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The Big 6: Questions Answered After the 2019 South Point 400 at Las Vegas

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Who… should you be talking about after the race? Martin Truex Jr. played his cards right in Las Vegas during the South Point 400. He had a solid car by the middle portion of the race, running down a strong Joey Logano for the stage two victory, but fell back amid some late-race drama. He …

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Who’s Hot & Who’s Not in NASCAR: Racing’s Hallowed Mausoleum

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Indianapolis Motor Speedway is one of the great cathedrals of auto racing, with over a century’s worth of events run there. One of the overlooked aspects of cathedrals, aside from their beauty, is that they are a little creepy at the same time. In the history of IMS, many racers have died while competing, making …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: 2019 Brickyard 400

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The Headline(s): A series of hard wrecks and hair-raising restarts made Sunday (Sept. 8) one of the wilder Brickyard 400s in recent memory. One of them involved Jimmie Johnson, whose spin in front of nearly the whole field ended his 15-year streak of NASCAR postseason appearances. Clint Bowyer and Ryan Newman were then able to …

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Jimmie Johnson Misses NASCAR Playoffs For First Time Ever

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The wrecked No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet driven by Jimmie Johnson is brought to the garage during the 2019 Big Machine Vodka 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Photo: Mark Kristl

The 15-year NASCAR playoff streak for Jimmie Johnson is over. Johnson’s run came to abrupt end during the final stage of Sunday’s (Sept. 8) Brickyard 400 for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Pinched on the inside during a restart, contact with William Byron sent the No. 48 team spinning in front of heavy traffic. …

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Who’s Hot & Who’s Not in NASCAR: Blast From the Past

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Tradition. That’s the theme of the Throwback Weekend at Darlington Raceway with the Bojangles Southern 500, and despite a start at 10 p.m. ET and not finishing until around 2 a.m., the full race distance was run before Hurricane Dorian could arrive. That commitment, whether in the stands or on the couch at home, deserves …

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The Big 6: Questions Answered After the 2019 Bojangles Southern 500

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Who… should you be talking about after the race? Erik Jones didn’t see the lead for the first time until there were under 100 laps to go, something that bodes well in a race where track conditions change. But to take the win, Jones had to battle Kyle Busch and Kyle Larson for the top …

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William Byron Claims Bojangles Southern 500 Pole, Youngest-Ever Pole Winner at Darlington

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21-year-old William Byron has become the youngest pole-sitter in Darlington Raceway’s 70-year history. Driving a throwback to Cole Trickle’s green and yellow No. 46 Chevrolet seen in the 1990 movie Days of Thunder, Byron laid down a lap of 172.487 mph to claim the top starting position for Sunday’s (Sep. 1) Bojangles’ Southern 500. The North …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: 2019 Bojangles’ Southern 500

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After a week off, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series returns to racing this Labor Day weekend for the Bojangles’ Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway. Many cars will be decked out in special throwback paint schemes, honoring drivers and NASCAR’s history. It’s truly a special event. Part of what makes the weekend special is knowing …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Ryan Blaney’s Playoff Outlook, Beer-Drinking in Ireland

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In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff differ on opinions of last week’s road course action at Watkins Glen International that saw Chase Elliott run a perfect race to hold off Martin Truex Jr. for the victory. Kyle Busch was the center of attention for a lot of the event after run-ins with …

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2-Headed Monster: Should NASCAR Take Action After Rough Driving at Watkins Glen?

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This past weekend’s road course events at Watkins Glen International had pretty much everything – turning both right and left, drivers spinning and sliding, tempers flaring and fantastic races to the finish on both days. Saturday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race featured a battle between Austin Cindric and AJ Allmendinger, while Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup …

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