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Tyler Reddick Tames The Monster Mile; Makes a Statement in 2015 Lucas Oil 200

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Tyler Reddick did not flinch when he went toe-to-toe with the Monster Mile in the closing laps of Friday’s Lucas Oil 200 at Dover International Speedway. On a day filled with destroyed fenders, bent tempers and gigantic blunders, Reddick tracked down Erik Jones with eight laps to go to grab his second career Camping World …

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Should Carl Edwards Really Be Worry-Free With a Win?

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Carl Edwards would happily compare Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600 victory at Charlotte Motor Speedway to the weight of a gorilla lifting off his back. The Sprint Cup Series veteran can now say he is virtually locked into the 2015 Chase for the championship with Joe Gibbs Racing and can have fun racing instead of scrambling for …

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Darrell Wallace Jr., Ty Dillon Talk Cup Plans for 2015

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Two strong Xfinity Series talents will see limited time in the Sprint Cup Series in the next couple years. In the case of Darrell Wallace Jr., he has no plans for Sprint Cup racing in 2015, but Ty Dillon already has a couple starts under his belt for Richard Childress Racing. It was recently announced that …

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Chris Buescher Turns 3-Wide Move Into 2015 3M 250 Victory at Iowa

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It just isn’t over till it’s over. Chris Buescher had a perfect restart and two fresh tires during a first attempt at a green-white-checkered finish to win his second Xfinity Series race at Iowa Speedway – a race that had big opportunity on the line with no Sprint Cup regulars in the field. “We knew …

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Brennan Poole Retaliates Against JJ Yeley at Iowa; Parked by NASCAR

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In racing, short track tempers are always just a step away from boiling over. The NASCAR Xfinity Series is no exception, and on Sunday, it didn’t take long. During the 3M 250 at Iowa Speedway, rookie Brennan Poole intentionally turned JJ Yeley into the outside wall on lap 152. The contact was retaliation after Yeley accidentally wrecked …

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Joey Logano Wins 4th Pole of Season for 2015 Spongebob Squarepants 400 at Kansas

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It’s nice to be yellow in Kansas Speedway. For the Spongebob Squarepants 400 at Kansas Speedway, Joey Logano’s yellow No. 22 Ford posted a lap of 28.067 seconds (192.397 mph) to win his fourth pole of 2015 and first at Kansas. “We kind of swung for the fence there on the last round and the …

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Did You Notice? Consistency, Hello Underdogs & Quick Hits

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Did You Notice? That Richard Petty Motorsports had both drivers – Sam Hornish Jr. and Aric Almirola – finish in the top 15 in Sunday’s GEICO 500 at Talladega? For Almirola, the consistent top-20 finish is nothing new. Through 10 races in 2015, the No. 43 Ford has only one finish worse than 20th (26th at …

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Holds On For 6th Talladega Victory in 2015 GEICO 500

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. winning at Talladega Superspeedway is a big deal. Not just for  sponsor Nationwide, but as the sport’s most popular driver. Leading a race-high 67 laps, Earnhardt led Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jimmie Johnson to checkered flag in Sunday’s GEICO 500. “This is really emotional,” Earnhardt told FOX in Victory Lane. “I haven’t won …

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The Big One Swallows 14 Cars Early at Talladega

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They say it’s only a matter of time until the Big One hits at Talladega Superspeedway. On lap 45 of Sunday’s GEICO 500, a small aero-loose scenario between Trevor Bayne and Kurt Busch sparked a massive accident on the backstretch, swallowing up 14 drivers. “When the [No.] 27 went around us on the top there …

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Kurt Busch Closes the Deal at Richmond, Wins 1st Race of 2015

Kurt Busch is back and perhaps better than ever. For the 26th time in his Sprint Cup Series career and second at Richmond International Raceway, Busch drove to Victory Lane for the Toyota Owners 400, snapping a 35-race winless drought. “It’s an incredible feeling,” Busch told FOX in Victory Lane. “It’s a total team effort …

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