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Kenseth, Hamlin win Budweiser Duel at Daytona

Joe Gibbs Racing teammates sweep Duels; crash mars second race
Matt Kenseth and Denny Hamlin win NASCAR's Budweiser Duel at Daytona; field for the 2014 Daytona 500 set.

The Budweiser Duel at Daytona, NASCAR’s twin qualifying races that set the field for the Daytona 500, enjoyed its first setting in prime time on Thursday evening. While the week leading up to the event witnessed practice crashes that forced seven teams to back-up cars, the Duel was a comparatively composed affair — until the final turn of the night.

Fantasy NASCAR Picks for the Auto Club 400 at Fontana

Predicting the best fantasy drivers in California so you don't have to.
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<p> Dustin Long ranks each driver on the NASCAR Sprint Cup circuit for this weekend's Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway.</p>

The 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup circuit heads back out west for the Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif. To help guide you through the 2013 Fantasy NASCAR season, Athlon Sports contributor Dustin Long will be offering his best predictions for each race. And because Yahoo's Fantasy Auto Racing game is arguably the most popular, he’ll break down the picks according to its NASCAR driver classes — A-List, B-List, C-List.

All-Time NASCAR Cup Series Wins List

Richard Petty leads the Top 30 list with 200 wins
The drivers with the most wins in NASCAR Cup Series history

The NASCAR Cup series is America’s premier racing circuit, with a rich history of larger-than-life champions and a tall-tale origin story rooted in Prohibition-era bootlegging and rum-running. But the real fuel to the sport’s popularity is the need for speed and the thrill of the all-out competition — which often runs as close to the edge as possible.

 

Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race (Bristol) Preview and Fantasy Predictions

NASCAR Silly Season finally takes off at a time short track racing is heating up
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Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race (Bristol) Preview and Fantasy Predictions

Bristol Motor Speedway's August night race in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series is known for frayed tempers, wild wrecks and sparks flying on the racetrack. Reports of a narrower racing groove this year could bring the bump-and-runs and grinding fenders back to previous highs.

NASCAR Starting Lineup for Saturday's Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway

Denny Hamlin earns his first pole of 2019
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NASCAR Starting Lineup for Saturday's Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series tackles Thunder Valley in Tennessee this weekend with the annual August night race at Bristol Motor Speedway. The half-mile oval boasts the quickest lap times on the circuit, drivers making a lap in under 15 seconds with average speeds approaching 130 miles an hour. It leaves you little margin for error as a simple short track bump could wipe out half-a-dozen cars or more in a matter of seconds.

 

NASCAR Starting Lineup for Sunday's Consumers Energy 400 at Michigan International Speedway

Hometown favorite Brad Keselowski sits on the pole
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NASCAR Starting Lineup for Sunday's Consumers Energy 400 at Michigan International Speedway

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series hops back onto oval tracks with the Consumers Energy 400 from Michigan International Speedway on Sunday, Aug. 11. Just four regular-season races remain before the playoffs as NASCAR shifts to the mecca of America car manufacturing outside Detroit.

 

Go Bowling At The Glen (Watkins Glen) Preview and Fantasy Predictions

Watkins Glen provides a NASCAR Playoff bubble opportunity
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Go Bowling At The Glen (Watkins Glen) Preview and Fantasy Predictions

With five regular-season races left, drivers on the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoff bubble are on edge, ready to strike when given the opportunity. Sunday's Go Bowling At The Glen, held at the winding road course of Watkins Glen, New York, is one of their last chances to reach victory lane and secure a spot.

 

NASCAR Starting Lineup for Sunday's Gander RV 400 at Pocono Raceway

Fords take top three spots for Sunday's run at The Tricky Triangle
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NASCAR Starting Lineup for Sunday's Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series moves into the second part of its northern swing as it heads to Pocono Raceway this weekend for the Gander RV 400. Located in the mountains of Pennsylvania, the 2.5-mile, three-turn track has affectionately gained the nickname The Tricky Triangle. Its layout makes it one of the most unique and challenging courses on the NASCAR schedule.

 

NASCAR Starting Lineup for Sunday's Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway

Brad Keselowski earns his first pole in nearly two years
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NASCAR Starting Lineup for Sunday's Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads north this weekend for the Foxwoods Resort Casino 301, competing at New Hampshire Motor Speedway's picturesque one-mile oval. Typically, it's the perfect spot to escape the summer heat but there's no such luck thus far in 2019. The hottest global summer on record in the Northern Hemisphere means temperatures will rise as high as 97 degrees during practice Saturday afternoon.

 

Quaker State 400 (Kentucky) Preview and Fantasy Predictions

1.5-mile Kentucky Speedway kicks off NASCAR's second half of the season
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Quaker State 400 (Kentucky) Preview and Fantasy Predictions

Eighteen races down, 18 races to go. The 2019 Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway kicks off the second half of NASCAR’s 36-race schedule, one of the longest in sports (February through November). Technically, just eight races remain in the regular season before the 10-race playoff kicks in to crown the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion.

 

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