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The 12: NASCAR Power Rankings Auto Club 400 Edition

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It finally happened. After weeks of publicity and hype, Kyle Busch scored his 200th career victory across NASCAR’s three national touring series in Sunday’s Auto Club 400. Busch is looking unbeatable, but will this trend last as NASCAR moves back east? Once again, Martin Truex Jr started deep in the field at Auto Club but …

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The 12: NASCAR Power Rankings Ticket Guardian 500 Edition

Kyle Busch has asserted himself as the prominent headline of NASCAR over the last several weeks as his quest to reach 200 victories across all three of NASCAR’s national series draws ever closer. After his romping victory in the Ticket Guardian 500, will the winning tradition continue throughout the season? Despite phenomenal outings at Atlanta …

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The 12: NASCAR Power Rankings Pennzoil 400 Edition

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Defending champion Joey Logano held off his Team Penske teammate Brad Keselowski to claim the win in the Pennzoil 400. Is the duo of Logano and Keselowski the ones to beat as NASCAR transitions to the new aero package era? After another spectacular weekend which included the capture of two checkered flags, is Kyle Busch …

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The 12: NASCAR Power Rankings Folds of Honor Quik Trip 500 Edition

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Brad Keselowski found some Atlanta magic as he was able to use the new highly anticipated aero package to his advantage. While there are still many unknowns to figure out with the new package, does Keselowski’s victory suggest he is the favorite with the new rules? After earning his first pole in six years, is …

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The 12: NASCAR Power Rankings Daytona 500 Edition

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A crash-marred Daytona 500 saw Denny Hamlin survive the carnage to claim his second Daytona 500 win. After ending his long winless streak, is Hamlin poised for a championship run? After nearly winning the Great American Race, can Kyle Busch and Joey Logano put their Daytona disappointment behind them? Although Jimmie Johnson did not make very …

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The 10: NASCAR Cup Series Power Rankings After Homestead

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Entering Homestead, the Championship 4 was labeled as one of the best fields of four we have ever seen. Sunday’s race was proof that the label wasn’t false as all four championship contenders had a chance. The feud between Joey Logano and Martin Truex Jr. was rekindled at the end and ended the same way it did …

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The 10: NASCAR Cup Series Power Rankings After ISM Raceway II

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New layout, a packed house and an exciting 312 laps took place on Sunday (Nov. 11) at ISM Raceway. Seven drivers entered the weekend chasing three spots for this weekend’s Championship 4 race at Homestead-Miami Speedway. One of those drivers didn’t have to win, but he did anyway. Kyle Busch was able to take his …

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The 10: NASCAR Cup Series Power Rankings After Texas II

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The Closer finally closed the deal on Sunday in Fort Worth, Texas, picking up his eighth victory of 2018 by holding off Ryan Blaney in NASCAR overtime while also earning his spot in the Championship 4 at Homestead. While Kevin Harvick made a statement, Joey Logano added another name to his avoid list for Homestead …

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