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Thinkin’ Out Loud: 2020 South Point 400 at Las Vegas

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What happened? Kurt Busch won the 2020 South Point 400 at his hometown track, Las Vegas Motor Speedway, late Sunday night (Sept. 27). Busch pulled away following an overtime restart, clinching a spot in NASCAR’s Round of 8.  Matt DiBenedetto, Denny Hamlin, Martin Truex Jr. and Alex Bowman rounded out the top-five finishers. Home is …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: Bass Pro Shops Night Race at Bristol

NASCAR Bristol

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What happened? Kevin Harvick won the Bass Pro Shops Night Race at Bristol on Saturday night (Sept. 19) after holding off a hard-charging Kyle Busch in the final laps.  Erik Jones, Tyler Reddick and Aric Almirola rounded out the top five. Kevin Harvick holds Kyle Busch off! WHAT A FINISH at @BMSUpdates! #NASCARPlayoffs pic.twitter.com/zRKnra5sJP — …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond

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What happened?  Brad Keselowski won the Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond Raceway on Saturday night (Sept. 12) after leading a race-high 192 laps.  Martin Truex Jr., Joey Logano, Austin Dillon and Chase Elliott rounded out the top five. Statement. Made. Retweet to congratulate @keselowski on an impressive showing tonight at @RichmondRaceway. #NASCARPlayoffs pic.twitter.com/Hv4c2ohajT — …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: Cook Out Southern 500 at Darlington

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What happened? Kevin Harvick won the Cook Out Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway on Sunday night (Sept. 6) after late contact between leaders Chase Elliott and Martin Truex Jr. It was Harvick’s third Southern 500 win and eighth of the season, tying a career high. Austin Dillon, Joey Logano, Erik Jones and William Byron rounded …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: Coke Zero Sugar 400 at Daytona

The NASCAR Cup Series in action at Daytona, 2020 Photo Nigel Kinrade Photography

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What happened? William Byron won a wild Coke Zero Sugar 400 at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday night (Aug. 29) for his first Cup Series win. Chase Elliott, Denny Hamlin, Martin Truex Jr. and Bubba Wallace rounded out the top five, while Byron, Clint Bowyer and Matt DiBenedetto secured the final three available playoff spots. …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: NASCAR Dover Doubleheader Weekend

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What happened? Denny Hamlin won the Drydene 311 at Dover on Saturday (Aug. 22) and Kevin Harvick won the Drydene 311 at Dover on Sunday (Aug. 23). Harvick and Martin Truex Jr. were the only drivers to finish in the top five in both races. ?????? RETWEET to congratulate @dennyhamlin on win No. 6 of …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: Go Bowling 235 at Daytona Road Course

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What happened Chase Elliott won the Go Bowling 235 on Sunday (Aug. 16) in the inaugural NASCAR Cup Series race at the Daytona International Speedway road course. Denny Hamlin, Martin Truex Jr., Jimmie Johnson and Chris Buescher rounded out the top-five finishers. Cue that si-reen! ? Retweet to congratulate @chaseelliott on a historic victory on …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: NASCAR Michigan Doubleheader Weekend

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What happened? Kevin Harvick swept the FireKeepers Casino 400 on Saturday (Aug. 8) and the Consumers Energy 400 on Sunday (Aug. 9) at Michigan International Speedway. He’s now won four out of the last six NASCAR Cup Series races held at the two-mile oval. Harvick was the dominant car in both events, leading the most …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 at New Hampshire

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What happened? Brad Keselowski won the Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Sunday (Aug. 2) after pulling away from Denny Hamlin on a long, final green-flag run. Keselowski led a race-high 184 laps en route to his third NASCAR Cup Series victory of 2020. Martin Truex Jr., Joey Logano and Kevin …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: 2020 Super Start Batteries 400 at Kansas

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What happened? Denny Hamlin won an action-packed Super Start Batteries 400 at Kansas Speedway on Thursday (July 23) after holding off a late charge from Brad Keselowski. Hamlin led a race-high 57 laps. Martin Truex Jr., Kevin Harvick and Erik Jones completed the top five. Make some room for a FIFTH win sticker on that …

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