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Kurt Busch Confident He’ll Re-Sign with Stewart-Haas Racing

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2017 started off with the highest of highs for Kurt Busch and Stewart-Haas Racing, winning the Daytona 500. Since then, it’s been a roller coaster, featuring up-and-down finishes that are defining his season. Still, as the NASCAR season hits its halfway point, the team’s confidence remains high. Busch sits 15th in the championship standings heading …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR Forecast Powered By DraftKings: Overtons 301 Preview

(Photo: Matthew T. Thacker NKP)

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series now heads to New England for the Overtons 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway this Sunday at 3:00 p.m. ET. Daily fantasy NASCAR prep starts when cars hit the track on Friday at 11:30 a.m. for first practice; Coors Light Pole Qualifying follows at 4:45. Here are eight drivers …

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Did You Notice?: NASCAR Daytona Races Can Be Deceiving

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Did You Notice? … NASCAR races at Daytona can be deceiving? The sport’s Super Bowl, February’s Daytona 500 is known as a race whose winner rarely competes for the series title. Only Jimmie Johnson (2006 & 2013) has accomplished the feat since 1998. There’s a lot of reasons Daytona winds up so different than the rest …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: Kevin Harvick Finally Tastes Well Aged Victory at Sonoma

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Who’s in the headline: In a race that saw strategies all over the board, 10 different leaders exchanged the lead 13 times, and questions about leaders having enough fuel to the make the finish emerged to make the Toyota/Save Mart 350 one of the most compelling races of the season. When the checkered flag flew, it …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR Forecast Powered by DraftKings: FireKeepers Casino 400 Preview

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade NKP)

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to Michigan International Speedway for the FireKeepers Casino 400 this Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m. ET. Your daily fantasy NASCAR team will now be faced with the prospect of conquering this two-mile oval that is one of the fastest on the circuit. Cars hit the track on Friday …

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2017 Frontstretch Cup: Pocono 400 Predictions

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Welcome to our 10th year of staff predictions! Each week, our experts attempt to tell you who the winner of each Cup race will be. Take a look to see who your favorite writers think will win it all (or at least score some points) this week in the Pocono 400! Think you can out-prognosticate …

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Stewart-Haas Racing Fitting Right into Ford

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One of the biggest questions going into 2017 was how would Stewart-Haas Racing fit into the Ford camp, after spending it’s first eight years in NASCAR under the Chevrolet banner. Since Kurt Busch kicked off the campaign winning the Daytona 500, it’s safe to say it started well. Since then, it’s been an up-and-down season …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR Forecast Powered by DraftKings: Axalta 400 Preview

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DraftKings daily fantasy NASCAR turns toward the Tricky Triangle in northeast Pennsylvania this weekend. The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to Pocono Raceway for the Pocono 400 Presented by Axalta this Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m. Cars hit the track on Friday at 11 a.m. for first practice; Coors Light Pole Qualifying follows at …

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