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Kurt Busch, Tony Stewart Among 6 Hit with Post-Dover Penalties, Warnings

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NASCAR warned six Sprint Cup teams on Wednesday for infractions occurring during the Dover race weekend, including the Chase-contending teams of Kurt Busch and Martin Truex Jr. Busch’s No. 41 team was posted for rear bumper tubing found during pre-race inspection. The No. 14 team of Busch’s teammate and owner Tony Stewart was warned for …

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Number Crunching: 2015 Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire NASCAR Fantasy Preview

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The drivers roll into Loudon, N.H. this week, and that means we’re back to some short-track racing. When it comes to short track racing and NASCAR Fantasy Live, we need to focus on one item pretty closely, and that is the laps lead number. So for this weeks race, we want to put some drivers …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: 2015 400 at Chicagoland

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(Photo: CIA Stock Photography, 2015)

Who’s in the headline – Dave Rogers made a call to stay out on a late-race caution and Denny Hamlin restarted the race in third with five laps to go. He went three-wide on the bottom of the track, cleared Jeff Gordon in turns 1 and 2, passed Kurt Busch as they spilled onto the …

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4 Cup Teams Penalized, Lose Chicagoland Practice Time

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(Photo Credit: Mike Neff, Frontstretch)

NASCAR announced late Tuesday it will dock four teams of practice time during this weekend’s 400 at Chicagoland Speedway for infractions occurring during last weekend’s even at Richmond International Raceway. Jeb Burton and his No. 23 BK Racing Toyota will lose 30 minutes of practice Friday for multiple infractions. The team was late to both …

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2015 Southern 500 Retro Paint Scheme Photo Gallery

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4 Burning Questions: Which Road Course Will Put On the Better Show?

2014 Road America NNS Brendan Gaughan Sam Hornish Jr racing Credit Jonathan Daniel Getty Images

Photo Credit: Jonathan Daniel, Getty Images

1. WHICH ROAD RACE — XFINITY OR TRUCKS — WILL PUT ON A BETTER SHOW? It used to be that fans decried tracks that had cars turning right, saying stock cars didn’t belong on the twisting turns of Riverside, Watkins Glen and Sears Point. After a decade of great races on these types of tracks, …

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BK Racing Makes Driver Swap Between Jeb Burton & JJ Yeley

2015 Pocono 1 Cup Jeb Burton Car Credit Anthony Lumbis Sr.

(Photo: Anthony Lumbis, Sr., Frontstretch)

BK Racing announced a ride swap between Jeb Burton and JJ Yeley that will begin next weekend at Darlington Raceway. These ride swaps are not uncommon as teams look for ways to improve the core of its operation. Burton will now pilot the No. 23 Toyota Camry with crew chief Joe Williams. Williams worked with …

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Beside the Rising Tide: Summertime Blues

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It’s summertime and the living is easy. As per normal, news from the racing circuit has hit a low ebb as folks busy themselves with their summer vacations and NFL players report to the summer camps in preparation for the beginning of the preseason, which effectively takes over the sports universe despite NASCAR’s once high …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: 2015 Windows 10 400 at Pocono

2015 Pocono Raceway NSCS Matt Kenseth victory lane credit NASCAR via Getty Images

(Photo: NASCAR via Getty Images)

Who’s in the headline – For the first time in month, Kyle Busch is not the main story coming out of a Cup race. He was half a lap from taking another trophy, but it was his teammate Matt Kenseth who came home with the hardware. In a crazy race that featured seven cautions in the first …

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Kyle Busch Paces 2015 Windows 10 400 Happy Hour at Pocono

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Looking for his fourth straight victory, Kyle Busch and the rest of Joe Gibbs Racing are dialed-in at Pocono Raceway this weekend. The bright green No. 18 M&M’s Toyota was quickest on the speed charts once again in preparation for the Windows 10 400 at Pocono with a lap time of 51.358 seconds (175.240 mph) after …

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