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5 Points To Ponder: Martinsville Madness

Martinsville Madness In the interests of full disclosure, there isn’t a track I enjoy more than the iconic Martinsville Speedway. For each of the last 12 seasons, I have had the pleasure of writing about the famed old paper clip. I like to make note of the fact that Martinsville …

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Up to Speed: Kurt Busch Impressive at Chip Ganassi Racing

Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Auto Club Speedway belonged to Kyle Busch.  But nobody should overlook the accomplishments of his older brother early in the season. Kurt Busch left Stewart-Haas Racing after a successful five-year run.  He took over driving duties for Chip Ganassi Racing’s No. 1 …

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Xfinity Breakdown: History Will Have To Wait as California’s Cole Custer Has His Day in the Sun

Kyle Busch haters, this one was for you. The Production Alliance Group 300 at Auto Club Speedway sure started out looking like another romp for Rowdy. He won the first two stages with ease, something he hadn’t done even while rolling to back-to-back Xfinity Series victories the previous two weeks. …

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Pit Road Mistakes Cost Busch the Lead in Xfinity Race, Bid for 200 Wins Moves to Sunday

They say that records are meant to be broken but some records seem insurmountable: the Boston Celtics’ eight straight championships; Wilt Chamberlain’s 100-point game; Wayne Gretzky’s 2,857 career points. Up until recently, NASCAR’s unattainable record was 200 wins, set by seven-time Cup Series champion Richard Petty between 1960 and 1984. …

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Cole Custer wins Xfinity Series race at Auto Club Speedway, denying Busch his 200th win

A caution, a slow pit stop, and a pit road penalty changed the entire complexion of the Xfinity Series race at Auto Club Speedway. When the checkered flag flew, Cole Custer won the Production Alliance Group 300. It is his first victory this season, his third career Xfinity Series victory, …

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