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Stock Car Scoop: Martinsville Mayhem Leads to NASCAR Championship 4 Surprises

Chase Elliott said Sunday’s win at Martinsville (Nov. 1) was the biggest win of his career. It was also the crowning achievement on three exceptional races at the paperclip-shaped oval, producing a long list of Championship 4 surprises. What else did Elliott have to say after his Cup Series triumph? Find out in the latest …

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Despite 9-Win Season, Kevin Harvick Among 4 Eliminated From Title Race at Martinsville

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Seven drivers entered the Xfinity 500 at Martinsville Speedway with a chance to claim one of three spots up for grabs in the championship race, so no matter what happened, four were going to go home unhappy. What nobody expected was for Kevin Harvick to be one of them. Harvick, whose nine wins and stellar …

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Chase Elliott Wins 2020 Xfinity 500 at Martinsville, Will Race for Cup Title

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Leading 236 laps, including the final 41, Chase Elliott punched his ticket to race for the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series title next weekend at Phoenix by virtue of his win in the Xfinity 500 on Sunday at Martinsville Speedway. Ryan Blaney finished second ahead of Joey Logano, Brad Keselowski and Kurt Busch.  By virtue of finishing …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: 2020 Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500 at Texas

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What happened? After a three-day weather delay, Kyle Busch won the Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500 at Texas on Wednesday (Oct. 28) for his first victory of the season. Martin Truex Jr., Christopher Bell, Ryan Blaney and Alex Bowman rounded out the top five. CHECKERED FLAG: BREAK THAT STREAK!@KyleBusch wins in 2020! pic.twitter.com/Z2p8T6Kidj — NASCAR (@NASCAR) …

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Kyle Busch Wins Rain-Delayed 2020 NASCAR Cup Series Race at Texas

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After a 72-hour rain and mist delay, Kyle Busch came back from the dead, so to speak, to win the Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500 at Texas Motor Speedway Wednesday night (Oct. 28). Though he was close on fuel, Busch saved as much as he could and held on to continue his yearly race-winning streak. ”I …

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Precipitation Delays Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500 NASCAR Cup Series Race

Clint Bowyer

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Sunday’s Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500 at Texas Motor Speedway has been delayed by precipitation in the area resulting from low cloud cover. The race was red-flagged 52 laps into the Sunday (Oct. 26) event, eventually prompting teams to place protective covers on their respective cars with Clint Bowyer scored as the leader. Prior to the …

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NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: 2020 Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500

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Yeehaw! It’s time for NASCAR Cup Series drivers to strap in their saddles and drive 550 horses (er, horsepower) at Texas Motor Speedway. Get your NASCAR DraftKings rosters ready for Sunday’s (Oct. 25) second race in the Round of 8. Just three races remain in the 2020 season: Texas, Martinsville Speedway and the Championship  4 …

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NASCAR FanDuel Forecast: AutoTrader EchoPark Automotive 500

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Fort Worth, Texas is home to two massive sporting venues. One is AT&T Stadium, known colloquially as “Jerryworld”, the home of the Dallas Cowboys and one of the most advanced sports facilities in the world. The other is Texas Motor Speedway, a 1.5-mile oval known both for its long distance races and variability as either …

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Stock Car Scoop: Bubba Wallace’s New Number

Bubba Wallace finally learned what number he will be driving in 2021. What number will that be? Find out in the latest edition of Stock Car Scoop.  Frontstretch‘s newest podcast focused on the motorsports news of the week also reveals the lineups for Texas Motor Speedway for this weekend’s races, as well as NASCAR silly …

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4 Burning Questions: Just How Bad Is the Current Rules Package?

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What developments in silly season happened this past week? Erik Jones was named to the Richard Petty Motorsports No. 43 after this season in the NASCAR Cup Series. In a press release containing multiple obvious errors that was published on its website hours before the official reveal, RPM announced that Jones has signed a multi-year …

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