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Regan Smith Charges to Monstrous Victory in 2015 Hisense 200 at Dover


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Sometimes, it all just comes together. When Elliott Sadler took two tires for the final restart on lap 118, a chance was taken as rain dropped seconds later, freezing the field under red flag. When the 30-minute red flag was lifted, however, Regan Smith pushed Sadler clear of the field and passed him eight laps …

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Kasey Kahne, Kevin Harvick Top Short 2015 AAA 400 Practices in Dover


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Sprint Cup Series teams wasted no time when the green waved for the start of the first 17-minute practice session in preparation for Sunday’s AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway, the final event of the Challenger Round. The shortened session saw Kasey Kahne top the boards at 22.429 seconds (160.506 mph). Carl Edwards was only 0.009 …

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Drivers Express Thoughts on Tony Stewart Retirement

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When the checkered flag drops at Homestead-Miami Speedway in 2016, the smoke will finally fade into the Florida sky as Tony Stewart will hang up the helmet on his Hall of Fame NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career. Naturally following a career spanning three different decades is accolades, support and a whole lot of down time …

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Friday On-Track Activities Cancelled at Dover


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It seems Miles the Monster is no match for Hurricane Joaquin. Due to strong, steady rain throughout Friday afternoon, all on-track activity, including qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and the season finale for the K&N Pro Series East, has been cancelled at Dover International Speedway. Sunday’s Sprint Cup AAA 400 will line up …

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Denny Hamlin Wins 2015 400 at Chicagoland; Advances to Round 2 in Chase

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The 2015 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup championship started off with a bang at Chicagoland Speedway. For Denny Hamlin, it was a surprise victory as the Joe Gibbs Racing driver stayed out under the final caution to grab the lead from Jeff Gordon on old tires and win for the second time in 2015. …

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Matt Kenseth Reigns in 2015 Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond; Chase Field Set

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There was simply no catching the No. 20 Toyota of Matt Kenseth Saturday at Richmond International Raceway. The outside-polesitter grabbed the top spot from Joey Logano on lap 15 and went on to hold the lead for 352 of 400 laps to win the Federated Auto Parts 400 – his fourth win of 2015 and 35th …

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Michael McDowell Hits Safety Truck Under Caution in Richmond

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Richmond has a way of bringing out some odd moments – remember the fence climber last year? However, this odd moment took place on track as Michael McDowell swerved and hit a NASCAR safety truck during a lap 290 caution in Saturday night’s Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway,. All crew men aboard …

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Carl Edwards Wins Dramatic, Old-School 2015 Southern 500

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A record-breaking night at Darlington Raceway ended with Carl Edwards grabbing his first checkered flag in the Southern 500, followed by his traditional back flip on the frontstretch. The Joe Gibbs Racing driver took advantage of a stellar late pit stop by his crew to lead the final restart with eight laps remaining, gapping teammate …

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Tracking The Trucks: 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 250 at Bowmanville

BOWMANVILLE, ON - AUGUST 30: Erik Jones, driver of the #4 Toyota Toyota, races with Cole Custer, driver of the #00 Haas Automation Chevrolet, during the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Chevrolet Silverado 250 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park on August 30, 2015 in Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/NASCAR via Getty Images)

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In a Nutshell: Left turns, right turns, beating and banging, and one of the brightest talents in NASCAR snatching the victory. Erik Jones held off the road-racing expert Alex Tagliani to celebrate in Victory Lane for the second time in 2015 and sixth time in his Camping World Truck Series career. Matt Crafton’s fight for a …

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Erik Jones Grabs 1st Road-Course Win in 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 250 in Canada

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Erik Jones won the Chevrolet Silverado 250 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park after Alex Tagliani – chasing him for the win on the final lap – lost fourth gear and fell to fifth. Leading 19 laps around the 2.459-mile road course, Jones won for the second time in 2015, and sixth time in his Camping World …

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