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Who’s Hot & Who’s Not in NASCAR: William Byron’s Rough Rookie Season Continues

Chase Elliott earned his second Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series win in three weeks, and the third of his MENCS career, by taking the checkered flag at Kansas Speedway on Sunday in the Hollywood Casino 400. The Hendrick Motorsports driver held off Joe Gibbs Racing’s Kyle Busch and Chip Ganassi …

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The Underdog House: Clean NASCAR Kansas Race Meant Limited Opportunities For Improvement

Think Small Following a recent trend in this year’s playoffs, Sunday’s (Oct. 21) Hollywood Casino 400 from Kansas Speedway fit what most people would define as a clean race. With three cautions (one non-stage) flying across 267 laps, it tied the least amount of yellow in track history, spanning back …

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Holding a Pretty Wheel: NASCAR’s Aging Ownership — & a Possible Silver Lining

Fans have been feeling their ages lately as a slew of drivers, ones who defined a generation of racing, have stepped aside in recent years. You know the names by now: Jeff Gordon, Tony Stewart, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Carl Edwards, Kasey Kahne…all popular multi-race winners and title contenders.  Some will …

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NASCAR Mailbox: What Will the Racing Be Like at Talladega & Daytona in 2019?

After this past weekend’s race at Talladega, many teams were left to wonder what they could have done differently. Stewart-Haas Racing’s four cars, led by winner Aric Almirola, laid waste to the field, leading 155 of 193 laps. But there’s a short-term solution to their problem. Sunday (Oct. 14) marked …

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The Frontstretch 5: Really Bad Racing Calls

1. Well, yeah, we messed up, but, just deal, OK? Former journeyman driver Brett Bodine is the current lead pace car driver for NASCAR. Ironic, considering his only Cup Series victory came about because of a pace car miscue. In a race at North Wilkesboro in 1990, Bodine had led …

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Who’s Hot & Who’s Not in NASCAR: ‘Dega Dominance By Ford, Stewart-Haas Racing

Aric Almirola got his first win for Stewart-Haas Racing in overtime on Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series’ 1000Bulbs.com 500. On a day Fords dominated, playoff drivers Kevin Harvick, Kurt Busch, Brad Keselowski and Ryan Blaney all ran out of fuel while the laps ticked …

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