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5 Points to Ponder: Milestones, Memories and Way Back When

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ONE: Four To Go We have just four races to go before the start of the 2016 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. We begin at Bristol Motor Speedway (more on this below) before the second trip of the season to Michigan International Speedway. Then it’s Darlington Raceway for a second …

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Who’s Hot and Who’s Not: NASCAR’s Right-Turn, Left-Turn Edition

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There was a time when the two road races on the NASCAR Sprint Cup schedule were like sideshows, separate from the main event and not exactly fan favorites.  Drivers who had limited road course experience simply struggled to survive. But after the last few seasons of weaker competition on ovals, …

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Martin Truex, Jr. Paces Opening Practice at Watkins Glen

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In the opening practice of the second and final road course race of the season, Toyota led the way for the opening practice session of the weekend, like the manufacturer has plenty of times this season. At Watkins Glen International, Martin Truex, Jr. led the way at 126.883 mph during the first practice. …

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Martin Truex, Jr. Signs Contract Extension with Furniture Row Racing

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Late Thursday evening, Furniture Row Racing announced that driver Martin Truex, Jr. has signed an extension to remain with the team through 2018. This season, Truex has led a series-high and career-high 1,005 laps through the first 21 laps, including the most dominant performance in NASCAR history, leading 592 miles during …

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