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Pace Laps: Martin Truex Jr.’s Dominance & An XFINITY Championship Preview

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Truex Trounces The Field Kentucky Speedway was simply the Martin Truex Jr. show. Leading 174 of 267 laps, his No. 78 Toyota was on cruise control most of Saturday night (July 14) in the Quaker State 400. Two-tire pit strategies, like on most repaves produced …

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Pace Laps: Destruction & Heartbreak in Daytona

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Team Penske’s Poor Performance Daytona’s Coke Zero Sugar 400 didn’t move the needle on restrictor plate racing. But for those who love it? The race got your heart pumping for the better part of four hours. There was a first-time winner, Erik Jones, who made …

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Pace Laps: Beating the Heat at Chicagoland Speedway

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Aric Almirola’s Stellar Run Derailed Lost in the excitement of the race finish in which Kyle Busch and Kyle Larson used every inch of the track – and each other – in an epic last-lap battle is Aric Almirola’s stellar run. For the first time …

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Pace Laps: Tragedy Strikes Racing Community With Loss Of Jason Johnson

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Fab Foursome Keep On Rising Road courses are supposed to be different. These right-turn tracks bring out the best in drivers who don’t have a chance to win anywhere else. AJ Allmendinger, Marcos Ambrose and Jeremy Clements in NASCAR’s XFINITY Series are just a few …

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Pace Laps: Kasey Kahne’s Endless Pursuit of… What? & Exciting NASCAR Racing In Iowa

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: The Latest Push To Fix Kasey Kahne June’s off week came with a crew chief change in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Travis Mack was replaced as Kasey Kahne‘s head wrench after just 15 races as the No. 95 Leavine Family Racing team remains mired …

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Pace Laps: A Rainy Kind of NASCAR Weekend

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Stewart-Haas Racing Asserting Its Dominance For the seventh time this season, Stewart-Haas Racing is taking home another race win trophy, this time with Clint Bowyer’s second victory of the season in the rain-shortened race at Michigan International Speedway. Joining teammates Kurt Busch and Kevin Harvick, …

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Pace Laps: 2018 NASCAR Championship Down To Three Men?

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Martin Truex Jr. Punches Back Against Kevin Harvick, Kyle Busch Reigning champion Martin Truex Jr. hasn’t had it easy this season. At one point, he wrecked three times in four races during a stretch from Texas to Talladega. “Last year, I felt like we couldn’t do …

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Pace Laps: Kyle Busch, Brad Keselowski Share Dominant Charlotte Weekend

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Kyle Busch, Jack of All Tracks Domination is an understatement for what Kyle Busch did en route to his Coca-Cola 600 win at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Sunday night (May 27). Busch swept all four stages of the race and led 377 of the 400 …

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Pace Laps: NASCAR’s All-Star Race Aerodynamic Experiment

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: All-Star Race Package Shows Promise Typically, the All-Star Race held a week ahead of the longest event on the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series schedule, turns into a glorified test session for teams preparing for the Coca-Cola 600. The result is often lackluster action that …

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Pace Laps: Harvick’s Historic Run, XFINITY Series Downhill Slide

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Harvick Having Historic Run Every once in awhile, an athlete reestablishes the level of greatness in their sport. NASCAR is no exception to the rule. There were Dale Earnhardt’s next-level championships in 1987 and 1994, Bill Elliott’s 1985 Winston Million and Jeff Gordon winning 13 …

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