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Pace Laps: A Second Chance to Make a First Impression, Ending a Dry Spell

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SPRINT CUP: We all need a second chance sometimes – For 19-year-old Chase Elliott, Sunday afternoon at Richmond International raceway was his second-career Sprint Cup Series start – the first he will like to remember after a troublesome Martinsville debut in March. Advancing to Round 2 of Coors Light qualifying …

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Pace Laps: XFINITY Excellence, Short Track King, and Other News

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XFINITY: 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 …

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NASCAR Holds Open Test in Kentucky

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On Wednesday, after two days of Goodyear tire testing, NASCAR hosted an open test day at Kentucky Speedway ahead of July’s Quaker State 400.  Representatives of Team Penske (Brad Keselowski, in place of the unavailable Joey Logano, Roush Fenway Racing (Greg Biffle), Michael Waltrip Racing (Brett Moffitt), Joe Gibbs Racing …

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Pace Laps: Youth Prevails, Redemption in Vegas, Controversy and More

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XFINITY: The Future Has Arrived – It only took nine races until Erik Jones drove a Joe Gibbs Racing car into Victory Lane. The soon-to-be 19-year-old outran two Cup Series veterans at Texas, and in doing so, gave Joe Gibbs Racing its first XFINITY Series win since Matt Kenseth’s triumph in …

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Austin Dillon Quickest in Both XFINITY Practices at Texas

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On Thursday, the XFINITY Series held both of their practice sessions for Friday night’s O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway.  Both of those sessions ended the same way.  Austin Dillon was at the top of the list. In the first practice session, Austin turned in a lap at …

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NASCAR to Expand Bandwidth to Expedite Penalty Explanations

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NASCAR.com’s Kenny Bruce reported on Tuesday that starting this weekend in Texas, technology will be available that will allow the sanctioning body to quickly send videos of pit infractions directly to the pit boxes in the Sprint Cup Series.  Such a move would allow teams to be able to figure …

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