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Jimmie Johnson Goes to Backup Car After Practice Crash

(Photo: Zach Catanzaresi)

A largely unpredictable race on the newly-repaved Kentucky Speedway just became even less predictable for Jimmie Johnson. The six-time Sprint Cup Series champion will be forced to a backup car after crashing his primary machine in second practice for Saturday’s Quaker State 400. Running his 17th lap of the session, …

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Double Take: New Kentucky Surface Could Lead to Troubles for Past Winners

(Photo: Aaron Bearden, Frontstretch)

NASCAR is heading to a brand-new track this weekend: Kentucky Speedway. OK, it’s not new in the sense that teams have never been to the facility before, but in the fact that the track itself has undergone a huge renovation in the past year. Gone is the old asphalt, bumpy …

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Daily NASCAR Fantasy: Drafting Your Daytona Lineup (Coke Zero 400)

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The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series returns to Daytona International Speedway Saturday, July 2nd for the Coke Zero 400. Daytona marks the first repeat track on the 2016 Sprint Cup Series schedule. Tony Stewart’s victory at Sonoma last week put more pressure on winless drivers looking to earn a Chase bid. …

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