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NASCAR Mailbox: Will Stewart-Haas Racing Have More Than 6 Wins in 2018?

2018 Stewart Haas Racing Kevin Harvick Kurt Busch Monster Energy Nascar Cup Series

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Stewart-Haas Racing has never had a season go by without having a car finish inside of the top seven in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series standings since its inception in 2010. Not much seems like it will change this year, with all four of its Fords running at a premium level. Up until now, …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: Kevin Harvick Sweeps Up Dover

#4: Kevin Harvick, Stewart Haas Racing, Ford Fusion Jimmy John's Celebrates In Victory Lane After Winning Monster Energy Nascar Cup Series

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Who’s in the headline After a drought of six long races, Kevin Harvick is back in Victory Lane. The No. 4 Ford was the most dominant car all weekend at Dover and it showed throughout the race. Harvick started on the outside of the front row with the second fastest qualifying time. He led the …

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Clint Bowyer: ‘You Hate to Give Them Up Like That’

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Clint Bowyer had never won at Dover International Speedway prior to Sunday’s AAA 400. After 400 miles of racing, second was the best he could do. “You hate to give them up like that, but if you’re going to lose to anybody it might as well be your teammate,” Bowyer said of his runner-up result. …

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4 Burning Questions: What Is The Fate Of Spencer Gallagher?

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How will NASCAR run ARCA? The biggest news story coming out of last weekend was announced at the very beginning of it. After over 70 years of promoting various stock car races and series in the United States, the France family now has a monopoly on the industry, being in control of every series with …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR FanDuel Forecast: AAA 400

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Never tried FanDuel? Take a look this weekend by playing in our FREE Frontstretch FanDuel daily fantasy NASCAR contest! Go to fanduel.com/frontstretch for a chance to play against some of your favorite writers. You can win a FREE NASCAR autographed item and an entry into another NASCAR FanDuel contest. Support our site and play with Frontstretch today! NASCAR …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: NASCAR Drivers Only Broadcast Shines

#22: Joey Logano, Team Penske, Ford Fusion Shell Pennzoil And #21: Paul Menard, Wood Brothers Racing, Ford Fusion Motorcraft / Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center Monster Energy Nascar Cup Series

Joey Logano leading a quiet race (Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Talladega brings all kinds of unusual instances.  This year, we got drivers in the booth, Darrell Waltrip apparently not being in on a joke and wheelies.  By Talladega standards, it was quirky, but not insane. Before we get into the Alabama adventure, there’s some TV news of note.  On Monday, IMSA and NBC Sports jointly …

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The 10: NASCAR Cup Series Power Rankings after Richmond

Monster Energy Nascar Cup Series Coca Cola 600 Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, Nc Usa Thursday 25 May 2017 Kyle Busch, Joe Gibbs Racing, M&m's Red, White & Blue Toyota Camry World Copyright: Nigel Kinrade Nkp

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The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series took to Richmond Raceway for the first Saturday night race of the season. Kyle Busch managed to take advantage of late-race pit stop woes for Martin Truex Jr. to seal the deal, 10 years after the infamous night he spun Dale Earnhardt Jr. Some new faces showed up in …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: Kyle Busch Overcomes Deep Starting Position for 3rd Straight Win

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Who’s in the headline To start the season, Kyle Busch couldn’t get over the hump to move from second to first. After three runner-up finishes and a third-place result, he has now reeled off three straight victories. Busch is now tied with Kevin Harvick for the most wins in the series. Joey Logano looked like …

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The 10: NASCAR Cup Series Power Rankings After Bristol

Monster Energy Nascar Cup Series Ticketguardian 500 Ism Raceway, Phoenix, Az Usa Friday 9 March 2018 Kyle Busch, Joe Gibbs Racing, Toyota Camry Skittles Sweet Heat World Copyright: Russell Labounty Nkp

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The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series made its first stop in “Thunder Valley” for the Food City 500 on Sunday. The race began as the threat of rain continued to loom, and precipitation interfered with the race three times on Sunday, creating what looked like a long day at the Bristol Motor Speedway. After a …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: Food City 500

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Kevin Harvick (Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

NASCAR heads to Bristol Motor Speedway this weekend for Sunday’s Food City 500. The half-mile track is one of the toughest on the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series schedule. The factors that go into building a winning fantasy team at a short track are much different than those at an intermediate or superspeedway. First off, …

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NASCAR Mailbox: What Does Monster Energy’s Extension Mean for NASCAR?

Monster Energy Nascar Cup Series Folds Of Honor Quik Trip 500 Atlanta Motor Speedway, Hampton, Ga Usa Sunday 25 February 2018 Kurt Busch, Stewart Haas Racing, Monster Energy/haas Automation Ford Fusion And Kevin Harvick, Stewart Haas Racing, Jimmy John's Ford Fusion World Copyright: Barry Cantrell Nkp

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Slightly over four months after Monster Energy was supposed to make its decision of whether or not it will extend its title sponsorship of NASCAR’s premier division, the energy drink company has finally made an announcement. The popular global beverage will continue to serve as the title sponsor of the Cup Series for at least …

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The 10: NASCAR Cup Series Power Rankings After Texas

2018 Kyle Busch Monster Energy Nascar Cup Series

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Returning to the track after Easter’s off weekend, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series headed to Texas Motor Speedway where multiple tire failures took center stage. Martin Truex Jr., Kyle Larson and Ryan Newman were just a few of the big names taken out by Goodyear blowouts. When all was said and done, Kyle Busch …

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