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Cole Custer Utilizes Last-Lap Pass on Tyler Reddick to Win Xfinity at Pocono

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It looked like Cole Custer was going to give away a win after he dominated more than three quarters of the Pocono 250 at Pocono Raceway. Then Tyler Reddick got loose and Custer took advantage.   “It was pretty unbelievable,” said Custer in Victory Lane. “Tyler (Reddick) gave me a real run for my money …

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The 12: NASCAR Power Rankings Coca-Cola 600 Edition

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The greatest day in motorsports has come and gone as the Monaco GP, Indy 500 and Coca-Cola 600 were all completed this past Sunday. The longest race of the season for the NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series was, unlike the last two years, a caution-filled race that featured multiple drivers battling for the lead. When …

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The 12: NASCAR Power Rankings All-Star Race Edition

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After a wild back and forth race, Kyle Larson broke his winless streak (even if it didn’t technically count since it’s a non-points paying race) and went to a Victory Lane to win the trophy and the $1 million prize. The real question, however, is how far did Larson move up in the rankings this …

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Sheldon Creed Joins JR Motorsports For Xfinity Debut at Daytona

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For the second straight superspeedway race, JR. Motorsports will be having a fresh face behind the wheel. Sheldon Creed, a regular in the Gander Outdoor Truck Series, will be making his Xfinity Series debut at Daytona International Speedway for JR Motorsports in the Firecracker 250 at Daytona International Speedway on July 5. Creed, the reigning …

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Aric Almirola, Daniel Hemric, Austin Dillon Lead All Star Practices at Charlotte

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Aric Almirola, Daniel Hemric and Austin Dillon led the three practice sessions at Charlotte Motor Speedway in preparation for Saturday’s Monster Energy Open and All-Star Race. In the first practice, which was combined, Almirola led the brigade with a lap of 181.360 mph. His Stewart-Haas Racing teammates Kevin Harvick and Clint Bowyer were second and …

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Jimmie Johnson Leads Final Practice at Dover

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Jimmie Johnson led the one and only practice session on Saturday (May 4) afternoon at Dover International Speedway after the first practice session was cancelled after fog rolled in overnight and into the morning hours. Johnson, who has a 69-race winless streak, is trying to extend his all-time wins lead at Dover with his 12th …

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Kurt Busch Leads First 2019 Gander RV 400 Practice At Dover

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Under cloudy and foggy skies at Dover International Speedway, Kurt Busch led the lone Friday practice session Friday (May 3) for the 2019 Gander RV 400. Busch pulled off a lap at 168.444 mph. That’s around four mph faster than the track record qualifying speed set by Brad Keselowski back in 2014. Busch, who ran …

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Ryan Sieg Returning to Truck Series at Dover

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For the first time since 2015, Ryan Sieg will be truck racing and this time around, he will be pulling double duty. Sieg, who drives full time for family team RSS Racing in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, will drive Reaume Brothers Racing’s No. 33 in the Gander Outdoors Truck Series race at Dover International Speedway, …

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Kyle Benjamin, Niece Motorsports Team for 7 Races

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Kyle Benjamin will drive the No. 45 truck for seven races with Niece Motorsports in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series, the team announced Monday (April 29). The first race on the schedule for the youngster is at Texas Motor Speedway on June 7. “Kyle has been successful in everything he’s run,” Niece general manager …

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NASCAR makes changes after first practice at Talladega

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NASCAR announced two changes following Friday’s first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice session at Talladega Superspeedway after 21 cars topped 200 MPH in the first of two sessions. The first change is that NASCAR is having teams add a one-inch wicker to the top of the spoiler, which should slow the single-car speeds. #NASCAR …

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