NASCAR Race Weekend Central

Who’s Hot & Who’s Not in NASCAR: William Byron’s Rough Rookie Season Continues

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Chase Elliott earned his second Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series win in three weeks, and the third of his MENCS career, by taking the checkered flag at Kansas Speedway on Sunday in the Hollywood Casino 400. The Hendrick Motorsports driver held off Joe Gibbs Racing’s Kyle Busch and Chip Ganassi Racing’s Kyle Larson, who finished …

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The Big 6: Questions Answered After the 2018 1000Bulbs.com 500

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Who… gets my shoutout of the race? How about three of them this week?  It’s impossible to ignore the finishes Jimmie Johnson and Paul Menard had because both were 35th or worse at some point. Johnson spun early and recovered to seventh, while Menard had a couple of issues, losing two laps before coming back to …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: Ryan Blaney Wins the ROVAL, Kyle Larson Survives to Advance

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Who’s in the headline The list of road course favorites was long going into the first ROVAL race, and it was a safe bet that Ryan Blaney wasn’t on most of those lists. However, sometimes it is better to be lucky than good, and Blaney was lucky to be in the right place at the …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR FanDuel Forecast: South Point 400

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The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series begins their ten-race playoff this weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. 16 drivers will begin their quest for the ultimate prize, a series championship starting with the inaugural South Point 400. The green flag flies at 3 p.m. ET this Sunday, Sept. 16, on NBC Sports Network. Here are …

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4 Burning Questions: What’s Really Stopping NASCAR from Promoting Eldora?

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Why isn’t NASCAR open to an XFINITY Series race at Eldora Speedway? This week, Brian France made a rare public appearance when he joined SiriusXM’s NASCAR channel to answer some questions and gave his thoughts on various topics going on in the sport. One of the topics discussed by France involved the potential inclusion of …

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The Big 6: Questions Answered After The Foxwoods Resort Casino 301

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Who… gets my shoutout of the race? Sure, he didn’t win; in fact, Kurt Busch was lucky to scrounge up eighth after tumbling late in the race following a bizarre green-flag pit sequence where he got caught up with Ryan Blaney. Busch stopped before his pit box, thinking Blaney was done with his service but wound up …

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Kentucky NASCAR Penalty Report Penalizes Two Teams For Missing Lugnuts

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NASCAR released its penalty report Tuesday morning (July 17) for last weekend’s events at Kentucky Speedway. While no Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series teams are on it, one each from both the XFINITY and Camping World Truck series made the cut. Team Penske’s No. 22 XFINITY Series Ford Mustang was penalized for an improperly-secured lugnut. …

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Entry List: ALSCO 300

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After a wild race at Daytona International Speedway, the NASCAR XFINITY Series heads to Kentucky Speedway on Friday, July 13. It’ll be the series’ third night race and their 17th event of the 2018 season. Just 39 teams are entered this week with only a few changes to note. If that number holds, it would …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: Erik Jones Dips & Dives to 1st Career Victory at Daytona

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Who’s in the headline Erik Jones survived the carnage Saturday night (July 7) at Daytona International Speedway. That included eight cautions in the Coke Zero Sugar 400 which involved incidents, including one that gave him damage. But Jones came back from a lap down, breezing through the draft and scored his first career win. Ricky …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR Hot-Starts: Coke Zero Sugar 400

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The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series makes its way back to Daytona International Speedway for Saturday night’s Coke Zero Sugar 400. The green flag flies at 7 p.m. ET on NBC. It’s the latest race for FanDuel’s daily fantasy NASCAR contest. Play at fanduel.com/frontstretch this weekend and you could win $450 cash! First prize also includes a …

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