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Joey Logano Holds Off Teammate for Las Vegas Win

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Brad Keselowski was the hunter and Joey Logano was the hunted Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. And in this hunt, it was Logano who survived the fight to score victory in Sunday’s (Mar. 3) Pennzoil 400. The Team Penske teammates jumped to the top two positions and held them for a 40-lap run to …

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Chris Buescher Finishes 9th With ‘Great Start’ to 2019

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(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Chris Buescher was the underdog driver of Sunday’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500, ripping his No. 37 JTG Daugherty Racing Chevrolet to a ninth-place finish at Atlanta Motor Speedway. In fact, both JTG cars were top-10 savvy, with teammate Ryan Preece running in 11th before crashing on pit road to end his day short. But …

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Best of the Rest: Johnny Sauter Finishes 2nd Behind Kyle Busch

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Though it was a Kyle Busch night in Saturday night’s Gander Outdoors Trucks Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Thorsport Racing and Johnny Sauter showed their cards. Running 1-2-3-4 at one point in the Ultimate Tailgating 200, it was Sauter who ended the night highest in the four-truck team, finishing second in his No. 13 …

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Tyler Reddick Manages Top 5 After Late Caution

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(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Tyler Reddick was on a charge in the closing moments of Saturday’s Rinnai 250 from Atlanta Motor Speedway. Despite Christopher Bell‘s annihilation up front, leading 142 of 163 laps, it was Reddick who was laying down the best laps and gaining ground for the race win behind the wheel of his No. 2 Richard Childress …

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Ty Dillon Kicks Off 2019 With Top 10 in Daytona 500

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Top 10s have never come easy for Germain Racing in their troublesome time in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. And for Ty Dillon, his entire Cup career prior to Sunday saw but one in 90 starts. He added another one to the list after finishing sixth in the Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway. …

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Chase Elliott: ‘At Least I Tried’

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(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

In what was a third of three single-file-dominated races in 2019 Speedweeks at Daytona International Speedway, Chase Elliott was one driver who refused the trend. Jumping out of line nearly twice a lap in the final 10 laps of racing in Thursday night’s Gander RV Duel at Daytona, Elliott’s No. 9 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet was …

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Dominating Clash Run Ends Sour for Paul Menard

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(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Starting from the pole position, Paul Menard was feeling bright despite the gray, foggy conditions that tormented Daytona International Speedway Sunday afternoon. The first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup race of 2019 left him with an excellent opportunity to win his first race since 2011. Making his fifth Advance Auto Parts Clash appearance, the Wood Brothers …

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2018 NASCAR Driver Reviews: Paul Menard

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(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Paul Menard was a quiet guy in 2018. For the new season, there was one story seen across multiple teams in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Veteran drivers in new rides. Specifically, underperforming veterans joining competitive teams, arguably of a higher caliber than their previous respectful homes. Though Aric Almirola would be considered the …

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2018 NASCAR Driver Reviews: AJ Allmendinger

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Photo: Danny Peters

If you followed Frontstretch‘s The Underdog House throughout the 2018 season, you would have seen AJ Allmendinger mentioned a time or two. After all, he topped the charts as our Underdog of the Race more times than any other driver. To be exact, the driver of the No. 47 JTG Daugherty Racing Chevrolet won the position 11 …

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Joey Logano Enjoys Family Moments in Championship Celebration

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(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

After arguably the most intense drive of his racing career, Joey Logano circled back to the basics atop the championship stage at Homestead-Miami Speedway. The hard drive saw the Team Penske man burst out to the lead with 12 laps to go and pull away from Martin Truex Jr. to score his first Monster Energy …

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