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NASCAR 101: With 13 Down, Who Can Win with 13 to Go?

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Joey Logano. Jimmie Johnson. Kevin Harvick. Carl Edwards. Brad Keselowski. Dale Earnhardt Jr. Kurt Busch. Matt Kenseth. Denny Hamlin. With 13 races run in the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season, these are the drivers who have punched a ticket to the Chase when it begins come September. A blistering pace when it comes to …

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Numbers Game: 2015 GEICO 500 at Talladega

0 – Laps led by Richard Childress Racing at Talladega – once one of the strongest restrictor-plate programs. 1 – Lap led by Kurt Busch Sunday, his lowest total since Phoenix back in March. 2 – Top-five finishes this year for Martin Truex Jr. (fifth at ‘Dega). That doubles his total from the entire 2014 season. 3 – Poles …

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NASCAR 101: Every Past Daytona 500 Champion, Ranked By Their Chances of Winning in 2015

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The Daytona 500 is the most prestigious race of the entire NASCAR season, and chances are you’ve already heard talk about the drivers who’ve won before. And why not? NASCAR puts emphasis on driver championships first and foremost, but Daytona comes next, and the drivers who’ve visited victory lane there are a veritable who’s who …

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Numbers Game: 2014 Coke Zero 400 at Daytona

0 – Laps led by second-place finisher Brian Vickers. He’s led a total of just 38 laps all season. 1 – Top-five finish for Casey Mears this season, a fourth at Daytona, which is his first at the Cup level since he was driving for Hendrick Motorsports in 2008. 2 – Laps led by four-car Hendrick Motorsports Sunday. …

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