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The Big 6: Questions Answered After The 2017 Bojangles Southern 500

2017 Nascar Monster Energy Cup Series, Darlington

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade / NKP)

Who… gets my shout-out of the race? The shout-out of the race has to go to Austin Dillon. Dillon finished fourth after running in the top 10 almost all night long, for just his third top-five finish of the season. It was also his first top five since his surprising victory in the Coca-Cola 600 …

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Austin Dillon ‘Hitting Stride’ En Route to Playoffs

Monster Energy Nascar Cup Series Bojangles' Southern 500 Darlington Raceway, Darlington, Sc Usa Sunday 3 September 2017 Austin Dillon, Richard Childress Racing, American Ethanol Chevrolet Ss Joey Logano, Team Penske, Shell Pennzoil Ford Fusion World Copyright: Matthew T. Thacker Nkp

(Photo: Matthew T. Thacker/NKP)

The struggle of Austin Dillon’s No. 3 team has been an afterthought following a Coca-Cola 600 triumph at Charlotte Motor Speedway in May. He’s in the playoffs, no biggie. However, for Richard Childress Racing, the last three months has been a fight, with Dillon recording only one top-10 finish in of 12 races. That slump of a streak, in a …

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Entry List: Sport Clips Haircuts VFW 200

Elliott Sadler Darlington Xfinity 2016 Mike Neff

(Photo: Mike Neff)

After a weekend of road course racing from Wisconsin, the final right-turn race of the season for NASCAR’s XFINITY Series it’s time to head south. They’ll visit Darlington Raceway for the Sport Clips Haircuts VFW 200 on Saturday afternoon. There are 41 cars on the preliminary entry list for this throwback event. That means one team will be …

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Who’s Hot & Who’s Not In NASCAR: No Beating Around the Busch Edition

2017 Texas I Cup Erik Jones Russell Labounty Nkp

(Photo: Russell LaBounty/NKP)

The way Kyle Busch has been going this season, it’s not really hard to believe that he pulled of his second triple header career win week at Bristol. While it can be a bit frustrating and less interesting when he is dominating the Truck and XFINITY series races he enters, the question from here on out …

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Tech Talk: Soft Springs, Sway Bars & Wider Transmission Ratios with Justin Alexander

Justin Alexander Charlotte Cup 2017 Mike Neff

Photo Credit : Mike Neff

Taking the green flag and being involved in a wreck before you make it back to the start-finish line is a recipe for a terrible day — just ask Austin Dillon. But in the end, Dillon’s crew chief, Justin Alexander, was able to guide his team to a 21st-place finish last weekend at Pocono Raceway, …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR Forecast Powered by DraftKings: Overton’s 400 Preview

2017 Pocono Cup Zach Catanzareti Jimmie Johnson

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

DraftKings’ daily fantasy NASCAR game turns toward the Tricky Triangle in northeast Pennsylvania this weekend. The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to Pocono Raceway for the Overton’s 400 this Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m. Cars hit the track on Saturday at 9 a.m. for first practice. After that, Pocono also marks the first weekend …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR Hot-Starts: Overton’s 301

Austin Dillon Charlotte Cup Victory Lane 2017 Fiance Yvonne Leonard

(Photo: Yvonne Leonard)

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series is back at New Hampshire Motor Speedway Sunday afternoon for the Overton’s 301. Daily fantasy NASCAR players will need their lineups set by 3:00 p.m. ET. That’s what the green flag drops with television coverage provided on NBCSN. The DraftKings strategy for short tracks is much different than any …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR Forecast Powered By DraftKings: Overtons 301 Preview

Monster Energy Nascar Cup Series Food City 500 Bristol Motor Speedway, Bristol, Tn Usa Saturday 22 April 2017 Martin Truex Jr, Furniture Row/denver Mattress Toyota Camry World Copyright: Matthew T. Thacker Nkp

(Photo: Matthew T. Thacker NKP)

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series now heads to New England for the Overtons 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway this Sunday at 3:00 p.m. ET. Daily fantasy NASCAR prep starts when cars hit the track on Friday at 11:30 a.m. for first practice; Coors Light Pole Qualifying follows at 4:45. Here are eight drivers …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR Forecast Powered by DraftKings: Coke Zero 400 Preview

2017 Daytona Cup Zach Catanzareti Dale Earnhardt Jr.

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

The daily fantasy NASCAR train is heading down south to Daytona this week. The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to Daytona International Speedway for the Coke Zero 400 this Saturday night at 7:00 p.m. ET. Cars hit the track today at 3:00 p.m. for first practice while Coors Light Pole Qualifying takes place Friday …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR Forecast Powered by DraftKings: FireKeepers Casino 400 Preview

2017 Talladega I Cup Matt Kenseth Nigel Kinrade Nkp

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade NKP)

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to Michigan International Speedway for the FireKeepers Casino 400 this Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m. ET. Your daily fantasy NASCAR team will now be faced with the prospect of conquering this two-mile oval that is one of the fastest on the circuit. Cars hit the track on Friday …

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NASCAR Mailbox: The Sport’s New Generation is Starting to Win Everything

2017 Pocono Cup Zach Catanzareti Ryan Blaney Erik Jones

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Three of the last five races in NASCAR’s premier division have witnessed first-time winners pulling into Victory Lane. As remarkable of an accomplishment as that is, it marks the start of what senior NASCAR executives have been waiting for. The newest generation of the sport is arriving at the right time. As Dale Earnhardt Jr. …

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Who’s Hot and Who’s Not in NASCAR: Everybody Loves A Winner Edition

2017 Kansas I Cup Ryan Blaney Russell Labounty Nkp

(Photo: Russell LaBounty / NKP)

With maybe an exception or two, most everyone cheers for the winner of a NASCAR race. But Sunday at Pocono was different. It was last week when the iconic No. 3 reached victory lane with Austin Dillon winning his first Cup race. Now another iconic number and team reached victory lane with Ryan Blaney winning …

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