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Fire on Fridays: NASCAR Silly Season Predictions

Josh Berry, driver of the #48 Ally Chevrolet, shares a laugh with crew chief Alan Gustafson on the grid during practice for the NASCAR Cup Series Würth 400 at Dover International Speedway on April 29, 2023 in Dover, Delaware. (Photo by James Gilbert/Getty Images)

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Silly season is already starting to heat up.

The Underdog House: Corey LaJoie, Cup Underdogs Survive Attrition at Dover

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One characteristic at Dover has been the length of long green-flag runs. While underdogs usually struggle in such races, that wasn’t the case on Monday.

Stat Sheet: Late Calamity Couldn’t Ruin Tyler Reddick’s Race

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With three overtime restarts at COTA, the odds were not in Tyler Reddick’s favor – but he held on to win anyway.

The Underdog House: Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Leads List of NASCAR COTA Comebacks

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Ricky Stenhouse Jr. staged one of several COTA comebacks for NASCAR underdogs in the 2023 event. He ran seventh, his first top 10 since winning the Daytona 500.