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Who’s Hot & Who’s Not in NASCAR: Talladega Edition

What happened this weekend when the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series traveled to the largest track on the circuit for the GEICO 500? The short answer is that Joey Logano won at Talladega Superspeedway for the third time in his career. It was the first 2018 victory for Team Penske, …

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Who’s Hot & Who’s Not in NASCAR: Saturday Night Lights

The 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season is now one-quarter finished after the third short-track visit of the year to Richmond Raceway, the first short track weekend not to be plagued by weather delays. Kyle Busch put the No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota Camry in Victory Lane for …

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Who’s Hot & Who’s Not in NASCAR: Lone Star Breakdowns

This weekend’s races at Texas Motor Speedway were a little weird. Saturday’s XFINITY Series race was run in mid-30’s temperatures and featured three cautions in the first fifteen laps. Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup race started with a wreck on lap 2, and went on to have eight cautions, about …

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Who’s Hot and Who’s Not in NASCAR: Gold Mining or Bust

Around 1849, gold was discovered in California, and about twenty years after that silver was discovered in the area, too. That led to, among other things, the writing of Mark Twain. In his nonfiction work Roughing It, there is a lengthy discussion of the chaos surrounding mining communities, as miners either struck …

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Who’s Hot & Who’s Not in NASCAR: Kevin Harvick… and Everyone Else

Kevin Harvick was in his own zip code during Sunday’s Pennzoil 400 presented by Jiffy Lube at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, leading 214 laps and winning both stages en route to his 39th career Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory, his 16th for Stewart-Haas Racing. The win, his second in …

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Who’s Hot & Who’s Not in NASCAR: Fire Up The Engines for 2018

The 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series kicks off Sunday with the 60th annual Daytona 500. For the most part, the Cup Series remains the same with just a small handful of rule changes. McLAUGHLIN: A CLOSER LOOK AT NASCAR’s MINOR TWEAKS FOR 2018 But as for the teams? It’s …

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