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Who’s Hot & Who’s Not in NASCAR: Lots of Drama, Same Results

2018 Cup Bristol Zach Catanzareti Austin Dillon Ty Dillon

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Yeah, the names at the top of the leaderboard were the same as always, but that was still a race worth watching. For the second time this season, a race threatened by incoming rain was able to make the full distance, and that uncertainty amped up the tension. Like a sitcom, this episode of the …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: Kyle Busch Wins Street Fight With Kyle Larson on Final Lap in Chicago

#18: Kyle Busch, Joe Gibbs Racing, Toyota Camry Skittles Red White & Blue Celebrates After Winning Monster Energy Nascar Cup Series

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Who’s in the headline Kyle Busch and Kyle Larson are in the headline for producing a fantastic finish to the Overton’s 400. Larson slid into the side of Busch and bounced him off of the wall in Turns 1 and 2. Busch returned the favor to Larson which resulted in a huge slide through Turn …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: Kevin Harvick & Kyle Busch Top NASCAR Off Week 2 Retrospective

Monster Energy Nascar Cup Series Ticketguardian 500 Ism Raceway, Phoenix, Az Usa Sunday 11 March 2018 Kevin Harvick, Stewart Haas Racing, Ford Fusion Jimmy John's Celebrates His Win World Copyright: Russell Labounty Nkp

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Who’s in the headline The most dominant car of the season has been the No. 4 of Kevin Harvick. Harvick has five wins along with the All-Star Race this season. Kyle Busch has four race victories and is the current points leader by 75 over Harvick. Martin Truex Jr. and Clint Bowyer have two wins …

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Tech Talk: Revisiting NASCAR Aero, Engines and New Rules with Justin Alexander

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The 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season has been a challenging year for Chevrolet. They are beginning to see the fruits of their labor, though as the learning curve on the new Camaro ZL1 reaches its peak. As of late, the Bowtie Brigade is scoring plenty of top-10 finishes, although last weekend’s race at …

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Pace Laps: A Rainy Kind of NASCAR Weekend

2017 Kansas I Cup Clint Bowyer Barry Cantrell Nkp

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Stewart-Haas Racing Asserting Its Dominance For the seventh time this season, Stewart-Haas Racing is taking home another race win trophy, this time with Clint Bowyer’s second victory of the season in the rain-shortened race at Michigan International Speedway. Joining teammates Kurt Busch and Kevin Harvick, who has five wins this …

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XFINITY Breakdown: Austin Dillon Takes Richard Childress Racing Back to Victory Lane

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Based off Friday’s practices, Saturday’s LTi 250 at Michigan International Speedway was a much-anticipated event with three and four-wide racing using the new restrictor plate package. However, rain was the story of the day. This weather … ? Rain has put us on hold for the #LTiPrinting250. Stay tuned to FOX for updates from @MISpeedway! …

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Austin Dillon Soaks Up The Rain With XFINITY Michigan Win

#3: Austin Dillon, Richard Childress Racing, Chevrolet Camaro Bass Pro Shops / Cabela's Nascar Xfinity Series

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The newest experiment for the NASCAR XFINITY Series ended 34 laps short Saturday (June 9) at Michigan International Speedway. And Austin Dillon didn’t mind a bit. Taking the lead from Kaz Grala with 51 laps to go, Dillon eventually held off Richard Childress Racing teammate Daniel Hemric to score victory in the LTi Printing 250. …

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Kyle Busch, Austin Dillon Pace XFINITY Practices at Michigan

2018 Xfinity Zach Catanzareti Pocono Kyle Busch

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The XFINITY Series had two of the most anticipated practice sessions of the season on Friday (June 8) with a new restrictor plate package that NASCAR implemented most recently last weekend at Pocono Raceway The pair of practices didn’t disappoint having three and four-wide battles, while drivers were aggressive to see what their respective cars …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: Martin Truex Jr. Rides Clean Air to Pocono Victory

2018 Pocono Cup Zach Catanzareti Martin Truex Jr.

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Who’s in the headline Martin Truex Jr. started the Pocono 400 by winning the first stage and ended it with a trip to Victory Lane. After a strong early performance, the jack falling on a pit stop left him 14th and it took most of the race to work back through traffic. Truex’s misfortune, combined with a …

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Did You Notice?: NASCAR Halfway Through Regular Season

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Did You Notice? … NASCAR is halfway through the 26-race regular season? Year one post-Dale Earnhardt Jr. has come with an expected ratings and attendance decline. But as the sport attempts to move forward, perhaps its biggest 2018 storyline is stagnancy at the top. Three of last year’s Championship 4: Kevin Harvick, Kyle Busch and reigning champion …

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Who’s Hot & Who’s Not in NASCAR: Memorial Day Edition

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The Greatest Day in Racing began on Sunday morning with Daniel Ricciardo leading every lap of F1’s Monaco Grand Prix. Then the focus shifted over to IndyCar, as Will Power won Team Penske’s 17th Indianapolis 500. The marathon concluded with NASCAR’s endurance trials at Charlotte Motor Speedway with the Coca-Cola 600. Kyle Busch dominated, as …

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Tech Talk: Justin Alexander Prepares for Radical All-Star Rules Package

Monster Energy Nascar Cup Series Quaker State 400 Kentucky Speedway, Sparta, Ky Usa Friday 7 July 2017 Justin Alexander World Copyright: Logan Whitton Nkp

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This weekend is a reward, or at least that is what it is supposed to be. Drivers and teams who have won a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race since 2017, along with winners of the All-Star Race in the last 10 years get to showcase their talents in front of many of the people …

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