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Pace Laps: Rain at Bristol on Sunday, Erik Jones Leads the Way in XFINITY

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: And then it was Monday – In a sport that halts its action at the lightest of rainfall, Sunday’s Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway was simply doomed. Dropping buckets of water from the get-go, NASCAR wasted no time to cancel the day’s activities, pushing the Monster Energy NASCAR …

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Nitro Shots: Viva Las Vegas

The NHRA Mello Yello Series is back in action again this weekend in Las Vegas with the DENSO Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals, the fourth race of the young season. An added element this weekend is the K&N Horsepower Challenge, a special bonus race for the Pro Stock class. If you haven’t heard, the eighth and …

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Pace Laps: Pair of Winless Streaks Snapped by Ryan Newman and Justin Allgaier in the Desert, Along with Sebring Chaos

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Ryan Newman Snaps Personal and RCR Winless Streak – Ryan Newman might just be the epitome of the phrase “where did he come from” for the past ten years. In four of his last six victories, the “rocket man” led 12 or less laps on his way to victory. Three of …

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Nitro Shots: Getting Back to Championship Form?

Last year, KB Racing absolutely dominated the Pro Stock class, taking home the class championship with Jason Line while teammate Greg Anderson finished the season right behind him in second spot. The two years prior to that, however, belonged to Elite Motorsports and two-time champion Erica Enders. Elite had high hopes after adding five-time champion …

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Nitro Shots: Hey, Good Lookin’! More Than a Pretty Face

During a feature on the FOX coverage of the NHRA Arizona Nationals, Leah Pritchett was asked if her looks have helped or hurt her during her career. Her response was “both,” and I can imagine that’s quite true. It’s no secret that looks can take you places, particularly in a sport that relies on sponsor-driver …

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