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Driver Vs. Driver: Truckin’ — Ted Musgrave Vs. Dennis Setzer

Graphic: Jared Haas

Sometimes a driver makes it all the way to NASCAR’s Cup Series only to discover that their best success came elsewhere. Or they struggle in Cup but move to another series and flourish. This month, we focus on the Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series and drivers who have found their best success wheeling the …

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4 Burning Questions: Would NASCAR Teams Boycott This Weekend’s Races?

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Could NASCAR teams refuse to race this week? Over the past two days, all four major American professional sport organizations have been effected by largely player-led boycotts. The strikes come off the heels of a Black man, Jacob Blake, being shot seven times in the back by police officers on Monday in Wisconsin. A combination …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR FanDuel Forecast: Drydene Dover Doubleheader

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Dover International Speedway is one of the last remaining independently owned racetracks on the NASCAR Cup Series schedule, with the 21 of the other 23 facilities being owned by either NASCAR or Speedway Motorsports Incorporated. This independent streak that the track has can be felt by both fans and drivers. The unique oval is the …

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4 Burning Questions: End of the Rainbow for Kyle Larson?

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Has Kyle Larson changed? Kyle Larson has finally given an on-record interview concerning NASCAR and his time since departing from the sport. In it, conducted by the AP’s Jenna Fryer, Larson revealed that he had spent a substantial amount of time learning about the history of the great racial divide in this country. He had …

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4 Burning Questions: These Masters Are Pretty Fast

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So what’s this SRX thing? Two months following its announcement, Superstar Racing Experience has now announced four drivers for its 12-car series. SRX is a new venture that will begin next summer from the minds of Tony Stewart and Ray Evernham. The stated goal of the series is to be the new International Race of …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR FanDuel Forecast: Michigan 2020

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After the spring race weekend was postponed due to COVID-19 concerns, NASCAR has finally returned to the Irish Hills of the Michigan International Speedway. Instead of two NASCAR weekends this season at MIS, it will be condensed into one. Because of this, the two annual Cup races will now be back-to-back in a doubleheader weekend …

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4 Burning Questions: What’s Next for Erik Jones?

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What’s next for Erik Jones? It was reported by Fox Sports and later confirmed by Joe Gibbs Racing itself on Thursday evening that Erik Jones would not return to the No. 20 Toyota in 2021. .@JoeGibbsRacing confirms that it won't renew @Erik_Jones' deal after 2020. ?Joe Gibbs: "We appreciate all Erik has done for Joe …

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Bubba Wallace Offered Stake In Richard Petty Motorsports

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Bubba Wallace has been offered a partial ownership stake in Richard Petty Motorsports, team co-owner Andrew Murstein told Forbes.com. “We’re in discussions with [Wallace] about an extension that includes ownership in the team,” Murstein said. This offer comes after Wallace has been linked to two vacant rides in the past month for next season, to …

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4 Burning Questions: ‘Stone Cold’ Austin Cindric

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What will come of Austin Cindric? Austin Cindric has turned a lot of heads in the NASCAR Xfinity Series this summer. Cindric has taken the lead in the regular season point standings during a run that has seen four straight top-two finishes (and was almost four straight wins if it weren’t for late-race restart shenanigans …

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Driver Vs. Driver: No Title, No Problem — Ricky Rudd Vs. Jeff Burton

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NASCAR drivers are often defined by titles. Whether it’s referring to them as seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Richard Petty or 2014 champion Kevin Harvick, those championships are memorable. But titles aren’t everything. This month, we look closer at drivers who have won a lot of races but have no Cup title to go with …

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