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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.

Top 10 Feel-Good Wins in NASCAR History

NASCAR Fantasy Picks: Best Sonoma Raceway Drivers for DraftKings

Set your roster for NASCAR's weekend in wine country
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NASCAR Fantasy Picks: Best Sonoma Raceway Drivers for DraftKings

For the first time in nearly two years, the NASCAR Cup Series returns to wine country, California's Sonoma Raceway. Let Frontstretch.com's Joy Tomlinson set your NASCAR DraftKings lineup for Sunday's Toyota/Save Mart 350.

 

NASCAR Starting Lineup for Sunday's Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway

Kyle Larson starts on the pole for a fourth straight race out in wine country
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NASCAR Starting Lineup for Sunday's Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway

The NASCAR Cup Series heads to California for the first time in two years this weekend with the running of the Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway. The winding, 12-turn road course had been part of the Cup schedule since 1989 until the COVID-19 pandemic forced its cancellation one year ago.

 

NASCAR Starting Lineup for Sunday's Drydene 400 at Dover International Speedway

Martin Truex Jr. starts from the pole at the Monster Mile
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NASCAR Starting Lineup for Sunday's Drydene 400 at Dover International Speedway

The NASCAR Cup Series hits the halfway point on the 2021 regular season with a trip to Dover International Speedway. The Drydene 400 on Sunday will be the only time this season they'll visit the one-mile concrete oval known as the Monster Mile.

 

It's the first time in 51 years (1970) the Dover schedule has been reduced from two dates to one. Track ownership chose to shift the second date to long-dormant Nashville Superspeedway, which will host its first NASCAR race of any kind in a decade on June 20.

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.

 

Goodyear 400 (Darlington) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

What does the "Lady in Black" have in store during NASCAR's Throwback Weekend
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Goodyear 400 (Darlington) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

Darlington Raceway is the site of this weekend's Goodyear 400, the perfect setting for NASCAR's annual Throwback Weekend. Here to preview the Cup Series' version of Halloween is Frontstretch.com's Zach Sturniolo.

 

Buschy McBusch Race 400 (Kansas) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

Can Kansas kickstart Kevin Harvick's 2021 season?
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Buschy McBusch Race 400 (Kansas) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

NASCAR has had its share of bizarre race names through the years. Just this February, the sport's Xfinity Series kicked off its schedule with the Beef. It's What's For Dinner 300. But the Buschy McBusch Race 400 is easily the strangest twist on sponsorship in recent memory.

 

Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500 (Martinsville) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

NASCAR's oldest track on the circuit kickstarts its longest stretch of 2021
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Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500 (Martinsville) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

The Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway kickstarts the largest portion of the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series schedule. This April 10 showdown (7:30 p.m. ET, FOX Sports 1) is the first of 17 consecutive weekends of racing, running all the way through July 18 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

 

Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 (Atlanta) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

Will the five multi-race winners of 2020 cash in on 2021?
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Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 (Atlanta) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

March Madness reigns supreme in the background of the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway (Sunday, 3:30 p.m. ET, FOX). But while college basketball Cinderellas take center stage in Indianapolis, NASCAR's top seeds should establish themselves up front at this 1.54-mile quad oval.

 

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