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Who’s Hot and Who’s Not In Sprint Cup: Las Vegas Edition

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Now that we are two races into the NASCAR season, we can’t say something is a trend, but what we can say is that it after two races the drivers who are off to good starts aren’t going to give them back. And the drivers who are off to slow starts don’t like where they …

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The Big 6: Questions Answered After the 2015 Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta

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Looking for the Who, What, When, Where, Why and How behind Sunday’s race? Amy Henderson has you covered each week with the answers to six race-day questions, covering all five Ws and even the H… the Big Six. Who… gets my shoutout of the race? There’s been a question about the performance, or lack thereof, …

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MPM2Nite: Sliced Bread Redux

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There are few better ways to torpedo a young driver’s career than to make him ride into the big leagues aboard a wave of hype. Such was the case of one Joseph Thomas Logano out of Atlanta by way of Middletown Connecticut. Early success in some support series earned him some high profile endorsements labeling …

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Joey Logano Takes Sprint Cup Pole After Chaotic Qualifying

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Normally, the Daytona 500 winner taking the pole a week after his triumph would be the biggest story of qualifying. But Friday’s qualifying session at Atlanta Motor Speedway was anything but normal. Joey Logano used a blistering 194.683 mph lap to take the pole for Sunday’s Folds of Honor Quiktrip 500, the ninth of his …

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Joey Logano Paces Both XFINITY Series Practices at Atlanta

Team Penske is back on top once again. Daytona 500 champion Joey Logano has momentum on his side following a week full of media appearances across the east coast, and he was able to drive his No. 22 Ford to the top of the charts during both of Friday’s practice sessions for the NASCAR XFINITY …

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Happiness Is… Bargain Shopping, Good Times & Monkeying Around

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There was a time when some young hotshot got a sweet ride driving for top-tier organization, taking over from a former champion and stalwart of the sport.  That driver faced the challenge of carrying with him exaggerated expectations but also squinted eyes from fans.  That driver, however, found elements of success but eventually wore out …

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NASCAR Sprint Cup Power Rankings: Top 15 After Daytona

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After a Speedweeks that can be described as nothing else but crazy, Sunday saw a somewhat tame Daytona 500…if you can call multiple laps of three-wide racing for the lead at 200 mph tame. The race ended under yellow for a multi-car accident after the field took the white flag. Joey Logano, who led 31 …

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NASCAR Mailbox: Daytona, Atlanta, and the Busch Brothers

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What else can fans ask for out of the official start of our season? Daytona brought firsts in terms of victories for two young drivers; in the Camping World Truck Series for 19 year-old Tyler Reddick in the No. 19 Ford for Brad Keselowski, and in the XFINITY Series for 21 year-old Ryan Reed in …

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Who’s Hot and Who’s Not In Sprint Cup: Atlanta Edition

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Burnouts (hot) Of course you’ve got Joey Logano, a first-time winner of the Daytona 500. The good thing about this win for the 24-year-old is that he had one of the top three or four strongest cars all day and this was not a fluke victory. This win continues the momentum for the Penske Racing …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: 2015 Daytona 500

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Who’s in the headline – The winningest duo in the Cup series last season was Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano, and when the first checkered flag of the season flew at Daytona on Sunday it was Logano driving under it first for his first career victory at a restrictor-plate track. Logano brought the field to …

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