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Daily Fantasy NASCAR FanDuel Forecast: Toyota/Save Mart 350

Harvick Sonoma Win

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Toyota/Save Mart 350 Sonoma Raceway, Sonoma, CA USA Sunday 25 June 2017 Kevin Harvick, Stewart-Haas Racing, Mobil 1 Ford Fusion World Copyright: Matthew T. Thacker NKP

NASCAR goes road racing for the first time this season with Sunday’s stop (June 24) at Sonoma Raceway. The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series takes the green flag for the Toyota/Save Mart 350 Sunday at 3 p.m. ET. FanDuel debuted its new daily fantasy NASCAR contest at Talladega Superspeedway in April and it will continue …

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The 10: NASCAR Cup Series Power Rankings After Michigan

2018 Michigan I Cup Pack Racing Nkp

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The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series headed to Michigan International Speedway on Sunday for the FireKeepers 400. Though the race was cut short due to rain, we learned a lot about who’s stepping up their game in their manufacturer’s backyard. Ford put on an overwhelming performance at the front while Toyota wasn’t too far behind. …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: Clint Bowyer Rides Strategy & Heavy Foot to Michigan Win

2018 Cup Richmond Clint Bowyer Zach Catanzareti

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Who’s in the headline Mother Nature ran the show on Sunday (June 10) at Michigan International Speedway and, in the end, dropped the curtain early on the race. Clint Bowyer used a two-tire stop after stage two and then some valiant driving when the race resumed hanging onto the point. The rain came shortly after …

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Paul Menard Uses Gutsy Pit Call to Get First Top 5 With Wood Brothers Racing

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Heading into Sunday’s FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway, all drivers knew the weather would play a factor, especially after it delayed the initial green flag of the race by more than two hours. However, Paul Menard and Wood Brothers Racing used it to their advantage. Menard took the green flag from the 15th …

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The Big 6: Questions Answered After the 2018 Pocono 400

Monster Energy Nascar Cup Series Folds Of Honor Quik Trip 500 Atlanta Motor Speedway, Hampton, Ga Usa Saturday 24 February 2018 Paul Menard, Wood Brothers Racing, Menards / Moen Ford Fusion World Copyright: Nigel Kinrade Nkp

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Who… gets my shoutout of the race? Start in the back half of the field, activate stealth mode, finish inside the top 10. This week, not just one but two drivers accomplished that particular feat. Aric Almirola started 34th and looked to have a long day ahead of him. But smart strategy and hard racing …

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Entry List: Pocono Green 250 Recycled by J.P. Mascaro & Sons

2017 Pocono Xfinity Zach Catanzareti Spencer Gallagher

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For the XFINITY Series’ Pocono Green 250 Recycled by J.P. Mascaro & Sons, there are 41 cars currently entered.  As is the case, there are a few driver changes of note. Shane Lee returns to Richard Childress Racing’s No. 3 Chevrolet, replacing Ty Dillon.  While Lee has never raced in the XFINITY Series at Pocono, …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: Kevin Harvick Slathers Competition in Kansas

#4: Kevin Harvick, Stewart Haas Racing, Ford Fusion Busch Light Celebrates His Win Monster Energy Nascar Cup Series

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Who’s in the headline Kevin Harvick continues to confirm the belief that Ford is the manufacturer to beat in 2018 in Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. For the fifth time in 12 races, Harvick was in Victory Lane. He started the year with three wins in a row after the Daytona 500 and has now …

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Paul Menard Fastest in Dover Friday Cup Practice

2018 Cup Martinsville Zach Catanzareti Paul Menard

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Wood Brothers Racing’s Paul Menard was fastest in opening Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice with a lap of 22.524 seconds (159.830 mph).  The lap was half of a tenth of a second faster than 11-time Dover winner Jimmie Johnson. Stewart-Haas Racing’s Kevin Harvick was third quickest, followed by Kyle Busch and Brad Keselowski.  Martin …

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Who’s Hot & Who’s Not in NASCAR: Saturday Night Lights

Monster Energy Nascar Cup Series Pennzoil 400 Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas, Nv Usa Friday 2 March 2018 Ryan Blaney, Team Penske, Ford Fusion Menards / Pennzoil World Copyright: Nigel Kinrade Nkp

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The 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season is now one-quarter finished after the third short-track visit of the year to Richmond Raceway, the first short track weekend not to be plagued by weather delays. Kyle Busch put the No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota Camry in Victory Lane for the third week in a …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: Kyle Busch Triumphs In Texas For First 2018 Win

2018 Kyle Busch Monster Energy Nascar Cup Series

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Who’s in the headline After three seconds and a third in the last four Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races, Kyle Busch finally put it all together Sunday at Texas Motor Speedway. Holding off a hard-charging Kevin Harvick down the stretch, Busch became the fifth MENCS winner of 2018 in the O’Reilly Auto Parts 500. …

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Friday Faceoff: What’s Been the Biggest Surprise of 2018?

2018 Las Vegas I Cup Aric Almirola John K Harrelson Nkp

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Clint Bowyer’s win at Martinsville Speedway snapped a 190-race winless streak. Who is most likely to be the next driver who has already won in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series to snap his long winless drought? Christian Koelle: Paul Menard is really impressing me over at Wood Brothers Racing. That car has some speed, and …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: Kevin Harvick Vindicates Team With 3rd Consecutive Win of 2018 at Phoenix

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 Wins World Copyright: Rusty Jarrett Nkp

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Who’s in the headline Stop us if you’ve heard this before: Kevin Harvick wins at Phoenix. For the ninth time in his career, Harvick was the first to take the checkered flag. The Bakersfield, Ca. native wins for the third time in a row this season. The Busch brothers, Kyle and Kurt, took the stage wins …

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