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Pace Laps: The NASCAR Horseshoe Goes To… Brad Keselowski

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: A New Horseshoe In Town 24 races into the NASCAR season, Brad Keselowski sat winless. Team Penske was an afterthought in the championship race, winning just once at Talladega with Joey Logano. It was Stewart-Haas Racing, not their three-car operation, that had superior speed at …

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Pace Laps: Screw the Rain in Indianapolis

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Rain On Indy’s Parade Moving NASCAR’s Indianapolis race to early September was designed to shake up the schedule. Its new spot as the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series regular-season finale increased its importance. A race that drivers still consider a crown jewel was pushing hard …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Highs and Lows of Pivotal Week in NASCAR

The latest episode of the 2018 Frontstretch Podcast is a roundtable of FS colleagues, as  Dustin Albino, Mike Neff, Tom Bowles and Zach Catanzareti discuss the positives and negatives of a crucial week in NASCAR this season. Chase Elliott finally got the job done at Watkins Glen International, but his win was overshadowed on Monday (Aug. 6) by the …

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Did You Notice?: NASCAR’s Eerie New Sound — Silence — Post-Brian France

Did You Notice? … The eerie silence surrounding NASCAR’s executive offices right now? 36 hours after NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France announced a leave of absence, there’s nothing official to digest other than a tersely worded, two-line statement installing Jim France as the sport’s interim CEO. Driving under the influence …

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Pace Laps: Chase Elliott’s History in the Making

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: A History-Making Moment For Chase Elliott Finally. It’s not a surprise to me that the second Chase Elliott hit Victory Lane, his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series win in the books, the first answer to how he felt was “relief.” After two-plus years of …

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