfinity Series Debut at Chicagoland

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Add another Kenseth to Joe Gibbs Racing’s lineup for the 2015 season. Ross Kenseth, son of 2003 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Matt Kenseth, is set to make his NASCAR Xfinity Series debut at Chicagoland Speedway in June. Also scheduled to run the ARCA Series race with Ken Schrader Racing at Chicago, Kenseth will be …

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