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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.

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

NASCAR Starting Lineup for Sunday's Dixie Vodka 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway

Denny Hamlin on the pole for the fifth straight race at this 1.5-mile oval
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NASCAR Starting Lineup for Sunday's Dixie Vodka 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway

NASCAR hopes the third time is the charm, producing a third straight first-time winner to start the 2021 season at Homestead-Miami Speedway for the Dixie Vodka 400. A race that was once the site of the season finale is moved up to the first month this year as part of the sport's scheduling overhaul amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

75 Funny Fantasy NASCAR Team Names for 2021

Looking for a fun team name to spice up your fantasy NASCAR league?
75 Funny Fantasy NASCAR Team Names for 2021

The 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season is set to crank up with the 63rd running of the Daytona 500 on Feb. 14. That means it's time to start registering for your favorite fantasy NASCAR league on NASCAR.com, Fantrax, Fantasy Racing Online or even on DFS (FanDuel, DraftKings, etc.).

Xfinity 500 (Martinsville) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

Martinsville mayhem likely in NASCAR's penultimate race of 2020
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Xfinity 500 (Martinsville) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

Halloween weekend in the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series this year gives us a special treat: racing on the circuit’s oldest track, Martinsville Speedway, for the Xfinity 500. This Virginia treasure has played host to some of the best playoff races since the sport moved to a postseason format in 2004 and this Sunday should be no exception.

 

NASCAR Starting Lineup for Sunday's Xfinity 500 at Martinsville Speedway

Brad Keselowski on the pole for NASCAR's final short track race of 2020
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NASCAR Starting Lineup for Sunday's Xfinity 500 at Martinsville Speedway

The XFINITY 500 serves as the penultimate race of the 2020 NASCAR season at Martinsville Speedway. The sport's shortest track with a history of close competition now wraps up the Round of 8 as the number of championship-eligible drivers will be cut down to four by the checkered flag.

 

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.

 

AutoTrader EchoPark Automotive 500 (Texas) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

Three races left as the number three takes center stage in NASCAR
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AutoTrader EchoPark Automotive 500 (Texas) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

Three races remain in the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season as the sport heads to Texas Motor Speedway for the running of the AutoTrader EchoPark Automotive 500. Indeed, the number three looms large over the sport itself heading to this 1.5-mile oval.

 

Hollywood Casino 400 (Kansas) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

Kansas Speedway kicks off the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series Round of 8
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Hollywood Casino 400 (Kansas) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

And then... there were eight. The semifinal round of the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series playoffs starts Sunday with the Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway. Just four races remain to complete a season no one thought might happen at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic several months ago.

 

YellaWood 500 (Talladega) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

Wild card weekend not in football... but in NASCAR at Talladega
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YellaWood 500 (Talladega) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

Talladega Superspeedway and its YellaWood 500 this weekend (Sunday, Oct. 4) serves as the biggest hurdle for all NASCAR playoff drivers inside the Round of 12. The final pack racing event of the year will keep most, if not all, drivers in the 39-car field superglued together, giving most of them a shot to draft to the lead on any particular lap.

 

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