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The 12: NASCAR Power Rankings Ticket Guardian 500 Edition

Kyle Busch has asserted himself as the prominent headline of NASCAR over the last several weeks as his quest to reach 200 victories across all three of NASCAR’s national series draws ever closer. After his romping victory in the Ticket Guardian 500, will the winning tradition continue throughout the season? Despite phenomenal outings at Atlanta …

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The 12: NASCAR Power Rankings Pennzoil 400 Edition

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Defending champion Joey Logano held off his Team Penske teammate Brad Keselowski to claim the win in the Pennzoil 400. Is the duo of Logano and Keselowski the ones to beat as NASCAR transitions to the new aero package era? After another spectacular weekend which included the capture of two checkered flags, is Kyle Busch …

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Elliott Sadler Competing in 2 Xfinity Races for Kaulig Racing

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Elliott Sadler is coming out of retirement to compete for Kaulig Racing in two races this season in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. The 43-year-old will pilot the No. 10 Chevrolet at Richmond Raceway this spring and atLas Vegas Motor Speedway in the fall, the team announced Thursday, Feb. 28. Nutrien Agriculture Solutions will sponsor the …

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The 12: NASCAR Power Rankings Folds of Honor Quik Trip 500 Edition

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Brad Keselowski found some Atlanta magic as he was able to use the new highly anticipated aero package to his advantage. While there are still many unknowns to figure out with the new package, does Keselowski’s victory suggest he is the favorite with the new rules? After earning his first pole in six years, is …

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The 12: NASCAR Power Rankings Daytona 500 Edition

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A crash-marred Daytona 500 saw Denny Hamlin survive the carnage to claim his second Daytona 500 win. After ending his long winless streak, is Hamlin poised for a championship run? After nearly winning the Great American Race, can Kyle Busch and Joey Logano put their Daytona disappointment behind them? Although Jimmie Johnson did not make very …

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Chase Elliott Racing in Daytona Xfinity Event for JR Motorsports

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Chase Elliott will drive the No. 8 for JR Motorsports in the NASCAR Xfinity Series season opener at Daytona International Speedway, the team announced Thursday, Feb. 7. No stranger to the series, the 2014 Xfinity Series champion will carry sponsorship from AfterShokz in the NASCAR Racing Experience 300 on Feb. 16. “This is more than …

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Niece Motorsports Nabs Timothy Peters for First 3 Truck Races

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Timothy Peters will pilot Niece Motorsports’ No. 44 Chevrolet Silverado for the first three races of the 2019 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series, the team announced Thursday, Jan. 31. Peters will carry sponsorship backing from the Friends of Jaclyn Foundation for the season-opening NextEra Energy 250 at  Daytona International Speedway on Feb. 15. Additional sponsorship …

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2018 NASCAR Driver Reviews: David Ragan

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For David Ragan, 2018 was defined by overachievement. In his fifth season driving for Front Row Motorsports, the mantra for Ragan’s year was all about making more with only limited resources. With FRM on a limited budget, the expectations were the same as 2017: just be consistent and bring the car home in one piece. …

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2018 NASCAR Driver Reviews: Ty Dillon

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If there one thing missing for Ty Dillon in 2018, it was speed, something Dillon himself was vocal about. Entering his sophomore season, Dillon hopped to improve upon his rookie numbers from 2017 and avoid a slump. Even with an alliance with Richard Childress Racing, Dillon and his small single-car Germain Racing team had to …

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