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Pace Laps: Brad Keselowski Advances to Homestead, William Byron Scores Another Victory

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Brad Keselowski Sneaks into Championship 4 – When they bumped, banged, passed and wrecked in the distance, the view became clear for Brad Keselowski: milk it home and you’re going to Homestead-Miami Speedway. From the drop of the green flag in the Can-Am 500, a position in the Championship 4 …

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Pace Laps: Lights at Martinsville, Lewis Hamilton Crowned Champion & IMSA Changes for 2018

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: The Power of Lights: Something about that Sun seemed to keep the drivers at bay Sunday at Martinsville Speedway. When she decided to make her daily disappearing act for the night, things changed in a big hurry on track. Around lap 300, the speedway flicked on the new once-used LED …

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The Frontstretch 5: Drivers Who Got Screwed

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1. We won… and we finished 18th In the fall 2008 race at Talladega Superspeedway, NASCAR ruled that Regans Smith’s pass below the solid yellow line to beat Tony Stewart to the finish was not a legal move. Stewart led the single-file field down the frontstretch and blocked Smith, leaving him nowhere else to go. …

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Nitro Shots: To Backup or Not to Backup

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In case you were under a rock somewhere and missed the highlight reel from last weekend’s AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals, Top Fuel points leader Steve Torrence blew a left rear tire on his dragster, which catapulted him straight into the wall, destroying his car in the second round of eliminations. With Torrence done in the …

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Nitro Shots: And Now for the News

The racers are taking a little break before resuming their respective championship hunts in Texas next week, but there are still many news stories to get caught up on, even if there isn’t any on track action this week. First up is a shuffling of race dates during next season’s Countdown. Charlotte traditionally kicks off …

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