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The Underdog House: Flipping the Script

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Top of the Class As is often the case for superspeedway races, the top of the finishing order from the 1000bulbs.com 500 was overrun with underfunded teams. It’s always interesting to see which meek teams survive the carnage to turn the tables on the mighty. It took a while, but Michael McDowell finally earned his …

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Matt Borland Reinstated After Completing Road to Recovery Program

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series crew chief Matt Borland has completed the Road to Recovery program and will be reinstated from his suspension, NASCAR announced Tuesday, Sept. 24. Borland is the crew chief for Ty Dillon’s No. 13 in the Cup Series. He was suspended indefinitely near the end of August for violating NASCAR’s substance …

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The Underdog House: Viva Lost Vegas

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Top of the Class The bright lights of the Vegas strip bring all the underdogs out in hopes of striking a big win and becoming a big dog instantly. Rarely do such things happen in the city and certainly nothing like that happened on the racetrack Sunday. Ty Dillon carried the torch for the underdogs …

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The Underdog House: Kiss My Bricks

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Top of the Class Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr. hasn’t had too much to get excited about lately. In fact, it’s been over 18 months since his last top-10 finish in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Questions about his ability and job security have swirled like a Midwestern twister, but he and team owner Richard …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: 2019 Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race

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Are you ready for some short-track racing, where calamity lurks at every corner? It’s Bristol, baby! The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to Bristol Motor Speedway for the Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race on Saturday (Aug. 17) at 7:30 p.m. ET. The “sticky stuff” is back on the track, this time in the …

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Ty Dillon, K&L Team for Michigan

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A new sponsor and new colors comes aboard Germain Racing’s No. 13 Chevrolet this weekend at Michigan International Speedway. K&L Ready Mix joins Ty Dillon and the team for Sunday’s (Aug. 11) Consumers Energy 400. NEWS: K&L Ready Mix Partners with Germain Racing to Sponsor the No. 13 Camaro ZL1 at @MISpeedway Details ➡️ https://t.co/5uqsztq2hQ …

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Who’s Hot & Who’s Not in NASCAR: It’s Clobberin’ Time

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The theme of this weekend’s NASCAR action was “payback.” It started with the Gander Outdoors Truck Series on Thursday night (August 1) in the Eldora Dirt Derby, as Tyler Dippel got into Ben Rhodes after the checkered flag in return for being shoved into the wall in the final laps. Then in the Xfinity Series …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: 2019 Foxwoods Resort Casino 301

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It’s time for some NASCAH racing (er, NASCAR) at New Hampshire Motor Speedway up in the northeast. The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to Loudon, N.H. for the Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 on Sunday, July 21 at 3 p.m. ET. Get your fantasy NASCAR DraftKings rosters ready! As is the case at tracks less …

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The Underdog House: Independents Day

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Top of The Class Justin Haley came into this weekend’s races at Daytona International Speedway thinking that he was owed a bit of justice after having his first career Xfinity Series win taken away for going below the yellow line last summer. He may have figured the score was as close to even as it …

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