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The Big 6: Questions Answered After the 2020 Drydene 311 Race 1

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Who … should you be talking about after the race? Leading a race-high 115 laps, Denny Hamlin registered win number six of the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season, getting by Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Martin Truex Jr. for the first race of the series doubleheader at Dover International Speedway in the Drydene 311. Hamlin continues …

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Denny Hamlin Delivers 1st Dover Win, 1-2-3 for Joe Gibbs Racing

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Denny Hamlin and the No. 11 team has done it again. Hamlin led a Joe Gibbs Racing crusade on Saturday evening (Aug. 22), with the Virginia driver claiming the victory at Dover International Raceway in the first of two races this weekend. The three-time Daytona 500 champion swept the stages in Delaware and passed his …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR FanDuel Forecast: Drydene Dover Doubleheader

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Dover International Speedway is one of the last remaining independently owned racetracks on the NASCAR Cup Series schedule, with the 21 of the other 23 facilities being owned by either NASCAR or Speedway Motorsports Incorporated. This independent streak that the track has can be felt by both fans and drivers. The unique oval is the …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: 2020 Drydene 311s

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The NASCAR Cup Series heads up north to the Monster Mile for a full weekend of racing, giving you double the chances to win big bucks in your NASCAR DraftKings contests. Both Drydene 311 events at Dover International Speedway on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 22-23, will air at at 4 p.m. ET on NBC Sports …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: Go Bowling 235 at Daytona Road Course

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What happened Chase Elliott won the Go Bowling 235 on Sunday (Aug. 16) in the inaugural NASCAR Cup Series race at the Daytona International Speedway road course. Denny Hamlin, Martin Truex Jr., Jimmie Johnson and Chris Buescher rounded out the top-five finishers. Cue that si-reen! ? Retweet to congratulate @chaseelliott on a historic victory on …

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Up to Speed: Three Major Mental Challenges Before NASCAR’s 2020 Playoffs

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NASCAR’s weekend of racing at Daytona International Speedway’s road course (Aug. 15-16) figured to include a lot of new experiences.  All three national touring divisions tackled their first races using the infield layout without any prior practice or qualifying.  For the men and women who raced around the new course at a familiar venue, there …

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The Big 6: Questions Answered After the 2020 Go Bowling 235

NASCAR Cup Series

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Who… should you be talking about after the race? When it comes to road course aces, Chase Elliott wasn’t really the first name that came to mind entering this weekend’s inaugural Go Bowling 235 on Daytona International Speedway’s infield road course. But he might be now. Elliott won the first stage and dominated the final …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: 2020 Go Bowling 235 at Daytona

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Journey with me into the unknown as you set your NASCAR DraftKings lineups for Daytona International Speedway. NASCAR Cup Series teams will tackle the twists and turns of Daytona’s road course in the Go Bowling 235 on Sunday, Aug. 16, at 3 p.m. ET. Not only is this Cup’s first road course race of 2020, …

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Did You Notice: Old Dog, New Tricks? Kevin Harvick Rewriting NASCAR History at 44

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Did You Notice? … Kevin Harvick is on pace for a historic year? Harvick, who turned 44 years old in December, is rewriting the NASCAR history books for a driver his age. Consider how rare it is to begin with for an athlete to peak at this point in their career. Only one golfer older than …

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Power Rankings: Double the Fun Edition

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The week’s Power Rankings is almost guaranteed to get at least one “OK Boomer” comment, but I can’t help it that I have been around for so long. The Wrigley Chewing Gum company should sponsor Kevin Harvick, because he doubled his pleasure and doubled his fun last weekend at Michigan International Speedway. In the process, …

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5 Points to Ponder: NASCAR’s Early Stages Turning Into Snoozers, Plus… Christopher Bell

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ONE: Christopher Bell’s Big Step Up The worst-kept secret in the NASCAR Cup Series was made official Monday (Aug. 10): Christopher Bell is getting promoted to Joe Gibbs Racing’s No. 20. The move was considered a mere formality after NASCAR owner Bob Leavine announced the sale of the No. 95 Toyota team Bell currently drives …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: NASCAR Michigan Doubleheader Weekend

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What happened? Kevin Harvick swept the FireKeepers Casino 400 on Saturday (Aug. 8) and the Consumers Energy 400 on Sunday (Aug. 9) at Michigan International Speedway. He’s now won four out of the last six NASCAR Cup Series races held at the two-mile oval. Harvick was the dominant car in both events, leading the most …

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