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Massie’s Minute: Why the Empty Threats in Cup Playoffs?

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Kyle Busch was cruising to the victory and the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship. He had a large lead in the closing laps at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Sunday evening (Nov. 17) when he approached what was supposed to be the biggest threat to his title hopes: Aric Almirola. Busch and Almirola had collided with …

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Massie’s Minute: Brad Keselowski Deserves to Be Added to Round of 8 (9)

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Last Sunday (Oct. 20) at Kansas Speedway in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, a few late cautions completely altered the playoff picture and royally screwed Brad Keselowski in the process. This chain of events started on lap 254 of 267, when the caution flag flew for debris. Ryan Blaney had a tire go down …

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Massie’s Minute: It’s Time to Reduce the 4-Car Teams, Like Bill France Sr. Would Want

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Last Saturday night (Sept. 21), Joe Gibbs Racing finished Richmond Raceway in positions one through four in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Yes, Erik Jones was disqualified after, but still, what everyone saw was one team completely stink up the show. No offense to Coach Joe Gibbs or any of his drivers, but no …

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Massie’s Minute: Was Removing Matt DiBenedetto the Right Move?

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The business side of racing sucks sometimes, and that was certainly the case on Thursday morning (Aug. 15) when Matt DiBenedetto announced Leavine Family Racing was not bringing him back for a second season. It was an unpopular move, as DiBenedetto is loved by many fans. But it was an equally impossible situation, as there …

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Massie’s Minute: One Year Into the Post-Brian France Era, Is NASCAR Better Off?

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Friday, Aug. 2, is the 57th birthday for former NASCAR CEO and Chairman Brian Z. France, and Monday, Aug. 5, marks the one-year anniversary of France’s arrest for a DUI and possession of a controlled substance. The latter date has also come to be known as France’s last day as head of NASCAR and the …

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Massie’s Minute: Did Winning Save Alex Bowman’s Career?

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Winning at Chicagoland Speedway on Sunday night (June 30) was huge for Alex Bowman in that it gave him his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series win, qualified him for next year’s All-Star Race and locked him into the 2019 playoffs. But the win might’ve had long-term implications as well. Having a long career in …

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Massie’s Minute: Greg Biffle, Bring Back the Truck Series of Old

On Friday night (June 7), Greg Biffle makes his long-awaited return to NASCAR, piloting the Kyle Busch Motorsports No. 51 Toyota Tundra in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series race at Texas Motor Speedway. What I hope to see in that race is Biffle battling it out with Johnny Sauter, Matt Crafton, Grant Enfinger and …

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Massie’s Minute: 19 Years Later, If We Hadn’t Lost Adam Petty…

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May 12 marks the 19th anniversary of perhaps the most horrific day in NASCAR history — the day we lost Adam Petty. The fourth-generation driver, already deemed the future of NASCAR, crashed in a practice session at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in 2000 after his throttle hung wide open, and he went head on into …

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Massie’s Minute: NASCAR Owners, Stop Giving Rides to 20-Year-Olds

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After Joe Gibbs affirmed that he has long term plans in place for both Christopher Bell and Erik Jones, there’s been widespread talk about which Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver at Joe Gibbs Racing Bell will replace. If it’s not going to be Jones on the way out, then who would it be? There’s …

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Massie’s Minute: The NASCAR Hall of Mediocrity Taints Its Famous Inductees

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The NASCAR Hall of Fame has spent a decade enshrining some of the sport’s best inside its building. But as the 2020 nominating class revealed this week, an honor designed for a select few now finds itself mired in mediocrity. From the moment one of the top-five greatest drivers — maybe even the best ever …

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Massie’s Minute: Good Riddance to Restrictor-Plate Racing

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The Daytona 500 is the final race of restrictor-plate racing as we know it. For the remaining races at Daytona International Speedway and Talladega Superspeedway in 2019, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series will use the same tapered spacer package it’ll race for the majority of the schedule. What this means is that for the …

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