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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.

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

Brad Keselowski starts on the pole in NASCAR's Round of 16 Finale
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NASCAR Starting Lineup for Saturday's Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway

NASCAR's most famous race under the lights takes center stage Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway. The 60th Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race will mark the first time Thunder Valley's short track runs a race during the Cup Series postseason.

 

Cook Out Southern 500 (Darlington) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

NASCAR's postseason begins with one of its crown jewel events
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Cook Out Southern 500 (Darlington) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

It's hard to believe but the NASCAR postseason has arrived, on schedule despite a two-month COVID-19 suspension. One of the sport's crown jewel events, the Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway, will serve as the playoff opener on Sunday night (Sept. 6) as the Cup Series begins its 10-race championship chase.

 

Coke Zero Sugar 400 (Daytona) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

Setting the stage for NASCAR's regular-season finale at Daytona
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Coke Zero Sugar 400 (Daytona) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

This has been a year in sports unlike any other. But Saturday night, NASCAR will hold its regular-season finale, on schedule, at Daytona International Speedway. The Coke Zero Sugar 400, moved this year from its traditional July 4th weekend, will still provide fireworks as the remainder of the sport's 16-driver field will be determined by the parity and unpredictability of a superspeedway draft.

 

This Day in Sports History: August 18

Recapping events that took place in the sports world on this day
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This Day in Sports History: August 18

The history of sports is both vast and rich, thanks to the existence of so many different ones and the longevity associated with them. With so much history to cull through, Athlon Sports wanted to offer the opportunity to look back and see what memorable things happened or milestones were reached on a specific date.

 

With that in mind, August 18 is a day in which a beaning cut short a promising baseball career and A-Rod extended his career grand slam record.

 

NASCAR Fantasy Picks: Best Michigan International Speedway Drivers for DraftKings

Get your roster set for the sport's first August doubleheader
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NASCAR Fantasy Picks: Best Michigan International Speedway Drivers for DraftKings

After clawing for lobsters up in New Hampshire, the NASCAR Cup Series heads to the Irish Hills of Michigan for a double-dose of DraftKings contests. The FireKeepers Casino 400 airs Saturday, Aug. 8 at 4 p.m. ET, while the Consumers Energy 400 is the following day at 4:30 p.m. ET. Both will air on NBC Sports Network, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio.

 

NASCAR Starting Lineup for Saturday's FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway

Defending race winner Joey Logano starts up front a second straight year
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NASCAR Starting Lineup for Saturday's FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway

The NASCAR Cup Series heads to the Irish Hills of Michigan International Speedway this weekend for a stock car doubleheader. A total of 624 miles will be run over two days, starting with the Firekeepers Casino 400 on Saturday, Aug. 8. It's the first time in MIS history they'll run two Cup races in a single weekend.

 

Super Start Batteries 400 (Kansas) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

A look back at NASCAR's topsy-turvy first half of 2020
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Super Start Batteries 400 (Kansas) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

The 2020 Super Start Batteries 400 kicks off the second half of the NASCAR Cup Series season. Kansas Speedway will host the third 1.5-mile oval in a row on the schedule before a much-needed 10-day breather. It'll be the longest time off for the Cup level since its return from a two-month COVID-19 suspension in mid-May.

 

O'Reilly Auto Parts 500 (Texas) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

COVID-19 once brought NASCAR to a screeching halt. Not anymore.
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O'Reilly Auto Parts 500 (Texas) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

March 29, 2020 was the original date of the O'Reilly Auto Parts 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. NASCAR chose to postpone that event due to the COVID-19 pandemic ravaging the country. On that day, there were 341 total coronavirus cases reported in all of Texas.

 

NASCAR Starting Lineup for Sunday's Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway

Kyle Busch starts from the pole. Can he finally win a Cup race in 2020?
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NASCAR Starting Lineup for Sunday's Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway

The NASCAR Cup Series moves to Kentucky Speedway this week for the 2020 Quaker State 400. The 1.5-mile oval is just 130 miles southeast of Indianapolis as the sport continues its trek around the Ohio Valley.

 

It’s just the 10th Cup race at a track that was added to the schedule in 2011. At first, drivers loved the aging asphalt that created multiple grooves and wore tires to shreds. But a recent repaving, in 2016, has upped speeds while making passing more difficult under the current handling package.

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