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The Big 6: Questions Answered After the 2019 Digital Ally 400

#14: Clint Bowyer, Stewart-Haas Racing, Ford Mustang Haas Automation Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

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Who… should you be talking about after the race? Brad Keselowski only led twice for a total of 12 laps Saturday night at Kansas Speedway, but he made the second time count, beating a determined Alex Bowman to the checkered flag by a mere .203 seconds. Keselowski took the lead for the final time with a …

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Alex Bowman Leaves Kansas Disappointed With 3rd Straight Runner-Up Finish

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Alex Bowman walked away wondering what might have been if he had chosen a different lane on the second-to-last restart Saturday night at Kansas Speedway. The Hendrick Motorsports driver lost the lead to eventual winner Brad Keselowski and finished second for the third straight race. I’ve never wanted something so bad. Not going to lie, …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR FanDuel Forecast: Digital Ally 400

#19: Martin Truex Jr., Joe Gibbs Racing, Toyota Camry Sirius XM wins at Dover Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

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Your daily fantasy NASCAR FanDuel roster should be a little easier to fill out this week than most. Even though NASCAR is one of the most unpredictable sports, Kansas Speedway is one of its most predictable tracks. The mile-and-a-half track is a haven for the top teams in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Prior …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Brandon Brown Talks Career Run at Dover, What’s Too Fast?

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In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss Martin Truex Jr. getting back to victory lane at Dover International Speedway, as he and Alex Bowman came from the back to finish one-two. Many drivers, including Kyle Busch, were outspoken about the aerodynamic package used at Dover, claiming the speeds were too fast. Were Busch’s comments …

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NASCAR Mailbox: Has Hendrick Motorsports Finally Turned a Corner?

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2019 has not been the easiest year for Hendrick Motorsports. After finding success with Chase Elliott’s win at Talladega Superspeedway a couple of weeks ago, they backed it up as a team with strong runs at Dover International Speedway across the board. This was easily the team’s best performance with all four cars all season …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: 2019 Gander RV 400 at Dover

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The Headline(s): 12 years after scoring his first Career Monster Energy Cup Series win at the same track in a rain-delayed race in 2007, Martin Truex Jr. ran away from the field during the final stage of Monday’s Gander RV 400 to easily score his second win of the 2019 season and 34th career NASCAR …

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Alex Bowman: ‘The Best First Half of a Race of My Career’ En Route to Second at Dover

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Prior to last Sunday’s (April 28) race at Talladega Superspeedway, Alex Bowman had yet to score a top-10 finish in 2019. Two races later, the No. 88 team has two such results – both of them second-place finishes in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Bowman’s weekend at Dover International Speedway started well, turning the …

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Alex Bowman Hoping to Build Off Talladega Finish

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There’s no hiding it, Hendrick Motorsports has struggled through the first 10 races of the Monster Energy Cup Series season. One driver in particular that’s struggled, is Alex Bowman. Bowman, 26, is coming off a season in which he made it to the Round of 12 in the postseason, though after getting eliminated following Kansas …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Corey LaJoie Talks Thrilling Talladega Weekend

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In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss the frantic Talladega Superspeedway weekend that arguably saw one of the best superspeedway races in a long time. It must be that the new rules package worked well, right? The Chevrolet brigade teamed up to sweep all three stages at Talladega, including Chase Elliott getting …

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Did You Notice?: Chase Elliott, Not Jimmie Johnson, Sits Alone Atop Hendrick Motorsports

2019 Daytona I CUP Jimmie Johnson Chase Elliott NKP

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Did You Notice?… A changing of the guard at Hendrick Motorsports in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series? Chase Elliott became the first driver for HMS to win in 2019, also breaking the season shutout for Chevrolet. His push to the win at Talladega Superspeedway Sunday (April 28) came courtesy teammate and second-place finisher Alex Bowman. …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: 2019 GEICO 500 at Talladega

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The Headline(s): On the heels of a manufacturer meeting that stressed teamwork, fan favorite Chase Elliott led Chevrolet’s strongest showing of NASCAR 2019. At Talladega Superspeedway, he worked with teammate Alex Bowman to best Joey Logano and Kyle Busch on a late restart and win the 2019 GEICO 500. Elliott’s, and Chevrolet’s, win snapped a …

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Up to Speed: Missed Talladega Opportunities for Joey Logano

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Late last season, nobody made the most of a few good opportunities better than Joey Logano. A victory at Martinsville Speedway carried him to the season finale as a championship contender. Three weeks later, Logano found himself with the best short-run car at Homestead-Miami Speedway. When presented with a short green flag run to the …

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