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Only Yesterday: That One Time the All-Star Race Was Held at Atlanta

Nascar Cup Series

#12: Ryan Blaney, Team Penske, Wabash Ford Mustang, #9: Chase Elliott, Hendrick Motorsports, NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet Camaro, #18: Kyle Busch, Joe Gibbs Racing, M&M's Crunchy Cookie Toyota Camry, #45: Kurt Busch, 23XI Racing, Monster Energy Toyota Camry

The All-Star Race was originally supposed to rotate venues like it does now, but one trip to Atlanta changed that.

Only Yesterday: Daytona to NASCAR Title? Not So Fast

Nascar Cup Series

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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.

No Time to Get Complacent on Safety

Nascar Cup Series

#22: Joey Logano, Team Penske, Ford Mustang Shell Pennzoil #18: Kyle Busch, Joe Gibbs Racing, Toyota Camry M&M's

Twenty years ago – has it really been that long? Seems like it was just a week or maybe a year ago. Twenty years since we lost the biggest star in the history of the sport. Thankfully his death wasn’t in vain. The safety innovations that were brought to the sport in the months and …

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The Frontstretch 5: Best NASCAR Cup Seasons By Drivers Who Didn’t Win Championship

2008 Nascar Sprint Cup Series Texas

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1. 1985 Bill Elliott won plenty of races and money and even earned a couple really cool nicknames in 1985. But the big prize eluded the red-headed Georgia leadfoot that year. Elliott came into 1985 having won a total of four NASCAR Cup Series races during the previous two seasons, but proved to be almost …

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Beside the Rising Tide: If They Ain’t Cheering They Better Be Booing

2018 Kyle Busch Richmond Cup Monster Energy Nascar Cup Series

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Hey Boy Blue, can’t you hear all the noise? It’s for you, all the town’s waiting there. – Jeff Lynne It seems like ancient history now, but last week at Charlotte, Chase Elliott finally broke through with his first Cup win of 2020, shortly after edging out Kyle Busch for the Truck Series win at the same …

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Driver vs. Driver Classic Matchups: Dale Earnhardt vs. Jeff Gordon

1993 Talladega Cup Dale Earnhardt Jeff Gordon Racing Nigel Kinrade Nkp

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NASCAR’s last great rivalry couldn’t have been between two more different drivers. In one corner, there was Dale Earnhardt, the blue-collar Intimidator, who was flirting with Richard Petty’s all-time mark of seven championships in the early and mid-1990s. In the other, Wonderboy: Jeff Gordon, the polished and groomed youngster from California whose meteoric rise began …

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