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Thinkin’ Out Loud: Martin Truex Jr. Rides Clean Air to Pocono Victory

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Who’s in the headline Martin Truex Jr. started the Pocono 400 by winning the first stage and ended it with a trip to Victory Lane. After a strong early performance, the jack falling on a pit stop left him 14th and it took most of the race to work back through traffic. Truex’s misfortune, combined with a …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR FanDuel Forecast: Pocono 400

Ryan Blaney (Photo: Nigel Kinrade/NKP)

NASCAR heads to Pocono Raceway this weekend for the Pocono 400. Sunday’s race is the first of two Tricky Triangle races on the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series schedule. FanDuel debuted its new daily fantasy NASCAR contest at Talladega Superspeedway a few weeks ago and it will continue throughout the 2018 season. Sign up here …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR FanDuel Forecast: Coca-Cola 600

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NASCAR heads to Charlotte Motor Speedway this weekend for the Coca-Cola 600. Sunday night’s race (May 27) is the longest and one of the most prestigious on the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series schedule. FanDuel debuted its new daily fantasy NASCAR contest at Talladega Superspeedway a few weeks ago and it will continue on throughout …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: Kevin Harvick Slathers Competition in Kansas

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Who’s in the headline Kevin Harvick continues to confirm the belief that Ford is the manufacturer to beat in 2018 in Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. For the fifth time in 12 races, Harvick was in Victory Lane. He started the year with three wins in a row after the Daytona 500 and has now …

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William Byron Triggers Fiery Crash, Red Flag Late at Kansas

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The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series KC Masterpiece 400 was relatively uneventful most of the night. But after 237 laps with no unplanned cautions, the final 30 laps gave us three. The most serious came on lap 249, when William Byron triggered a vicious crash that resulted in a 13-minute, 13-second red flag. The driver of …

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Who’s Hot & Who’s Not in NASCAR: First 2018 Trip to the First State

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The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series went to Dover International Speedway this weekend as the closing act of a tripleheader of national series action, but rain dampened the mood as Kevin Harvick destroyed the field in the AAA 400 Drive for Autism as cars ticked away the laps single-file at the Monster Mile. The win …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR FanDuel Forecast: AAA 400

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The Frontstretch 5: Winless Drivers in 2018 Who Can Turn It Around at Dover

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1. Kyle Larson While Larson has yet to score a Cup win at Dover International Speedway, he has led 463 laps at the 1-mile oval.  That’s good for sixth among all active drivers, and Larson has done it in just eight races—that’s between eight and 26 fewer races than anyone else in the top 10 …

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5 Points To Ponder: Talladega Teamwork Carries Joey Logano, Ford

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ONE: Fords Fight To The Front At A Plate Race… Again Joey Logano won the battle Sunday (April 29) at Talladega, but Fords won the war. The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race was a master class in a manufacturer sticking together in order to keep their place at the front. Team Penske was first …

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Who’s Hot & Who’s Not in NASCAR: Talladega Edition

Ryan Newman in the garage at Chicagoland Speedway, September 2017. Photo: NKP

(Photo: Barry Cantrell/NKP)

What happened this weekend when the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series traveled to the largest track on the circuit for the GEICO 500? The short answer is that Joey Logano won at Talladega Superspeedway for the third time in his career. It was the first 2018 victory for Team Penske, and Logano became the sixth …

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