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Denny Hamlin: Pocono Passing Wasn’t Hard, ‘It Was Impossible’

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Denny Hamlin is one of the best ever at Pocono Raceway, posting four wins at the Tricky Triangle. And he had another fast car in the Pocono 400 on Sunday afternoon (June 2), but was relegated to a sixth-place finish despite having top-five speed. “We ran really well,” Hamlin said. “Everyone in front of us …

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Tyler Reddick ‘Gives Away’ Xfinity Race At Pocono

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Tyler Reddick was on his way to his second NASCAR Xfinity Series win in a row and third in the last four races, until the last lap for the Pocono Green 250 on Saturday afternoon (June 1). Reddick pushed Cole Custer to the lead in overtime, then dove underneath the No. 00 in turn 1 …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR FanDuel Forecast: Pocono 400

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Filling out your daily fantasy NASCAR FanDuel roster could be a little trickier this week as the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to its Tricky Triangle: Pocono Raceway. Pocono is one of the most unique tracks on the NASCAR circuit, as the two-and-a-half mile track consists of only three turns that are all vastly …

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Natalie Decker: No Pressure To Replace Danica Patrick’s Void, No Longer Facing Sexism

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Natalie Decker is one of three females currently racing in a NASCAR national touring series, racing in DGR-Crosley’s No. 54 Toyota in the Gander Outdoors Trucks Series. The Eagle River, Wis. native is off to a rocky start in her rookie season. She’s had incidents that brought out a caution in four of the six …

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2-Headed Monster: Should Buying A Ride Be Outlawed?

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Some of the hype for this Sunday’s Indianapolis 500 was lost this past weekend when Formula 1 champion Fernando Alonso failed to qualify for the Greatest Spectacle in Racing. Alonso, a winner of the Monaco Grand Prix and 24 Hours of Le Mans, was impressive in his Indy 500 debut two years ago but will …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: 2019 Monster Energy All-Star Race at Charlotte

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The Headline(s): Kyle Larson is a million dollars richer. The California native won the Monster Energy Open, then raced his way up from 18th to win the Monster Energy All-Star Race on Saturday night (May 18) at Charlotte Motor Speedway. He became just the fourth driver all-time to win the All-Star Race after transferring from the …

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Bubba Wallace Follows Emotional Open Win With Top Five in All Star Race

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Bubba Wallace and Richard Petty Motorsports were off to a tumultuous start in 2019 — but a top five in the Monster Energy All-Star Race and a Monster Energy Open stage win might be the thing that saves their season and partnership. A few weeks ago, Wallace was very vocal about how depressing the situation …

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Kyle Busch Completes the Truck Series Sweep at Charlotte

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Kyle Busch has entered five Gander Outdoors Truck Series races this season — and he’s won five times. “[I] wish I could do more,” Busch said after emerging from his truck in Victory Lane. “Just can’t say enough about everybody at Kyle Busch Motorsports, everybody at Rowdy Manufacturing. This Cessna Tundra was awesome tonight; it …

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Clint Bowyer Wins All Star Pole, Daniel Hemric Tops Open Qualifying

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When the green flag waves for the Monster Energy All-Star Race, Clint Bowyer will lead the field to green. Bowyer posted an average speed of 136.371 mph to win the pole award on Friday night (May 17). Qualifying for the All-Star Race differs from qualifying for points races. Instead of being timed on one lap, …

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