Race Weekend Central

Numbers Game: Southern 500

0 Laps led by Jamie McMurray in the season’s first 25 races. McMurray, 14th at Darlington currently holds the last playoff spot in NASCAR’s 16-driver Chase for the championship. 1 Driver inside the top 10 in points from Hendrick Motorsports. Chase Elliott (10th) is the only one heading into the sport’s regular season finale at Richmond …

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Numbers Game: GEICO 500

0 Laps led at Talladega by Daytona 500 winner Austin Dillon. He crashed out in the Big One and wound up 35th. 1 Toyota to finish inside the top 10 Sunday (April 29): Daniel Suarez. Top contenders like Martin Truex Jr., Kyle Busch and Erik Jones were involved in wrecks over the course of the …

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NASCAR 101: With 13 Down, Who Can Win with 13 to Go?

2015 Dover I Cup Ricky Stenhouse Jr Jeff Gordon Cia

Photo Credit: CIA Stock Photography

Joey Logano. Jimmie Johnson. Kevin Harvick. Carl Edwards. Brad Keselowski. Dale Earnhardt Jr. Kurt Busch. Matt Kenseth. Denny Hamlin. With 13 races run in the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season, these are the drivers who have punched a ticket to the Chase when it begins come September. A blistering pace when it comes to …

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Numbers Game: 2015 GEICO 500 at Talladega

0 – Laps led by Richard Childress Racing at Talladega – once one of the strongest restrictor-plate programs. 1 – Lap led by Kurt Busch Sunday, his lowest total since Phoenix back in March. 2 – Top-five finishes this year for Martin Truex Jr. (fifth at ‘Dega). That doubles his total from the entire 2014 season. 3 – Poles …

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NASCAR 101: Every Past Daytona 500 Champion, Ranked By Their Chances of Winning in 2015

2014 Phoenix Ii Cup Dale Earnhardt Jr Serious Cia

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The Daytona 500 is the most prestigious race of the entire NASCAR season, and chances are you’ve already heard talk about the drivers who’ve won before. And why not? NASCAR puts emphasis on driver championships first and foremost, but Daytona comes next, and the drivers who’ve visited victory lane there are a veritable who’s who …

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