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2-Headed Monster: Who Will Have the Better 2020 Campaign? Ricky Stenhouse Jr. or Chris Buescher?

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What an interesting situation that will take place in the 2020 season. Two drivers will literally swap rides. We’ve seen it a few times. Back in the 1990s, Jeremy Mayfield and John Andretti literally swapped rides and they were always compared to each other the year after it happened. The same will be done with …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: Hollywood Casino 400

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The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series returns to Kansas Speedway for the final race in the Round of 12. The Hollywood Casino 400 will be held on Sunday, Oct. 20 at 2:30 p.m. ET and will air on NBC. Kansas is the second 1.5-mile track in the playoffs (Las Vegas Motor Speedway, the first, was …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR FanDuel Forecast: Hollywood Casino 400

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The pressure is on this weekend at Kansas Speedway, as four drivers will be eliminated from the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs. The Hollywood Casino 400 will air on NBC on Sunday, Oct. 20, at 2:30 p.m ET. Kansas is a traditional cookie-cutter, mile-and-a-half oval, and with this year’s low horsepower package in effect, …

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Ricky Stenhouse Jr. to Drive for JTG Daugherty Racing in 2020

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Ricky Stenhouse Jr. has found a home for 2020. Stenhouse will drive JTG Daugherty Racing’s No. 37 Chevrolet Camaro in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series in 2020, filling the seat vacated by Chris Buescher. Buescher and Stenhouse swap NASCAR Cup Series rides for the upcoming season, as it was previously announced that Buescher will …

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Up to Speed: Richard Childress Racing Starting Over


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Richard Childress Racing is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2019.  Starting out as an owner/driver, Childress built his organization into one of the mightiest teams in NASCAR history.  His achievements with Dale Earnhardt at the wheel of the No. 3 Chevrolet are the stuff of legend. But as great as RCR has been over most …

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Friday Faceoff: Is It Ok For Drivers To Quit When They Have Nothing To Gain?


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Kyle Busch parked his car last week after trouble early left him with nothing to gain. Do you have an issue with a driver calling it quits? Adam Cheek: Honestly, in that situation, no. If it’s early in the race and they’re just not running well, yes, but Kyle had a crappy day, stuff on his …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Tyler Reddick Chats Consistency at Richard Childress Racing

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In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss a frantic weekend of playoff racing at the Charlotte Motor Speedway ROVAL, which saw Chase Elliott come back to win after driving into the tire barrier earlier in the race. Besides debating if Elliott is the best active road racer, the duo chats about Alex …

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The Underdog House: Matt DiBenedetto, Road Racing Specialist?

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Top of the Class For the third time this season, the drivers of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series made right and left hand turns as they tackled the Charlotte Motor Speedway ROVAL on Sunday. And for the third time this season, the best underdog in the rundown was road racing ace Matt DiBenedetto. Wait …

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Beside the Rising Tide: The Time of the Season


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It seems like the only inalterable rule in life is that change is inevitable — and I very much doubt that will ever change. Though if in fact change is inalterable inevitably, then someday that must in fact change as well. Only some of you were around this grand blue marble we share back in …

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Fire on Fridays: Roush’s Rejuvenation

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Jack Roush has spoken. Unfortunately, that means the folks at Natty Light might be a bit upset. But bringing Chris Buescher back is the smartest move Roush Fenway Racing could make for its Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. While it might be a surprise, considering that Buescher and Roush both claimed they officially split ways …

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