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Matt DiBenedetto Scores Another Top 10, Seeks Solid Ending with Leavine

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The main focus of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series was the playoffs on Sunday afternoon (Oct. 6), but meanwhile, Matt DiBenedetto continued his Cinderella season at Dover International Speedway. DiBenedetto finished seventh at The Monster Mile for his seventh top 10 of the season — all coming in the past 15 races. The seven top …

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Distraction-Free Alex Bowman Powers to 3rd at Dover

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Alex Bowman was the center of attention in NASCAR for much of the past two weeks for incidents he has with Austin Dillon and Bubba Wallace. But he hasn’t been distracted at all and finished third at Dover International Speedway on Sunday afternoon (Oct. 6). The finish, combined with bad luck from playoff competitors Chase …

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Michael Annett’s Breakout Season Continues, Advances to Round of 8

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Michael Annett may just be the most improved driver in all of NASCAR in 2019. The eight-year Xfinity Series veteran finished sixth at Dover International Speedway on Saturday afternoon (Oct. 5) to continue his playoff run and clinch his spot in the Round of 8. “Definitely a ton of relief,” Annett said. “I obviously have …

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Denny Hamlin Drives to Dover Pole

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Denny Hamlin was the fastest man in town on Saturday afternoon, winning the pole in Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series qualifying at Dover International Speedway. Hamlin turned a lap in 21.559 seconds with an average speed of 166.984 miles per hour. “We never thought we would run a 21.50 [second lap] by any stretch of the …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR FanDuel Forecast: Drydene 400

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The stars of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series head to Dover, Del., this weekend for the Drydene 400 at Dover International Speedway. The playoffs are heating up, as this race marks the start of the Round of 12. Catch the race on NBCSN on Sunday, Oct. 6, at 2:30 p.m. ET. Dover — appropriately …

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Timmy Hill Talks Hattori Partnership, Life as an Owner/Driver

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Timmy Hill has been in NASCAR since 2011, but this season may be one of the most important ones in his career. Hill has driven for Carl Long‘s MBM Motorsports since 2016, competing in both the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup and Xfinity series. MBM cut back on its Cup schedule in 2019 — it’s only …

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Ryan Newman Fails to Advance to Round of 12, Sets Sights on 5th

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The Cinderella story of the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs finally came to an end at Sunday (Sept. 29) at Charlotte Motor Speedway’s ROVAL. Ryan Newman, who put Roush Fenway Racing’s No. 6 Ford in the playoffs for the first time since 2006, came just shy of advancing to the Round of 12. …

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Alex Labbe Scores Career-Best Finish at Charlotte ROVAL

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NASCAR Xfinity Series playoff contenders and road course ringer AJ Allmendinger may have dominated the headlines of Saturday afternoon’s (Sept. 28) race at Charlotte Motor Speedway’s ROVAL. But behind them, Canadian Alex Labbe laid a foundation for his future with a sixth-place finish. It was the St. Albert, Quebec native’s career-best Xfinity result and just …

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Playoff Drivers Christopher Bell & Chase Briscoe Feud After Late-Race Incidents

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The NASCAR Xfinity Series playoffs got a lot more interesting on Saturday evening (Sept. 28). In the late laps of the Drive for the Cure 250 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway, two incidents happened that ruined any shot Chase Briscoe and Christopher Bell had at a win. Both drivers led early in the event — …

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Chase Briscoe Wins Xfinity Pole for Charlotte ROVAL

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Chase Briscoe‘s chances in NASCAR Xfinity Series playoffs just got a boost. The defending Charlotte Motor Speedway ROVAL winner won the pole in his return to the course on Saturday afternoon (Sept. 28). Briscoe posted a lap of 100.346 miles per hour, just barely edging out Tyler Reddick (100.328 mph). Austin Cindric (100.181 mph), Cole Custer …

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