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The 12: NASCAR Power Rankings Pocono 400 Edition

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As the halfway point of the NASCAR regular season has come and gone, Kyle Busch and Joe Gibbs Racing did not miss a beat. For the ninth time in 14 races, a JGR driver has gone to victory lane. Busch won his first race since Bristol and his fourth of the season. He will stay …

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The 12: NASCAR Power Rankings Coca-Cola 600 Edition

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The greatest day in motorsports has come and gone as the Monaco GP, Indy 500 and Coca-Cola 600 were all completed this past Sunday. The longest race of the season for the NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series was, unlike the last two years, a caution-filled race that featured multiple drivers battling for the lead. When …

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The 12: NASCAR Power Rankings All-Star Race Edition

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After a wild back and forth race, Kyle Larson broke his winless streak (even if it didn’t technically count since it’s a non-points paying race) and went to a Victory Lane to win the trophy and the $1 million prize. The real question, however, is how far did Larson move up in the rankings this …

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The 12: NASCAR Power Rankings Digital Ally 400 Edition

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After a wild and entertaining race, Brad Keselowski reigned supreme at Kansas to claim the victory in the Digital Ally 400. Now tying Kyle Busch for most wins this season, will Keselowski outduel Busch in the win column this year? Kevin Harvick was on track to claim his first victory before a flat tire false …

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The 12: NASCAR Power Rankings Gander RV 400 Edition

Martin Truex Jr. - Dover spring 2019

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Despite waiting out the Sunday washout, Martin Truex Jr stormed through the field to claim his second victory of the season at Dover International Speedway. Has Truex finally found his mojo? Miserable might just be the best word to sum up Denny Hamlin‘s Dover weekend. The Virginian was never able to find an ounce of …

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The 12: NASCAR Power Rankings Geico 500 Edition

Is Kyle Busch right to speak out as he did?(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Although not quite an Earnhardt, Chase Elliott took home his fourth career victory in front of a massive Elliott-favored crowed at Talladega last weekend. Can Elliott double down at Dover and prove he should be considered a championship threat? Often considered as the most consistent Chevrolet driver this season, Kurt Busch led a train of …

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The 12: NASCAR’s Top Prospects

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This week, NASCAR springs back into action after a restful off week. With the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series stars absent from the track, our panel of Frontstretch power rankings experts did the same. The 12: NASCAR Power Rankings Toyota Owners 400 Edition Putting power rankings aside this week, many drivers are trying to take the …

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The 12: NASCAR Power Rankings Toyota Owners 400 Edition

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As NASCAR strolls into a rare off week, Martin Truex Jr. is riding high off of his first short track victory. Is Truex finally starting to turn the corner at Joe Gibbs Racing and reclaim his old dominance? Clint Bowyer has quietly put together four straight top-10 finishes, including a third-place result at Richmond last …

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The 12: NASCAR Power Rankings Food City 500 Edition

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Bristol winner Kyle Busch has flipped the stat books upside down again. Now with eight top 10s to open a season, Busch is tied for the best start to a season ever in this decade. At this rate, what other stats can he rewrite? Kevin Harvick had a very un-Kevin-Harvick-like Bristol race. After failing pre-race …

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The 12: NASCAR Power Rankings O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 Edition

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After a rough and tumble day, Texas winner Denny Hamlin has shown that Kyle Busch is not the only Joe Gibbs Racing driver that can win races. Although it is a long way out, can Hamlin be a championship threat? All three Team Penske drivers encountered trouble in the Lone Star State. Can Brad Keselowski, …

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