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Thinkin’ Out Loud: 2021 Ally 400 at Nashville

Kyle Larson holds up the Ally 400 trophy at Nashville Superspeedway. (Photo: NKP)

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What happened? Kyle Larson won the Ally 400 at Nashville Superspeedway on Sunday (June 20) after another incredible performance for his third consecutive points-race win (fourth counting the All-Star Race).  Ross Chastain, William Byron, Aric Almirola and Kevin Harvick rounded out the top-five finishers. Charlotte: Kyle LarsonSonoma: Kyle Larson All-Star Race: Kyle Larson@NashvilleSuperS: Kyle Larson@KyleLarsonRacin …

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Kyle Larson Wins 3rd Straight Points Race, Triumphs in NASCAR’s Debut in Nashville

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Sunday (June 20) marked the first time the NASCAR’s Cup Series visited Nashville Superspeedway, holding the Ally 400 on a sunny, hot afternoon in the Music City. It might’ve been a new venue, but in the words of Talking Heads’ “Once in a Lifetime,” it was the “same as it ever was” with Kyle Larson …

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Frontstretch 2-Minute Drill: Ally 400 at Nashville

2021 Nashville Cup Aric Almirola car NKP

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Sunday (June 20) marks the third of five tracks that the NASCAR Cup Series will visit for the first time in 2021. Bristol Dirt and Circuit of the Americas have passed while Road America and the Indianapolis road course lie ahead, but this weekend features a trip to the Music City for a 400-mile race …

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Sweet Sound of Victory: Kyle Busch Bags 100th Xfinity Win

2021 Nashville NXS Kyle Busch burnout NKP

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Before this weekend, one of the most ingrained memories linking Kyle Busch and Nashville Superspeedway together was the smashing of a victory lane trophy to smithereens following a victory at the track located on the outskirts of Nashville, Tenn.  He carved up another one on Saturday afternoon (June 19) in the Tennessee Lottery 250, demolishing …

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Kyle Busch Nabs 70th Career Xfinity Pole at Nashville

2021 Nashville NXS Kyle Busch car NKP

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Kyle Busch carried momentum into today’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Nashville Superspeedway, posting a fast lap time of 30.42 seconds to win his 70th career pole in the series. After winning at Texas Motor Speedway last week, Busch took the No. 54 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota to 157.396 mph in a single lap. Team …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: 2021 Ally 400 at Nashville

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For the first time in NASCAR Cup Series history, teams will take on Nashville Superspeedway. Let’s get your NASCAR DraftKings lineups ready for Sunday’s (June 20) race! Nashville is a 1.33-mile, D-shaped oval made of concrete and hasn’t been raced on in any NASCAR national series since 2011. NASCAR put down a resin on the …

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Kyle Busch Leads Xfinity Practice at Nashville

Kyle Busch car at Xfinity practice at COTA

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Kyle Busch was fastest in Friday’s (June 18) NASCAR Xfinity Series practice at Nashville Superspeedway. Busch posted a single lap speed of 155.728 mph, a full 1 mph faster than his Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Harrison Burton. AJ Allmendinger was third quickest, going 154.462 mph; a third JGR driver, Daniel Hemric, went 154.287 mph. Austin …

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Eyes On Xfinity: Keep the Rowdy Show Going With Kyle Busch

2021 Texas Xfinity Kyle Busch Justin Allgaier pack racing NKP

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The good news for those wary of Kyle Busch going for wins in the NASCAR Xfinity Series? He is only scheduled to race in three more NXS races this year. The bad? The next one is this weekend at Nashville Superspeedway, one week after getting win No. 99 in the series. We’re very close to …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: 2021 NASCAR All-Star Race at Texas

2021 Texas all Star Race Kyle Larson Burnout NKP

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What happened? Kyle Larson won the NASCAR All-Star Race at Texas on Sunday (June 13) after a bold pass for the lead in the final round. Brad Keselowski, Chase Elliott, Joey Logano and Ryan Blaney rounded out the top-five finishers. YUNG MONEY LARSON.@KyleLarsonRacin wins for the third week in a row, winning the #AllStarRace for …

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Kyle Larson Victorious for Third Straight Weekend, Wins All-Star Race in Texas

2021 Cup All Star Texas Kyle Larson Burnout Nkp

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Kyle Larson continued his reign over the NASCAR Cup Series on Sunday (June 13) night, by winning claiming the 2021 All-Star Race and claiming two of the six segments at Texas Motor Speedway amid another night of Hendrick Motorsports domination. Larson led 17 laps overall through three inversions and battles throughout the pack, winning his …

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Frontstretch 2-Minute Drill: All-Star Open & All-Star Race at Texas

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Texas may have lost one of its points-paying dates, but it gained one of NASCAR’s landmark events for 2021 in the form of the June 13 All-Star festivities. Eligibility for the annual race, long held at Charlotte Motor Speedway before moving to Bristol Motor Speedway in 2020 and then to the Lone Star State, is …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Kyle Busch Wins 10th Texas Xfinity Race

2021 Xfinity Texas Kyle Busch Victory Lane (Credit: NKP)

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It was a hot day in the NASCAR Xfinity Series’ ALSCO Uniforms 250 at Texas Motor Speedway, the hottest race in series history at the 1.5-mile track. Kyle Busch fought for the lead on most of the restarts in the race, ultimately holding off Justin Allgaier in overtime to take his 10th Xfinity win at …

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