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Daniel Suarez, Kevin Harvick Lead Cup Series Practices at Michigan

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Stewart-Haas Racing brought fast Fords to Michigan International Speedway for this weekend’s FireKeepers Casino 400. Daniel Suarez led the first practice this morning with a speed of 188.882 mph. In the second practice, Kevin Harvick wheeled his No. 4 Ford around the 2-mile track at 188.763 mph. Practice 1 Stewart-Haas Racing drivers completed the fastest …

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Noah Gragson’s Father Involved in Car Accident

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Scott Gragson, the father of Noah Gragson, was involved in a car accident Thursday afternoon (May 30), according to a story in the the Las Vegas Review-Journal. The elder Gragson has subsequently been arrested for two DUI charges and three counts of reckless driving. Scott Gragson was driving his vehicle in Las Vegas, when he …

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Friday Faceoff: Which Track Is Best Suited to Host a NASCAR/ IndyCar Doubleheader?

Field Enters Turn Three After Final Restart of Iowa 250 pres. by Enogen

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Once again, three drivers have combined to win all but three races this season in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Can they continue their dominance into the summer? Mark Kristl: While Martin Truex Jr., Kyle Busch and Brad Keselowski are talented enough to continue their dominance, it won’t last. Stewart-Haas Racing is too good not …

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2-Headed Monster: Are Crown Jewels Significant Anymore?

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The Daytona 500, World 600, Southern 500 and Winston 500 used to be considered the crown jewels of NASCAR — the four majors in the same way as golf and tennis. In recent years, the Brickyard 400 and the Bristol Night Race have emerged as potential crown jewel candidates. But in today’s NASCAR culture of …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Variety of Tracks Left Could Shake Up Playoffs

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The NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series’ regular season is halfway complete — eight races down, eight races to go until the start of the playoffs. Austin Hill and Johnny Sauter are the only two Truck Series regulars to have won a race this season. Although they have not mathematically clinched a berth in the playoffs, …

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Tyler Reddick Wins Alsco 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway

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Tyler Reddick won the Alsco 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway Saturday afternoon, claiming his fifth career NASCAR Xfinity Series victory. He led 110 of the 200 laps, so he definitely had the best car. Reddick wheeled his No. 2 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet around the attrition, he avoided the high lane, and he didn’t suffer …

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Friday Faceoff: Team Bowyer or Team Newman?

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Much has been made of the situation involving Ryan Newman and Clint Bowyer following the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series’ All-Star Race. Who was in the right? Mark Kristl: Both drivers were at fault. Ryan Newman was at fault for hitting Clint Bowyer‘s car after the race. Clint Bowyer was at fault for losing control, hitting …

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Carl Long Talks the Struggles of Expansion for MBM Motorsports

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Coming into the 2019 NASCAR season, MBM Motorsports planned on running at least two full-time NASCAR Xfinity Series teams with a third if there was sufficient funding. Now, the organization fields four teams, three of which are full-time efforts. Joey Gase drives the No. 35 Toyota full-time, Chad Finchum has primarily driven the No. 42 …

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Entry List: NASCAR Xfinity Series Alsco 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway

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NASCAR released the preliminary entry list for the Alsco 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway today (Monday, May 20). A total of 39 drivers are entered for the NASCAR Xfinity Series race. Barring any withdrawals, one driver will fail to qualify. Jeb Burton returns to drive the No. 8 JR Motorsports Chevrolet. This will Burton’s second …

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