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Friday Faceoff: Who Gets It Done at Homestead?

After the dust cleared at Phoenix, it will be Martin Truex, Jr., Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick and Brad Keselowski duking it out for the championship at Homestead.  Who takes home the trophy? Amy Henderson: Truex is ready to close it out and has the car to do it.  And if …

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Friday Faceoff: Where’s the Line in NASCAR?

Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway featured a lot of action, including Denny Hamlin spinning Chase Elliott for the lead, Kyle Busch moving Hamlin out of the way for the win and Elliott waiting for Hamlin after the race and running into the No. 11.  Were …

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Friday Faceoff: Did NASCAR Go Too Far with Penalties?

Last weekend’s race featured the second cut in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs, and among those out is veteran Matt Kenseth, who was parked by NASCAR for having too many crew members working on his car under the damaged vehicle policy.  Is the consequence for that particular infraction …

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Friday Faceoff: When’s That First Win Coming for Chase Elliott?

 NASCAR released the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series rules changes this week, and they were minimal in comparison to recent years.  Was it the right call to stay consistent, or should more tweaks have been made? Amy Henderson: No matter what NASCAR did, fans would complain. Keeping the package …

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Friday Faceoff: Who Will Be On the Outside Looking In?

As 2017 winds down, a few surprising names are out of a ride in NASCAR.  With only a few seats still up in the air, which driver is most likely to be out in the cold without a ride next year? Michael Massie:  In NASCAR, drivers rarely have the option …

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Friday Faceoff: Who’s Sandbagging Who?

Last weekend at Michigan International Speedway, Brad Keselowski had some harsh words for the factory Toyota teams, accusing them of sandbagging after NASCAR floated the possibility of taking equipment from teams for comparison tests to avoid changes from the sanctioning body to increase parity.  Is there any merit to Keselowski’s …

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