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2-Headed Monster: Do Playoffs Work in NASCAR’s Lower Divisions?

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The Gander Outdoors Trucks Series playoffs start Thursday night (Aug. 14) at Bristol Motor Speedway, and the NASCAR Xfinity Series playoffs start in a few weeks. This will be the fourth season NASCAR has had playoffs in the two lower national touring series. Is it working, or should Xfinity and Trucks go back to a …

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2-Headed Monster: Is Joe Gibbs Racing ‘Jonesing’ for Christopher Bell Too Soon?

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The rumor mill is starting to heat up this summer as the a number of high-profile rides in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series look to be up for grabs at season’s end. Some of the teams that appear to possibly be in play are the No. 1 team of Kurt Busch and the Nos. …

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2-Headed Monster: Is Broadcasting iRacing a Good Showcase of Talent?

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On Tuesday, July 23, NASCAR, NBC Sports Network and iRacing jointly announced the first-ever broadcast of eNASCAR live on NBCSN as part of NASCAR America. The first live broadcast will take place on Thursday, July 25, and it will be the first airing of a four-part series. On the last Thursday of every month, NASCAR …

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2-Headed Monster: Is Hailie Deegan Ready For The Big Time?

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After impressing during the past two seasons in the NASCAR K&N Series Pro Series West, 17-year-old Hailie Deegan could make her first starts in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series in 2020, per the Sports Business Journal. This situation raises a burning question: Is Deegan being rushed? Adam Cheek and Clayton Caldwell debate this week’s …

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2-Headed Monster: Should Wins Still Be Taken Away?

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This past weekend, Ross Chastain crossed the finish line first in the Gander Outdoors Truck Series race at Iowa Speedway, but he didn’t get to keep the trophy. After Chastain’s No. 44 Niece Motorsports Chevrolet was found to be too low in post-race inspection, NASCAR stripped the team of the win and gave it to …

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2-Headed Monster: Should Retired Drivers Make Comebacks?

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Greg Biffle will return to racing in Friday’s (June 7) NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series race at Texas Motor Speedway, driving Kyle Busch Motorsports’ No. 51 Toyota Tundra in the Speedycash.com 400. Biffle practiced Busch’s truck earlier this year, also at Texas, in preparation. Biffle, who retired from full-time racing at the end of the …

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2-Headed Monster: Are Crown Jewels Significant Anymore?

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The Daytona 500, World 600, Southern 500 and Winston 500 used to be considered the crown jewels of NASCAR — the four majors in the same way as golf and tennis. In recent years, the Brickyard 400 and the Bristol Night Race have emerged as potential crown jewel candidates. But in today’s NASCAR culture of …

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2-Headed Monster: Who Was Right? Clint Bowyer Or Erik Jones

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Saturday night’s (May 11) Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway ended with tempers flaring. Well, only Clint Bowyer‘s temper flaring after Erik Jones threw a late block on him. "That was dumb on [Erik Jones'] part … I shoulda just wrecked him, I guess."- Clint Bowyer pic.twitter.com/6mWEPDSbVB — FOX: NASCAR (@NASCARONFOX) May …

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2-Headed Monster: Kyle Busch Unloads After Dover, Crass Remarks or Constructive Criticism?

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Kyle Busch had some choice words upon existing the car at Dover International Speedway following the Gander RV 400 this Monday (May 6). .@KyleBusch scored his 11th straight top 10 finish, but he doesn’t care. “The package sucks. No f*cking question about it. It’s terrible. All I can do is bitch about it and fall …

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2-Headed Monster: Which NASCAR Drivers Would You Draft?

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With the NFL draft on the minds of many this week, Clayton Caldwell and Michael Massie debate what drivers they would pick if they were each to start a four-car team and contracts weren’t an issue. So here’s a look at what Caldwell’s and Massie’s teams would look like. Clayton Caldwell Incorporated: Round 1: Joey …

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