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Thinkin’ Out Loud: 2019 Coke Zero Sugar 400 at Daytona

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The Headline(s): With weather impending after a lap 119 wreck, Kurt Busch came to pit road after NASCAR gave the one-to-go command, handing the race lead to Justin Haley. NASCAR then reversed course and kept the race under yellow after lightning reportedly struck within eight miles of Daytona International Speedway, necessitating a red flag that …

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Brad Keselowski, William Byron Tangle In Cup Practice For 2019 Coke Zero Sugar 400

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice Thursday (July 4) at Daytona International Speedway ended with two of the sport’s big names at odds. A bump by Brad Keselowski sent William Byron onto the apron, the No. 24 heading to a backup car and Team Penske’s 2012 Cup champion making a statement. Earlier in the day, …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Josh Williams Trusting the Process At DGM, Believes He Can Win Daytona

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In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss an awesome weekend of racing at Chicagoland Speedway, where Alex Bowman won his first race in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series in a late-race battle with Kyle Larson. Hendrick Motorsports showed at Chicago, with both Jimmie Johnson and William Byron also being in contention …

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Did You Notice?: Daytona’s Diversity & NASCAR’s Playoff Grid That Actually Works

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Did You Notice? … Daytona International Speedway has had a different winner for its Coke Zero 400 summer race every year this decade? Three of those were first-timers, while a fourth, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., earned his second career Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory. COKE ZERO 400 WINNERS SINCE 2010 2010: Kevin Harvick 2011: David Ragan* 2012: Tony Stewart …

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5 Points To Ponder: 2019 NASCAR Stewart-Haas Racing Slump Digs New Low

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ONE: Hendrick Motorsports Breaks Through. Will It Last? Alex Bowman wasn’t the only one celebrating from the Hendrick Motorsports camp at Chicagoland Speedway. The driver of the No. 88 Chevrolet scored his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory Sunday (June 30), but he was one of four HMS drivers to finish inside the top …

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Alex Bowman, Joey Logano Top Cup Series Practices at Chicagoland

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The draft is back in the windy city as Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers took to Chicagoland Speedway for a pair of practice sessions Saturday, June 29. Alex Bowman and Joey Logano lead first and final practice, respectively. Practice 1 Hendrick Motorsports took three of the top five spots in the first session, with …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR FanDuel Forecast: Camping World 400

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The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series returns to a more traditional track this weekend as the series will race on 1.5-mile Chicagoland Speedway. It is important when filling out your daily fantasy NASCAR FanDuel roster to make note of who has been fast on these types of cookie-cutter tracks this year. They’re still the bread-and-butter …

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NASCAR 101: Active Drivers Without a Cup Top 5

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156 races. That’s how many starts it took for Matt DiBenedetto to have a top five in Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series competition. After a Cup career that began in 2015 and yielded four top 10s prior to 2019, DiBenedetto wheeled his No. 95 to a fourth-place run at Sonoma Raceway, scoring his first top …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: 2019 Toyota/Save Mart 350k at Sonoma

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The Headline(s): Toyota absolutely dominated their namesake race, with Martin Truex, Jr. leading 58 of 90 laps to score a comfortable win over teammate Kyle Busch, his fourth victory of 2019, his 23rd in Cup and his 36th career NASCAR national series triumph.  Now THAT’s the way a @ToyotaRacing #Camry is supposed to look! Nice …

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Up to Speed: Strong Finish Slips Away from William Byron

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William Byron’s 19th-place result at Sonoma Raceway does not tell the full story of his race.  The No. 24 team experienced an up and down day in the California wine country. Just like several other races this season, Byron started off very well.  He even looked like one of the drivers to beat.  But in …

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