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Did You Notice? … Second Place The First Winner In NASCAR Point System

Did You Notice? … The effect NASCAR stage racing has had on the point standings to date? Perhaps the most important shift occurred Sunday with Ryan Newman’s win. Newman, who won on late-race pit strategy after struggling most of the day is the first victor in the sport’s modern era to score fewer points than …

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Did You Notice? … Kyle Busch & Joey Logano’s Problem With Boys, Have At It

Did You Notice? … Kyle Busch‘s problem with NASCAR’s “Boys, have at it” rule? It’s certainly not the sport itself. Thrilled with the national publicity caused by Sunday’s scuffle, they’re leaning towards no penalty for Busch. Officials are happy that a spontaneous show of emotion overshadowed a ho-hum race and breathed life into …

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Pace Laps: Small Teams Benefit in Daytona, Montoya Has Fun

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Big Ones Open Opportunity for NASCAR’s Small Teams If your Daytona 500 top-10 predictions were correct, after Sunday you may have a few new friends next time you go gambling in Las Vegas — or when you make a DraftKings team. While veteran Kurt Busch grabbed an epic …

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Tracking the Trucks: Kaz Grala Wins Plate Race NASCAR Survivor

In a Nutshell: During the latest edition of plate race NASCAR Survivor, it looked like the veterans had the votes to knock off the youngsters. But after a Demolition Derby-type affair, stalwarts like Matt Crafton and Johnny Sauter quickly learned they didn’t earn immunity from the dreaded Big One. Ben Rhodes got bumped …

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The 10: Best Active NASCAR Drivers Without A Daytona 500 Win

For some NASCAR Hall of Famers, the Great American Race became the Great American Failure. Recently retired Tony Stewart was never able to bring home the trophy; Hall of Famer Mark Martin came two turns from it in 2007 only to fall just short. Rusty Wallace, Carl Edwards, Ned Jarrett… …

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