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5 Points to Ponder: Joe Gibbs Racing Back on Top

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ONE: “Finally, eh?” – Kyle Busch breaks his Pocono drought as Toyota triumph Those were the words Kyle Busch spoke to his team after winning the Overtons 400 at Pocono and it sums everything up so well. It took Busch 26 starts at the Tricky Triangle to bag a victory and this one, his first …

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Friday Faceoff: What’s the Biggest Move of NASCAR Silly Season 2017?

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The Cup race at Indianapolis featured some exciting moments, but also a lot of crashes, while the XFINITY Series tried a race package that included restrictor plates and air ducts in the front of the cars. Did the lower series put on the better show, and should Cup consider using the same package next year?  …

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Ryan Blaney Joins Team Penske in Cup Series for 2018

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Team Penske will run three cars for the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, with Ryan Blaney joining its existing pair of Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano. The 23-year-old Blaney will drive the No. 12 car next season full-time in the Cup Series. Blaney has driven the No. 21 Ford full-time for Wood Brothers Racing …

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2018 IndyCar Aerokit Tested by Juan Pablo Montoya, Oriol Servia

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The 2018 Verizon IndyCar aerokit underwent its debut test with Juan Pablo Montoya and Oriol Servia at the wheel on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Tuesday (July 25). The two drivers turned out more than 100 laps for the first public demonstration of IndyCar’s 2018 Honda and Chevrolet specifications, and both spoke positively about the …

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