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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.

NASCAR Numbers Game: 7 Amazing Stats for Indianapolis

David Smith crunches the numbers to reveal some telling stats for the Brickyard 400
David Smith crunches the numbers to reveal some revealing NASCAR stats for the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

For the 20th time, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will descend upon Indianapolis Motor Speedway this weekend, but the track isn’t the primary topic.

Top 10 Feel-Good Wins in NASCAR History

Vickers earns first NASCAR win since 2009 in New Hampshire

Through the Gears: Four things we learned in New Hampshire
Reaction from New Hampshire Motor Speedway, where Brian Vickers won his first NASCR Sprint Cup race since 2009.

There was a time Brian Vickers was left for dead. I’m not just talking NASCAR here, I’m talking life.  Brian Vickers

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.

Bluegreen Vacations 500 (Phoenix) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

ISM Raceway is the final elimination race before this year's championship finale
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Bluegreen Vacations 500 (Phoenix) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

After eight months and 34 races in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, it's finally time to whittle down the playoff field to this year's Championship 4. ISM Raceway in Phoenix hosts the penultimate race of the season, a Round of 8 elimination which sets up the grand finale next week at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

 

AAA Texas 500 NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

Which championship contenders will make their presence felt in the Lone Star State?
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AAA Texas 500 NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

They say everything's bigger in Texas. But as the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads into the Lone Star State for Sunday's 2019 AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway, the number of viable championship contenders has shrunk considerably.

 

NASCAR Starting Lineup for Sunday's Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway

Rookie Daniel Hemric on the pole for as playoff field set to get whittled to eight
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NASCAR Starting Lineup for Sunday's Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series closes out the second round of its 2019 playoffs this weekend with its second visit to Kansas Speedway. Kyle Larson and Ryan Blaney have already locked themselves into the Round of 8 with wins at Dover International Speedway and Talladega Superspeedway, respectively. However, 10 more drivers will fight for the remaining six spots to keep their championship hopes alive one more week.

 

Hollywood Casino 400 (Kansas) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

Hendrick Motorsports fighting hard to avoid playoff elimination
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Hollywood Casino 400 (Kansas) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

Chase Elliott is the defending winner of the Hollywood Casino 400. It remains his only victory on an intermediate track in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series.

 

For Elliott and Hendrick Motorsports to salvage their season, Elliott may need to have lightning strike twice.

 

NASCAR Starting Lineup for Sunday's 1000Bulbs.com 500 at Talladega Superspeedway

Hendrick Motorsports goes 1-2-3-4 as Chase Elliott seeks a Talladega sweep
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NASCAR Starting Lineup for Sunday's 1000Bulbs.com 500 at Talladega Superspeedway

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to the most unpredictable racetrack of its 2019 playoffs this weekend: Talladega Superspeedway. The 2.66-mile tri-oval is one of the fastest on the circuit, breeding pack racing under a rules package that gives anyone in the field a realistic chance to win.

 

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