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Denny Hamlin and Clint Bowyer Top Cup Series Practice Charts at Talladega

Denny Hamlin and Clint Bowyer led the two Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice sessions on Friday (October 11) afternoon for the 500. Hamlin was fastest in the first 50-minute practice at 204.904 mph. Kevin Harvick was second with a speed of 203.688, and Kyle Busch, who had mechanical …

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5 Points to Ponder: Chevrolet Making a Late Push After Dismal 2019

ONE: Don’t Look Now, But Here Comes Chevrolet Chase Elliott’s comeback wasn’t the only big moment for the Bowtie Brigade Sunday (Sept. 29) at Charlotte Motor Speedway’s ROVAL in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Two of its bubble drivers, William Byron and Alex Bowman, made it through after rollercoaster …

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Up to Speed: The Charlotte Motor Speedway ROVAL Delivers, Again

Two years ago, when Charlotte Motor Speedway announced that its fall race would be held on something called a “ROVAL,” the decision was met with a fair amount of skepticism.  Would big, bulky stock cars put on a good show at an infield road course?  And was it really a …

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Frontstretch Podcast: William Byron Hopes to Make It Past Opening Round of Playoffs

In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss a weekend of playoff racing at Richmond Raceway that saw Martin Truex Jr. score his second consecutive victory. While Truex won, his Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Erik Jones was disqualified for failing post-race tech inspection for a rear toe issue. …

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The 12: NASCAR Power Rankings Federated Auto Parts 400 Edition

In a throwback to the 1985 Indianapolis 500, Martin Truex Jr. did his best impression of Danny Sullivan’s “spin and win” as the New Jersian took the top step of the podium at Richmond Raceway for his second consecutive victory. Can Truex make it three-for-three in the first round of …

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Who’s Hot & Who’s Not: Playoffs Underway

All three major NASCAR national touring series’ playoffs are underway with at least one playoff race completed. The NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series already has finished its Round of 8 and its opening Round of 6 race at Talladega Superspeedway isn’t until October 12. The Monster Energy Monster Energy Cup …

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