NASCAR Race Weekend Central

Friday Faceoff: Could Kyle Busch Actually Miss the Cup Playoffs?

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Now less than 100 points above the cutoff, is it possible that Kyle Busch misses the NASCAR Cup Series postseason? Mark Kristl: With six races remaining in the regular season, all victors will make the playoffs. Kyle Busch’s odds of missing the playoffs, therefore, decrease if someone below the playoff cut line wins. That then would …

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Power Rankings: Dedication to Bob Bahre Edition

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Despite a ho-hum finish, NASCAR’s Cup division put on a great race at the Magic Mile to properly honor the late great Bob Bahre. The selective painting of the traction compound seemed to do the job, allowing drivers to run all over the racetrack. Let’s take a look at the Power Rankings after the 301-lap …

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The Big 6: Questions Answered After the 2020 Foxwoods Resort Casino 301

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Who… should you be talking about after the race? Brad Keselowski made it known early that he had a fast car, winning the second stage of the day and battling for the top spot with Denny Hamlin for much of the race Sunday (Aug. 2) at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. In the end, Keselowski held …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 at New Hampshire

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

What happened? Brad Keselowski won the Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Sunday (Aug. 2) after pulling away from Denny Hamlin on a long, final green-flag run. Keselowski led a race-high 184 laps en route to his third NASCAR Cup Series victory of 2020. Martin Truex Jr., Joey Logano and Kevin …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: 2020 Foxwoods Resort Casino 301

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

NASCAR Cup Series teams will try to work their magic for your NASCAR DraftKings rosters this weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. The Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 will air Sunday, Aug. 2 at 3 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network, sparking the sport’s seven-race sprint in August to end the regular season. The track, known …

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Stock Car Scoop: Daytona Road Course Protocols, Sergio Perez Diagnosed with Covid-19, Loudon Lineup

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Daytona announced the protocols for the Road Course Race on August 15th and 16th. What are they? What can we expect? Find out in the latest edition of Stock Car Scoop. Frontstretch‘s newest podcast focuses on the motorsports news of the week, including which F1 driver has test positive for COVID-19 and the lineup for …

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Aric Almirola Draws Cup Pole for New Hampshire

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Aric Almirola‘s good fortune – at least where starting grid spots are concerned – continues this week, as a random draw sits him on the NASCAR Cup Series pole for this weekend’s Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. It’s Almirola’s third pole by virtue of the random selection and his 10th top-five …

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Power Rankings: Racing Gods Have Spoken Edition

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The Racing Gods sure have a wicked sense of timing. Last week, the racing community lost a great racing promoter in Bob Bahre. This week, NASCAR heads to the track that he was responsible for making happen. Mr. Bahre was so important to New England racing in general and to New Hampshire Motor Speedway in …

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NASCAR Stat Sheet: Another Shotgun Finish for JTG Daugherty Racing

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After Thursday’s (July 23) race at Kansas Speedway, the NASCAR Cup Series has officially crossed the halfway point of the season. Woof, with the way the season began, I wasn’t sure we’d ever get to this point. All things considered, the same old, same old happened after 400 miles of racing; Denny Hamlin proved once …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR FanDuel Forecast: Super Start Batteries 400 at Kansas Speedway

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Dorothy, we are finally in Kansas. NASCAR makes its return to Kansas Speedway after the original May date was postponed in the COVID-19 realignment. Kansas will host the 19th race of the NASCAR Cup Series season. As the chase for the Playoffs heats up, the NASCAR Cup drivers will have to tackle 400 miles on …

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