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2-Headed Monster: Did Roush Fenway Racing Make the Right Decision to Hire Ross Chastain over Chase Briscoe?

Roush Fenway Racing found itself in a very difficult decision following the delayed Daytona 500. Its full-time driver Ryan Newman was injured and in only a few days they had to trek out west to continue the season at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. In a short period of time the team had to make a …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: 2020 Pennzoil 400 at Las Vegas

The Headline(s): Joey Logano weathered a lap 266 restart in the 2020 Pennzoil 400 was comfortably ahead when the caution flew on the white flag lap for John Hunter Nemechek’s spin. He claimed a second consecutive victory in the Las Vegas spring race, his 24th career Cup Series win and 55th career NASCAR national series …

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Up to Speed: All Eyes on Ross Chastain

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Ross Chastain has had quite the eventful week.  It began with a strong run in the Daytona 500 that ended in a multi-car wreck in the closing laps and concluded Sunday (Feb. 23) at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, where another good performance went awry late in the race.  With six laps to go, Chastain looped …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR FanDuel Forecast: Pennzoil 400 (Las Vegas)

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It’s Las Vegas Motor Speedway time! NASCAR is motoring into the Sin City after an extremely newsworthy Speedweeks. And now that Daytona is in the rearview mirror, we’ve now come to what many in the garage refer to as the first true race of the season. Nobody really seems to know what anybody has so …

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Ross Chastain Tops Speed Charts in Las Vegas Xfinity Practice

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Ross Chastain‘s big weekend continues in Nevada as he went straight to the top of the board in Friday’s (Feb. 21) lone practice for the Boyd Gaming 300 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, the second event on the 2020 NASCAR Xfinity Series calendar. Chastain, who is also slated to drive the No. 6 Roush Fenway …

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4 Burning Questions: The Wait

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What just happened? The worst thing in the world is waiting. Sure, I’ll admit to being a young, ADHD-diagnosed millennial who can’t stay off of his phone for five minutes. Hating to wait is a normal thing now for a lot of people, thanks to the wonderful gift of technology. Since the death of Dale …

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Friday Faceoff: Is Denny Hamlin One of the All-Time Greats?

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Given the situation, who is the right choice to fill in the No. 6 car in the NASCAR Cup Series while Ryan Newman is recovering? Amy Henderson: I like the driver RFR went with, Ross Chastain. He’s shown that with good equipment, he can be racy and he can finish well for the team this weekend. …

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Ross Chastain Filling In for Ryan Newman in Cup Series

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Ross Chastain will drive the No. 6 in the NASCAR Cup Series in place of Ryan Newman beginning this weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Roush Fenway Racing announced Wednesday, Feb. 19. “First and foremost, our focus remains with Ryan and his family as he continues to recover,” Roush Fenway president Steve Newmark said in …

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Xfinity Breakdown: Noah Gragson Kicks Off 2020 with Victory at Daytona, Underdogs Finish Well

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Last year’s NASCAR Xfinity Series opener was horrendous with a single-file parade around the top. Saturday’s (Feb. 15) NASCAR Racing Experience 300 at Daytona International Speedway was anything but, as it was action packed throughout the event. Come the end, it was first-time winner Noah Gragson celebrating on the famed track’s frontstretch. The opening two …

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Myatt Snider Wins Pole at Daytona in Xfinity Debut

#21: Myatt Snider, Richard Childress Racing, Chevrolet Camaro TaxSlayer, Wins the pole for the NASCAR Racing Experience 300.

Myatt Snider won the pole for the NASCAR Xfinity Series season-opener at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday afternoon (Feb. 15) in what will be his first career Xfinity start. Snider turned a speed of 188.43 miles per hour to win the pole in the No. 21 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet — a car that will …

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