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The 10: NASCAR Cup Series Power Rankings After Pocono

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The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series traveled to the Tricky Triangle, Pocono Raceway, for the Pocono 400 on Sunday (June 3). As the series begins painting the picture for the summer, it’s doing the same for the playoffs. With 10 positions left, Pocono could’ve given the opportunity for someone to punch their ticket to the …

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The 10: NASCAR Cup Series Power Rankings After Charlotte

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series returned to Charlotte Motor Speedway for the 59th annual 600-mile event. When you look at the list of NASCAR Hall of Famers, most of them have at least one Coca-Cola 600 victory on their résumé. Darrell Waltrip, Richard Petty, David Pearson, Dale Earnhardt and Rusty Wallace are just a few …

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The 10: Cup Series Power Rankings After the All-Star Race

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The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series ran its All-Star race on Saturday. Kevin Harvick has been the most dominant driver this season and kept that momentum going into the All-Star race by winning three of the four stages, including the final one to earn the victory. The annual exhibition race gave drivers a chance to …

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The 10: NASCAR Cup Series Power Rankings After Kansas

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The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series visited the Sunflower State to run the KC Masterpiece 400 at Kansas Speedway Saturday night (May 12). Sadly, the race weekend seemed like another copy-paste style event with the same result as four other races this season — Kevin Harvick on top of the leaderboard. But who shuffled around …

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The 10: NASCAR Cup Series Power Rankings After Dover

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The ongoing battle between Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch to be the top driver of the NASCAR Cup Series continued at Dover International Speedway on Sunday, and Harvick came away as the victor. Harvick now has four wins after 11 races as Stewart-Haas Racing continues to steamroll the competition. 1. Kevin Harvick (+2) With 64 laps …

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The 10: NASCAR Cup Series Power Rankings after Richmond

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The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series took to Richmond Raceway for the first Saturday night race of the season. Kyle Busch managed to take advantage of late-race pit stop woes for Martin Truex Jr. to seal the deal, 10 years after the infamous night he spun Dale Earnhardt Jr. Some new faces showed up in …

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The 10: NASCAR Cup Series Power Rankings After Bristol

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The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series made its first stop in “Thunder Valley” for the Food City 500 on Sunday. The race began as the threat of rain continued to loom, and precipitation interfered with the race three times on Sunday, creating what looked like a long day at the Bristol Motor Speedway. After a …

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The 10: NASCAR Cup Series Power Rankings After Texas

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Returning to the track after Easter’s off weekend, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series headed to Texas Motor Speedway where multiple tire failures took center stage. Martin Truex Jr., Kyle Larson and Ryan Newman were just a few of the big names taken out by Goodyear blowouts. When all was said and done, Kyle Busch …

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The 10: 10 Ways to Fix the Cup Series Schedule

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This past week, the teams competing in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series enjoyed their first off weekend of the 2018 season. The Easter holiday gave teams the opportunity to take a breather and enjoy time with family while celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ. The schedule has been a popular discussion lately in the NASCAR …

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The 10: NASCAR Cup Series Power Rankings After Martinsville

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series went short track racing at Martinsville Speedway Monday. The original plan was to run on Sunday, but for the first time in 25 years, a Cup Series race was postponed due to snow. The Blizzard of ’93 postponed the Motorcraft Quality Parts 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway for an …

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