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Tweet ‘N’ Greet: Kyle Larson Finds NASCAR Diecast in… a Ball Pit?

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Just let @SamanthaBusch fill out @draftkings lineup. She chose based off player picture, coolness of name, no stats ? — Kyle Busch (@KyleBusch) October 6, 2015 It seems Samantha Busch has found a new hobby during her free time. The wife of Sprint Cup Series driver Kyle Busch submitted a one-day fantasy lineup. Wonder if she …

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Bowles-Eye View: The Price Of NASCAR Legends Lost

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As of Tuesday, eight NASCAR races remain in Jeff Gordon’s illustrious career. Come Wednesday, the number of points-paying Cup events for Tony Stewart will be reduced to a mere 44. Two of the sport’s most famous names, recognizable on the street, in commercials and through Victory Lane will be pulling up rocking chairs to watch …

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Pace Laps: Kevin Harvick Throws It All Away, Others Redeem Themselves

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Sprint Cup Series: Harvick’s Horror Story – New Hampshire Motor Speedway won’t be remembered so much for who won as who lost. Sure, Matt Kenseth continued a hot streak for Joe Gibbs Racing but we knew he was in solid position to make the next round of NASCAR’s Chase playoff anyway. Most of the racing up front …

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Xfinity Series Breakdown: 2015 VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 at Kentucky

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After a long, strange weekend at Kentucky Speedway full of rain, wrecks and hurt feelings, Ryan Blaney was able to pull through for his second Xfinity Series victory of 2015 and fourth career win. In a race that saw a record-tying number of cautions and several late-race restarts, it was the final restart that allowed …

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Ryan Blaney Surges to 2015 VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 Victory at Kentucky

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On the penultimate restart of the NASCAR Xfinity Series’ final standalone race of 2015, Ryan Blaney appeared to give away a victory. When another late caution gave Blaney an opportunity for retribution, he made sure to capitalize. Blaney used a push from Regan Smith to pass Ty Dillon on a green-white-checkered restart and win the …

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Kyle Busch Wins the 2015 Furious 7 300 at Chicagoland

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Joe Gibbs Racing drivers Kyle Busch and Matt Kenseth were certainly fast, and during the final 25-lap run to the finish of the 26th race of the NASCAR Xfinity Series season, the battle certainly became furious. When the dust settled, Busch was able to best Kenseth and win the Furious 7 300 at Chicagoland Speedway, …

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2015 MyAfibRisk.com 400 Qualifying at Chicagoland Cancelled, Kevin Harvick on Pole

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Thunderstorms descended upon the 1.5-mile Chicagoland Speedway in the late afternoon on Friday. The heavy rains, thunder and lightning ultimately forced NASCAR to cancel Sprint Cup qualifying. When qualifying is cancelled, NASCAR has a series of rules that determine the starting grid, based upon how much track activity occurred prior to the rainout. Since the …

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Who’s Hot and Who’s Not in NASCAR: 2015 Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond Edition

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It’s nice when it works out to see a NASCAR event live. That was the case for me this weekend. It was my first trip to Darlington and my first night race. It was a great experience and worth every penny to make the effort to go there. So this week’s hot and not, will …

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2015 Southern 500 Retro Paint Scheme Photo Gallery

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Up To Speed: A Plea to NASCAR After the Off Weekend

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Coming off the final off weekend for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, we had the Camping World Truck Series and Xfinity Series to whet our racing appetite (at least in the stock car world). Because of the off week, almost no Cup drivers appeared in either event, giving the series regulars and developmental drivers a …

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Xfinity Series Breakdown: 2015 Road America 180

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A gutsy call by crew chief Danny Stockman on fuel gave Paul Menard the opportunity he needed to drive to Victory Lane at Road America, his home track. The victory was his third Xfinity Series victory and first win on a road course. Menard was the only Cup Series/non-NXS regular in the field as the …

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Paul Menard Stretches Fuel Mileage to Win 2015 Road America 180

ELKHART LAKE, WI. - AUGUST 28: Paul Menard, driver of the #33 Richmond/Menards Chevrolet, drives during NASCAR XFINITY Series practice at Road America on August 28, 2015 in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. (Photo by Rainier Ehrhardt/NASCAR via Getty Images)

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On a weekend when the Sprint Cup Series drivers have no race to attend, one made the trip to Road America to race in the Xfinity Series. The trip was definitely worth it. Richard Childress Racing’s Paul Menard, driving the No. 33 car, won Saturday’s Road America 180 after having to make the final 21 …

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