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Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: 2019 Bojangles’ Southern 500

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After a week off, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series returns to racing this Labor Day weekend for the Bojangles’ Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway. Many cars will be decked out in special throwback paint schemes, honoring drivers and NASCAR’s history. It’s truly a special event. Part of what makes the weekend special is knowing …

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Kurt Busch, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Pace Cup Practices at Darlington

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The Monster Energy Cup Series drivers took to the track in a pair of practices preparing for Sunday’s (Sept. 1) Bojangles’ Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway. Kurt Busch led opening practice with a fast single-lap speed of 171.261 mph, while Ricky Stenhouse Jr. topped the final session, going 168.845 mph. First Practice Busch was over …

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NASCAR 101: Here Are the 2019 Darlington Throwback Schemes

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It’s that time of year again: the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and Xfinity Series return to Darlington Raceway for Labor Day weekend and its festivities, leading up to the Bojangles Southern 500 on Sunday, Sept. 1. This year, the theme throws back to the years 1990-1994, though some chose schemes outside that period. A …

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Entry List: Bojangles’ Southern 500

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Throwback weekend is finally here, and the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series teams announced their entries for Sunday’s (Sept. 1) Bojangles’ Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway. 39 cars are entered for the race, which means all will qualify, barring any changes. BJ McLeod, JJ Yeley and Garrett Smithley will drive cars Nos. 51, 52 and …

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Christopher Bell Earns 1st Xfinity Road Course Victory at Road America

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For one who doesn’t think himself to be a road course ringer, Christopher Bell proved he could conquer the right and left turns in the CTECH Manufacturing 180 at Road America. After starting the Xfinity Series race in 12th, Bell battled handling issues in the first stage but was able to make his way through …

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Todd Gilliland, Brett Moffitt Lead CTMP Truck Series Practices

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There was a lot of action across the Northern border where Todd Gilliland and Brett Moffitt topped the charts in Saturday’s (Aug. 24) NASCAR Gander Outdoors Series practice sessions. Gilliland posted a single-lap speed of 111.187 mph in opening practice at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, while Moffitt ran slightly faster in the final session with …

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AJ Allmendinger Nabs Xfinity Series Pole at Road America

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AJ Allmendinger posted the fastest lap in the final round of qualifying to win the pole for Saturday’s CTECH Manufacturing 180 at Road America. His lap speed of 109.792 mph was four tenths of a second faster than Monster Energy Series Cup regular Matt DiBenedetto, who will start on the front row beside Allmendinger. This …

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Christopher Bell Leads Xfinity Practices at Road America

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Christopher Bell found his stride as he led both Xfinity Series practice sessions for the CTECH Manufacturing 180 at Road America Friday (August 23). First Practice The Joe Gibbs Racing driver held the top speed of 108.559 mph in the first session, just ahead of Justin Allgaier in second (108.530 mph) and Austin Cindric in …

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Michael Self Wins 4th Race of 2019 in Overtime at Illinois State Fair

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On an afternoon of dirt-track racing at the Illinois State Fairgrounds, Michael Self came out on top and edged defending race winner Christian Eckes in overtime in the Allen Crowe 100. When the yellow flag came out on lap 95 for Ty Gibbs and Joe Graf Jr. tangling, Self held the lead over Corey Heim and …

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