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NASCAR 101: Our Storylines of 2017, Revisited

NASCAR 101 dives into quite a few statistics-based stories throughout each season, with 2017 no exception. From pole winners to series debuts, drivers from outside the United States to the oldest drivers on the circuit, there’s plenty to talk about from February to November, much of which doesn’t even leave …

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NASCAR 101: Race Winners Have Better Starting Positions (On Average) in 2017

Talk is often made in NASCAR — or any form of auto racing, really — about winning a race from the pole position. After all, it’s part of running what could be considered a perfect race: qualifying faster than anyone else and then holding that lead to the checkered flag. …

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NASCAR 101: Most Top 5s in a Season Without a Win

There’s nothing wrong with Elliott Sadler’s season this year. Not that you might have been thinking that, but if you’ve been following the NASCAR XFINITY Series in 2017, perhaps you let the idea slip into your mind at some point. Despite being the regular season champion, he’s been one of …

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