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The Underdog House: Bubba Wallace Top Dog of the Ring in Atlanta

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The Setting Atlanta Motor Speedway has become iconic in its own way. No, it doesn’t hold the prestige of a Daytona 500. It doesn’t test the same amount of endurance as the Coca-Cola 600 does. Kissing the bricks is not seen there. And it doesn’t serve hot dogs as good as Martinsville Speedway’s. The place …

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The Underdog House: Erik Jones Leads Underdogs on Independence Day at Road America

Erik Jones stands next to his car before the 2021 spring Darlington Cup race Photo: NKP

Erik Jones (Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The Setting For the first time in 65 years, the NASCAR Cup Series took the green flag at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. The four-mile track hosted the fourth road course race of the season as the playoff stretch begins to heat up. Additionally, the Jockey Made in America 250 hosted practice and qualifying …

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The Underdog House: Trackhouse Racing, 23XI Racing Excel in Pocono Doubleheader

Daniel Suarez of Trackhouse Racing gets into his car at Charlotte Motor Speedway 2021 (Photo: NKP)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The Setting For Trackhouse Racing, 23XI Racing’s Success The NASCAR Cup Series headed to Long Pond, Penn. for the Pocono Raceway doubleheader, the second consecutive year the track has hosted back-to-back races. Drivers tackled a 325-miler on Saturday, June 26 and a 350-miler on Sunday, June 27. The Tricky Triangle presented two thrilling races, with …

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Entry List: 2021 CRC Brakleen 150

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(Photo: Chris Trotman/Getty Images/NASCAR Media)

The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series heads to the Pocono Mountains for the CRC Brakleen 150 at Pocono Raceway. It will mark the 13th race of the season for NASCAR’s tailgaters. Thirty-nine trucks are entered, meaning all will qualify, barring any entry list changes. Howie DiSavino III is entered in Jordan Anderson Racing’s No. 3 …

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Entry Lists: 2021 Pocono 325 & Pocono Mountains 350

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The NASCAR Cup Series arrives at the halfway point of the 2021 season for a doubleheader at Pocono Raceway. This will be the second consecutive year the Cup Series has hosted a doubleheader at the Tricky Triangle. Thirty-eight cars are entered for both races, guaranteeing each driver a spot, barring any last minute entry list …

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The Underdog House: Sweet Music for Daniel Suarez, NASCAR Underdogs in Nashville

Daniel Suarez Nashville Cup 2021 NASCAR race NKP (Tootsies sponsor)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The Setting The excitement, energy and enthusiasm of the NASCAR Cup Series heading to Nashville Superspeedway was felt all week across NASCAR Nation. For the first time in 37 years, the Cup tour was stopping in Music City to race the 1.33-mile Nashville Superspeedway on Father’s Day. (I’d like to wish all the Dads out …

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