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Who’s Hot & Who’s Not In NASCAR: Dover Edition

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Just when it looked like Dover might produce something historic, like a young driver’s first win, Miles The Monster let someone else ruin the fun on Sunday. It was Kyle Busch who pulled an epic robbery, passing Chase Elliott . Well, “ruin” might be a strong word as Busch was just doing his job of trying …

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NASCAR XFINITY Series Entry List: Drive for the Cure 300

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After a weekend on the high-banked concrete surface at Dover International Speedway, the NASCAR XFINITY Series heads home to Charlotte Motor Speedway. They’ll be running the Drive for the Cure 300 presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina. There are 40 cars on the preliminary entry list for the event and 40 spots …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: Late Pass Gives Kyle Busch Victory Over Chase Elliott at Dover

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Who’s in the headline – We’ve seen it happen multiple times at Dover International Speedway as the No. 48 team makes a late-race charge to lead a handful of laps and win the race. It wasn’t the No. 48 car Sunday, but it was the No. 18 team. Kyle Busch dropped like a stone in …

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Pace Laps: A Flurry of NASCAR Playoff Activity

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Bittersweet Day for Hendrick Motorsports in Dover – In the end, the sweet side may outweigh the bitter Sunday at Dover International Speedway. But there was plenty of both as the four-car organization left the Delaware track. Staring with the negatives, Kasey Kahne was one of the three bullets in the …

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XFINITY Breakdown: Ryan Blaney Cruises to Checkered Flag at Dover

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After sweeping the pair of practice sessions on Friday, Ryan Blaney became the favorite for Saturday’s Use your Melon Drive Sober 200 at Dover International Speedway. However, with an eighth-place qualifying effort, the driver of the No. 22 had to pass some good cars to get to the front. Blaney was chasing down pole-sitter William …

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Ryan Blaney Sweeps XFINITY Practices at Dover

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Just hours after putting up the quickest time in the opening XFINITY Series practice of the weekend at Dover International Speedway, Ryan Blaney was fast again in the final session. Blaney’s hot lap was 152.672 mph, narrowly edging out William Byron (152.665 mph) by .001 seconds. The top nine speeds were separated by less than one-tenth …

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Ryan Blaney Paces Opening XFINITY Series Practice at Dover

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NASCAR Cup Series regulars led the way in opening XFINITY Series practice at Dover International Speedway, paced by Ryan Blaney at 154.275 mph, 0.022 seconds ahead of 2016 spring winner Erik Jones (154.129 mph). William Byron was the highest XFINITY Series regular in third (153.951 mph) with Justin Allgaier (153.616 mph) and Ty Dillon (153.472 …

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The 10: NASCAR Cup Series Power Rankings After New Hampshire

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The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series returned to New Hampshire Motor Speedway for the second event of the 2017 playoffs. Alas, it was likely the final time that the track will host a playoff event, as the race date moves to Las Vegas next season. Regardless of your opinion of the change, it’s always tough to …

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5 Points to Ponder: A Sluggish Start to the NASCAR Playoffs — Why?

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ONE: Sluggish Start to NASCAR’s 10-Race Playoff It’s fair to say for NASCAR that it hasn’t been the compelling start to the 2017 playoffs the powers that be at Daytona Beach, Fla.,  would have wanted. We’ve had two poor races with limited-to-no excitement. There hasn’t been a great deal of passing, not really any it seems …

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