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Power Rankings: 7 Hours of Miami Edition

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It was a long week for NASCAR, but can someone tell me how an organization that makes Florida its home can think that scheduling a race at 3:30 p.m. ET in the middle of June is going to work in South Florida? I understand that television partners often make the call, but even they should …

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Power Rankings: Hotlanta Edition

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One thing we can say about last Sunday’s (June 7) race at Atlanta Motor Speedway is that it will be most remembered for what happened during pre-race. But it would have been impossible to create a race more memorable than the words and imagery we saw from NASCAR over the weekend. While I have always …

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NASCAR Mailbox: What Could Be the Secret to an Overall Better 2020 Season?

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Despite the year 2020 has been, the one positive we’ve seen is NASCAR. It has given us some fantastic racing and been a distraction for many fans who have been affected by world events. Even before the COVID-19 shutdown, the NASCAR Cup Series put on some of the best racing there’s been with the new …

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Pair of Wrecks End Day For Ryan Blaney, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Among Others At Bristol

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Bristol Motor Speedway apparently did not get the memo about being a “self-cleaning racetrack” during Sunday afternoon’s (May 31) Supermarket Heroes 500. A lap 200 spin by second-place runner Ryan Blaney off turn 2’s outside wall sparked a number of crashes in stage two. Ty Dillon was also eliminated in a wreck he just couldn’t …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR FanDuel Forecast: 2020 Alsco Uniforms 500

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The fourth NASCAR Cup Series race in 11 days is scheduled to take place on Wednesday (May 27), when round eight of the 2020 season commences at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The second oval race at Charlotte this week, Wednesday’s race will be significantly shorter than the 600-miler that was run on Sunday (May 24). In …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: 2020 Alsco Uniforms 500

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Another NASCAR Cup Series race? Yep! Get those daily fantasy NASCAR DraftKings rosters ready. Three days after the Coca-Cola 600, the sport’s longest race of the year, drivers will stay at Charlotte Motor Speedway for the Alsco Uniforms 500(k) on Wednesday (May 27) at 8 p.m. ET. It will mark the series’ fourth event in …

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Power Rankings: Monster Marathon Edition

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Every year it seems that we have the debate about whether NASCAR needs a 600-mile race. You can holler out “OK, Boomer,” but I think it is very important to have some of the classic NASCAR races stay at their classic lengths. There was a time this was a test of man and machine, and …

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5 Points to Ponder: Chase Elliott and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week

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ONE: Chase Elliott and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week Chase Elliott’s potential race-winning Sunday night at the Coca-Cola 600 was foiled by a few factors. Leading with less than three laps to go at Charlotte Motor Speedway, his Hendrick Motorsports teammate William Byron suffered a flat tire and spun. The ensuing caution …

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NASCAR Stat Sheet: Clean Air Proves King at Charlotte

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On Sunday evening (May 24), NASCAR held its annual Coca-Cola 600. Longest race of the year means intriguing stats, right? Even when clean air put a damper on the proceedings. There was a seven-time champion crossing the finish line in second, for what was believed to be his best finish in nearly three calendar years. …

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The Big 6: Questions Answered After the 2020 Coca-Cola 600

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Who… should you be talking about after the 2020 Coca-Cola 600? Brad Keselowski was going to come up short in the 2020 Coca-Cola 600.  He’d had a great restart with 46 laps to go, taking advantage of track position up front. However, Chase Elliott squeaked by and then took off in clean air, leaving Keselowski …

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