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Couch Potato Tuesday: NASCAR Road Course Broadcasts Show Shenanigans, Limitations

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Last weekend, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series took their third and final weekend off for 2018.  For those race fans in the need for a racing fix, both the XFINITY and Camping World Truck Series hit the twisties for some action.  The results were interesting. Johnsonville 180 Saturday afternoon brought the XFINITY Series to …

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XFINITY Breakdown: Justin Allgaier Goes Back-to-Back on Road Courses


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Justin Allgaier has always been an underrated road course driver, but in 2018, he’s forced into the conversation. And on Saturday (Aug. 25) at Road America, he drove the No. 7 car to its second consecutive victory when making right-hand turns. Allgaier took the green flag from 11th and had an eventful race, just like …

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4 Burning Questions: Is GMS Racing Buying Furniture Row Racing?

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Is GMS Racing Buying Furniture Row Racing? The year of unpredictable events continued on Thursday (Aug. 23), with Adam Stern reporting that Furniture Row Racing is discussing possibly selling the operation to GMS Racing. Unclear whether @GMSRacingLLC would buy @FRRacingTeam’s charter/assets right away, or whether they could form a @Toyota alliance in ’19 before GMS …

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Did You Notice?: BK Racing NASCAR Sale Underwhelming Compared To Other Sports


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Did You Notice? … How little a NASCAR sale of a charter is worth? After months of bids, a North Carolina court revealed the winning bid for BK Racing in bankruptcy court was $2.08 million. Front Row Motorsports will take over the charter and most other assets; two other teams purchased other, small portions to raise …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: Chase Elliott Cranks Up the Siren Again

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Who’s in the headline After almost three years of trying, and eight near misses, Chase Elliott has finally scored his maiden win in the Cup series. Elliott won the second stage and the race while Martin Truex Jr. grabbed the win in the first stage. William Byron crossed the finish line in eighth to claim …

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NASCAR Hall of Famer Bill Elliott to Return to XFINITY Series at Road America

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Warning, do not adjust your computer screen, NASCAR Hall of Famer Bill Elliott will drive the No. 23 GMS Racing Chevrolet in the upcoming NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Road America on Aug 25. The 1988 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion made his last NASCAR start in 2012 at Daytona International Speedway. He finished 37th …

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Hendrick Motorsports Unveils Cars For 2018


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All black, slick blue, the return of the flames. Yeah, Hendrick Motorsports will stand out come the 2018 Daytona 500 next February. Though there are seven races left to contest the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship, Hendrick Motorsports took Thursday (Oct. 5) to unveil their 2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 racecars for the 2018 …

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NASCAR CEO Brian France, Multiple Drivers Endorse Presidential Candidate Donald Trump

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Making an appearance prior to Super Tuesday, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump walked the across a stage at Valdosta State University in Georgia attempting to sway voters to support the real estate mogul. Adding a NASCAR presence to his campaign, Trump was endorsed by NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France. Citing that France’s “leadership and strength are …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: 2016 Sprint Unlimited at Daytona

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Who’s in the headline – After being involved in an early caution Denny Hamlin played pit strategy to get to the front of the pack and stretched his fuel to the end of a green-white-checkered finish to take his third Sprint Unlimited victory. The vast majority of cars had damage during the evening but Hamlin’s …

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The Frontstretch 5: Reasons to Fall For the Lady In Black All Over Again

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As NASCAR heads back to Darlington Raceway, finally restored to its rightful place on the Cup schedule after 12 long years without what was once the sport’s longest-running tradition, there are dozens of reasons why the odd-shaped, high-banked oval is one of NASCAR’s true treasures. Here are just a few. 1. If you don’t like …

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