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2-Headed Monster: The Best NASCAR Cup Team At Midseason – Penske Or Gibbs?

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Five months into the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series tour, the top teams have begun to make their presence known. Stewart-Haas Racing has proven to be incredibly consistent and strong. Hendrick Motorsports, while off, has shown bursts of speed at times with its best teams. Furniture Row Racing has proven to be …

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Pace Laps: Is Brad Keselowski NASCAR’s Best at Plate Racing?

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Sprint Cup: Brad Keselowski, The New Restrictor Plate King? – Every time the Sprint Cup Series goes restrictor plate racing at Talladega, or so it seems, Team Penske’s Brad Keselowski runs up front and contends for victory. Now, the 2012 series champ has added the other plate track to his resume, picking up a …

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How Tony Stewart Bested Petty, Waltrip, Wallace in One Fell Swoop

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The word retirement for athletes, uttered by Tony Stewart this season, often comes associated with two dreaded “R” words: regression and regret. Unlike the American dream, a job where you work 50 years toward a peak salary retirement for athletic superstars almost always occurs before age 50. The best peak at their profession, set seemingly unbeatable …

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Did You Notice? … Big Names Still Seeking First NASCAR Road Course Win

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Did You Notice? … That for many on the Sprint Cup circuit road course racing has become an acquired skill. Sure, the quality of competition has gone up significantly in recent years; months of testing and resources are benchmarked to help series regulars at both Sonoma and Watkins Glen. We’ve seen old road course ringers …

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