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NASCAR Mailbox: Should “Retired” Drivers Be Allowed To Race in Lower Series?

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After this past weekend’s Gander Outdoors Truck Series event at the Texas Motor Speedway, there has been a lot of talk about Greg Biffle’s big win. Biffle returned to NASCAR competition for the first time since 2016, and for his first Truck Series race since 2004. To say that it was impressive for a driver …

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NASCAR Mailbox: Is 2019 Cole Custer’s Best Chance at an Xfinity Championship?

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Cole Custer is now in his third full season in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. This is the first year, though, that he has scored multiple wins, and we are only in June. Custer had only two career wins before this season, coming at Homestead in 2017 and Texas in November 2018. He has solidified himself …

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NASCAR Mailbox: Can Martin Truex Jr. Duplicate his 2017 Championship Season?

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The 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series package has been a topic of conversation every single week this season, and now that we are 13 races into the year, it is time to make an assessment on the kind of racing it has produced. Has it lived up to the expectations that were set at …

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NASCAR Mailbox: Can Ross Chastain Soon Be a Breakout Star in NASCAR?

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After Ross Chastain’s big Gander Outdoors Truck Series win at Kansas Speedway this past weekend, many eyes were opened as to how much talent the young driver from Florida really has. It was one of the most impressive wins, despite Stewart Friesen running out of fuel after dominating the race. Chastain hung in there all …

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Ross Chastain Scores First Career NASCAR Truck Series Win at Kansas; Heartbreak for Stewart Friesen

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Friday night’s (May 10) NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series race at Kansas Speedway proved to be as wild and unpredictable as Ross Chastain’s career.  The young NASCAR talent has been trying to rebuild during the 2019 season after a full-time NASCAR Xfinity Series ride with Chip Ganassi Racing fell through. Chastain has refused to give …

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NASCAR Mailbox: Has Hendrick Motorsports Finally Turned a Corner?

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2019 has not been the easiest year for Hendrick Motorsports. After finding success with Chase Elliott’s win at Talladega Superspeedway a couple of weeks ago, they backed it up as a team with strong runs at Dover International Speedway across the board. This was easily the team’s best performance with all four cars all season …

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Chase Elliott Scores Pole for Sunday’s Gander RV 400

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Chase Elliott scored his second pole of 2019 on Friday afternoon (May 3) with a new track record at 165.960 mph.  Elliott will be joined on the front row by his Hendrick Motorsports teammate William Byron.  Kyle Larson, Joey Logano and Alex Bowman rounded out the top five, making that four of the top five …

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NASCAR Mailbox: Is Tyler Reddick Becoming the Best Xfinity Series Driver?

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Throughout the first 10 races of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season, Bubba Wallace and his No. 43 Richard Petty Motorsports team have had their fair share of struggles. With zero top-10 finishes and a best result of 17th at Martinsville Speedway, Wallace currently ranks 28th in the points. It is safe to say …

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Chase Elliott Scores the Victory at Talladega After a Wild Finish

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2019 has not been the year Chase Elliott and his Hendrick Motorsports team were looking for in the first nine races. Today, though, Elliott scored his first win at Talladega Superspeedway and his first win of the season after an extremely wild race. Hendrick Motorsports earned a 1-2 finish as well, with Alex Bowman finishing …

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NASCAR Mailbox: Could Talladega Be the Best Superspeedway Race in Years?

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Several years ago, NASCAR would hold at least one race over the Easter weekend holiday, typically with the Xfinity Series. For many years, it ran at Nashville Superspeedway where we would see some great races and different winners — because, yes, Cup Series drivers ran in NASCAR’s secondary series back then too. Should NASCAR bring …

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