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Truckin’ Thursdays: Justin Fontaine Hanging Up His Helmet at Season’s End

When the checkered flag flies over the season finale at Homestead-Miami, it will also mark the indefinite end of Justin Fontaine‘s motorsports career, “barring a major influx of sponsorship funds.” Fontaine becomes the latest driver to hang up his helmet across the sport in recent years after “careful consideration” that …

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Pace Laps: The NASCAR Horseshoe Goes To… Brad Keselowski

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: A New Horseshoe In Town 24 races into the NASCAR season, Brad Keselowski sat winless. Team Penske was an afterthought in the championship race, winning just once at Talladega with Joey Logano. It was Stewart-Haas Racing, not their three-car operation, that had superior speed at …

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Pace Laps: Screw the Rain in Indianapolis

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Rain On Indy’s Parade Moving NASCAR’s Indianapolis race to early September was designed to shake up the schedule. Its new spot as the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series regular-season finale increased its importance. A race that drivers still consider a crown jewel was pushing hard …

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The Underdog House: Small Teams Take a Beating in Darlington

Think Small Darlington isn’t generally all that kind to drivers across the board, and sometimes it tends to be less so to those who are struggling to make ends meet week after week. It’s such a unique facility that there’s really no other track like it on the schedule, but …

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Pace Laps: Kyle Larson, Ross Chastain Come Up Short at Darlington

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Kyle Larson Dominates, But Brad Keselowski Wins Brad Keselowski‘s pit crew stepped up when it mattered on Sunday night’s (Sept. 2) Bojangles’ Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway, getting the No. 2 out first ahead of Kyle Larson on the final pit stop. Keselowski then held …

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