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Up to Speed: Is the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series Playoff Field Already Set?

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Given how the 2020 NASCAR season has played out so far, the Cup Series playoff has felt like almost an afterthought.  Nevertheless, the Cup Series regular season is almost halfway complete.  Sunday’s race at Homestead-Miami Speedway was the 12th event of the revised Cup schedule in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Only 14 races …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: 2020 Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500

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Everyone loves some good short track racing and no one is more excited than NASCAR Cup Series drivers as they head to Virginia this Wednesday (June 10) for the Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500. Additional prestige surrounds the event as it is the first complete one to be run under the lights at Martinsville Speedway, …

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Bubba Wallace Treated, Released For Fatigue After Atlanta Cup Race

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Since its NASCAR Cup Series date moved away from Labor Day Weekend after the 2014 season, the variable of warmer temperatures has been less of a factor at Atlanta Motor Speedway. But, as Bubba Wallace discovered, the dangers of heat exhaustion can still rear their ugly head down in Georgia. A rescheduled event from March …

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Stock Car Scoop: Kevin Harvick Wins, Bubba Wallace Treated for Exhaustion at Atlanta

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NASCAR Cup Series teams took to the rough and rigid track of Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday (June 7). How did Kevin Harvick find his way to victory lane? Look back on his romp in the latest edition of Stock Car Scoop with Bryan Nolen. Frontstretch’s newest podcast that focuses on the motorsports news of …

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Kevin Harvick Takes Control to Win Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500

Folds of Honor QuikTrip 400

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What’s the best way to win a race? Ensure that much of the competition is not even in a position to beat you, which is what Kevin Harvick did during Sunday’s (June 7) Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.  The veteran driver moved to the lead for the first time within the …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: 2020 Coca-Cola 600

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After a few days off, the NASCAR Cup Series heads to Charlotte Motor Speedway for the traditional Coca-Cola 600. The 400-lap race starts at 6 p.m. ET on Sunday, May 24, 2020 and will air on FOX. Get your daily fantasy NASCAR DraftKings roster ready to rumble! The Coca-Cola 600 is a race held on …

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Frontstretch Podcast: NASCAR’s Return

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In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss NASCAR’s return to action this past weekend at Darlington Raceway, where Kevin Harvick and Denny Hamlin scored victories. The big story coming out of Wednesday night’s race was the incident involving Chase Elliott and Kyle Busch. Could this lead to retaliation from the No. 9 …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: 2020 Toyota 500 at Darlington

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The Headline(s): After showing long-run speed during a late green-flag run, Denny Hamlin’s pit crew got the No. 11 out front off pit road after a lap 194 caution at Darlington Raceway. Following a brief restart, Hamlin then capitalized when an incident between Kyle Busch and Chase Elliott on lap 200 brought out the 11th …

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Ryan Newman, Roman Team Up for Coca-Cola 600

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A new primary sponsor has climbed aboard Ryan Newman’s No. 6 Ford for the 2020 Coca-Cola 600. Roman, a men’s digital health clinic, will be a primary partner for Newman at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Roush Fenway Racing announced Wednesday (May 20). “We are excited to have Roman on board this weekend,” Newman said in a …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: NASCAR Returns in Darlington With Big Changes

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Sunday was a big day for NASCAR, as the Cup Series returned to action at Darlington Raceway. Viewers are hungry for anything sports-related, and while the general opinion right now is that the race went off without a hitch, it’ll be quite a while before we know that for sure. Overnight numbers indicated that the …

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