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NASCAR Stat Sheet: 2020 Cup Playoff Picture Tight Heading into Regular Season Finale

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It’s almost 2020 NASCAR playoff time, baby! The Cup playoff sits just a week away after an eventful weekend of racing at Dover International Speedway. This weekend was the first time both the NASCAR Cup and Xfinity series held doubleheaders at the Monster Mile. And boy, did those races deliver. The sport now finds itself …

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The Big 6: NASCAR Questions Answered After Drydene 311 Race II

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Who… should you be talking about after the Drydene 311? On Saturday, Aug. 22, Denny Hamlin fired a shot across Kevin Harvick’s bow by winning the first Drydene 311 race at Dover International Speedway in commanding fashion. His first career NASCAR Cup Series victory at the Monster Mile gave him six wins on the year, …

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Final Playoff Spot ‘In Fate’s Hands’ for Jimmie Johnson

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A combination of raw speed and a late-race two-tire call from Cliff Daniels netted Jimmie Johnson a third-place finish in Sunday’s (Aug. 23) Drydene 311 from Dover International Speedway. His Hendrick Motorsports teammate William Byron finished one spot behind him in fourth, meaning the seven-time champion sits a mere four points behind the No. 24 …

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Kevin Harvick Tames Dover, Dominates Drydene 311

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Kevin Harvick didn’t just clinch the NASCAR Cup Series regular season title on Sunday afternoon in the Drydene 311 at Dover International Speedway.  He and his team reminded all observers what they have done all season long to earn it.  Harvick swept all stages and took the win on Sunday in the second half of …

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The Big 6: Questions Answered After the 2020 Drydene 311 Race 1

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Who … should you be talking about after the race? Leading a race-high 115 laps, Denny Hamlin registered win number six of the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season, getting by Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Martin Truex Jr. for the first race of the series doubleheader at Dover International Speedway in the Drydene 311. Hamlin continues …

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Denny Hamlin Delivers 1st Dover Win, 1-2-3 for Joe Gibbs Racing

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Denny Hamlin and the No. 11 team has done it again. Hamlin led a Joe Gibbs Racing crusade on Saturday evening (Aug. 22), with the Virginia driver claiming the victory at Dover International Raceway in the first of two races this weekend. The three-time Daytona 500 champion swept the stages in Delaware and passed his …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR FanDuel Forecast: Drydene Dover Doubleheader

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Dover International Speedway is one of the last remaining independently owned racetracks on the NASCAR Cup Series schedule, with the 21 of the other 23 facilities being owned by either NASCAR or Speedway Motorsports Incorporated. This independent streak that the track has can be felt by both fans and drivers. The unique oval is the …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: 2020 Drydene 311s

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The NASCAR Cup Series heads up north to the Monster Mile for a full weekend of racing, giving you double the chances to win big bucks in your NASCAR DraftKings contests. Both Drydene 311 events at Dover International Speedway on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 22-23, will air at at 4 p.m. ET on NBC Sports …

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Did You Notice?: Monster Moment For Jimmie Johnson in Final NASCAR Season

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Did You Notice? … This coming weekend feels like Jimmie Johnson’s last stand? Three races remain in the NASCAR Cup Series regular season, and Johnson still sits on the outside of the postseason looking in. The future Hall of Famer, who once had 15 straight postseason appearances, sits 25 points below the cutline in his last …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Daytona Road Course Disappoints, William Byron Talks Racing on the Bubble

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Subscribe: iTunes In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss NASCAR’s inaugural weekend on the Daytona International Speedway road course. How did the duo think the racing played out, and should NASCAR return? Chase Elliott scored the victory, his third consecutive win on a road course. Meanwhile, Jimmie Johnson had a solid day, though …

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