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Five Points to Ponder: Blaney’s Big Day Balanced By Kenseth’s Nightmare

ONE: The Importance of Kansas This Sunday afternoon, for the second time of asking in 2015, we head to Kansas Speedway for race number five in the ten-race playoff sequence. The race will also double as number two of three in the second of four segments (which sounds more like …

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Five Points: Harvick, Stewart and NASCAR’s Road To Recovery

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ONE: Can Harvick recover? For the longest time on Sunday it looked as if Kevin Harvick was going to wheel his Ditech Chevrolet right to Victory Lane and straight into the next round of the Chase. That was until disaster struck with three laps to go when his car sputtered …

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Five Points to Ponder: An Emerging Austin Dillon

Cars on track for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway

ONE: Chicagoland will be the real test for JGR There’s no question it has been a wonderful stretch of racing for the entire Joe Gibbs Racing organization and in particular Kyle Busch. In an eight-race stretch starting at Sonoma Raceway, JGR has won a total of six events (four wins …

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Five Points to Ponder: NASCAR Aero, Advertising… And Scotch?

Kurt Busch paces the field in the Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway

ONE: Aero Packages Conversations continued on Saturday with the now much more open-to-listening governing body on the much-discussed subject of aero packages. The net of the conversation was that the low-downforce aero package, tested at Kentucky Speedway a few weeks back, will be run again at Darlington Raceway with race-specific …

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