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Kurt Busch, Martin Truex, Jr. Pace Saturday Sprint Cup Practices

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NASCAR Sprint Cup teams had two chances to get it right Saturday with a pair of practice sessions for Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600, NASCAR’s longest race of the season. Kurt Busch paced the morning edition with a top speed of 191.002 mph.  Jimmie Johnson, whose seven Charlotte wins rank as most …

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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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JGR Sweeps Top 3 in Dover Sprint Cup Practice No. 2

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Just after 9:30 a.m. Saturday morning Sprint Cup teams took to Dover International Speedway for 50 minutes of practice on the high-banked oval.  The fastest laps of the session were determined in the first couple of minutes, when the track was its coolest and had the most shade. Kyle Busch …

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The 10: NASCAR Power Rankings Pre-Monster Mile

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 Saturday was an interesting night at Kansas Speedway. Martin Truex, Jr. dominated nearly the entire race just to fall victim to circumstances outside of his control once again. Denny Hamlin and Brad Keselowski threw their races away going for broke in the late stages. Ryan Blaney drove the kind of …

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