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Only Yesterday: Daytona to NASCAR Title? Not So Fast

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Could Ricky Stenhouse Jr.’s Daytona 500 victory vault him into becoming a favorite for the 2023 NASCAR Cup Series title? Not quite.

Thinkin’ Out Loud: Joey Logano Emerges as 2018 Cup Champion

Joey Logano & Team Penske 2018 Monster Energy Nascar Cup Series Champions

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Who’s in the headline It took 10 years to fulfill the predictions but Joey Logano is your 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion. Logano took advantage of a quick, short-run car and passed Kyle Busch and Martin Truex Jr. on a late race restart to take command of the race and run off into …

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Making Sense of Fuzzy Math, Rigged Roofs, and the 48’s Folly

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Making Sense of Series Stats With Kevin Harvick’s win Sunday in Las Vegas, his career total of NASCAR wins reached a milestone mark of 100 wins. As a result, the graphs touting the win total along with Kyle Busch at 184, compared to Richard Petty’s 200 Cup Series wins and David Pearson’s 105 wins started …

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NASCAR 101: Top 5 Silly Season Moves of All Time

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Unlike in most other sports, the term “free agency market” isn’t used in NASCAR. Instead, NASCAR begins “silly season” usually around the halfway mark of the year, and there are much more lame duck drivers and teams than in “stick and ball” sports. There have still been some huge driver transactions in the near 70-year …

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