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Pace Laps: Manufacturer Advantages, Stand-Alone Races, and Different Faces

Cup: All-Star Snoozer – While the question of whether or not the All-Star race has outlived its usefulness is a valid one, the bigger question resides with how it should remain should it continue.  One comment that seemed appropriate regarding the race is that, to truly be an All-Star race, drivers …

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Pace Laps: Opportunity, Fuel Mileage, Make-A-Wish and More

XFINITY: It’s Time for a Stand-Alone – After another much needed off-weekend, the NASCAR XFINITY Series regulars will have their first true chance to reach Victory Lane at a non-plate track this year. Heading over to the stand-alone event in Iowa on Sunday, the division’s drivers will be up against …

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Pace Laps: A Second Chance to Make a First Impression, Ending a Dry Spell

SPRINT CUP: We all need a second chance sometimes – For 19-year-old Chase Elliott, Sunday afternoon at Richmond International raceway was his second-career Sprint Cup Series start – the first he will like to remember after a troublesome Martinsville debut in March. Advancing to Round 2 of Coors Light qualifying …

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Pace Laps: XFINITY Excellence, Short Track King, and Other News

XFINITY: It’s Super Joey – Dominating efforts happen often in the XFINITY Series, but it’s rare to happen at a track as difficult as Bristol. However, Joey Logano did the unthinkable on Saturday afternoon – leading every single one of the 300 laps. But that wasn’t the biggest story during …

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Pace Laps: Youth Prevails, Redemption in Vegas, Controversy and More

XFINITY: The Future Has Arrived – It only took nine races until Erik Jones drove a Joe Gibbs Racing car into Victory Lane. The soon-to-be 19-year-old outran two Cup Series veterans at Texas, and in doing so, gave Joe Gibbs Racing its first XFINITY Series win since Matt Kenseth’s triumph in …

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Pace Laps: Short Track Racing, Indy Returns, NHRA 4-Wides & F1

NHRA: 4-Wide Nationals Produce Surprise Winners – It was a good day for Don Schumacher Racing as they scored Funny Car win No. 100 with Fast Jack Beckman and then completed the Nitro sweep for the 47th time with a Top Fuel win by Antron Brown at the 4-Wide Nationals …

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Pace Laps: Keselowski’s Great Escape, Harvick Turns On Heat & “Magic”

Sprint Cup: Keselowski’s Great Escape – Brad Keselowski, up to this point has been the forgotten man in the Team Penske duo these days. With Joey Logano victorious in February’s Daytona 500, Keselowski has had a decent season by comparison but still seemed a step behind. He had zero top-5 finishes, entering Sunday …

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