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Qualifying Cancelled for Sprint Cup and Truck Series at Dover

(Photo Credit: Phil Allaway, Frontstretch)

It’s deja vu for Dover International Speedway as, for the second straight time at the Monster Mile, qualifying for the Sprint Cup Series has been cancelled due to inclement weather. With the starting lineup set per the rulebook Kevin Harvick will start from pole for Sunday’s AAA 400 Drive for Autism after winning Friday’s opening …

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Kevin Harvick Wins Opening Sprint Cup Practice in Dover

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade/NKP)

Kevin Harvick, who ripped around the 1-mile Dover International Speedway at 21.799 seconds (165.145 mph), won opening practice for the Sprint Cup Series in his No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet. Quick in his wake was Dale Earnhardt, Jr., who ran only six laps in the 80-minute session. Rounding out the top-5 times was Kyle Busch, …

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Danica Patrick, Tony Stewart & Jamie McMurray Wreck in Sprint Cup Series Practice at Dover

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Tony Stewart was sitting eighth on the speed chart a half-hour into the first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice session of the weekend at Dover International Speedway. Running six laps in his No. 14 car, he casually paced around the track, preparing for his third full race back since injuring his back in an off-road vehicle …

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Todd Berrier Will Be Kyle Busch’s Interim Crew Chief at Dover

(Photo: Matthew T. Thacker/NKP)

Todd Berrier will return to the top of the pit box at Dover International Speedway this weekend — this time for Kyle Busch. Berrier, a former full-time crew chief in the sport, will replace Adam Stevens for the race while Busch’s usual crew chief serves a one-race suspension, NBC Sports reports. Berrier’s tenure as crew chief came …

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NASCAR Reveals Current Top 5 in Sprint Fan Vote

(Photo: Brett Moist / NKP)

If you’re curious about which drivers are most likely to snag this year’s NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race fan vote, you can now know the top five, at least. NASCAR has released the names of the top five vote-getters in the fan vote so far for the race, which will be held May 20, through May 11. …

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Kyle Busch Penalized, Crew Chief Suspended Following Kansas

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade/NKP)

The race-winning team of Kyle Busch (Joe Gibbs Racing) was penalized on Wednesday for infractions found during the Kansas Speedway race weekend. The No. 18 team, which scored its third win of the season at Kansas last Saturday night, was found to be in violation of the section in the NASCAR rule book pertaining to …

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Kansas TV Ratings Up From Rain Delayed 2015 Race

(Photo: Russell LaBounty / NKP)

Following a steady downward trend in TV ratings to begin the 2016 season, the past two races have shown increases. Last week’s Talladega overnight rating pulled even with the 2015 race and the final rating showed a slight increase. Saturday night’s Go Bowling 400 at Kansas Speedway saw an increase in overnight TV ratings during …

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Kyle Busch Snags His First Career Win at Kansas Speedway

Kyle Busch finally beat the beast that’s haunted him for more than 10 years as he emerged victorious in the Go Bowling 400 Saturday night. Going the last 56 laps without pitting, Busch held hard charges from a multitude of drivers through two separate restarts to knock another track off of his winless list, leaving …

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