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Daily Fantasy NASCAR FanDuel Forecast: Bojangles’ Southern 500

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It’s crown jewel time. After a week off, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to Darlington, S.C., for one of its most prestigious races of the year — the 2019 Bojangles’ Southern 500. The race will take place on Sunday, Sept. 1, at 6 p.m. NBCSN will air the event. A big race needs …

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2-Headed Monster: Should the Truck Series Go to Canada?

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Only 28 trucks are entered for the Gander Outdoors Truck Series race at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park this weekend, which means for just the second time this season, the series won’t have a full 32-truck field. The only other occasion was at Kansas Speedway in May. That leads to this week’s debate: should the Truck …

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Daniel Suarez Continues Playoff Push with Bristol Top 10

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Daniel Suarez didn’t set the world on fire in the Bass Pro Shops/NRA Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway, but he quietly finished eighth on Saturday night (Aug. 18) — moving himself above the playoff cutline. “A very solid day for the No. 41,” Suarez said. “I feel like we had a top-10 car the …

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Clint Bowyer Has ‘Rebound Weekend’ at Bristol

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The 2019 season, prior to the Bass Pro Shops/NRA Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway, had not been kind to Clint Bowyer. Good fortune finally turned Bowyer’s way on Saturday night (Aug. 17), and he came away with seventh place. “All in all, it’s a good weekend for us,” Bowyer said. “It was kind of …

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Timmy Hill Matches Career Best in MBM’s & Hattori’s Collaboration Debut

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

When the checkered flag waived for the Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway on Friday night (Aug. 16), no one expected to see Timmy Hill in the top 10. And yet, there he was. Hill survived the carnage of the night and finished seventh, matching his career-best finish in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. He’s …

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Gray Gaulding Has Best Short Track Finish with Support of MVP Quarterback

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Gray Gaulding survived a wild night in his most unique paint scheme to date to finish sixth in the Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway on Friday night (Aug. 16). While the run wasn’t Gaulding’s career-best NASCAR Xfinity Series finish — he was runner-up at Talladega Superspeedway earlier this season — it was his …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR FanDuel Forecast: Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race

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(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

It’s short track racing under the lights, the way racing is meant to be, for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series this weekend. The tour heads to Bristol Motor Speedway for the Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race on Saturday, Aug. 19. TV coverage will be provided by NBCSN. It wouldn’t be a race at …

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Massie’s Minute: Was Removing Matt DiBenedetto the Right Move?

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The business side of racing sucks sometimes, and that was certainly the case on Thursday morning (Aug. 15) when Matt DiBenedetto announced Leavine Family Racing was not bringing him back for a second season. It was an unpopular move, as DiBenedetto is loved by many fans. But it was an equally impossible situation, as there …

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Stanton Barrett: From Burt Reynolds’ Swimming Pool to Watkins Glen’s Inner Loop

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(Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Newer NASCAR fans might not be familiar with Stanton Barrett, but they absolutely should be. Not only has he competed in over 200 races in the top three national series, but he’s also worked as a stuntman on some of the highest-grossing movies, including Spider-Man, Jurassic Park III, Batman & Robin, Logan, and most recently …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR FanDuel Forecast: Consumers Energy 400

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The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series makes its second stop of this season at Michigan International Speedway this weekend, which makes filling out your daily fantasy NASCAR roster just a little bit easier — but it’s still not easy. The Consumers Energy 400 is Sunday, Aug. 11, and TV coverage is provided by NBCSN. In …

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