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Chris Buescher on Pole for Sunday’s Cup Race at Pocono

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Chris Buescher will start from the pole in Sunday’s (June 27) NASCAR Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway. The top 20 finishers of Saturday’s event were inverted to set the field for Sunday. As a result, the No. 17 Roush Fenway Racing driver, who was 20th in the Pocono Organics CBD 325, inherits the first …

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Kyle Larson Crashes Out While Leading On Last Lap at Pocono

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Kyle Larson hadn’t lost a NASCAR Cup Series race in nearly a month. The driver of the No. 5 was riding a streak of three straight points-paying wins and four consecutive triumphs (including the All-Star Race), the most recent win at Nashville Superspeedway last weekend, heading to Pocono Raceway. Prior to Saturday (June 26) afternoon’s …

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Alex Bowman Wins Pocono After Kyle Larson Cuts Tire on Last Lap

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Kyle Larson was well on his way to his fourth consecutive NASCAR Cup Series win, which would rank him alongside legends like Jimmie Johnson, Jeff Gordon and Dale Earnhardt in the record books. Then, in true Hollywood fashion, on the last corner of the last lap, he cut a tire. His teammate Alex Bowman, who …

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Ryan Preece Backs Nashville Win with Top 10 at Pocono

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Ryan Preece is 2-for-2 with top 10s in the 2021 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. A ninth-place finish Saturday (June 26) at Pocono Raceway didn’t quite compare to the win he claimed at Nashville Superspeedway one week ago, but the results are a solid start to his Truck Series career. Preece, who drives the No. …

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Brad Keselowski to Roush Fenway ”Done Deal,” Reports Say

Brad Keselowski stands by his No. 2 Team Penske Ford at Kansas Speedway (May 2021). (Photo: NKP)

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Brad Keselowski’s deal to become a part owner and driver of Roush Fenway Racing is finished, according to reports from Sports Business Journal and FOX Sports’ Bob Pockrass. The report was first released in May from Motorsport.com and stated Keselowski was offered the opportunity to become co-owner and drive the No. 6 car for the …

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Jeff Gordon Stepping Away From FOX, Becoming Vice Chairman of Hendrick Motorsports

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Jeff Gordon will be vice chairman at Hendrick Motorsports and leave FOX Sports at the end of 2021, the team announced Wednesday, June 23. The four-time Cup Series champion has been an equity owner of the organization since 1999 and enters his new strategic executive management role on Jan. 1, 2022. Gordon will focus on …

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Kevin Harvick, Unibet Team Up for 3 Cup & Xfinity Races

Kevin Harvick on pit road at Charlotte Motor Speedway (May 2021). (Photo: NKP)

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Unibet will be a primary sponsor for Kevin Harvick in two NASCAR Cup Series events and one Xfinity Series race later this season, Stewart-Haas Racing announced Wednesday, June 23. It will be aboard the No. 4 Ford at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course on Aug. 15 and at Martinsville Speedway on Oct. 31. Unibet …

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Kyle Larson Secures Saturday Cup Pole at Pocono

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Kyle Larson will look to continue his winning ways as he starts from the pole in Saturday’s (June 26) NASCAR Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway. The No. 5 Hendrick Motorsports driver has been on a roll, tallying three points victories in the past month as well as the All-Star Race two weeks ago. Larson …

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Entry Lists: 2021 Pocono 325 & Pocono Mountains 350

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The NASCAR Cup Series arrives at the halfway point of the 2021 season for a doubleheader at Pocono Raceway. This will be the second consecutive year the Cup Series has hosted a doubleheader at the Tricky Triangle. Thirty-eight cars are entered for both races, guaranteeing each driver a spot, barring any last minute entry list …

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