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5 Points To Ponder

Five Points to Ponder: Millennials, Champions and Ninja Warriors

ONE: Next Up, Easter After seven straight weeks of competition in the 2017 Cup Series season, we hit the first off weekend of the season a little later than last year as we celebrate Easter. So what have we learned so far? First things first, the Penske Fords are fast …

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5 Points to Ponder: The Re-Emergence of Chip Ganassi Racing

ONE: Chip Ganassi Racing Chip Ganassi Racing has gone through both spurts of ultra-competitive greatness and the lulls of being a field filler. However, the organization as a whole has almost never looked better. We’ve all heard plenty about Kyle Larson and the wondrous start he is off to in …

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Five Points: Wins, Near-Wins and Wide-Open Spaces

ONE: Fontana The #NASCARGoesWest swing — and how else to say it but with a ubiquitous hashtag –concludes this weekend with a trip to the two-mile, low-banked D-shaped oval of Auto Club Speedway. This is the 20th-anniversary visit and the 28th time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup cars have traversed the …

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Five Points to Ponder: Elliott’s Despair, Busch’s Redemption and Waltrip’s Retirement

ONE: Chase Elliott’s wins are coming – soon An otherwise excellent Speedweeks finished in crushing disappointment for the 21-year-old sophomore Hendrick Motorsports driver. After winning his Cam-Am Duel and securing the coveted pole position for the Daytona 500, Elliott lead 39 circuits at the famous two-and-a-half-mile track including 23 of …

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