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NASCAR 101: 5 Drivers We Want to See in Cup Before the End of 2015

Erik Jones makes his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series debut this weekend with a start at Kansas Speedway for Joe Gibbs Racing – that is, unless you count his partial race filling in for Denny Hamlin at Bristol Motor Speedway last month, and we’re not. His entrance into the Cup Series …

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NASCAR 101: Where Erik Jones May Shine in His New Cup Career

Get ready, because Erik Jones is here. Don’t know him? That’s probably because you don’t follow the XFINITY and/or Camping World Truck series – which is fine, you’re not missing a whole hell of a lot in XFINITY at least. Jones has been touted as one of the young guns …

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NASCAR 101: Top 5 Winless 2015 Drivers Who Could Take Richmond

Richmond International Speedway, the track of racing perfection, is the host for the ninth race of the season in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. And going into Richmond, six drivers have visited Victory Lane this season and have secured their spots on the Richmond stage in September as a part …

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NASCAR 101: 10 Driver Intro Songs at Bristol That Made Total Sense

There’s a lot of great racing tradition at Bristol Motor Speedway, whether it’s the track’s penchant for providing all kinds of beating and banging across hundreds of miles of racing or the tempers that flare throughout – not to mention the coliseum-like atmosphere suggested by the seating arrangements. And then there’s …

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NASCAR 101: Here’s What NASCAR Did to Superspeedway Qualifying to Avoid a Debacle Like Daytona

Sprint Cup cars racing in the pack at Talladega Superspeedway

Back in February drivers and fans alike called for change when Daytona 500 qualifying went horribly, horribly wrong. When NASCAR returns to a restrictor plate track, drivers will get the change they wanted. Gone will be wrecks like this, and back, in theory, will be a focus on individual speeds …

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NASCAR 101: Why Drivers Under 18 Have a Shot in the Trucks

This weekend, you could conceivably see drivers on a NASCAR national series level that don’t even have their driver’s license yet. Not to say that’s actually gonna happen; of the young’ns this weekend, everyone’s at least 16 years old, meaning unless someone decided to delay taking their test, you could …

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