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Ty Dillon: ‘It was Frustrating that I Was Not Getting the Opportunity with My Family Team’

Growing up around fast cars and burning rubber, Ty Dillon has finally made it full-time to the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, yet it didn’t come without some adversity. Entering his rookie campaign, Dillon already had a half-year of experience in the Cup Series, giving him a leg up on Daniel …

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Austin Cindric Leans on Team Penske Drivers for Advice in Rookie Season

As the Camping World Truck Series season is set to begin at Daytona International Speedway, Brad Keselowski Racing is entering a new era, putting two full-time rookies into its truck lineup. Austin Cindric, 18, still attending high school in Concord, NC, is replacing Daniel Hemric who moved up to the …

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Double Take: Will NASCAR’s New XFINITY, Truck Limitations Actually Do Anything?

This week, NASCAR changed the rules on Sprint Cup Series driver eligibility in the XFINITY Series and the Camping World Truck Series. After years of no involvement with an issue many criticized the sport for, NASCAR finally sprung into action. But make no mistake, these rules aren’t going to change …

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Double Take: Jeffrey Earnhardt Not Only One Carrying on Legacy Sunday

For a few months it looked like one of the most iconic names at Talladega Superspeedway would be absent from this weekend’s festivities. The Earnhardt name has a long and rich history at the facility, one that has won over 20 races in several different series over the past three decades. …

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Double Take: Past Kansas Winners’ Chances Come 2016

Sort of an interesting stat: In recent memory, Kansas Speedway has been dominated by drivers still driving in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Chase. Save for Jeff Gordon’s win in the 2014 spring race, current Chase drivers can lay claim to all checkered flags at the 1.5-mile track since 2011. That’s right, …

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Double Take: A Chris Buescher-Inspired ‘Where Are They Now?’

When Chris Buescher was declared the winner of the Pennsylvania 400 on Monday, he joined an elite list of drivers as a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series winner. He is the 185th different winner in Cup history, and his win was the fourth ever for the No. 34, his car number. …

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