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Who’s Hot & Who’s Not in NASCAR: Routine & Confusing

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

There was a mystifying mix of the routine and the head scratching during Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway. Yeah, Kyle Busch won the Food City 500 and Team Penske, Joe Gibbs Racing and Stewart-Haas Racing took up most of the spots up front, but he was involved in a …

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Cole Custer Left Wanting More After Top-3 Finish at Bristol

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Cole Custer‘s Alsco 300 started well but wound up finishing a bit sour. The driver of the No. 00 Ford Mustang led 25 laps and ultimately finished third behind eventual winner Christopher Bell and second-place Tyler Reddick. The Ladera Ranch, California native’s afternoon was up and down, to say the least. “We just got that …

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Cole Custer Earns First Pole of 2019 for Xfinity Race at Bristol

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Stewart Haas Racing’s Cole Custer will lead the NASCAR Xfinity Series field to the green flag for today’s (April 6) Alsco 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway. The pole is the Ladera Ranch, California native’s first of the season, season seventh of his Xfinity Series career and second at BMS. He was quickest in all three …

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Cole Custer, John Hunter Nemechek Top Bristol Xfinity Practices

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Friday afternoon saw Xfinity Series teams take to Bristol Motor Speedway for two 50-minute practice sessions. Stewart-Haas Racing’s Cole Custer was fastest overall for the day with a lap at 123.722 mph. Practice No. 1 In the first practice session, teams spent part of the session feeling out the surface after heavy rains early in …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Kyle Busch Earns 2nd Part of Texas Sweep, But Not Without Intrigue

(Photo: Rick Lunkenheimer)

Sometimes the journey really is as important as the destination. Saturday’s My Bariatric Solutions 300 at Texas Motor Speedway was a perfect example. If you just came in at the end and saw that Kyle Busch won the race, well, yeah, that was no surprise. That’s kind of what he does when he shows up …

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Tyler Reddick, Kyle Busch Lead Texas NASCAR Xfinity Series Practice For My Bariatric Solutions 300

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

NASCAR Xfinity Series practice for the 2019 My Bariatric 300 at Texas Motor Speedway has been completed Friday (March 29). Reigning series champion and current points leader Tyler Reddick along with former series champion Kyle Busch led the way ahead of Saturday’s race. First practice Busch was in a Richard Childress Racing sandwich on the …

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Pace Laps: Kyle Busch Makes History, But Not Before Cole Custer Stops Him

(Photo: Christian Koelle)

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: The Kyle Busch – Richard Petty Mirage NASCAR caught a break at the tail end of its West Coast swing. Auto Club Speedway Sunday (March 17) was another underwhelming race with the sport’s new handling package. One driver dominated, leading seven times for 134 laps and cruising to a 2.3-second …

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Xfinity Breakdown: History Will Have To Wait as California’s Cole Custer Has His Day in the Sun

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Kyle Busch haters, this one was for you. The Production Alliance Group 300 at Auto Club Speedway sure started out looking like another romp for Rowdy. He won the first two stages with ease, something he hadn’t done even while rolling to back-to-back Xfinity Series victories the previous two weeks. Busch led almost every lap, …

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Pit Road Mistakes Cost Busch the Lead in Xfinity Race, Bid for 200 Wins Moves to Sunday

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They say that records are meant to be broken but some records seem insurmountable: the Boston Celtics’ eight straight championships; Wilt Chamberlain’s 100-point game; Wayne Gretzky’s 2,857 career points. Up until recently, NASCAR’s unattainable record was 200 wins, set by seven-time Cup Series champion Richard Petty between 1960 and 1984. However, Monster Energy NASCAR Cup …

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Chase Briscoe Tallies Second Career Top-Five Finish in Auto Club

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It’s been a breakout season so far for Chase Briscoe and the Stewart Haas Racing organization. The organization snagged its first victory on Saturday (March 16th) with Cole Custer while his teammate also tallied his second top-five finish as a full-time driver. The stats have been adding up for both drivers as Custer has finished …

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