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2-Headed Monster: Should NASCAR Run All 36 Races When the Season Restarts?

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The COVID-19 pandemic has created a very trying time for everyone. The aftermath of it will present major problems for a lot of people, including NASCAR, which was recently dealt another big blow due to the pandemic. Virginia Governor Ralph Northam recently issued a stay-at-home order that will run through June 10. The order is …

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2-Headed Monster: Is iRacing the Future of NASCAR?

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What a week this has been for iRacing. The first live telecast of NASCAR drivers racing on the simulation platform occurred on Sunday, and since then, it has been the talk of motorsports. iRacing has its loyalists but it also has its naysayers. Some call it the closest to the real thing you can get, …

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Turn Back the Clock: 1992 NASCAR Season

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It may be the greatest season NASCAR has ever had. The 1992 season was one that changed the sport in many ways. Seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Richard Petty was in the midst of his fan appreciation tour, marking the end of his 35-year career. Petty made the announcement during the 1991 season and from …

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2-Headed Monster: Does Alex Bowman’s Win at Auto Club Speedway Mean He Should Stay at Hendrick?

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Sunday’s Auto Club 400 was certainly a surprise to a lot of people. Alex Bowman went out and dominated the event, leading 110 of the race’s 200 laps. Bowman, a driver with just two previous NASCAR wins before Sunday, was a driver that a lot of people considered to be on the hot seat for …

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Alex Bowman Dominates for 2nd Career Victory in Auto Club 400

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A dominating performance at Auto Club Speedway by a Hendrick Motorsports driver isn’t a surprise — however, it wasn’t the driver most would expect. Alex Bowman dominated the Auto Club 400 on Sunday afternoon (March 1) en route to his second career NASCAR Cup Series victory. Bowman led 110 of the race’s 200 laps. He …

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2-Headed Monster: Did Roush Fenway Racing Make the Right Decision to Hire Ross Chastain over Chase Briscoe?

Roush Fenway Racing found itself in a very difficult decision following the delayed Daytona 500. Its full-time driver Ryan Newman was injured and in only a few days they had to trek out west to continue the season at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. In a short period of time the team had to make a …

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Chase Briscoe Holds Off Austin Cindric to Win Rain-Delayed Boyd Gaming 300

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It may go down as the longest Xfinity Series race in Las Vegas Speedway history. The Boyd Gaming 300 began on Saturday afternoon and finished up Sunday evening and while the long delay may have made life difficult for some drivers, for Mitchell, Ind.’s Chase Briscoe, it was worth the wait. The 25-year old driver …

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2-Headed Monster: Is It Time for Superspeedway Rule Changes Following Ryan Newman’s Wreck?

The 2020 Daytona 500 was a reminder that drivers can still get hurt in these race cars and we can never be too safe. Ryan Newman‘s accident was one of the scariest we’ve seen in this sport for a long time. Newman is currently recovering, having been released from Halifax Medical Center on Wednesday afternoon. …

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2019 NASCAR Driver Reviews: Ricky Stenhouse Jr

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The 2019 season is one Ricky Stenhouse Jr will never forget. It’s a season that resulted in bad luck, disappointment and, in the end, came with the biggest surprise of his career, one that ended a 12-year relationship. Stenhouse entered his seventh full-time Cup Series season in 2019. The team was looking to bounce back …

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2019 NASCAR Driver Reviews: Chase Elliott

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Fresh off the best season of his career Chase Elliott was poised and ready to go for the 2019 season. Elliott’s 2018 season saw him visit victory lane three times, including two in the playoffs. This year Elliott and his Alan Gustafson led team were ready to take the next step in becoming NASCAR champions. …

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