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Kyle Larson Wins the Drydene 400 At Dover, Advances to Round of 8

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At the conclusion of the 100th Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Dover International Speedway, it was Kyle Larson winning the special golden Miles the Monster trophy. It’s his first triumph in 75 races, besides the non-points win in this year’s All-Star Race in May. It locked the Chip Ganassi Racing driver into the …

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Did You Notice?: Bubba Wallace Putting NASCAR in a Tough Spot

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Did You Notice? … Bubba Wallace has a history of confrontations in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series? We’ll start with the now, what everyone’s still talking about three days after the Charlotte Motor Speedway ROVAL. Sunday’s incident (Sept. 29) with Alex Bowman was easily his most serious to date. The two drivers made contact multiple …

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The Big 6: Questions Answered After the 2019 Bank of America ROVAL 400

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Who… should you be talking about after the race? A lot of the talk going into this Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway’s ROVAL was about road course aces Martin Truex Jr. and Kyle Busch. It’s a duo who, with four wins apiece on road courses, certainly have earned their reputation. …

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Up to Speed: The Charlotte Motor Speedway ROVAL Delivers, Again

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Two years ago, when Charlotte Motor Speedway announced that its fall race would be held on something called a “ROVAL,” the decision was met with a fair amount of skepticism.  Would big, bulky stock cars put on a good show at an infield road course?  And was it really a good idea to have such …

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Ryan Blaney, Chase Elliott Top Saturday ROVAL Cup Series Practices

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In the two practice sessions after qualifying for the 2019 Bank of America Roval 400 at the Charlotte ROVAL, Ryan Blaney and Chase Elliott paced the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series field. Blaney led the first practice session Saturday (Sep. 28), and Elliott led the second practice session, the final practice session before the race …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR FanDuel Forecast: Bank of America ROVAL 400

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It’s a home race with a twist for most of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series teams this weekend, as the drivers will take to the Charlotte Motor Speedway ROVAL for the second time ever. The Bank of America ROVAL 400 will air on NBC on Sunday, Sept. 29, at 2:30 p.m. ET. The ROVAL …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: Bank of America ROVAL 400

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It’s ROVAL time y’all! The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series final race in the Round of 16 will take place at the Charlotte Motor Speedway road course on Sunday, Sept 29th at 2:30 p.m. ET. This weekend, as already seen in Friday’s practice, will be a tricky one for the drivers as this is still …

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The 12: NASCAR Power Rankings Federated Auto Parts 400 Edition

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In a throwback to the 1985 Indianapolis 500, Martin Truex Jr. did his best impression of Danny Sullivan’s “spin and win” as the New Jersian took the top step of the podium at Richmond Raceway for his second consecutive victory. Can Truex make it three-for-three in the first round of the playoffs this weekend at …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: 2019 Federated Auto Parts 400

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The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to its second race in the round of 16 at Richmond Raceway for the Federated Auto Parts 400. The race will kick off shortly after 7:30 p.m. ET Saturday, Sept 21 with television coverage from NBCSN. The D-shaped Virginian racetrack is just three-quarters of a mile in length. …

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4 Burning Questions: Is Daniel Hemric About to Replace Chris Buescher?

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What’s the latest Silly Season development? More Silly Season dominoes fell into place this week, with Richard Childress Racing announcing the departure of Daniel Hemric from the team. NEWS pic.twitter.com/t8qkuqrZl2 — RCR (@RCRracing) September 17, 2019 It has been a fairly rough Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series rookie season for Hemric. The 28-year-old from Kannapolis, …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: 2019 South Point 400

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“Playoffs? Don’t talk about playoffs!” Oh, but the playoffs are here for the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. The first race in their round of 16 is the South Point 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Sunday, Sept. 15 at 7 p.m. ET. TV coverage will be provided by NBCSN. It’s been two …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: 2019 Brickyard 400

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The Headline(s): A series of hard wrecks and hair-raising restarts made Sunday (Sept. 8) one of the wilder Brickyard 400s in recent memory. One of them involved Jimmie Johnson, whose spin in front of nearly the whole field ended his 15-year streak of NASCAR postseason appearances. Clint Bowyer and Ryan Newman were then able to …

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