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2-Headed Monster: Should NASCAR Playoff Drivers Be Raced Differently Than the Rest of the Field?

Denny Hamlin Chase Briscoe NASCAR Texas 2021

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Drivers participating in NASCAR’s playoffs are frustrated by drivers who are outside that realm. It’s been a common theme since the postseason began. Last weekend (Oct. 17) at Texas Motor Speedway, an incident between Denny Hamlin and Chase Briscoe has grabbed headlines and even spilled over on social media this week. This is the 17th …

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Brandon Jones Staying With Joe Gibbs Racing in 2022

Brandon Jones smiling

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Brandon Jones will remain with Joe Gibbs Racing in the 2022 NASCAR Xfinity Series season, the team announced Wednesday (Oct. 20). Crew chief Jeff Meendering will also stay on as his crew chief, while Menards is sponsoring the full year for the No. 19. Jones has competed full time in Xfinity since 2016; he ran …

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Christian Lundgaard Racing for Rahal Letterman Lanigan in 2022

Takuma Sato practicing at Detroit

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Christian Lundgaard is competing for Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing in the No. 30 car starting in the 2022 NTT IndyCar Series season, the team announced Oct. 20. It’s part of a multi-year agreement for the Denmark native. Lundgaard ran for the team at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course earlier this year and finished 12th …

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Daniel Hemric on Pole for Kansas Xfinity Race

Daniel Hemric at 2021 NASCAR Xfinity race at Atlanta Motor Speedway NKP

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Daniel Hemric will roll off from the pole in the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Kansas Speedway Saturday (Oct. 23). He drove his No. 18 Toyota of Joe Gibbs Racing to second behind teammate John Hunter Nemechek at Texas Motor Speedway last week. Austin Cindric begins in second on the front row with Hemric, while …

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Kyle Larson Rolls Off From Cup Pole at Kansas

#5: Kyle Larson, Hendrick Motorsports, Chevrolet Camaro HendrickCars.com celebrates winning the Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500 at Texas (NKP).

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Only three races are left in the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season. Kyle Larson is on the pole for Sunday’s (Oct. 24) event at Kansas Speedway. The No. 5 Hendrick Motorsports pilot dominated at Texas Motor Speedway last week and secured a spot in the Championship 4. Team Penske’s Ryan Blaney and Brad Keselowski will …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: 2021 Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500

Kyle Busch’s No. 18 Skittles Zombies car of Joe Gibbs Racing at 2020 fall Texas NASCAR Cup race, NKP

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Yeehaw! The NASCAR Cup Series travels to the Lone Star State for the first playoff race in the Round of 8. Let’s round up drivers to fill your daily fantasy NASCAR DraftKings roster for Sunday’s (Oct. 17) race at Texas Motor Speedway. After a wild event at the Charlotte Motor Speedway ROVAL, teams get back …

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William Byron, Liberty University Maintains Partnership Through 2026

#24: William Byron, Hendrick Motorsports, Chevrolet Camaro Liberty University, 2021 fall Richmond playoff NASCAR Cup race

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William Byron’s No. 24 Chevrolet of Hendrick Motorsports will continue to have Liberty University on the hood for several NASCAR Cup Series races, as the school renewed its sponsorship for five more years, the team announced Oct. 15. The agreement is for 12 races each year through 2026. Liberty first sponsored Byron in 2018 at …

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