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Double Take: Michigan Success in June Doesn’t Lead to Cup Titles

(Photo: Mike Neff)

Want to win the Sprint Cup championship this season? Don’t win this weekend at Michigan. That’s right – don’t win. Super counterintuitive, I know. Today’s NASCAR is all about winning. Win to make the Chase. Win to appease sponsors. Win to advance in the Chase. And win to take home …

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Friday Faceoff: What Should NASCAR Change About the All-Star Race?

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The All-Star Race was met with mixed reactions. Should NASCAR try the same format next season or opt for one that’s easier to understand? Dustin Albino, Contributor: The concept was good, but the execution was awful. If it weren’t for Jamie McMurray cutting his tire causing a caution, I don’t …

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Kurt Busch Paces Opening Coca-Cola 600 Practice

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Kurt Busch led the only Coca-Cola 600 practice prior to qualifying Thursday evening for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, posting a speed of 192.843 mph. Though he was two mph slower than last year’s pole speed, the 2010 Coca-Cola 600 winner was over two-tenths of a second faster than the second-quickest driver, …

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