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Did You Notice?: Joey Logano’s Historic Martinsville Mayhem & 2020 is Austin Dillon’s Make-or-Break Year

Did You Notice? … Joey Logano has had season-defining moments at Martinsville Speedway in four of the past five Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series fall races? The latest occurred Sunday (Oct. 27) in the First Data 500 with his late-race contact turned shoving match with Denny Hamlin. The incident has resulted …

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Did You Notice?: NASCAR Ownership Remains on the Decline With 1 Exception

Did You Notice… Both the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup and NASCAR Xfinity series are struggling to bring in new ownership? It’s a talking point that’s nothing new. But the hard numbers are jarring, especially in Xfinity, where ownership participation has declined 17% from last season alone. Just 49 cars have attempted …

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Did You Notice?: Daniel Hemric Never Won? Plus… Contact Leaves NASCAR In Critical Condition

Did You Notice? …. Daniel Hemric never won a NASCAR race? That’s the tough answer for critics crying foul over Richard Childress Racing’s decision Tuesday (Sept. 17) to release Hemric from his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series ride at the end of the season. That’s a hard pill to swallow for …

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Did You Notice?: Matt DiBenedetto’s Late-Season Surge? Can It Pay Off For 2020?

Did You Notice? … The strength of Matt DiBenedetto’s late-season surge? In the last six Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races, DiBenedetto’s earned four top-10 finishes. That matches his career total through 140 Cup starts before joining the No. 95 of Leavine Family Racing this season. The recent spurt has caused …

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